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# thailand - Sunday 8 November, 2020

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

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

The demonstration took place in Bangkok’s shopping district.

# thailand - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Bangkok shuts down transport systems as protests continue

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

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

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 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

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

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The Irish international who emigrated to Thailand

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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 This post contains videos

Beloved Thai dugong found dead with plastic in her stomach

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

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

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

# thailand - Sunday 16 June, 2019

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Sweden cruise past Thailand to make World Cup last 16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# thailand - Monday 16 July, 2018

Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk

Musk launched the extraordinary tirade against Vernon Unsworth without providing any justification.

# thailand - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Thai cave rescue: A timeline of the mission that gripped the world

The astonishing rescue mission saw all 12 boys and their coach rescued from the flooded Thai cave.

# thailand - Friday 13 July, 2018

Clare diver who flew out to Thai rescue mission says boys 'are true heroes' as he lands home

Jim Warny said he didn’t expect such a good outcome.

'I'm very happy the boys are safe': Irish based diver who helped Thai cave rescue speaks about ordeal

Jim Warny’s nine-year old son said he never had any doubt that his Dad would come home safe.

# thailand - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Thai cave rescue 'nearly ended in disaster' after water pumps failed

The water was up to head level at one point in the cave.

# thailand - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

First photos emerge of Thai cave rescue boys in hospital

The images were released at a press conference today.

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Thai Navy Seals have posted a video of the football team rescue

The last four boys and their 25-year-old coach were rescued from the cave complex yesterday.

Rescued Thai boys will be monitored for psychological distress for six months

The boys will be monitored for psychological distress.

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