Bomb marks coup anniversary 

The Thai junta has failed to fulfil pledges to respect human rights and restore democratic rule three years after the military coup, Human Rights...

Junta to spend $2bn on spy satellites: claim

The Thai junta is reported to be investing heavily in the US-based Theia Satellite Network, a web of 112 surveillance satellites carrying high-tech cameras,...

Thai parties poised for ‘unfair’ election

Thai parties held their final rallies on Friday ahead of Sunday’s much-delayed general election where analysts say the odds are stacked in favour of...

EU threatens to ban Thai fish exports

Thailand's fishing industry is still under scrutiny. Source: Wikimedia The European Union has warned Bangkok to "promptly" address human rights and slavery issues in its fisheries...

Thai junta arrests activist’s mother in ‘new low’

An anti-Thaksin protest in 2006, showing the-then premier’s head attached to a snake’s body. Thai political protests are a thing of the past. Source:...

UK activist faces Thai jail

Migrants suffer in the Thai fruit trade. Source: Wikimedia A Bangkok criminal court is expected this week to rule in the case of a British...

Arrests greet new Thai king

His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. Source: YouTube Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has become Thailand's new king after accepting an invitation from parliament to succeed...

Yingluck flees to Dubai: reports 

Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra (pictured), who was facing up to 10 years behind bars if convicted on charges of negligence, has reportedly...

2019 Thai election result: generals win

The shadowy world of the Thai military has provided intriguing signs of change this week as its generals appear poised to step back from...

US agrees to sell protest-breaking vehicle to Thailand 

The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Thailand of 60 eight-wheeled Stryker armoured personnel carriers in a deal estimated to be...

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A Malaysian Court on Monday has deferred one of the five trials of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak over a multi-billion-dollar scam involving...

Beloved dugong chokes on Thai plastic 

An eight-month-old dugong that won the hearts of numerous animal lovers in Thailand has died after choking on plastic waste. The orphaned female, named Marium,...

Cambodia opposition leaders vow November return 

Cambodia’s opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, has said he plans to return to the increasingly oppressive state on November 9 along with fellow government critics. National...