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Thai court rejects appeal against negligence charges lodged by former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra
Ousted Thai prime minister fails to appear at second round of impeachment hearings
Lawyer confident of testimony to clear Myanmar duo of Britons’ murders on Thai holiday island
Thailand’s junta moves to sideline pro-Thaksin governors and police

Military is conducting a systematic reshuffle to blunt power of officials seen as loyal to former prime minister in effort to dismantle support base and ensure he can never return to power.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Military is conducting a systematic reshuffle to blunt power of officials seen as loyal to former prime minister in effort to dismantle support base and ensure he can never return to power.

Thailand’s junta moves to sideline pro-Thaksin governors and police
Thai confidence jumps on hopes the army will bring order after chaos
Thai government wants more troops stationed in Bangkok as political crisis heats up
Thai opposition party leader seeks compromise to avert bloodshed
Thai court gives PM more time to prepare defence in abuse of power case
Grenade attack on Thai anti-graft office ahead of PM hearing

Grenades were thrown early on Friday at the offices of Thailand’s anti-corruption agency, which has summoned the prime minister to answer charges of dereliction of duty next week, as protesters trying to oust her prepared for a big weekend rally.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Grenades were thrown early on Friday at the offices of Thailand’s anti-corruption agency, which has summoned the prime minister to answer charges of dereliction of duty next week, as protesters trying to oust her prepared for a big weekend rally.

Grenade attack on Thai anti-graft office ahead of PM hearing
Civil war warning as Thailand turmoil claims life of fourth child

Thailand risks sliding into civil war after a wave of political violence in which 22 people have been killed, officials warned yesterday as the unrest claimed the life of a fourth child.

26 Feb 2014 - 4:00AM

Thailand risks sliding into civil war after a wave of political violence in which 22 people have been killed, officials warned yesterday as the unrest claimed the life of a fourth child.

Civil war warning as Thailand turmoil claims life of fourth child
Thai government admits lack of power to renew troubled rice subsidy
Thai protesters seek to win over disgruntled rice farmers in anti-government campaign
Thai polling officials try to salvage disrupted election
Thai farmers add to PM’s woes with threats to protest over rice scheme
Thai protesters target revenue offices, prime minister awaits graft ruling
Thai Senate to reject controversial amnesty bill, says speaker
Thai PM visits violence-torn south after deadly attacks

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra went to the south of Thailand on Thursday after attacks blamed on Muslim insurgents this week in which six people were killed, including an 11-month-old child and two teachers, who are increasingly seen as targets.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra went to the south of Thailand on Thursday after attacks blamed on Muslim insurgents this week in which six people were killed, including an 11-month-old child and two teachers, who are increasingly seen as targets.

Thai PM visits violence-torn south after deadly attacks
Bangkok next for much travelled Eriksson
Thai police fire tear gas in clash with hundreds of protesters
Thai security chief dismisses southern rebels’ demands
Thailand reports stronger-than-expected GDP in third quarter
Spectacular royal barge procession in Thailand
Yingluck Shinawatra rides out Thai protests
Thai court frees man accused by brother of royal insult
Security tight in Thai capital for anti-government rally

Thailand’s police chief said on Friday he would deploy almost 17,000 officers to prevent violence at an anti-government rally on the weekend, after the government invoked a special security law saying democracy was under threat.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Thailand’s police chief said on Friday he would deploy almost 17,000 officers to prevent violence at an anti-government rally on the weekend, after the government invoked a special security law saying democracy was under threat.

Security tight in Thai capital for anti-government rally
Thai oil spill reaches tourist resort
Death toll from Thai refugee camp blaze rises to 36, officials say

The fire, which broke out on Friday in Mae Hong Son province, about 900km north of Bangkok, has left more than 2,000 people homeless.

24 Mar 2013 - 6:01PM

The fire, which broke out on Friday in Mae Hong Son province, about 900km north of Bangkok, has left more than 2,000 people homeless.

Death toll from Thai refugee camp blaze rises to 36, officials say
Thailand under pressure to end rubber protest after violence
Thai opposition debates whether to run in February election
Thailand jails Swedish-Lebanese man over bomb material