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Thai man gets nine years in prison for anti-monarchy Facebook post

Bangkok (dpa) - A Thai man was sentenced to nine years in prison on Wednesday for posting anti-monarchy messages on Facebook, his lawyer said. "The...

Philippines contestant wins Thai transgender beauty pageant

Bangkok (dpa) - Trixie Maristela from the Philippines was crowned Miss International Queen 2015 at the world's largest transgender beauty pageant held late Friday in...

Who let the crocs out? Security concerns hit Thai farms

Dozens of crocodiles escaped from a farm in central Thailand this month, highlighting lax oversight of the world's largest crocodile-farming industry, and frightening some of the locals.

Surviving Rohingyas detained at Malaysian – Thai border!

Hat Yai, May 7 - Suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants, who were rescued by Thai officials from a jungle, were detained today at the city...

Mass grave of Rohingyas with 30 bodies in Southern Thailand

Sadao (Southern Thailand), May 3 - Thai rescue workers carry a recovered body of a suspected ethnic Rohingya refugee after a mass grave had...

Vietnam : Efforts made to prevent new avian flu strain A/H5N6

HANOI, Aug 15 - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued an emergency dispatch asking cities and provinces nationwide to deploy...

Thailand: Death toll from building collapse rises to 14, search ends

PATHUM THANI (Thailand,) Aug 16 - Search and rescue teams have ended their five-day operations at a six-storey building under construction in Bangkok's neighbouring...

Former Thai PM Yingluck meets Thaksin in Paris – Media

BANGKOK, July 25 - Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday reunited with her brother Thaksin, a former premier currently living in self-exile in Paris. Yingluck...

Thailand’s Hat Yai city expects to earn over US$ 1million during...

SONGKHLA, July 24 - Local businesses in Hat Yai, a business hub in Thailand's southern Songkhla province are expected to earn at least 50...

Group set up to oppose Military Junta

BANGKOK, June 25 -- The Organisation of Free Thais for Human Rights and Democracy, a group opposing the military junta, announced its formation yesterday. Its secretary-general is...