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Thailand in USD 67 million deal to buy armoured personnel carriers from China

The purchase is the latest defence deal between Bangkok and Beijing amid warming ties since Thailand's military coup in 2014.

14 Jun 2017 2:34 PM

B Sai Praneeth wins Thailand Open; defeats Jonatan Christie 17-21, 21-18, 21-19

This is B Sai Praneeth's second consecutive title win, following the Singapore Open victory.

04 Jun 2017 7:19 PM

Bomb blast wounds 25 at Bangkok military hospital: Thai police

The deputy commissioner of the Royal Thai Police said investigators found traces of batteries and wires at the scene on Monday.

22 May 2017 2:22 PM

Thailand: Iranian burns self outside embassy, protests against elections

Pol Lt Col Noppadol Samart said the man was protesting on Friday's presidential vote in Iran.

19 May 2017 5:47 PM

After gorging on junk food, Thailand's chunky monkey on diet

Wildlife officials rescued the male long-tailed macaque last month after photos of the animal started circulating on social media.

19 May 2017 2:53 PM


Ex-British PM says Trump travel ban gift to Islamist extremists

David Cameron condemned the Trump administration's proposed travel ban, saying it alienated Muslim moderates and allies.

26 Apr 2017 4:58 PM

Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn to sign country's new constitution

The palace says King Maha Vajiralongkorn, ascended the throne following the October death of his widely revered father Bhumibol Adulyadej.

06 Apr 2017 12:18 PM

Thailand: Mother ties son to roadside railing as punishment; police on lookout

The boy reportedly complained, "I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe," as the woman made him bend before wrapping the string around his head.

19 Mar 2017 4:31 PM

Indian air ambulance crashes near Bangkok; pilot killed, 4 injured

The injured have been shifted to Bangkok hospital by army helicopters.

07 Mar 2017 8:46 AM

Thai junta urged to drop case against torture activists

The trio could face up to seven years in jail for defamation and a separate charge filed for publishing the report online.

21 Feb 2017 12:30 PM


Crocodile bites selfie-seeking French tourist in Thailand

She suffered a severe bite wound, said the head of the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department.

02 Jan 2017 4:28 PM

‘King of people’ takes last ride

Massive crowds of weeping Thais and saluting soldiers lined the streets on Friday as late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was borne through Bangkok, a day after his death left an apprehensive country facing a

15 Oct 2016 7:12 AM

Bhumibol Adulyadej, ‘the King who never smiled’

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej was the revered “father of the nation” whose reign spanned seven politically turbulent decades, shielded by harsh defamation laws and an intense personality cult.

14 Oct 2016 6:20 AM

Divided Thais mourn loss of unity

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has died at the age of 88, the palace announced Thursday, leaving a divided nation bereft of a rare figure of unity.

14 Oct 2016 6:16 AM

1 killed, 30 hurt as bombs explode in Thailand hotel

Thailand’s military government said on Wednesday that there was no connection between two bombings overnight that killed one person in the southern town of Pattani and a wave of deadly attacks on tour

25 Aug 2016 6:35 AM


Thailand police identifies bomb blasts’ suspect

The police identified a Thai man on Friday as a suspect in its investigation into attacks that killed four people and wounded dozens in a wave of bombings in Thailand a week ago.

20 Aug 2016 6:24 AM

The Biking Queens of India

India’s ambassador to Thailand, Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi, welcomed the “Biking Queens”, four women motor bikers from Surat, as they stopped at Bangkok, nearing the end of a gruelling 10-nation tour, cov

12 Jul 2016 12:22 AM

Dhaka attack victim fought back; wounds suggested a struggle, says family

Faraaz Hossain's right palm had been sliced clean through which suggested he had grabbed the attacker's sword and tried to fight back.

06 Jul 2016 4:10 PM

Thousands attend yoga event across South East Asia

Thousands of yoga enthusiasts including foreigners gathered on Sunday at open grounds across Southeast Asia to take part in the Second International Yoga Day attended by senior government officials an

27 Jun 2016 6:53 AM

Former Thai PM Yingluck wows fans but remains divisive figure

Yingluck has been on trial for corruption over a multi-million-dollar rice subsidy scheme.

15 Jun 2016 1:21 PM