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Ailing Thai king advised not to appear for 87th birthday
Ailing Thai king advised not to appear for 87th birthday

Thailand's ailing but much adored King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been advised by doctors to cancel an annual appearance to mark his 87th birthday.

Ailing Thai king advised not to appear for 87th birthday
Party funeral for British tourist murdered in Thailand
Party funeral for British tourist murdered in Thailand

Family and friends staged a party funeral to bid farewell to Hannah Witheridge, one of two British tourists murdered on a Thai holiday island.

Party funeral for British tourist murdered in Thailand
UN voices 'serious concern' on human rights in Thailand
UN voices 'serious concern' on human rights in Thailand

The United Nations said it was "seriously concerned" about growing restrictions on human rights activists in Thailand.

UN voices 'serious concern' on human rights in Thailand
Thai PM stacks cabinet with soldiers
Thai PM stacks cabinet with soldiers

Thailand's coup leader and newly appointed premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha received royal endorsement for a cabinet stacked with soldiers.

Thai PM stacks cabinet with soldiers
Thai court drops murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit
Thai court drops murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit

A Thai court dismissed murder charges against former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody 2010 protest crackdown.

Thai court drops murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit
Thailand vows 'leniency' in surrogacy cases
Thailand vows 'leniency' in surrogacy cases

Thailand's junta has pledged leniency in the cases of babies born to surrogate mothers.

Thailand vows 'leniency' in surrogacy cases
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Myanmar makes $2.3mn heroin bust in 'Golden Triangle'

Myanmar authorities have seized 140 kilograms (310 lbs) of heroin packed into blocks and hidden in a car in the notorious "Golden Triangle" area near the Thai border, police said.

Myanmar makes $2.3mn heroin bust in 'Golden Triangle'
©Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji
World Cup boosts TV sales in football-mad Southeast Asia

Sales of flat panel televisions across Southeast Asia rose sharply in May as demand soared in the football-crazy region ahead of the World Cup, a report said.

World Cup boosts TV sales in football-mad Southeast Asia
©Reuters/Surapan Boonthanom
Man shot dead in Thailand mosque attack: police

Gunmen opened fire at a mosque in insurgency-hit southern Thailand, killing one man and injuring another a day after Muslims began observing the holy month of Ramadan, police said.

Man shot dead in Thailand mosque attack: police
Photo courtesy of scmp.com
Pirates free Indonesia-bound Thai tanker after cargo theft

Pirates have released an Indonesian-bound Thai tanker after stealing its oil cargo, in the latest attack in Southeast Asian waters, the International Maritime Bureau said.

Pirates free Indonesia-bound Thai tanker after cargo theft
Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son
Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son

The former "First Lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime has been hospitalised in neighbouring Thailand and is relying on a feeding tube and oxygen to survive, her son said.

Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son
Thai army invokes martial law to quell unrest
Thai army invokes martial law to quell unrest

Thailand's army declared martial law Tuesday after months of deadly anti-government protests, deploying armed troops in central Bangkok and censoring the media but insisting the move was "not a coup".

Thai army invokes martial law to quell unrest
Photo courtesy of ntv.ru
Lao plane carrying defence chief crashes: Thai official

A Lao military plane carrying top officials including the defence minister crashed on Saturday in the north of the communist country, a Thai official said, without giving details of any casualties.

Lao plane carrying defence chief crashes: Thai official
Attack on Thai protest camp leaves 2 dead, 24 wounded
Attack on Thai protest camp leaves 2 dead, 24 wounded

Grenade blasts and gunfire rocked an anti-government protest site in Thailand's capital Thursday, leaving two dead and 24 wounded as fears of wider political violence mounted in the crisis-hit kingdom.

Attack on Thai protest camp leaves 2 dead, 24 wounded
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What makes your life meaningful?

Thai advertisement touched hearts once again.

What makes your life meaningful?
A woman gestures next to a patient evacuated from the hospital following an earthquake in Chiang Rain in northern Thailand. ©Reuters/Stringer
One dead, 23 injured in Thai quake: official

An elderly woman died and 23 other people were injured after a strong earthquake shook northern Thailand, an official said Tuesday, as aftershocks continued to rattle the mountainous region popular with tourists.

One dead, 23 injured in Thai quake: official
©Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha
14 dead in northwest Thailand road accident

At least 14 people were killed Wednesday when a truck carrying local villagers crashed in a mountainous region of northwest Thailand, police and hospital officials said.

14 dead in northwest Thailand road accident
Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident
Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident

Nine Cambodians were killed Friday when a mini-bus carrying migrant workers returning home for the Buddhist New Year crashed and burst into flames in eastern Thailand, police said.

Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident
Thai 'Red Shirts' rally to support embattled PM
Thai 'Red Shirts' rally to support embattled PM

Thousands of Thai pro-government "Red Shirts" massed Saturday in a show of support for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, warning that they would resist attempts to oust her through the courts.

Thai 'Red Shirts' rally to support embattled PM
Jeff Monson. Photo a courtesy of prosportkz.kz
Jeff Monson KOed by Kazakh MMA fighter in Almaty

Kazakh mixed martial arts fighter Shakhmaral Dzhetpisov has KOed Jeff Monson.

Jeff Monson KOed by Kazakh MMA fighter in Almaty