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Thai king endorses junta`s new constitution

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:10

Thailand`s junta won approval from the king on Tuesday for an interim constitution mapping out year-long political reforms.

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck vows not to flee

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:52

Thailand`s deposed former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra ruled out going into self-exile to avoid possible criminal charges, after the country`s junta gave her permission to travel overseas.

Thai junta allows ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra to leave country

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 23:06

Thailand`s former PM Yingluck Shinawatra was granted permission by the military junta to travel to Europe for a 20-day trip for the first time after the first woman premier was ousted in a coup.

Thai court issues arrest warrant for anti-coup group spokesman

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:13

Thailand`s military court has issued an arrest warrant for the spokesman of an anti-coup group over alleged arms offences, an accusation firmly rejected by the former minister.

Thai general says `no advanced planning` for coup: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 11:53

A senior Thai general has rejected reports the army planned to rid the kingdom of the influence of controversial former premier Thaksin Shinawatra years before it seized power in May. 

Thailand`s Pheu Thai Party expects to face ban

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 13:01

The Pheu Thai Party, which was major coalition party in previous government, is facing the prospect of being banned by the junta rulers, media reported Wednesday.

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.

Elections could occur in a year: Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 00:55

The head of the military junta that took control of Thailand in a coup last week said on Friday that elections may not occur for more than a year because peace and reforms must be achieved first.

Thai military rulers appoint advisers; economy in doldrums

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 09:22

Thailand`s junta has appointed as advisers two retired generals with palace connections, putting powerful establishment figures hostile towards former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra firmly in the ascendant in the country`s long-running power struggle.

Thai coup leader threatens crackdown if protests resume

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 11:41

Thai coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday he had been formally endorsed by the king as head of a military council that will run the country, and warned he would use force if political protests flared up again.

Thai Army summons ex-PM Yingluck, others in Thaksin clan

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 01:31

Thailand`s new junta ordered former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and three other relatives of controversial billionaire-turned-politician Thaksin Shinawatra to report to military authorities on Friday.

India asks citizens in Thailand to take "abundant precautions"

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 21:20

India on Thursday strongly advised its nationals in Thailand to take "abundant precautions" for their safety in view of the coup in the crisis-hit country.