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  • Police Car
    Baby body parts attempted to be shipped to the U.S.
    Sheets of skin, several feet and a baby's head were found a container that was being shipped from Bangkok to the United States. The baby body parts were found when a Bangkok parcel company scanned the package. According to a Sunday, Nov. 16...
  • Great things to do in Bangkok
    Great things to do in Bangkok
    There is no city quite like Bangkok. It is a great destination but also a connecting city to other destinations in Asia with wonderful things to see.The Temple of Dawn, Wat (Thai for temple) Arum is located on the “other side” of the...
  • Futsalroos ASEAN silver 2014
    Futsalroos finish AFF Championships in second
    The Futsalroos have come second in the 2014 AFF Futsal Championship as they fell to a 6-0 loss to Thailand in the final at Shah Alam in Malaysia on Saturday night.It was a replay of the 2013 final, which saw Thailand win 2-1 and won the Thais...
  • suicide by crocodile
    Woman commits suicide by throwing herself into crocodile pit
    A 65-year-old Thai woman has committed suicide by throwing herself into a pit of crocodiles at a reptile park popular with tourists.Wanpen Inyai was killed after leaping into a pit filled with nearly 1,000 crocodiles during opening hours at...
  • Principals at Harvard and in Thailand
    Riding Harvard's Coattails?
    Harvard’s somewhat delayed initiative to get the ball firmly rolling for a Thai studies program at the world renown institution briefly took a backseat in 2014 as criticism of the intentions of its Thailand-based sponsors (Ministry of...
  • Sa Paper umbrellas at Bo Sang Handicraft Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Witness the art of Sa Paper umbrella crafting at Bo Sang Village
    In addition to their deliciously famousKhao SoiNoodles, Chiang Mai is also well known for it's silk and hand-woven textiles. Along San Kamphaeng Road lay many factories and show rooms creating and displaying silk, silverware and gems....
  • Chiang Mai Khai Soi Noodles
    Discovering Chiang Mai's famous Khao Soi
    Chiang Mai Curry Noodles, also known as Khao Soi, is a popular lunch meal found mainly in northern Thailand. This spicy noodle soup usually consists of a bowl of egg noodles and a chicken leg covered in a soupy mild coconut curry, topped with...
  • Wat Chedi Luang (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
    Two must see temples of Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Once the capital of Thailand's Lanna Kingdom, Chiang Mai serves as a northern hub to many interested in it's vast cultural and natural offerings. Known for it's silk and hand woven textiles, this "Rose of the North" is a...
  • The Ancient Temple in the Ruins of the Ancient City of Ayutthaya, Thailand
    The Ancient Temple in the Ruins of the Ancient City of Ayutthaya, Thailand
    There are so many surprises and so much to see at Ayutthaya's ruins, the ancient capital of Siam for 417 years! It is amazing how many buildings are still intact among the ruins.The interesting Wat Lokayasutharam Buddhist Temple sat surrounded...
  • A flower
    Best Time to Invest In Thai Civil Society
    From late October 2013 to the middle of May 2014 Thailand - one of America’s closest allies in Southeast Asia stretching back nearly two centuries - was racked with political turmoil and the political equivalent of a Mexican Standoff among...
  •  The Raft Hotel
    The Raft Hotel
    Experiencing nature gives us a feeling of escape, to feel free of the restraints of the cities. We can thrill to the wonders of southern Thailand's jungles for one-of-a-kind adventures. The Elephant Hills Tent Camp Resort offers adventures for...
  • Windstar 'Private Events': Nights to remember
    Windstar 'Private Events': Nights to remember
    Here’s a night you’ll be talking about for years.First, let’s set the stage: You’re cruising the Aegean Sea and the Turkish coast on one of the small luxury cruise ships operated by the Windstar line.Today’s stop is...
  • Ride an Elephant Through the Jungle"
    Ride an Elephant Through the Jungle"
    One of the biggest thrills was going on my first elephant safari at the Elephant Hills Resort, Khao Sok, Thailand. When I got close to the elephants, they seemed so gentle, not even moving if I touched them. Of course the Mahout (elephant trainer)...
  • the author, Frank G Anderson
    Royal Reich - Introduction
    More grease falls off the Oxcart AxelThailand’s old veteran of state persecution, an engaged Buddhist and advocate of Thainess, octogenarian Sulak Sivaraksa seemingly filled in an hour or two extra with a pandering piece of pro-junta ...
  • Buddha Mural
    Not Buddhists
    Several years ago I used to watch from a guarded out-of-the-way position as Saudi Arabia’s renown Mutawwa (religious police) went around patrolling public places to ensure that virtue and vice were kept in proper proportions. These people...