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Evidence Ties Kritsuda to Blackshirt Militants, Police Chief Says

BANGKOK — Thailand’s police chief has renewed the accusation that a 26-year-old Redshirt activist currently in exile supplied weapons to armed militants who fought with security forces during the political unrest in 2010.

Photogs Must ‘Show Respect’ to Prayuth Amid New Rules

BANGKOK — Photographers covering junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha were instructed to follow strict rules at a Friday event and “show their respect” to the general before and after taking his photo.

Chakthip: Military Won’t Be Deployed to Handle Sept 19 Protest

BANGKOK — Police commissioner Gen. Chakthip Chaijinda said on Thursday that his force will be solely responsible for maintaining security at the major anti-government protest scheduled for Sept. 19.

Nation Goes Black For Father’s Day

BANGKOK — A slew of events from Buddhist rites to a jazz concert were planned for Monday, the anniversary of His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol’s birthday that had been celebrated as Father’s Day for nearly four decades.

Court Affirms Redshirt Leader's Jail Term For 2009 Riot Remark

BANGKOK - The Supreme Court has affirmed a suspended jail sentence for a Redshirt leader who wrongly accused a military officer of assaulting a Redshirt demonstrator during the 2009 political unrest.

Korat Redshirts Scare Off Rice Protesters

(25 February) Redshirts militants in Nakohn Ratchasima province have prevented rice farmers in the region from organising a rally to voice their grievance.

Gov’t Allies Warn Future Forward Against Protests

BANGKOK — Coalition politicians on Monday urged the opposition not to resort to any demonstration in response to a court verdict this week that would decide the fate of Future Forward Party chairman Thanathorn Juangrungruangkit.

Redshirts To Commemorate 3rd Anniversary of Deadly Clashes

Tens of thousands expected to attend the rally at Ratchadumnern Avenue.

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.

There Was No Crackdown in 2010, Says Abhisit Witness

BANGKOK — The military operation that dispersed Redshirt protesters in 2010 and left more than 90 people dead was not a "crackdown," says a former government official and key witness in an ongoing legal case over the incident.



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