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Food delivery rider arrested for trying to set fire to

A rider working for a food delivery app was arrested last night (Monday) at his home in Pathum Thani’s Rangsit area, after an alleged attempt to set fire to a royal portrait during the anti-government protest on Bangkok’s Ratchadamnoen Nok Road on Sunday. Caught on camera pouring petrol on and setting fire to the base […]Read More

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Thanathorn denies defaming Thai monarchy during livestream on vaccine acquisition

Leader of Thailand’s Progressive Movement, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, went to Nang Loeng police station this morning, to acknowledge lèse majesté charges over his Facebook live commentary, during which he questioned the transparency of the country’s COVID-19 vaccine acquisition effort. Thanathorn insists that nothing he said during his livestream defamed the monarchy, and that he is not […]Read More

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Thai police ready to use lèse majesté law against protesters

Police are ready to invoke the lèse majesté law against any protesters who offend or insult the Monarchy and to ask the courts to withdraw bail already granted to protest leaders already facing multiple charges for their involvement in previous protests. The police readiness to enforce Section 112 of the Criminal Code, known as the […]Read More

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Their Majesties officially open MRT Blue Line

Their Majesties also took a ride on the new line from Sanam Chai to Laksong stations which covers a distance of 11 kilometres. Thousands of well-wishers turned up to greet them along the route. The extension, which is officially named “Chalerm Rachamongkol” by HM the King, covers a total distance of 16 kilometres. Full story: […]Read More

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Crowds in yellow shirts show up to greet King and

A huge crowd, most wearing yellow shirts, showed up today (Sunday) in front of the Grand Palace, to greet Their Majesties the King and Queen and members of the Royal Family as they were attending a traditional ceremony at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, to change the robe of the Buddha statue. After the […]Read More

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Thai royalists in yellow take to the streets

In Bangkok, hundreds of people wearing yellow shirts assembled in front of the Government Complex on Chaengwattana Road. The rally was held in response to a call by Rienthong Nanna, director of Mongkutwattana Hospital, a self-declared royalist who has been voicing opposition to the demand by anti-government protesters for a sweeping reform of the monarchy. […]Read More

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Thai royalist group submits 130k signatures opposing charter amendments

The Thai Pakdee royalist group submitted a list of 130,000 signatures, from people who oppose any changes to the current Constitution, to the speakers of the House of Representatives and the Senate Wednesday morning, as a joint sitting began debating constitutional changes, as proposed by the Government and Opposition. A protest letter and the list […]Read More

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Facebook to challenge Thai government’s demand to block group critical

Facebook said on Tuesday it was planning to legally challenge the Thai government after being “compelled” to block access within Thailand to a group with 1 million members that discusses the monarchy. The social media giant late on Monday blocked access to the “Royalist Marketplace” group after the Thai government threatened legal action over failure […]Read More