Thousands rally to protest against government in Thailand

Thousands of protesters in Thailand’s capital demonstrated against the government of former coup leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Saturday, with many also demanding reforms to the powerful monarchy. “Down with feudalism, long live the people,” was one of the chants. Protests have been building since mid-July to call for the removal of the… Read More Thousands rally to protest against government in Thailand

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn swears in new cabinet

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn swore in a new cabinet on Wednesday, calling for “order and peace” but without mentioning recent anti-government student protests that have urged reforms of the powerful monarchy. The ceremony marked the king’s first public appearance since the nearly unprecedented calls in two student-led protests for curbing the new powers King Vajiralongkorn… Read More Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn swears in new cabinet