Medical tourism is a £2BILLION industry in
Mirror.co.ukMedical tourism is a £2BILLION industry in Thailand, but doctors warn people ...Mirror.co.ukThailand is estimated to have raked in more than £2billion from medical tourism in the last year alone. With websites advertising procedures at discounts of up to 60%, it is a top destination for clients from the UK, US and Australia. And any of the ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:03 pm
Pavilion for Milan Expo showcases Thailand's
The NationPavilion for Milan Expo showcases Thailand's foundationsThe NationThis is one exhibit that will be displayed at the Thailand Pavilion at the Universal Exposition 2015 to be held in Milan, Italy, from May to October next year. The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives is holding an exhibition at Central Plaza Lat Phra.Expo seeks to boost food shipmentsBangkok Postall 2 news articles »
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:22 am
How a trip to Thailand saved our marriage -
New York PostHow a trip to Thailand saved our marriageNew York PostIt was while asking for suggestions on where to take our next vacation that a colleague suggested we go to Thailand. We hadn't considered anywhere outside the Caribbean or Mexico before, and this sounded a little too “foreign” for us. But the next day ...How Travel Saved Our MarriageYahoo Travelall 2 news articles »
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:18 am
British woman dies during cosmetic surgery
The GuardianBritish woman dies during cosmetic surgery in ThailandThe GuardianA British woman has died during cosmetic surgery at a clinic in Thailand, authorities in the country have said. The 24-year-old was said to have been undergoing a procedure by an allegedly uncertified surgeon in Bangkok before her death. She reportedly ...British woman dies in Thailand after cosmetic surgery from 'unqualified doctor'The IndependentBritish woman dies at Thai cosmetic surgery clinicBBC NewsBritish woman, 24, dies during cosmetic surgery in BangkokTelegraph.co.ukFox Business -Globalnews.caall 119 news articles »
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 4:51 am
US Scales Back 'Cobra Gold' War Games in
Voice of AmericaUS Scales Back 'Cobra Gold' War Games in ThailandVoice of AmericaThe United States has confirmed it is scaling back a major annual defense exercise in Thailand, where Washington has criticized a coup by the country's military. A spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok told VOA on Friday the so-called Cobra Gold ...Cobra Gold to resume in 2015The Nationall 2 news articles »
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 2:25 am
Aussie punches tiger during attack in
An Australian man is recovering from severe injuries after being mauled by a tiger at an animal park in Thailand. Paul Goudie, 49, was attacked at the "Tiger Kingdom" ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:40 am
Pinoy chess coach-sportswriter wins Thailand
THAILAND -- A chess coach and sportswriter in Manila emerged as the victor of a chess tournament in Nonthaburi, Thailand, both in rapid and blitz co ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:05 am
Thai students demand justice 10 years after
Dozens of students rallied at a mosque in southern Thailand Saturday to demand justice for the deaths of 85 protesters a decade ago, a tragedy rights groups say is fuelling a violent insurgency. The anti-government protest on October 25, 2004 in Tak Bai town in Narathiwat province was one of the bloodiest days in a conflict that has left 6,100 people dead in Thailand's Muslim-majority south ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:52 am
US says 'scaled-down' military
The United States said Saturday a "scaled-down" version of annual military exercises in Thailand will go ahead next year, after mulling moving the drills outside the kingdom in response to an army coup. Washington suspended $4.7 million in security-related aid to Thailand, roughly half of its annual assistance to the longtime ally, after the Thai military seized power from an elected government ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:34 pm
Prayuth for good fortune in Thailand
Thailand's prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha consults fortune-tellers. But for most Thais the future remains unclear.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:59 am
Ricky Gervais and Dame Judi Dench back
Dame Judi Dench, Ricky Gervais and Downton Abbey actors have joined forces to campaign against the illegal dog meat trade in Thailand. In a video for charity the Soi Dog Foundation, they speak over distressing footage of dogs being trapped and crammed into ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:16 am
Siam Kubota works on reforesting Thailand's
Mangrove forests are important for coastal areas and a valuable resource to sustain the economy and environment of the country. However, Thailand's mangrove forest areas have declined in recent years and are likely to decrease further. Siam Kubota ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:00 am
Young British woman died from infection
A British woman who died after travelling to Thailand for cheap plastic surgery had undergone an operation to increase the size of her bottom, police said. The woman was named as Joy Williams, 24, from Thamesmead, London. Her family were too upset to ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:43 am
US says 'scaled-down' military drills to go
BANGKOK: The United States said on Saturday a "scaled-down" version of annual military exercises in Thailand will go ahead next year, after mulling moving the drills outside the kingdom in response to an army coup. Washington suspended US$4.7 million in ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:54 pm
More support for gay and transgender
Thailand has made strides in the fight against HIV, but must do more to directly prevent HIV transmission among men who have sex with men, transgender people, and sex workers. Midnight Poonkasetwattana, Executive Director of the Asia Pacific Coalition ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:23 pm
Cambodia, Thailand seek temple ruling
Cambodia asked the United Nations' highest court Monday to clarify a 50-year-old ruling on ownership of a 1,000-year-old temple near its border with Thailand, warning that maintaining the status quo would be a threat to peace between the Southeast Asi
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 1:15 am
2 Thai officials killed in southern bombing
A roadside bombing Friday in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south killed two provincial officials, including a deputy governor who became the highest-ranking civilian official to die in the insurgency in nearly a decade.
Posted on 5 April 2013 | 2:49 am
Thai court to examine charter amendment
Thailand's Constitutional Court has agreed to examine whether an attempt to amend an article in the country's constitution is legal.
Posted on 2 April 2013 | 5:37 pm
Marine abducted, shot dead in Thailand's
Police say a marine private has been abducted and shot dead in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south.
Posted on 27 March 2013 | 8:17 pm
Activists fear Thai return of Hmong rebel to
A U.S. admonition to Laos over its shaky human rights record spurred efforts Tuesday to halt the possible deportation from Thailand of a former ethnic leader to the authoritarian Southeast Asian nation.
Posted on 26 March 2013 | 3:23 am
Resolved Question: Have you been to
I am traveling to Thailand in March, can anyone who has been there please tell me some good places to visit? They can either be...
Posted on 14 October 2014 | 2:59 pm
Resolved Question: Dental courses in
I am trying to find some dental courses in Thailand, in English language. The course is not for me, but a...
Posted on 2 May 2013 | 7:27 pm
Resolved Question: Prostitution in Thailand?
Why is prostitution so common in Thailand than in any other place.
Posted on 18 August 2012 | 2:22 pm
Resolved Question: What places to see in
What places/cities to see in Thailand as a tourist and what is the best time to visit Thailand, I mean, is there a winter season?
Posted on 25 May 2012 | 4:39 am
Resolved Question: Gap year in Thailand?
I'm a high school senior who is on the normal track to going to college next year. However, I've always had it in the back of my head to take a gap year, to go...
Posted on 8 January 2012 | 9:34 pm