Gulf Times - Thailand
Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand's deep south

Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand's deep south

Gunmen in Thailand's deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple, police said Saturday, capping a week of deadly violence as the prime minister vowed to ‘punish’ those responsible.

Canada takes in Saudi teen asylum seeker

Canada takes in Saudi teen asylum seeker

The young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday after successfully harnessing the power of Twitter to stave off deportation from Thailand.

Thai security forces kill two linked to deadly shooting at school

Thai security forces kill two linked to deadly shooting at school

Two insurgents believed to be tied to a motorcycle drive-by shooting at a school in Thailand's south were shot dead Saturday, police said, as UNICEF warned of trauma for children near the scene of the lunchtime violence.

Thai man kills six family members after New Year's party

Thai man kills six family members after New Year's party

A Thai man shot and killed six family members, including his two young children, before killing himself after a New Year's party, the police said on Tuesday.

PM meets Thai princess

PM meets Thai princess

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani met Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol, daughter of king of Thailand, and the accompanying delegation.

Thailand to hold much-delayed election on February 24

Thailand to hold much-delayed election on February 24

Thailand will hold a much-delayed general election on Feb. 24, 2019, the Election Commission said on Tuesday, after the junta lifted a ban on political activity it imposed after taking power in a coup in 2014.

Thailand-based group opens ‘seaview’ hotel in Doha’s West Bay

Thailand-based group opens ‘seaview’ hotel in Doha’s West Bay

A leading hospitality group based in Thailand has made its debut in Qatar with the launch of a new seaview hotel in Doha – Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha in West Bay.

Thailand raises shipwreck that killed 47 tourists

Thailand raises shipwreck that killed 47 tourists

Thailand on Saturday raised the shipwreck that killed 47 Chinese tourists in July, part of an ongoing investigation into the cause of the boat capsizing, officials said.

Thai bay made famous in 'The Beach' shut indefinitely

Thai bay made famous in 'The Beach' shut indefinitely

The glittering Thai bay immortalised in the movie ‘The Beach’ will be closed indefinitely to allow it to recover from the impact of hordes of tourists, an official said Wednesday, as a temporary ban on visitors expired.

British divers rescued Thai adults before saving 'Wild Boars': report

British divers rescued Thai adults before saving 'Wild Boars': report

Two British divers who helped rescue a Thai youth football team from a flooded cave had earlier saved four adults also stranded in the complex, according to a new report on a mission that gripped the world.

British retiree, Thai wife murdered in grisly killing

British retiree, Thai wife murdered in grisly killing

The bodies of a wealthy British retiree and his Thai wife were found buried on their own property Tuesday a week after an alleged contract killing that implicated the woman's brother, police said.

Thailand targets Qatar for medical tourism

Thailand targets Qatar for medical tourism

A number of Thailand hospitals, beauty clinics and wellness centres, with delegates from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) ...