Thai court to charge disgraced ex-monk with rape, fraud

2017-07-20 14:56

A Thai court was set to charge a disgraced ex-monk with raping an underage girl, fraud and money laundering after he was extradited from the United States.

Police in Thailand say ivory trade crackdown working

2017-07-08 10:09

Police say efforts by Thailand's government to curb sales of ivory have been successful, following criticism of widespread trafficking in the country.

Myanmar and Thailand torch $1 billion of seized drugs

2017-06-26 12:21

Myanmar and Thailand started torching nearly $1 billion worth of seized narcotics on Monday, a defiant show of force as law enforcement struggles to stem the rising flow of drugs in the region.

Thai man jailed for 35 years for 'defaming' royals on Facebook

2017-06-09 16:51

A Thai man was jailed for 35 years for Facebook posts deemed insulting to the royal family, a watchdog said.

US backlash: Harley-Davidson to build factory in Thailand

2017-05-25 10:32

Harley-Davidson, the iconic motorcycle brand hailed by US President Donald Trump for keeping jobs in America, is building a factory in Thailand. US unions however call it a 'slap in the face'.

Chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

2017-05-20 11:31

In Thailand, a morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists, has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables.

Mud, music and missiles greet Thai monsoon season

2017-05-14 20:59

Salvos of homemade rockets blasted into the sky amid thumping dance music, mud-wrestling and monks as Thailand's northeast hailed the start of the crucial monsoon season.

Thais revoke passport of Red Bull heir over hit-and-run

2017-05-05 17:25

Thailand has revoked the passport of the fugitive heir to the Red Bull billions, an official says, after he left the kingdom and ducked an arrest warrant over a deadly 2012 hit-and-run.

Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live

2017-04-25 14:55

A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said, the latest example of the social network's live-streaming function being used to broadcast grisly crimes.

Whoa! Rider dodges leaping snake on road

Watch as a snake leaps at a passing motorcyclist riding along a road in Thailand.

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Thai court issuing rulings in major human trafficking case

2017-07-20 07:11

A Thai court is issuing rulings in a major human trafficking trial with more than 103 defendants, including a senior army officer, accused in a modern-day slavery trade.

Thai customs seize 15 luxury cars reported stolen in UK

2017-07-03 08:31

Thai customs has seized 15 of 42 luxury cars that British authorities said were stolen and exported to Thailand.

GTA: Police race to close stolen supercar pipeline

2017-06-22 07:45

Dozens of supercars including Lamborghinis, Porsches and BMWs have been stolen from the streets of Britain and shipped to Thailand in a complex scam.

MotoGP set for Thailand debut in 2018

2017-06-06 10:34

Thailand's sports authority says it has secured rights to host a MotoGP race next year, after years of lobbying to bring top motorcycle racing to the kingdom.

25 wounded in bomb explosion at Thai hospital - police

2017-05-22 12:02

A bomb has exploded at a military-run hospital in Bangkok, wounding 25 people on the third anniversary of a military coup in the country.

Arrested Thai activist getting South Korean human rights award

2017-05-18 19:04

A Thai law student arrested for sharing an article about the country's new king that was posted on Facebook is this year's winner of South Korea's most prestigious human rights award.

Thai army hunts four over supermarket car bomb

2017-05-10 18:02

Thailand's military says it's hunting four suspects over a large car bomb which wounded more than 60 people outside a supermarket in the insurgency-plagued south.

Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing

2017-04-26 20:34

The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live says her husband is the only person to blame and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video.

Bangkok to ban street food stalls in clean-up crusade

2017-04-19 09:26

Street food stalls will be banned from all of Bangkok's main roads under a clean-up crusade, a city hall official has said, prompting an outcry in a food-obsessed capital famed for its spicy roadside cuisine.

More than 1 000 Thai holidaymakers left stranded by scam

2017-04-12 23:01

The traditional Thai New Year's holiday has turned out to be anything but fun for more than 1 000 would-be travellers who were apparently caught by a scam.

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