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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bangkok

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# robbie robinson
Irishman in a coma flown home a month after serious fall in Thailand
Robbie Robinson’s accident has racked up a medical bill of over €90,000, which family and friends are fundraising to cover.
# problems
Darren Clarke wrestling with swing changes
The Northern Irishman says he is “starting to feel a lot better” about his game.
# Underwear fetish
Thai police capture serial underwear thief
It’s the second time the man has been found hoarding thousands of women’s undergarments this year.
Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too
Raising a child between two cultures is never easy – especially when you’re halfway round the world, writes Paul Garrigan.
# Monkey Business
Man caught trying to board plane with monkey in his pants
# Assassinations
Secret agents and magnetic bombs: the how and why of modern assassinations
Do assassinations achieve their political aims and how do agents really carry them out?
# Thailand
Man blows off own legs in Bangkok blast
The man was carrying grenades in his home when they exploded, authorities said. Four civilians were wounded in the blast.
# Bangkok
US issues Bangkok terrorist attack warning
US embassy in Thailand warns US citizens that terrorists may be looking to conduct attacks in Bangkok.
# Thailand
In pictures: More Bangkok residents urged to leave city as flooding worsens
Although floodwaters are receding in other parts of the country, residents in the capital are being warned of further problems.
# Thailand
In photos: Bangkok residents flee rising floodwater
Flooding broke out nationwide in July, killing over 370 people to date and causing billions of dollars in damage.
# Thai floods
Bangkok under siege as floods continue to rise
The city’s governor has issued a dramatic warning for residents to prepare for flooding as water enters more districts.
# Thailand
Thailand: Floodwaters begin to creep into Bangkok suburbs
The water had risen to knee-level in some places but damage has so far been minor and not affected Bangkok’s main business district.
# Thailand
Thailand: Death toll reaches 315 as Bangkok reinforces flood defences
Residents of Bangkok have been warned not to let down their defences, despite government insistence that the waters are easing.
# Thailand
Thailand insists Bangkok is safe as monsoon floods advance
The Department of Foreign Affairs has strongly advised Irish citizens to register their details – as the region’s monsoon season is expected to last until the end of October.
# Thailand
Thai police find 2,000 foetuses in Bangkok temple
The ghastly discovery is believed to be the result of the country’s underground abortion trade.
# Trafficking
Drugged tiger cub found in woman’s luggage
Bangkok airport police make unusual discovery.