BANGKOK Thousands of followers of Thailand's biggest Buddhist temple Buddhist temple defied orders to leave its grounds on Sunday to enable police to seek out their former abbot, who is accused of money laundering.
BANGKOK Thai police failed to find a fugitive Buddhist monk wanted on money-laundering charges in a two-day search through the country's biggest monastery, but will not stop the hunt, a spokesman said on Friday.
BANGKOK Thai police hunting a fugitive Buddhist monk discovered medical equipment in the temple rooms where they had expected to find him and will keep searching, an officer said on Friday.
BANGKOK Thai security forces filed past chanting monks on Thursday to search the country's biggest Buddhist temple for an influential former abbot accused of money laundering, but failed to find him.
BANGKOK Thai security forces entered the country's biggest Buddhist temple on Thursday to search for an influential monk wanted for money laundering after the junta leader declared he was imposing control over the vast temple complex.
BANGKOK Thai political parties called on the ruling junta for a swift return to democracy on Tuesday during military-led reconciliation talks aimed at mending political divisions ahead of elections next year.
CHONBURI, Thailand The most senior U.S. officer to visit Thailand since a 2014 coup emphasised the importance of restoring democracy on Tuesday as he launched the annual Cobra Gold military exercise.
BANGKOK From requiring constitutional changes to pushing for unity in the divided country and reshaping the royal household, Thailand's new king is putting an assertive stamp on his rule.
BANGKOK A Thai court agreed on Friday to put a prominent activist on trial for insulting the monarchy after he shared a BBC Thai-language profile of the new king, which some said was offensive, on Facebook.