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recent updated : April 19, 2015, 6:14 pm
China, Japan, S.Korea halt Thai air route expansion on safety concerns
By Khettiya Jittapong and Manunphattr Dhanananphorn BANGKOK (Reuters) - China has joined South Korea and Japan in stopping Thailand-based airlines from flying charters and new routes be...
Thai authorities detain man, tighten security, after Samui blast
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand-:39:s military has detained a man for questioning after the car bomb attack which wounded seven people on the resort island of Samui as security was tightened there, police said Sunday.
Thai former PM Yingluck to face trial over rice scheme
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand-:39:s former premier Yingluck Shinawatra was Thursday ordered to stand trial on charges of negligence over a bungled rice subsidy scheme, in a case that could see her jailed for up to a decade.
Thai pardon for US citizen jailed for royal insult
A Thai-born US citizen jailed for insulting Thailand-:39:s king has received a royal pardon, officials said Wednesday, a move welcomed by Washington which had issued a rare rebuke to Bangkok over the case.
Thai junta chief may testify to agency probing 2010 crackdown
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand-:39:s junta chief Thursday said he is willing to provide testimony about his involvement in a deadly 2010 military crackdown on anti-government protesters in Bangkok that left more than 90 dead.
One year on, Thailand-:39:s testy coup leader battles dictator label
By Aubrey Belford and Kaweewit Kaewjinda BANGKOK (Reuters) - The last two times Thailand-:39:s army grabbed control, in 2006 and 2014, fortune teller Warin Buawiratlert called it, informing...
Golfing in Thailands Hua Hin
Thailand boasts some of Asias best courses, as non-player JOHN BORTHWICK finds out
Thai junta leader: I-:39:ll fight forced labor in fish industry
Thailand-:39:s junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant workers was being exported ...
Thai junta lifts martial law, but retains broad powers
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand-:39:s ruling junta said on Wednesday it had lifted martial law imposed just before a coup 10 months ago, but it invoked a security clause...
The River of Kings
We sip cool cocktails on the sun deck of the river cruise ship Anantara Song as we sail along the Chao Phraya River from Bangkok to Thailand-:39:s ancient capital of Ayutthaya.