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#Thailand

# thailand - Friday 17 January, 2014

Dozens wounded in explosion at Bangkok protest march

The anti-government movement said the explosion happened shortly before rally leader Suthep Thaugsuban was due to pass by.

# thailand - Monday 13 January, 2014

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok

The demonstrators want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign to make way for an unelected “people’s council” that would oversee reforms.

# thailand - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Thai anti-government protesters sweep streets ahead of king's birthday

Both protesters and security forces are observing a temporary truce to mark the birthday of the country’s revered king.

# thailand - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here’s all you need to know as you start this Tuesday morning.

# thailand - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Four killed, dozens injured as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok

Today, police have fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters attempting to storm government buildings and overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

# thailand - Friday 29 November, 2013

Thai protesters storm army HQ and ruling party offices

Key government buildings have been targeted in the largest demonstrations since 2010′s mass rallies.

# thailand - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Baby elephants play with footballs at Thai conservation centre Pass It

Baby elephants play with footballs at Thai conservation centre

Their footwork is quite impressive.

# thailand - Monday 14 October, 2013

Rihanna went to a sex show in Thailand, sex show owner is arrested

“Only in #Thailand,” the popstar tweeted last month while watching a woman perform.

# thailand - Monday 23 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Rihanna’s Instagram photos used as evidence in Thailand Phuck Yo Photos

Rihanna’s Instagram photos used as evidence in Thailand

The singer posed with an endangered animal.

# thailand - Friday 16 August, 2013

Thai students given blinkers to stop cheating

The university gave the students headgear consisting of two A4 sheets of paper attached to a headband.

# thailand - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Bus and truck collide on busy Thai highway, killing 19

A cement truck travelling on the wrong side of the road hit a double-decker bus in central Thailand.

# thailand - Monday 22 July, 2013

Irishman passes away weeks after serious fall in Thailand RIP

Irishman passes away weeks after serious fall in Thailand

The 32-year-old had been in a coma for almost five weeks and was flown back to Ireland last Thursday.

# thailand - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Irishman in a coma flown home a month after serious fall in Thailand

Robbie Robinson’s accident has racked up a medical bill of over €90,000, which family and friends are fundraising to cover.

# thailand - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Thai university apologizes for putting Hitler and Superman on banner Kryptonite

Thai university apologizes for putting Hitler and Superman on banner

The banner was congratulating graduating students.

# thailand - Thursday 11 July, 2013

From The42 David Moyes gets first taste of the United mayhem as squad mobbed in Bangkok Go East

David Moyes gets first taste of the United mayhem as squad mobbed in Bangkok

It wasn’t like this at Everton.

# thailand - Thursday 13 June, 2013

A daily tablet can protect those who inject drugs from HIV HIV

A daily tablet can protect those who inject drugs from HIV

Globally, one in 10 new HIV infections are thought to be caused by injecting drug use.

# thailand - Friday 3 May, 2013

Thailand's premier sues cartoonist over 'prostitute' Facebook post

Yingluck Shinawatra is suing a cartoonist who posted a photo to Facebook along with a caption condemning her.

# thailand - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added dopes and stolen jokes

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# thailand - Friday 15 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 58-hour smooch sets record for world's longest kiss Kissathon This post contains videos

58-hour smooch sets record for world's longest kiss

The contestants had to go to the bathroom together on a specially-made loo.

# thailand - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Hula hooping to a new world record In Pictures This post contains images

Hula hooping to a new world record

About 4,500 people in Thailand broke the Guinness World Record for most people dancing with hula hoops earlier today. Here are the pics.

# thailand - Monday 24 December, 2012

Column: What I’ll miss most about an Irish Christmas

The 12 pubs, the annual soap catch-up and the post-dinner snooze – Simon Growney will be thinking longingly of them in Thailand.

# thailand - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From The42 Darren Clarke wrestling with swing changes Problems

Darren Clarke wrestling with swing changes

The Northern Irishman says he is “starting to feel a lot better” about his game.

# thailand - Saturday 8 December, 2012

From The42 Charl Schwartzel closes in on first title in 20 months Thailand

Charl Schwartzel closes in on first title in 20 months

The South African leads the Thailand Golf Championship by five strokes.

# thailand - Friday 7 December, 2012

Coffee picked from elephant dung costs €40 a cup Sounds Crap This post contains a poll

Coffee picked from elephant dung costs €40 a cup

The coffee, produced in Thailand, is said to be among the most expensive in the world.

# thailand - Friday 16 November, 2012

Thai police capture serial underwear thief

It’s the second time the man has been found hoarding thousands of women’s undergarments this year.

# thailand - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Activists slam Myanmar amnesty ahead of Obama visit

Officials said 452 prisoners would walk free, but most or all of them appeared to be ordinary criminals rather than political prisoners.

# thailand - Friday 9 November, 2012

From The42 Storm halts Singapore Open as Rory McIlroy's round cut short Golf

Storm halts Singapore Open as Rory McIlroy's round cut short

World number one Rory McIlroy had just birdied his ninth and 10th holes to be level par for the tournament.

# thailand - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Thai man nabbed with 16 tiger cubs in truck

He will now face charges of trafficking endangered species.

# thailand - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too

Raising a child between two cultures is never easy – especially when you’re halfway round the world, writes Paul Garrigan.

# thailand - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Red Bull heir in suspected hit and run

Vorayuth Yoovidhya, grandson of energy drink creator, is released on bail after his Ferrari struck and killed a policeman.

Thailand clarifies position on English language teachers from Ireland ESL

Thailand clarifies position on English language teachers from Ireland

The Teachers’ Council of Thailand has clarified that Irish citizens are not required to prove their proficiency in English through testing before being allowed to teach in the country.

# thailand - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Irish citizens not recognised as 'native' English speakers in Thailand ESL

Irish citizens not recognised as 'native' English speakers in Thailand

Citizens from the Republic will have to take a test to prove they can speak English in order to teach the language in Thailand.

# thailand - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Thai man imprisoned over anti-royal family texts dies in prison

The 62-year-old grandfather, who was suffering from cancer, was handed a 20-year sentence for ‘insulting the morachy’ via text message.

# thailand - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast

The earthquake was measured initially as 8.9 magnitude but has since been revised downwards to 8.6 as tsunami warnings were issued in over a dozen countries. Some have since been lifted.

# thailand - Saturday 17 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80 RIP

Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80

Chaleo Yoovidhya was ranked as the 205th richest person in the world with an estimated fortune of €3.7 billion.

# thailand - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Calls for governmment reparation for Magdalene Laundries survivors

The issue of reparation for survivors of the Magdalene Laundries was brought to the UN Human Rights Council by the Irish Human Rights Commission and Women’s Human Rights Alliance at a special meeting today.

# thailand - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Secret agents and magnetic bombs: the how and why of modern assassinations

Do assassinations achieve their political aims and how do agents really carry them out?

# thailand - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man blows off own legs in Bangkok blast

The man was carrying grenades in his home when they exploded, authorities said. Four civilians were wounded in the blast.

# thailand - Saturday 21 January, 2012