RoK President begins trip to Southeast Asia World

RoK President begins trip to Southeast Asia

President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in on September 1 departed for Thailand on a week-long trip that will also take him to Myanmar and Laos as part of efforts to deepen the country's partnerships with the region.
Vietnam values strategic partnership with Thailand: NA leader Politics

Vietnam values strategic partnership with Thailand: NA leader

Vietnam always attaches great importance to the reinforcement and development of the strategic partnership with Thailand, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said during talks with Speaker of the Thai House of Representatives Chuan Leekpai in Bangkok on August 27.
40th AIPA General Assembly opens in Thailand World

40th AIPA General Assembly opens in Thailand

The 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40) themed “Advancing Parliamentary Partnership for Sustainable Community” kicked off in Bangkok on August 26.
Thailand’s re-election no later than April 28 World

Thailand’s re-election no later than April 28

The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand said that the election re-runs should be organised no later than April 28, ensuring that they do not clash with the King’s coronation rite from May 4-6.
Pheu Thai Party leads Thai election in terms of MP seats World

Pheu Thai Party leads Thai election in terms of MP seats

With 94 percent of the votes counted, Pheu Thai Party of exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra won the most MP seats at 135 while the Palang Pracharath of current Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha came second with 98 seats, the Bangkok Post and the Nation reported on March 24.
Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck World

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31.
Thailand’s Tham Luang cave to become museum World

Thailand’s Tham Luang cave to become museum

The Tham Luang cave complex in Chiang Rai province of northern Thailand, where 12 young footballers and their coach were trapped inside from June 23 before they were all safely brought out on July 10, will be turned into a museum to showcase the rescue.
Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019 World

Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reiterated on May 22 that the general election will take place in early 2019 and no sooner, rejecting the possibility of an earlier election as requested by the opposition party.