Bangkok smog forces school closures

Thailand's Ministry of Education has ordered all state schools in Greater Bangkok today (Thursday) and tomorrow to close amid concerns over air pollution. Exhaust from...

Thailand to give Saudi teen refuge

Thailand says it will protect Saudi fugitive Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, who said she fled from her family during a visit to Kuwait to avoid...

Thailand set for another election delay

Thailand’s Election Commission has demanded answers from the military-controlled government about another delay to the much-promised general election. Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said...

Musk defends cave hero ‘pedo’ tweets 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is asking a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him from the British dive hero that he repeatedly labelled a...

Thailand approves medical marijuana 

Thailand's military-controlled parliament has approved the use of medical cannabis, while recreational consumption remains subject to jail terms.  Kratom, a Thai plant traditionally used as...

Thai junta promises February election

After several delays, Thailand says it will hold a general election early next year, as it was confirmed the military’s ban on political activity...

Race to legalise medical marijuana

As the world wakes up to the health benefits and commercial potential of legalised cannabis, Thailand, Malaysia and South Korea are racing to become...

Thailand hopes to finalise RCEP in 2019

When Thailand takes the rotating Asean leadership next year it is expected to push the bloc to finalise the negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive...

Thailand called to respect Pakistani refugees 

Thailand has been urged to ensure recently arrested Pakistani asylum seekers are not returned to face persecution, torture and Islamist mobs in Pakistan.  Human Rights...

Thai rappers target junta rule

Thailand’s police are investigating a viral hip-hop video condemning the military junta as the generals begin to relax their grip ahead of a possible...

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Thai junta looks for coalition partners amid fraud claims

Two rival Thai parties both say they are trying to form a coalition government in the wake of Thailand’s election, amid widespread allegations of...

Thailand’s generals poised to retain power

Thailand’s military party appeared to have won enough seats in the general election for General Prayut Chan-ocha to remain prime minister in an electoral...

Thai parties poised for ‘unfair’ election

Thai parties held their final rallies on Friday ahead of Sunday’s much-delayed general election where analysts say the odds are stacked in favour of...