Thailand

Fears of violence as Thai 'separatist' dies in army custody

Thailand's opposition Future Forward Party calls for autopsy on Abdulloh Esormusor's body after torture allegations.

Fears of violence as Thai 'separatist' dies in army custody

Thailand

Rights activists seek justice after death in Thai army custody

Thailand's military has rejected allegations of torture in the death of a suspected rebel at an army camp.

Rights activists seek justice after death in Thai army custody

Pollution

Beloved Thai baby dugong dies with plastic in stomach

Orphaned dugong became social media star after she was rescued and hand-reared by biologists.

Beloved Thai baby dugong dies with plastic in stomach

Thailand

Southern rebel group says it met Thai government

Thai government's top negotiator declines to comment on whether a meeting with BRN officials took place.

Southern rebel group says it met Thai government

AJ Impact

Thailand plans $10bn stimulus spree

Thailand is targeting growth of three percent in a tough economic climate.

Thailand plans $10bn stimulus spree

Thailand

Thailand court acquits 24 Red Shirt leaders over 2010 protests

Criminal court said 2010 protest, where 91 people were killed, was 'political fight, not terrorism'.

Thailand court acquits 24 Red Shirt leaders over 2010 protests

Asia Pacific

Thai critic Pavin cries harassment after chemical attack in Japan

The suspect broke into political commentator's home in Kyoto last month and sprayed unknown chemicals on the victim.

Thai critic Pavin cries harassment after chemical attack in Japan

Asia Pacific

Four wounded in small explosions as Bangkok hosts summit

Prime Minister Prayuth orders probe into several small explosions in the Thai capital that left two women injured.

Four wounded in small explosions as Bangkok hosts summit

AJ IMPACT

Pompeo rips into China as Trump slaps new tariffs on Beijing

US secretary of state urges Asian countries to shun China until it revamps its 'protectionist' and 'predatory' policies.

Pompeo rips into China as Trump slaps new tariffs on Beijing

Asia Pacific

ASEAN meeting: North Korean tensions, trade to dominate talks

North Korea's nuclear issues, China's expansionist plans and trade war likely to feature in Southeast Asian summit.

AJ Impact

World's best-performing restaurant stock is Thai dessert shop

After You shares have tripled in 2019 thanks to strong growth and Thailand's expanding urban middle class, analysts say.

World's best-performing restaurant stock is Thai dessert shop

AJ IMPACT

Thai PM faces opposition queries as he sets out government plans

Prayuth Chan-ocha says government will focus on monarchy, economic growth and developing medical cannabis industry.

Thai PM faces opposition queries as he sets out government plans

Malaria

Drug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: Study

Scientists warn of 'terrifying prospect' that multidrug-resistant malaria strain could reach Africa.

Drug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: Study

Environment

Why is Southeast Asia the world's dumping ground?

Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines among countries battling to deal with avalanche of rubbish imported from rich nations.

Why is Southeast Asia the world's dumping ground?

AJ IMPACT

Revved-up: Bangkok's moto-taxi drivers' deadly fight for business

Competition from ride-hailing apps and unregistered drivers fuel anger among drivers amid fears of organised crime.

Revved-up: Bangkok's moto-taxi drivers' deadly fight for business