Thai police identify Bangkok bomb attackers on CCTV

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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Rice wars simmer after Thai protest leader’s assassination

ricefarmersRegime 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

Dozens wounded in Thai bomb attack

Suthep Thaugsuban
Suthep Thaugsuban

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 … Read the rest

Defeated by the Taliban, Washington decides to take on Russia,China

pcrby 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

Thai protesters capture army HQ

thaiprotestSome 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.

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Dunkin’ Donuts apologises for ‘bizarre and racist’ advertisement

The advertisement that caused a furore
The advertisement that caused a furore

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 … Read the rest

Thailand breaks mass-massage world record

Thai masseuses

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 … Read the rest