The Cabinet and the National Council for Peace and Order, the junta’s official name, agreed at a meeting Tuesday to hold the referendum, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told reporters.
Yingluck entered a plea of not guilty after she was charged with dereliction in overseeing a controversial rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars.
Thais lined the roads along the route, chanting “Long Live the King!”
The bomb was hidden in a pickup truck & went off late Friday night in the basement of the Central Festival mall.
Confused 29-year-old American tourist was arrested in Thailand for crashing into 13 vehicles and injuring two.
Her body was recovered by a team of up to 50 navy, marine police and national park officers.
Most of the rescued passengers and crew, totaling about 110, were taken to Krabi, several miles (kilometers) from where the fire occurred.
Two passenger trains collided north of Thailand’s capital Bangkok, injuring more than 20, authorities said.
A Thailand newspaper reported that country’s junta leader vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor.
The State Department blacklisted Thailand last year for failing to meet minimum standards in fighting human trafficking.
A court in Thailand sentenced two theatre activists for insulting the country’s monarchy.
Thai police say suspected Muslim insurgents have detonated a car bomb that wounded 13 people and damaged buildings.
The law aims to stop Thailand from being a commercial surrogacy hub for foreign couples.
Thailand’s attorney general has pressed criminal charges against former PM for negligence related to her government’s money-losing rice subsidy scheme.
Security tightens after two bombs have detonated at a high end luxury shopping mall in Bangkok.