Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn has stripped his royal consort of her titles and ranks only months after her appointment. He claims disloyalty and attempts to undermine Queen Suthida.
Thailand's fishing sector has made significant strides since coming under intense international scrutiny, but some gaps and loopholes are still holding the country back from becoming a model for ethical labor practices.
Thailand has crowned King Maja Vajiralongkorn as Rama X, celebrating its first new monarch in nearly 70 years. In his first royal command, the 66-year-old king pledged to "reign with righteousness."
Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn has made his first public appearance since being crowned. Tens of thousands of people gathered to watch him being paraded through the streets on a golden platform.
The opposition Thai Raksa Chart has ties to ex-premiers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra and nominated the king's sister for prime minister. Its dissolution could have a knock-on effect on upcoming elections.
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