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#Thailand

# thailand - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Thailand legalises cultivation and possession of marijuana
# Now Legal
# Now Legal

Thailand legalises cultivation and possession of marijuana

Jun 9th 2022, 8:58 AM 17,401 Views 19 Comments

The status of the drug is still in considerable legal limbo because legislators have yet to pass legislation to regulate its trade.

# thailand - Monday 7 March, 2022

Thai police post-mortem shows Shane Warne died of natural causes
# Thailand
# Thailand

Thai police post-mortem shows Shane Warne died of natural causes

Mar 7th 2022, 1:32 PM 27,199 Views 0 Comments

Preliminary evaluations from Thai authorities suggested the cricketer died from a heart attack.

# thailand - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Monkey, gecko and succulent bamboo among 224 new species found in Greater Mekong
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

Monkey, gecko and succulent bamboo among 224 new species found in Greater Mekong

Jan 26th 2022, 8:48 AM 17,848 Views 8 Comments

WWF said the newly identified species showed the region is a nature ‘hotspot’ but action is needed to protect wildlife.

# thailand - Sunday 23 January, 2022

British man stabbed to death with sickle in Thailand
# Thailand
# Thailand

British man stabbed to death with sickle in Thailand

Jan 23rd 2022, 12:35 PM 33,190 Views 0 Comments

The alleged attacker was a 22-year-old man and faces a murder charge.

# thailand - Friday 3 September, 2021

British pensioner found safe after three days lost in Thai jungle
# Lost
# Lost

British pensioner found safe after three days lost in Thai jungle

Sep 3rd 2021, 10:10 PM 53,682 Views 14 Comments

The 72-year-old lost his way while going to visit friends on a motorbike.

# thailand - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases after nightlife outbreak
# Bangkok
# Bangkok

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases after nightlife outbreak

Apr 11th 2021, 3:44 PM 50,847 Views 14 Comments

Officials warned that restrictions may need to be tightened to slow the spread of a fresh wave of infections.

# thailand - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Thailand’s prime minister survives no-confidence vote amid allegations of mismanagement of economy and vaccines
# Thailand Protests
# Thailand Protests

Thailand’s prime minister survives no-confidence vote amid allegations of mismanagement of economy and vaccines

Feb 20th 2021, 8:40 AM 7,700 Views 7 Comments

It marked the second no-confidence test Prayuth’s government has faced since taking office in July 2019.

# thailand - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Thai pro-democracy protesters return to streets calling for royal reforms
# Bangkok
# Bangkok

Thai pro-democracy protesters return to streets calling for royal reforms

Feb 13th 2021, 7:14 PM 8,870 Views 3 Comments

Protesters scaled a massive monument in the capital as they called for the abolishment of royal defamation laws.

# thailand - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Thai police use water cannon to stop pro-democracy march to palace
# Bangkok
# Bangkok

Thai police use water cannon to stop pro-democracy march to palace

Nov 8th 2020, 4:45 PM 16,351 Views 8 Comments

Student-led rallies are calling for the removal of Thailand’s head of government.

# thailand - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Thai protesters rally in their thousands ahead of parliamentary debate
# Bangkok
# Bangkok

Thai protesters rally in their thousands ahead of parliamentary debate

Oct 25th 2020, 1:46 PM 18,940 Views 0 Comments

The demonstration took place in Bangkok’s shopping district.

# thailand - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Bangkok shuts down transport systems as protests continue
# Thailand
# Thailand

Bangkok shuts down transport systems as protests continue

Updated Oct 18th 2020, 1:31 PM 42,283 Views 6 Comments

Pro-democracy activists have been using social media to assemble major rallies in Thailand’s capital.

# thailand - Friday 16 October, 2020

Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency
# Unrest
# Unrest

Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency

Oct 16th 2020, 3:49 PM 12,359 Views 5 Comments

The emergency was declared in the capital following months of protests.

# thailand - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Emergency decree bans gatherings of four or more as pro-democracy protests escalate in Thailand
# Tensions
# Tensions

Emergency decree bans gatherings of four or more as pro-democracy protests escalate in Thailand

Oct 15th 2020, 7:17 AM 11,120 Views 6 Comments

In a rare move, protests in Thailand have also targeted the monarchy in recent days.

