Profile: Abhisit Vejjajiva

The BBC profiles Thailand’s new prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, the English-born, Oxford-educated leader of Thailand’s opposition Democrat Party.

The United Arab Emirates says door closed for Thaksin now

The United Arab Emirates has promised not to allow fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra back into the country because he had been using the UAE as a base for his campaign against the Thai government, a senior Foreign Ministry official said yesterday.

Red-shirt protesters set up camp in Rajdamnoen

Red-shirt protesters, at least 100,000 strong, occupied Rajdamnoen Avenue Saturday and more kept flowing into the capital from all over the Kingdom Saturday night.

Korn to lead mission to Japan during redshirt rally

Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij will lead a mission to Japan from Friday…

Ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra to continue legal fight

Ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra said last night that he would continue his legal fight in Thailand “till the end” before taking his fight overseas to the International Court of Justice, referring to an appeal against Friday’s court verdict seizing part of his assets.

For a few (million) Dollars more

The Supreme Court spelled out how Thaksin’s actions as prime minister helped…

Fresh political upheaval likely as Thailand gets close Thaksin’s verdict

Thailand is bracing for fresh political upheaval as the country’s supreme court prepares to deliver its verdict on the fortune of Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister ousted in a 2006 coup.

Red shirts take protest to Bangkok Bank Headquarter

Natthawut Saikua, a red-shirt leader, said that the red shirts would hold…