Stories By Panu Wongcha-um
127 May 2016 Fri
“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)
226 May 2016 Thu
The abbot, Phra Dhammachaiyo, faces charges of money laundering and receiving illegal donations worth US$34 million.
321 May 2016 Sat
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.
415 May 2016 Sun
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.
504 May 2016 Wed
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha says the press has enough freedom and urged the media to help bring stability to the country.
627 Apr 2016 Wed
Thailand’s Election Commission files first formal charge under new referendum laws while the number of detentions of activists increase ahead of the Aug 7 vote on the draft constitution.
719 Apr 2016 Tue
Mr Wattana Muangsuk was summoned by authorities last week for criticising Thailand’s draft constitution on social media.
818 Apr 2016 Mon
Wattana Muangsuk, who agreed to turn himself in on Monday, had earlier criticized Thailand’s draft constitution on social media.
908 Apr 2016 Fri
Twenty-one Thai nationals have been identified in the so-called Panama Papers leak, the Anti-Money Laundering Office told reporters on Friday.
1021 Mar 2016 Mon
Thailand's Constitution Drafting Committee calls off a news conference at the last minute amid contention over proposals by the military government to revise sections of the draft constitution.