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Thai republic hashtag trends as frustration surges among protesters

5:04am EDT

BANGKOK The hashtag #RepublicofThailand trended on Twitter in Thailand on Friday after a decision by parliament to delay possible changes to the constitution infuriated protesters in the Southeast Asian kingdom.

Thai parliament delays decision on constitution changes

Sep 24 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's parliament voted on Thursday to delay making a decision on whether it will amend the constitution, as demanded by anti-government protesters who have demonstrated nearly every day for more than two months.

Thailand says hoping to help 100,000 tourists to stay longer

Sep 24 2020

BANGKOK, Sept 24 Thai immigration authorities said on Thursday they would help more than 100,000 foreign tourists who were facing penalties for staying in the country too long, as a grace period expires six months after border and flight restrictions were imposed.

Thailand takes first legal action against Facebook, Twitter over content

Sep 24 2020

BANGKOK Thailand launched legal action on Thursday against tech giants Facebook and Twitter for ignoring requests to take down content, in its first such move against major internet firms. | Video

Thailand takes first legal action against Facebook, Twitter over content

Sep 24 2020

BANGKOK, Sept 24 Thailand began legal action on Thursday against Facebook and Twitter for ignoring requests to take down content, in its first such move against major internet firms.

Thailand to start legal action vs Facebook, Google, Twitter over content

Sep 23 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's digital ministry said on Wednesday it would start legal action against Facebook, Twitter and Google this week for ignoring some requests to take down content, in what would be the country's first such cases against major internet firms.

Thai royalists march against calls for amending constitution

Sep 23 2020

BANGKOK Hundreds of Thai royalists marched to parliament on Wednesday to oppose calls from anti-government protesters for changes to the constitution as the assembly met to consider amending it.

Thai police seize plaque targeting monarchy, weigh charges

Sep 21 2020

BANGKOK Thai authorities said on Monday they were considering charges against leaders of mass protests that called for reforms to the monarchy as police seized a symbolic plaque that declared Thailand belonged to the people and not the king.

Thai King endorses military's annual reshuffle

Sep 18 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has endorsed a new army chief from his own King's Guard faction in an annual reshuffle of defence personnel, the government said in a statement on Friday.

RPT-Thai protesters expect biggest anti-government rally in years

Sep 18 2020

BANGKOK, Sept 18 Thai protest leaders said on Friday they expected the biggest anti-government demonstration in years this weekend and vowed to reiterate their calls for reforms of the monarchy despite official pressure to stop.

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