Thailand plans to resubmit a proposal to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) to ease the protection requirements for freshwater crocodiles in the hope of developing more crocodile product exports.
ALGIERS - Air Algerie said Thursday it had lost contact with one of its passenger aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso bound for Algiers.
The army will establish districts in every one of Thailand?s 77 provinces in a move called the next step toward a post-coup election.
In today's photo gallery, we feature Thaksin hugging Yingluck, a couple of healthy eating events, a plane crash site, Hello Kitty and frozen pork.
Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was re-united with her brother Thaksin on her arrival in Paris after flying out of Thailand early on Thursday.
Hercules, the first solar-powered boat built by Thais, is made of aluminium and weighs almost two tonnes. The boat can carry about 20 people. It is made by Air Marshal Morakot Charnsamruat who has previously created a solar-powered tuk-tuk. (Video by Pattanapong Hirunard)
The drafting of a new permanent constitution must conform to the section set out in the interim charter aimed at wiping out corruption, a National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) legal adviser says.
The National Environment Board (NEB) has approved a long-delayed three-billion-baht plan to build a "wildlife corridor" to aid wild animals crossing Highway No.304 which cuts through the Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai forest complex in Prachin Buri province.
Four members of a criminal gang ? two Nigerian nationals, a South African national and a Thai woman ? have been arrested for swindling two Thai middle-aged women out of millions of baht via Facebook.
The junta is imposing a regime of "forced smiles" on an unwilling populace as their rights are progressively eroded, says Human Rights Watch (HRW).