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Second victim of Thai coastal town bombings dies


BANGKOK A second person has died from injuries sustained when two bombs exploded earlier this week at a hotel in Thailand's southern coastal town of Pattani, officials said on Friday.


Thailand's junta suspends Bangkok governor pending graft probes 25 Aug 2016

BANGKOK Thailand's military government suspended the governor of Bangkok, the country's most senior elected official, on Thursday while the country's attorney general investigates allegations of corruption and misuse of city funds.


Thai junta rules out link between latest bombs and tourist-town attacks 24 Aug 2016

BANGKOK Thailand's military government said on Wednesday there was no connection between two bombings overnight that killed one person in the southern town of Pattani and a wave of deadly attacks on tourist spots this month. | Video


Thai military court accepts case against 'Facebook Eight' 23 Aug 2016

BANGKOK A Thai military court accepted a case on Tuesday against eight people charged with ridiculing junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha on Facebook, extending a crackdown against dissent after Thais voted earlier this month to accept a military-backed charter.


Thailand's tiger tourism expands despite raid on infamous tiger temple 23 Aug 2016

BANGKOK Thailand's tiger tourism business is booming and the captive tiger population is growing fast, experts say, more than two months after Thai wildlife authorities found scores of dead cubs while rescuing animals from the popular Tiger Temple.


Thailand bomb attacks the work of 'at least' 20 people - police 22 Aug 2016

BANGKOK Thai police on Monday said at least 20 people were involved in carrying out a wave of deadly bombings in the country's south earlier this month.

Thai activist on hunger strike to be released on bail - lawyers 19 Aug 2016

BANGKOK A Thai student activist detained for campaigning against a military-backed constitution and in the second week of a hunger strike will be released on bail on Friday, his lawyers said.


Thai police name suspect in deadly blasts, working with Malaysia 19 Aug 2016

BANGKOK Police identified a Thai man on Friday as a suspect in their investigation into attacks that killed four people and wounded dozens in a wave of bombings in Thailand's south a week ago.


Thailand issues arrest warrant for second suspect in deadly blasts 16 Aug 2016

BANGKOK A Thai military court issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for a second suspect in connection with a wave of deadly bomb attacks last week that killed four people and injured dozens, police said.


Thailand avoids linking bloody insurgency to tourist site blasts 15 Aug 2016

BANGKOK Within hours of last week's deadly bomb and arson attacks in Thailand, police and senior officials publicly ruled out any link to foreign militants and insisted the perpetrators, as yet unidentified, were homegrown.