No New Future: Court orders Thai opposition Future Forward Party dissolved

The Constitutional Court this afternoon ruled against opposition leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit and ordered his Future Forward Party dissolved. For the fourth time since it was established in 1997, the court ordered an opposition party dissolved and its leaders barred from politics. Today’s verdict found billionaire Thanathorn guilty of violating election rules by loaning THB191 million ...

Pattaya man arrested for tweets about 1955 executions

Pattaya man arrested for tweets about 1955 executions

Authorities on Thursday night raided a residence in Chonburi province to arrest a man who wrote about the execution of three men held accountable for the death of King Rama VIII,...

Boy survives fall from 3rd floor of CentralWorld

Boy survives fall from 3rd floor of CentralWorld

A 12-year-old boy was being treated at Police General Hospital on Thursday afternoon after he fell two stories to the ground at a downtown Bangkok shopping mall. At around 2:50pm,...

Boy survives fall from 3rd floor of CentralWorld

Boy survives fall from 3rd floor of CentralWorld

A 12-year-old boy was being treated at Police General Hospital on Thursday afternoon after he fell two stories to the ground at a downtown Bangkok shopping mall. At around 2:50pm,...

Women should not be punished for abortions, Thai court rules

Women should not be punished for abortions, Thai court rules

A court ruled Wednesday that the nation’s abortion laws must be further decriminalized by removing penalties against women who terminate their pregnancies. The Constitutional...

3 Thais infected aboard ill-fated Diamond Princess cruise ship

3 Thais infected aboard ill-fated Diamond Princess cruise ship

Four Thais who left quarantine yesterday from a cruise ship where more than 600 people became infected were found to have the coronavirus. Among the 25 Thai passengers and crew...

Thai army to record all calls to ‘confidential’ abuse of power hotline

Thai army to record all calls to ‘confidential’ abuse of power hotline

A week after a soldier’s mass shooting horrified the nation and called attention to corruption in the ranks, the Royal Thai Army today launched a complaint line for soldiers...

‘Jealous’ Bangkok mall murderer planned to kill ex’s new love

‘Jealous’ Bangkok mall murderer planned to kill ex’s new love

The gunman who shot his ex-wife to death at a Bangkok shopping mall was arrested early this morning in Phetchaburi province, about 200 kilometers from the capital.  Danusorn...

Woman shot dead at Bangkok mall’s beauty clinic

Woman shot dead at Bangkok mall’s beauty clinic

A beauty clinic employee was shot inside a downtown shopping mall near Bangkok’s Victory Monument on Tuesday afternoon after a gunman opened fire inside a shop. Police are...

No 9-day Songkran for you, Thailand

No 9-day Songkran for you, Thailand

Two-week April vacations were being called off after the prime minister today declined to consider making Songkran a full week, effectively extending it to nine days of holiday....


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