Certain whitening agents, including one that is being widely advertised on social media, can result in blindness or skin cancer, a senior Thai government dermatologist warned on Monday.
A Thai protester was shot dead and another injured at a rally in the country's south on Sunday, officials said, following demonstrations calling for higher rubber prices.
Dunkin' Donuts has apologized for the “insensitivity” of an advertising campaign in Thailand featuring a woman in blackface makeup to promote a new chocolate flavored doughnut.
Dozens of Muslim Rohingya boat people from Myanmar escaped Tuesday from a Thai immigration centre, police said, as a rights group called for all of them to be freed from detention.
Kasetsart University's Faculty of Agro-Industry has promised not to use the much-criticized anti-cheating hats in its exam room again, but officials insisted yesterday that the paper hats were introduced with the intent of promoting honesty.
The results of the second test of contaminated seawater around Koh Samet caused by the oil spill have shown that the level of the Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon (TPH) is 200 times over the accepted standard, an informed source said Friday.
Despite continued public criticism and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's remark that the Thai government fully respected people's rights, the police commander of the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) Wednesday insisted he would press on with the idea of checking people's use of the globally popular LINE chat application.
Hundreds of Thai protesters gathered in Bangkok to rally against the government and divisive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra Sunday amid worries over the potential for fresh unrest in the politically turbulent country.
Thailand's state health agency has said it will study the impact of the oil spill on marine life around Koh Samet's Ao Phrao in Rayong province, saying toxic substances from the crude oil may enter the food chain in the next three months.
An oil spill that has marred a tourist island in the Gulf of Thailand has spread to nearby smaller isles, officials said Wednesday, as authorities raced to clean up the island's once-white sands and clear waters.