Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha abruptly cancelled a press interview session at Government House Thursday, leaving the media confounded as to why the regime said it would host CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Bangkok on Oct 30.
BARCELONA: The standoff over Catalonia intensified significantly Thursday as the Spanish government said it would take emergency measures to halt a secessionist drive after the leader of the restive region said that separatist lawmakers…
NEW YORK: - US authorities have rescued 84 children, one just 3 months old, and arrested 120 people in a nationwide sweep of child sex trafficking that exposed the growing use of technology by traffickers, officials said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level in more than 44 years last week, pointing to a rebound in job growth after a hurricane-related decline in employment in September.
PHETCHABURI: An army of hungry monkeys is once again wreaking havoc in the local community at Khao Wang, ransacking homes and shops, stealing food and even attacking tourists visiting the town’s landmark hill.
CANBERRA: The Australian auto manufacturing era is about to end after more than 90 years when General Motors Co's last Holden sedan rolls off the production line in the industrial city of Adelaide on Friday.
The Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Monta Yokrattanakan, better known as Ying Kai, to three years in jail for human trafficking and awarded 590,007 baht to a young woman forced to work as her maid.
"There are no plans currently for any of our senior leaders to visit Thailand," a Facebook statement says, apparently contradicting the prime minister's announcement that a meeting was scheduled for Oct. 30
Under growing pressure from Thailand's military government, and their own religious bodies, Buddhist monks have launched a fresh round of reforms in recent weeks to clean up temples and overhaul a religion stalked by scandal.
Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF) announced a new policy on the use of antimicrobials in its livestock and aquaculture businesses as a response to public demand for more stringent food safety standards.
Vendors could face up to seven years in prison if they sell overpriced marigolds, which are a symbol of commemoration for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, according to the Department of Internal Trade (DIT).
Villagers and tourists in the seaside town of Hua Hin were assaulted by the smell of rotten fish yesterday morning after hundreds of thousands of specimens died on a 10-kilometre stretch of beach there following torrential rains on Monday.
The Bank of Thailand rejected claims Tuesday that it engages in unfair currency practices to gain a trade advantage, but the country appears close to meeting official US criteria on exchange-rate manipulation.
The head of a wildlife sanctuary died when his pickup truck was swept away by mountain runoff in Lom Sak district of Phetchabun shortly before dawn on Tuesday, as flash floods and landslides hit several provinces.
A fresh round of torrential downpours is expected in the lower Central region including Bangkok over the next few days because of a monsoon trough, according to the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD).
Residents of flood-prone areas in Bangkok were forced to resort to makeshift measures to secure their homes and possessions last weekend after the city was slammed by violent rainstorms that left cars submerged while mothers pulled infants…
TOKYO: Japan’s corporate enfant terrible Takafumi Horie built one of the country’s most successful internet businesses, stood for parliament, went to prison and started a space company that aims to put the country’s first privately funded…
As a Pattaya native, Noppinun "Nu" Sangthong, a 47-year-old owner of a souvenir shop on Beach Road, has seen virtually everything -- from the behaviour of crazy drunken sex tourists to transgender thieves with tricks up their sleeves.
His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun attended a merit-making ceremony for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace on Saturday morning, following major merit-making ceremonies to mark one year of the…