- Bangkok ferris wheel catches fire, but no injuries reported Updated: Apr-30-16 6:57 am
BANGKOK - The ferris wheel at a newly opened dinosaur theme park in Bangkok caught fire on Saturday, but the park said no one was on it at the time, and no injuries were reported.
- Thailand's military government cracks down on opponents Updated: Apr-27-16 10:22 am
BANGKOK - Thailand's military government on Wednesday turned up the pressure on its opponents, filing a legal complaint against critics of a proposed new constitution and detaining 10 people in connection with social media postings.
- Thailand is used to hot Aprils, but not this hot! Updated: Apr-27-16 6:53 am
BANGKOK - Animals at Bangkok's zoo are being fed special frozen fruit pops. People are flocking to shopping malls just to soak up the air-conditioning. Authorities are telling people to stay out of the blazing sun to avoid heat stroke.
- Gay couple wins custody battle against Thai surrogate mother Updated: Apr-26-16 6:19 am
BANGKOK - A same-sex American-Spanish couple won a high-profile custody battle Tuesday against a surrogate mother in Thailand who gave birth to their child but then decided she wanted to keep the baby when she found out they were gay.
- Banharn Silpa-archa, former Thai prime minister, dead at 83 Updated: Apr-23-16 3:40 am
BANGKOK - Banharn Silpa-archa, a provincial political powerbroker who served a scandal-ridden 16 months as Thailand's prime minister in 1995-96, has died at age 83.
- Forget the drought, Thailand's national water fight is on Updated: Apr-11-16 7:33 am
BANGKOK - Drought? What drought? Bring out the water guns!
- Thailand seizes 87 African ivory tusks worth $800,000 Updated: Apr-05-16 6:30 am
BANGKOK - Officials in Thailand say they seized 315 kilograms (695 pounds) of African elephant tusks worth an estimated $800,000 at Bangkok's international airport.
- Train smashes into double-decker bus in Thailand, killing 3 Updated: Apr-03-16 8:59 am
BANGKOK - A train smashed into a double-decker bus carrying Thai tourists at an unguarded railway crossing in central Thailand on Sunday, with local media reporting that three people were killed and more than two dozen injured.