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Thailand's trapped boys: careless or courageous?

Jul 06 2018

BANGKOK Round-the-clock efforts by rescue teams in Thailand to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a flooded cave have prompted some Thais to turn to social media to ask why they went in at all, and whether they deserve to be called heroes.

Thailand's trapped boys - careless or courageous?

Jul 06 2018

BANGKOK Round-the-clock efforts by rescue teams in Thailand to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a flooded cave have prompted some Thais to turn to social media to ask why they went in at all, and whether they deserve to be called heroes.

Thailand signals election could be delayed until May

Jun 25 2018

BANGKOK Thailand will hold a general election by May 5 next year, a deputy prime minister said on Monday, signaling the possibility of another delay of a vote that had tentatively been set for February.

Thai protest leaders surrender as pro-democracy march disperses

May 22 2018

BANGKOK Eight Thai pro-democracy protest leaders surrendered to police on Tuesday after police blocked a march held on the anniversary of a 2014 coup in their demand for early elections.

Thai police declare no-go zones for anti-junta march

May 21 2018

BANGKOK Thai police declared Bangkok's Government House and surrounding streets a no-go zone for Tuesday's planned opposition march marking four years since a May 22, 2014, coup, warning protesters not to defy a junta ban on public gatherings.

Hundreds gather near U.N. headquarters in Bangkok to protest against Thai military govt.

May 02 2018

BANGKOK Hundreds gathered outside the United Nations' regional headquarters in Bangkok and two other locations on Wednesday to urge Thailand's military government to end what they say is the intimidation of community activists by authorities.

Thai auto heir launches new party, promises to heal political rift

Mar 15 2018

BANGKOK A scion of Thailand's biggest autoparts group launched a political party in Bangkok on Thursday as an alternative to established parties, promising to bridge a festering political divide.

Thai auto heir launches new party, promises to heal political rift

Mar 15 2018

BANGKOK, March 15 A scion of Thailand's biggest auto parts group launched a new political party in Bangkok on Thursday as an alternative to established parties, promising to bridge a festering political divide in the country.

Thailand's election commission opens registration for new parties

Mar 02 2018

BANGKOK Registration for new political parties in Thailand began on Friday with the Election Commission (EC) noting that 34 groups turned up to register, the first sign of political activity being officially allowed in the country since a 2014 coup.

Thai junta says 'not concerned' about ousted PM Thaksin's Asia tour

Feb 21 2018

BANGKOK Thailand is not concerned about the movement of fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, also an ousted former leader, after recent visits by the pair to several Asian cities and meetings with members of their party.

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