Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, granted an audience and gave a short speech at his Palace compound in Hua Hin, where hundreds of senior politicians, military officials and civil servants gathered to mark the monarch's 86th birthday.
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Tuesday 03 December 2013
Government order puts an end to days of violent clashes, but protest leader vows to fight on until Prime Minister stands down
Monday 02 December 2013
Organisers of the Race of Champions have been forced to postpone this year's event due to the current political unrest in Thailand.
The protesters confronting the Thai government are pushing the country deeper towards social conflict
Sunday 01 December 2013
The bogeyman of the demonstrators is Thailand’s exiled de facto ruler, Thaksin Shinawatra
Thursday 28 November 2013
Thai government has been the target of mass protests in Bangkok since it pushed a bill to pardon Thaksin of a corruption conviction and give amnesty to thousands of other politically related cases between 2004 and 2013.
Friday 22 November 2013
Mr Conley was travelling with his partner when he was swept away while swimming, a friend had raised £30,000 to fund the search
Saturday 05 October 2013
Thai winter sun
Wednesday 02 October 2013
The founder of the royalist Yellow Shirt movement has been jailed for two years for defaming the monarchy by repeating offensive comments made by a political opponent.
Monday 30 September 2013
Britain’s Jamie Murray and partner John Peers of Australia clinched their third doubles title of the season with victory at the Thailand Open.
Sunday 29 September 2013
The former Prime Minister has been seen stepping off the £7,000-per hour jet
Friday 20 September 2013
The idyllic beaches have long attracted Brits but a growing number find themselves living rough, with drink problems and expired visas. Stephen Finch and Jamie Merrill report
Monday 09 September 2013
Decision to protect the brand of the airline has done precisely the opposite
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