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British tourist describes moment Thai bomb went off

Friday, August 12th 2016, 21:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hua Hin

British tourist Laura Feltham describes the moment she heard a bomb go off in the Thai resort of Hua Hin.
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Thailand tourism: Arrests made over bomb attacks in Hua Hin resort

Friday, August 12th 2016, 16:12
related places: Hua Hin

Police in the Thai resort of Hua Hin make two arrests after bomb attacks there and across the country leave four people dead and dozens injured.
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Thailand bomb blasts target Phuket and Hua Hin tourist spots

Friday, August 12th 2016, 13:27

Bomb blasts across Thailand target popular tourist towns, leaving four people dead and dozens injured.
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Thailand bombs: Hua Hin resort hit by twin blasts

Thursday, August 11th 2016, 20:37
related places: Hua Hin

Two bombs explode in the Thai resort of Hua Hin, killing one woman and injuring 19 people including foreign tourists.
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Undemocratic vote?

Monday, August 8th 2016, 23:15

More than 61% of Thai voters approved a new constitution that critics say will entrench military power - Jonathan Head looks at why.
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Thai referendum: Military-written constitution approved

Sunday, August 7th 2016, 18:10

A clear majority of Thai referendum voters back a draft constitution written by an army-appointed committee, with unofficial tallies saying more than 60% voted in favour.
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Thailand lese majeste: Woman charged over single word used on Facebook

Monday, August 1st 2016, 15:03

A woman is charged under Thailand's lese majeste laws over a single word used in response to a Facebook posting critical of the royal family.
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Thai activists charged over 'military torture' report

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 16:02

Three Thai activists are charged with criminal defamation after authoring a report on alleged military abuses committed in the restive south.
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'Believe in yourself'

Monday, July 11th 2016, 23:06

Thai entrepreneur Wandee Khunchornyakong is just one of the country's many thriving female businesswomen.
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Mosha the Thai elephant maimed by mine gets prosthetic leg

Friday, July 1st 2016, 5:48

An Asian elephant who lost her leg in a landmine accident along the border between Myanmar and Thailand has received a new prosthetic leg.
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Thailand: Devotees block arrest of Dhammakaya temple abbot

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 11:44

Police in Thailand raid the huge and influential Dhammakaya temple, but devotees block the arrest of its abbot, who is wanted on corruption charges.
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Thailand marks 70 years of king's reign

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 4:30

Celebrations are held to mark 70 years since Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reining living monarch, came to the throne.
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Thailand's King Bhumibol marks 70 years on the throne

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 4:30

Celebrations are held to mark 70 years since Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reining living monarch, came to the throne.
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Global origins of local food favourites

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 7:53
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Italy's tomatoes and Thailand's potent chillies, although closely associated with these nations, have their historical roots elsewhere, a study reveals.
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Thai king undergoes heart surgery

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 15:13

Thailand's 88-year-old king, the world's longest-reigning monarch, has undergone heart surgery, the Thai Royal Household Bureau says.
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VIDEO: Last animals removed from 'Tiger Temple'

Saturday, June 4th 2016, 14:24

A week-long operation to remove nearly 140 tigers from a temple in Thailand has finished.
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Thai Tiger Temple operation 'completed'

Saturday, June 4th 2016, 11:07

A week-long operation to remove nearly 140 tigers from a temple in Thailand is finished, officials say, with animal abuse charges being filed.
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Monk held over tiger skin 'smuggling'

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 12:29

A monk is detained for attempting to smuggle tiger skins and fangs from a Buddhist temple accused of animal trafficking, Thai authorities say.
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Forty dead tiger cubs at Thai temple

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 12:23

Forty dead tiger cubs are found in a freezer at a famous Thai Buddhist temple that is being closed amid accusations of trafficking and abuse.
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The return of Yingluck Shinawatra

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 22:44

Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra returns to public life
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VIDEO: Tigers rescued from Thailand temple

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 8:51

Wildlife authorities in Thailand have begun removing tigers from a Buddhist temple after accusations of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse.
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Officials seize tigers from Thai temple

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 3:20

Wildlife authorities in Thailand are removing tigers from a controversial Buddhist temple after accusations of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse.
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Thai toilet snake gives man nasty shock

Friday, May 27th 2016, 1:49

A Thai man is recovering in hospital after a python emerged from a toilet and sank its fangs into his penis.
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Schoolgirls die in Thai dormitory fire

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 4:19

At least 17 schoolgirls, aged between five and 13, are killed by a fire at their dormitory in northern Thailand.
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Anger over Thai broadcast of suicide threat

Friday, May 20th 2016, 10:27

Were Thai media right to broadcast a suicide?
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The Thai cleaning lady facing prison for 'I see'

Friday, May 20th 2016, 9:36

Facebook comment that got a Thai woman charged
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VIDEO: Thai woman faces jail for 'one word'

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 22:09

Why does a mother of four face years in jail for what her lawyer says was just one word on Facebook?
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Leicester get heroes' welcome in Bangkok

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 8:22
related places: Bangkok

Premier League champions Leicester City arrive in Bangkok for a celebratory visit arranged by the club's billionaire Thai owner.
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Thailand to close island to tourists

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 12:59

Thai authorities are set to close the island of Koh Tachai, saying heavy tourism is negatively affecting natural resources and the environment, local media said.
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Thai smartwatch exam cheats force resit

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 4:12

Some 3,000 students in Thailand must retake university entrance exams after a cheating scam involving cameras and smartwatches is uncovered.
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VIDEO: Did this Thai monk help Leicester win?

Monday, May 2nd 2016, 22:14

A Thai Buddhist monk has confirmed that the owner of Leicester City approached him to perform a blessing ritual for the team, ahead of its Premier League victory.
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VIDEO: Thailand faced with worst drought

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 22:45

People in Thailand are struggling to make ends meet as the country faces its worst drought in decades
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Gay couple win Thai custody battle

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 11:32

A same-sex foreign couple win custody over a baby born to a Thai surrogate mother who tried to keep the child after discovering they were gay.
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VIDEO: How Thailand enforces 'attitude adjustment'

Monday, April 18th 2016, 22:26

The UN is expected to condemn the suppression of debate in Thailand, as many are held by the military for protests.
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VIDEO: Coffin maker's campaign for safer roads

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 0:05

Every year hundreds of people die on the roads during Thailand's Songkran festival.
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Morgue work for Thai drunk drivers

Tuesday, April 12th 2016, 11:11

Thai courts can now order convicted drunk drivers to perform community service in the country's morgues as part of a government bid to improve road safety.
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Thai police probe royals Line stickers

Friday, April 8th 2016, 6:44

Thai police are investigating the release of a set of icons on messaging app Line, now withdrawn, which depicted the royal family.
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VIDEO: Bus and train collide on Thai rail crossing

Monday, April 4th 2016, 11:25
related places: Bangkok

A train has collided with a double-decker bus carrying Thai tourists at an unguarded railway crossing west of Bangkok.
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Thai police seize 'Thaksin' bowls

Sunday, April 3rd 2016, 17:40

Thai police seize thousands of small bowls carrying a message signed by ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, and charge one of his supporters with sedition.
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VIDEO: Leicester City winning fans in Thailand

Sunday, March 27th 2016, 23:06

Leicester City's success this season has led to some fans in Thailand switching allegiance to follow the "Siamese Foxes", rather than the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool.
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Thai bank chemical accident kills eight

Monday, March 14th 2016, 6:03
related places: Bangkok

Eight contractors die in a chemical accident involving a fire safety system in the basement of the Siam Commercial bank in Bangkok, say officials.
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