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Opponents of Thai military regime launch campaign for democracy

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 09:19

Opponents of Thailand`s junta launched a campaign on Tuesday to restore democracy and "oppose the military dictatorship and its aristocratic network", the first sign of organised resistance to the army since it seized power last month. 

EU raps Thailand on coup, cuts official contacts, accord

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 18:31

European Union foreign ministers on Monday condemned the military takeover in Thailand and agreed punitive measures to back up calls for an urgent return to democratic rule.

Thai police offer reward for evidence on anti-coup protesters

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 17:09

Thai police today offered a financial reward to anyone providing photographic or video evidence to help them convict anti-coup protesters in an intensifying crackdown against critics of last month`s military takeover.

Thai protest leader, junta chief in talks since 2010

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:58

Thai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban said that he had advised junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha on ways to uproot Thaksin Shinawatra`s regime since 2010, media reported Monday.

Thai junta gets tough on World Cup gambling

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:22

Thailand`s military leaders are cracking down on illegal gambling, which is forecast to soar during the World Cup, as part of a campaign to clean up the country and restore its image.

Most Thais approve of junta`s performance: Survey

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 01:09

The Thai military junta has managed to obtain a high degree of approval from the people for its performance after taking over national administration May 22, an opinion survey released Sunday showed.

Thailand disappointed with US trafficking downgrade

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:04

Disappointed with US` decision to downgrade it for failing to combat human trafficking, Thailand today said it was not right for one country to use its yardstick to judge the performance of another nation.

Thailand`s martial law gives rise to selfies

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 00:12

Sometimes you never know when the opportunity for an interesting selfie will present itself.

Cambodia worker exodus hits 220,000, Phnom Penh blames Thailand

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 18:35

The number of Cambodian labourers fleeing Thailand soared to 220,000 on Wednesday, authorities said, as Phnom Penh accused Thailand`s new military rulers of sparking the flight of migrant workers.

Thai junta unfazed by serial hunger striker`s `win-win` fast

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 11:14

For more than three decades, Chalad Vorachat`s hunger strikes have drawn crowds. Once, he even helped topple a government.

Thailand`s war-weary southerners fear coup will erode new freedoms

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 08:59

They talked about corruption and politics, about healthcare and women`s rights, about the anxiety of bringing up children in a corner of Thailand where war has killed 6,000 people in the last decade.

Thai junta sets up reform, reconciliation committee

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 16:22

The Thai military junta has set up a new committee to take charge of reconciliation and reform in the country, an official said Tuesday.