The funeral for Bhumibol will take place over five days and began Wednesday with his son, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, performing Buddhist merit-making rites before chanting monks and officials in immaculate white uniforms.
Former Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was today sentenced to five years in prison in absentia for alleged negligence in a money-losing rice subsidy program.
The 24-year old who has stunned top shuttlers like Taufik Hidayat and Lee Chong Wei during his career feels he need to be more consistent and win big titles.
Praneeth booked his place in the final after registering an easy 21-11 21-15 win against local player Pannawit Thongnuam while second seed Saina went down narrowly 19-21 18-21 to local shuttler Busanan Ongbamrungphan.
London Olympics bronze medallist Saina was made to toil hard by Japan's Haruko Suzuki before the Indian used all her experience to bounce back in the third game and clinch it 21-15, 20-22, 21-11.
Second seed Saina outclassed Ying Ying Lee of Malaysia 21-11 21-14 in a 40-minute match to set up a clash with Japanese qualifier Haruko Suzuki.
Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was formally proclaimed king in a televised ceremony here on Thursday, succeeding his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years. The new monarch, who received the title "His Majesty
Thailand's parliament on Tuesday invited Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to be the new king, completing a formal step for the heir to take the throne following the death of his father last month. The Cabinet, following
India hammered Thailand 73-20 in the semi-final clash of Kabaddi World Cup on Friday. The Indians proved their supremacy and prowess in the sport and toyed with the Thais in the lop-sided second semifinal. India
The world’s longest reigning monarch and Thailand's king Bhumibol Adulyadej has died at the age of 88, the royal palace said in a statement today. The palace said the king passed away peacefully on Thursday
At least 13 people were killed on Sunday when a double-decker passenger boat carrying more than 100 people overturned in a river north of Bangkok, Thai media reported. More than 30 people were hospitalized
Thai voters on Sunday overwhelmingly approved a new junta-backed Constitution that would pave the way for an election next year and give the military, which seized power in a coup two years ago, the final
Gaya/Patna: Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today visited Bodh Gaya and offered prayer at Mahabodhi Temple in Bihar's Gaya district. "Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was welcomed by PHED and Law minister Kirshnandan Verma
New Delhi: Thailand on Friday said it would further facilitate investments by Indian firms in the Southeast Asian nation and resolved to increase Thai investments into India, following the first meeting of the India-Thailand Joint
In a bid to attract more tourists from Thailand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that India will facilitate double entry e-tourist visas for Thai citizens.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reminded the visiting Thailand PM Prayut, Chan-o-cha that the two countries share a common cultural heritage.
Bangkok: Under fire over illegal breeding and trafficking of tigers, troubles further mounted for Thailand's infamous Buddhist Temple today when 40 tiger cubs were found dead in a freezer. Thai wildlife authorities discovered the bodies