Police said an unknown number of suspected insurgents first opened fire today in front of the Makrud Municipality building.
An unprecedented number of people have been charged with lese majeste offences since the coup, Amnesty said.
Blessed with a tropical climate, Thailand uniquely offers a graceful blend of antiquity with modernity.
Person who submits a photo or video which can be used as legal evidence to convict a protester will get a reward of USD 15 .
The downgrade could exact a reputational cost on Thailand’s lucrative seafood and shrimp industries.
Foreign tourists should not have a perception that they can come to Thailand to commit illegal activities, junta chief said.
Around 20,000 others have crossed the border at O’Smach, a checkpoint some 250 kilometres northeast from Poipet.
Rumours say that the Thai military is preparing for a crackdown on illegal migrants.
An official of the broadcasting regulator said the junta asked him to arrange for all matches to be broadcast on free-to-air channels.
Thai ambassadors to US and Britain are to meet human rights groups in an effort to “create understanding” about junta’s seizure of power.
The junta says it had to restore order after half a year of political turmoil left dozens dead and the government paralyzed
The Hunger Games with a graphic of three fingers labeled, 1. No Coup, 2. Liberty, 3. Democracy.
As the army summons journalists and academics seen as anti-coup, tourists are kicking back on the country’s famed beaches and sightseeing in Bangkok.
Not a soldier was in sight on the white sands of Koh Phangan and the raucous party carried on for hours.
The footage, released army-run TV Channel 5 and broadcast on other stations Wednesday, showed several detainees speaking to army officers.