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Rohingya people are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat...

Thailand charges crew of stranded Rohingya boat

Thai authorities have charged the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims with assisting illegal immigration after the group was found stranded on a southern Thai island, police said on Wednesday.

Thai villagers face greater threat under new national parks law

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thailand's new national parks will impose stricter penalties to further limit the rights of Thai farmers and indigenous people, land rights activists and analysts said on Friday, after a series of convictions highlighted their vulnerability.

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha smiles before speaking to media...

Thai junta chief vows to 'do his best' as civilian PM

Thailand's junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha called on Thursday for national unity and thanked members of parliament after they voted him in as a civilian prime minister, five years after he seized power in a military coup.

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attends the 2019 National...

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election

When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition from coup leader to head of a civilian government under a system that all but guaranteed his victory.