Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha says he will consider continuing his role as the next prime minister if there are no other "good" options available.
Thais began voting on Sunday (Aug 7) in a referendum on a new military-backed constitution that would pave the way for a general election in 2017 but require future governments to rule on the military's terms.
The Royal Thai Police has also mobilised more than 200,000 police officers to provide security to 94,000 voting areas across the country on referendum day on Sunday.
A medical staff member from Chulalongkorn Hospital told Channel NewsAsia on Saturday that the Singaporean suffered from internal bleeding, but her condition is not critical.
How do Muslim communities around Asia celebrate the holy month of Ramadan? Panu Wongcha-um visited the Haroon community, located in the heart of the Thai capital, to find out.
“We want to make it a spectacle by combining the best of the sports world and the music world,” said the co-organiser of the ONE: KINGDOM OF CHAMPIONS event, to be held on Friday (May 27)
The abbot, Phra Dhammachaiyo, faces charges of money laundering and receiving illegal donations worth US$34 million.
May 22 marks two years since the Thai military took over the country in a coup d’etat, saying the intervention was necessary to prevent a civil war. The military's leaders also said they would bring about reconciliation while in power. Channel NewsAsia looks at the process so far.
Bangkok's Metropolitan Police are upgrading their crime-fighting database with the help of the New York City Police Department, the first such cooperation between the NYPD and an Asian police force.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha says the press has enough freedom and urged the media to help bring stability to the country.