Thailand's junta has asked France to return three dissidents wanted under the kingdom's controversial royal defamation law, an official said Tuesday, as authorities ramp up prosecutions over perceived insults to the monarchy.
Two journalists, including an Australian editor, went on trial in Thailand Tuesday over a report they published implicating the navy in human trafficking, as the United Nations urged the junta-ruled nation to drop the case.
Six people were killed and 11 others wounded in a series of attacks in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, police said Saturday.
Three people were killed and a dozen injured in four separate bomb blasts in Thailand's war-torn deep south, police said Saturday, while another four died from shooting and arson attacks.
A Thai policeman described the harrowing moments he discovered the bodies of two British holidaymakers on Koh Tao island as the high-profile trial of two Myanmar migrants charged over their deaths opened Wednesday.
Ranong Rachasing would normally be in her fields at this time of year, toiling in ankle-deep water to make her rice paddies bloom through knowledge honed by years of cultivating Thailand's most celebrated export.
Flashing a toothless smile, 96-year-old Gaew breaks into the jaunty, staccato verses of "Mo Lam," a style of folk music that reaches deep into the heritage of northeastern Thailand.
A 75-year-old Omani man who became Thailand's only known case of the often-deadly MERS virus was declared free of the illness by the Health Ministry on Friday.
The European Union hit out at Thailand's junta Tuesday for pursuing sedition charges against a group of anti-coup student activists, describing their arrest and prosecution in a military court as a "disturbing development."
Airport officials in Thailand say they followed proper security measures and gave no special treatment to Bangkok's former police chief who was arrested earlier this week in Tokyo with a loaded gun in his luggage.
Thailand should be ready for a re-audit by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on safety standards by September or October, Indonesian Deputy Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith has said.
Thailand has failed to meet a deadline for addressing safety concerns about its oversight of its airlines and has been added to a list of nations whose aviation authorities fall short of international standards, the U.N. body regulating world air traffic said Friday.
Thailand on Thursday said a 75-year-old man from Oman was confirmed to have MERS in Southeast Asia's first case of the virus since an outbreak in South Korea that has killed 23 people.
The makers of a Thai reality television show have held an apologetic mountaintop prayer ritual after viewers accused them of angering sacred spirits during their last episode.