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Slain Italian Photographer's Last Photos Unveiled

(17 May) Glimpses of 2010 Bangkok protests captured on camera by the Italian photographer shot and killed when the military moved in to quell the protesters, were displayed to the public for the first time.

NACC Freezes 40 Mil Baht Assets of Former DSI Chief

BANGKOK - Thailand's national anti-graft agency has frozen the financial assets of former Division of Special Investigation (DSI) chief Tharit Pengdith, citing potential corruption.

Suthep Given Deadline For 2010 Crackdown Trial

(8 January) The Office of Attorney General has given a deadline for PCAD leader Suthep Thaugsuban to meet with the prosecutors and proceed with his murder charges, according to the court spokesman.

Political Rallies Suspended After Patriarch's Death

(25 October) The death of the Supreme Patriarch, the spiritual leader of the Thai Buddhists, has caused political groups to suspend their scheduled rallies, as the nation begins its 30 day mourning period.

Crown Prince's Wife Sheds Royal Status

BANGKOK — The wife of Thailand’s Crown Prince has resigned her royal title, according to a statement announced in a Royal Gazette late Friday night.

Bank Staff Criticised For Rejecting Redshirts Deposits

(21 February) A Redshirt leader has demanded that the Bank of Agriculture and Agricultural Co-Operatives clarify its stance regarding an incident in which Redshirts supporters were told off by its bank staff.

Contrition for Silpakorn’s Nazi Chic Stink Falls Short on Holocaust Memorial Day

NAKHON PATHOM — Sitting in front of an audience gathered to reflect on the atrocity visited last century upon millions of people, mostly Jews, during...

Suthep Promises 'One Last Fight' Against Govt

BANGKOK — Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has urged his supporters to prepare for the "last fight" to overthrow the government.

Thailand to ‘Upgrade’ Munich Consulate

BANGKOK — Thailand’s diplomatic mission in Munich is slated for expansion, with a new Consulate-General to replace its honorary representative, a top foreign affairs official said Monday.

Meet Bangkok’s New Governor: Aswin Kwanmuang

BANGKOK — It was 8am when Aswin Kwanmuang got the call telling him to go to the Government House to meet the prime minister. He repeated the words back to the person on the other end of the line, pondering what he had just heard.

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