Police fear Bangkok bombing suspect may have fled

Aug 23, 2015

Police fear Bangkok bombing suspect may have fled

Despite new surveillance video that may offer a possible clue to the bombing in central Bangkok that killed 20 people, Thai police said Sunday that the perpetrators may have already fled the country, and that they will “need some luck” to catch them. Surveillance ...

Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect

Aug 19, 2015

Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect

Thai monks led prayers Wednesday at a ceremony to reopen a Bangkok shrine hit by a deadly bombing, as police hunted a man seen calmly planting a backpack before the explosion that killed 20 people on Monday evening. The blast struck as worshippers and ...

Japanese firms in Thailand on alert after deadly bombing

Aug 19, 2015

Japanese firms in Thailand on alert after deadly bombing

Japanese companies operating in Thailand have been shocked by Monday’s deadly bombing in Bangkok. “We haven’t expected a terrorist attack would happen in Bangkok” as the current Thai military junta has placed priority on ensuring security, said an official at Toshiba Asia Pacific (Thailand) ...

Fuji TV announcer Enami named tourism ambassador to Thailand

Aug 15, 2015

Fuji TV announcer Enami named tourism ambassador to Thailand

A Fuji Television Network Inc. announcer was appointed Japan’s tourism ambassador for Thailand on Saturday after gaining fame as a good-looking foreign journalist while covering Bangkok’s political riots in 2014. The Japan Tourism Agency appointed 29-year-old Daijiro Enami, who drew Thai media’s attention while ...

Aug 12, 2015

Thailand says North Korea woos its business

Thailand’s foreign minister said Monday his North Korean counterpart has invited Thai businesses to invest in his country because Thais are trustworthy and don’t interfere with matters that don’t involve them. Thai Foreign Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn said visiting North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su ...