Returning Uighurs attacked Thai, Chinese police, China says

Some of the 109 Uighurs returned to China from Thailand last month attacked Thai and Chinese police while being taken aboard a flight back to Xinjiang, as they believed they would be executed on their return, Xinjiang`s government said on Tuesday.

Fourteen wounded as rebels storm base in Thai south

Fourteen people were wounded in an attack on Friday by suspected rebels wielding grenade launchers and automatic weapon in Thailand`s war-torn Muslim-majority south, officials said.

Gurdaspur attack: ISI trained terrorists at Thailand-Myanmar border for 10 days
Gurdaspur attack: ISI trained terrorists at Thailand-Myanmar border for 10 days

Pakistan's intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, trained the terrorists who attacked Dinanagar town of Gurdaspur district in Punjab on Monday.

Gay couple in Thailand fight for daughter''s custody

Gordon Lake smiles as Carmen`s little fingers cling to his thumb. For the past six months he has been waiting, terrified that Thailand`s social services will separate him from his daughter but asserting he will never let that happen.

Thailand aims for upgrade from US trafficking blacklist next year: PM
Thailand aims for upgrade from US trafficking blacklist next year: PM

Thailand is working flat out to combat human trafficking, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday, adding he hoped Thailand would be lifted from a US list of worst human trafficking centres next year.

US blasts Thailand, rewards Malaysia on trafficking

 Washington accused Russia and Thailand of failing to tackle human trafficking Monday, while praising progress in Malaysia and Cuba, in a report on a global scourge decried as "modern slavery."

Thailand condemns US trafficking ranking

 Thailand hit out at its longtime ally the United States today after a scathing report by Washington accused the kingdom of failing to take sufficient action against human trafficking.

Thai PM Prayuth says may consider cabinet reshuffle

 Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday he might consider a cabinet reshuffle after the current government reaches the end of its one-year working period, set in place by the junta after a coup, in September or earlier.

Monk, policeman die in rebel bomb attack in south Thailand

A Buddhist monk and a Thai policeman were killed and six other people wounded in a bomb attack today by suspected Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand, police said.

India, Thailand agree to enhance naval cooperation: Dhowan

India and Thailand have agreed to forge and enhance naval cooperation including sharing of data and information on shipping, which will help the two navies jointly address any emerging threats and challenges.

Thai general among 72 indicted over human trafficking

Thailand on Friday said it would indict 72 people including a senior army officer over human trafficking after the grim trade in migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh rocked the Southeast Asian region.

Defence gets access to evidence for DNA tests in Thailand backpackers murder trial: Lawyer

A Thai court has given defence lawyers access to evidence for DNA testing in the trial of two Myanmar workers accused of murdering two British tourists in Thailand, a defence lawyer said on Friday.

India, Thailand, Myanmar to sew up motor vehicles accord

The government on Thursday reported that the transport secretaries of India, Myanmar and Thailand (IMT) recently met to give final touches to their motor vehicle agreement (MVA).

Thai PM says Vietnam a friend, not competitor

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Thursday brushed aside concern that Vietnam is eclipsing Thailand as a regional manufacturing base, saying Vietnam is a friend not a competitor.

100th anniversary of Surat-Thai city links to be celebrated

India and Thailand are all set to celebrate the 100th anniversary of relations between Surat in Gujarat and Surat Thani in southern Thailand, a unique historical connection between the two cities, which was forged in the early 20th century by a Thai King.

Thailand, Vietnam uncooperative in Khmer Rouge probe, judge says

A top judge at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia on Monday criticised Thailand and Vietnam for refusing to provide evidence in the trials of Khmer Rouge leaders accused of atrocities during the 1970s "killing fields" era.

Navy Chief on 5-day visit to Singapore, Thailand

Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan will leave on a five-day visit to Singapore and Thailand on Monday to consolidate bilateral defense cooperation and explore further avenues in pursuance of India's 'Act East Policy'.

'Thai holds back submarine deal with China due to US pressure'

Thailand has held back a USD 1.06 billion deal to buy three submarines from China due to the pressure from the US, Chinese experts have said, alleging that America does not want to see closer ties between the two countries.

'European Union tells Thailand more to do on illegal fishing'

The European Union has warned Thailand that it is still not doing enough to stamp out illegal fishing practices, the country`s defence minister said on Friday, raising the prospects of a trade ban.

China says kills 4 militants in crackdown on Uighurs leaving country

Police in the southwestern Chinese border province of Yunnan have shot dead four militants and found 553 people attempting to flee the country since 2014, state media said on Friday, giving more details of efforts to stop ethnic Uighurs leaving China.