Thailand Daily News (Bangkok Post)

  • Court shelves civil case against Suthep over polls
    The Civil Court has temporarily disposed of a civil case against Suthep Thaugsuban and 39 others for impeding the 2014 general election, pending the outcome of a criminal case against them. ... Read more
  • SET jumps, Indonesia stocks post 11-month closing low
    The Stock Exchange of Thailand index gained for a third straight session, while Indonesia marked its lowest close in more than 11 months. ... Read more
  • Green flags fly in Chiang Mai against Doi Suthep housing
    Campaigners opposed to the judicial housing estate at the foot of Doi Suthep mountain started putting up the green flags in Chiang Mai on Monday as part of their campaign for the demolition of the houses. ... Read more
  • Pheu Thai politicians charged with sedition
    Three politicians from the party ousted by Thailand's generals were charged on Monday with sedition for holding a press conference, as dissent grows before the fourth anniversary of the junta's 2014 coup. ... Read more
  • Red-shirt leader's wife deemed unusually wealthy
    The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has resolved to ask the Supreme Court to confiscate assets worth 42.82 million baht from former Pheu Thai MP Rapipun Pongreangrong, wife of red-shirt leader Arisman Pongreangrong, for having "unusual wealth". ... Read more
  • Chinese woman safe after abduction at Suvarnabhumi
    A Chinese woman abducted by five people after arriving at Suvarnabhumi airport from Hong Kong and held for 10 million baht ransom was found safe on a roadside in Bang Na, Bangkok, 14 days later. ... Read more
  • Dangerous 'laze' forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches ocean
    LOS ANGELES - Authorities in Hawaii have warned of dangerous "laze" fumes as molten lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano reached the Pacific Ocean. ... Read more
  • Malaysia sets up task force to probe 1MDB scandal
    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia on Monday set up a task force to probe allegations that billions of dollars were looted from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB in an audacious fraud overseen by ousted ex-leader Najib Razak. ... Read more
  • More IS fighters leave Damascus district: monitor
    BEIRUT: A second batch of fighters from the Islamic State jihadist group left their final Damascus stronghold overnight, a monitor said Monday, bringing the Syrian regime closer to a major milestone. ... Read more
  • Thailand wearies of junta rule, election promise still vague
    Four years after seizing power, Thailand's junta has a singular success it never hoped for: uniting a politically divided nation in growing dissatisfaction with the thin-skinned rule of the generals. ... Read more

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