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Ambassador of the European Union to Thailand David Daly.

EU Envoy Speaks Out About Ukraine and Public Diplomacy

BANGKOK — The European Union envoy to Thailand David Daly answer five questions submitted by Pravit Rojanaphruk on the EU proactive activities in convincing Thailand to oppose the Russian aggression in Ukraine.
Photo: Wat Wanlayangkoon / Facebook

Activist, Writer, Wat Wanlayangkoon Dies After 7 Years in Exile

BANGKOK — An exiled political activist and award-winning writer who advocated his life for democracy died in France on Monday. He was 67.
Ukrainian Charges d’Affaires Oleksandr Lysak at a press conference at the Conrad Hotel in Bangkok on Mar. 18, 2022.

Ukrainian Envoy Rebuts Russia, Thai Gov’t Asks Not To Use Thai Flag At Presser

BANGKOK — Ukraine’s top diplomat to Thailand on Friday insisted that Russia’s war on his homeland was no “special military operation” as claimed by his Russian counterpart and pleaded for more help from Thailand.
Russian ambassador to Thailand Evgeny Tomikhin holds a paper which says "USA Bombing List" during a press conference at the Russian Embassy in Bangkok on Mar. 15, 2022.

Russian Ambassador Defends Invasion of Ukraine, Appreciates Thailand’s Neutral Stance

BANGKOK — The Russian ambassador to Thailand Evgeny Tomikhin on Tuesday invited a selected group of Thai media to listen to Russia’s rhetoric justifying its invasion of Ukraine.
Thai royalists protesters hold a sign against Amnesty International Thailand during the protest in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. Photo: Panumas Sanguanwong / AP

Amnesty International Says It Won’t Leave Thailand Amid Calls for Expulsion

BANGKOK — Amnesty International on Wednesday issued a statement saying they will continue to operate in Thailand despite calls to shut down the country’s branch for alleged threat to national security.
Exterior of Thammasat Secondary School.

Thammasat’s High School Denies Teaching Distorted History

BANGKOK — The demonstration school of Thammasat University on Sunday refuted allegations that it has distorted the teaching of Thai history and the monarchy.
Pheu Thai MP candidate for Chatuchak-Lak Si constituency Surachart Thienthong celebrates his by-election victory at Pheu Thai Party headquarters on Jan. 30, 2022.

Analysis: Bangkok By-election Results Signal a Wind of Political Change

The ‘spectacular’ loss suffered by the ruling Palang Pracharath Party MP candidate Saralrasami Jenjaka in a Bangkok by-election on Sunday will leave many pondering what went wrong and its repercussions for days to come.
Wathanta Aung / yangon.design.

In Case You Miss the Old Prayut, See Min Aung Hlaing’s Deeds on Exhibit...

BANGKOK — See the atrocious deeds of the (Burmese) military regime on display and how people of Myanmar struggle in an attempt to overthrow the illegitimate usurpers over the past year.
In this photo released by the Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, meets with Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, at the Royal Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. Photo: Bandar Aljaloud / Saudi Royal Palace via AP

Saudi Restores Full Ties With Thailand After Diamond Dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday ordered the restoration of full diplomatic ties with Thailand and said the countries agreed to trade ambassadors, closing the chapter on three decades of mistrust and hostility between the nations that stemmed from a sensational jewelry heist.
A file photo of PM Prayut Chan-o-cha operating a TV camera.

Cabinet Approves Draft Law on Media Ethics

BANGKOK — Media personalities on Wednesday criticized a draft law that would allow suspension of media license on grounds of publishing contents deemed against “good morals of the public.”



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