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Thai Boys Rescued From Cave Won't See World Cup Final Live Tonight

Since live broadcast will be telecast late night in Thailand, the boys will watch recording of match later as doctors want them to rest.

15 Jul 2018 4:28 PM

'When I wake up, who will I kiss?': Wife of departed Thai navy diver

Samarn Kunan, former member of elite navy SEALs unit, was only casualty in multinational operation to save boys, coach trapped in cave.

12 Jul 2018 1:56 PM

Day 2 of Thai boys' rescue, experts warn of panic while swimming in dark

On Sunday, four members of the 'Wild Boar' team were successfully brought out from the cave.

09 Jul 2018 10:41 AM

4 Thai boys rescued from cave, next phase of ops after 10 hrs

As night fell, the operation to rescue the remaining 8 boys and their coach was called off until Monday morning.

08 Jul 2018 6:01 PM

Sex tours on border: US retiree held for online page 'Burmese chicks for hire'

The bust comes as Thailand is trying to shake off its reputation as a haven for sex tourists.

08 May 2018 2:54 PM


Model claiming to have dirt on Trump, Russia due to appear in Thai court

Anastasia Vashukevich made headlines after she offered to reveal secrets about alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election.

17 Apr 2018 11:34 AM

Japanese 'baby factory' man gets custody of 13 kids born to Thai surrogates

Thai police in 2014 said DNA samples of Mitsutoki Shigeta links him to nine infants found under the care of 24-hour nannies in Bangkok.

20 Feb 2018 12:15 PM

Motorcycle bomb in Malaysia kills 3, injures 24, army suspects insurgents

A rebellion against Thai rule in the country's culturally distinct 'Deep South' bordering Malaysia has left nearly 7,000 dead, since 2004.

22 Jan 2018 7:10 PM

1st camp to house Rohingyas will be ready next week: Myanmar official

The UN refugee agency said it is not involved in the process but is willing to play a 'constructive role' in the process if allowed.

15 Jan 2018 3:53 PM

US special envoy hopes N Korea will accept Rex Tillerson's 'unconditional' talks

Joseph Yun told reporters in Bangkok on Friday that the talks could take place without preconditions.

15 Dec 2017 3:18 PM


2 journalists arrested in Myanmar, Reuters demand release

The journalists will be charged under colonial-era Official Secrets Act, penalty can be up to 14 years in prison.

14 Dec 2017 1:37 PM

Bangladesh, Myanmar sign agreement on return of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to return home.

24 Nov 2017 4:56 PM

Thailand: Wife shot to death by husband in supermarket; 2 others injured

Sirinporn Chumboonchu split with her husband upon learning about his affair.

18 Oct 2017 7:00 PM

Amnesty: Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women, children

In some villages, women and girls were raped or subjected to other sexual violence.

18 Oct 2017 1:28 PM

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi won't go to UN General Assembly amid Rohingya crisis

At least 370,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have fleed to nearby Bangladesh in less than three weeks.

13 Sep 2017 11:46 AM


Ongoing Myanmar clashes leave 96 dead, including 6 civilians

Myanmar is mostly Buddhist, but about 1 million Muslim Rohingya live in the northern part of Rakhine, where the violence is taking place.

27 Aug 2017 7:42 PM

Thai court sentences man for 18 years in prison for insulting monarchy

Tara, whose last name was withheld by his lawyer, was arrested in 2015 for sharing online materials allegedly insulting to the monarchy.

09 Aug 2017 11:36 AM

Former Thai PM Yingluck pleads not guilty in graft case as trial nears end

Yingluck was banned from political office for five years after the national assembly appointed by the military government impeached her.

01 Aug 2017 11:27 AM

China says it wants to 'maintain stability' in disputed South China Sea

China claims most of the energy-rich sea through which about $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year.

24 Jul 2017 6:34 PM

Girls referred as dessert: Thailand sex scandal puts spotlight on grim tradition

Until recently the most sinister part of that tradition, the procurement of underage girls, was well-known but rarely discussed.

25 Jun 2017 12:57 PM