Thailand's new military-stacked National Legislative Assembly convened for the first time on Friday, electing a president in a key step towards crafting a new constitution likely to embed the army's political influence.
Thailand is pushing to regulate its commercial surrogacy industry as a case involving Australian parents and another involving a Japanese businessman have raised concerns.
Thailand's revered but elderly King Bhumibol Adulyadej is due to return to Bangkok Wednesday for the first time in just over a year for a medical check-up, the Royal Household Bureau said.
Thailand's junta has banned a computer game which allows players to craft their own military dictatorship in a fictional paradise where “sunny beaches and political corruption” co-exist, authorities said Tuesday.
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.