Deposed Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra gives a traditional greeting as she leaves parliament after delivering a statement during the National Legislative Assembly meeting in Bangkok, on this January 22nd. Thailand’s attorney general filed charges against  Yingluck on Thursday. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Thailand’s attorney general filed charges against deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday, in a case that could result in a 10-year jai(...)

Thai legislature has voted to impeach former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over an allegedly corrupt rice purchasing scheme. Photograph: Reuters/Chaiwat Subprasom

Thailand’s junta-appointed legislature impeached former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and banned her from politics for five years on Friday, w(...)

Thailand’s prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a military coup in May, had  promised that a general election would take place in 2015 but his deputy today said the poll was unlikely to take place until 2016. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images.

A Thai general election planned for next year will be delayed until 2016, a deputy prime minister said on Thursday, pushing back the promised retur(...)

High-speed trains in China: the country plans to build a 3,000 kilometre high-speed line stretching from Kunming in Yunnan province all the way to Singapore, passing through Laos, Thailand and Malaysia. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

China’s importance to the region was given another boost with the news that Thailand’s military junta has approved a 741.4 billion baht (€17.2 billion(...)

A soldier walks past sacks of rice at a warehouse in Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok. The military is checking rice warehouses nationwide to work out how much grain was stockpiled by the government it ousted in May and check on rice quality amid alleged corruption during the time the policy was run by former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Thailand’s military rulers have given permission to former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to leave the country on a private trip on condition she (...)

Thai soldiers stand guard to prevent any rallying against the military coup at the Victory Monument in Bangkok today. Photograph: Narong Sangnak/EPA

Thailand’s junta has prepared a force of over 6,000 troops and police for deployment in Bangkok today to smother protests and prevent opposition to th(...)

Soldiers block a street to prevent a protesters’ rally at the Victory Monument in Bangkok. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

Thailand is settling down to life under military rule and, while it would be wrong to say that there is widespread support for the army taking over(...)

Protesters march past portraits honoring Thailand’s king Bhumibol Adulyadej during anti-coup protests yesterday in Bangkok. Photograph:  Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Thailand’s ruling junta cut back the hours of curfew yesterday and broadcast footage showing detained political leaders were being treated well, as t(...)

A protester against military rule is comforted by a fellow protester as they stand in front of policemen deployed to control the crowd at Bangkok’s Victory Monument. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

The leader of Thailand’s coup, Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, received the royal seal of approval to run the country at a ceremony in Bangkok yesterday, as th(...)

Thai military take over the streets asserting control after an anti-coup protest  in Bangkok. Photograph:  Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Thailand’s ruling military junta summoned political leaders, including ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, to a military facility in Bangkok, (...)