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Thai authorities recommend that class sizes be restricted to 20-25 students while doorknobs, desks and other areas at risk of spreading infection be sanitized frequently throughout the day
Mimicking an excited puppy, the robot dog names K9 roams around the popular Central World mall in downtown Bangkok, drawing the attention of delighted children eager to get hand sanitizer gel from a bottle attached to its back
The robots help staff at 4 hospitals in and around Bangkok to reduce their risk of infection by allowing doctors and nurses to speak to patients over a video link
One of the officers is among a team leading health screenings of Thai returnees from South Korea – which has reported the second most COVID-19 infections in Asia after China
The incident occurs inside a cosmetic clinic at the busy downtown Century Mall, when a man burst in and gunned down his former partner over an alleged affair
General Apirat Kongsompong breaks down in tears as he apologizes during a televised press conference on behalf of the army to the victims of the shooting
(6th UPDATE) Authorities give no firm details on the movements of the attacker – a junior army officer identified as Sergeant-Major Jakrapanth Thomma
The story of the giraffe which escaped from truck in Bangkok takes a tragic turn, after it is found dead in a lotus swamp near a main road
Two leggy ruminants make the daring bid for freedom from the back of a poorly secured container truck as it slowed in highway traffic shortly after leaving Bangkok's main airport. One is caught, the other still a 'fugitive'.
Shocking CCTV footage shows the attacker storming into the shop, opening fire, and leaping over the counter as victims writhed in agony on the ground
Several mall operators and convenience stores in Thailand ban single-use plastic bags and will instead see customers paying a small fee for a reusable bag made of a cloth-like fabric
The 82-year-old Pope is on his first visit to Buddhist majority Thailand, where he will spend 4 days before setting off to Japan
The pick-up truck flips over while trying to change lanes
Bangkok, Thailand tops the list for the 4th straight year with almost 23 million international visitors in 2018, beating Paris and London
Thai authorities say there were 9 successful or attempted bomb blasts throughout Bangkok which left 4 wounded as the city hosted the ASEAN ministerial meeting
'Filipinos staying and traveling in Thailand are urged to remain calm, but take extra precautions,' the Department of Foreign Affairs says
This vocational training center in Bangkok aims to provide job opportunities for people with special needs
(3rd UPDATE) At least 4 people are wounded when several small bombs explode as the Thai capital hosts the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting
The President also calls on Thai companies to participate in his administration's Build, Build, Build
(UPDATED) Trade will be the focus of a two-day ASEAN Summit, amid discussions on the South China Sea, Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims, and ocean pollution
The ramming of a Filipino boat by a Chinese vessel in the Reed Bank could force Southeast Asian countries to put pressure on China for an early agreement on a rules-based code
Last month's elections in Thailand remains in dispute after a political party backed by the junta that has ruled Thailand since 2014 and its main rival both claimed victory
Thailand is broadly divided between pro-Shinawatra factions and an elite aligned with the military, which has portrayed itself as a stabilizing force and defender of the country's monarchy
Dressed in a Superman suit with a red cape flowing behind him, a sweaty David Pfizenmaier jogs through Bangkok's standstill traffic and stops to unfurl a sign: 'If you love Thailand: Vote'
Thailand's junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha says: 'When I talk about cybersecurity, don't get this confused with human rights... No one will tap phone calls of others'
Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the scion of a billionaire auto-parts maker, is the charismatic frontman of Future Forward, a new party targeting the Thailand urban youth vote with a staunchly anti-junta platform
Sex education is on the menu at this quirky Bangkok restaurant
Officials says they grew suspicious after hearing sounds coming from the bag, and stopped the passenger as he tried to rush out of the terminal in the capital city of southern Tamil Nadu state
Because the Thai capital has been shrouded in murky haze for weeks, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration orders all 437 city-controlled public schools to close from Wednesday through Friday
(3rd UPDATE) Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun says she ran away from her family while travelling in Kuwait because they subjected her to physical and psychological abuse
The pioneer of the new wave of street artists in Bangkok is 'Headache Stencil,' whose spray cans satirize the powerful in Thailand where free expression has been muted since a 2014 coup
A team of American military personnel from the US Pacific Command, and 3 British cave diving experts join the over a thousand racing against time to rescue the 12 trapped children and their coach
Thai Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda says 'we're working against time, but we're not panicking'
Thailand plans to shoot durian into orbit this July to test its durability in a project that could see the staple 'king of fruits' consumed in zero-gravity conditions
Conservationists estimate Thailand is home to more than 3,000 wild elephants
The centerpiece of the Kid Mai Death Cafe experience is a decorated white coffin where customers are encouraged to lay down for a few minutes to contemplate their final moments – and secure a discount on a drink
Wanheng Menayothin, aka Dwarf Giant, eyes equalling Mayweather's 50-0 record and enter boxing lore in April or May
Filipino students win 14 gold, 25 silver and 33 bronze medals, 11 merit awards and 4 special prizes
'I think it should not be done in a patient that doesn't need it,' Milanese plastic surgeon Massimiliano Brambilla, who specializes in genital procedures, tells Agence France-Presse
The movement of prices of basic goods and services was steady at 3.3% in December, bringing the full-year 2017 rate to 3.2%. But the newly-implemented tax package and higher global oil rates could put pressure on inflation this year.
A clinic in Bangkok offers this unconventional treatment for around $650 for five sessions.
They lack visas for onward travel, refuse to return to Zimbabwe, and are denied re-entry to Thailand after overstaying, trapping them in limbo at the airport
(UPDATED) Investigations have been launched to validate claim over some withdrawn 'faceless' and 'faded' P100 bills
Cola, the former street pup, nearly lost his life last year after a Bangkok man hacked off his front legs with a sword, now he has new sleek paws: curved "blade runner" prosthetics
Some one million residents have been hit in some way: through submerged or damaged homes, disruption to occupations such as farming, or transport difficulties because of flooded roads
With an estimated LGBTQ population of 70 million, China has the world's third-largest 'pink market' after Europe and the United States. Yet in China being openly gay is still fraught with difficulties.
Despite its wealth compared to neighboring countries and relatively good infrastructure, Thailand has some of the most lethal roads in the world
At Cabbages & Condoms, it's all about safe sex
King Bhumibol Adulyadej's children carry golden urns containing his relics from the Grand Palace to two Bangkok temples where they will be housed
Streets are deserted in Bangkok's infamous red light district, where bars and clubs are dark on the eve of the massive funeral for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej