Nov 20, 2016

Japan IT firms prep for Thailand's digital thrust


Japanese firms specializing in information and communication technology solutions are gearing up to meet increasing demand from Thai businesses as Bangkok attempts to drive the country forward on the strength of the digital economy. The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry has signed agreements with ...

Thailand 'making preparations' for Dec. 1 succession

Oct 31, 2016

Thailand 'making preparations' for Dec. 1 succession

Thailand is making preparations for Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to ascend the throne Dec. 1, two senior military sources with knowledge of the matter said. The death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Oct. 13 at the age of 88 has plunged the Southeast Asian ...

Thais line up to view late king's coffin

Oct 29, 2016

Thais line up to view late king's coffin

Tens of thousands of Thais streamed into Bangkok’s Grand Palace on Saturday as the public was granted its first chance to enter the throne hall where the body of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is lying in state. Bhumibol, who died at 88 two ...

Oct 17, 2016

Thai king's death reportedly won't delay election

The death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej will not affect plans to hold a general election in 2017, media reported Monday, dismissing speculation that the military government would delay the poll as the country enters a year of mourning. Thais continued to flock from ...