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Fax, mail or DHL? Overseas U.S. voters fret ahead of November 3 election

23 Sep 2020

LONDON/BANGKOK/BUENOS AIRES By fax, courier or mail, U.S. voters abroad are going to new lengths to ensure their ballots are counted, with the bitterest election in memory taking place amid a global pandemic, postal disruptions and the incumbent railing against mail-in votes.

Thai police seize plaque targeting monarchy, weigh charges

21 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Thai authorities said on Monday they were considering charges against leaders of mass protests that called for reforms to the monarchy as police seized a symbolic plaque that declared Thailand belonged to the people and not the king.

Thai protesters challenge monarchy as huge protests escalate

20 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Openly challenging the monarchy of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, thousands of protesters marched in Bangkok on Sunday to present demands that include a call for reforms to curb his powers. | Video

Biggest Thai protest in years cheers calls to reform monarchy

19 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Tens of thousands of people joined Thailand's biggest protest in years on Saturday, cheering calls to curb the powers of King Maha Vajiralongkorn's monarchy and for the removal of former coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister. | Video

Thai protesters rally for big anti-government demonstration

19 Sep 2020

BANGKOK, Sept 19 Protesters rallied in Bangkok on Saturday for what organisers hope will be the biggest demonstration in years to demand the removal of former junta leader and now military-backed Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a new constitution and elections.

INTERVIEW-Thai policy could be eased further but negative rates 'not good option" - cenbank gov

28 Aug 2020

* Plans to relax rules on foreign currency deposit accounts soon

Biggest Thai protest in years puts pressure on government

16 Aug 2020

BANGKOK More than 10,000 Thai protesters chanting "down with dictatorship" and "the country belongs to the people" rallied in Bangkok on Sunday in by far the biggest anti-government demonstration since a 2014 coup.

Explainer: Thailand's anti-government protests

16 Aug 2020

BANGKOK More than 10,000 people joined the biggest protest in Thailand since a 2014 coup on Sunday to demand that the government step down and bring in a new constitution for fresh elections.

Explainer: Thailand's anti-government protests

16 Aug 2020

BANGKOK More than 10,000 people joined the biggest protest in Thailand since a 2014 coup on Sunday to demand that the government step down and bring in a new constitution for fresh elections.

U.S. sends carriers to South China Sea during Chinese drills

04 Jul 2020

Two U.S. aircraft carriers were conducting exercises in the disputed South China Sea on Saturday, the U.S. navy said, as China also carried out military drills that have been criticised by the Pentagon and neighbouring states.

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