Asia Pacific

Thai vote results show no winner but army-backed party favoured

Army-backed party needs only a small number of allies to get enough votes to allow coup leader Prayuth cling to power.

Thai vote results show no winner but army-backed party favoured

Thailand

Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn crowned

The king has inherited one of the world's richest monarchies and a kingdom submerged in political crisis.

Asia Pacific

Thailand prepares to formally crown King Maha Vajiralongkorn

A few days ago, the king announced a surprise wedding with the deputy head of his personal security force.

Thailand

From bodyguard to queen: Thai king announces surprise wedding

Thailand's king marries deputy head of his personal guard force just days before his official coronation.

From bodyguard to queen: Thai king announces surprise wedding

Thailand

Red or black? Experiencing Thailand's military draft

Lottery for military draft takes place each April. While some step forward willingly, others want it abolished.

Red or black? Experiencing Thailand's military draft

Interactive

Think you can survive in Bangkok’s art world?

Curate an art exhibition and survive Thailand's censorship crackdown in this interactive game.

Think you can survive in Bangkok’s art world?

Thailand

Thai rising opposition leader charged with sedition

Rising opposition leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit summoned by police after army files complaint for 'disobedience'.

Thailand: Anti-military party leader faces sedition charges

Asia Pacific

Anxious wait for election results in Thailand

Political parties trade accusations of voter discrepancy and intimidation in Thailand as wait begins.

Asia Pacific

Thai demonstrators protest against alleged polls cheating

Opposition activists accuse election commission of delaying and manipulating the results in first polls since 2014.

Thai demonstrators protest against alleged polls cheating

Asia Pacific

Thai king strips ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra of royal decorations

King Maha Vajiralongkorn's move comes as the pro-Thaksin Pheu Thai party jostles for the right to form a government.

Thai king strips ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra of royal decorations

Asia Pacific

Thai electoral body says pro-military party won popular vote

Pro-military Palang Pracharat party and opposition Pheu Thai both claimed they have mandate to form the next government.

Thai electoral body says pro-military party won popular vote

Rohingya

Groups urge Malaysia ensure accountability for 2015 mass graves

A new report says human traffickers tortured Rohingya and others before burying them in mass graves.

Groups urge Malaysia ensure accountability for 2015 mass graves

Thailand

Thailand: PM Prayuth tries to charm his way to vote win

But a victory that was once expected to be a walk in the park for the general now does not seem so certain.

Smile and wiggle: Thai PM Prayuth tries to charm his way to a win

Thailand

Military-backed party takes lead in Thailand elections

Thailand's election commission says it will announce full results of long-delayed polls on Monday.

Thailand

Thai opposition forms alliance, demands military gov't step aside

Vote outcome remains shrouded in mystery with unofficial results delayed and growing allegations of election fraud.