Some Thai students choose protest option at graduation

BANGKOK (AP) — For a second straight day Saturday, many university students in Bangkok boycotted a graduation ceremony attended by Thailand's king and queen, as part of an unprecedented push for refor...

Thai parliament meets to debate political protest tensions

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Parliament began a special session Monday that was called to address tensions as pro-democracy protests draw students and other demonstrators into the streets almost daily de...

Rally outside Thai prison demands release of protesters

BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand resumed their activities Friday after a one-day break, turning their attention to fellow demonstrators who remain jailed after their arrest. ...

Thailand admits first first foreign tourists in 7 months

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s tourist industry on Tuesday took a modest step toward reviving its coronavirus-battered fortunes by welcoming 39 visitors who flew in from Shanghai, the first such arrivals s...

Thai protesters carry on demonstrations despite warnings

BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Thailand launched their fifth straight days of protests on Sunday, scheduling demonstrations not just in the capital but also at several other locations aroun...

2 charged with endangering queen as Thai protests continue

BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand have filed the most severe charges yet in connection with ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations, charging two men under an article of the law covering violence ag...

Thai Airways ensures grounded flying fans can still take off

BANGKOK (AP) — Have you imagined piloting a plane into world airports? Do you miss airline meals or want a taste of first-class food? Thai Airways has found a way to offer those experiences despite be...

Protests as Thai lawmakers vote on constitutional amendments

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai lawmakers met Thursday to vote on six proposed amendments to the country's military-backed constitution, as protesters pushing for charter reform gathered outside the Parliament bu...

Khmer Rouge’s chief jailer, guilty of war crimes, dies at 77

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Khmer Rouge’s chief jailer, who admitted overseeing the torture and killings of as many as 16,000 Cambodians while running the regime’s most notorious prison, has died....

Thai panel says officials impeded case against Red Bull heir

BANGKOK (AP) — A panel appointed by Thailand’s prime minister to look into the handling of the criminal case against an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune involving a fatal hit-and-run incident...

Thai royalists rally in riposte to anti-government movement

BANGKOK (AP) — About 1,000 people gathered in a Bangkok sports arena on Sunday, swearing to defend Thailand's monarchy from a student-led mass movement that they believe is a threat to the institution...

Thai activists answer summonses over army headquarters rally

BANGKOK (AP) — Four prominent Thai anti-government activists answered summonses at a Bangkok police station on Tuesday, the latest in a series of legal moves by the authorities to clamp down on protes...

Thai students jeer education minister as protests escalate

BANGKOK (AP) — Hundreds of high school students besieged Thailand's Ministry of Education on Wednesday and harangued and booed the education minister when he came to speak to them, in the latest in a ...

Thailand's student-led anti-government protests grow

BANGKOK (AP) — High school students in Thailand's capital held blank signs and flashed three-fingered salutes to show opposition to the government on Tuesday, as the pro-democracy movement continued t...

Thai protesters stage rally that may test movement's support

BANGKOK (AP) — Anti-government protesters gathered in Thailand's capital on Sunday for a rally that may test whether their movement has any strength beyond the college campuses where it has blossomed....