Updated Wednesday, October 1, 2014 0:03 am TWN
A former railway worker in Thailand was sentenced to death Tuesday for raping a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train, then killing her and throwing her body out the window, an attack that sparked outrage in the Southeast Asian nation and prompted calls for the execution of rapists.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Friday, September 12, 2014
An “unprecedented” number of people have been charged with insulting Thailand's monarchy since the coup, Amnesty International said Thursday, with 14 Thais indicted under the controversial lese majeste law in less than four months.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Monday, September 1, 2014
Thailand's coup leader and newly appointed premier Prayuth Chan-Ocha on Sunday received royal endorsement for a cabinet stacked with soldiers, as the military extended its reach into the kingdom's politics.
Friday, August 29, 2014
A Thai court on Thursday dismissed murder charges against former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody 2010 protest crackdown, months after a military coup tipped the balance of power in the politically divided nation.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014
Thailand's junta leader, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as prime minister on Monday following an endorsement from the country's monarch.
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