Thailand’s newly appointed prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reviews honour guards during a visit at the 2nd Infantry Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, Queen’s Guard in Chonburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok today. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters.

The army general who led the overthrow of Thailand’s elected government in May was named prime minister today by the legislature, sealing the military(...)

 Ulpotha,  in Sri Lanka, which offers yoga and Ayurvedic retreats

I want to go away for about three weeks from December 27th, travelling on my own. I’m a yoga enthusiast and would like to go somewhere warm and tropic(...)

High-speed trains in China: the country plans to build a 3,000 kilometre high-speed line stretching from Kunming in Yunnan province all the way to Singapore, passing through Laos, Thailand and Malaysia. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

China’s importance to the region was given another boost with the news that Thailand’s military junta has approved a 741.4 billion baht (€17.2 billion(...)

A clip from the 60 Minutes programme on Australia’s Nine Network in which David and Wendy Farnell said they wanted both babies but the surrogate mother threatened to involve the police and they feared she would keep both children.

The Australian biological parents of twins caught up in a surrogacy scandal in Thailand wanted both babies but the surrogate mother threatened to inv(...)

Gammy, a baby born with Down’s Syndrome, is fed by his surrogate mother Pattaramon Janbua at a hospital in Chonburi province August 3rd, 2014. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters 1:42

The Australian couple who allegedly abandoned a baby boy with Down syndrome in Thailand have gone missing in Western Australia, along with the boy’s t(...)

A Thai surrogate mother, Pattharamon Janbua  (21) kisses her seven-month-old  baby Gammy  at a hospital in Chonburi province, Thailand. Photograph: EPA 1:42

A Thai surrogate mother caring for a baby boy with Down’s syndrome who was abandoned by his Australian biological parents has said she would be happy (...)

Thailand’s military government has banned a computer game that allows players to declare martial law and run a dictatorship - or alternatively suffer (...)

Qatari-based International Centre for Sport Security estimates $5 billion was gambled on the Germany-Argentina World Cup final alone. Only $1.25 million of it they reckon was legal.

Football officials in Thailand are trying to solve that country’s match-fixing problems by getting referees to swear an oath before an Emerald Buddha.(...)

Gammy, a baby born with Down syndrome, is kissed by his surrogate mother Pattaramon Janbua at a hospital in Chonburi province. Photograph: Damir Sagolj /Reuters

An Australian couple that had twins by a surrogate mother in Thailand has abandoned one of the babies because he has Down syndrome and a congenital he(...)

The Thai government has introduced insurance for visitors whose policies have a null-and-void provision due to the coup in May

INSURANCE FOR THAILAND The Thai government has introduced online travel insurance for visitors whose policies have a null-and-void provision d(...)