Over 120 killed in Thailand during Songran festival

13 April 2015, 12:08 pm

BANGKOK: Over 120 people have been killed and 1,281 injured in Thailand as thousands began their annual journey to their hometowns to celebrate the three-day water festival of Songkran heralding the ...... Read More »

Car Bomb in Southern Thailand Triggers Tighter Security

12 April 2015, 3:22 pm

BANGKOK - A bomb explosion in a shopping mall parking lot in southern Thailand has triggered fears of more violence targeting the country's highly lucrative tourism industry. Police and officials ...... Read More »

Thai authorities detain man, tighten security, after Samui blast

12 April 2015, 4:37 am

Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand's military has detained a man for questioning after the car bomb attack which wounded seven people on the resort island of Samui as security was tightened there, police said Sunday.... Read More »

Thai military government links car bomb on holiday island to political turmoil

11 April 2015, 3:38 am

BANGKOK – Thailand's military government says a car bomb explosion on the popular holiday island of Samui that injured seven people could be the work of the junta's opponents. ...... Read More »

Seven hurt in car bomb on tourist island in southern Thailand

11 April 2015, 3:38 am

Poonsak said the bomb destroyed most of the pickup truck and damaged a few other vehicles that were parked nearby at the mall, which is located a few hundred meters (feet) from the popular Chaweng ...... Read More »

7 hurt as car bomb hits Thai tourist island of Samui

10 April 2015, 10:58 pm

BANGKOK, Thailand – A car bomb wounded seven people, including an Italian girl, when it exploded in the parking area of a shopping mall on the Thai tourist island of Samui, police said Saturday. The bomb was packed inside a Mazda pick-up truck and exploded late Friday in the car ...... Read More »

Thai PM eyes doubling of trade with Russia to $10bn

10 April 2015, 7:04 pm

BANGKOK: Thailand and Russia aim to double their annual bilateral trade to $10 billion next year, Thai junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha said Wednesday, after agreeing to cooperate on sectors from energy to tourism with visiting Russian premier Dmitry Medvedev.... Read More »

Prada displays its style in new Bangkok space

10 April 2015, 12:40 pm

Prada has opened a new space in Bangkok, Thailand in the EM Quartier shopping mall. The store, designed by architect Roberto Baciocchi, covers an area of 440 square meters on a single level ...... Read More »

Thailand loosens martial law, but military-backed PM retains strong hold

1 April 2015, 8:00 am

Prayuth Chan-ocha said he will invoke a special security measure in the junta-imposed interim constitution called Article 44.... Read More »

Thai junta to replace martial law but retain key powers

1 April 2015, 2:37 am

BANGKOK: Thailand?s junta chief said on Tuesday he would lift martial law but only after replacing it with a new order retaining sweeping powers for the military. Critics said the move would ...... Read More »