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  1. May 19, 2010

    Bangkok burns and Thai protest spreads

    Smoke rises from Bangkok’s Central World shopping mall Thailand’s army brought an abrupt end to more than nine weeks of...

  2. December 16, 2008

    Abhisit picked as Thailand's new prime minister

    Abhisit Vejjajiva became Thailand's third prime minister in four months yesterday. The leader of the opposition Democrat...

  1. December 15, 2008

    Abhisit picked as Thailand’s new PM

    Abhisit Vejjajiva became Thailand’s third prime minister in four months yesterday. The leader of the opposition Democrat...

  2. September 16, 2008

    Thaksin relative nominated to be Thai PM

    Thailand's ruling People's Power party has chosen the brother-in-law of Thaksin Shinawatra, the prime minister ousted in a...

  3. June 23, 2008

    Thailand's premier defies calls for resignation

    Samak Sundaravej, Thailand's embattled prime minister, vowed yesterday to cling to his job, defying thousands of protesters...

  4. June 22, 2008

    Thai premier defies calls to resign

    Samak Sundaravej, Thailand’s embattled prime minister, vowed on Sunday to cling to his job, defying thousands of protesters...

  5. February 27, 2008

    Vote bribe ruling seen as setback for Thaksin

    Thailand's Election Commission yesterday found a -ruling party politician guilty of vote-buying in last year's general...

  6. February 27, 2008

    Vote-rigging setback for Thaksin

    Thailand's Election Commission yesterday found a -ruling party politician guilty of vote-buying in last year's general...

  7. February 26, 2008

    Vote-rigging setback for Thaksin

    Thailand’s Election Commission on Tuesday found a The commission voted 3-2 to disqualify Yongyuth Tiyapairat, parliament...

  8. January 19, 2008

    Pro-Thaksin party cleared to form government

    A political party loyal to Thaksin Shinawatra, the ousted prime minister, looks poised to form Thailand's next government...

  9. January 19, 2008

    Pro-Thaksin party poised for power

    A political party loyal to Thaksin Shinawatra, the ousted prime minister, looks poised to form Thailand's next government...

  10. January 18, 2008

    Thaksin loyalists close to power

    A political party loyal to Thaksin Shinawatra, the ousted former prime minister, looks poised to form Thailand’s next...

  11. January 16, 2008

    Thailand prepares for court's ruling on election

    Thailand's Supreme Court is to rule on Friday whether last month's election victory by the People's Power party, loyal to...

  12. January 15, 2008

    Thai court to rule on PPP victory

    Thailand’s Supreme Court is to rule on Friday whether last month’s election victory by the People’s Power party, loyal to...

  13. January 4, 2008

    Thai court to consider dissolving PPP

    Thailand’s Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to consider whether the People’s Power party that won national elections on...

  14. December 29, 2007

    Thaksin may return home to fight charges

    Thaksin Shinawatra has said he is considering a return to Thailand early next year to fight corruption charges against him....

  15. December 26, 2007

    Thaksin makes plans to end exile

    Thaksin Shinawatra, the deposed Thai prime minister, said he was considering a return to Thailand to fight corruption...

  16. December 24, 2007

    Thai parties get down to coalition-building

    Thailand’s political parties got down to hard political bargaining on Monday after allies of Thaksin Shinawatra, the deposed...

  17. December 24, 2007

    Voters deal military a tricky hand

    Thai voters turned out at the polls in large numbers -yesterday to express strong support for a return to democracy and for...

  18. December 24, 2007

    Thaksin allies win elections in snub to military

    Allies of Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand's deposed prime minister, won a convincing victory in yesterday's parliamentary...

  19. December 24, 2007

    Coup leaders suffer election rebuke

    Allies of Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand's deposed prime minister, won a convincing victory in yesterday's parliamentary...

  20. December 24, 2007

    Thaksin allies win in snub to military

    Allies of Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand's deposed prime minister, won a convincing victory in yesterday's parliamentary...

  21. December 24, 2007

    Voters deal Thai army a tricky hand

    Thai voters turned out at the polls in large numbers -yesterday to express strong support for a return to democracy and for...

  22. December 23, 2007

    Voters deal Thai army a tricky hand

    Thai voters turned out at the polls in large numbers ­on Sunday to express strong support for a return to democracy and for...

  23. December 23, 2007

    Thaksin allies win in snub to military

    Allies of Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand’s deposed prime minister, won a convincing victory in Sunday’s parliamentary...

  24. December 18, 2007

    Democrats fail to strike chord with grassroots Thai voters

    Klong Toey is the site of Bangkok's biggest slum, a warren of shacks and dilapidated old flats housing migrants from...

  25. December 12, 2007

    Thai poll becomes a referendum on Thaksin

    On a chilly recent evening in Thailand's rural heartland, veteran politician Chalerm Yoobamrung, a senior People's Power...

  26. December 12, 2007

    Thai poll set to be a vote on Thaksin

    On a chilly recent evening in Thailand's rural heartland, veteran politician Chalerm Yoobamrung, a senior People's Power...

  27. December 11, 2007

    Thai poll becomes referendum on Thaksin

    On a chilly recent evening in Thailand’s rural heartland, veteran politician Chalerm Yoobamrung, a senior People’s Power...

  28. November 22, 2007

    Observer: Changing teams in political football

    With Thailand's promised parliamentary elections less than a month away, Thaksin Shinawatra, the exiled former prime...

  29. November 21, 2007

    Changing teams in political football

    With Thailand’s promised parliamentary elections less than a month away, Thaksin Shinawatra, the exiled former prime...

  30. September 18, 2007

    Thaksin gone but not forgotten ahead of Thai poll

    When Thailand's army chief sent tanks rolling into Bangkok's leafy government district a year ago and declared the military...

  31. September 17, 2007

    Thaksin gone but not forgotten

    When Thailand’s army chief sent tanks rolling into Bangkok’s leafy government district a year ago and declared the military...

  32. August 21, 2007

    Loyalists moved to give People's Power a chance

    Founded in 1998, Thaksin Shinawatra's Thai Rak Thai party - whose name means "Thais love Thais" - was an unlikely alliance...

  33. August 21, 2007

    Thaksin looms large as referendum clears way for poll

    Nearly a year after seizing power from an elected administration, Thailand's military has secured public endorsement of a...

  34. August 20, 2007

    Thailand votes for a poor constitution

    The voters of Thailand have endorsed a new constitution that should pave the way for an early return to democratic rule,...

  35. August 20, 2007

    Thaksin looms large in coming Thai poll

    Nearly a year after seizing power from an elected administration, Thailand’s military has secured public endorsement of a...

  36. August 20, 2007

    Thai vote supports limits on leaders

    Thai voters endorsed a new military sponsored constitution yesterday designed to prevent any future-elected leaders from...

  37. August 19, 2007

    Thais give charter lukewarm approval

    Thai voters on Sunday endorsed a new military-sponsored constitution designed to prevent any future elected leaders from...

  38. August 16, 2007

    Calling the shots

    In the middle of harvesting thelamyai fruit that provides her family with its primary income, Piyathida Yawira, a...

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