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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.
 

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.

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.

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.

Fears for ancient Thai temples as floods recede

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