Thailand's military junta has been battling accusations of clamping down on democracy activists. The government's computer servers came under attack from hackers after authorities announced they would limit internet access.
Thailand's government has charged a journalist with sedition and violation of the country's computer law. Pravit Rojanaphruk had made online postings critical of Thailand's military rulers.
Thailand's attractiveness as a tourist destination remains evergreen as millions of tourists continue to flock to the Southeast Asian nation, providing much needed momentum to its economy. But challenges remain.
Thai authorities say a bomb has exploded at a hospital in the capital, Bangkok, wounding at least 21 people. The explosion hit on the third anniversary of a 2014 military coup.
Authorities have failed to arrest the ex-abbot of Thailand’s most powerful Buddhist sect. However, they can claim a minor victory. George Styllis and Patthiya Tongfueng report from Pathum Thani province.
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