2 parti pro-junta, iaitu PPRP dan demokratik bertungkus-lumus membentuk sebuah kerajaan baru selepas lebih 2 bulan keputusan pilihan raya yang tidak menyakinkan
The activists have gone missing after they were arrested in Vietnam early this year and sent back home to Thailand.
Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit could face up to nine years in prison if found guilty.
Thai protestors had protested over alleged cheating in its first election since a coup in 2014.
Political parties in Thailand are keen to thwart junta rule.
State-owned Airports of Thailand awarded King Power the sole concession in 2006, which expires in September 2020.
Hundreds of supporters in the northeastern 'Isan' region were rooting for General Prayut Chan-O-Cha or 'Uncle Tu' who was in born in the province itself.
Thailand's Cybersecurity Act is the latest in a wave of new laws in Asian countries that assert government control over the internet.
The 40-year-old Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is a political newcomer promising an end to Thailand's military rule.
Prayut Chan-O-Cha is looking to hold onto power and drive through the largest investment programme in Thai history with China's help.
For nearly 3 years, she has ruled from 'above the president' by creating a new position of State Counsellor.
The election is expected to be held before the coronation of Thailand's king in early May.
The junta has promised and postponed the election several times since it came to power.
The latest attacks occurred Friday night in a series of seven separate incidents in three different districts of Narathiwat province.
The military-backed Palang Pracharat party held a meeting in the northern city of Chiang Mai intended to reveal the names of candidates running for office.
The social media giant has been lambasted for years for its ineffective response to malicious posts, particularly against the country's Rohingya Muslims.
Political parties should be able to campaign to present their policies, with immediate effect.
The election will likely pit the populist political movement backed by former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and supported by many in rural areas against the military and royalist establishment.
Palme d'Or-winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul is the figurehead of Thailand's cinema scene and a doyen of the global arthouse circuit.
Myanmar has rejected accusations that its military committed atrocities in the crackdown last year that forced 720,000 Rohingya to flee over the border to Bangladesh.
Pattaya is a lucrative tourist hub and the heart of Thailand's massive sex industry with its beaches, myriad hotels and raucous nightlife.
Technically Prayuth cannot stand for election under the constitution, because he would have had to resign from his post since 2017 to do so. Prayuth said on Monday he did not intend to quit as junta chief.
Thailand's junta partially lifts a ban on politics, with a long-delayed election next year promising to pit army-aligned and civilian politicians against each other.
Three of those arrested have been released on bail, according to a representative from the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights.
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