Thai PM wins crucial legal battle, angering protesters
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha survived a legal challenge Wednesday over his living arrangements that could have seen him thrown out of office, in a court ruling that prompted anger among thousands of pro-democracy protesters.
Thai protest leaders charged with royal defamation
Thai police charged five key leaders of the country's pro-democracy protest movement Monday under the kingdom's tough royal defamation laws, the first such use of the controversial legislation in two years.
Thai protesters mass for new rally after six shot
Thousands of democracy activists gathered in downtown Bangkok Wednesday for a second day of protest, after six people were shot during violent clashes, as lawmakers voted on possible constitutional reforms.
Thai PM urges calm 'from all sides' in protests
Thai Premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha urged calm from all sides Tuesday as tensions rise between royalist groups and pro-democracy protesters calling for reforms to the monarchy.
Outrage After Thailand Bans Pornhub And 190 Other Porn Sites
Thailand's government on Tuesday banned Pornhub and 190 other porn sites, a decision which has sparked social media outrage in the country. According to the country’s Digital Minister Puttipong Punnakanta, the ban was part of efforts to restrict access to porn and gambling websites. Punnakanta added that such content is illegal under the country’s cybercrime…
Thai PM recalls parliament as protesters step up pressure
Thailand's embattled premier called Monday for a special session of parliament as protesters planned more rallies to demand his resignation, the release of jailed activists, and reforms to the monarchy.
Tourist Falls To His Death While Taking Selfies At Waterfall
A tourist Soipov Abdullokh has died after he fell to his death while taking selfies at a waterfall. It is gathered that the 22-year-old man from Uzbekistan was stuck in Thailand due to the coronavirus pandemic. He went hiking with six Russian friends in Ranong, southern Thailand, on Saturday morning and allegedly ignored warning signs not to…
Thailand's economy shrinks most in more than 20 years
Thailand's economy suffered its worst contraction since the Asian financial crisis more than two decades ago, data showed Monday, as the coronavirus shattered the country's crucial tourism industry.
Evacuation: 247 Nigerians stranded in Malaysia, Thailand arrive Nigeria
Two hundred and forty-seven Nigerians who were stranded in Malaysia and Thailand have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Thai Court Sentence Restaurant Owners To 1,446 Years In Prison
Two owners of a seafood restaurant in Bangkok have been sentenced to 1,446 years in prison each by a court in Thailand for defrauding the public. Last year, Apichart (Jome) Paronjullaka and Prapassorn Bovornbancha, co-owners of Laemgate seafood restaurant launched an online food promotion that required customers to pay in advance. Up to 20,000 people…