Mar 21, 2013 12:08 EDT
Thailand plans to distribute about 1.7 million tablet computers to students and teachers this year in the world's largest handout of the devices for education, officials said Thursday.
Mar 15, 2013 05:02 EDT
A massive roadside bomb killed three policemen in Thailand's restive south on Friday, an army spokesman said, a fortnight ahead of peace talks between Thai authorities and a rebel group.
Mar 13, 2013 01:21 EDT
Thailand on Wednesday denied accusations its sailors shot Rohingya boat people fleeing sectarian strife in Myanmar, after a rights group urged a probe into the alleged deaths of at least two migrants.
Mar 11, 2013 06:13 EDT
Governments agreed on Monday to restrict international trade in four shark species in a bid to save them from being wiped out due to rampant demand for their fins.
Mar 06, 2013 12:40 EST
The European Union and Thailand on Wednesday announced the launch of talks on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), seeking to boost annual commerce already worth some 30 billion euros ($39 billion).
Mar 05, 2013 03:15 EST
Thai authorities said Tuesday they would seek arrest warrants for three police officers allegedly involved in trafficking rhino horn through Bangkok's main airport.
Mar 04, 2013 11:11 EST
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday during a visit to Stockholm that she "sometimes" thinks like her brother, the controversial and exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
Mar 03, 2013 12:06 EST
Bangkok's governor swept back into city hall Sunday after winning a hotly-contested poll which spotlighted Thailand's lingering political divisions.
Mar 03, 2013 08:38 EST
Thailand's prime minister vowed to step up the kingdom's efforts to protect endangered elephants following pressure by conservationists to tackle the rampant smuggling of tusks through its territory.
Mar 03, 2013 05:35 EST
Votes were being tallied after Bangkok residents went to the polls on Sunday to elect a governor in a knife-edge fight which has reopened Thailand's festering political divisions.
Mar 03, 2013 05:23 EST
Thailand's prime minister promised Sunday to end her nation's trade in ivory, delighting conservationists who have long urged the kingdom to tackle the rampant smuggling of tusks through its territory.
Mar 03, 2013 02:29 EST
Bangkok residents went to the polls Sunday to elect a governor in a to-the-wire fight for city hall which has re-opened Thailand's festering political divisions.
Mar 02, 2013 16:19 EST
Global conservationists will converge in Bangkok for the start of key endangered species talks on Sunday, as host Thailand faces pressure to curb rampant ivory smuggling through its territory.
Mar 02, 2013 08:37 EST
Two security officials died and 12 people were wounded in a blast in Thailand's restive south on Saturday, an army spokesman said, as unrest continued despite plans for talks with a key rebel group.
Mar 01, 2013 02:51 EST
Fishermen in western Indonesia rescued more than 60 ethnic Rohingya asylum-seekers from Myanmar found adrift in a wooden boat, police said on Friday, in the second such arrival this week.
Mar 01, 2013 00:49 EST
Six people were injured in a bomb blast in the restive Thai south Friday, police said, as unrest continued barely a day after Thailand signed a peace talk deal with one of several rebel groups.
Feb 28, 2013 23:11 EST
Thailand may have secured talks aimed at ending nine years of conflict in its Muslim-majority south, but analysts say the real battle lies ahead -- overcoming mistrust and winning over young rebels.
Feb 28, 2013 06:59 EST
Thailand and one of several rebel groups in the country's Muslim south will open talks in Kuala Lumpur in two weeks to try to end a bloody insurgency, Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday.
Feb 28, 2013 04:46 EST
Thailand and a rebel group will open talks in two weeks' time to try to end a bloody insurgency in the country's Muslim south, Malaysian premier Najib Razak said on Thursday.
Feb 27, 2013 23:07 EST
Thailand signed its first-ever public agreement with a rebel group in its Muslim-majority south on Thursday, pledging to work toward peace talks aimed at ending a festering insurgency.