Thai junta vows to `hunt` fugitive lese majeste suspects

The Thai junta on Wednesday said it will "hunt" fugitives wanted under the kingdom`s strict royal defamation law, vowing to press foreign governments to hand over suspects seeking sanctuary abroad.

Uber curbs 'God View' access as privacy concerns mount

Online taxi service Uber Technologies Inc has limited employee access to its "God View," a real-time taxi monitoring tool, amid increasing privacy concerns.

Myanmar president to attend Bangkok summit

 Myanmar President U Thein Sein will attend the 5th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Summit in the Thai capital of Bangkok, it was announced Tuesday.

Anirban Lahiri misses title but clinches spot for British Open
Anirban Lahiri misses title but clinches spot for British Open

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.

Thai flight forced to return by unruly Chinese passengers

A low-cost flight carrying passengers from Thailand to China was forced to return to Bangkok after a Chinese passenger threw hot water at a cabin attendant, the airline said Saturday.

Wife of Thailand's Crown Prince 'relinquishes' royal status

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.

Thai flight turns midway after Chinese passenger scalds crew

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.

Thai minister meets Israeli ambassador after Hitler gaffe in official film

 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.

Indian gem trader dies after falling from 8th fl in Thailand

A 56-year-old Indian gem trader in Thailand today mysteriously fell to death from the eighth floor of a 15-storey building in downtown Bangkok.

Americans in Afghanistan, Pakistan Thailand warned

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.

Thailand orders Uber to cease operations

Thailand on Tuesday ordered US online taxi booking company Uber to cease operations immediately for improperly using cars and unregistered drivers, a day after the firm was barred in New Delhi over the alleged rape incident in a taxi plying for it.

Ailing Thai king cancels appearance for 87th birthday

Thailand`s ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej cancelled plans to hold a public annual audience marking his 87th birthday on Friday on his doctors` advice, heightening anxiety in the deeply divided kingdom over the leader`s health.

Chief suspect in Thai graft probe is princess's uncle: Police

Thai police said on Thursday the chief suspect in a high-profile corruption scandal is the uncle of Princess Srirasmi, who is married to Thailand`s heir apparent, Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn.

Confident of India-Thailand expanding cooperation: Prez

Extending greetings to the King of Thailand on the eve of country's National Day, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said he is confident that the two nations will further expand cooperation in areas of mutual benefit.

India to strengthen cooperation with Thailand: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday greeted the king and people of Thailand on the eve of the country's national day and expressed his confidence that India and Thailand will further strengthen their cooperation, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said.

Migrants to stand trial for British tourist murders in Thai

Thai prosecutors today said two Myanmar men will stand trial for the brutal killing of a pair of British holidaymakers on a tourist resort after finally accepting murder charges against them.

MP from former Thai ruling party jailed over royal slur

 A lawmaker from Thailand`s toppled ruling party was jailed for two-and-a-half years on Wednesday for defaming the royal family, the latest in a series of such convictions since the army grabbed power.

Police hunt one of Thailand`s richest men in police graft scandal

Thai police on Wednesday said they are hunting one of the kingdom`s richest men as part of a sprawling graft probe that has rocked the country`s elite.

Three turn themselves in as probe involving Thai princess's kin widens

 Two Thai army officers and a civilian have answered a police summons, police said, in a widening corruption investigation that has also led to the arrest of high-ranking policemen and relatives of Princess Srirasmi, the wife of the Crown Prince.

Family of Thai princess stripped of title

The family of the wife of Thailand`s Crown Prince have been stripped of an honorific title, police confirmed Monday, after three of her relatives were caught up in a high-profile corruption scandal.