Thailand warns US to mind its own business

2015-01-28 15:50

Thailand has warned the US against meddling in its political affairs, saying many Thais had been hurt by the remarks of a visiting US envoy who took a swipe at the ruling military junta's practices.

Ex-Thai PM Shinawatra’s party won’t retaliate

2015-01-26 17:27

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's Puea Thai Party has vowed it would not retaliate a five-year political ban imposed on the ousted leader.

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck banned from politics

2015-01-23 09:38

Thai authorities have dealt a blow to ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra, banning her from politics for five years and proceeding with criminal charges for negligence that could put her in jail.

Ousted Thai PM to make final impeachment defence

2015-01-22 13:56

Ousted premier Yingluck Shinawatra has arrived at Thailand’s junta-picked legislature to make a last ditch defence ahead of an impeachment vote that could see her banned from politics for five years.

Thailand to recognise "third gender" in constitution

2015-01-15 22:09

Thailand's constitution will include the term "third gender" for the first time, a member of a panel drafting a new charter says, to empower transgender and gay communities.

Unruly elephants threaten traffic during mating season

2015-01-15 12:24

While recent viral images of elephants attacking cars in Thailand have captured worldwide attention, park officials say aggressive pachyderms are a serious problem, especially during mating season.

Tourist numbers down in Thailand

2015-01-08 14:29

The number of tourists visiting has fallen by 6.6% in 2014 from the previous year because of the kingdom's political tensions, officials say.

More AirAsia wreckage found

2015-01-06 22:41

A US Navy ship taking part in the search for the wreckage of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last week has detected two metal objects.


UK tourist found dead had Valium, alcohol - Thai police

2015-01-27 14:01

A British backpacker who was found dead on a popular Thai tourist island had consumed a potentially fatal combination of alcohol and Valium, police say.

British tourist found dead on popular Thai island

2015-01-23 09:39

A British backpacker has been discovered dead on the popular Thai tourist island of Koh Tao, four months after a British couple were found murdered there.

Ousted Thai PM faces charges over rice scheme

2015-01-23 08:05

Thailand's Attorney General will indict former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for negligence over a controversial rice subsidy scheme, the attorney general's office says.

Thailand to start railway project in September

2015-01-15 12:45

Thailand will begin constructing a $12.22bn railway project in September, the latest move by the military government to kick-start the economy.

Crashed jet's tail may be raised

2015-01-08 22:31

Indonesian search and rescue teams plan to start lifting the crashed AirAsia plane's tail raising hopes that "black box" recorders can be retrieved.

227 dead in Thailand from New Year road accidents

2015-01-03 12:02

At least 227 people died from road accidents in Thailand over the New Year holiday period, officials say.

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