Thai Buddhist monk horror film banned on fears it could 'destroy' faith

"The movie has some scenes that will destroy Buddhism. If it is shown, people's faith in Buddhism will deteriorate."

Arrest warrant issued against ex-Thai PM

A Thai court on Monday issued an arrest warrant against former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra after he failed to show up for the first hearing of a defamation case filed against him by the army.

Angry crowd riots on Phuket after 2 killed in police crash

An angry crowd hurled homemade fire bombs and torched vehicles at a police station on Thailand's resort island of Phuket to protest the deaths of two young men who died in a motorcycle crash while being chased by police, authorities said on Sunday.

German tourist killed by box jellyfish in Thailand

The German Consulate in Phuket confirmed that one of its citizens was killed due to a fatal jellyfish sting.

Thai junta picks 21-member panel to write new constitution

Thailand's military government appointed a new committee on Monday to write a post-coup constitution after an unpopular earlier draft was rejected last month in a move that has delayed elections until at least 2017.

Thailand asks rice farmers to cultivate another crop
Thailand asks rice farmers to cultivate another crop

In the wake of drought risks, Thailand has asked their farmers to grow plants that require less water.

Bangkok bomb accused confessed, says his lawyer

The foreign suspect arrested here in connection with Thailand's worst bombing at a Brahma temple here has confessed that he carried out the attack, his lawyer said on Wednesday, contradicting his client's earlier claims that he was not in the country at the time of crime.

Lawyer for Bangkok bomb accused says client confessed

 The foreigner accused of planting a bomb at a Bangkok shrine has admitted involvement in the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday, reversing earlier denials of a confession.

Man in Thailand hacks five children to death

A man with a history of mental illness hacked five young children to death and stabbed a pregnant woman in a knife rampage in northern Thailand, police said Monday.

Thai police say arrested foreigner is Bangkok bomber
Thai police say arrested foreigner is Bangkok bomber

A foreigner arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a temple here last month that killed 20 people is the bomber who actually planted the explosives and seen on CCTV images, Thai police said on Saturday.

Evidence sufficient to charge Bangkok bomb suspect: Police

Thai police said on Friday they believe they have gathered enough evidence to prosecute the person they accuse of carrying out last month's bombing at a landmark in the Thai capital that killed 20 people.

Malaysia arrests 6 people, says they may have aided Bangkok bomber
Malaysia arrests 6 people, says they may have aided Bangkok bomber

Malaysia has arrested six people suspected of being part of a human trafficking network and who may have helped a bomber who killed 20 people at a Bangkok shrine last month escape from Thailand, police said on Wednesday.

Philippine politicians wanted for murder arrested in Thailand

Two Philippine politicians wanted over the murder of a prominent anti-corruption crusader have been arrested in Thailand after more than three years on the run, the President`s office said Monday.

Facebook expands in Asia, opens first office in Thailand

Facebook Inc opened its first office in Thailand Thursday as the social network company expanded its footprint in Asia, its fastest-growing region.

Thailand blast: Police issue arrest warrant for Pakistani man

Thai police on Thursday issued an arrest warrant against a Pakistani man who is allegedly the kingpin of a Chinese Uighur trafficking gang in connection with the country's worst bomb blast that killed 20 people last month at a temple here.

Heartbreaking punishment! When Thai Navy cadets had to 'smash their iPhones'- Watch
Heartbreaking punishment! When Thai Navy cadets had to 'smash their iPhones'- Watch

Imagine how would you feel if forced to smash with bricks that pricey sparkling smartphone of yours, with your own very hands!

Thai junta says elections likely in June 2017

Thailand`s junta Wednesday said elections are unlikely to take place before June 2017 in the latest delay to the restoration of democracy since the military seized power last year.

Thai police chief links Uighurs to Bangkok bomb

Thailand`s police chief Tuesday linked the Bangkok bomb to China`s Uighurs for the first time, as the lawyer for one of two detained foreign suspects confirmed his client hails from the Muslim minority.

Link between Uighurs and Bangkok bombing: Thai police

Thailand`s police chief on Tuesday linked the Bangkok bomb to China`s Uighur minority, the first time he has referenced the ethnic group after weeks of skirting around their possible involvement in the attack.

Thai police say Bangkok bombing suspect fled to Turkey

 A key suspect in last month's bombing at a Bangkok shrine that killed 20 people has fled to Turkey, Thai police said today, in another indication that the attack could be the work of members of China's ethnic Uighur minority who have sympathizers in Turkey.