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Thai court dissolves opposition party critical of military rule

21 Feb 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's Constitutional Court on Friday dissolved an opposition political party that has been critical of the military establishment and banned its leader from politics for 10 years over a loan he gave the party.

Tranquil Thailand's gun culture in spotlight after shooting sprees

19 Feb 2020

BANGKOK Normally serene Thailand has been on edge since a rogue soldier went on the rampage in a northeastern city this month, killing 29 people in a shooting spree that ended in a standoff with police at a shopping mall.

General Motors to lay off all 1,500 plant workers in Thailand following sale

19 Feb 2020

BANGKOK General Motors will begin laying off around 1,500 employees in Thailand in June, after announcing the sale of its production plants in the country, a government official said on Wednesday.

General Motors to lay off all 1,500 plant workers in Thailand following sale

19 Feb 2020

BANGKOK, Feb 19 General Motors will begin laying off around 1,500 employees in Thailand in June, after announcing the sale of its production plants in the country, a government official said on Wednesday.

Thai police arrest gunman for killing ex-wife at shopping mall

19 Feb 2020

BANGKOK A man killed his ex-wife and wounded another person at a shopping centre in Bangkok on Tuesday, police said, just 10 days after a mass shooting at another mall in Thailand's northeast.

Thailand reports new case of coronavirus, total now 33

11 Feb 2020

BANGKOK Thailand has recorded one new case of coronavirus, bringing the total in the country to 33 since January, a health ministry official said on Tuesday.

Thailand reports new case of coronavirus, total now 33

11 Feb 2020

BANGKOK Thailand has recorded one new case of coronavirus, bringing the total in the country to 33 since January, a health ministry official said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Thailand reports new case of coronavirus, total now 33

11 Feb 2020

BANGKOK, Feb 11 Thailand has recorded one new case of coronavirus, bringing the total in the country to 33 since January, a health ministry official said on Tuesday.

Thai army chief tearfully apologises for mass shooting by soldier

11 Feb 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's army chief apologised on Tuesday for a rogue soldier, whose 19-hour shooting rampage killed 29 people and wounded 57 over the weekend, stunning the country.

Thai court rules delayed $103 billion budget bill valid

07 Feb 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that a delayed $103 billion budget bill for the current fiscal year was valid, giving the go-ahead for spending plans aimed at reviving the flagging economy.

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