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Thai king's estranged son urges open discussion of monarchy, in rejection of anti-defamation law

Sep. 20, 2023 10:48 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — An estranged son of Thailand’s king who has spent almost all his adult life away from his homeland has unexpectedly gone public with his belief that open discussions about the country's monarchy should be allowed, in a rejection of a harsh royal anti-defamation law. ...

Thailand's new government takes office as Cabinet members take oath in front of king

Sep. 05, 2023 06:59 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s new government officially took office on Tuesday, almost four months after the country’s general election, as new Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin led the 34 members of his Cabinet to take their oaths of office in front of King Maha Vajiralongkorn. ...