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'Elephant in the room': Animal crashes through kitchen wall as it looks for food

June 23, 2021 10:13 am

Boonchuay, the elephant, lives in the nearby Kaeng Krachan national park and visits the village frequently. The elephant-sized hole in their broken wall would take about 50,000 baht (around 1.16 lakh) to repair.

Phuket reopening offers model for Asia as travel bubbles burst

June 16, 2021 9:55 am

Tourism-reliant Thailand aims to allow quarantine-free travel to its prime destination from July 1 for the first time in more than a year, provided visitors are inoculated against Covid-19 and aren’t coming from high-risk countries.

Thai villages isolated over variant find amid Covid vaccine worry

May 24, 2021 2:14 pm

Health officials worry that the coronavirus variants being discovered in Thailand's villages are more contagious and that some vaccines are not as effective against the variants.

CM says Delhi government will import 18 tankers from Thailand, 21 oxygen plants from France

April 28, 2021 2:44 am

He said the Centre had also provided Delhi with five tankers to transport oxygen.

Thailand: Third COVID wave threatens plans to reopen tourism

April 21, 2021 1:18 pm

A new surge in coronavirus infections and a sluggish vaccine rollout could postpone plans to resume Thailand's foreign tourism sector. People working in the travel industry are struggling to make ends meet.

Family cat goes missing, discovered later inside a huge snake that invaded home

April 09, 2021 12:41 pm

A little girl in Thailand was left heartbroken when she realised that her beloved cat was eaten by a huge snake that entered their home. Images showed rescuers taking the boa away later.

April 3, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Hope In Gujarat

April 02, 2021 11:54 pm

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on April 3, 1981.

Thousands flee into Thailand following Myanmar air strikes

March 29, 2021 10:20 am

Earlier Sunday, an estimated 3,000 people crossed the river dividing the two countries into Thailand's Mae Hong Son province following two days of aerial attacks.

Irked by questions, Thailand PM sprays sanitiser on journalists, video goes viral

March 12, 2021 10:48 am

The video showed the Thai PM casually dousing the journalists sitting in the front row with the sanitiser while covering his own mouth with a mask.

From Sri Lanka to Seychelles: Destinations that have opened its doors for tourists amid Covid-19

March 07, 2021 1:30 pm

Countries like Denmark are mulling coronavirus digital passports that will act as proof that the holder has been vaccinated against Covid-19.

THAILAND PHOTOS

Campus-based Thai protest movement extends reach to streets

August 16, 2020 8:11 pm

Thousands of Thai protesters chanting “down with dictatorship” and “the country belongs to the people” joined an anti-government demonstration in Bangkok on Sunday that was one of the biggest since a 2014 coup.

Inside Mouni Roy's Thailand vacation

September 30, 2019 6:42 am

Mouni Roy shared some gorgeous photos of herself enjoying the waterfall and other beautiful locales of Thailand on her Instagram account.

Sonali Bendre is 'in paradise' with husband Goldie Behl and son Ranveer

August 04, 2019 7:23 am

Sonali Bendre who has returned to Mumbai after being cured of cancer took to her Instagram to share photos from her visit to "paradise".

In photos: Coronation of Thailand's King Vajiralongkom

May 06, 2019 7:42 am

Vajiralongkorn, who is the tenth monarch of the reigning Chakri dynasty, ascended the throne after the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 2016 and has since been dispatching his duties as a king.

Buddhist monks celebrate Makha Bucha festival in Thailand

February 20, 2019 6:51 am

Magha Puja or Makha Bucha, as it is known in Thailand, is celebrated on the full moon of the third lunar month. This year it falls on February 19

Thailand's rebel female Buddhist monks defy tradition, continue to fight for equality

January 14, 2019 10:26 am

In recent years, more Thai Buddhist women seeking to become full-fledged “bhikkunis”, or female monks, have been defying the tradition by pursuing the other option: getting ordained overseas, usually in Sri Lanka or India

Thailand's masked dance drama 'Khol' now on UNESCO cultural heritage list

January 09, 2019 7:03 am

Lakhon Khol was recently listed by UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural agency, as an intangible cultural heritage, along with neighbouring Thailand’s version of the dance, known as Khon

Thailand cave rescue over, all safe

July 12, 2018 6:48 am

Ending more than two weeks of the ordeal, all 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped deep inside a flooded Thai cave were rescued on Tuesday.

Operation to rescue 12 boys from Thailand cave nowhere close to ending

July 06, 2018 5:43 pm

The 12 boys, all between the ages of 11-16, belong to different schools in Mae Sai district in northern Thailand. Their coach is a 25-year-old. They are part of a local soccer team called ‘Wild Boar’.

Thailand bids farewell to late King Bhumibol Adulyadej with elaborate royal procession-See photos

October 27, 2017 8:55 am

Bhumibol's death at age 88 on October 13, 2016, after a reign of seven decades, sparked a national outpouring of grief. Millions of Thais visited the throne hall at Bangkok's Grand Palace to pay respects.

THAILAND VIDEOS

Japanese carmaker Nissan showcases future technology

January 21, 2016 3:32 pm

Yokohama/Los Angles, Jan 21 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania. As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city. Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about. Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji. Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand. The event's theme is "Discover Nissan" - Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program. Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan's Zama city. The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations - its past, present and future. Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center. The test ride was the showcase of Nissan's latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads. The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.