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One hurt in blasts in Thai capital: police

Three minor blasts rattled the Thai capital Bangkok on Tuesday, leaving a foreigner seriously wounded when a grenade he was suspected of carrying exploded, police said.

"There were three explosions,

New extinction risk to Thai elephants: eating them


Thailand's revered national symbol, the elephant, may face a new threat of extinction: being poached not just for their tusks, but for their meat.

Two wild elephants were found slaughtered last mont

Thai thief caught with 10,000 pairs of women's underwear

Police in Thailand said on Wednesday that they had apprehended a thief with more than a thousand pairs of women's underwear in the trunk of his car.

Police also found more than ten thousand pairs at

Thai PM to visit India tomorrow

The visit of Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand’s first woman Prime Minister, to India next week will strengthen the rapidly increasing economic and political ties between the two maritime neighbours.

Bomb material found in Thailand after terror warnings


Thai police discovered bomb-making material after the detention of a Lebanese man suspected of planning an attack, but the prime minister insisted on Monday that everything was under control.


US warns of terrorist threat in Bangkok


The United States warned on Friday of a terrorist threat against foreign tourists in Thailand, which said it was tracking two suspects who had entered the kingdom.

"Foreign terrorists may be currentl

241 killed in Thailand during New Year holidays

A total of 241 people have been killed and 2,382 injured in the first four days of New Year holiday week in Thailand, said the country's Road Safety Centre.

Some 2,167 road accidents took place in fo

Jeev looks to end title drought in Thailand


Former Asian Tour number one Simon Dyson of England, Indian star Jeev Milkha Singh of India and Kim Kyung-tae of Korea will join the chase for the title at the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship gol

Thailand floods leave 427 people dead


The death toll from Thailand's worst floods in decades surged above 400 on Wednesday as public anger simmered over the authorities' handling of the crisis.

The government said the disaster has now ki

Anger rises in flooded Bangkok as centre stays dry


Tensions were rising between Thai residents and authorities in flooded parts of Bangkok on Monday, with hundreds protesting that their homes were being sacrificed in attempts to keep the city centre d

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