An explosion close to Erawan shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, killed at least 21 people including seven foreigners.
The tally of foreign tourists killed by the blast now stands at seven, Thai police spokesman Prawut Thavornsiri has told AFP.
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Regime gunmen assassinated celebrated Thai protest leader Sutin Taratin Sunday, during a brazen broad-daylight drive by shooting amid a melee between protesters and armed “red shirt” regime enforcers. Protests were held across the country at polling stations in opposition to … Read the rest
When a million people swarmed on to the streets of Brazil last June there was consensus that the protest was a phenomenon of the “new middle class” – squeezed by corruption and failing infrastructure. As the Thai protests continue, these … Read the rest
A bomb attack wounded dozens of people at an opposition protest march in Thailand’s capital on Friday, sending tensions soaring following weeks of mass rallies aimed at overthrowing the government.
“The bomb went off about 30m from popular opposition figure … Read the rest
by Paul Craig Roberts
The several days of organized protests in Ukraine are notable for the relative lack of police violence. Unlike in the US, Canada, Thailand, Greece, and Spain, peaceful protesters have not been beaten, tear gassed, water cannoned, … Read the rest
Some 1,000 anti-government protesters in Bangkok have broken into the compound of the Royal Thai Army headquarters in their bid to topple the current government. The largely non-violent action has been going on since Monday.
“We want to know which … Read the rest
Dunkin’ Donuts has apologized for the “insensitivity” of an advertising campaign in Thailand featuring a woman in blackface makeup to promote a new chocolate flavored doughnut.
The Dunkin’ Donuts franchise in Thailand came under criticism Friday after Human Rights Watch … Read the rest
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has long been known as the massage capital of the world. Now, it has a Guinness World Record to prove it.
A record-breaking 641 massage therapists mass-massaged 641 people simultaneously for 12 minutes to win the … Read the rest