German woman dies in Thailand from box jellyfish sting

2015-10-07 14:22

A 20-year-old German woman has died at a popular Thai resort island after being stung by a box jellyfish, police say, the third reported fatality in Thailand in 14 months from one of the world's most toxic jellyfish.

Knife-wielding man kills 5 children in Thailand

2015-09-28 08:31

A man in northern Thailand has stormed into a neighbour’s home, hacked five children to death and inflicted multiple stab wounds on a pregnant woman who was watching them, police say.

Police ready to prosecute 2 for Bangkok bombing

2015-09-26 18:33

Thai police say they're ready to prosecute 2 men accused of carrying out Bangkok bombing.

Lawyer denies 'confession' by Bangkok bombing suspect

2015-09-25 13:44

The lawyer for a suspect in last month's Bangkok bombing denied reports Friday that his client had confessed to planting the device that killed 20 people in the city centre.

From street life to sweet life for Thailand's rescued strays

2015-09-21 21:12

From the mean streets in cities across Thailand, some stray dogs are finding caring owners in loving homes through international adoptions.

Emirates ups Phuket service due to demand

2015-09-18 11:03

Emirates has announced that it will offer additional services between Dubai and the Thai island of Phuket due to demand.

Thai police catch Chinese tourist who swallowed diamond

2015-09-14 17:03

Thai police have used surgical pliers to extract a stolen diamond from a Chinese tourist who swallowed the gem.

3 Bangkok bombing suspects arrested in Malaysia

2015-09-14 08:29

Three suspects have been arrested in Malaysia for possible involvement in a terrorist bombing that killed 20 people in Bangkok, the police chief says.

Bangkok bomb plotter 'flew to China', Malaysia lead goes nowhere

2015-09-11 12:30

The suspected mastermind of last month's deadly bomb attack in Thailand left for China from Bangladesh 12 days ago, and efforts in Malaysia to track the man suspected of planting the explosives have been unsuccessful, Thai police say.

Suspect admits handing backpack to Bangkok bomber

2015-09-09 11:36

Thai police say that a key suspect has admitted to meeting the alleged Bangkok shrine bomber outside a train station and handing him a heavy backpack containing a bomb.


Thailand seizes assets of officials suspected of human trafficking

2015-09-29 18:00

Thai authorities have seized over $1.5m in assets from officials charged with human trafficking.

Malaysia air pollution unhealthy

2015-09-27 17:17

Air pollution in Malaysia's capital has spiked to very unhealthy levels as acrid smoke billowing from Indonesian agricultural fires intensified.

Thai police say detained man is Bangkok 'bomber'

2015-09-26 11:44

Thai police say a foreigner held in custody over last month's deadly Bangkok attack was the same yellow-shirted man seen on CCTV placing a rucksack at the shrine moments before the blast.

Malaysia arrests 6, says they may have aided Bangkok bomber

2015-09-23 14:00

Malaysia has arrested six people suspected of being part of a human trafficking network and who may have helped a bomber who killed 20 people at a Bangkok shrine escape from Thailand, police say.

Three dead, 14 wounded in Thai motorcycle bomb

2015-09-18 13:00

Three people were killed and 14 wounded by a motorcycle bomb blast in Thailand's deep south in the latest deadly attack to strike the war-torn region.

Thai police chief links Uighurs to Bangkok bomb

2015-09-15 12:22

Thailand’s police chief has linked the Bangkok bomb to China’s Uighurs for the first time, as the lawyer for one of two detained foreign suspects confirmed his client hails from the Muslim minority.

Bangkok blast: Suspect fled to Turkey, police say

2015-09-14 13:31

Thai police say a key suspect in last month’s bombing at a Bangkok shrine that killed 20 people has fled to Turkey.

Malaysia says 3 detained in connection with Bangkok blast

2015-09-14 07:53

Malaysia's police chief says a Pakistani and two Malaysians have been detained in connection with last month’s bombing of a shrine in Bangkok that killed at least 20 people.

Bangkok bomb suspect bribed border police several times

2015-09-10 12:53

A suspect in the Bangkok bombing bribed his way across the border with Cambodia several times, police say.

Bangkok 'bomber' admits guilt

2015-09-07 20:10

The key suspect in the Bangkok bombing has told police he is 'guilty' after being paraded before the media.

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