The United States Friday suspended $3.5 million in military assistance for Thailand, about one-third of its aid to the ally, and urged Americans to reconsider travel plans after the army seized power. Continue reading US suspends $3.5 million in military aid to Thailand
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Martial law more bad news for embattled tourism industry
Tourists may start avoiding Thailand in droves now that the military has declared martial law, as many countries have issued advisories warning their citizens about the political crisis here. Continue reading Martial law more bad news for embattled tourism industry
Grenade blasts as Thai protesters keep up campaign
Two people were injured when unknown assailants fired two grenades late on Saturday outside the Government House in Bangkok, where anti-government protesters were camped. Continue reading Grenade blasts as Thai protesters keep up campaign
Yingluck removed by court verdict as head of Thai caretaker gov’t
BANGKOK, May 7 (Xinhua) — Acting Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was legally deposed Wednesday for earlier abusing of power.
The Constitutional Court ruled Yingluck guilty of transferring a senior government official under allegedly hidden agenda in 2011. That court ruling immediately removed the lady leader from the post of acting premier.
Thailand marking Coronation Day
TRIBUTE: Thousands upon thousands of people gathered in different locations in Thailand to mark Coronation Day yesterday, with the biggest ceremony held in the resort town of Hua Hin, where His Majesty the King currently resides. Yesterday marked His Majesty’s 64th year on the throne.