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Don Pramudwinai arrives Wednesday at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok.

Foreign Minister Don to Keep Job After Court Clears Wife

BANGKOK — A longtime diplomat will retain his position atop the Foreign Affairs Ministry after the Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday there was nothing amiss about his wife’s questionable stock transactions.

Witnesses Accused of Lying to Clear Hit-and-Run Teacher’s Name

NAKHON PHANOM — Police on Monday said seven people face charges for their roles in trying to falsely clear the name of a teacher who claimed she was wrongfully jailed for a hit-and-run fatality.

Cop Recounts Hunt For Bangkok Bombers as Long-Delayed Trial Opens

BANGKOK — A police investigator told a military court Tuesday how police tracked down the two Uighur men accused of staging a bomb attack that killed 20 people last year.

Gunman in 2017 Dealership Raid Sentenced to Die

SONGKHLA — One of several gunmen accused of stealing pickup trucks at gunpoint and killing a hostage was sentenced to death Tuesday by a southern court.

Activists Sue Security Forces Over 2015 Rally Crackdown

BANGKOK — A group of pro-democracy activists on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the authorities alleging they used excessive force during a crackdown on a 2015 political gathering in the capital.
Refugee football player Bahraini Hakeem al-Araibi leaves the criminal court Feb. 4 in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / Associated Press

Refugee Footballer Freed by Thailand Returns to Australia

CANBERRA, Australia — A refugee football player thanked Australians on his return home Tuesday hours after the threat of extradition to Bahrain was lifted...

Smaller, Subdued Crowd Awaits Yingluck Verdict

BANGKOK — It was a less boisterous crowd of supporters gathered outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday to hear the rescheduled reading of the verdict...

Activists Welcome End to Military Trials – Wish it Applied to Them

BANGKOK — Kittithat Sumalnop became a prominent pro-democracy and won the nickname “Champ 1984” for the time he was famously arrested one month after the coup for eating a sandwich and reading Orwell.

Bombing Trial Interpreter to Face Drug Charges in Court

BANGKOK — An interpreter for the two men accused of carrying out last year’s deadly Bangkok bombing will be taken to court as a...
An undated photo of former Thammakaset chicken farm workers. Photo: Andy Hall / Twitter

Defamation Trial Opens Against Chicken Farm Workers

BANGKOK — A court began hearing testimony Wednesday in the latest battle between a poultry producer and 14 migrant workers from Myanmar who say...

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