Thai driver Alexander Albon turning heads in Formula 1

SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Formula One has always had a solid following in Southeast Asia. Having Red Bull driver Alexander Albon performing as well as he is will only add to the sport's popularity in the r...

Taiwan president and YouTuber introduce Vietnamese cuisine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) joined Thai-Taiwanese YouTuber Chien-Chien (千千) on her show "Chien-Chien is Eating" (千千進食中) to discuss the New Southbound Pol...

Thai army chief rants at critics, warns of Hong Kong unrest

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's powerful army chief has declared that the country's government is virtually at war with its critics, warning that politicians and intellectuals may "manipulate" young people ...

Better protection sought for Thailand's helmeted hornbill

BANGKOK (AP) — Time is running out for Thailand's dwindling population of helmeted hornbills thanks to poaching of the exotic birds for the ivory-like casques atop their big red and yellow beaks. ...

Fire hits Indonesian Embassy building in Bangkok

BANGKOK (AP) — Bangkok emergency services say a fire broke out at a two-story building in the Indonesian Embassy compound in the Thai capital, but no casualties have been reported. T...

Mandarin Oriental launches guest recognition program

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is well known for delighting guests with personalised, intuitive service. Now guests can be even better recognized by joining Fans of M.O. and receiving an elevated range...

6 elephants drown, 2 rescued in Thai national park

A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging waters in Thailand’s national park, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two animals out of a deep ravine. Staff at Khao Yai National Par...

Thai marine biologist pleads for dugong conservation plan

BANGKOK (AP) — A top marine biologist is urging Thailand’s government to speed up conservation plans for the dugong, an endangered sea mammal, after their death toll for the year has already climbed t...

New Taiwan dollar an unexpected winner of US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Taiwan dollar appears to have become an unexpected winner of the U.S.-China trade war, according to Bloomberg. Thanks to an influx of foreign capital and invest...

10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP ALLIES STRUGGLE OVER HOW TO MANAGE IMPEACHMENT THREAT ...

Thai prime minister advises masks against Bangkok smog

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister has urged people in Bangkok to wear face masks to filter out unhealthy air pollution as smog enveloped the capital. Prime Minister Prayuth Ch...

Director promises dank thrills in Thai cave boys rescue saga

BANGKOK (AP) — Their story gripped the world: determined divers racing against time and water to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks in a flooded cave deep inside a n...

More arrests made over alleged mistreatment of Thai models

BANGKOK (AP) — Concern over the sexual abuse of models hired to attend private parties in Thailand has grown with new accusations of wrongdoing following the death of a partygoer. Po...

Male model arrested in widely publicized Thai sex case

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand have arrested a male model accused of taking an unconscious woman home, boasting online about his sexual exploits, and leaving her lifeless body in the lobby of his b...