Thai junta eases censorship

Thailand’s use of its authoritarian lese majeste laws appears to be changing as the kingdom looks poised to hold its first democratic election since...

Thailand to ban plastic junk imports

Thailand says it will ban plastic garbage imports by 2021, meaning the west must find somewhere else to send its “recycling”. Large trash exporters...

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...

Thais held after UK millionaire’s body found

Two corpses suspected to be those of a Scottish millionaire and his Thai wife have been found by sniffer dogs buried in the 32-acre...

Dive hero sues Musk for ‘pedo’ tweets

A British dive hero, who was instrumental in rescuing the football team trapped in a cave in northern Thailand, has sued Tesla boss Elon...

Thai oil giant eyes rail project

Thailand’s state-owned oil and gas conglomerate PTT is in talks with potential partners about a joint bid for a US$7-billion high-speed train project linking...

Thai FB wildlife sales rife: report

A wildlife monitoring group says there has been a sharp rise since 2016 in Thai Facebook groups trading in endangered animals. Traffic said many...

Musk labels cave hero ‘child rapist’

Childish tech guru Elon Musk has again made unsubstantiated allegations that the British diver who rescued the Thai footballers trapped in the Chiang Rai...

Back to the dark ages 

Thailand is currently experiencing an uneasy peace but this might not last if Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha delays his promised general election again as...

Wild Boars to be ordained 

Most members of the Thai football team rescued from the flooded Chaing Rai cave will have their heads shaved and be ordained in a...

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Thai junta looks for coalition partners amid fraud claims

Two rival Thai parties both say they are trying to form a coalition government in the wake of Thailand’s election, amid widespread allegations of...

Thailand’s generals poised to retain power

Thailand’s military party appeared to have won enough seats in the general election for General Prayut Chan-ocha to remain prime minister in an electoral...

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...