BANGKOK, October 5, 2011 - A 22-year-old Thai student could face two years in prison for hacking into the prime minister's Twitter account and posting messages accusing her of incompetence, officials said Wednesday.
BANGKOK, October 3, 2011 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday she had decided to take a break from Twitter, after her account was taken over by a hacker who mocked and criticised her.
BANGKOK, October 2, 2011 - Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra came under fire from her own Twitter account on Sunday when it was briefly taken over by an anonymous hacker who accused her of incompetence.
BANGKOK, September 28, 2011 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has net assets worth 541 million baht ($17 million), an anti-corruption body said Wednesday, far less than the wealth of her fugitive brother Thaksin.
BANGKOK, September 18, 2011- Thousands of "Red Shirt" supporters of Thailand's fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra gathered in Bangkok on Sunday to mark the fifth anniversary of the coup which toppled their hero.
PHNOM PENH, September 15, 2011- New Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra makes her first official visit to Cambodia on Thursday aimed at shoring up relations between the neighbours after deadly border clashes.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, September 10, 2011- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra met the sultan of oil-rich Muslim-majority Brunei on her first offical trip abroad Saturday.
BANGKOK, September 2, 2011 - Thailand's new foreign minister unveiled plans for his first overseas visits on Friday and said he had decided to arrange the tour schedule in alphabetical order.
BANGKOK, August 26, 2011 - Thailand's new government on Friday vowed to crack down on what it described as online insults against the revered monarchy, despite widespread criticism of the country's strict lese majeste rules.
BANGKOK, August 25, 2011 - A Thai court jailed four "Red Shirt" protesters for 34 years each for their involvement in last year's political unrest -- a punishment criticised by the movement on Thursday as too severe.
BANGKOK, August 23, 2011 - Thailand's new premier outlined her government's policy agenda Tuesday in a speech to parliament overshadowed by a row over her fugitive brother's activities.
TOKYO, August 23, 2011- Thailand's fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra said Tuesday on a visit to Japan that he had no immediate plans to go home and denied meddling in the two-week-old government run by his sister.
BANGKOK, August 21, 2011- With his sister barely in office, fugitive former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra has launched a high-stakes international charm offensive that analysts say threatens his allies' hold on power.
BANGKOK, August 18, 2011 - Thailand's opposition on Thursday filed a complaint with the police against the new foreign minister, accusing him of illegally helping fugitive former leader Thaksin Shinawatra.
BANGKOK, August 16, 2011 - They zip through the traffic-choked streets of Bangkok, but the capital's motorcycle taxis are more than just a means of transportation -- they are also a potent political force.
BANGKOK, August 10, 2011 - Thailand's new defence minister said Wednesday there was no plan to sack the army chief, who played a key role in a deadly military crackdown on opposition protests in Bangkok last year.
BANGKOK, August 9, 2011 - Thailand's new Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra finalised her new cabinet on Tuesday, leaving out controversial leaders of the "Red Shirt" protest movement which helped propel her to power.
BANGKOK, August 8, 2011 - Thailand's king endorsed Yingluck Shinawatra as the new premier Monday, an official said, allowing the sister of fugitive ex-leader Thaksin Shinawatra to take the helm of the troubled nation.
BANGKOK, August 7, 2011 - Thailand's first female premier has already clinched a place in the history books, but she could struggle to survive a full term in office and end her country's cycle of instability, analysts say.
BANGKOK, August 5, 2011 - Yingluck Shinawatra was on course to become politically-turbulent Thailand's first female prime minister on Friday after a majority of lawmakers backed her in a parliamentary vote.