Thailand Police Arrest Foreigner in Bangkok Blast Probe

Police investigating Thailand’s deadliest bombing arrested a foreigner they said matched the description of a man who left a bag at the crowded site of a blast in Bangkok nearly two weeks ago. Nathan Frandino reports.

Living under a regime of infinite jest

Nitpickers jumped on the chance to mock PM Prayut Chan-ocha when he said on Wednesday that he would like to use the magic bullet of Section 44 to ban the word “grassroots”, rakya in Thai, because the term only caused splits in our egalitarian post-coup utopia.

Bangkok official: ‘Yellow-shirt guy’ is the bomber

Thailand’s capital city was rocked by a bomb blast for a second day Tuesday while the manhunt intensified for a suspect in Monday’s explosion that killed 20 people and wounded more than 100.

VIDEO: Deadly blast at Bangkok temple

Following 22 deaths and 123 injuries, the bomb blast at Bangkok’s Erawan shrine is likely to add pressure to Thailand’s already tense political situation.