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Troops To ‘Create Understanding’ With Bangkokians

BANGKOK — The army is planning to dispatch over 300 soldiers to help Bangkokians "correctly" understand the political situation in Thailand.
Thailand's Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is mobbed by his supporters Saturday upon arrival at a police station in Bangkok. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / Associated Press

Gov’t Says Trying Thanathorn in Military Court is Fair

BANGKOK — The junta has defended trialing civilians in military courts, saying it’s about maintaining peace and order.

Police Throw Book at 8-Year-Olds For Tearing Pink Election Paper

KAMPHAENG PHET — Police said Friday they instructed local election officials to file charges against two 8-year-old schoolgirls who tore a voter registration list because they wanted its pink paper.

Hidden Explosive Kills Soldier in Restive Southern Thailand

BANGKOK — Police say a soldier has been killed by an explosive device near an army checkpoint in southern Thailand.

Hardcore Redshirt 'Rambo' Quits Politics For Life

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — The hardline Redshirt activist known as 'Rambo Isaan' has vowed to quit politics "for life" following his release from six days of detention in a military camp.
Welfare card holders wait in line Dec. 9 to withdraw 500-baht holiday stipends in Yala province.

Group Says It Will Ask Political Parties to Endorse Welfare State

BANGKOK — A group of activists said Monday it will try to persuade political parties to turn Thailand into a welfare state. Calling themselves “We...

High Schools Join Wave of Anti-Govt Protests

BANGKOK — Students at Thailand’s elite high schools on Wednesday announced they would stage rallies in solidarity with similar protests held in universities across the country.

2 Years On, Has the Junta Kept These 8 Promises?



BANGKOK — The latest coup in Thailand began with a stern statement that it wasn’t a coup.

Four Redshirts Convicted of Burning Khon Kaen City Hall

By Teeranai Charuvastra
Staff Reporter

KHON KAEN — Four Redshirt activists were found guilty today for torching Khon Kaen’s city hall during 2010’s political unrest.

Uproar Over 'Doctored' Photo of Princess' Van At Red Rally

BANGKOK — A foundation run by His Majesty the King's eldest daughter is denying claims that they sent support to the Redshirt rally in Western Bangkok.

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