50 countries issue travel advisories about Thailand

Fifty countries have issued travel advisories to their nationals about visiting Thailand due to political conflict and especially after the Constitutional Court passed its judgement on caretaker prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
The court found him guilty on 17 counts with a five-year imprisonment for each count, raising the total jail term to 85 years.
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Yellow Shirt leader sentenced 20 years for fabricating loan documents

Thailand’s Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced Sondhi Limthongkul, a core leader of the People’s Alliance for Democracy PAD, the Yellow Shirt movement, to 20 years in prison without suspension for violating the Securities and Exchange Act.

Thai Government to assist workers hard-hit by the political row

When the anti-government United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) protestors mobilized…

Can Thailand’s Economy Survive its Politics?

Looking at the empty hotels, shopping malls and office buildings in bamboo-barricaded Ratchaprasong, Thailand’s economy appears headed back into recession. Yet a glance at the ports on the Eastern Seaboard paints a different picture: Exports grew 41 percent in March and the central bank expects them to rise 28 percent for the year

Thailand’s “red shirts” are considering Prime Minister’s peace proposals

The United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) has responded rather positively…

Thailand’s Special Police to probe accumulation of war weapons

The Department of Special Investigation will conduct a probe into how a…

Thailand’s neighbors worried Unrest Could Spread

Thailand’s neighbors are watching the political unrest in Bangkok with growing concern.…

Thailand’s political transformation

The state’s violent response to mass protests in Bangkok takes Thailand’s deep polarisation to an even more dangerous level. But a new Thailand is also struggling to be born, says Tyrell Haberkorn.