Thailand

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...

Thai Retreats: Kamalaya, Koh Samui

The Spa Spy | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The spa at Kamalaya is set amongst an abundance of nature. Treatment rooms are little thermoses overlooking the beach. Evening treatments are a bonus as they allow you to watch the sun set over the ocean just as you open your weary eyes to reality again. Kamalaya's main focus is on your mind, body and soul.

Rohingya Muslim Minority: The World's Most Unwanted People

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

It is difficult to see when all of this going to end, but one thing needs to be made clear: If we remain silent, all of us will eventually have to pay a heavy price.

Rohingya Refugee Crisis Is a Policy Success for President Thein Sein

Mark Farmaner | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK
Mark Farmaner

The simple truth is that the government of Burma has a policy of trying to drive the Rohingya out of the country. Boat loads of trafficked Rohingya heading for other countries are exactly what they want to see. For President Thein Sein, this is a policy success.

Embrace Change and Life Becomes Easy

Jojo Furnival | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

I am currently living in a Buddhist community in northern Thailand. Everyday we practice meditation, and mindfulness is a way of life; it is embedded in the way we talk, walk, work and eat.

Two Guys Go Out For A Few Quiet Beers... End Up In Thailand

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

Nunthorpe man Phillip Boyle went out for a few quiet drinks with a friend on Friday night - and ended up going on a spur-of-the-moment trip to Thailan...

Nine Overwater Bungalows to Escape Your Winter Blues

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

January and February are notorious for being the most depressing months of the calendar. In order to escape your winter blues, why not lust over a holiday in an exotic location? These luxurious overwater bungalow resorts offer privacy, luxury and unbeatable views.

Flying Solo

Lisa Edwards | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Edwards

In 2010 I booked my first holiday alone to Thailand, and it would turn out to be a momentous move. I had just split from my husband and I longed for freedom and to start leading my own life. Before I could think about it too much, I booked and paid for a holiday to Thailand.

A Break From the Backpack in Relaxed Koh Phangan

Ceri Matthias | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Matthias

Arriving at Haad Rin beach, Koh Phangan, I padded my way to the quieter end of the pretty 1km bay and propped myself against my backpack among a happy buzz of young sunbathers.

Louise Ridley

My Tsunami: Survivors Share Their Remarkable Stories 10 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK

This report contains graphic details The tsunami that ravaged the coasts of the Indian ocean on Boxing Day 2004 is still fresh in the minds of mill...