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Thailand could be the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize gay marriage

Thailand could be the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize gay marriage

A draft law is being prepared for parliament that seeks to offer lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and questioning  couples (LGBTIQ)the same rights as heterosexual couples. Section 1448 of Thailand’s…

Bus Crash Kills 19

Bus Crash Kills 19

At around 5am this morning a double-Decker tour bus traveling from Bangkok to Roi Et province in the north east  collided with a lorry. Nineteen people were killed and at…

History made as the Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby boy

History made as the Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby boy

A bulletin signed by the Queen’s gynecologist Marcus Setchell, who led the medical team that delivered the baby  that is third in line to the throne, has just been taken…

Disgraced Monk set to return to Thailand

Disgraced Monk set to return to Thailand

Disgraced and defrocked monk Wirapol Sukphol is set to return to Thailand, from his current location, the USA, on July 31 according to Vimutti Dhamma Buddhist group chairman Sukhum Wongprasitthi,…

More monk-y business

More monk-y business

Manslaughter is the latest allegation against Thailand’s fugitive monk, who has also been accused of promiscuity, statutory rape, money laundering, drug and alcohol abuse and living a jet set lavish…

Tourists hurt in train derailment

Tourists hurt in train derailment

In the second derailment in a month on the overnight train rout between Bangkok to Chiang Mai at least thirty passengers have been injured, one of them seriously. The passengers…

Yet another death occurs from falling off a balcony.

Yet another death occurs from falling off a balcony.

At 6.30am on July 13 the police were called to the Kad Suan Kaew Shopping mall in Chiang Mai where they found the deceased body of 21 year old Stephen…

Monk-y Business!

Monk-y Business!

The life of monk Wirapol Sukphol is starting to turn into something of a soap opera, and there is certainly enough material for a movie! The now famous monk is…

More Chinese, Russian and Indian tourists to visit Thailand

More Chinese, Russian and Indian tourists to visit Thailand

The Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT) action plan was been officially released to the private sector at a day-long briefing and press conference at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre.…

170 Refugees found on Koh Tarutao

170 Refugees found on Koh Tarutao

A team of police and Tarutao National Park rangers have rounded up 170 refugees who were allegedly planning on illegally entering Australia after hiding out in Koh Tarutao in Satun.…