Thailand

British Man Killed In Front Of His Daughter During Thai Elephant Ride Is Named

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

A Scottish man who was killed in front of his teenage daughter during an elephant ride in Thailand on Monday has been named in reports as Gareth Crowe...

Dad's Death During Thai Elephant Ride Prompts Calls To Cease 'Cruel' Practice

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

UPDATE: British Man Killed In Front Of His Daughter During Thai Elephant Ride Is Named An international animal welfare group has warned of the crue...

Desperate Search For Rare Blood Type After Gap Year Grad's Horror Thai Crash

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A desperate search to find those with rare A negative (A-) blood has secured six additional units after a British gap year graduate was left needing a...

'Justice' Served For British Backpackers Killed In Thailand, Family Says

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK

The family of one of the British backpackers brutally murdered on a beach in Thailand said "justice" has been delivered after two Burmese migrants wer...

Pair Accused Of Murdering British Backpackers 'Confident' Of Acquittal

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK

Two men facing the death penalty for the murders of a pair of British backpackers in Thailand are "confident" they will be acquitted as they prepare t...

Mystery Over Brit Held 'Against Will' In Thailand Solved, After He Was Found Strolling On Beach

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

British backpacker Jordan Jacobs, who disappeared in Thailand after telling his family he would "never see us again", has been found strolling on a be...

Mystery Of Brit Held 'Against Will' In Thailand Has Apparently Been Solved

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

UPDATE: A British man who disappeared in Thailand almost a week ago has been found safe and well. The Foreign Office said Jordan Jacobs, from Lyneham,...

Israel and ASEAN Relations: Opportunities and Obstacles

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Despite a lack of publicity, for several years Israel has silently and cautiously cultivated deep-running political and economic cooperation with ASEA...

Thai Retreats: Aleenta Phuket Resort and Spa

The Spa Spy | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Phuket, Thailand. Doesn't exactly conjure images of peaceful nights and quiet luxurious romantic moments does it? Yet a mere 40km outside of the madness of Phuket town, sits the Aleenta Resort and Spa.

Lucy Sherriff

'Thailand's Nanny State Needs To End,' Warn Country's Young Leaders

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Thailand’s “nanny state” needs to come to an end, the country’s young leaders have urged, as they warn of protesting youths being taken off th...

The Slow Loris Pet Trade

Frontier | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK
Frontier

We know about Dancing Bears and tigers or lions needing rescue from circuses, stories of large reptiles wrongly being held in small terrariums and ov...

Solo Travel: Things I Know Now

Katy Gough | Posted 25.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Gough

I now know that style goes out of the window when on the road. You can forget your matching outfits, pretty hair accessories and *gasp* even makeup; when you travel comfort is king. That and finding confidence in leaving your room with unwashed hair, unshaved legs, a wet wipe shower and a spritz of eau de mozzie spray knowing that no one will judge you.

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Devotees Celebrate Vegetarian Festival By Piercing Their Faces With Swords

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

Gruesome images have emerged from an annual vegetarian festival in Thailand where attendees pierce their faces with sharp objects and swords. The r...

What is Home?

Benedict Beaumont | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benedict Beaumont

Is the place where you are from? Where you born and grew up? Is it your where your parents and childhood friends were and perhaps still are? Is it a place of memories, some good, some bad? Is it a place of feelings, perhaps warm and comforting or perhaps dark and anxious?

Seven Hair Raising Gap Year Ideas for Your Year Out

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Love adventure? Addicted to adrenaline? Live for the next crazy escapade that may (or may not) have you home in one piece? If you're looking for something totally different to do during your year out, take a look at some of our gap year dares. Not for the faint-hearted, here are seven hair raising adventures that will trump any ordinary gap year travel experience.

Impoverished Families Are Being Forced To Live In An Aeroplane Graveyard

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK

Desperate families unable to pay the high rents of the developing city of Bangkok, Thailand, are taking shelter in abandoned passenger jets in an aero...

Thai Police Arrest Man Over Bangkok Bombing

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK

Thai police arrested a suspect and seized bomb-making materials Saturday in the investigation of the bombing of a shrine in central Bangkok that kille...

Two Bangkok Bombing Suspects Hand Themselves In, Insisting They Are Tour Guides

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK

Two suspects in the Bangkok bombing have handed themselves in to police, insisting they are tour guides. Thai authorities said that the men are now...

Tributes Paid To London Law Student Killed In Bangkok Blast

PA | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A London law student was among at least 20 victims killed in a bomb blast at a popular shrine in Bangkok, according to her fellow students.Vivian Chan...

'The Yellow Shirt Guy Is Not Just The Suspect. He Is The Bomber'

AP/HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

Video released by Thai police shows a man sitting on a bench at the crowded Erawan Shrine removing a backpack then leaving it behind as he walks away....

British Teenager Vivian Chan Among Bangkok Bombing Victims

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

A British teenager was among 22 victims killed in the Bangkok bombing, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has confirmed. Vivian Chan, 19, a law stude...

CCTV Captures Horrifying Moment Bangkok Bomb Explodes

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

Bangkok Bombing: Up To 20 People Killed In Huge Rush Hour Explosion This is the moment a deadly blast caused havoc in a rush hour explosion in a ...

Multiple Deaths In Bangkok Motorcyle Bomb Explosion

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK

• Huge explosion caused by motorcycle bomb during rush hour • Up to 19 people dead and 80 injured • Majority of injured are reportedly foreig...

Fast Food and Even Faster Fighting: the Bangkok Connection

Jason Holmes | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

Gastronomy and pugilism. One, it seems, begets the other when you're standing outside the Rajadamnern Stadium in modern Bangkok, the beating heart of old Siam. You drink a glass of pennywort and hand over your baht. You sidestep to the next stall and buy some glutinous rice and pork cooked in banana leaves. Then your mind begins to drift.

Northumbria Student Paralysed From Waist Down After Moped Crash On Thailand Holiday

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A Northumbria student who was paralysed from the waist down following a moped crash on holiday in Thailand is hoping to return to university and finis...