The daring rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from the Tham Luang Cave in northern Thailand last year made them world-famous overnight. But over the past 12 months, they've had to balance their recovery with immense public attention. Barely out of the cave, the Wild Boars were thrust into the spotlight in the following weeks, attending one publicity event after another.
It has been one year since a daring rescue operation brought 12 boys and their football coach out of the Tham Luang Cave in northern Thailand. CNA's Saksith Saiyasombut revisited the area in Chiang Rai province to see how the boys and their coach were faring.
Thai PM Prayut Chan-ocha has opened the 34th ASEAN Summit.
Topping the agenda at the ASEAN 2019 Summit, is the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or R-CEP. The trade pact includes all 10 economies of ASEAN as well as Japan, South Korea, India, Australia and New Zealand. The push to reach an agreement comes in the backdrop of US-China trade tensions.
My latest CNA report from the ASEAN 2019 Summit in Bangkok: It's the first day and economy and foreign policy is on the agenda here as I give a general overview of this weekend's events.
Bangkok prepares itself for the 34th ASEAN Summit taking place this weekend on Wireless Road. While security is high, authorities have been ordered to keep the impact on the public at a minumum.
After a long day at parliamet, a joint assebmly of both houses has confirmed incumbent PM, former army chief and coup loeader General Prayut Chan-ocha as the new Prime Minsiter of Thailand. Here's how it came to be and what's next for the old new government.
Thai parliament is supposed to vote on a new PM today but since the early morning lawmakers have been debating endlessly, dragging the session out into the night.
Ahead of the joint parliament vote for a new PM, former Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva is resigning from his MP post following his party's decision to join the pro-military faction to form a new government with current military ruler Prayut Chan-ocha as the next PM.