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Thai faces jail for insulting king’s dog in Facebook post: lawyer

Thailand has one of the world’s harshest royal defamation laws.

15 Dec 2015 5:56 PM

US envoy in soup for ‘insulting royals’

The US ambassador to Thailand is under investigation for royal defamation over comments he made criticising lengthy jail sentences from the kingdom’s lese majeste law, a foreign media group and polic

09 Dec 2015 11:50 PM

ISIS has entered Thailand: Russia

The Thai police on Friday said that Moscow’s top intelligence agency has warned a group of 10 militants from the self-styled ISIS has entered the kingdom to target Russians.

04 Dec 2015 11:51 PM

Thailand warned by Russia IS militants 'have entered' the country

The purpose is to create bad incidents to effect Russia's alliance with Thailand, says

04 Dec 2015 12:32 PM

NYT blanked out in Bangkok over article

International New York Times said its printer in Thailand removed an article on the moribund state of the kingdom’s economy Tuesday, forcing the edition to carry blank spaces, including on the cover.

02 Dec 2015 5:50 AM


Thai temple blasts: 2 Uighurs indicted

A military court in Thailand today charged two ethnic Uighur Chinese men with carrying out a bombing at the hugely popular Erawan Brahma temple here that left 20 people dead and more than 120 injured.

25 Nov 2015 1:11 AM

Thailand indicts 2 for deadly Bangkok bombing

Thai officials say there was no political or religious motive behind the attack

24 Nov 2015 10:31 AM

Monks, military, more officials sought in Thai teen sex case

Among those arrested is the former abbot of a prominent Buddhist monastery, say police

05 Nov 2015 2:55 PM

Thai junta hits royal critics with record prison time

Just minutes after being locked up for 30 years for insulting Thailand’s monarchy, Pongsak Sriboonpeng described what he thought was the cause of his capture: a poorly chosen Facebook friend.

15 Sep 2015 12:03 AM

Sanskrit purifies minds: Sushma Swaraj

Sanskrit scholars from 60 countries began a five-day conference on Sunday with an inaugural speech by external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj who suggested that Sanskrit should be propagated so that “

29 Jun 2015 5:11 AM


Oil falls below $102 on US shutdown notice

The price of oil fell on Tuesday after parts of the U.S. government were ordered to shut down because of a budget impasse in Washington. Benchmark oil for November delivery dropped 35 cents to $101.99 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

01 Oct 2013 1:23 PM