Gulf Times - Bangkok
One dead, 27 injured from Bangkok factory explosion

One dead, 27 injured from Bangkok factory explosion

An explosion near Thai capital Bangkok's international airport Monday left a plastic's factory in flames, killing at least one firefighter and wounding 27 people, officials said.

Thousands of Thai protesters call for removal of prime minister

Thousands of Thai protesters call for removal of prime minister

Thousands of people protested in Bangkok on Saturday in the latest in months of anti-government demonstrations that have also called for reforms to Thailand’s powerful monarchy.

Tensions rise in Thailand ahead of fresh pro-democracy protest

Tensions rise in Thailand ahead of fresh pro-democracy protest

Protesters were set to rally in Bangkok Sunday against the government as tensions rose in the kingdom after the arrest of three activists leading the pro-democracy movement.

Thousands join biggest protest for years in Thai capital

Thousands join biggest protest for years in Thai capital

Thousands of people joined Bangkok's biggest protest since a 2014 coup on Saturday, after authorities in Thailand moved to ban a party

Beijing says 'ready to work' with ASEAN on South China Sea rules

Beijing says 'ready to work' with ASEAN on South China Sea rules

Beijing said Sunday it is "ready to work" with Southeast Asian nations on a code of conduct in the flashpoint South China Sea

Footage shows Bangkok bombing in mall minutes from ASEAN summit

Footage shows Bangkok bombing in mall minutes from ASEAN summit

Footage emerged Saturday of the moment a bomb exploded in a Bangkok mall as the city hosted a major summit, the device apparently hidden inside a cuddly toy animal.

Stranded baby elephants rescued by Thai rangers

Stranded baby elephants rescued by Thai rangers

Six baby elephants separated from their parents and trapped in a muddy pit for days have been rescued by park rangers in rural Thailand, officials said Saturday.

Thousands stranded in Bangkok as flights affected by India-Pak tensions

Thousands stranded in Bangkok as flights affected by India-Pak tensions

Thousands of travellers were stranded in Bangkok on Thursday when Thai Airways International cancelled more than a dozen flights to and from Europe after Pakistan closed its airspace ...

Two illegal immigrants die in Bangkok detention centre on same night

Two illegal immigrants die in Bangkok detention centre on same night

Two illegal immigrants from Vietnam and Cambodia died in a Thai detention centre in the early hours of Wednesday, police told dpa.

UN climate change talks begin in Bangkok amid calls for progress

UN climate change talks begin in Bangkok amid calls for progress

The United Nations Climate Change Conference convened in Bangkok on Tuesday amid calls for greater progress and increased responsibility from developed countries.

Anti-government protesters in Thailand demand general election

Anti-government protesters in Thailand demand general election

Anti-government protesters began marching in Bangkok on Tuesday from a university in the Thai capital to Government House to demand that the military government hold a general election by November.

Maverick Thai tycoon woos youth with new political party

Maverick Thai tycoon woos youth with new political party

Dubbed "Future Forward", the party was born out of a late night conversation three months ago between Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit and a young law professor Piyabutr Saengkanokkul.