# thailand - Friday 9 October, 2020

American to avoid jail over negative TripAdvisor review of Thai hotel
# Wesley Barnes
# Wesley Barnes

American to avoid jail over negative TripAdvisor review of Thai hotel

Oct 9th 2020, 7:50 AM 38,268 Views 25 Comments

Wesley Barnes wrote of encountering “unfriendly staff” who “act like they don’t want anyone here”.

# thailand - Saturday 26 September, 2020

American threatened with jail in Thailand over negative Tripadvisor review
# Koh Chang Island
# Koh Chang Island

American threatened with jail in Thailand over negative Tripadvisor review

Sep 26th 2020, 3:31 PM 68,321 Views 28 Comments

The hotel said legal action was taken because the man had penned multiple reviews on different sites over the past few weeks.

# thailand - Saturday 16 May, 2020

The Irish international who emigrated to Thailand
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

The Irish international who emigrated to Thailand

May 16th 2020, 7:30 AM 7,505 Views 1 Comment

Sophie Perry on leaving football in England behind to work and set up an academy abroad.

# thailand - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Trapped shoppers survive Thai mass killing by tracing shooter on CCTV
# Thailand
# Thailand

Trapped shoppers survive Thai mass killing by tracing shooter on CCTV

Feb 9th 2020, 6:10 PM 16,868 Views 1 Comment

One family said a friend working in the CCTV control room gave them updates on his location.

Thai soldier shot dead after killing 26 and wounding 57 in gun rampage
# Nakhon Ratchasima
# Nakhon Ratchasima

Thai soldier shot dead after killing 26 and wounding 57 in gun rampage

Feb 9th 2020, 7:55 AM 17,174 Views 1 Comment

Authorities said Sergeant Major Jakrapanth Thomma was behind the attack in the north east of the country.

# thailand - Saturday 8 February, 2020

At least 20 dead after Thai soldier goes on gun rampage in shopping centre
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

At least 20 dead after Thai soldier goes on gun rampage in shopping centre

Updated Feb 8th 2020, 7:10 PM 46,140 Views 16 Comments

A soldier opened fire in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima, also known as Korat.

# thailand - Friday 17 January, 2020

Thai authorities detect second case of SARS-linked virus in elderly woman
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Thai authorities detect second case of SARS-linked virus in elderly woman

Jan 17th 2020, 7:50 AM 11,393 Views 3 Comments

The 74-year-old woman is being treated in hospital after arriving from the Chinese city of Wuhan.

# thailand - Thursday 5 December, 2019

British cave diver felt 'humiliated' by Elon Musk 'pedo guy' tweet
# Thai Cave Rescue
# Thai Cave Rescue

British cave diver felt 'humiliated' by Elon Musk 'pedo guy' tweet

Dec 5th 2019, 8:04 AM 28,336 Views 32 Comments

Vernon Unsworth is suing the Tesla co-founder for defamation.

# thailand - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Elon Musk wanted to call diver a 'creepy old man', not a paedophile, courts hears
# Vernon Unsworth
# Vernon Unsworth

Elon Musk wanted to call diver a 'creepy old man', not a paedophile, courts hears

Dec 4th 2019, 8:47 AM 16,752 Views 0 Comments

Vernon Unsworth is suing the co-founder of Tesla for defamation after the billionaire said in a since-deleted tweeted that he was a “pedo”.

# thailand - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Deer found dead with 7kg of plastic bags, underwear and towels in stomach in Thailand
# Plastic Waste
# Plastic Waste

Deer found dead with 7kg of plastic bags, underwear and towels in stomach in Thailand

Nov 27th 2019, 10:30 PM 23,926 Views 46 Comments

Plastic bags containing coffee grounds, instant noodle packs and other items were found in the deer’s stomach.

# thailand - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Migrant workers sentenced to death over Thailand murder of British backpackers lose appeal
# Thailand
# Thailand

Migrant workers sentenced to death over Thailand murder of British backpackers lose appeal

Aug 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 29,184 Views 20 Comments

Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Tun were found guilty of the brutal murder in 2014.

# thailand - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Beloved Thai dugong found dead with plastic in her stomach
# Marium
# Marium

Beloved Thai dugong found dead with plastic in her stomach

Aug 17th 2019, 2:13 PM 84,278 Views 20 Comments

Marium’s story went viral after she washed ashore in Thailand earlier this year.

# thailand - Friday 2 August, 2019

Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits
# Secretary Of State
# Secretary Of State

Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:02 AM 13,035 Views 9 Comments

The blasts appeared to be symbolic attacks aimed at embarrassing the Thai government during a major summit.

