Thailand exporting rotten rice to ‘famine regions’

Two ships carrying rotten rice from Thailand are waiting to be unloaded at Chittagong port, although the food department has refused to accept the...

The man behind the Rohingya crisis

To his foes, Ata Ullah is a reckless amateur who has brought untold misery to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya after launching an insurgency...

University angered over ‘dates with sexy students’ stunt

Authorities at Beijing Jiaotong University have promised to “seriously punish” the people responsible for a promotional stunt held on its grounds that offered dates...

Malaria warning as resistant strain spreads to Vietnam

A form of malaria that is resistant to standard treatment has spread to Vietnam for the first time, researchers warned Friday. The strain was originally...

American child abuse suspect teaching in Thailand

An American man wanted on multiple sex abuse charges in the United States is believed to be still living in Thailand, according to Anti-Trafficking...

Police officer says he was ‘ordered’ to help Yingluck flee Thailand

A senior police officer has told investigators he was "ordered" to help former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra leave the country, according to Deputy Prime...

The hunky monk. Thai holy man goes viral

The monk hunk: Photographs of buff Buddhist go viral in Thailand as holy man makes appeal for healthier alms. Pictures of a monk hunk so...

Tourists don’t really mind about Pattaya’s filthy beaches – claims

A representative of the deckchair and umbrella vendors on one of Pattaya's filthiest beaches has dismissed criticism of the trash saying it happens every year. And in...

Marrying a rich westerner may not be a dream come true

The BBC Thai service has produced a wide ranging documentary feature and video that looks into the increasingly prevalent trend for westerners to marry Thai women. In...

Facebook photos offer glimpse into life of Southeast Asia’s high-rolling ‘drug...

THE FACEBOOK photographs of a so-called top Southeast Asian drug lord arrested in Thailand recently have been been making rounds on social media this week, and...

Brink of War, North Korea prepare response for American ‘provocation’

Brink of war: Kim Jong-un vows USA will pay as North Korea considers 'STRONGEST response' KIM Jong-un is considering the strongest possible response to Donald...

Video: Australian base-jumper crashes into building

An Australian base-jumper crashed into the glass panel of Wisma Sanyan during a trial jump, but suffered only minor injuries. The incident caused anxiety among...

UK Immigration prevents Thai wife from joining British husband

Home Office decision to deny Cobham man's Thai wife and daughter entry to UK bringing family to 'breaking point' The Home Office explained the refusal...

Brief history of Hong Kong’s triad gangs

Triad societies originated in 17th century China when the Hung Mun came together in an attempt to overthrow the Qing dynasty in an unsuccessful...

Thailand at head of drug ‘highway’

The arrest of Xaysana Keopimpha, the suspected mastermind behind several drug rackets in Southeast Asia, has raised fears that Thailand has become a "superhighway"...

Thai bar girl commandments – Part two

Translated from Thai language, these forms are available in Pattaya to ALL newbies from Isaan and they get one in as soon as they...

Camera traps in Thailand reveal newborn tiger cubs

Six newborn tiger cubs were recorded during a recent wildlife survey in Thailand’s Mae Wong and Klong Lan National Parks. The survey revealed 10...

Thai spikers a win from place at world championship

Thailand defeated Southeast Asian rivals Vietnam 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-17) on Thursday for their second win of the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Japan...

Video: Has North Korea created a hybrid soldier?

New speculation has risen that North Korea may have created the world’s first ever genetically modified ‘super soldier’. Theories that the Kim Jong-un has been...

Buddhist monk forcibly disrobed after anti-Islam comments

Extremist anti-Islam monk Phra Apichart Punnajanto, who last month posted online videos that harshly condemn Islam, was forced to disrobe on Wednesday. Apichart was arrested...