Thai PM faces protest on first outing on world stage

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha is expected to be greeted by protests as he makes his first outing on the world stage since seizing power in a military coup in May.

Martial law to be eased but when situation improves: Thai PM

Thailand's new Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a military coup over three months ago, has said he wants to lift martial law in the country but the current situation does not permit it.

Ousted Thai PM answers general`s summons a day after coup

Thai army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha summoned ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to a meeting on Friday, a day after he seized power in a bloodless coup and said he wanted to restore order following months of turmoil.

Thai PM calls for fresh election on August 3

Thailand`s caretaker Prime Minister Niwattumrong Boonsongpaisan on Tuesday called for fresh polls to be held on August 3 in a bid to end the nation`s political turmoil, after the military imposed martial law across the kingdom.

Criminal lawsuit filed against Thai PM over protesters death

Thailand`s premier Yingluck Shinawatra could face legal action after relatives of two anti-government protesters, who died during clashes with police, filed a criminal lawsuit against her.

Thai PM`s visit to India to boost bilateral ties

The visit of Yingluck Shinawatra,
Thailand`s first woman Prime Minister, to India next week will
strengthen the bilateral ties.

Thai PM to leave hospital: Aide

Yingluck was hospitalised in the early hours of Tuesday morning with diarrhoea, fatigue, abdominal pain and nausea.

Flooding won`t devastate central Bangkok: Thai PM

Thai PM cites flood experts in saying water in the centre of the capital will not be deeper than 12 inches.

Floods may last for 6 more weeks: Thai PM

Thailand`s PM called for all agencies to collaborate to protect Bangkok from a potential deluge of floodwater.

Thai PM admits government overwhelmed by floods

Thailand`s new Premier pleaded for mercy from the media and solidarity from the country in battling the relentless waters.

Bangkok will escape worst of floods: Thai PM

At least 289 people have been killed around Thailand by heavy monsoon rain, floods and mudslides since late July.

Barack Obama congratulates new Thai PM

Yingluck swept to an election victory with the support of her older brother Thaksin Shinawatra.

Outgoing Thai PM re-elected opposition leader

Abhisit Vejjajiva was re-elected as leader of Democrat Party despite defeat in July`s election.

Thai PM-elect denies Thaksin picking cabinet

Yingluck rejected that the ousted former leader is involved in allocating cabinet posts.

Thai PM steps down as party leader

Abhisit Vejjajiva`s Democrats would hold a general meeting within 90 days to choose a successor.

Thai PM rallies crowds at sensitive protest site

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said the rally was not intended to stir unrest.

Bomb explodes near Thai PM`s residence

The blast raised political tension and prompted police to beef up security.

Extradition of alleged Russian arms dealer delayed: Thai PM

Thailand said on Wednesday that the
extradition to the United States of an alleged Russian arms
dealer dubbed the "Merchant of Death" has been delayed because
of legal complications.

Monarchy, Army should stay out of politics: Thai PM

Thailand`s monarchy is probably more protected than any other in the world.

No reconciliation with terrorists: Thai PM

Thai PM will give a commission full freedom to probe political violence.