Thai princess Ubolratana apologises after run for Prime Minister ends in royal rebuke, dissolution of party
Thai princess Ubolratana has apologised after her short-lived candidacy for prime minister earned a royal rebuke from her brother -- the king -- and sent jitters across the politically febrile country just weeks before elections.
Thai political party to comply with King's order, block Princess Ubolratana's unprecedented bid to become Prime Minister
Thai Raksa Chart political party will obey a command from King Maha Vajiralongkorn and block the candidacy of Princess Ubolratana for prime minister, in a dramatic reversal only a day after putting her forward for the position.
Hundreds register as candidates as Thailand prepares for its first National Election since 2014 military coup
Hundreds of aspiring politicians, including a masked costumed hero, registered on Monday for Thailand's first election since the 2014 coup, promising a colourful cast of candidates stumping for political parties both old and new.
Thailand to hold first election on 24 March since ouster of Yingluck Shinawatra's government in 2014
Thailand will hold a general election on March 24, the first one since a 2014 coup knocked out the civilian govt of Yingluck Shinawatra
Thailand king Maha Vajiralongkorn issues royal decree: Country to have first general election since 2014 military coup
Thailand's king Maha Vajiralongkorn has issued the royal decree endorsing the first general election since a 2014 military coup, with the date of the long-delayed poll expected to be announced imminently.
Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country to avoid being jailed over a rice subsidy scheme that lost billions of dollars, is in Britain, Thailand’s foreign minister said
Thailand: Yingluck Shinawatra's corruption trial in final stage, hundreds throng streets to show support
Toppled Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was mobbed by well-wishers, many bearing red roses on Thursday, as she arrived for what could be the final hearing in a trial for criminal negligence
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Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has accused the ruling junta of trying to push through a new constitution designed to limit democracy
Ousted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to dereliction of duty charges as a trial that could jail her for a decade began, in the latest move seen as a bid to keep her powerful family out of politics.
Supreme Court accepted a criminal case against ousted former Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra on a charge of mishandling a multi-billion dollar rice subsidy scheme.
Thailand's attorney general filed charges against deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday, in a case that could result in a 10-year jail term if she is found guilty.
Thailand's attorney general has pressed criminal charges against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for negligence related to her government's money-losing rice subsidy scheme.
Thailand government has rejected a request from former premier Yingluck Shinawatra to travel overseas to ensure that she is in the country to face criminal charges in the controversial rice-pledging scheme.
Two small bomb explosions outside a major shopping mall in Thailand's capital were aimed at discrediting the military government, the junta leader said Monday.
One person was slightly injured in the blasts Sunday night, and police said the small homemade bombs were designed to sow panic, not kill.
Thailand's military-appointed legislature on Friday voted to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in overseeing a government rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars.
Yingluck was removed from office in May, after a court found her guilty of abuse of power.
"We are concerned and want all Thai people to be able to watch the football (for free)," junta spokesman Winthai Suvaree told reporters.