YALA — A provincial court on Thursday sentenced a blind woman to one and a half years in prison for posting content which it found violated royal defamation laws.
BANGKOK — Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha may be the junta leader, but as of Thursday, his deputy Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan might have surpassed him in popularity – or infamy – in terms of appearances on calendars.
BANGKOK — Critics on social media weighed in Thursday on a declaration by junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha claiming he was now a politician and no longer a soldier.
BANGKOK — Three and a half years after leading a coup, Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday said he was now a politician who was formerly a soldier.
BANGKOK — In a twist to a scandal accusing Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha of overpaying and breaching anti-corruption laws in the purchase of puppies, the junta leader said Wednesday that the surplus was meant for their vaccination and delivery – not to give the seller moral support, as he was quoted saying initially.
BANGKOK — Junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha said Wednesday morning that he had yet to receive three controversial puppies for which he allegedly overpaid, leading an activist to accuse him of breaching anti-corruption laws.
BANGKOK — Anti-corruption activist Srisuwan Janya said he would petition the anti-corruption commission on Wednesday over Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha’s purchase of three puppies late last year.
BANGKOK — The press should promote the government’s work, report positive news and enable all sides to talk with one another, said junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha on Tuesday.
BANGKOK — While it’s common to wish others good health and a happy and prosperous New Year, some Thais have taken to wish for a return to democracy in 2018.
BANGKOK — King Vajiralongkorn addressed the nation on television Sunday at midnight to wish Thais a happy 2018, saying they had carried themselves well through many important 2017 events with tolerance and calmness.