Thailand's former premier Yingluck Shinawatra was Thursday ordered to stand trial on charges of negligence over a bungled rice subsidy scheme, in a case that could see her jailed for up to a decade.
It took five hours to catch the massive stingray in Thailand's Mae Klong river and it was back-breaking work, but when the fishermen were done, they had managed to catch what may well be the largest freshwater fisher ever caught by rod and line.
Floyd Mayweather has been scouting around for sparring partners who can mimic Manny Pacquiao as he begins to prepare his fight plan against the Filipino boxing superstar on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
China's boxing sensation Zou Shiming failed to win in his first title fight against Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand after a spotless pro career under the tutelage of seven-time "Trainer of the Year" Freddie Roach.
China's Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming battles former amateur foe Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian Resort & Casino Saturday night for his first title fight since turning pro in 2013.
Thailand's wildlife protection agency, called in to investigate charges of mistreatment of tigers at the famous Luangtamahabua Buddhist temple called "Tiger Temple," have cleared the monks and the temple establishment of any wrong-doing.
Two young Thais accused of defaming the monarchy in a university play were jailed for two and a half years on Monday, as the ruling junta intensifies a crackdown under a controversial lese majeste law.
Dozens of anti-coup activists held a demonstration in central Bangkok Saturday, handing out roses and copies of George Orwell's "1984" -- a rare expression of public dissent in a nation still under strict martial law.
Thailand's junta chief Thursday said the military is keeping such a close eye on ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra that she would be unable to eat a bowl of noodles without their permission.
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Jennifer Logan loved to travel. She'd just wrapped up a job teaching English to women in Saudi Arabia and was spending some time with family in Canada when she set off for a trip to Peru.
New research published today in the Glasgow-based The Herald newspaper reveals that a high proportion of Scotch Whisky drunk in the world today isn’t very Scottish at all, at least when it comes to ownership of whisky distilleries.
Thailand's junta vowed Monday to tighten security after two homemade pipe bombs detonated near a Bangkok shopping mall, the first major disruption to an uneasy peace imposed under martial law since last May's coup.
Embattled former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra decried the "death of democracy" in Thailand Friday after the junta-stacked parliament impeached her and prosecutors announced corruption charges that could see her jailed.