Two Myanmar migrant workers accused of murdering a pair of British holidaymakers at a Thai diving resort will be held in custody until their full trial begins in July next year, their lawyer said Friday.
Thousands of people were due on Thursday at a memorial in Indonesia's Aceh province, the epicentre of the Indian Ocean tsunami, as the world prepared to mark a decade since a disaster that took 220,00 lives and laid waste to coastal areas in 14 countries.
A proposal to introduce direct elections for the prime minister and cabinet in Thailand was rejected by country's Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC), saying the system would cause problems and carries "risks".
general election to return Thailand to democracy after a military coup in May will be held in February 2016 at the earliest, a deputy prime minister said on Tuesday, later than the military had initially indicated.
A decade after towering waves wrenched her newborn baby from her arms, Mi Htay remains haunted by memories of the children she lost in the tsunami whose bodies, like hundreds of other Myanmar migrants in Thailand, were never identified.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri missed out on the title and the Asian Tour Order of Merit trophy, but earned a spot in the prestigious British Open after ending tied sixth with a card of one-over 73 in the final round of the USD one million Thailand Championship.
The wife of Thailand`s Crown Prince has relinquished her royal title, the kingdom`s palace said Saturday, the first official confirmation of her fall from grace after a string of her relatives were arrested in a police corruption scandal.
An AirAsia flight from Thailand to China returned midway to Bangkok after an angry Chinese female passenger assaulted a flight attendant by splashing hot water at her and threatening to blow up the plane, the airline said on Friday.
A senior Thai cabinet minister met Israel`s ambassador to Thailand on Thursday after the diplomat said he was "saddened" by a government propaganda film that includes an image of a Thai school child painting a portrait of Adolf Hitler.
The US embassies in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Thailand are warning of the potential for anti-American protests and violence after the release of a Senate report outlining harsh interrogation techniques used by the CIA on terror suspects.