Topic: Maha Vajiralongkorn
Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding may have tinges of the turreted-castle fairy tale. But from romantic to ruthless, more than 40 modern monarchies, including Prince William's family, still influence global realities for better or worse.
02/16/2011 12:52 pm
Thailand’s government accuses the red-shirt opposition of trying to topple revered King Bhumibol. Critics argue it’s using the monarchy – and strict laws against defaming it – as an excuse to crack down.
06/08/2010 02:36 pm
In the past week, Thai authorities have arrested three people on charges of disseminating false data. The arrests have sparked complaints of a witch hunt.
11/08/2009 12:00 am
Antigovernment activists plan to defy a tough security law to rally Saturday on the third anniversary of a military coup.
09/19/2009 01:00 am
Webmasters face criminal charges for comments posted on their websites deemed offensive to the royal family.
07/29/2009 01:00 am
Thailand's lèse-majesté laws are already strict, but a new crackdown on insults has resulted in a spike in arrests, including that of an Australian novelist.
01/12/2009 12:00 am