BANGKOK, Oct 9 Thailand will give Charoen
Pokphand Group and its partners 10 more days to sign a contract
for a 225 billion baht ($7.43 billion) high-speed railway
linking three airports, an official said, amid a row over land
transfers and the burden of risk.
BANGKOK When a celebrity giant panda died suddenly last month while on loan to Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo, millions of social media users in China demanded to know "What killed Chuang Chuang?"
BANGKOK Five more wild elephants in Thailand died in a plunge from the top of a waterfall, drone footage released on Tuesday showed, bringing the death toll to 11, including a three-year-old calf. | Video
BANGKOK Thailand has given the agro-industrial conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) until Oct. 15 to sign an investment agreement for the 225 billion baht ($7.36 billion) high-speed train project, a senior official said.
BANGKOK, Sept 18 Thailand has culled more than
200 pigs this week, authorities said on Wednesday, in the first
such action amid heightened fears of a potential outbreak of
African swine fever.
BANGKOK Thailand's prime minister on Tuesday defended police for requesting information about minority Muslim students from universities around the country, after criticism of the move as discriminatory and illegal.
BANGKOK/TOKYO Pope Francis will visit Asia in November and will be the first pope in nearly four decades to make a trip to Thailand and Japan, Vatican sources said.
BANGKOK A group of Buddhist hardliners in Thailand filed a police complaint against a young female artist on Wednesday over paintings that depict images of the Buddha as the 1960s Japanese superhero character Ultraman.
BANGKOK Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday declined to rule on a controversy over the new prime minister omitting a vow to uphold the constitution when he was sworn in as a civilian leader, five years after he toppled an elected government.
BANGKOK A political activist from Laos who fled to Thailand has gone missing after seeking refugee status with the United Nations, the latest in a series of disappearances of refugees and asylum-seekers in the region, rights groups said on Friday.