Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra delivers final court statement

Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra waves to supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok on August 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has delivered her final defense ahead of a court verdict regarding charges of negligence in her handling of a multi-billion dollar rice-buying scheme. “Today, […]

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Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun endorses new junta-backed constitution

Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun has finally signed the country’s new constitution despite criticisms that the charter will allow the military and unelected people to keep their grip on power for a long time. Bodindradebayavarangkun rubber-stamped the charter on Thursday during a ceremony at Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall in the Thai capital of Bangkok. Senior members […]

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