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Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand's deep south

Gunmen in Thailand's deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple, police said Saturday, capping a week of deadly ...

Environment, labor concerns delaying China-backed free trade pact: Thai diplomat

China-backed efforts to create the world's biggest free trade area are being held up by a push to include ...

Four civil defense volunteers gunned down at school in southern Thailand

Four Thai civil defense volunteers were gunned down on Thursday at a school in the kingdom's south with students just meters away.
January 11, 2019 | 08:58 am GMT+7

Thousands of Thais seek shelter as first tropical storm in decades nears coast

Storm Pabuk, packing winds of up to 80 kph, is expected to make landfall Friday evening, sending thousands of people flocking to shelter inland and shutting down two major ...
January 04, 2019 | 01:38 pm GMT+7

Tourists flee Thai islands as Tropical Storm Pabuk looms

Tens of thousands of tourists have fled the Thai resort islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao in a mass exodus ahead of Tropical Storm Pabuk.
January 03, 2019 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam tops Southeast Asia in IPOs

Vietnam surpassed Singapore and Thailand to top Southeast Asia in initial public offerings (IPOs) last year, raising $2.6 billion.
January 03, 2019 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Thai man guns down six family members, including kids at New Year party

A Thai man who felt slighted by his in-laws shot dead six family members including his two young children at a New Year's Eve party.
January 01, 2019 | 05:19 pm GMT+7

Thailand approves medical marijuana in New Year's 'gift'

Thailand approved marijuana for medical use and research on Tuesday, the first legalization of the drug in a region with some of the world’s strictest drug laws.
December 27, 2018 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

SE Asia Stocks: Most recover on trade truce hopes; Thailand, Vietnam down

Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Wednesday with Indonesia leading the pack on reports of China-U.S. trade meetings in January.
December 19, 2018 | 01:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese faces six years in jail for smuggling elephant tusks into Thailand

Thai authorities plan to prosecute a Vietnamese woman after finding 22kg of elephant tusks in her luggage.
December 18, 2018 | 08:56 pm GMT+7

Paradise regained? Sharks return to Thai bay popularized by 'The Beach'

Thai conservationists have welcomed footage of reef sharks gliding through the azure waters of Maya Bay.
November 30, 2018 | 04:40 pm GMT+7

Supply chain reaction: trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand

Experts say this is the biggest shift in cross-border supply chains since China joined the World Trade Organisation in 2001.
November 29, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Thai rubber farms stretched as US-China trade war saps demand

As prices plunge due to the U.S.-China trade war, Thai farmers are giving up the sap.
November 26, 2018 | 09:36 am GMT+7

Thai prosecutor among trio jailed for $1.4m rhino horn haul

A public prosecutor and two Thais were sentenced for four years Tuesday for rhino smuggling attempt.
November 21, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

Thailand arrests Vietnamese man, three women for shoplifting

Thai police have detained four Vietnamese nationals to investigate alleged pilfering of high-end clothing from Bangkok’s shopping malls.
November 20, 2018 | 08:33 am GMT+7
 
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