Germany Finds No Evidence Against Thailand’s King, DPA Says

The German government has found no evidence that Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has done anything illegal while living there, the German Press Agency DPA said, citing a Foreign Ministry statement. Vajiralongkorn has spent the majority of his time over the past several years in the European nation. In October, thousands of Thai protesters, who are […]

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Here’s What May Happen Next in Thailand’s Historic Protests

With Thailand’s parliament set to convene on Monday to find a way out of a political crisis fueled by street protests, one thing is becoming clear: There is no easy solution for the military-backed government. Protesters calling for democratic reforms and changes to the monarchy were undeterred by an emergency decree prohibiting large gatherings, prompting […]

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Thai Protesters Plan Rally While Evading Authorities

Anti-government protesters in Thailand planned to gather again in Bangkok on Sunday despite a ban on large groups and police crackdowns on demonstrations in recent days. Protest organizers are using social media to arrange rallies without giving exact locations ahead of time to avoid being thwarted by authorities. A similar tactic was used on Saturday […]

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Thai GDP Falls At Fastest Pace In 8 Years; Govt Cuts Outlook

Thailand’s economy contracted at the fastest pace in more than eight years in the first quarter as coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic dampened tourism and trade, data from the National Economic and Social Development Council, or NESDC, showed on Monday. Gross domestic product decreased by 1.8 percent year-on-year, following a rise of 1.5 percent in fourth […]

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