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  • Tham Luang caves closing for retrieval of all rescue equipment

    Tham Luang caves closing for retrieval of all rescue equipment

    Chiang Rai’s Tham Luang caves, the scene of the international cave rescue last July, will close to all visitors from February 19 to allow Thai Navy SEALs to enter and recover equipment left in the cave after the rescue mission. The mission, which captured the attention of media around the world and changed the young men’s lives forever, extracted 13 members of the local Mu Pa youth football team who became trapped by flooding last July when they headed there for a post-training one hour excursion

  • Uighur escapees captured and back in Mukdahan jail

    Uighur escapees captured and back in Mukdahan jail

    Seven undocumented Uighurs, who escaped from an immigration facility in northeast Mukdahan, on the Laos border in far north-east Thailand last week, have been recaptured. Pol Colonel Sith Sirikangwalkul, the acting Immigration chief for the region, says that one was recaptured on Tuesday (February 12), the same night everyone escaped, and two more were found in a forest two kilometres away on Wednesday

  • Phuket: Area to have water shut off for 12 days

    Phuket: Area to have water shut off for 12 days

    The Phuket Water Authority (PWA) has announced that water supply in some areas of Cherng Talay will be cut from February 16 to February 28. The supply will be shut off in some areas during day and night. Water will be shut off while work is being carried out moving and replacing water pipes

  • Airbus signals end to A380 production, end of an era

    Airbus signals end to A380 production, end of an era

    Emirates Airlines says it’s reducing its Airbus A380 orders from 162 to 123 aircraft.

  • UPDATE: Kalasin shooting. Husband dies after shooting.

    UPDATE: Kalasin shooting. Husband dies after shooting.

    A Kalasin private school executive, shot in the head after a Valentine’s Day fight with his wife, has died in hospital as a result of his injuries.

  • Missing Chiang Rai mother found safe in Kunming after 8 months

    Missing Chiang Rai mother found safe in Kunming after 8 months

    A missing 59 year old Thai woman, reportedly suffering from Alzheimers, has been found in Kunming, China’s Yunnan province, about 700 kilometres  from her home in Thailand. She was reported missing from the northern province of Chiang Rai eight months ago. Kunming police found the woman, Kaewmanee Arjor, walking alone on a highway and alerted Thai officials in the Chinese city.

  • Cobra Gold troops drink blood from decapitated cobras in annual jungle ceremony

    Cobra Gold troops drink blood from decapitated cobras in annual jungle ceremony

    Thailand and US military forces have joined in the opening ceremony for the annual Cobra Gold military exercise. Cobra Gold is the largest biggest military exercise of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region with 29 nations taking part as participants or observers

  • Air quality for Thailand – February 15

    Air quality for Thailand – February 15

    Central Thailand Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution. Northern Thailand Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects

  • Vietnamese blogger has vanishes in Thailand – Radio Free Asia

    Vietnamese blogger has vanishes in Thailand – Radio Free Asia

    PHOTO: Một Góc Nhìn Khác A Vietnamese blogger,Truong Duy Nhat, working for Radio Free Asia, has vanished after fleeing to Thailand. The news organisation has voiced its concerns today as rights activists share their fear that he had been abducted

  • Air quality for Thailand – February 6

    Air quality for Thailand – February 6

    Central Thailand Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution. Northern Thailand Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected