PHNOM PENH ? Chy Sila has come a long way since he invested his $500 life savings in a small shop in Cambodia's capital to sell bootleg music and pirated movies.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will make his first overseas trip next week to Myanmar for the Asean chairmanship, government spokesman Yongyuth Maiyalap said Tuesday.
Thailand's rice shipments are on course to hit 11 million tonnes this year thanks to price competitiveness and the government's accelerated attempt to dispose of stocks.
The country's most expensive licence plate now belongs to a rich Assumption University student who paid 25 million baht at auction for the right to affix it to his rather ordinary sedan.
The son of a Koh Tao village chief says false accusations that he was involved in the murder of two British backpackers there have ruined his life.
Thailand's tourism minister said Tuesday that identification wristbands could be distributed to tourists following the murder of two British backpackers earlier this month that has raised fresh concerns over tourist safety.
PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN - The Hua Hin provincial court has sentenced a railway employee to death for murder and aggravated rape of a young girl in July on a train heading to Bangkok whose body was later found beside the railway track.
A forest temple in Kanchanaburi is attracting many tourists as it houses more than 130 'tame' tigers. Despite its popularity, past visitors have accused the Tiger Temple of being a money-making petting zoo rather than a sanctuary for wildlife. (Photos by Jetjaras Na Ranong)
Wimon Leangaroon's family has been making Chinese prayer cushions for over a century. Each kneeler is handmade to order, but she is concerned the skill may be lost as her family is now Bangkok's only prayer-cushion maker. (Video by Chumporn Sangvilert and Arusa Pisuthipan)
Critics have lambasted the 173 selected members of the National Reform Council (NRC) tasked with 11 areas of reform for their affiliations with the military regime after a list of names was leaked to the media.