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# thailand - Yesterday’s News

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# thailand - Friday 19 May, 2017

Morbidly obese Thai monkey placed on strict diet after years gorging on junk food

“He had minions and other monkeys bringing food for him,” a vet said.

# thailand - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Wanted Red Bull heir escapes police by using private jet to evade hit-and-run arrest

He allegedly knocked down and killed a policeman in Bangkok.

# thailand - Friday 28 April, 2017

Thai police want to arrest Red Bull heir over 2012 hit-and-run

The scion — nicknamed “Boss” — was 27 at the time of the crash.

# thailand - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Distraught Thai mother of baby killed on Facebook describes how she stumbled across video Facebook Live This post contains videos

Distraught Thai mother of baby killed on Facebook describes how she stumbled across video

The 11-month-old girl was killed by her father.

# thailand - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Woman 'isn't angry' at people who shared Facebook video of her husband killing baby

The video was apparently available for viewing online for almost 24 hours until Facebook took it down.

# thailand - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Thai man murders child and kills himself on Facebook Live

Police in Phuket said they were alerted to the video by friends of the man.

# thailand - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'We are suppressing obscene and dirty shows': Thai police say they're cleaning up Pattaya

Pattaya is home to tens of thousands of sex workers.

# thailand - Thursday 30 March, 2017

An Irishman has died at a Bangkok airport

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance in the case.

# thailand - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

The sea turtle who swallowed almost 1,000 coins has died

The turtle’s nickname was… Piggy Bank.

# thailand - Friday 10 March, 2017

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

He is accused of pushing some of the boys into prostitution.

# thailand - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle Cracked Shell This post contains videos

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

People had thrown the coins into her pool for good luck.

# thailand - Friday 17 February, 2017

Elderly monk on the run as Thai police investigate multi-million euro scam

Police found a 1.5 kilometre tunnel, split into two routes, dug under the UFO-like temple that dominates the site.

# thailand - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Czech man wanted for deliberately spreading HIV arrested in Thai resort

Warnings of his presence in Thailand spread rapidly on social media there this week.

# thailand - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Thai pilot killed when jet crashes during children's air show

Nobody else was killed in the crash.

# thailand - Friday 6 January, 2017

Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas

Over 120,000 households have been affected by the flooding

# thailand - Monday 2 January, 2017

25 people killed as van and truck collide in Thailand

Two people survived the crash.

Woman bitten by crocodile after trying to get a selfie with it

“I guess that she wanted to see it for real.”

# thailand - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Facebook Safety Check triggers false Bangkok bomb scare

The alert sparked panic in the Thai capital.

# thailand - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Beats, booze and bodypaint: Full moon parties are still defying troubled Thailand

The monthly parties have become a Mecca for western backpackers.

# thailand - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Man beaten by mob for insulting Thai monarchy

Videos showing mob justice in Thailand come after the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last week.

# thailand - Monday 17 October, 2016

Woman forced to kneel before portrait of Thai king after 'posting disrespectful comments online'

Authorities are also urging calm as social media is full of criticism of people who aren’t wearing black and white clothing to mourn.

# thailand - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Beloved Thai king, the world's longest-serving monarch, dies aged 88

It is a major test for the country’s generals, who seized power in 2014 vowing to restore stability after a decade of political chaos.

# thailand - Thursday 6 October, 2016

US authorities charge 17 people with sex trafficking of hundreds of women

“The 17 people charged in this indictment ran a highly-sophisticated sextrafficking scheme,” a US attorney said.

# thailand - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Two Americans arrested after dismembered body found in Bangkok freezer

They were caught in possession of multiple passports, a cache of drugs and three guns.

# thailand - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

1 dead and dozens injured as car bomb explodes in Thai nightlife district

The latest blast struck late last night outside a hotel in Pattani, a southern province battered by a long-running rebellion.

# thailand - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Powered by poo: The unusual way one Thai village heats its kitchen stoves

In the small Thai village of Pa Deng nearly 100 families use cow dung as a source of energy.

Thai police hunt 'mastermind' network after bombings hit seaside resorts

The kingdom is on edge after 11 small bombs exploded across five southern provinces, killing four locals and wounding more than 30 people – including foreign tourists.

# thailand - Friday 12 August, 2016

Four killed as bomb blasts target Thai tourist towns

There are no indications that any Irish travellers were caught up in the attacks.

# thailand - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Woman killed and 19 injured after two bombs explode in Thailand

The explosions took place 30 minutes apart near bars in the nightlife district of a popular beach town.

# thailand - Friday 29 July, 2016

My Best Road Trip: A wet and wild adventure to Angkor Wat

This week’s best road trip sees Liam and Victoria Casey tackle Cambodia in a tuk-tuk during monsoon season.

# thailand - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Dublin couple, who moved to Thailand to reclaim their son's child, to lose family home to repossession

Christopher and Elizabeth O’Brien’s daughter was supposed to pay their mortgage but had failed to do so, a court has heard.

# thailand - Friday 1 July, 2016

First-ever giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident

The rare species has just recently been described in a science journal.

# thailand - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

40 dead tiger cubs found in a freezer at Thai temple

The temple has long proved a hit among mainly foreign visitors who flock there to be photographed.

# thailand - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Thai mototaxi driver nicked for nicking 4,000 knickers

Police say the man’s wife has left him to become a nun.

# thailand - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Newborn baby survives being stabbed and buried alive

Police have yet to uncover a motive behind the grisly crime.

# thailand - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Missing British backpacker found after telling mother ‘people were trying to hurt her’

Grace Taylor’s mother said sightings of the 21 year old reported she was “not in a good mental state”.

# thailand - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Irish person arrested in Thai resort town for ‘playing bridge’

An Irish national was one of 32 people arrested for gambling.

# thailand - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

British tourist trampled to death by elephant in Thailand

It’s the latest in a string of incidents that has led to questions over animal tourism in Thailand.

# thailand - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Tourist undergoes emergency surgery after strangers in Thailand queue to give blood

Lucy Hill (21) received the blood type required for a transfusion after an online campaign for donors went viral.

Woman killed and baby injured after being trampled by wild elephant

It is the second deadly attack in the area in recent months.

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