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5 Oct
Heavy rains brought on by tropical storm Dianmu have flooded ancient ruins and temples in Thailand's southern Ayutthaya, about 60 km (40 miles) north of Bangkok.
22 Aug
Dozens of protesters march to the Royal Thai Police HQ in Bangkok, throwing paint at the entrance in a call to end the use of excessive force against them and demanding Premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha resign over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The riot police retaliate by firing water cannon at the crowd and arresting a couple of protesters. Anti-government rallies held in the past three days have been dispersed using rubber bullets, tear gas, and water cannon.
15 Aug
The 57-year-old Swiss woman was found covered in a black sheet near a waterfall. Thai authorities have boosted security on the island of Phuket.
20 Jul
With Thailand going through its worst pandemic wave to date, protesters in Bangkok defied COVID restrictions to call for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha to step down.
13 Jul
Critics have slammed the government for a slow vaccine rollout and insufficient prevention measures. There is also growing concern over the future of tourism, as officials roll out a new scheme to draw visitors.
24 Jun
Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand call for the premier to resign as they march on the 89th anniversary of the Siamese Revolution -- an uprising that transformed the country from absolutism to a constitutional monarchy. They took to the streets despite warnings from authorities not to gather because of soaring coronavirus infections.
28 Feb
Criticizing the monarchy is a serious crime in Thailand. But a popular chatroom app is giving reform-minded Thais a forum to discuss politically sensitive topics.
30 Jan
The pro-democracy protest movement shaking up politics in Thailand has been interrupted by a COVID outbreak. With public attention turned elsewhere, widespread crackdowns on protesters continue behind the scenes.
21 Jan
A former civil servant has been convicted of 29 counts of violating Thailand's strict lese majeste law. She pleaded guilty to posting audio clips of a podcast produced by a prominent critic of the monarchy.
3 Jan
After keeping the coronavirus pandemic largely under control for almost a year, a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases among workers from neighboring Myanmar has ignited anti-migrant sentiment among some Thais.
20 Dec 2020
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18 Dec 2020
Two critically endangered Sumatran orangutans are flying back to Indonesia, years after they were illegally smuggled into Thailand.

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