The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, visited an evacuation centre for Thai flood victims yesterday, a day after announcing a $10m aid package.
Yingluck Shinawatra, the sister of an ousted Thai leader, is vowing to work for national reconciliation after formally becoming the country's first female prime minister.
Former England and Liverpool forward Robbie Fowler has joined Muangthong United and will be formally unveiled on Sunday, the Thai Premier League (TPL) club said in a statement today.
Thai police say twin attacks blamed by suspected Muslim militants have killed two soldiers and wounded nine others in southern Thailand.
Gap year deals
If this week's A-level results aren't quite what you'd hoped for, check out the gap-year adventures now on offer from Travelmood.
Go to travelmoodadventures.com
When I was able to afford a plane ticket and hire a car, I went on my first real holiday to Ibiza, which was in 1982. My sister and my girlfriend came with me and we all slept in a small Fiat for three nights until we gave in and booked into a hostel. We would go into San Antonio and enjoy the sun and the foreign culture. It was a real experience and obviously I've been going back ever since.
Security forces fired live rounds and rubber bullets at protesters during a clash outside Bangkok as the Red Shirts tested the government's vow to contain their disruptive rallies.
Anti-government protesters encamped for weeks in central Bangkok promised more aggressive measures after the government rejected their proposals to end increasingly violent protests in return for early polls.
French ski sale: £234
Departing 20 March, a week's self-catering in La Tania, France is down from £484 to £234 per person, including return flights, based on four sharing.
Go to: statravel.co.uk
The AA has launched a new "Best of Britain" iPhone app, full of recommendations for travellers on the move around the UK.
Price £4.99, from iTunes.
Jonathan Brown reports on the teenager transported from poverty to a life of loneliness by his £1.9m windfall
Mum, there's a tree growing out of our house! Lena Corner and family found a quiet spot hidden in the jungle on the south-east coast
The former French colony, known for its dense jungle and tropical beaches, is finally opening its doors to foreign buyers. Laura Latham reports
To eight-year-old Lucy, Thailand's Songkran festival came as something of a dream. In the middle of the country's hottest season, her travelling world exploded into a waterfight.
Confusion surrounds Malcolm Robertson's killing by three Burmese men as his wife slept on their yacht in the Andaman Sea
Scuba diving is an addictive sport, offering the chance to explore a realm that can be tranquil and electrifying in successive moments. Many divers head for popular destinations such as the Red Sea, but after a couple of trips, the popularity of these reefs takes the edge off the experience.