$40,000 ‘throne’ built for Thai royal Cambodia visit

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand. Source: Wikimedia A toilet estimated to have cost as much as US$40,000 has been built for the personal use of...

Thai junta looks to Russia to fill arms needs

Thailand's military is increasingly looking beyond the US. Source: Wikimedia Bangkok is pursuing closer ties and possible arms deals with Moscow as ties with Washington...

Thai monks clash with army over leadership row

Dhammakaya Temple, Pathum Thani Province, north of Bangkok. Source: Pixabay A group of Buddhist monks have clashed with troops in Thailand during a protest condemning...

Thailand scrambles to reform seafood industry

Thailand is facing massive economic losses if it cannot export to the EU. Source: Wikimedia Bangkok has registered more than 70,000 undocumented foreign workers in...

Thailand scrambles to reform seafood industry

Thailand is facing massive economic losses if it cannot export to the EU. Source: Wikimedia Bangkok has registered more than 70,000 undocumented foreign workers in...

Casino Group to sell Thai Big C stake

The visitor to Thailand need not wait long to find a Big C. Source: Flickr The French Casino Group has agreed to sell its majority...

Elderly card players busted in bizarre Pattaya raid

A bridge club is an unlikely focus for the Pattaya authorities. Source: Wikimedia Around 32 foreign bridge players have been detained on Thailand’s gulf coast...

EU and Nestlé mount pressure on Thai fishing slavery

The appalling practises of the Thai fishing industry are increasingly under the spotlight. Source: Flickr Thai police claim more than 100 people have been arrested...

Singapore: Asia’s second most visited city

Singapore, despite its limited size, attracts a lot of visitors. Source: Wikimedia Singapore is Asia-Pacific's second-most popular destination, with 11.81 million international visitors last year,...

Life-like doll craze grips Thailand

Thai Buddhism is often entwined with superstitious beliefs. Source: Pixabay Thailand, despite nodding in the direction of modernisation, remains highly superstitious with its Buddhist beliefs...

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