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Thailand plunged into crisis as protesters occupy ministries

Thailand plunged into crisis as protesters occupy ministries

Weeks of mounting tension erupt into the largest street protests since 2010 with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra under increasing pressure to resign Opponents of Thailand’s ruling Pheu Thai Party forced…

Russian SCUBA diver goes missing

Russian SCUBA diver goes missing

A Russian man has been reported missing after he went scuba diving off the coast in Chonburi province. Mr. Karen Gapoyan, 50, was travelling with 46 other Russian divers on…

Organic Thailand to generate electricity from garbage in Mandalay in Myanmar

Organic Thailand to generate electricity from garbage in Mandalay in Myanmar

Organic Thailand has been allowed to invest in a project for generating electricity from garbage in Mandalay, according to the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC). The 15-megawatt project is to…

Two men arrested for posing as Typhoon Haiyan fund raisers

Two men arrested for posing as Typhoon Haiyan fund raisers

Two Filipino missionaries have been arrested by Udon Thani police accused of posing as fund raisers for the relief effort of Typhoon Haiyan and pocketing the donation money for themselves.…

Vietnamese-American brother and sister’s hope of finding their long lost sister in Thailand

Vietnamese-American brother and sister’s hope of finding their long lost sister in Thailand

Two Vietnamese-Americans are appealing for information about their sister who went missing in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and is believed to be residing in Thailand. Ms. Famtri Huang…

Starbung’s v Starbucks settlement reached

Starbung’s v Starbucks settlement reached

In October last year Mr. Damrong, whose coffee stall operates in front o the Baan Pra Arthit building near the Khao San Road, an area of Bangkok popular with tourists,…

Chaweng Cove Resotel employee pulls of a dramatic sea rescue on a jet ski

Chaweng Cove Resotel employee pulls of a dramatic sea rescue on a jet ski

A caring a brave employee of the Chaweng Cove Resotel, Thanyaboon Somsong, 24 rode a jetski into four-meter high waves to rescue a Swiss tourist who decided to go swimming…

Fire breaks out at the shooting location of The Coup starring Owen Wilson

Fire breaks out at the shooting location of The Coup starring Owen Wilson

A fire broke out late Wednesday on the Thailand location shoot of The Coup, starring Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell. The film’s producers were quick to report that…

New development in the murder of Olympic shooter Jakkrit Panichpatikum

New development in the murder of Olympic shooter Jakkrit Panichpatikum

On the 19th of December the sporting world was shocked to hear that Olympic shooter Jakkrit Panichpatikum had died of gunshot wounds in Bangkok. The 40 year old, who competed…

Beer Chang Ice Cream

Beer Chang Ice Cream

According to Coconuts Bangkok Chang have made beer ice cream a reality. Today a report on the Coconuts Website said that Chang will be serving beer flavor soft serve ice…