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Thai massage makes it to the UNESCO heritage list; here's everything you need to know

December 13, 2019 12:34 pm

The massage follows a traditional healing mechanism that folds the body and uses sharp elbow techniques.

Thai massage may soon get UNESCO recognition

December 09, 2019 9:15 pm

The massage technique is said to have been originated in India and brought to Thailand some 2,500 years ago by doctors and monks, who passed its secrets to generations.

A riot of colours in Thailand's Chiang Rai

December 08, 2019 7:50 am

Eye-popping art, architecture and unhurried markets of a relatively unknown northern city of Thailand

Visiting Thailand? Here are the dos and don'ts

November 24, 2019 2:42 pm

If you are one of those looking to take that long-pending travel to Thailand, here are important pointers that you must keep in mind.

Explained: What is Thailand's separatist insurgency that has killed 7,000 in the last 2 decades?

November 08, 2019 8:26 am

An anti-government insurgency has been simmering in the region since 2001.

Sacked royal consort, immoral acts, evil misconduct: Thailand's surprising palace intrigue

November 07, 2019 4:01 pm

The recent announcement that four palace insiders were being stripped of their royal and military titles capped a tumultuous week, which began when the king’s official companion was publicly purged.

Officials say at least 15 killed in attack in Thailand's restive south

November 06, 2019 10:28 am

Suspected insurgents killed at least 15 and wounded four village defence volunteers in a late-night shooting at a security checkpoint in Thailand's Muslim-majority south.

Explained: What will Modi discuss in Thailand, what are the events

November 02, 2019 7:01 pm

The 35th ASEAN and Related Summits are scheduled from Saturday to Monday in Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok.

Thai king fires more officials for 'extremely evil' conduct, 'adultery'

October 30, 2019 9:55 pm

The four dismissals on Tuesday followed those of six palace officials last week, who were accused of severe disciplinary misconduct that caused harm to the royal service.

Lèse-majesté law explained: Why ‘insulting’ Thai king can land you in jail

October 26, 2019 9:11 pm

Although the foreign press has often reported about the Thai monarchy, any discussion about the royals within Thailand itself, if perceived as “insulting”, can lead to strict punishment under the nation’s lèse-majesté law.

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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.

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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.