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Money Raised for ‘Fair Trial’ of Koh Tao Murder Suspects

BANGKOK — A migrant workers’ rights group has launched an online fundraising effort to ensure a fair trial for the two Burmese men accused of murdering British tourists in southern Thailand last month.

Suthep Declines Court Summons Over Killing of Japanese Reporter

BANGKOK — Former Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban says he will not attend a court hearing over the killing of a Japanese reporter during the military crackdown on Redshirt protests he authorised in 2010.

Man Walks 533 Km To Pay Respect To Thai King's Portrait

BANGKOK — After a journey of more than 500 kilometres from his hometown in northern Thailand, 63-year-old Sa-ing Hanprakhon reached his destination: the portrait of His Majesty the King at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok.

Man Walks 533 Km To Pay Respect To Thai King's Portrait

BANGKOK — After a journey of more than 500 kilometres from his hometown in northern Thailand, 63-year-old Sa-ing Hanprakhon reached his destination: the portrait of His Majesty the King at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok.
Junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, left, poses with his Laotian counterpart in 2014 in Milan, Italy.

UN Rejects Thailand From Rights Council

BANGKOK – Junta-ruled Thailand failed to secure enough votes to join the United Nations Human Rights Council yesterday, losing to four other Asian nations that applied for the seats.

Reform Chairman Dismisses 'Chulalongkorn Connection' Claims

BANGKOK — The new chairman of the National Reform Council (NRC) has dismissed allegations that he and his deputy belong to a clique of conservative academics known as the "Chulalongkorn Connection."

Reform Chairman Dismisses 'Chulalongkorn Connection' Claims

BANGKOK — The new chairman of the National Reform Council (NRC) has dismissed allegations that he and his deputy belong to a clique of conservative academics known as the "Chulalongkorn Connection."

Koh Tao Murder Suspects Retract Confessions, Describe Torture

SURAT THANI — The two Burmese men accused of murdering a pair of British tourists in southern Thailand last month say they are innocent and were forced to confess under duress, their lawyer said today.

'Chulalongkorn Connection' To Lead Junta's Reform Body

BANGKOK — A clique of academics from Thailand's conservative Chulalongkorn University are set to shape the junta's national reform process after they were chosen to fill top posts in the military's interim government.

New History Textbooks To Teach 'Correct Democracy'

BANGKOK — The educational reforms devised by Thailand’s military junta will instill students with a "correct" understanding of democracy, top officials say.

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