BANGKOK - The panel appointed by Thailand's military government to draft a new constitution after the previous one was torn up following a May coup sought to allay growing criticism on Monday amid calls for more public involvement.
NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand - Phra Buddha Issara is a monk with a mission. From his Buddhist temple near Bangkok he is calling for a radical overhaul of Thai Buddhism, fearing millions of dollars in temple donations and a rapidly modernizing nation are corrupting monks.
BANGKOK - Thailand's parliament voted overwhelmingly on Thursday in favour of a bill that restricts political demonstrations, something critics fear will be used to smother dissent after martial law is lifted.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Decades of overfishing and the international demand for cheap seafood mean Thai boats are increasingly turning to slave labour as fishermen flee worsening working conditions, a rights group said on Wednesday.
BANGKOK - Thailand's anti-graft agency indicted 250 former lawmakers on Tuesday, a member of the body said, in a ruling that will further erode the influence of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
BANGKOK - Thailand sentenced two students to jail on Monday for 2-1/2 years for insulting the monarchy in a university play, in a case which drew dozens of activists to a protest outside the court in defiance of a ban on demonstrations.
BANGKOK - Thailand's interim parliament has passed a law that bans foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a "rent-a-womb" industry that made the Southeast Asian country a top destination for fertility tourism.
BANGKOK - Thailand's attorney general filed charges against deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday, in a case that could result in a 10-year jail term if she is found guilty.
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thailand's efforts to combat human trafficking in its multi-billion dollar fishing industry have been "wholly inadequate", and it has failed to end officials' involvement in trafficking and labour abuses, a rights group said.
BANGKOK - Thai student protesters billing themselves as the "last group standing" in seeking to end military rule said on Monday they would openly defy what one leader called a tyrannical regime nine months after the army seized power.