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Thousands of kids held in Thailand

Thousands of migrant children are “suffering needlessly” in Thai cells, a rights group says.


Thai junta blocks rights meeting in Bangkok

Rights activists say Thailand’s ruling junta has worked systematically to snuff out all challenges to its authority.


News24.com | Japanese man planned to sire 1 000 children

A Japanese man suspected of fathering at least 15 surrogate children in Thailand planned to sire as many as 1 000, a report says.


Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej to return to hospital

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej will return to a Bangkok hospital for the first time since leaving it a year ago, the palace said in an announcement.

London named world’s most visited city

The British capital is the world’s top tourist destination this year, just ahead of the 2013 winner Bangkok, Thailand. Paris is in third place, according to the latest MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index.

Thai military lifts curfew

The nighttime curfew imposed in Thailand after last month’s military coup has been lifted, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha said during his weekly address Friday.

Thai general’s song: Get happy

Thailand’s new military ruler has added a personal touch to his junta’s post-coup charm offensive, penning the lyrics to a patriotic ballad vowing to “return happiness” to the country.


Beauty queen resigns over criticism of political comments, looks

Miss Universe Thailand has resigned less than a month into her reign after being harshly criticiaed on social media over her political comments and looks.

Protesters defy troops in Thailand

Thousands of security personnel have been deployed on Bangkok’s streets in a show of force against small but defiant anti-coup flashmob rallies.


I feel safe in Thailand despite chaos

Iman Latief, a teacher from Cape Town, has not felt threatened in any way by the military takeover in Thailand.

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