This is part XXX of “Tongue-Thai’ed!”, an ongoing series where we collect the most baffling, ridiculous, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures. Check out all past entries here. It is hard to deny that the human rights situation in Thailand has sharply deteriorated since last year’s coup which brought in the authoritative...
Foreigners who hold long-term leases on property in Thailand were in for a shock last week, when a Phuket court ruled that formerly attractive secured leases are "not valid." Foreigners technically can't own land in Thailand, but they can sign a 30-year lease that can be renewed twice, for two more subsequent 30-year periods....
Dozens of Thailand's lawmakers have employed their family members with state money and see nothing wrong with that, while they claim to eradicate exactly that kind of behavior out of Thai politics....
The Constitutional Drafting Committee are continuing to re-write the political rule book for a post-coup Thailand. But, like with all the military junta's government bodies, the claim to "reform" and bring "true democracy" is questionable, as the most recent proposals for an unelected sorry, "indirectly elected" Senate shows....
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Airways says one of its planes hit severe turbulence over Thailand and 11 people on board were injured....
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