Families claim their dead as Thais mourn 29 killed in mass shooting
Grieving relatives of 29 people murdered by a rogue soldier in Thailand held Buddhist prayer ceremonies Monday, as questions multiply over how and why the unprecedented shooting spree happened. Holding portraits of their relatives and dabbing away tears, families of the victims arrived at a city morgue in Nakhon Ratchasima, better known as Korat, to carry home coffins bearing their dead.
China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus
From the United States to Thailand, countries have set up safety to measures to contain the SARS-like virus. Chinese authorities have said they cannot rule out human-to-human transmission as the outbreak widens.
Thailand's palace website crashes after releasing photos of King's consort
Thailand's palace website crashed on Monday after it released unprecedented pictures of the king's consort in a fighter jet, wearing a crop top and dressed in combat fatigues with him and the royal poodle.
Thai activists accused of defaming king 'disappear'
Rights groups have called on Thailand to explain the disappearance of three activists accused of insulting the monarchy. Separately, a man jailed under the country's lese-majeste laws has been freed in a royal pardon.
Thailand vote result delayed until Friday
Still no clear result from Thailand’s general election over the weekend. Both major parties are claiming the right to form a government and now election authorities are facing calls to resign for repeatedly delaying the results and failing to account for mounting voting irregularities.
Thousands evacuated as Storm Pabuk strikes Thailand beaches
The storm has made landfall on Thailand's south coast, unleashing gusting winds and surging waves and causing one death. Officials, fearing it could be the worst storm in decades, evacuated thousands ahead of time.
Thailand’s impaling ritual
In Phuket, the southern province of Thailand, residents practice an unusual ritual called Tesagan Gin Je or the Vegetarian Festival.