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.
As rubber prices slump, hard-up farmers in Thailand — the world's top producer of the commodity — are appealing for a bailout, testing the junta's resolve to end populist policies and an entrenched subsidy culture.
Myanmar's president has asked Thailand's visiting premier to ensure a “clean and fair” investigation for a pair of Myanmar nationals charged with murdering two British tourists, an official said Friday.
Human rights group Amnesty International urged Thailand on Wednesday to investigate allegations that police tortured a pair of suspects who reportedly confessed to killing two British tourists on a southern island last month.
Thailand's military has appointed a 250-member advisory group dominated by people close to the traditional ruling elite to help write a new national constitution.
Thailand's revered 86-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej has had his gall bladder removed, the palace said Monday, two days after he was rushed to hospital sparking fears for his health in the politically turbulent nation.
Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 86, has been admitted to a Bangkok hospital after suffering from fever and an infection, the Royal Household Bureau announced on Saturday.
Thai police Friday charged two Myanmar men with murder and rape after the killing of two British tourists on a southern island last month, in a case that has severely dented the kingdom's image as a holiday haven.
A former railway worker in Thailand was sentenced to death Tuesday for raping a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train, then killing her and throwing her body out the window, an attack that sparked outrage in the Southeast Asian nation and prompted calls for the execution of rapists.
The naked bodies of two British tourists were found beaten to death on a Thai beach Monday, police said, sparking a murder hunt on the popular resort island of Koh Tao.