The bodies of two South Korean tourists were found in waters near Thailand's southern resort city of Phuket today, two days after the tourist boat they were in collided with a fishing vessel, police said.
A council selected by Thailand`s ruling junta Tuesday started work on reforms to close the nation`s festering political divide, a task critics dismiss as aimed at diluting the influence of ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
A 67-year-old Thai man has been charged with insulting the monarchy after scribbling anti-royal comments on public toilet walls, an official said on Friday, the latest charge under the controversial lese majeste law.
His trademark televised diatribes have given way to misty-eyed songs, but in Thailand`s stifling post-coup climate, the firebrand leader of the once mighty "Red Shirts" welcomes any chance to reach his supporters.
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a military coup in May, said on Wednesday that elections planned for 2015 will depend on whether wide-ranging national reforms can be completed within a year.
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Tuesday dismissed growing diplomatic concern about a police investigation into the murder of two British tourists in Thailand as a pre-trial witness hearing began.
Thai authorities have arrested two men with human trafficking, police said on Tuesday, following the discovery of 134 suspected victims in southern Thailand at a time when the military government is under international pressure to tackle the crime.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha departed for Myanmar Thursday in his first overseas foray since grabbing power in a coup, as he seeks to redouble economic ties with the kingdom`s emerging neighbour.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha will arrive in Myanmar Thursday, a government spokesman said, in his first overseas foray since grabbing power in a coup as he seeks to redouble economic ties with the kingdom`s emerging neighbour.
Revered Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world`s longest-serving monarch, was "getting better" after a gall bladder operation following his emergency hospital admission last week, the palace said Wednesday.