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Thai King Vajiralongkorn returns to Germany with 250 people and 30 poodles

King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand returned to Germany with an entourage of 250 people and 30 poodles after spending more than a year away from his adopted home in the Bavarian alps, according to German media reports. According to the Bild newspaper the 69-year-old monarch was pictured wearing a dark brown and orange Adidas track […]

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Thailand: More than 70,000 homes floods, Bangkok on alert

Floods in Thailand killed at least six people and inundated the country’s northern and central provinces. Soldiers on Tuesday set up barriers and sandbags to protect archaeological ruins and landmarks as well as neighbourhoods in the old royal capital Ayutthaya, some 60km north of Bangkok. “We will give people a warning if there is a […]

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78-year-old man who went missing for four days after drinking too much found in the forest

A 78-year-old man who visited his local bar in Phetchaburi province, Thailand, for a pint on August 31 and ended up drinking five bottles of Chang. He then left on his motorbike – and vanished. His Thai wife Rachot Chanwijit, 61, became concerned after her husband didn’t return home, so she went to the pub […]

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Thailand police chief wanted after viral video shows him torturing and killing drug suspect

Thailand cops are hunting a now sacked police chief after a video went viral showing the apparent torture and killing of a drug suspect. Police searched the Bangkok luxury estate of Thitisan Utthanaphon, who is widely known by the nickname “Jo Ferrari”. He and six others are accused over the fatal incident earlier this month. […]

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Phuket: Thailand police charge local with murder of Swiss tourist near waterfall

Thai police have charged a 27-year-old man in connection with the death of a Swiss woman who was found dead near a waterfall on the resort island of Phuket last week. The woman, 57, was identified as Nicole Sauvain-Weisskopf. Police found her face down in the water covered by a black sheet. Theerawut Tortip told reporters […]

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Swiss woman found dead near waterfall in Thailand’s resort island of Phuket

A Swiss woman was found dead near a waterfall in Thailand on the resort island of Phuket. Local officials have identified the victim as 57-year-old Nicole Sauvain-Weisskopf, and launched an investigation. Police found her face down in the water covered by a black sheet. It is unclear what happened to the Swiss national. Results of […]

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Thailand: Covid-19 patients sent back to their hometowns on sleeper trains

Thai citizens seeking Covid-19 treatment in Bangkok are being returned to their hometowns by train, in an effort to alleviate the burden on the capital’s medical system. Thailand is struggling to contain its worst Covid-19 wave of the pandemic, with hospitals in Bangkok becoming overwhelmed by a surge in cases and demand for beds greatly […]

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Thailand man takes injured cockroach to the vet for treatment, wins praise

It is pretty common for people to kill or hurt insects, especially cockroaches. But when a man in Thailand spotted an injured cockroach, he took it to the vet for treatment. A Facebook post shared by a doctor has raised many eyebrows after he shared details about his unusual patient Dr Thanu Limpapattanawanich is a […]

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Thailand Covid-19 Surge: 70% of daily new infections found in prisons

Thailand reported the highest daily record of 9,635 new coronavirus cases on Monday with more than 70 percent of the cases among people in prison, as the Southeast Asian country scrambles contain a third wave of the virus. Thailand’s COVID-19 task force said 6,853 of the new cases came from the country’s notoriously overcrowded jails, […]

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Thai woman dies of ‘electric shock’ while playing video game on charging smartphone

A 54-year-old woman in Thailand died after getting electrocuted from her new phone while charging it. The woman has been identified as Yooyen Saenprasert, a resident of Udon Thani province in northeastern Thailand. She received the said smartphone as a birthday gift two days before from her husband Praiwan Saenprasert. Her husband found her lifeless […]

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Monk rescued from flooded cave in Thailand four days after he went inside to meditate

Thai rescue crew freed a Buddhist monk from a flooded cave, four days after he went inside to meditate. The monk, who was on a pilgrimage, entered the cave in Thailand’s Phitsanulok province on Saturday, rescuers say. But an unseasonal rainstorm struck the area on Sunday, causing water levels to rise and flood the cave. […]

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Thailand’s Phuket residents jump ahead of Covid-19 vaccination queue to boost tourism sector

Thailand’s tourism sector has jumped to the head of the COVID-19 vaccination line, with the country’s most popular resort island embarking on a mass inoculation programme two months ahead of the rest of the country. The island of Phuket aims to deliver shots to at least 460,000 people – most of its population – as […]