Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya is the first royal to run for office in Thailand in 86 years.
A legacy of military rule means Aung San Suu Kyi cannot become president after the country's first free election in 25 years, even if her party wins a landslide.
The Southeast Asian country will hold its first free election in 25 years on Sunday — but many citizens will be barred from voting.
Hackers brought down Thailand's state-run telecom site over the government's attempt to establish a single internet gateway that would allow it to monitor, control, and erase websites.
Pravit Rojanaphruk, a columnist for the country's Nation newspaper, tweeted about his release Tuesday night after being arrested over the weekend for criticizing the government.
Though a police petition to extend their detention was rejected, the student activists still face up to seven years in prison for breaking the junta’s laws against public gatherings and “sedition.”
Human rights groups are concerned that Thailand's freedom of the press is being irreconcilably curtailed under the military junta led by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.
Recent marches in São Paulo and elsewhere indicate difficult times ahead for Rousseff, who lacks support in the National Congress and has only limited backing from the left.