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Thai judge shoots himself in packed court after railing at justice system on Facebook Live
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Thai judge shoots himself in packed court after railing at justice system on Facebook Live

Critics say Thailand's courts often work in favour of the rich and powerful, while delivering swift and harsh sentences on ordinary people for minor offences.

65 Rohingya Muslims found on shipwrecked boat off southern Thailand; officials to investigate possible case of trafficking
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65 Rohingya Muslims found on shipwrecked boat off southern Thailand; officials to investigate possible case of trafficking

A group of 65 Rohingya Muslims have been found on a shipwrecked boat off the coast of southern Thailand, Navy officials said on Wednesday as authorities investigated whether they had been trafficked.

Tesla's Elon Musk sued for defamation for calling Thai cave rescuer a paedophile
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Tesla's Elon Musk sued for defamation for calling Thai cave rescuer a paedophile

The rescuer also claimed that Musk falsely called him a child rapist, sex trafficker on 30 August.

Thailand cave rescue updates: Official says four boys saved, operations to resume in 10-20 hours
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Thailand cave rescue updates: Official says four boys saved, operations to resume in 10-20 hours

The Thailand youth football team will be brought out of the Tham Luang cave in groups of four.

Gambia foreign minister calls Thailand 'sex destination', apologises after strong protest from Bangkok
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Gambia foreign minister calls Thailand 'sex destination', apologises after strong protest from Bangkok

The Gambia on Tuesday apologised to Thailand after its foreign minister said the Asian country was a haven for sex tourists, sparking a strongly worded protest from Bangkok

Fugitive former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra is in London, says Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai
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Fugitive former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra is in London, says Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai

Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country to avoid being jailed over a rice subsidy scheme that lost billions of dollars, is in Britain, Thailand’s foreign minister said

Thailand floods: Death toll rises to 23; PM Prayuth Chan-ocha says govt working on water management plan
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Thailand floods: Death toll rises to 23; PM Prayuth Chan-ocha says govt working on water management plan

Floods in Thailand's northern and eastern regions have killed at least 23 people and left two missing with damage estimated at around $300 million.

Twin blasts hit Thailand: One killed, 19 injured in Hua Hin
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Twin blasts hit Thailand: One killed, 19 injured in Hua Hin

One Thai woman was killed and 19 people including foreigners were injured in twin blasts tonight in the popular seaside resort town of Hua Hin, police said.

Thailand tiger temple monk caught fleeing with skins, fangs
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Thailand tiger temple monk caught fleeing with skins, fangs

Thai authorities uncovered a trove of animal parts and intercepted a monk trying to leave a controversial "tiger temple" with skins and fangs Thursday, the latest discovery to fuel accusations that the zoo is involved in the illegal wildlife trade.

Blue Diamond Affair: Thai gardener behind $20 mn Saudi gem heist becomes monk
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Blue Diamond Affair: Thai gardener behind $20 mn Saudi gem heist becomes monk

Thai gardener behind a $20 million gem heist from a Saudi palace that has long soured relations between the two countries became a monk Thursday in hope of redeeming his karma

Thai official warns of 'alarming level' of boat people; South-East Asia struggle to tackle problem
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Thai official warns of 'alarming level' of boat people; South-East Asia struggle to tackle problem

A senior Thai official says the influx of boat people migrants in Southeast Asia has reached an "alarming level" and is calling for governments to address the root causes of the crisis.

Thai inquest lays no blame on soldiers in killing of Reuters cameraman
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Thai inquest lays no blame on soldiers in killing of Reuters cameraman

Thai inquest lays no blame on soldiers in killing of Reuters cameraman

Thailand a narcotics hub, said to have worst drug situation among Asian countries
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Thailand a narcotics hub, said to have worst drug situation among Asian countries

Thai Justice Minister Paiboon Khumchaya has said that the country has the worst drug situation among all ASEAN members.

Thai military ruler apologises for suggesting attractive tourists in bikinis are unsafe on country beaches
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Thai military ruler apologises for suggesting attractive tourists in bikinis are unsafe on country beaches

Thailand's military ruler apologised for suggesting that attractive foreign tourists might be unsafe on the country's world-famous beaches if they wear bikinis.

Thai police identify 'prime suspect' in gruesome murder of British tourists
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Thai police identify 'prime suspect' in gruesome murder of British tourists

Thai police on Wednesday identified a man caught on security camera as the "prime suspect" in the murder of two British tourists on a resort island, as detectives raised hopes that a post-mortem examination would yield valuable clues.

Bodies of two British tourists found naked on Thai beach
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Bodies of two British tourists found naked on Thai beach

Police say the bodies of two British tourists were found naked with gruesome head wounds on a beach at a popular island in southern Thailand.

Do not insult the monarchy, warns Thai junta leader
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Do not insult the monarchy, warns Thai junta leader

Thai junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha on Friday said his regime would use legal, psychological and technological measures to protect the monarchy against defamation in his first official policy speech as premier.

Will have to wait for martial law to be lifted: Thai PM
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Will have to wait for martial law to be lifted: Thai PM

Thailand's new Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a military coup over three months ago, has said he wants to lift martial law in the country but the current situation does not permit it.

SwiftKey 4 makes Play Store debut with 'Flow' gesture typing
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SwiftKey 4 makes Play Store debut with 'Flow' gesture typing

SwiftKey 4 launched today on the Google Play store with smarter features, which the company claims ...