SONGKHLA — Thursday began like any ordinary day for Capt. Thanpisit Muangchan and his patrol team. That is until he spotted a man on motorcycle with what he suspected to be narcotics.
SAMUT PRAKAN — Earlier this week, Wanicha Ouyub visited her man doing time in prison. He was over halfway through a two-year sentence and in high spirits. Two days later, she was staring at his purple-bruised body on a table at Bang Bo Hospital.
BANGKOK — In ones and twos they trickle in by the minute, new followers with Thai-sounding names in the familiar rhythm of social media. But then it gets weird.
LOPBURI — A family temple outing took a slithery turn when they found a python waiting for them in their truck Friday morning.
BANGKOK — Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trapped in the jungle where they fled to escape clashes between the Myanmar's army and the Kachin guerrillas in the country's north.
NEW DELHI — The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for three major sporting events — the 2026 Youth Olympics, the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 Summer Olympics.
BEIJING — Chinese tech company ZTE said Friday it wouldn't accept an "unfair" U.S. penalty in a case involving exports of telecoms equipment to North Korea and Iran, and is seeking a solution through legal channels.
BANGKOK — Past kings will be honored, rare cultural gems trotted out and parades staged tomorrow when the capital turns 236.
JOHANNESBURG — Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name.
WASHINGTON — Tiny Maile Pearl made Senate history Thursday without making a sound.