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Pheu Thai Divided on Thanathorn’s PM Bid, Source Says

BANGKOK — Not everyone in Pheu Thai was happy with Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s bid as the next prime minister, a senior Pheu Thai official said Friday.

Malaysia Extradites Thai Republican as Crackdown Intensifies

BANGKOK — An asylum seeker who campaigned against the monarchy was extradited from Malaysia despite obtaining a recognition from the UN, activists said Thursday.

EC Asks Court to Rule on Disqualifying Thanathorn

BANGKOK — Election regulators on Thursday asked the Constitutional Court to strip the leader of the popular Future Forward Party of his MP seat.

Prayuth Says New Senators Have King’s Endorsement

BANGKOK — Junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday warned critics that the regime’s selection of new senators was approved by none other than His Majesty the King.

11-Time MP Chosen as New Democrat Leader

BANGKOK — A former minister and veteran MP was voted in as the new leader of the Democrat Party on Wednesday.

King to Inaugurate New Parliament on Coup Anniversary

BANGKOK — Thailand’s parliament is set to reopen on May 22, exactly five years after the military coup that brought the current junta to power.

Newly Appointed Thai Senate Includes Many Soldiers, Police

BANGKOK — Thailand's newly appointed 250-member Senate, which will play a crucial role in selecting the country's next prime minister, will include more than...

Family Hopes Missing Republican is Still Alive

BANGKOK — The family of one of three monarchy critics who disappeared while exiled in Vietnam said on Tuesday that they hope the trio is still alive, urging the authorities to respect their legal rights.

Gov’t Unveils 250 Senators Full of Generals, Junta Favorites

BANGKOK — Military top brass and the junta’s inner circle dominate the full list of 250 appointed senators unveiled to the public on Monday, ending months of secrecy.
Kanya Theerawut, mother of Siam Theerawut, talks to reporters outside Vietnam Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, May 13, 2019. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP

Family of Disappeared Monarchy Critic Seeks Answers

BANGKOK — The parents of a self-exiled Thai activist who disappeared after reportedly being extradited from Vietnam visited government offices and diplomatic missions in Bangkok on Monday to seek information about his fate.

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