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Three months after overthrowing an elected government, Thailand's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will prolong his rule and bolster the military's grip on power.
 

Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform for good -- to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military's grip on power.
Thai army ruler nominated as next prime minister

 

The United Nations' human rights office has voiced alarm at recent arrests and jail sentences for insulting Thailand's monarchy, warning of "chilling effects" on freedom of expression under the junta.
 

Another bitcoin trading company has emerged as a legally registered entity in Thailand after obtaining e-commerce registration with a local district office in June, with its digital currency trade restricted to baht. The registration was obtained despite doubts over the legality of the virtual currency.
 

The water is dark and smells like a rotten pond in summer. It fills a concrete hole roughly half the size of an Olympic swimming pool.
Thailand's booming animal attractions get animal welfare activists fired up

 

Four couples from the United States and Australia have been prevented from leaving Thailand with surrogate babies as part of a government crackdown on the burgeoning commercial surrogacy industry, an Australian broadcaster reported Friday.
 

An Australian couple at the center of a Thai surrogate scandal Sunday denied they deliberately abandoned their baby son because he had Down's syndrome and said they would fight to get him back.
 

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.
 
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