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Indonesia overtakes Thailand to become Vietnam’s top car supplier in August

Tariff cuts under a regional trade deal are making cars from Southeast Asia more affordable in Vietnam.

Thailand suspends Thai Vietjet Air from international flights pending safety tests

The subsidiary of VietJet Air is among 12 airlines that have yet to pass Thailand's new assessment process.

Thailand signs deals with Chinese state firms for high-speed railway

A 250-km rail line that will link the Thai capital, Bangkok, and the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima.
September 06, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Gourmet grub: Thai fine-diners explore insect cuisine

Bugs are creeping onto Thai gourmet salad, nachos and pasta. 
August 29, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

SEA Games: Thais take dig at Malaysia over medals

The Thai teams have missed several gold medals this year.
August 27, 2017 | 06:33 pm GMT+7

Thailand's ousted PM Yingluck has fled abroad: sources

Yingluck was accused of negligence involving a state rice scheme.
August 25, 2017 | 04:51 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Thailand call for early conclusion to code of conduct in disputed waters

The prime ministers of both countries reaffirmed the importance of peace in the South China Sea.
August 18, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Postal boating: the Bangkok mailman still bringing word by canal

Drift wood and trash that often get stuck in the boat propeller make the job a daily adventure.
August 16, 2017 | 05:08 pm GMT+7

Demand for child webcam sex in Mekong 'outstripping supply', UN says

The demand is moving from the Philippines to Thailand. 
August 10, 2017 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Thais turn to 1,066 turtles to celebrate new king's birthday

King Vajiralongkorn's July 28 birthday was announced by the military government as a public holiday this year.
July 26, 2017 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Thai cops bust $3 million phone scam gang

There were about 120 victims of this fraud.
July 24, 2017 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Thailand should leave 'no stone unturned' after 62 found guilty of trafficking

Thailand has long been a transit country for human trafficking to provide a source of laborers and sex workers.
July 20, 2017 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Locals and tourists develop taste for crocodile meat in Thailand

Crocodile meat has seen a surge in popularity in Thailand due to its alleged health benefits.
July 14, 2017 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Thailand leads the pack for Asia's abused tourist elephants

Of the 2,923 elephants WAP documented working within Asia's tourism trade, 2,198 were found in Thailand alone.
July 06, 2017 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

Thailand backtracks on labor law after migrant workers flee

Much of the migrant workforce remains undocumented and vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers and unscrupulous employers.
July 01, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7