Topic: Queen Sirikit
Though the royal institution once enjoyed a near-universal respect, recent political polarization has raised questions about the role of the monarchy and about the country's future after his reign.
American Joe Gordon, who translated a banned biography of Thailand’s king and posted it online while living in Colorado, was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in a Thai prison.
12/08/2011 12:42 pm
Thailand's political turmoil pits anti-government red shirts against the yellow shirts, who back the current regime. Now the government and the opposition are vying to compensate the victims of the political violence.
04/21/2010 01:13 pm
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
Efforts to oust the prime minister included barricading legislators in Parliament for five hours on Tuesday.
10/08/2008 01:00 am