Updated Thursday, March 12, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Monday, March 9, 2015
It begins with moans, then screams and feverish dancing followed by mad dashes through a densely packed crowd.Thousands of Buddhist devotees gathered Saturday at Thailand's Wat Bang Phra temple for an annual festival celebrating traditional Sak Yant tattoos.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Friday, February 27, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Thailand's state anti-corruption body ruled Tuesday that a former prime minister may have abused his power in overseeing a bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2010, a decision that could lead to a 5-year ban from political office.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Friday, February 20, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Thai police said Wednesday they have arrested a man accused of masterminding a conspiracy to slander the country's monarchy on the Internet, in the latest move by the military-installed government to protect the palace's reputation.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Thailand's military rulers Monday to return as soon as possible to civilian rule as he met his counterpart and former army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha in Tokyo.
Thailand's toppled former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been banned from traveling overseas because graft charges carrying up to a decade in jail will be formally laid against her later this month, officials said Monday.
Monday, February 2, 2015
The U.S. charge d'affaires has been invited to appear before a parliamentary panel on Feb. 11 to explain the recent remarks by a visiting senior American official and also about reports that U.S. Embassy officials had met red-shirt leaders.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Thursday, January 29, 2015
A Thai court Wednesday sentenced a leader of the opposition Red Shirt movement to two years in prison for defaming a former premier, in a move analysts said was the latest attack against critics of the military regime.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Thailand's junta-stacked parliament voted Friday to impeach former premier Yingluck Shinawatra, hours after prosecutors announced plans to indict her for corruption in a double blow that risks reigniting the country's bitter divisions.
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