Thai militants kill two in twin bomb attacks

Thai police say twin attacks blamed by suspected Muslim militants have killed two soldiers and wounded nine others in southern Thailand.

Salamander's Thai well disappoints

Salamander Energy's Dao Ruang-2 well in the Khorat Basin in Thailand is to be temporarily suspended after failing to flow at commercial rates, the company said yesterday.

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The surprise winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes last year, this film will leave UK viewers bemused and entranced in equal measure.

Elephants help each other out

They say elephants never forget; now scientists have shown they are also capable of helping one another.

Thai ladyboys chosen as flight attendants

A new Thai airline is hiring transsexual ladyboys as flight attendants with aim of setting itself apart from its competitors.

Cambodian troops in Thai border skirmish

Hundreds of Cambodian soldiers camped yesterday at a cliff-top Khmer temple in the line of fire from deadly border skirmishes with Thai troops. The conflict heated up with the Cambodian leader declaring it a "real war". But a fragile truce has lasted for two days.

Video: Cambodia and Thailand clash

Thailand has been accused of damaging an 11th century Khmer temple as skirmishes with Cambodia continue for a fourth day.

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Video: Suspected paedophile arrested in Thailand

A man accused of abusing children as young as 18 months has been arrested in Thailand after spending 12 years on the run.

PM to cancel his Thai Christmas

David Cameron is to cancel a planned family holiday to Thailand this Christmas, following complaints from campaigners about the country's human-rights record.

Travel challenge: A beach holiday in Thailand

Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a 10-night beach holiday in Thailand departing in late November. Prices are per person based on two people travelling together and include Thai Airways flights from Heathrow.

'Red Shirts were not trained here,' says Cambodia

Cambodia has denied that members of the anti-government "Red Shirt" movement from neighbouring Thailand were trained at a Cambodian army base to assassinate Thai leaders, including the Prime Minister.

Thailand: 'Lord of war' could be extradited to US

A court yesterday dismissed charges of money-laundering and wire fraud against the suspected Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, bringing him a step closer to extradition to the United States to face terrorism charges.

Tips and deals of the week: 12/09/2010

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Briton sought over killing of Marine

Police in Thailand are searching for a British kickboxer they suspect of killing a former US Marine in a barroom brawl in Phuket over the weekend.

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