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The ‘top-5’ countries throwing plastic waste in the Oceans

According to Ocean Conservancy, 60 per cent of the debris comes from China and the four ASEAN nations.

22 Jun 2019 10:08 AM

65 Rohingyas found stranded in southern Thailand

Rohingyas, who belong to the Rakhine state in Myanmar, have been facing extreme persecution by authorities and majority Buddhists.

12 Jun 2019 5:57 PM

India beat Thailand 1-0 in Stimac's first win in charge, ends 3rd in King's Cup

Stimac made as many as eight changes from the starting eleven which lost to Curacao 1-3 in their previous match on Wednesday..

08 Jun 2019 6:13 PM

‘Not here for decoration’: Thai transgender MPs make history in Parliament

Thailand’s transgender community enjoys a high profile, but still faces major hurdles in the conservative Buddhist-majority kingdom.

07 Jun 2019 10:37 AM

Thai lawmakers elect junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha as PM

Thailand’s junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom’s first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup.

06 Jun 2019 11:34 AM

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Chhetri scores but India lose 1-3 to Curacao in Stimac's first match in charge

"We made mistakes, especially in the first half. We are going to go to the drawing board and see what we did wrong," said Chhetri.

05 Jun 2019 6:04 PM

'King's Cup will be tough for India', says Igor Stimac

This will be Stimac's first international assignment after his appointment as the new coach.

04 Jun 2019 11:30 AM

Ex-Thai PM, who staged 13 coups, dies at 98

Prem Tinsulanonda was Thailand's 16th prime minister, serving three terms from 1980 to 1988. He was also a former army chief.

26 May 2019 2:07 PM

Inauguration ceremony for Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn commence

The coronation ceremony for King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Rama X of Thailand, began in an elaborate show of pageantry.

04 May 2019 9:54 AM

From flight attendant to royalty: Thailand’s new queen

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has appointed his consort Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya as the country's queen.

02 May 2019 9:21 PM

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Thailand set for coronation of King Rama X, first in 69 years

Thais who have not witnessed a coronation since Bhumibol's in 1950, will see the newly-crowned monarch as he is carried through Bangkok.

02 May 2019 2:44 PM

Surprise wedding: Thai king marries personal bodyguard ahead of coronation

Vajiralongkorn has previously been married and divorced three times and has seven children.

02 May 2019 10:30 AM

Six baby elephants stuck in muddy pit rescued by Thailand park rangers

After 3 hrs of digging to build makeshift ramp, mud-covered babies managed to stumble out of pit one-by-one as rangers cheered them on.

30 Mar 2019 11:57 AM

Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand

Black-clad assailants carrying rifles crept into Rattanaupap temple in Narathiwat province.

19 Jan 2019 2:17 PM

Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

‘Canada is a country that understands how important it is to stand up for human rights and woman's rights,’ said Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.

12 Jan 2019 2:50 PM

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‘Family will kill me’: Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport pleads for asylum

In a sign of growing desperation during the night, Qunun posted video of her barricading her hotel room door with furniture.

07 Jan 2019 10:36 AM

Indian tourist among 2 people killed in shootout in Thailand's Bangkok

Around 20 men were engaged in the fight armed with pistols, knives and sticks. Three of them opened fire, injuring the tourists nearby.

08 Oct 2018 1:17 PM

UK millionaire, wife found buried in 6-ft-deep graves at Thailand villa

Alan Hogg was shot while his wife Nhot Suddaen was bludgeoned to death with a hammer at their villa in Phrae by hired killers.

25 Sep 2018 4:26 PM

11-yr-old Thai bride returns from Malaysia after outcry over marriage to 41-yr-old

The 11-year-old is believed to be the trader’s third wife.

11 Aug 2018 7:42 PM

Disgraced former monk sentenced to 114 years in jail by Thai court

Wiraphon Sukphon had made headlines in 2013 when videos emerged of him sporting designer sunglasses and bag on a private jet.

09 Aug 2018 6:47 PM

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