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Bangkok edges out London as world’s top travel destination: Mastercard

Bangkok edges out London as world’s top travel destination: Mastercard

🕔22:29, 22.Sep 2016

The Thai capital of Bangkok has beaten London to be crowned the world’s most popular travel destination this year, according to an annual ranking by global payments and technology company Mastercard released on Thursday.

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One killed as bomb explodes on train in southern Thailand

One killed as bomb explodes on train in southern Thailand

🕔20:06, 3.Sep 2016

BANGKOK: One railway worker was killed and three people were wounded when a bomb exploded on a train in Thailand’s southern town of Pattani on Saturday, police said, a day after peace talks between the Thai government and Muslim separatists.

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Four injured as car slams into Bangkok shrine

Four injured as car slams into Bangkok shrine

🕔21:42, 22.Jul 2016

BANGKOK: Four people were injured when a driver had a seizure and her car ploughed into a Hindu shrine in Bangkok hit by a fatal bomb last year, police said.

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Thailand subjects drunken drivers to ‘weird’ punishment

Thailand subjects drunken drivers to ‘weird’ punishment

🕔14:47, 21.Jun 2016

BANGKOK:  Several convicted drunken drivers were brought to a Bangkok morgue to see a corpse and reflect on the gory consequences of their actions as part of a program aimed at combating the carnage on Thailand’s roads.

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40 dead tiger cubs found in Thai temple

40 dead tiger cubs found in Thai temple

🕔21:35, 1.Jun 2016

BANGKOK: Thai wildlife authorities found 40 tiger cub carcasses in a freezer in Thailand’s infamous Tiger Temple on Wednesday as they removed live animals in response to international pressure over suspected trafficking and abuse.

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Malaysia arrests three including Pakistani in Bangkok bombing probe

Malaysia arrests three including Pakistani in Bangkok bombing probe

🕔18:05, 14.Sep 2015

KUALA LAMPUR: Malaysian police have arrested three people — a Pakistani man and two Malaysians — as part of investigations into last month’s deadly Bangkok bombing, the national police chief was reported saying Monday.

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Attempt to smuggle 120 rare turtles to Bangkok foiled

Attempt to smuggle 120 rare turtles to Bangkok foiled

🕔13:18, 8.Sep 2015

LAHORE: A bid of smuggling 120 rare turtles to Bangkok was foiled at Lahore airport on Tuesday, ARY News reported.

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Thai police say suspect in Bangkok bombing arrested

Thai police say suspect in Bangkok bombing arrested

🕔15:59, 29.Aug 2015

BANGKOK: Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand’s deadliest bombing arrested a suspect on Saturday they said fitted the description of a man seen on security cameras leaving a rucksack at the site of the Aug. 17 Bangkok blast.

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Bomb in Thai capital kills 27, wounds 78 in bid “to destroy economy”

Bomb in Thai capital kills 27, wounds 78 in bid “to destroy economy”

🕔00:23, 18.Aug 2015

BANGKOK: A bomb on a motorcycle exploded on Monday just outside a Hindu shrine in the Thai capital, killing 27 people, including foreign tourists, media reported, in an attack the government said was a bid to destroy the economy.

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Luxury tourist train catches fire in Thailand, no injuries

Luxury tourist train catches fire in Thailand, no injuries

🕔14:46, 1.Feb 2015

BANGKOK: A fire broke out on a luxury tourist train in Thailand on Sunday as it headed towards a region known for inspiring the film “The Bridge on the River Kwai”, but no one was injured, police said.

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