12 Dec 2013 : The Criminal Court sentenced a red-shirt sympathiser to over 13 years in prison on two counts of lese majeste on Thursday, including an unprecedented charge of "attempting to commit the crime of lese majeste".
12 Dec 2013 : Former Pheu Thai MPs Prompong Nopparit and Kiat-udom Menasawat are facing one-year prison terms after the Appeals Court ruled they do not deserve to receive suspended sentences for defaming former Constitution Court judge Wasant Soypisuth.
12 Dec 2013 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 7.39 points, or 0.54%, to close at 1,361.96 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 11.50 billion baht, with 2.12 billion shares traded.
12 Dec 2013 : A senior monk at Wat Benchamabophit, which was surrounded by barricades set up by police for about two months, has condemned city police chief Kamronwit Thoopkrachang as inhumane and banned him from the temple, whether dead or alive.
12 Dec 2013 : The risk of sporadic human infection is high after three samples collected from live-poultry markets in the southern city of Shenzhen tested positive for the H7N9 avian influenza virus, the Chinese government said.
12 Dec 2013 : Anti-government protesters under the Network of Students and People for Reform of Thailand on Thursday morning removed razor-wire barriers in front of Government House after the three-day deadline for police to dismantle them and withdraw expired.
12 Dec 2013 : The military top brass are to discuss a meeting request from the People's Democratic Reform Committee after initially rejecting the invite to talks, army spokesman Col Winthai Suwari said on Thursday.
12 Dec 2013 : Six paramilitary rangers providing security for teachers, and two state employees, were injured by a bomb explosion at a school in Pattani on Thursday morning.
12 Dec 2013 : There has been no word yet from the military top brass on whether they accept or reject the request by anti-government protest leaders for a meeting, People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) spokesman Akanat Prompan said on Thursday.
12 Dec 2013 : Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima province will stop vehicles entering the park after 9pm during the current animal mating season.