The leader of one of Thailand’s best-known property empires has been selected prime minister just nine months after joining a political party that champions the poor.
A popular candidate for prime minister of Thailand said she’s eager to get back on the campaign trail, just days after giving birth.
Thailand, historically known as Siam and officially known as the Kingdom of Thailand, is located in southeast Asia and is home to almost 70 million people.
A giant panda on long-term loan from China died in a zoo in northern Thailand on Wednesday, six months before she was due to return home, officials from the Chiang Mai Zoo said.
University of Washington (UW) sophomore Janilla Augofie takes pride in being the first member in her family to go to college. But despite this accomplishment, Augofie has struggled in silence while navigating the educational system.
In the heart of downtown Seattle, in the Skinner Building, lies a hidden architectural gem with Chinese-inspired interior design that evokes the sacred palaces and a temple of Imperial China — it’s the 5th Avenue Theatre.
By Yves Dam Van and Jocelyn Gecker Associated Press KOH SAMUI, Thailand (AP) — A Thai court on Dec. 24 sentenced two Myanmar migrants to death for the murder of two British backpackers on a resort island last year, in a case that raised questions about police competence and the judicial system in Thailand. Human […]
By Robin McDowell and Martha Mendoza Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — The president of one of the world’s biggest seafood exporters expressed frustration and promised change Tuesday after saying an Associated Press investigation that linked slave-peeled shrimp to his company should be a “wake-up call” to the industry. Thiraphong Chansiri said Thai Union will spend […]
By Marcy Gordon AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Chicken of the Sea and Bumble Bee have called off their proposed merger after the Obama administration told the companies it would hurt competition in the U.S. canned tuna market. The Justice Department announced that the deal, announced a year ago between Thailand’s largest seafood company […]
By Grant Peck Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — The New York Times decried limits on media freedom in Thailand on Friday after its local printer refused to publish articles about the Southeast Asian country for a third time.The printer removed a column from the opinion page of Friday’s edition of the International New York Times […]