Category: Political

By the melone

Thais keep fighting for reform of the monarchy. Will Germany help?

the German government issued a remarkable warning to the king of Thailand. “If there are things that we consider to be illegal, then that will have immediate consequences,” said Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. He was responding to a journalist’s question about King Vajiralongkorn. Since 2007, the Thai monarch has been spending large amounts of time in Bavaria — to the point that he is rarely seen in his home country