By Somchai Kwankijswet and Peter Janssen
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is prioritizing strategic interests over human rights by inviting a pair of internationally criticized leaders from Southeast Asia, where the U.S. is vying with China for influence. The White House said rights concerns in the Philippines and Thailand may be aired in private.
(11 March) Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is upset by his sister's refusal to employ political experts he has arranged for her, according to well-placed sources.
BANGKOK — As the promised elections edge closer and speculation on the junta competing in elections increases, leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha laid out five factors for good politics on Friday.
BANGKOK — The Thai government confirmed today that the palace has granted a request to transfer money to the wife of the Crown Prince, who recently resigned her royal status.
BANGKOK — When the military government approved spending at least 20 billion baht to guarantee prices for rice farmers, two questions were raised: How...
BANGKOK — The Criminal Court has ordered police to release a prominent academic and anti-government protest leader, hours after he was arrested on insurrection charges.
BANGKOK — The alleged shooting and beating of an army colonel by anti-government protest guards has been condemned in mysterious leaflets currently being circulated around the armed force headquarters.
BANGKOK — For the past year, Wirada Saelim lived under a cloud of anxiety that she and her colleagues would be tried as criminals...
BANGKOK — Deputy junta leader Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan said Monday the junta is not luring politicians to support its return to power after elections.