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Are moon festivals the same everywhere in Asia?

Though originated from China, distinctive Moon Festival celebrations across Asia add up to the diversity of humanity as a whole.

Bite the dust at Bangkok's 'death awareness' cafe

Customers get to lay down in a coffin and contemplate their eventual demises, all for a drink discount.

Thailand-bound flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat

'Every threat is considered real until proven otherwise,' said Singapore Defense Minister.
April 05, 2018 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Thai Amata plans 15.5 bln baht investment in Vietnam's smart industrial estates

Thai Amata's investment is the next big move for Vietnam, following Thai beverage's $4.8 billion deal to purchase Sabeco. 
January 19, 2018 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Myanmar, accused of crackdown, invited to US-Thai military exercise

The U.S. and Thai military invited Myanmar military to a joint drill. 
December 24, 2017 | 09:41 am GMT+7

Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign

Hard-won gains are at risk from the latest drug-resistant form and currently spreading to Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam.
December 15, 2017 | 05:14 pm GMT+7

Thais bid final goodbye to beloved King Bhumibol

Thailand mourns the passing of King Adulyadej. 
October 26, 2017 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Thai junta sets firm date for election after many false starts

Votes are set for November as Thai PM to consider lifting ban on political activity
October 10, 2017 | 03:38 pm GMT+7

Historians jog buried memories of Thai massacre

On October 6, 1976, at least 41 students protesting the return of a military dictator were shot, beaten to death. Up until now, no one has been charged over the killings. 
October 06, 2017 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Social businesses bring Thai hill products to IKEA, Bangkok supermarkets

Thai farm products go IKEA. 
October 04, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Thailand's Yingluck Shinawatra: from first female PM to fugitive

Yingluck is the latest member of the Shinawatra clan to fall victim to an army-backed establishment that loathes her family.
September 28, 2017 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Thai junta leader, backers fuel suspicions of plans to stay in power

A poll in June showed that 53 percent of Thais would like Prayuth Chan-ocha to serve another term.
September 25, 2017 | 09:35 am GMT+7

Murky data on water pollution puts health at risk in Asia - researchers

Millions of people in Indonesia, Mongolia and Thailand could be drinking unsafe water with long-term repercussions for their health and livelihood. 
August 30, 2017 | 05:01 pm GMT+7

Thailand's Yingluck fled at the 'last minute' fearing harsh sentence, say aides

Exactly how Yingluck escaped from Thailand remains a mystery.
August 29, 2017 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Thais wish their king a happy birthday by releasing turtles into sea

Wellwishers release 1,066 turtles into the sea as part of celebrations marking the birthday of new King Maha Vajiralongkorn this week.
July 27, 2017 | 09:35 am GMT+7
 
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