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Thai ex-prime minister vows to fight negligence charge

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 05:39:15 GMT2017-07-26T05:39:15Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, whose bank accounts were frozen this week, says she will fight to prove her innocence as a trial that could put her in prison for 10 years enters its final stages....

China hopes construction of Thai railway can start quickly

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:18:22 GMT2017-07-24T11:18:22Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- China's foreign minister said Monday he hopes construction of a new Thai railway can start immediately so Thailand will have better access to Chinese markets....

Army general among Thais convicted of human trafficking

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:47:51 GMT2017-07-19T10:47:51Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- A Thai army general was one of the most prominent figures found guilty Wednesday in a major human trafficking trial that included more than 103 defendants accused of involvement in a modern-day slavery trade....

New Thai king gets greater control over vast royal fortune

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:57:48 GMT2017-07-17T13:57:48Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand's new king, who succeeded his late father last year, has tightened control over what is reputed to be the world's richest royal fortune, estimated to be worth more than $30 billion....

Thai police announce arrests in slayings of family in south

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:54:51 GMT2017-07-17T11:54:51Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Police in Thailand have arrested eight suspects in the brutal killings of a local official and his family, attributing the crime to a financial dispute....