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Inauguration ceremony for Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn commence

The coronation ceremony for King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Rama X of Thailand, began in an elaborate show of pageantry.

04 May 2019 9:54 AM

From flight attendant to royalty: Thailand’s new queen

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has appointed his consort Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya as the country's queen.

02 May 2019 9:21 PM

Thailand set for coronation of King Rama X, first in 69 years

Thais who have not witnessed a coronation since Bhumibol's in 1950, will see the newly-crowned monarch as he is carried through Bangkok.

02 May 2019 2:44 PM

Surprise wedding: Thai king marries personal bodyguard ahead of coronation

Vajiralongkorn has previously been married and divorced three times and has seven children.

02 May 2019 10:30 AM

Six baby elephants stuck in muddy pit rescued by Thailand park rangers

After 3 hrs of digging to build makeshift ramp, mud-covered babies managed to stumble out of pit one-by-one as rangers cheered them on.

30 Mar 2019 11:57 AM

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Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand

Black-clad assailants carrying rifles crept into Rattanaupap temple in Narathiwat province.

19 Jan 2019 2:17 PM

Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

‘Canada is a country that understands how important it is to stand up for human rights and woman's rights,’ said Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.

12 Jan 2019 2:50 PM

‘Family will kill me’: Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport pleads for asylum

In a sign of growing desperation during the night, Qunun posted video of her barricading her hotel room door with furniture.

07 Jan 2019 10:36 AM

Indian tourist among 2 people killed in shootout in Thailand's Bangkok

Around 20 men were engaged in the fight armed with pistols, knives and sticks. Three of them opened fire, injuring the tourists nearby.

08 Oct 2018 1:17 PM

UK millionaire, wife found buried in 6-ft-deep graves at Thailand villa

Alan Hogg was shot while his wife Nhot Suddaen was bludgeoned to death with a hammer at their villa in Phrae by hired killers.

25 Sep 2018 4:26 PM

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11-yr-old Thai bride returns from Malaysia after outcry over marriage to 41-yr-old

The 11-year-old is believed to be the trader’s third wife.

11 Aug 2018 7:42 PM

Disgraced former monk sentenced to 114 years in jail by Thai court

Wiraphon Sukphon had made headlines in 2013 when videos emerged of him sporting designer sunglasses and bag on a private jet.

09 Aug 2018 6:47 PM

Stateless boys, coach rescued from Thai cave granted citizenship

Three boys from the football team, were granted Thai citizenship along with their 25-year-old coach on Wednesday.

09 Aug 2018 11:57 AM

Dawood's henchman not Pakistani, but Indian; to be extradited: Thai court

Hussain entered Bangkok on fake Pakistani passport and has been in prison since Sept 2000 for plotting to kill Chhota Rajan.

08 Aug 2018 5:41 PM

Laos dam collapse death toll rises to 31, 130 still missing: reports

The number of dead and missing has fluctuated wildly since the disaster, with officials and state media offering conflicting information.

06 Aug 2018 3:43 PM

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Hundreds of people missing, many feared dead as hydropower dam collapses in Laos

The USD 1.2 billion dam is part of a project by Vientiane-based Xe Pian Xe Namnoy Power Company, or PNPC, a joint venture formed in 2012.

24 Jul 2018 3:46 PM

Thai boys to become buddhist novices, will live as monks for 9 days

The boys will live for nine days in Buddhist temple, promise made by their families for their safe return and in memory of rescuer who died.

24 Jul 2018 3:00 PM

British caver may take legal action against Elon Musk for 'pedo' tweet

Vernon Unsworth, who provided mapping knowledge of cave to rescuers, said Musk's prototype had 'absolutely no chance of working'.

16 Jul 2018 1:38 PM

Thai Boys Rescued From Cave Won't See World Cup Final Live Tonight

Since live broadcast will be telecast late night in Thailand, the boys will watch recording of match later as doctors want them to rest.

15 Jul 2018 4:28 PM

'When I wake up, who will I kiss?': Wife of departed Thai navy diver

Samarn Kunan, former member of elite navy SEALs unit, was only casualty in multinational operation to save boys, coach trapped in cave.

12 Jul 2018 1:56 PM

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