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Thailand's king to greet subjects in coronation parade

The grand procession will cover 7 km (4 miles) in a route from the Grand Palace to three royal temples, where he will pay homage to each temple`s main Buddha images, and back. 

May 05, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

Thailand crowns King Maha Vajiralongkorn in ornate ceremonies

The monarch was joined by new Queen Suthida after a surprise announcement three days before the coronation that the thrice-divorced monarch had married for a fourth time.

May 04, 2019, 22:20 PM IST

Thailand's King Rama X: From pilot prince to powerful monarch

Public criticism of the king or his family is illegal, with insults to the monarchy punishable by up to 15 years in prison under Thailand`s strict lese majeste laws.

May 02, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba's bilateral visit to Thailand begins on Thursday

"The visit is intended to consolidate and enhance the maritime bilateral relations between India and Thailand and also to explore new avenues of defence cooperation," read a statement.

Apr 17, 2019, 07:32 AM IST

Zee Nung partners with GMM Grammy in Thailand

Zee Nung is a 24-hour channel that brings the best of Bollywood Movies & Dramas dubbed in the Thai language to the Thai audiences. 

Apr 04, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Why Thailand's election results are so murky

The Election Commission has been accused of incompetence and even complicity in cheating in Sunday`s poll, and it might take another six weeks to publish official results for the 500-seat lower house. 

Mar 25, 2019, 23:52 PM IST

Voting in Thailand underway in first election since 2014 coup

Turnout was expected to be high among the 51.4 million Thais eligible to vote for the 500-seat House of Representatives, which will choose the next government along with a Senate that is appointed entirely by the ruling junta.

Mar 24, 2019, 08:21 AM IST

No overnight solutions for China's problems: Coach Fabio Cannavaro

The 45-year-old, captain of Italy's World Cup winning side in 2006, wants his squad to accelerate in their development but also stressed that there was no quick fix on the horizon.

Mar 22, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Maiden simultaneous competitions for men, women in Asian Boxing Championship

India won two silver, an equal number of bronze medals in the 2017 men's edition and one gold in the women's edition.

Feb 13, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Thailand election panel disqualifies princess as PM candidate

The Election Commission released the official list of parties` candidates for prime minister without the name of Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, 67, the king`s elder sister.

Feb 11, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

Thailand blames Australia for arrest of refugee Bahraini footballer

Hakeem Al Araibi was convicted of vandalising a police station during 2011 anti-government protests in Bahrain. He took refugee status in Australia.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

Pollution prompts Bangkok to close schools for the week

Measures taken by the government, including seeding rain clouds, regulating truck traffic and hosing down streets, have so far failed to clear the air.

Jan 30, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

Why number of Indians traveling to Thailand is on the rise

While Chinese tourists still dominate Thailand's tourism map, Indians - most opting to travel independently and not in groups - are catching up thanks to several key initiatives of the Thai tourism ministry. 

Jan 28, 2019, 10:37 AM IST

Asian Cup: Mabkhout again provides cutting edge for pragmatic UAE

Alberto Zaccheroni`s side did little to fire up their supporters in the group stage, grinding out draws with Bahrain and Thailand and recording just one win over lightweights India.

Jan 26, 2019, 15:22 PM IST

Thailand to hold general election on March 24

The announcement came hours after the military junta that governs Thailand issued a decree asking the Electoral Commission to set a date for the polls.

Jan 23, 2019, 17:00 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: Iran storm into last-eight with 2-0 win over Oman

The Iranians will return to the same stadium on Thursday to meet China in the Asian Cup quarter-finals. 

Jan 21, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Marcello Lippi switch takes China into AFC Asian Cup last-eight

China, who now play either Iran or Oman in the quarterfinals of the tournament, were pushed all the way by their spirited opponents.

Jan 21, 2019, 06:55 AM IST

Gunmen kill two Buddhist monks in Thailand's troubled south

An abbot and vice abbot were killed when at least six assailants believed to be dressed as members of a government security force burst into the Rattanupap temple and opened fire, police said.

Jan 19, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Thailand takes to cloud seeding to combat pollution

Rainfall was observed in some areas, with Thailand authorities mulling over shutting down schools if the situation worsens.

Jan 16, 2019, 16:00 PM IST