The fire, which began in the Nashaa Club, spread to several adjoining structures on the city’s famous Walking Street
Ahead of the rally, police used shipping containers to block major routes to the advertised protest site at the central Lumphini Park where more than 300 protesters had planned to march
Rising sea levels serious threat to Asian cities, may put 15 mn people at risk by 2030: Greenpeace report
The report focuses on seven cities which are - Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Jakarta, Seoul, Taipei and Manila.
The Thailand Open is the first of three consecutive tournaments played in strict bio-secure conditions and behind closed doors in Bangkok, culminating in the World Tour Finals from 27 January.
Police used tear gas and water cannons against the student-led demonstrators, who tried to enter the grounds of the legislature on the outskirts of Bangkok
Thousands of angry democracy activists marched on to the Government House on Wednesday, defying the emergency decree imposed last week, and demanded prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's resignation
Thailand protests: Police intensifies crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations as thousands defy emergency decree
An order prohibiting public gatherings was imposed by authorities in Thailand after some demonstrators heckled a royal motorcade
The demonstrators have called for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha’s resignation and the reform of the monarchical system in the country
Thai political history is littered with army coups that have nullified the results of national elections. The last coup, in 2014, was followed by the passage of an army-drafted Constitution that has eroded democratic institutions further. The Senate, for instance, is now entirely appointed.
18 killed, 40 injured in Thailand after train collides with bus travelling from Samut Prakan province to Chachoengsao temple
Such deadly accidents are common in Thailand, which regularly tops lists of the world's most lethal roads, with speeding, drunk driving, and weak law enforcement all contributing factors
Coronavirus Outbreak: Thailand reports 120 new infections, taking total number of positive cases to 1,771; 12 fatalities in country so far
The new figures brought the total number of infections in the Southeast Asian country to 1,771 and 12 fatalities
Coronavirus outbreak: Thailand reports 50 new cases, taking total number of patients to 322; majority infections in Bangkok, say health officials
A group of 41 new cases is linked to earlier infections, while another, of nine, centres on overseas arrivals and contact with foreigners, Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai, director-general of the disease control department, told a news conference
Twenty-eight tested positive for COVID-19 in India, says Harsh Vardhan; Delhi-NCR runs out of N95 masks, hand sanitisers
A total of 28 people have been tested positive for COVID-19 in India, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said. Apart from 16 Italian nationals, their Indian driver, six people in Agra, three people in Kerala and one person each in Delhi and Telangana are undergoing treatment
Coronavirus outbreak: Two passengers from Bangkok tested positive during thermal screening at Kolkata airport; both sent to Beliaghata ID Hospital
Two airlines which had direct flights between Kolkata and China have suspended their flights
Thailand shooting rampage leaves 30 dead: Hundreds hold vigil for victims; PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha terms incident unprecedented
Thailand has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world, and several shootings at courthouses last year renewed concern about gun violence.
'No one can escape death': Thai soldier shot dead 16 hours after going on shooting rampage inside mall, killing 26, injuring 57
Thai Police said the soldier was angry over a financial dispute. He first killed two people on a military base and then went on a far bloodier rampage, shooting as he drove to the mall where shoppers fled in terror.
Thousands participate in 'Run against Dictatorship' in Thailand's Bangkok, demand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's resignation
The trigger for Sunday's rally were moves by courts to dissolve a popular, new progressive political party in Thailand
A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit northwestern Laos near the Thai border early Thursday, the United States Geological Survey reported
India stood its ground at RCEP negotiations and in the national interest decided not to join the China-led mega-trade pact, said Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday
From mocking Sonia Gandhi to praising Narendra Modi, Piyush Goyal's views on RCEP membership mark quite the U-turn
However, Goyal's tweets stand out because his position was a virtual volte-face merely from two days ago when he mocked Congress president Sonia Gandhi on the issue and had also supported India joining RCEP, a proposed alternative to the western hegemony on world trade