Driven by young voters, the progressive Move Forward party came out on top in Sunday's elections as Thais delivered a stunning rebuke to the military-backed government that has been in power for nearly a decade. But Move Forward leader Pita Limjaroenrat now faces a difficult path to becoming prime minister. Are Thailand's military rulers ready to let go of power? Yuka Royer speaks to Virot Ali, a lecturer at Thammasat University.
Thai opposition leader Pita Limjaroenrat is confident he can rally enough support to form a government and become prime minister. The potentially unwieldy alliance he's proposing would unite eight different parties.
Thailand's opposition parties defeated their military-allied rivals in elections at the weekend. But despite their success at the polls, establishing a functional government may be tough.
Paetongtarn Shinawatra is the favorite going into Thailands general election, according to polls. The politician had been campaigning up until Saturday via video link before giving birth.
The kingdom in Southeast Asia is due to have elections in May. The EU and Thailand have recently become closer on the issue of trade, but the bloc is seeking guarantees over democratic issues while remaining diplomatic.
The Songkran Festival has come as "a national relief" as Thailand celebrates a return to normality after three years of COVID-19. Revelers enjoyed water fights and other festivities throughout the country.
The vote in May restarts a power struggle between a military-backed establishment and a political movement that has dominated elections for 20 years.
Thailand's Parliament has been dissolved, opening the door for new elections. The current prime minister, who led a military coup in 2014, has faded in popularity with voters.
A Thai court has sentenced a 26-year-old man to two years in jail for selling satirical calendars featuring rubber ducks, which authorities said insulted the king. Inflatable yellow ducks were used as a symbol during pro-democracy protests in 2020.
Mykola Tyshchenko, a Ukrainian MP, was expelled from Ukraine's ruling party over a trip to Thailand earlier this month. The trip came to light through an encounter that was organised with the MP by the Ukrainian embassy in Thailand. Traces of this event were later deleted online. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
A South African judge presiding over Jacob Zuma's arms corruption trial recused himself on Monday, in a move likely to add further delay in an affair already dating back more than two decades.
A Thai navy vessel sank off the southeastern coast after running into strong winds. Authorities said about 75 out of the 106 personnel have been found.