Thai premier faces no-confidence vote as more protests loom

Asia Pacific / Politics Feb 16, 2021

Thai premier faces no-confidence vote as more protests loom

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha is set to face a no-confidence vote this week as opposition lawmakers target his government for its alleged mismanagement of the COVID-19 outbreak amid a renewed push by pro-democracy activists for the premier’s ouster and monarchy reforms. The opposition began ...

Thai students pose with dissidents in graduation protest

Asia Pacific Oct 31, 2020

Thai students pose with dissidents in graduation protest

Some students at Thailand's Thammasat University posed with cardboard cutouts of well-known critics of the monarchy on Saturday in a protest as King Maha Vajiralongkorn was to present degrees amid growing calls for royal reform. Youth and student-led demonstrations that began in July by demanding ...