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Thai king's incredible popularity explained

Bangkok - Many Thais revered late king Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away at the age of 88 on Thursday, with near god-like devotion. Here's why.Q) Is his popularity among Thais comparable to how Europeans feel about their royal families?

Wee are not amused: $40k toilet for Thai princess unflushed

Phnom Penh - A luxury commode custom-built for a Thai princess's visit to Cambodia was left unused despite its hefty $40,000 price tag, local officials said Tuesday, in a poor country where the majority of rural dwellers do not have access to a toilet.

Thai army takes over government in coup

The Thai army has taken complete control of the government in a coup two days after having declared martial law nationwide.

Review: 'padthaiwok' — Brand new Thai restaurant in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - Indulge in some genuine Thai cuisine for a real treat during your holiday on the Costa del Sol, Spain. Healthy, tasty, quick and convenient meals - on the spot, for home delivery or to take away.

'Krasty Burger' hits Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol in Spain Special

Fuengirola - You might find the logo, nay, the NAME of this new hamburger joint hauntingly familiar, especially if you are a fan of the Simpsons. Just opened on the Costa del Sol for your fast food fancy... but, wait ... "Krasty?"

Clumsy Iranian bomber blows up his home and legs in Bangkok

Bangkok - An Iranian bomber bungled his way pathetically through a bombing mission. After accidentally blowing up his own house, he blew off his own legs after a grenade he hurled at Thai police bounced off a tree and then exploded at his feet.

Allegation that Thai 'elephant eating' threatens species denied

Phuket - A story carried by the international media that elephant meat has become a culinary delicacy in Thailand and that the new taste is posing a threat to the survival of the species has been denied by the Thai media.

Thailand cracking down on Facebook comments on king

Officials in Thailand issued a warning to people who use Facebook. Users could end up facing prosecution, if they participate in certain activities on the social networking site, such as criticizing the monarchy.

Yingluck Shinawatra wins Thai election

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has seemed to admit that victory belongs to Yingluck Shinawatra, and the provisional election results show that political party allied to ousted former leader Thaksin Shinawatra has won a crucial victory.

Thai plane in LA bomb scare: FBI

Police in the US boarded a Thai Airways airliner at LAX after it landed there when they received a bombed warning. Authorities said that there was no credible threat found aboard the plane.

Thai court keeps arms dealer in custody

On Saturday the Thai police received court permission to retain custody of reputed Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, who was arrested in a U.S.-led sting operation that lured him from his home in Moscow.

School Attack in Thailand Leaves Sleeping Children Dead

An Islamic boarding school in Thailand was attacked Saturday, leaving three children dead.

Don't Breathe In, It May Well Be Your Last

Five found dead and two seriously ill fishermen have thought to have inhailed the stench of rotting fish from the bottom of a trawler.

Thai Actress punished for wearing sexiest dress ever

Thai Actress Choitros Suriyawong creates a storm in the Thai Movie awards.

Ten love rules for Thai teens

Thailand’s Culture Ministry has issued what it calls the “10 Commandments of Love” to encourage teens not to get too carried away with romance on Valentine’s Day.

Disillusioned Western men seek to Thai the knot

A growing number of foreign men are seeking young and beautiful Thai brides via the Internet.

Quest For Island Paradises Turns To Thailand's Trang Archipelago

TRANG, Thailand (dpa) - The global quest for the perfect island retreat has swept over Thailand's largest southern islands and is now taking aim at the smaller oases in the Andaman Sea, such as the still pristine archipelago off the coast of Trang prov...

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Sushi bar at Thai Diner on College Avenue. Fayetteville  Ark.
Sushi bar at Thai Diner on College Avenue. Fayetteville, Ark.
Thai seafood curry
Thai seafood curry
A Thai couple wins a Valentine Day “kissathon” by staying lip locked for 46 hours  24 minutes an...
A Thai couple wins a Valentine Day “kissathon” by staying lip locked for 46 hours, 24 minutes and 9 seconds.
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Thai riot policemen stand guard during an anti-government protest rally at the Air Force auditorium ...
Thai riot policemen stand guard during an anti-government protest rally at the Air Force auditorium in Bangkok, on May 15, 2014
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A brand-new Thai wok restaurant has opened in Fuengirola  Spain
A brand-new Thai wok restaurant has opened in Fuengirola, Spain
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