Thailand plans to tag petty criminals

Thai authorities plan to use 7,000 electronic angle bracelets to track petty crime convicts in 27 jurisdictions nationwide, an official has said.

Australian tourist mauled by tiger in Thailand's animal park

An Australian tourist was mauled by a 15-month-old tiger in one of Thailand's tiger parks, where people can go and pet these big cats and have their photographs taken with them.

Bodies found of 2 South Koreans in Thai boat crash

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.

India wins re-election to UN Human Rights Council

India on Tuesday got re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17.

Thailand`s junta-picked council starts work on reforms

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.

Search resumes for missing South Koreans after Thai boat crash: Police

The search has resumed for two South Korean tourists missing off Thailand`s southern coast after their tour boat crashed into a fishing vessel, police said Monday.

Prominent Thai scholar faces anti-monarchy charge

One of Thailand's most prominent scholars is the target of a criminal complaint for comments he made about a Thai king who died more than 400 years ago.

Thai man charged with insulting royals for toilet graffiti

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.

Muzzled opposition reduced to song in post-coup Thailand

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 PM faces protest on first outing on world stage

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha is expected to be greeted by protests as he makes his first outing on the world stage since seizing power in a military coup in May.

Leader of Thai junta hints at delay in return to elections

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 PM plays down concern over tourist murder investigation

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.

Two Thais arrested for trafficking of Bangladeshis, Rohingya

 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.

British envoy meets Thai, Myanmar officials on murder probe

Britain's top envoy in Thailand met Thai and Myanmar officials in Bangkok today to discuss the investigation into the murder of two British tourists, as concerns mount over the handling of the probe.

Recipe: Som Tam (Green Papaya Salad) from Thailand
Recipe: Som Tam (Green Papaya Salad) from Thailand

Recipe by Seefah Ketchaiyo

Ingredients:

1 medium dark green papaya

4 garlic cloves

6 green Thai chillies (Phrik Khi Nu)

2 cherry tomatoes, cut into wedges

1/2 cup green beans, chopped into 1/2 in. (1 cm) pieces

Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif planning a vacation in Thailand?
Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif planning a vacation in Thailand?

The rumoured `It` couple of Bollywood- Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif, have their way with grabbing the headlines,and how.

Thailand arrests 53 Rohingya migrants: Official

Thai authorities on Saturday arrested 53 Rohingya migrants and two suspected Thai traffickers en route to neighbouring Malaysia, an official said.

Thailand arrests 53 Rohingya migrants: Official

Thai authorities on Saturday arrested 53 Rohingya migrants and two suspected Thai traffickers en route to neighbouring Malaysia, an official said.

Pilot of missing helicopter found alive in Myanmar

The Thai pilot of a helicopter that went missing in a mountainous part of Myanmar almost two weeks ago has been found and taken to hospital.

Thai PM departs for Myanmar in first overseas foray

 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.