Rescue effort is likely to take two to three days to complete, Major General Chalongchai Chaiyakorn, an army commander, told reporters.
08 Jul 2018 4:04 PM
Rescue chief said first boy was expected to be brought out of cave by around 9:00 pm (1400 GMT), meaning trip would take around 11 hours.
08 Jul 2018 11:27 AM
It has been 12 days since football team consisting of 11 to 16-year-old Thai boys, assistant coach have been trapped in Tham Luang caves.
07 Jul 2018 4:22 PM
The boys appear relaxed and much more alert than when they were when discovered late Monday by British divers.
04 Jul 2018 10:15 AM
The bust comes as Thailand is trying to shake off its reputation as a haven for sex tourists.
08 May 2018 2:54 PM
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
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
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
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
Joseph Yun told reporters in Bangkok on Friday that the talks could take place without preconditions.
15 Dec 2017 3:18 PM
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
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
Sirinporn Chumboonchu split with her husband upon learning about his affair.
18 Oct 2017 7:00 PM
In some villages, women and girls were raped or subjected to other sexual violence.
18 Oct 2017 1:28 PM
At least 370,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have fleed to nearby Bangladesh in less than three weeks.
13 Sep 2017 11:46 AM
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
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
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 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
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