Investigators have found Thailand’s deputy prime minister innocent of failing to declare assets a year after he was discovered to have several luxury watches that would have been out of reach of his government salary.
The Philippines’ Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home country.
The head of Thailand’s military government on Friday invited representatives of political parties contesting next year’s promised elections to discuss the planned lifting of a ban on political activity that has been in force since the army seized power more than four years ago.
The main political party that will oppose Thailand’s ruling military government voted in new leadership on Sunday as it prepares for elections scheduled for early next year.
A publicity-savvy activist in Thailand seeking to run in an upcoming election has learned one of the unwritten rules of his country’s politics: pirates need not apply.
A court in Thailand has convicted a local businessman of fraud for selling fake bomb detectors to the Thai government, five years after a court in the United Kingdom sentenced the British head of the company that supplied them to seven years in prison in a scandal that was worldwide in scale.
There were a host of heroes in July’s dramatic rescue of 13 members of a youth soccer team from a cave in northern Thailand … and then there were the hapless would-be helpers from the Thai Well Water Association.
Leaders of a new Thai political party that strongly opposes military rule appeared before police Monday to hear charges over a Facebook video broadcast that authorities allege violated the law.
Thailand has taken another step toward holding elections next year by easing some restrictions on political activities to allow parties to conduct basic functions, but they are still barred from campaigning.
An international meeting in Bangkok fell short of its aim of completing fruitful preparations to help an agreement be reached in December on guidelines for implementing the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.