The firebrand leader of months-long street protests which preceded Thailand's latest coup appeared in court Monday to deny a murder charge over a bloody crackdown on opposition “Red Shirt” supporters four years ago.
A 10-year-old girl died in a grenade blast while four others — including a soldier — were killed in a shootout hours later in Thailand's war-torn deep south, officials said Monday.
Thailand's railway authority said on Thursday it will re-launch women- and children-only carriages in main routes nationwide after a 13-year-old girl was raped and killed in her berth on an overnight train earlier this month.
The Bank of Thailand is encouraging Thai investors to gain a greater understanding on the use of Chinese yuan as a means for trade and investment. The move comes on the back of the yuan's apparent increase in importance in world trade and its potential to become an international currency.
Critics and journalists raised concerns Saturday about the Thai military government's latest move to tighten its grip on the media by banning them from criticizing the junta's
Thailand's deposed former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday ruled out going into self-exile to avoid possible criminal charges, after the country's junta gave her permission to travel overseas.
An anti-corruption body has recommended criminal charges against an ousted Thai prime minister over her government's rice subsidy program.
Although tourism in Thailand was hit by political chaos and other woes in the first six months of the year, there are positive signs that business will return in the remaining months.
A Thai court Thursday passed a suspended prison sentence on an anti-coup activist for breaching a ban on political gatherings, his lawyer said, in the first protest-related verdict since the military takeover.
Thailand's military court has issued an arrest warrant for the spokesman of an anti-coup group over alleged arms offences, an accusation firmly rejected by the former minister.