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  • Thai cabinet meets king; doubt grows over power handover schedule

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's new military-stacked cabinet met King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok on Thursday, marking the formal start of an administration that will spend at least a year overhauling the political system before calling an election. The...
  • Thai junta may lift martial law in tourist areas

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's military government is considering lifting martial law in some provinces, particularly in those that attract a lot of tourists, a junta spokesman said on Wednesday. The military declared martial law across the country on...
  • Thailand picks team for talks with Muslim rebels

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand will assemble a peace negotiating team by the end of the week to revive talks with Muslim separatists whose insurgency in the south of the country has cost thousands of lives in the past decade, the military junta said on...
  • British rights activist faces libel trial in Thailand

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - A British rights activist went on trial in Bangkok on Tuesday accused of defaming a leading Thai fruit company in the first of a series of criminal and civil lawsuits filed against him by the firm. The trial comes as civil society...
  • Thai Nok Airlines sees lower net loss in third quarter, aims for profit in fourth quarter

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's second-largest budget carrier, Nok Airlines , said on Monday it expected its net loss in the third quarter will be lower than the second and aims to make profit in the fourth quarter due to rising passenger numbers. As...
  • Australia seeks Thai help for Aussie couples, surrogate babies

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Australia urged Thailand on Friday to allow Australian couples with babies born by Thai surrogate mothers to return home with their children following a crackdown on commercial surrogacy that has left many couples in limbo. Foreigners...
  • Thai court dismisses murder charges against former PM, deputy

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai criminal court on Thursday threw out charges of murder and abuse of power faced by a former prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, and his then deputy over a deadly crackdown on street protesters in 2010. The decision, three months...
  • Thai premier tells foreign investors: 'We are not dictators'

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha told European investors on Wednesday that he was not a dictator and that his government was seeking to create a Thailand that would be more attractive for their long-term investments....
  • Thai rubber farmers feel 'betrayed' by military government

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai rubber farmers who supported anti-government protests that led to a military coup in May say they feel betrayed because the ruling military is failing to help soften the blow of plunging rubber prices. Thailand is the world's...
  • Thai planning agency trims 2014 GDP growth forecast to 1.5-2.0 percent

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's planning agency cut its forecast for economic growth this year slightly to 1.5-2.0 percent from 1.5-2.5 percent seen in May, citing weaker exports and tourism plus a slow recovery in private investment after months of...
  • Thai junta leader tells nation to move on from coup

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha, in an address to the nation a day after he was elected prime minister by a legislature he hand-picked, asked Thais not to dwell on the dramatic coup he led in May. "There is no point saying...