Life-like doll craze grips Thailand

Thai Buddhism is often entwined with superstitious beliefs. Source: Pixabay Thailand, despite nodding in the direction of modernisation, remains highly superstitious with its Buddhist beliefs...

King, 88, ‘improves’ after surgery

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Siriraj hospital in Bangkok in 2010. He has been seen little since. Source: Wikimedia   The Thai Royal Palace says medics...

The shadow of succession

Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn during last year’s cycling campaign to bolster support for the heir to the throne. Source: Wikimedia Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej marked 70...

Junta called to launch aircraft probe

Thai Airways has close links to the military. Source: Wikimedia Thailand’s military government is under increasing pressure to investigate corruption allegations surrounding Britain’s Rolls-Royce and...

HRW demands junta torture pledge

Self-appointed Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Prayut (left) in Bangkok in 2012. Source: Wikimedia   Human Rights Watch has demanded Bangkok's junta pledges to make torture and...

$40,000 ‘throne’ built for Thai royal Cambodia visit

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand. Source: Wikimedia A toilet estimated to have cost as much as US$40,000 has been built for the personal use of...

Chinese-Thai military exercise unveiled

China and Thailand will conduct their first joint military air exercise with 180 Chinese officers and top pilots starting on November 12 at a...

Thailand hails fishing crackdown

Thailand says it is using optical scanners to monitor who is working on fishing boats in an attempt to end slave labour and human...

Junta bans exiled critics

Thailand’s junta has announced a ban on all online interaction with three exiled critics. The Digital Economy and Society Ministry said citizens could be prosecuted...

EU to resume Thai ties

The EU says it will resume political contacts "at all levels" with Thailand, more than three years after suspending them after the May 2014...

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