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Third warrant issued over Thai tourist town attacks

Bangkok - A Thai military court on Monday issued an arrest warrant for a third suspect in a spate of bomb attacks on tourist towns, all three of them Muslims from the insurgency-plagued south.

One dead, dozens wounded in Thai car bombing

Pattani - A car bomb exploded in a nightlife district in Thailand's deep south, killing one and wounding more than 30, in a nation already on edge after a bombing spree that targeted tourist towns.

Missing translator delays Bangkok shrine bomb trial

Bangkok - The trial of two Chinese Uighurs accused of killing 20 people when they allegedly bombed a Bangkok shrine was postponed Tuesday because the men still do not have a translator.

15 held in Thailand not linked to tourist bombs: police

Bangkok - A group of 15 suspects detained by the Thai military investigating last week's deadly tourist resort attacks was not involved in the blasts, police said Friday, adding to confusion surrounding the case.

Thai military detains 15 over tourist town attacks

Bangkok - Thailand's junta on Thursday detained at least 15 suspects at military barracks on suspicion of launching a string of deadly bomb and arson attacks against tourist resort towns last week.

Second arrest warrant issued over Thai tourist blasts

Bangkok - A military court in southern Thailand has issued a second arrest warrant for an unnamed suspect involved in last week's coordinated bomb and arson attacks against a string of tourist resort towns, police said Tuesday.

Thailand's deep south hit by fresh blasts

Narathiwat - Fresh explosions rocked Thailand's deep south seriously wounding one soldier on Monday, days after a spate of bomb and arson attacks struck multiple tourist resort towns.

Thai police find unexploded devices in search for bombers

Bangkok - Thai police discovered unexploded bombs in three top tourist destinations over the weekend as they searched for clues to a wave of blasts that rocked resort areas and killed four last week.

Thai authorities hunt tourist town bombers

Hua Hin - Thai authorities on Saturday hunted for culprits behind a wave of bombings targeting popular holiday destinations, as businesses braced for the economic fallout from the attacks on the crucial tourism industry.

Thai royal resort town shaken by deadly bomb attacks

Hua Hin - An elegant resort town with royal heritage, Hua Hin looked more like a war zone than a tourist hotspot Friday, with bodies in the streets and blood on the pavement after a series of deadly attacks.

Four dead as string of blasts hit Thai tourist resorts

Hua Hin - A string of bomb attacks hit popular tourist towns across Thailand, leaving four dead and many wounded, with authorities Friday ruling out terrorism despite suspicions insurgents in the kingdom's deep south are responsible.

A timeline of recent explosions in Thailand

Bangkok - Twin blasts in a seaside resort town in Thailand killed one and wounded 21 others, including foreigners, the latest explosions in the region's top tourist destination.

One dead, 19 injured in Thailand resort town blasts

Bangkok - Twin blasts in Thailand killed one woman and injured 19 people, including foreigners, in the popular seaside resort town of Hua Hin, police said.

Location-tracking tourist SIM cards planned in Thailand

Bangkok - Authorities in Thailand are planning to issue location-tracking SIM cards to foreign tourists as part of the plan to boost national security amid fears the proposal could violate human rights.

Thailand to hold general election in 2017: junta chief

Bangkok - Thailand will hold a general election in 2017, the country's junta chief confirmed Tuesday, his first comments since voters backed a new military-crafted constitution in a referendum.

Op-Ed: Thai voters approve constitution backed by the army

Bangkok - A majority of voters in Thailand approved a new draft constitution that was written by a committee appointed by the army. An unofficial tally showed over 61 percent in favor of the document.

Thailand seeks to adopt Japan’s bullet train system

Japan has gained the upper hand against China in their battle for high-speed railway supremacy in Southeast Asia after it bagged a deal to put up a bullet train system in Thailand.

Thais vote for junta-crafted constitution: early results

Bangkok - Thailand voted for a new constitution drawn up by the ruling junta, preliminary results showed Sunday, despite claims by opponents it will entrench the military's power and deepen divisions.

The Thai village using poop to power homes

Amphoe Hankha - Nestled in a deep pocket of forest that lies off Thailand's electrical grid, villagers in Pa Deng have become early adopters and evangelists for an unusual alternative energy source: poop.

Anti-junta 'Red shirts' charged as Thai vote looms

Bangkok - Nineteen leaders of Thailand's pro-democracy "Red Shirt" movement were charged Tuesday with breaching a ban on political gatherings, as the junta clamps down before a referendum next weekend.
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