Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, granted an audience and gave a short speech at his Palace compound in Hua Hin, where hundreds of senior politicians, military officials and civil servants gathered to mark the monarch's 86th birthday.
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Friday 24 June 2011
Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand's former prime minister whose political party has a clear lead before an election on 3 July, reduced free speech, made immense personal profits and dominated politics "in a way never before seen", claimed secret US diplomatic cables now revealed.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Thursday 16 June 2011
Thailand’s powerful army chief has made a dramatic political intervention in the run-up to the country’s hard-fought election by urging people not to vote for a party allied to the ousted premier, Thaksin Shinawatra.
Monday 30 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Monday 11 April 2011
About 40,000 red-shirted, anti-government protesters gathered yesterday in Bangkok to mark the first anniversary of clashes with the military in which 26 people were killed. No one has been declared responsible for the unrest which saw soldiers fight thousands of protesters in Thailand's worst political violence in 18 years.
Friday 01 April 2011
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Tuesday 01 March 2011
The controversy surrounding the death of a Japanese cameraman who was shot dead in Bangkok has been reignited after Thai investigators announced they had reversed the conclusion of a preliminary inquiry that suggested he had most likely been killed by soldiers.
Friday 11 February 2011
Campaigners in Thailand have called for the dropping of charges against a journalist who is being is being prosecuted over comments posted on a news website that were critical of the country’s royal family. If convicted, she faces up to 50 years in jail.
Sunday 09 January 2011
Manchester City may have the scent of the Champions' League in their nostrils after establishing themselves in the top four under Roberto Mancini but Derek Fazackerley says they would be there already if they had not sacked Sven Goran Eriksson.
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