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Six of us realized needless at Colossal Hyatt hotel in Bangkok | BBC News

Six people have been found dead in a luxury hotel suite in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok. Confusion and mystery have surrounded the grim discovery, with local media initially suggesting there had been a shooting at the five-star Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, but police later dismissed these reports and said there was no evidence of gunfire. Instead,…

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Thailand senate approves same-sex marriage bill | BBC News

The upper house of Thailand’s parliament has approved a law giving equal marriage rights to same sex couples. It will now be sent to the Thai King for royal assent. Once the law receives royal approval, Thailand will become the third place in Asia – after Taiwan and Nepal – to allow same-sex marriage. Subscribe…

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Ragged Thai PM to be indicted on costs of insulting the monarchy | BBC Files | BBC Files

Thailand’s former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be indicted on charges of insulting the monarchy, the country’s attorney-general has said. The controversial political leader, who returned to Thailand last year after 15 years in exile, is being charged over an interview he gave to a Korean newspaper nine years ago. In that interview he had…

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How Thailand’s lucrative hashish alternate is below possibility – BBC World Service Documentaries

Thailand became the first country in Asia to legalise the recreational use of cannabis in 2022. It is now set to make a U-turn and restrict cannabis to medical use only. Click here to subscribe to our channel 👉🏽 https://bbc.in/3VyyriM The government decision comes after a survey suggested that the recreational use of cannabis among…

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Thailand: 10 million folks undergo air pollution-related diseases in 2023 | BBC News

More than 10 million people in Thailand sought treatment for illnesses linked to air pollution in 2023, authorities have said. The data, from the National Economic and Social Development Council, has been released at a time when Thailand’s air quality is getting worse. Widespread burning of farms and forest fires, notably in the country’s north,…

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Mature Thai PM hopeful cleared of breaking election law | BBC Files

Thailand’s constitutional court has cleared former prime ministerial candidate Pita Limjaroenrat of violating election rules. He was accused of holding shares in a media company that was prohibited by Thai election law but argued that the outlet had become defunct years ago. His Move Forward Party won the most seats in last year’s election but…

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My Unusual Diesel Thailand River Boat

This project has been a long time in the making and we still have a lot to do to get it back to the states but I had to travel half way across the world to give y’all the best content possible! #Thai #USA #LongTail Big Thanks to Will – https://www.instagram.com/thesuperfinch/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet&igshid=OGQ5ZDc2ODk2ZA== Bird (Boat Builder) -…

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Drop in Chinese language vacationers hurts Thailand’s economy – BBC News

Thailand’s economy was hit particularly hard by the Covid pandemic, in part due to its reliance on a huge tourism industry.   Chinese tourists in particular made up one quarter of Thailand’s 40 million foreign visitors in 2019.   There was hope that 2023 would see tourist numbers bounce back to pre-Covid levels – but…

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Three of us killed and teenager held over Bangkok mall shooting – BBC Info

Three people have been killed in a shooting at a luxury shopping mall in the centre of Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, medics say. Four other people were injured in the incident, including a foreign national. A suspect – a 14-year-old boy – has been arrested after surrendering. He had been using a handgun, police said. The…

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Thailand Pride celebrations kick off in Bangkok – BBC News

Pride celebrations have begun in Thailand. Thailand is open to LGBTQ+ communities but has never passed the same-sex marriage law. However, the winner of the recent election, the Move Forward party, has said that adopting this law is part of its main agenda. Please subscribe here: http://bit.ly/1rbfUog #Thailand #BBCNews

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