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 | 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

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...

10 Reasons You Should Visit Thailand This Year

Marianne Stenger | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marianne Stenger

Tourism took a hit in Thailand last year after the May 22 military coup, but despite the media's penchant for focusing on the negative, visitor numbers are already on the rise and with the exception a few areas, Thailand is as safe for tourists as it's ever been.

What's It Really Like on a 10 Day Silent Retreat in Thailand?

Caroline Sylger Jones | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Sylger Jones

I haven't spoken a word in eight days. From my agonizing half-lotus position in the meditation hall, I watch William the English monk draw finger-circles on the table in front of him. 'Life is an uncomfortable business, but we suffer because we turn it into a 'me' experience,' he says.

Leicester Sack Players Caught In Thai 'Racist Orgy' Video

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Sport

Leicester City sacked three players on Wednesday who were caught on film taking part in a “racist orgy” on a recent club trip to Thailand. James P...

Why Are the United Nations Doing Nothing to Prevent the Genocide of the Rohingya?

Sayed Bukhari | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Politics
Sayed Bukhari

The international community, the UN, and the Muslim nations must act now to prevent a genocide which many observers have described as second only to the Holocaust. The concentration camps are well documented and there are several rumours of mass graves.

T-Shirts, Chicken Joints & Murals: Apparently Hitler's Really Popular in Thailand

Lewis Barton | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK
Lewis Barton

From fashion to fast food, Thailand has a real fixation with Hitler and Nazism! For most people the idea of wearing a T-shirt with the image of Hitl...

From Budget Backpacker to Five Star Traveller

Nicole Ettinger | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nicole Ettinger

Fifteen years ago I backpacked through Thailand and although it was a wonderful adventure, the budget accommodation side to it never did appeal to me; staying in windowless rooms with bunk-beds and stale air...Sleep - an impossible thing to achieve because of the bedbugs partying beneath me!

Leicester Players In 'Racist Orgy' Video While On Tour In Thailand

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Sport

Leicester City Football Club launched an internal investigation on Sunday following a report in the Sunday Mirror that three Foxes players took part i...