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Doing This Salute From The Hunger Games Can Get You Locked Up In Thailand

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

In the Hunger Games world of Panem, the three-finger salute is the sign of defiance. In Thailand too, it has become a symbol of resistance against the...

Travel Eye: Treat Yourself in Thailand

Karen Edwards | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Heading to the sunshine for a special occasion? Or perhaps you're just tired of the backpacker digs? Whether it's a cosy boutique hotel in the jungle, a shack by the sea or a pampering palace you're after - you can find exactly what you need in Thailand.

WWII Bomb Kills Seven People In Bangkok Scrapyard Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

Seven people have been killed by a World War Two bomb that had lain dormant in a Bangkok building site, after it was accidentally detonated by constru...

A Conversation With a Bangkok Sex Customer

Katie McQue | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katie McQue

While a night with a Thai prostitute quickly evaporates into a drunken memory for the guy; a story chuckle over with his mates back home. Many of these women are bought over and over again simply because they can't afford not to be.

LOOK: Thailand Crisis Deepens As Explosion Hits Bangkok Protesters

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Dozens of people have been wounded in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, after an explosion ripped through an anti-government rally. At least 28 people h...

Drone Shows Epic Footage Of Bangkok Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Cassandra Ward | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A drone has been deployed over the streets of Bangkok to give a birds-eye view of the tens of thousands of protesters taking to the streets to protest...

Let's Begin Our Thai Love-in

Rebecca Root | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Root

Awakening one cold, March morning to snowflakes trickling down my window and an icy chill seeping though my door, I had a thought. A thought so clea...

Streets of Bangkok

Ben Falk | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

The theme of the menu is Bangkok street food, but paying homage to the colonial influences of its neighbouring countries. As such, there's a great deal of choice - from soupy broths to burgers. So we got to taste a little of lots, we decided to share everything, apart from our Thai beers.

The Elephant March

Elaine Ross | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK
Elaine Ross

Friday 4th October 2013 will be an historic day. I know this because it cannot not be. In some ways it's just simple predictive history, in others it's a stirring, a surge or the tremors that result in a tsunami. Either way, it will be an historic day. For on this day that thing will happen that pushes a wedge of change, whether it be in the corridors or power or in the thoughts of the individual.

Thai Airways Blacks Out Logo After Skidding Off Runway

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

Thai Airways workers erected a crane and blacked out the plane's logo after the Airbus A330-300, carrying at least 280 people, skidded off the runway ...

Bangkok University Makes Students Wear Blinkers During Exam To 'Stop Cheating'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A university in Bangkok forced students to wear paper blinkers during exams to stop them cheating, but has said it did not intend to humiliate them. ...

Travel Eye: A City-Beach Break Combo in Thailand

Karen Edwards | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

I have just seven days before work calls again. So, the mission is to experience the best of Thailand in seven days - and it turns out, this is entirely doable.

Thailand to Cambodia: The Infamous Border Crossing

Nicholas Cooper | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Nicholas Cooper

Last summer some friends and I took a trip around a few parts of South-East Asia. Of the entire trip we'd planned, getting out of Thailand was the part I was really the most nervous about. Pick up any guidebook to SE Asia and you're faced with page after page of warnings about the scams and the nightmarish coaches and tuk-tuk's between the Thai-Cambodian borders.

Technological Body Modification: In Pursuit of Singularity

Clare Acheson | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Tech
Clare Acheson

Researchers and amateur practitioners alike are fusing man and machine to speed up communication and boost intelligence. Body modification programmes that embrace the study of and desire for the transitioning of humanity through technology are emerging around the world.

Best Hotels For New Year's Eve Parties

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Bored of another festive break spent in your local pub, hoping not to run into 'that guy' (or girl) from last year? Perhaps it's time to throw caut...

Penis Removed After Olive Oil Enlargement Injection

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

A man has been forced to have his penis removed five years after it was injected with olive oil to make it bigger. The unnamed 50-year-old was adm...

LOOK: Is That Alan Sugar? In A Cloud?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Of all the places you'd expect an Alan Sugar-shaped cloud to appear - and let's be honest, there aren't many - Bangkok has to be the most random. ...

Thai Man Holds Wife Hostage At Knifepoint (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Thai police have arrested a man who held his own wife hostage at knifepoint on a Bangkok street. Sakdawut Hamsiri, 30, believed to be under the inf...

First UK University To Open In Bangkok

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Plans to unveil the UK's first private university campus in Bangkok have been revealed. The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has signed an ...

WATCH: Amazing Thai Iced Tea-Making Tricks

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Everyone loves a good cup of tea. In fact, it's hard to imagine something more pleasurable than a good cup of tea, well-made, served just when you nee...

Thai Government Warns Against Facebook 'Like'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Tech

Thai authorities have warned the country's Facebook users that "liking" certain groups, specifically ones that expound anti-monarchy sentiments, is a ...

Bittersweet Festival for Flooded Thailand

Simon Roughneen | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK
Simon Roughneen

AYUTTHAYA, Thailand - On dark, humid and gloomy Sunday a month ago, Sasikarn Kornair served up just about the best fried chicken I have ever tasted, standing knee-deep in rising floodwaters in her Arthika restaurant, which on a sunny day would sit in the shade of the nearby city hospital.

The Occupation, St Paul's, Thailand and Durban: For Love or Money

Anuradha Vittachi | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Anuradha Vittachi

What links the Occupation movement, an ancient cathedral, floods in Thailand, and the UN? You can thread them as four beads on a single necklace.

(Pictures) Tourists Stay Put In Bangkok As Thousands Flee Floods

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK

Flooding has caused thousands of residents to flee Bangkok but many tourists remain, according to reports. Updating its travel advice to Britons, ...

Roads Gridlocked As Bangkok Residents Flee Floods

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK

Panicked residents of Bangkok are scrambling to leave Thailand's capital city after flood warnings predict the situation worsening over the weekend. ...