Thai artist 'restless hands' takes coronavirus battle to the streets

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 12:25 GMT

A Thai street artist has been paying tribute to the fight against the coronavirus with murals depicting a winged-character dressed as a health worker looming over a spiky image of the virus restrained by a padlocked red cross.

Thai child fighting culture sparks debate after 13-year-old's death

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 - 07:41 GMT

Thousands of child boxers compete in Thailand's traditional martial art with dreams of belts, glory and prize money -- but the death of a 13-year-old has lit up a sensitive debate over whether competitors start too young.

Thais turn to art, T-shirts to mark cave rescue of "lucky" 13

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 - 03:03 GMT

Memorabilia featuring a young Thai soccer team and their coach rescued from a flooded cave is flying off the shelves, said Suwit Jaipom, who heads an art gallery in the northern province of Chiang Rai, where the boys live.

After cave ordeal, Thai boys now face battle with fame

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 02:53 GMT

After their traumatic ordeal deep inside a dark and flooded mountain cave, Thailand's 12 rescued boys and their young soccer coach will now have to navigate a fresh challenge: Fame.

One dead, dozens of Chinese tourists missing as Thai boat capsizes

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 - 12:00 GMT

One man died and dozens of Chinese tourists remain missing after a boat capsized as high winds whipped up rough seas off the Thai island of Phuket.

There's a good boy: Thai nurses dress babies up as dogs to ring in New Year

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 - 12:15 GMT

Nurses at a hospital in the Thai capital showed some festive puppy love on Thursday, dressing up newborn babies up in fetching canine outfits ahead of the Year of the Dog.

Smoking to be stubbed out on Thai beaches

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 01:42 GMT

Smokers who flout a smoking ban on 20 of Thailand's most famous tourist beaches will face a $3,000 fine or up to a year in prison.

Thai air safety upgrade opens up growing China, Korea, Japan markets

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 09:53 GMT

Thai airlines can now add flights to the growing China, South Korea and Japan markets after the U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization removed a red flag.