Ayutthaya

Boat in fatal Thai accident was overcrowded, piloted recklessly: Police

The accident happened on Sunday on the Chao Phraya River in Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage site located some 80 km north of the Thai capital of Bangkok.
 

Sep 19, 2016, 11:07 AM IST

Thais search for missing as 15 die in pilgrim boat accident

The search for several missing passengers continued Monday after a boat carrying Muslim pilgrims sank on Thailand`s Chao Phraya river leaving at least 15 people dead, a provincial governor said.

Sep 19, 2016, 09:26 AM IST
Ayutthaya: Once a diplomatic hub in the Siamese kingdom, now a Thailand heritage site

Ayutthaya: Once a diplomatic hub in the Siamese kingdom, now a Thailand heritage site

Founded in 1350, Ayutthaya was the second capital of the Siamese kingdom.

May 23, 2016, 15:00 PM IST

Elephant poisoned to death in Thailand

A 50-year-old celebrity elephant was allegedly poisoned to death and its metre-long tusks sawn off in Thailand`s Ayutthaya province, media reports said today.

Jul 11, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

Fears for ancient Thai temples as floods recede

The ruined temples of Ayutthaya have survived centuries of tropical heat and rain.

Nov 20, 2011, 12:26 PM IST