Stories By Panu Wongcha-um
127 Apr 2016 Wed
Thailand’s Election Commission files first formal charge under new referendum laws while the number of detentions of activists increase ahead of the Aug 7 vote on the draft constitution.
219 Apr 2016 Tue
Mr Wattana Muangsuk was summoned by authorities last week for criticising Thailand’s draft constitution on social media.
318 Apr 2016 Mon
Wattana Muangsuk, who agreed to turn himself in on Monday, had earlier criticized Thailand’s draft constitution on social media.
408 Apr 2016 Fri
Twenty-one Thai nationals have been identified in the so-called Panama Papers leak, the Anti-Money Laundering Office told reporters on Friday.
521 Mar 2016 Mon
Thailand's Constitution Drafting Committee calls off a news conference at the last minute amid contention over proposals by the military government to revise sections of the draft constitution.
611 Mar 2016 Fri
The ongoing conflict within Thailand's monastic community has raised questions about the role of monks and Buddhist temples in the Thai society.
707 Mar 2016 Mon
The abbot and founder of the Dhammakaya sect, Dhammachayo, is currently under investigation for allegedly embezzling the temple’s donation money.
815 Feb 2016 Mon
The protest comes after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha delayed the appointment of the Supreme Patriarch, despite the monks' endorsement of Somdet Chuang for the position.
909 Feb 2016 Tue
Military personnel from seven countries are participating in the 35th annual Cobra Gold joint military exercise co-hosted by Thailand and the United States.
1008 Feb 2016 Mon
Bangkok-based Buddhist monk Maha Aphichat is among a growing group of Thai monks who feel their religion is under threat from Islam.