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Class act: Thai teacher learns how to make English lessons fun

17 Jul 2019

BANGKOK Thai English teacher Theeraphong Meesat has a unique way of boosting his students' confidence in class and making sure they loosen up - by wearing outrageous outfits and makeup. | Video

Elephants march in Thailand to pay respects to newly crowned king

07 May 2019

BANGKOK Ten elephants painted white marched on Tuesday near Bangkok's Grand Palace to honour Thailand's newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn, a day after ceremonies for his coronation ended.

Cuteness overload: Corgis are king at this 'pawsome' cafe

26 Mar 2019

BANGKOK It started as an over-sized litter and turned into a business plan. | Video

'He is a free man' - refugee Bahraini footballer heads home to Australia

12 Feb 2019

BANGKOK A refugee Bahraini footballer with residency status in Australia boarded a flight for Melbourne early on Tuesday after Bahrain dropped its bid to have him extradited from Thailand, bringing to an end a case that had drawn international criticism. | Video

Polluted Bangkok's Year of the Pig curbs on incense go up in smoke

05 Feb 2019

BANGKOK Thais of Chinese descent largely ignored Bangkok's call for restraint in burning of incense and "spirit money" to mark the Lunar New Year as the city fights choking pollution.

Thai court sets extradition hearing of Bahraini footballer for April

04 Feb 2019

BANGKOK Jailed Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, who fled political upheaval in the Middle East nation and has refugee status in Australia, will spend at least two more months in prison in Thailand after a court set an extradition hearing for April.

Leicester City players attend funeral of late owner in Thailand

04 Nov 2018

BANGKOK Leicester City players attended the funeral for club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, killed in a helicopter crash a week ago, at a Bangkok temple on Sunday on the second day of a ceremony due to last one week.

Leicester City owner's Buddhist funeral starts in Thailand with royal honour

03 Nov 2018

BANGKOK The funeral of Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, killed in a helicopter crash a week ago, got underway at a Bangkok temple on Saturday with a Buddhist bathing rite using water bestowed by the Thai King. | Video

Thai elephants kick off anti-gambling campaign ahead of World Cup

12 Jun 2018

AYUTTHAYA/BANGKOK Elephants kicked off World Cup fever in Thailand's ancient capital of Ayutthaya on Tuesday, playing a soccer match to raise awareness against illegal gambling. | Video

Southeast Asia's plastic 'addiction' blights world's oceans

06 Jun 2018

BANGKOK On her lunch break, Bangkok office worker Chinapa Payakha emerges from a 7-Eleven store with two plastic bags. | Video

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