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2010 Crackdown: Abhisit, Suthep Indicted For Murders

(28 October) Former Prime Minister, Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva, and his deputy, Mr. Suthep Thuegsuban, have been indicted to face charges for authorising the military crackdown to quell the unrest during the 2010 demonstrations in Bangkok.
Members of the junta-appointed National Legislative Assembly, or NLA, read from a book in January during a parliamentary debate session.

NLA Expects to Pass ‘Election Delay’ Despite Objections

BANGKOK — The junta-appointed legislature Thursday were locked in debate over delaying elections promised for November into next year, a day after ...
The Democracy Monument on Thursday. Photo: Matichon

Thai Net Skeptical About Democracy Monument ‘Renovation’

BANGKOK — City Hall is having a hard time convincing the internet that one of Bangkok’s most recognized landmarks isn’t about to suffer the same fate as other monuments to Thai democracy.

Soldiers Force News Director to Resign: Source

BANGKOK — Soldiers acting on a junta order pressured a news agency director to quit because of his criticism of the regime, a source said Tuesday.

Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn – In His Own Words

BANGKOK — Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn is on the verge of becoming the new King of Thailand on Tuesday, succeeding his father who appointed him as the royal heir four decades ago.

Sister of Former Princess Convicted of Forest Encroachment

BANGKOK — The sister of former Princess Srirasmi Suwadee has been sentenced to 1.5 years in prison for encroaching on public land in Ratchaburi province.
Former minister Suwat Liptapanlop, at left, campaigns for the Chart Pattana Party this past Saturday in Korat.

In Reversal, Foreign Poll Monitors May Be Allowed For February Vote

BANGKOK — Thailand’s top election official said they are prepared to invite foreign observers in to monitor the February poll.

Thailand to Seek Thaksin’s Extradition From Hong Kong

BANGKOK — The prosecutor’s office said Tuesday it will seek the extradition of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra when he arrives in Hong Kong later this week for his daughter’s wedding.
Representatives of the 'Thai Unity Party' register their name Friday morning at the Election Commission in Bangkok.

Dozens of New Parties Register For Next Election

BANGKOK — Dozens of new political parties had registered their names by noon Friday on the first day they could do so to signal their intention to contest the next general election.

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