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Singapore, Thailand weigh alliance in national digital payment systems

SINGAPORE and Thailand are in discussions about connecting their national digital payment systems to forge an unprecedented regional alliance, as officials step up efforts...

Benjarong: New location, new dishes, for an old favorite

DUSIT THANI MANILA’s popular Thai restaurant, Benjarong, is poised to open at its new location at the ground floor of the Makati Hotel and...

This restaurant is taking insects to the next level

THAILAND’S long been known for its street carts of deep-fried, heavily salted insects, often surrounded by tourists keen to crunch on a grasshopper for...

Fugitive Thai ex-PM Yingluck in Dubai, aiming for UK — junta

BANGKOK -- Fugitive former Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra fled to Dubai and may try to seek asylum in the UK, a junta source told...

Thai ‘Sin City’ finds abstaining from sex hard

PATTAYA, THAILAND — In a daring nautical themed outfit, sex worker May confidently predicts the survival of Thai sleaze town Pattaya despite a junta...

Thai ‘Sin City’ finds abstaining from sex hard

PATTAYA, THAILAND -- In a daring nautical themed outfit, sex worker May confidently predicts the survival of Thai sleaze town Pattaya despite a junta...

Whales in the wild: rare gem amid Thailand mass tourism

GULF OF THAILAND — Piercing the water’s surface with its almond-shaped mouth, a giant Bryde’s whale opens wide for one, two, three seconds, gulping...

Thailand mulls location-tracking tourist SIM cards

BANGKOK — Thailand could issue all foreign tourists with location-tracking SIM cards under plans announced Tuesday by the telecoms regulator, which has denied the...

Thai e-retailer iTrueMart spending $150 million on Southeast Asia plans

THAI online retailer iTrueMart says the Philippnes is only the first stop on the company’s $150-million expansion plan, which will cover much of Southeast...