Pope Francis will travel to Thailand in November, the Vatican said Friday, in a visit to Asia that will sweep in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki which were both decimated by atomic bombs in 1945.
Malacañang on Tuesday clarified that President Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement for the next House Speaker will only be an “expression of preference.”
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Sunday called for an independent and impartial investigation into the allegations of human right abuses in conflict-torn Rakhine state.
Despite offering chairs and notebooks made from recycled paper at a Bangkok summit, Thailand and its Southeast Asian allies were accused Sunday of a "greenwash" with their oceans and communities brimming with plastic refuse.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he will raise the Philippines’ maritime dispute with China over the South China Sea during the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand.
There seemed to be no need to raise the June 9 incident in Recto Bank at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Friday.
The Philippines has continued to enjoy “very warm” and “close” relations with Thailand, Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand Mary Jo Bernardo-Aragon said.
President Rodrigo Duterte has designated Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra as caretaker of government while he is in Thailand to attend the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit from June 21 and 23,
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to have “a couple” of bilateral meetings in Bangkok, Thailand when he attends the 34th ASEAN Summit on June 22 and 23, said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
As dusk falls along the Mekong River, a nightly dance begins between Thai border security and Laos drug gangs now using drones, scouts and a pool of poor fishermen to shift record amounts of meth into Thailand.
Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by understanding or opportunity in public life.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will recommit the United States on a visit to Bangkok to supporting the development of Southeast Asian nations in the face of a rising China, an official said Thursday.
Former prime minister and close advisor to Thailand's revered royals Prem Tinsulanonda died early Sunday aged 98, a senior parliamentarian said, ending a decades-long career of unrivalled influence over Thai politics.
Critics have urged Thailand's junta to reconsider the award of a $7.1 billion high-speed rail contract to a consortium led by the kingdom's richest family, just days before a new parliament is set to convene.
The closure of the glittering Thai bay made famous by the movie "The Beach" has been extended for another two years to allow a full recovery of its corals and wildlife, an official said Thursday, drawing a sharp rebuke from the tourism…
A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated on Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the southeast Asian neighbours.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said China wants to get a hold of its nationals serving sentences in the country including those convicted for illegal drugs.
Vietnam police have arrested a Chinese national found with a massive haul of heroin in Ho Chi Minh City, the second such bust in a week as the country cracks down on the illicit trade.
Thailand's ruling junta took an unexpected lead in the country's first election since a 2014 coup with more than 90 percent of ballots counted, election authorities said late Sunday, putting it on course to return to power at the expense of…
Thailand's king issued a cryptic statement late Saturday hours before polls open for the country's first general election since a 2014 coup, quoting his late father's advice to support "good" leaders to prevent "chaos".
A golden statue of Thai premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha with the word "cheat" behind him looms over five rappers as they rip into junta "bootlickers", in a video gone viral on the eve of an election critics say is stacked to favour the generals.
Thailand is poised to start its first tests of cannabis oil on patients, a health official said Friday, as excitement swirls around a new industry that could create money-making avenues for entrepreneurs while offering relief for suffering…