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Small tsunami reaches Thailand after huge quake

A small tsunami measuring 10 centimetres (four inches) reached Thailand's Andaman Coast on Wednesday after a massive earthquake off the coast of Indonesia, an official said.

"A 10-centimetre tsunami

Samsung plans aggressive push to India flat panel TV biz


Korean consumer electronics major Samsung on Sunday said it plans to aggressively push its flat panel TV business in India, a segment which is expected to touch 50 lakh units in the current year.


Thai tycoon Chaleo, Red Bull co-founder, dies


Billionaire Chaleo Yoovidhya, the co-founder of energy drink Red Bull and the second richest man in Thailand, died on Saturday at the age of 89, a company spokeswoman said.

Chaleo was Thailand's seco

Thai taxi driver returns $410,000 in gold to owner

A Thai taxi driver on Friday returned 8.2 kilograms (18 pounds) of gold ornaments worth around $410,000 to their owner who had left them in his car three days ago, police said.

Bangkok cabbie Saksri

Thai police detain another Iranian over bomb plot


Thai police said on Monday they were holding a third Iranian for questioning in connection with an alleged plot to kill Israeli diplomats in Bangkok.

The man, who has denied any links to a string of

Iranians behind Bangkok terror plot pictured ‘partying with prostitutes’ before botched attacks

The three Iranian men detained for allegedly plotting bomb attacks in Bangkok reportedly cavorted with prostitutes on a beach days before the botched attacks.

A photograph has emerged of the men cosy

Dozens injured by Thai hotel pool chlorine leak


More than 30 people, many of them foreign tourists, were rushed to hospital on Saturday on the Thai resort island of Phuket after a chlorine leak at a hotel swimming pool, local officials said.

The a

Bangkok blasts not terrorist act, says Thai deputy PM


Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapha said on Thursday that the three explosions in downtown Bangkok on Tuesday were a security issue and there was no evidence to classify them as a ter

3 Bangkok blasts: Bomber maimed

An Iranian man was seriously wounded in Bangkok on Tuesday when a bomb he was carrying exploded and blew one of his legs off. Israel said the incident was an attempted terrorist attack by Iran.

Thailand charges two Iranian bomb suspects: Minister

Thailand has charged two Iranian bomb suspects in connection with a failed plot in Bangkok, a Thai government minister said on Wednesday.

"They are charged with causing an illegal explosion in a publ

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