Thailand

Thailand on verge of using voluntary chemical castration for sex offenders

Thailand is close to introducing chemical castration as a means of tackling sex crime after lawmakers approved a Bill that will give some offenders the right to choose the procedure in return for a reduced prison sentence.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

In Thailand, cannabis and tourism are "a match"

The RG420 cannabis cafe opened just four days ago in Khao San, an area of Bangkok popular with backpackers - and already it's crammed with customers.

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

Thailand on verge of using voluntary chemical castration for sex offenders

Thailand is close to introducing chemical castration as a means of tackling sex crime after lawmakers approved a Bill that will give some offenders the right to choose the procedure in return for a reduced prison sentence.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

6 must-have street food to try in Thailand

Street food in Thailand is a prominent feature of any visit to Thailan, for both its variety, cost effectiveness and taste. The indigenous ingredients and relatively cheaper prices attract people from all around the world. During a recent trip to Thailand, I was fortunate to experience this for myself.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

5 international travel destinations to visit in summer 2022

Here are 5 international destinations to visit this summer to get away from your hectic daily life.

April 15, 2022
April 15, 2022

Thailand may scrap Test & Go to bring in more visitors

Thailand's government is considering scrapping the Test & Go entry scheme and Thailand Pass registration next week to attract more visitors and boost the tourism industry.

November 6, 2019
November 6, 2019

15 killed in suspected rebel attacks in Thailand

At least 15 people are killed and another four injured in attacks by suspected Muslim rebels in Thailand's violence-wracked south, an army spokesman says, the largest death toll in years.

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019

Thailand fire coach after defeat to India

Thailand have fired coach Milovan Rajevac following a humiliating 4-1 thrashing by India in their opening Asian Cup game at the weekend.

December 8, 2018
December 8, 2018

1st book on Thai cave rescue out

Millions of people worldwide were transfixed by the real-world Mission: Impossible playing out in the north of Thailand for two fraught weeks in June and July this year.

July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

Thailand's cave to become museum to showcase boys' rescue

A cave complex in Thailand where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach were trapped for more than two weeks before they were safely brought out will be turned into a museum to showcase the rescue, the head of the operation says.

July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018

1 diver dead, rescuers for 'alternative' routes to save trapped Thai boys

A Thai rescuer is dead in an operation to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave complex, the latest setback for a mission fraught with danger as rescue teams brace for more rain that could delay their work.