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Thai tiger temple monk caught fleeing with skins, fangs
Thai tiger temple monk caught fleeing with skins, fangs

Thai authorities uncovered a trove of animal parts and intercepted a monk trying to leave a controversial tiger temple with skins and fangs.

Thai tiger temple monk caught fleeing with skins, fangs
Line removes satirical Thai royal family emoticons
Line removes satirical Thai royal family emoticons

A set of emoticons satirising Thailand's royal family have been removed by the messaging application Line.

Line removes satirical Thai royal family emoticons
Lucky Thai dolls 'non-human' says aviation authority
Lucky Thai dolls 'non-human' says aviation authority

Thailand's air safety body warned passengers that lucky 'child angel' dolls cannot be considered real people and must be properly stowed.

Lucky Thai dolls 'non-human' says aviation authority
Photo courtesy of EA Hua Hin Open Facebook page
Yaroslava Shevedova wins EA Hua Hin WTA in Thailand

Yaroslava Shvedova, a tennis player from Kazakhstan, won her second-biggest title at the EA Hua Hin WTA 125 Sereis in Thailand.

Yaroslava Shevedova wins EA Hua Hin WTA in Thailand
What's in a name? Thais avoid linking Uighurs to Bangkok blast
What's in a name? Thais avoid linking Uighurs to Bangkok blast

The police investigation into the Bangkok shrine blast increasingly points towards a game-changing attack on Chinese tourists by Uighur militants or sympathisers.

What's in a name? Thais avoid linking Uighurs to Bangkok blast
Photo courtesy of kfb.kz
Kazakhstan takes first place with 7 medals at Asian Amateur Boxing Championship

Kazakhstan's boxing team has earned 7 medals at the Asian Amateur Boxing Championship in Thailand and retained its leading position.

Kazakhstan takes first place with 7 medals at Asian Amateur Boxing Championship
Photo © muaythai.kz
Kazakhstan's Muai Thai team wins 18 medals at 2015 IFMA Royal World Cup

Kazakhstani muay thai team has won 18 medals at the 2015 IFMA Royal World Cup.

Kazakhstan's Muai Thai team wins 18 medals at 2015 IFMA Royal World Cup
Cup in appreciation of Kazakhstan's contribution in development of muay thai. Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Kazakhstani Federation of Muay Thai receives award

Muay Thai Federation of Kazakhstan represented by Karim Massimov, the Prime Minister of the country, has received a unique cup in appreciation for the dedication and engagement in fostering and promoting the sport.

Kazakhstani Federation of Muay Thai receives award
Thai police chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests
Thai police chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests

Thailand's police chief insisted his officers were making "a lot of progress" in the hunt for the Bangkok shrine bomber despite the lack of arrests and mystery over the attackers' motives.

Thai police chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests
Six-year old Malaysian boy Lee Jian Han (R) looks on as he stands near the coffins carrying the remains of his father Lee Tze Sian and sister Lee Jing Xuan who were killed in the Bangkok bomb blast. ©
Bangkok bomb well planned, involved more than 10 people: police

The deadly Bangkok bomb took over one month to plan and was executed by more than 10 people, as more details emerged of the suspected network behind an attack that killed 20 people.

Bangkok bomb well planned, involved more than 10 people: police
Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect
Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect

Thai monks led prayers for the reopening of a Bangkok shrine where a blast killed 20 people, as police hunted a man shown on security footage calmly planting what is believed to be the bomb.

Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect
Hong Kong says avoid Bangkok, others urge caution after bombing
Hong Kong says avoid Bangkok, others urge caution after bombing

Hong Kong warned its residents to avoid travel to Bangkok while other governments in Asia advised citizens to be extra vigilant, after a bomb attack in the Thai capital killed at least 20 people.

Hong Kong says avoid Bangkok, others urge caution after bombing
Typhoon Soudelor makes landfall in Taiwan
Typhoon Soudelor makes landfall in Taiwan

Typhoon Soudelor made landfall in Taiwan ripping up trees and tearing down billboards as it battered the island with fierce winds and torrential rain.

Typhoon Soudelor makes landfall in Taiwan
Amina Kairbeova. Photo courtesy of National Union of Chess Players.
9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand

9-year-old WCM from Kazakhstan Amina Kairbekova has won a gold medal in U9 category of the FIDE World Schools Championship held in Thailand.

9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand
Nursultan Nazarbayev ©Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev appoints Kazakhstan ambassadors to six countries

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has appointed ambassadors of Kazakhstan to six countries.

Nazarbayev appoints Kazakhstan ambassadors to six countries
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan
Thai Buddhist commend Kazakhstani experience in interethnic tolerance

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Thailand Marat Yessenbayev has met with a member of the executive committee of the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand to discuss interethnic and religious tolerance.

Thai Buddhist commend Kazakhstani experience in interethnic tolerance
Elderly Thai man jailed for 'royal insult' graffiti
Elderly Thai man jailed for 'royal insult' graffiti

An elderly Thai man was jailed by a military court for scrawling graffiti in a shopping mall toilet critical of the country's junta leaders and its revered king.

Elderly Thai man jailed for 'royal insult' graffiti
Thai former PM Yingluck to face trial over rice scheme
Thai former PM Yingluck to face trial over rice scheme

Thailand's former premier Yingluck Shinawatra was ordered to stand trial on charges of negligence over a bungled rice subsidy scheme.

Thai former PM Yingluck to face trial over rice scheme
Prayers and tears as Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years on
Prayers and tears as Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years on

Tearful memorials were being held across tsunami-hit nations for the 220,000 people who perished when giant waves decimated coastal areas of the Indian Ocean a decade ago.

Prayers and tears as Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years on
Photo courtesy of airastana.com.
Air Astana launches Astana-Bangkok flight

Kazakhstan’s national flag carrier Air Astana has launched a direct flight between Kazakhstan’s capital city Astana and Thailand’s capital Bangkok.

Air Astana launches Astana-Bangkok flight