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Rap Video Blasting Junta Reaches 6M Views After Police Threats

BANGKOK — A YouTube rap video criticizing the junta had been watched more than 6 million times Saturday after several officials made threats against the artists.

Plan to Track All Foreigners – Not Just Tourists – By SIM Cards Moves...

BANGKOK — A plan to require all foreigners in Thailand to use a special SIM card that can track their location will be reviewed by authorities Tuesday afternoon.

Govt Deplores Foreign Media Coverage, BBC Coverage Blocked

BANGKOK — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement Saturday night “deploring” foreign media who allegedly misreported the number of Thais gathered to...

Crown Prince Not Ready to Take Throne Yet, Prayuth Says

BANGKOK — Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn said Thursday evening he does not wish to be named the next King of Thailand, as he continues to grieve for the death of his father, the late King Bhumibol, according to junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha.

Ultra-Royalists Guilt-Shame People Who Don’t Wear Mourning Black

BANGKOK — The colors that once polarized Thailand were red and yellow. Now, as the nation enters its year of mourning, the division appears...
Junta leader-cum-Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha casts his vote at a polling station March 24 in Bangkok. Photo: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

Thai Election Day Ends With Unanswered Questions: Live Blog

Khaosod English reporters are at locations throughout the capital all day today to bring updates from the field.

Vajiralongkorn Ascends the Throne as King Rama X

BANGKOK — Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn completed his ascension to the throne as King Rama X of Thailand, the government announced Thursday night.

Prem Assumes Regency Over Thailand’s Empty Throne

BANGKOK — The Kingdom of Thailand began Friday without a King due to Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn’s decision to delay taking the throne as the...

Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn Meets With Regent, Will Take Throne

BANGKOK — Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn had an audience with head privy councilor Prem Tinsulanonda who is now regent for Thailand’s vacant throne, junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha announced in a televised broadcast Saturday night.

Chonburi Man Beaten by Mob Over Royal Defamation

CHONBURI — A man was hauled out of his bedroom by a mob Tuesday, beaten and forced to apologize to a portrait of His...

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