Thailand


Bomb kills three police in restive Thai south

2016-09-23 14:34

Three police officers were killed by a bomb buried beneath a road in Thailand's far south, authorities said, as peace talks appear to falter in the insurgency-plagued region.

15 dead in pilgrim boat accident, search for missing continues

2016-09-19 08:57

The search for several missing passengers continues after a boat carrying Muslim pilgrims sank on Thailand's Chao Phraya river, leaving at least 15 people dead, a provincial governor has said.

Teacher to be charged for disfiguring student's face

2016-09-14 15:47

A Thai teacher who allegedly left a student disfigured after throwing a coffee mug at her head will be charged, police said, after the case went viral.

Bomb blast hits train in southern Thailand

2016-09-03 15:12

Police say a bomb has exploded and hit a train in southern Thailand, killing one worker and injuring another.

Thai farmers launch sting operation to stop elephant raids

2016-08-25 20:02

To stop wild elephants rampaging through their crops, farmers in Thailand have put up electric fences, burst firecrackers and even changed crops, but to no avail. So they've decided on Plan Bee...

1 killed, 29 wounded as 2 bombs hit Thailand

2016-08-24 09:14

Two bombs exploded near a hotel in southern Thailand, killing one employee and injuring 29 others, police and hospital officials said Wednesday

Thailand hit by fresh blasts

2016-08-15 13:22

Fresh explosions rocked Thailand's deep south seriously wounding one, days after a spate of bomb and arson attacks struck multiple tourist resort towns.

Thai bomb attacks: Search for the culprits

2016-08-12 20:05

A bombing spree targeting Thailand's tourist hotspots, in the latest setback for a nation that has endured a decade of turmoil, has sent authorities scrambling to identify a motive and find the perpetrators.

Deadly wave of co-ordinated explosions rattle Thailand

2016-08-12 07:19

A wave of co-ordinated explosions has rattled multiple cities in Thailand, killing several people and wounding dozens more, police said.

Thailand government rules out death penalty for rapists

2016-07-05 19:18

Thailand's Justice Ministry says it has no plan to execute rapists who murder their victims, saying such a harsh penalty would provoke more rapists to kill.

 

Beasts of Bangkok booted from park lair

2016-09-21 11:01

The hulking, prehistoric-looking monitor lizards that stalk the grounds of Bangkok's Lumpini park have long triggered fascination - and fear - from visitors to the city centre's main green space...

One killed as Thai cops raid drug dealers' 'thank you' party

2016-09-14 18:00

Thai police has shot dead a suspected meth trafficker and arrested 30 more during a raid on a party to reward drug dealers for hitting sales targets, police said.

4-year-old dies as Thailand school hit by blast

2016-09-06 07:13

A four-year-old girl was among two people killed after a bomb hidden in a motorcycle was detonated outside a school in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south.

Thai kingpin jailed for Rohingya trafficking

2016-09-01 17:20

A Thai man accused of masterminding the smuggling and trafficking of Rohingya migrants fleeing Myanmar, has been jailed for 35 years.

Are SA rhino calves being exported to Thailand?

2016-08-25 07:18

A permit appears to have been granted for eight South African rhino calves to be exported to a zoo in Thailand, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth.

15 Thai tourist blasts suspects in military detention

2016-08-18 17:05

Thailand's junta says 15 suspects in last week's bomb and arson attacks against a string of tourist resort towns are being detained at a military barracks in Bangkok.

Thai authorities hunt tourist town bombers

2016-08-13 14:04

Thai authorities are hunting for culprits behind a wave of bombings targeting popular holiday destinations, as businesses braced for the economic fallout from the attacks on the crucial tourism industry.

Thailand's toll: 4 dead, 11 bombs, 5 provinces, 18 hours

2016-08-12 09:55

Thailand was hit by a rapid succession of explosions in five central and southern provinces, leaving four dead.

The Thai village using poop to power homes

2016-08-05 12:56

Nestled in a deep pocket of forest that lies off Thailand's electrical grid, villagers in Pa Deng have become early adopters and evangelists for an unusual alternative energy source: poop.

US adds 8 countries to human trafficking blacklist

2016-06-30 17:04

The US has released its annual human trafficking report and added eight countries to the blacklist of those not doing enough to halt it.

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