Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University hosts grand graduation ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thailand's Chulalongkorn University (朱拉隆功大學) hosts a grand graduation ceremony each year, which United Daily News (UDN) has likened to a "wedding ceremony." ...

Voting underway in Thailand's first election since 2014 coup

BANGKOK (AP) — Voters in Thailand were heading to the polls Sunday in the country’s first election since the military ousted an elected government in a 2014 coup. Prime Minister Prayuth...

Thai singer apologizes for Nazi flag costume

A popular all-girl music act in Thailand has drawn criticism after one of its members wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of Nazi Germany during a performance. Nineteen-year-old singer Pichayapa &...

mu Space Makes History for Asia with Successful Blue Origin Flight

VAN HORN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2018--Aerospace company Blue Origin launched today the New Shepard space vehicle, with its first payload from Asia to be on-board. The six-kilogram payload, s...

Analysis: Flight of ex-Thai prime minister boosts junta rule

BANGKOK (AP) — As a prominent opponent of Thailand's ruling junta, ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra would have been a thorn in the government's side no matter how the country's top court rule...

New Thai king's first duty is to honor late father

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's new king on Friday carried out his first official duty, attending a solemn religious ceremony to honor his father and predecessor who died seven weeks ago. ...

Thai junta fines ex-PM for last rice subsidy, funds another

BANGKOK (AP) — Just weeks after Thailand's military government imposed an unprecedented $1 billion fine against an ousted prime minister for her handling of an ill-fated rice subsidy program that rack...

A look at prominent members of Thailand's royal family

A look at the most prominent members of the Thai royal family:-- KING BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ: The world's longest-reigning monarch, who died Thursday at age 88, was revered by his subjects as a demigod an...

A look at prominent members of Thailand's royal family

A look at the most prominent members of the Thai royal family: — KING BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ: The world's longest-reigning monarch, who died Thursday at age 88, was revered by his subjec...

Buddhist monks lead commemoration of 1976 Thai massacre

BANGKOK (AP) -- Buddhist monks, mourners, activists and the merely curious gathered Thursday to mark the 40th anniversary of one of the darkest days in Thailand's history, when police killed scores of...

Thai bombings: A look at who may have been responsible

BANGKOK (AP) -- In the aftermath of a coordinated wave of bombings that shook tourist towns in Thailand this week, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's military government is scrambling to hunt down tho...

Rohingya crisis highlights toothless nature of ASEAN

BANGKOK (AP) — The Southeast Asian grouping known as ASEAN has made a point of not pressuring member nations over internal issues such as rights abuses, and in the case of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingy...

Rohingya crisis highlights toothless nature of ASEAN

BANGKOK (AP) -- The Southeast Asian grouping known as ASEAN has made a point of not pressuring member nations over internal issues such as rights abuses, and in the case of Myanmar's persecuted Rohing...

Thailand junta to replace martial law with absolute power

BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand is about to lift martial law. But make no mistake -- 10 months after staging a coup, a military junta is still ruling the country, essentially with absolute power, and made cl...

Thailand junta to replace martial law with absolute power

BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand is about to lift martial law. But make no mistake -- 10 months after staging a coup, a military junta is still ruling the country, essentially with absolute power, and made cl...