Bodies Discovered in Southern Thai Jungle

Songkhla, southern Thailand

Thai police have recovered 26 bodies from an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand. The camp in Songkhla province near the Thai-Malaysian border is thought to have been used by human traffickers. Initial investigations suggest that the victims … [Read more...]

7 Injured in Ko Samui Explosion

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An explosion occurred late last night on the Thai island of Ko Samui. The source of the blast was a vehicle parked in the underground car park of the Central Festival shopping mall in the Chaweng Beach area of the island. Local reports say seven … [Read more...]

Fatal Ferry Fire Near Krabi

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A 12-year-old girl has died following a fire on a ferry which was travelling from Krabi to Phuket. More than 100 passengers were forced to jump into the sea to escape the blaze which took hold in the engine room of the Ao Nang Princess ferry … [Read more...]

Thailand Lifts Martial Law

General Prayuth, Thailand

Last week, the ruling military junta in Thailand lifted martial law which had been in force since May 2014. However, the man who led the 2014 coup and now acts as prime minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, still retains wide-ranging powers. Those powers are … [Read more...]