Thailand to consider legalizing homegrown marijuana

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thai lawmakers have introduced an amendment to the Narcotics Act to allow Thais to grow a limited amount of cannabis for personal consumption as the country seeks to devel...

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM

BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand's Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand's Parliament has selec...

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Parliament convened Wednesday for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power in a military coup. P...

Thailand on its way back to democracy?

Thailand's ruling military junta declared at the start of October that it was planning to hold the nation's much awaited next parliamentary elections sometime between February and March 2019. ...

Thai king granted full ownership of family wealth

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been handed formal possession of the royal family's vast wealth by the official agency that managed the fortune for the past 80 years. King Vajiralongk...

Thai parliament grants king power to name Buddhist patriarch

BANGKOK (AP) —  Thailand's military-appointed parliament has granted the king absolute power in naming a supreme patriarch, the top ecclesiastical position of Thai Buddhism. The amen...

Australian company to give up Thai gold mines, move to Chile

BANGKOK (AP) — An Australian mining company says it will shut down its gold mines in Thailand, lay off more than 1,000 workers and move to Chile unless it gets an "ironclad guarantee" from the governm...

Thai parliament starts process of naming Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn the new king

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai parliament starts process of naming Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn the new king.