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09 Dec 2013 : Thailand's political crisis took an unexpected turn Monday when Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said she would dissolve the lower house of Parliament and call early elections. The move appeared to be an attempt to ease tension after weeks of sometimes violent anti-government demonstrations.
09 Dec 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party on Monday issued a statement praising Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her decision to dissolve the House of Representatives, saying it was a bold and responsible political action.
23 Oct 2013 : About two-thirds of people did not agree with the revised 'blanket reprieve' amnesty bill, or any amnesty law that will allow former premier Thaksin Shinawatra to reclaim his seized assets worth 46 billion baht, according to the results of a Nida Poll published on Wednesday.
23 Oct 2013 : The Supreme Patriarch’s blood pressure continues to drop and he does not respond to medicines to increase blood pressure, Chulalongkorn Hospital announced.
23 Oct 2013 : The ruling Pheu Thai Party has vowed to push through the controversial version of the amnesty bill offering a blanket reprieve to all those involved in the 2010 political violence despite fierce resistance from several quarters, including some red-shirt leaders.
23 Oct 2013 : Police are offering a reward of 200,000 baht for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the murder of former national sports shooter Jakkrit Panichpatikum on Saturday night.
23 Oct 2013 : The Appeal Court yesterday acquitted the owner of the Santika Pub of all charges relating to dozens of deaths and injuries in a New Year countdown fire at his premises on Ekamai Road in Bangkok five years ago.
23 Oct 2013 : Elephants living in Myanmar are expected to be smuggled to Thailand after Myanmar bans timber exports next year, an elephant conservationist said.
23 Oct 2013 : The roadside push-cart coffee vendor being sued by US coffee giant Starbucks for trademark infringement says he is willing to go to jail but will not remove his logo.
23 Oct 2013 : The Public Health Ministry is considering enforcing a plan to collect a 500-baht entry fee from tourists to help cover foreigners' unpaid medical bills at hospitals.
22 Oct 2013 : SURAT THANI ― Park officials on Tuesday said they are investigating the death of a wild female elephant believed to have been electrocuted and killed on an orchard near Tai Rom Yen National Park in Kanchanadit district.
22 Oct 2013 : A man in possession of 133kg of heroin worth about 6.66 billion baht was apprehended by Myanmar narcotics authorities on Tuesday in Tachilek town, across the Mae Sai River from Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district.