Mariam washed up in shallow waters off southwestern Thailand months ago and photos of her nuzzling playfully next to rescuers quickly went viral.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha ordered an immediate investigation after several small bombs believed to be "ping-pong bombs" went off across Bangkok, which is currently hosting the regional summit.
Pressing regional concerns, including the Korean peninsula and China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, on the agenda.
As the head of a globally-regarded NGO that claimed to provide shelter and education for girls rescued from brothels in Northern Thailand, Mickey Choothesa’s story took an unexpected turn during a documentary filming.
Two soldiers and two armed civilian volunteers were killed in the bombing and shooting attack at a checkpoint in Pattani province late on Tuesday.
Vietnam and the European Union signed a free trade deal reducing tariffs on goods of 99 percent traded between the southeastern state and the Union. The deal will boost Vietnams economy by around 5 percent until 2024-2028.
US-China trade war, Rohingya crisis and environmental issues top the agenda of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Thailand's capital Bangkok.
Malaysia FM Saifuddin Bin Abdullah says perpetrators of violence against Myanmar's minority must "be brought to justice," in talks with members of Association of Southeast Asian Nations gathered in Thailand conference.
The leaders of Turkey, Russia, Qatar, China, and Iran arrived for Asian cooperation summit in Tajikistan, where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the world to respect UN resolutions and the historical and legal status of Jerusalem.
Thailand's junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha is the first civilian prime minister of the country since 2014.
EU lobbies are protecting unsustainable industries at the expense of free trade and poverty alleviation.
Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organisations opposed to the move approved most of a government-sponsored bill.
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