- AP Analysis: Why junta rules Thailand, with no end in sight Updated: May-21-16 3:43 am
BANGKOK - Thailand's military seized power from an elected government on May 22, 2014, with the justification that it wanted to end chaotic and violent political confrontations that had wracked the country for years. But more than an attempt to restore stability was at play.
- Facebook tells Thai users their data not given to government Updated: May-11-16 9:44 am
BANGKOK - Facebook is seeking to reassure Thai users that it safeguards their private data, after a series of arrests raised concerns the social network had failed to protect personal information from Thailand's military government.
- Japan announces $7 billion plan to develop Mekong region Updated: May-02-16 5:41 am
BANGKOK - Japan's foreign minister announced a $7 billion initiative Monday to promote development in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand through which the river flows.