A Thai gardener behind a US$20 million gem heist from a Saudi palace that has long soured relations between the two countries became a monk Thursday in hopes of redeeming his karma.
Leicester City's inexorable climb up the Premier League has left many pundits scratching their heads wondering what the key to their success is.
Thailand's junta leader ordered the army Monday to strengthen security in Muslim-majority southern provinces following a recent surge in violence by insurgents.
Eight people died at the headquarters of one of Thailand's largest banks when workers accidentally triggered the release of fire extinguishing chemicals during an upgrade of the building's safety system, officials said Monday.
Thailand's junta is in "panic mode" over the economy and is failing to heal the country's deep political rifts, former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Friday in unusually strident criticism of the kingdom's generals.
Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was ousted by a military coup in 2006, has accused the ruling junta of trying to push through a new constitution designed to limit democracy.
Two soldiers were killed in a bomb blast in Thailand's Muslim-majority deep south, police said Thursday, the latest deaths from a recent uptick in violence in the insurgency-plagued region.
Thailand's military junta ordered a fresh sweep of 6,000 corrupt "influential people" Wednesday, the latest move by a regime that has touted a tough anti-graft stance, but with limited success.
The Thai government has dropped a case against a Hong Kong photojournalist who was arrested last year for possessing a bulletproof vest and a helmet, which are considered weapons in Thailand, two court officials said Tuesday.
More than 60 people were hospitalized Saturday, mostly for burns, after the engine on a Bangkok commuter boat burst into flames and sent passengers leaping to a nearby pier, officials said.