At least 14 killed as boat capsizes off Malaysia

A boat believed to be carrying dozens of Indonesian illegal immigrants capsized off the coast of Malaysia on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, 13 of them women, maritime officials said.

Thai bomb suspect admits to being at attack scene

Thai police on Wednesday made considerable progress in its probe into a deadly bombing at a temple here after the main suspect admitted to being at the bombing scene and his fingerprints matched those found on a bottle containing bomb-making materials.

Blast suspect`s prints found on bomb equipment: Thai police
Blast suspect`s prints found on bomb equipment: Thai police

 The fingerprints of a foreign man arrested over last month`s deadly Bangkok blast match those found on bomb-making equipment discovered at a flat over the weekend, Thai police said Wednesday.

Thailand arrests second foreign suspect in Bangkok blast probe
Thailand arrests second foreign suspect in Bangkok blast probe

Police hunting those responsible for Thailand`s deadliest bombing arrested a second foreign suspect on Tuesday, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said.

Thai police say arrested man played key role in Bangkok blast

A foreign man arrested by Thai police on Tuesday played a key role in the deadly bombing that ripped through a Bangkok shrine in August, Thai police spokesman Prawut Thawornsiri said.

Does the man who spent intimate time with Sheena in Thailand hold the key to murder mystery?
Does the man who spent intimate time with Sheena in Thailand hold the key to murder mystery?

Just days after Indrani Mukerjea was arrested for the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora (claimed to be younger 'sister' at the time of arrest), it was reported that Sheena could have been pregnant when she was killed.

Second foreigner arrested over Thai bomb blast: PM
Second foreigner arrested over Thai bomb blast: PM

Thailand`s Prime Minister said Tuesday a second foreign man has been arrested at a checkpoint on the Cambodian border on suspicion of involvement in last month`s deadly shrine bombing.

Journalists acquitted in Thai navy defamation trial

 Two journalists, including an Australian editor, were found not guilty of criminal defamation by a Thai court on Tuesday, their lawyer said, over a report implicating the kingdom`s navy in human trafficking.

Bangkok bomb `suspect` living in Turkey, denies involvement

The hunt for a group behind the Bangkok shrine blast narrowed Monday as police revealed they had two new suspects -- one of whom told AFP she was innocent and living in Turkey.

Free mobile yoga app launched in Thailand

A free mobile app showing simple yoga exercises has been launched by the Indian Embassy here and will be available for enthusiasts in Hindi, English and Thai languages.

Organized inter-state gangs behind killings of elephants
Organized inter-state gangs behind killings of elephants

Expressing concern over the recent spate of poaching of elephants in southern India, a global wildlife monitoring network has said organised inter-state poaching gangs were behind the killings of tuskers in the forests of Western Ghats.

Bomb-making materials found in second Bangkok apartment: Thai police
Bomb-making materials found in second Bangkok apartment: Thai police

Thai police on Monday said they had found bomb-making materials in a second apartment following the arrest of a suspect over the Bangkok bombing that left 20 people dead.

Thai junta broadcast unrelated suicide vest picture

Thailand`s junta came under scrutiny Sunday after an unrelated picture of a suicide vest was broadcast during a nationally televised address announcing the arrest of a foreign man in connection with last week`s deadly Bangkok shrine bombing.

Thai police hunt more suspects after Bangkok bomb arrest

Police probing Thailand`s deadliest bombing widened their search for more suspects on Sunday after a foreigner was arrested and stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials found during a raid on a Bangkok apartment block.

Bangkok bomb suspect uncooperative: Thai Army chief

 Thailand`s army chief on Sunday told AFP the man arrested in connection with last week`s deadly Bangkok bomb blast was not cooperating, as police announced he was part of a people-smuggling gang.

Thai police charge foreign man over Bangkok bombing, likely to be 'Turkish national'

 Thai police on Saturday charged a foreign man over last week`s deadly Bangkok bombing, the first arrest connected to an attack that has rattled the junta-run kingdom and damaged its tourist-haven reputation.

Myanmar approves first-ever national minimum wage

Myanmar`s government has approved the country`s first-ever national minimum wage, state media reported on Saturday, after months of bitter negotiations with labour groups and employers.

Uyghur hand in blasts in China and Thailand

The August 12 blast in Tianjin, China, which killed 114 people, and the blast in Bangkok, Thailand, recently, was the handiwork of Chinese separatist Uyghur groups, and which the Chinese Government has been trying to hide, suggests a revealing story published in the Brussels-based European Parliament (EP).

Thai police look into Turkish connection in Bangkok blast

Thai police on Thursday said they were looking at arrivals of Turkish nationals in the days before a Bangkok bomb attack that killed 20 people, but said they had not ruled out any group or possibility.

Junta says tourist numbers `normal` after Bangkok bomb
Junta says tourist numbers `normal` after Bangkok bomb

Thailand`s junta said Tuesday the crucial tourist industry has been unaffected by last week`s deadly bomb attack, as police quizzed a taxi driver believed to have picked up the main suspect.