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 31.03.2014 | 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.

Layana Resort and Spa, Koh Lanta

The Spa Spy | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Arriving by speedboat transfer, then whisked through a world of white sandy beaches and lush tropical greenery, I felt terribly glamorous - like I'd arrived on the set of a Bond film. I know I have a wild imagination, but it sure beats a taxi...

In Search of Enlightenment: Destinations to Revive a Weary Soul

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

When the chaos of everyday life gets a bit much, it's time to take a break that will revive your body and soul. While holidays lounging on the beach may be restorative, some of us look for an experience that will leave us with more than just beautiful photographs and happy memories.

Travel Eye: Budget Accommodation in Southeast Asia

Karen Edwards | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Bargains don't pop up too often these days, meaning we're all holding out for "the right moment" to take that perfect trip. Well, that's where the wonderful region of Southeast Asia comes in. Because once you've bought the flight ticket, you'll find bumming around the area is actually pretty cheap!

My 25-Year Long Mission for Social Justice and Poverty Eradication

Albina Du Boisrouvray | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK
Albina Du Boisrouvray

As the founder of FXB International, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to lifting people out of extreme poverty, and its FXBVillage programme, my mission was to provide a solution to the key drivers of extreme poverty through a holistic and self-sustaining approach.

Thailand in Crisis: Peace, Pheu Thai and PDRC

Porndee Chua | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Porndee Chua

From the onset of the coup in 2006, politics, and the figure of Thaksin Shinawatra remains a deeply polarising issue in Thailand. In November 2012, Thaksin was invited to speak in Cambridge...

Five Best Eco Hotels in Asia

Mark Hodson | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

South East Asia is one of the world's most beautiful regions, with its spectacular coral reefs, abundant wildlife and rainforests dating back 130 million years. Unfortunately, it's also a part of the world developing fast under the pressures of consumerism, rising populations and intensive farming.

Asia-Pacific Is Leading the World on Carbon Emissions Trading

Adam Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

This article is co-authored with Terry Townshend who is Head of Policy at GLOBE International It is not well know that Kazakhstan -- a nation whose l...

The Din of Misogyny at Bangkok Protests

Thin Lei Win | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Thin Lei Win

An anti-government protester blows a whistle as he walks past a cartoon and a banner insulting Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra near the Government House in Bangkok, on Dec. 8, 2013. The bumper stickers on the effigy of Yingluck say, "Get out, idiot". The cardboard banner says, "Paying taxes for a whore to travel"

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...

Forget UK Festivities: Why Not Spend Christmas Abroad?

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Here are some fantastic alternatives to spending Christmas at home. And yes, we know it's an expensive time of year; but there are some fantastic deals available in the low season.

Winter Sun Getaways for New Year

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jerrine M Lowe

As temperatures begin to plummet in Blighty, it can only mean it's time to pack your bags and head to warmer climates, where spectacular beaches, exotic food and sunshine are a plenty.

Island Hopping: Mini Guide to Thailand's Islands

Frontier | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Wherever you look Thailand is bathed in stunning panoramic views. Wherever you go there are palm trees, sand and beautiful clear blue waters. Here is a list of Thailand's best sun-drenched islands that you can hop on and off as you please.

Thailand's Prime Minister Dissolves Parliament Amid Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Thailand's parliament has been dissolved by its beleaguered prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, who called a snap election, amid mass demonstrations ...

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...

Six Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

So many places; so little time. Yes I love to travel, but deciding on where to go when there are so many places can be tricky...

Trend: Ten Cube Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

The concept of the cube hotel first emerged in Spain, and has grown in popularity in recent years to spread to many diverse corners of the world, from the Swedish Lapland to the Australian Outback and the coast of Thailand.

Charitable Dealer Tries To Donate Meth To Flood Relief Centre

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK

A charitable but misguided Thai man was arrested after trying to donate methamphetamine to victims of the country's recent flooding. Jakrit Mukprad...

Rihanna's Sex Show Tweets Prompt Arrests

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Rihanna’s recent trip to Thailand as part of her Diamonds World Tour has led to two arrests after the singer got involved in the shocking tourist at...

'Green Growth' Is Key, New Development Paradigm for Developing Countries

Julian Hunt | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK
Julian Hunt

Following a recent meeting between Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao and Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei, the ADB has pledged its support for green and inclusive growth in China with a major new investment...

Super-Luxe Retreats: Four Seasons Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand

The Spa Spy | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

I visualise - for relaxation, sometimes during yoga, to get to sleep or if I'm just feeling a bit 'fed up'. I've got a few places I go to. Sometimes country hills or mountains, more often somewhere near the sea; a white sand beach with crystal clear waters. One of my favourite places is the reception terrace at Four Seasons Resort, Koh Samui.

No Photos Please - Why a Picture Op With Rihanna Is Bad News if You're Endangered

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Good looking, very desirable, a creature of the night, constantly blinded by the flashes of adoring fans, and now a true worldwide celebrity - it must be hellish hanging out with Rihanna if you are an endangered slow loris...

This Advert Will Break Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK

Think of Rose lying on that broken door by the sinking Titanic, shaking her beloved Jack. Mufasa falling off that cliff. Bambi's mother. The grandfath...