Thailand's new king to be named soon as funeral rites continue

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha hinted Tuesday that there could be a swift succession to the Thai throne, beginning as early as 15 days from now, as royal funeral rites continue to be performed...

Coronation of next Thai king could be delayed by one year

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said the coronation of Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn could be delayed by one year, following his request for time to grieve for his late father King...

Regent named as Thailand enters second day of mourning

Former Thai prime minister and Head of Privy Council Prem Tinsulanonda has assumed the role of regent for the country's vacant throne in accordance with the constitution, the Thai government...

Royal procession carries late Thai king to Grand Palace

A royal procession carrying the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej travelled from Bangkok's Siriraj Hospital to the Grand Palace on Friday, passing tens of thousands of people paying tribute to...

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, world's longest reigning monarch, dies

Following the death of the world's longest reigning monarch, Thailand faces an uncertain future. The king's unifying power, derived from a common touch and his devotion to Buddhism and the poor,...

Thailand's ailing monarch remains in unstable condition at hospital

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej remains in unstable condition at a Bangkok hospital where he is on a ventilator while being treated for liver problems and a blood infection, the royal palace said in...

Thailand's floods kill three, submerges tens of thousand of homes

Monsoon floods in Thailand have killed three people and submerged more than 68,000 households, officials said on Friday.

Thailand to test pregnant women in Zika-prone areas

Pregnant women living in areas of Thailand prone to Zika outbreaks are to be tested for the virus, the Thai Health Ministry said on Monday.

Thailand says two newborns diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly

Thailand on Friday confirmed that two newborns have been diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus for the first time in South-East Asia.

Tens of thousands of households crippled by flooding in Thailand

The seasonal monsoon has caused flooding in many parts of Thailand, affecting over 20,000 households, with some of the country's top tourist destinations submerged in water, the irrigation...

Bangkok ranked world's number 1 travel destination, topping London

Bangkok is the world's top destination city by international overnight visitor arrivals, according to an annual ranking released Thursday.

Death toll rises to 27 in Thailand ferry accident

The death toll from a ferry accident in central Thailand has risen to 27 after a 3-year-old boy was found dead in the river, officials said.

Death toll rises to 15 in Thailand boat accident

The death toll from a boat accident in central Thailand has risen to 15 after one victim died in hospital, officials said.

Pokemon characters recruited for police briefing in Thailand

The mobile game craze Pokemon Go made an unlikely appearance at a police briefing in Thailand on Saturday, thanks to a ruling from the country's prime minister.

Bangkok to launch special police squad to crack down on Pokemon Go

Bangkok City Police will launch a mobile police squad aimed at catching drivers playing the popular mobile application Pokemon Go, local media reported Monday.