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Thai New Year death toll reaches 322

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 18:22

At least 322 people were killed and 3,225 injured in road accidents during the one-week Thai New Year (Song-kran) celebrations, the country`s disaster prevention and mitigation department said Friday.

Detained Lebanese admit of spying on Israelis in Thailand

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 14:52

Thai authorities today said the two Lebanese men detained on suspicion of having ties with the Hezbollah militant group admitted that they arrived in Bangkok to spy on Israeli tourists.

Seven killed in two bus accidents in Thailand

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 19:26

At least seven people were killed and 90 injured in two bus accidents in Thailand Thursday.

Journalists charged with defaming Thailand`s Navy

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 15:10

Thai authorities have charged two journalists with defaming Thailand`s navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar.

Yingluck seeks more time from Thai court in NSC transfer case

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:34

Embattled Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday sought 15 more days from the constitutional court to prepare documents to defend herself in the case of unlawful transfer of the National Security Council chief.

Indian tourist dies on `sea walk` tour in Thailand

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 17:34

An Indian tourist died of heart failure after he went for a "sea walk" near Thailand`s popular beach town of Pattaya, bringing the country`s marine safety standards under the scanner yet again.

204 killed during Thailand`s Songkran festival celebrations

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 14:17

Drunk driving and speeding have claimed at least 204 lives and wounded 2,142 in Thailand during the first four days of the week-long Songkran festival that marks the arrival of spring.

Security beefed up in Thai`s south following series of blasts

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 22:25

Security was beefed up in Thailand`s Muslim majority restive southern provinces after a series of blasts hit the region during the past two days.

Thai caretaker PM concerned over frequent bomb blasts

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 15:52

Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday expressed concern over recent bomb explosions in the southernmost province of Yala.

Explosions in southern Thailand kill 1, wound 24

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 21:22

Suspected Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand launched a wave of attacks on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 24 others.

Thai Red Shirts vow `final fight` to defend Yingluck

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 16:02

Thailand`s pro-government "Red Shirt" supporters rallied for a second day Sunday, vowing to protect Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing a slew of legal challenges that could see her toppled within weeks.

Thai `Red Shirts` rally to support embattled PM

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 15:48

Thousands of Thai pro-government "Red Shirts" massed Saturday in a show of support for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, warning that they would resist attempts to oust her through the courts.