# thailand - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
# Drug Resistance
# Drug Resistance

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:17 AM 9,818 Views 14 Comments

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

# thailand - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16
# Light Work
From The42
# Light Work

Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16

Jun 16th 2019, 5:01 PM 4,647 Views 0 Comments

The Swedes moved top of Group F with a 5-1 win this afternoon.

'Goals are pretty hard to come by and I think the meaning behind them - you have to celebrate that'
# OVERZEALOUS
From The42
# OVERZEALOUS

'Goals are pretty hard to come by and I think the meaning behind them - you have to celebrate that'

Jun 16th 2019, 10:55 AM 4,820 Views 6 Comments

Jill Ellis’ United States side faced criticism for their celebrations after routing Thailand 13-0 at the Women’s World Cup.

# thailand - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Ruthless USA get World Cup title defence underway with record-breaking 13-0 win
# No Mercy
From The42
# No Mercy

Ruthless USA get World Cup title defence underway with record-breaking 13-0 win

Jun 11th 2019, 10:05 PM 28,459 Views 27 Comments

The defending champions scored 10 second-half goals in their victory over Thailand.

# thailand - Friday 10 May, 2019

Iconic Thailand bay from film The Beach to close until 2021
# Maya Bay
# Maya Bay

Iconic Thailand bay from film The Beach to close until 2021

May 10th 2019, 12:51 PM 47,311 Views 16 Comments

The news comes as a fresh blow to the tourism industry in Thailand.

# thailand - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Man charged over rape and murder of German tourist on holiday in Thailand
# Murder
# Murder

Man charged over rape and murder of German tourist on holiday in Thailand

Apr 9th 2019, 10:41 PM 28,975 Views 0 Comments

The body of a 27-year-old German woman was found on Sunday on the island of Koh Sichang.

# thailand - Monday 7 January, 2019

Saudi woman 'under the care' of UN agency
# Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun
# Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun

Saudi woman 'under the care' of UN agency

Updated Jan 7th 2019, 7:40 PM 47,223 Views 53 Comments

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun ran away from her family while travelling in Kuwait because they subjected her to physical and psychological abuse.

# thailand - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back

Jan 6th 2019, 6:31 PM 23,783 Views 32 Comments

The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny on Saudi Arabia over its

# thailand - Friday 4 January, 2019

10,000 tourists stranded as tropical storm wreaks havoc in Thailand
# Storm Pabuk
# Storm Pabuk

10,000 tourists stranded as tropical storm wreaks havoc in Thailand

Jan 4th 2019, 2:34 PM 19,143 Views 8 Comments

It’s the first tropical storm in decades to strike during the peak holiday season.

# thailand - Monday 24 December, 2018

12 pubs in Bangkok and a beach barbeque in Sydney: How the Irish celebrate Christmas around the world
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

12 pubs in Bangkok and a beach barbeque in Sydney: How the Irish celebrate Christmas around the world

Dec 24th 2018, 12:01 PM 18,946 Views 4 Comments

We spoke to some Irish people who will be spending Christmas day across the miles this year.

# thailand - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Four adults were secretly rescued during 'Wild Boars' cave operation, divers reveal
# Rescue Effort Revealed
# Rescue Effort Revealed

Four adults were secretly rescued during 'Wild Boars' cave operation, divers reveal

Sep 26th 2018, 12:09 PM 106,987 Views 11 Comments

New details emerge of Thai cave rescue.

# thailand - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Three arrested after British millionaire and wife found buried on their own property in Thailand
# Phrae
# Phrae

Three arrested after British millionaire and wife found buried on their own property in Thailand

Sep 25th 2018, 2:45 PM 36,139 Views 8 Comments

Police said that Alan Hogg’s brother-in-law has been arrested in connection with the deaths.

# thailand - Monday 23 July, 2018

Members of rescued Thai soccer team to be ordained in Buddhist ceremony
# Wild Boars
# Wild Boars

Members of rescued Thai soccer team to be ordained in Buddhist ceremony

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:05 AM 14,100 Views 12 Comments

They will spend time in a monastery before returning to normal life – a common practice in the country.

# thailand - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

'I heard someone say hello - it was a miracle': Thai football team speak about being trapped in the cave
# Wild Boars
# Wild Boars

'I heard someone say hello - it was a miracle': Thai football team speak about being trapped in the cave

Jul 18th 2018, 1:05 PM 35,816 Views 28 Comments

The media has been urged to be cautious in what questions they ask the boys during the press conference.

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