Thai PM revokes emergency measures after week of protests

Thailand’s premier revoked an emergency decree aimed at quelling pro-democracy protests on Thursday after it failed to stamp out daily rallies demanding his resignation and reforms of the ...

One of Thailand's protest leaders, Patsaravalee "Mind" Tanakitvibulpon gestures during an anti-government protest in Bangkok, Thailand on 21 October.

Thousands of Thais again defy protest ban in Bangkok

Thousands of Thais joined protests that popped up across Bangkok on Saturday in defiance of a crackdown on three months of demonstrations aimed at the government and the powerful monarchy.

Pro-democracy protesters show the three-finger salute during an anti-government protest, in Bangkok, Thailand 17 October 2020.

Thailand declares emergency, cracks down on protesters

Thailand issued an emergency decree banning gatherings of more than four people on Thursday as it launched a crackdown on escalating pro-democracy demonstrations that have also targeted the ...

Police officers walk with their riot gear after a mass anti-government protest, on the 47th anniversary of the 1973 student uprising, in Bangkok, Thailand 15 October 2020.

Thai visa processing getting easier, quicker: Envoy

Outgoing Thai ambassador Arunrung Phothong Humphreys has said the Thai visa processing is going to be easier and quicker for Bangladeshi businessmen and other people

Thai visa processing getting easier, quicker: Envoy

17 dead in Thailand bus-train collision

At least 17 passengers were killed and more than dozen injured on Sunday when a bus collided with a train in Thailand

A total of four people were killed across the country on Sunday in road accidents. File photo

Spectre of university massacre looms over Thai student protests

Relentless gunfire, lynched bodies, frenzied mobs—the horrific violence Krisadang Nutcharut witnessed at Thammasat University more than 40 years ago propelled him into a legal career now spent ...

 In this file photo taken on 6 October 1976, shirtless students lie facedown on the ground, with their hands behind their heads, as police stand guard on the Thammasat University campus in Bangkok, when students protesting the return of a military dictator were shot, beaten to death and lynched by state forces and royalist mobs.

Thai students don local fabric to help villages beat COVID slump

From student uniforms to graduation gowns, Thailand is encouraging universities to use local fabric to make clothing and boost incomes in villages hit hard by the coronavirus.

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Thai protesters vow to keep up fight after 'people's plaque' removed

A 'People's Plaque' installed by protesters near Bangkok's Royal Palace was also "planted in the hearts of the Thai people," activists said Monday, vowing its removal marked only the beginning of ...

Student leader Parit Chiwarak speaks next to fellow student leader Panusaya Sithijirawattankul at the newly installed plaque declaring "This country belongs to the people", during a mass rally to call for the ouster of prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's government and reforms in the monarchy in Bangkok, Thailand, 20 September 2020.

Thailand hands over swab testing units to IEDCR

Arunrung Phothong Humphreys, ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh, on Tuesday handed over swab testing units to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) and icddr,b

Thailand hands over swab testing units to IEDCR

Thailand protest boycotts force businesses to pick sides

The protesters seek the departure of prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former junta leader, and new elections. Some have also called for reforms of the powerful monarchy of King Maha ...

Thailand protest boycotts force businesses to pick sides
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