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# 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.

# thailand - Monday 11 January, 2016

Tourist bitten on the face after trying to kiss a python

It is understood that the woman has been compensated for her injuries.

# thailand - Friday 8 January, 2016

Company withdraws ‘racist’ ad for skin-whitening product after online backlash

The company said its intention was to convey that self-improvement is crucial.

# thailand - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Anonymous attacks Thai police sites in protest at backpacker murder verdicts

Two Myanmar migrant workers were sentenced to death last month over the murders of two British tourists.

# thailand - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Death sentences for murder of UK tourists on Thai party island spark anger Backpackers This post contains videos

Death sentences for murder of UK tourists on Thai party island spark anger

Thai police have been accused of bungling the investigation.

# thailand - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Two men sentenced to death for murder of British tourists in Thailand

The two men were found guilty of the brutal killing – but questions have been raised about how the police handled the case.

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

Just one more sleep until Christmas. Here’s what you need to know.

# thailand - Thursday 17 December, 2015

International search for British traveller called off after he explains he was relaxing

He told his mother via a Facebook message that he would never be able to see his family again.

# thailand - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

77-year-old man faces seven years in jail for giving flowers to protestors

The former teacher was unaware he was wanted by police until his arrest on Sunday.

Irishman faces up to 50 years in jail after being arrested on drug charges in Thailand

If convicted he faces a maximum sentence of 50 years in jail.

# thailand - Monday 7 September, 2015

Watch: Fireball streaking down from space shocks commuters in Bangkok

The sky was lit up by what’s thought to be a meteor.

# thailand - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

‘Some people just care about money’: Thailand under pressure over bizarre animal shows

The country’s treatment of animals is coming under increasing scrutiny from animal rights groups.

# thailand - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing

It is the first arrest in connection with the 17 August bombing at the Erawan shrine

# thailand - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Elephant kills keeper and runs into the jungle with three tourists

The animal and tourists have since been recovered.

# thailand - Friday 21 August, 2015

Thai TV station apologises for re-enacting deadly bombing

Meanwhile, two potential suspects have been cleared.

# thailand - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Thai PM says police investigating bombing should get tips from TV series Blue Bloods

Authorities said today it is “unlikely” the attack was carried out by international terrorists.

# thailand - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

The hunt for the Bangkok bomber – what we know so far

The man, who “didn’t act alone”, “might be foreign or Thai” according to police.

# thailand - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect

Earlier today there was a second explosion in the capital. No injuries have been reported.

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