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21 Jan 2021
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 2021
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.
13 Dec 2020
Inflatable ducks bob on a pro-democracy crowd of thousands in Thailand's capital Bangkok. They gathered to show their anger after the Thai prime minister was found not guilty of a conflict of interest by the Constitutional Court. The nine-judge court ruled that Prayut Chan-O-Cha was not guilty of conflict of interest by living in an army residence after leaving the military.
4 Dec 2020
Flash floods hit southern Thailand and affect half a million people, officials say as the region braces for even more rain.
27 Nov 2020
A Bangkok bank has been targeted by pro-democracy protesters demanding King Maha Vajiralongkorn cede control of a royal fortune valued at billions of dollars. Demonstrators are demanding the money go to the poor.
23 Nov 2020
Thousands of high school students upset about Thailand's lacklustre education system rally alongside protestors dressed as dancing dinosaurs in Bangkok.
2 Nov 2020
The sky is dotted with bright lanterns in Chiang Mai for the Yi Peng festival. Many believe releasing the lanterns wards off bad karma and is a form of paying respect to Buddha.
27 Oct 2020
This week, we head to the Thai capital Bangkok, which has been convulsed for weeks by anti-government protests. Social media has been vital to the protest movement – not just to organise demonstrations themselves, but also to help small businesses, who've come up with innovative ways to both support and benefit from the street movement. We tell you more.
20 Oct 2020
The order blocks access to the online sites of outlets deemed to be sympathetic towards Thailand's pro-democracy protesters. The PM also called a special session of parliament as protesters demanded his resignation.
12 Jul 2020
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