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All 12 boys, coach evacuated from Thailand cave on Day 3 of rescue ops

'The 12 Wild Boars and coach have emerged from the cave and they are safe,' the Thai navy SEAL unit said on its official Facebook page.

10 Jul 2018 3:15 PM

Rescuers gear up for final push to save remaining five from Thai cave

The head of operation, Narongsak Osottanakorn, said rescuers had learned from experience and faster in bringing 2nd batch of survivors out.

10 Jul 2018 9:53 AM

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

'Biggest crisis spot' looms near end of Thai cave as rescue operation begins

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


'Today is D-Day': Thai boys ready to see daylight after more than 2 weeks

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

'Be firm': Chilean miner as world anticipates rescue of trapped Thai boys

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

Watch: Fresh navy video shows Thai cave boys in 'good health'

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

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