Bangkok, Sep 15 (IANS) Thailand could potentially upgrade itself from the long-standing status of a Third World developing country to a "First World" developed country, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday.
Bangkok, Sep 13 (IANS) Thailand's military junta approved to discontinue prosecution of civilians in the military courts after human rights organisations criticised it for the trial of hundreds of opposition members.
Bangkok, Aug 7 (IANS) Millions of Thais on Sunday appeared to have voted in favour of a new constitution that will give extra powers to the country's military, which seized control of the government in a 2014 coup.
Bangkok, July 16 (IANS) Buddhist devotees from across the world, including India, congregated at Thailand's Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple on Saturday for a mass ordination ceremony organised to mark the upcoming Buddhist Lent -- Vassa.
Nay Pyi Taw, June 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung Sang Suu Kyi will chair a new committee dedicated to promoting peace and development in Rakhine state, where the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority lives, officials said on Wednesday.
Bangkok, May 23 (IANS) A schoolgirl boarding-house in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai was burnt down late Sunday, killing 17 girls, injuring five others while two girls were missing, a local newspaper quoted police as reporting on Monday.