THAI Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has offered to use his personal assets to settle a dispute with a German firm that had a plane he uses impounded as part of a long-running battle with the Bangkok government.
MILLIONS of tourists without criminal records travel to Thailand every year, drawn by the good food, lively night life and crystal-clear ocean. Fugitives come for the same reasons, with a few more thrown in.
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A PLANE being used by Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has been impounded in Germany as part of a long-running battle with the Thai government over payments for a building project in Thailand.
THAILAND'S next prime minister said she would draw on her exiled brother's ideas to help the country, but vowed she would not be his puppet.
THE thunderous results of Thailand's general election on 3 July will seem familiar to anyone attuned to the political upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa.
TROOPS from Thailand and Cambodia exchanged fire at the countries' contested border again yesterday, marking the ninth straight day of clashes that have left at least 16 people dead and displaced nearly 100,000.
Over the past century tigers have disappeared from south-west and central Asia, from Java and Bali in Indonesia and from large parts of south-east and east Asia.
MORE than 1,000 tigers have been killed over the last decade for illegal trade in parts such as skin and bones, and this is likely only a small fraction of the true numbers, a study by wildlife protection groups has found.
SOMEWHERE in the world there may be a city with a more seedy reputation, a place more devoted to the sex industry and more notorious as a haven for criminals. But probably not.
Thailand it today set to resume diplomatic ties with Cambodia.
AUTHORITIES in the Thai capital Bangkok have said anyone caught handing bunches of bananas or sugar cane to elephants - proffered by their handlers in a ruse to make money - faces a $320 fine.
A BRITON involved in bloody anti-government protests was freed by a Thai court yesterday after pleading guilty to various charges, and will be deported within the next few days.
A BRITON shouted abuse about Thailand's prime minister when he appeared in court yesterday charged over anti-government riots in Bangkok.
A THAI judge yesterday gave police three more days to investigate a Briton detained nearly a month ago for allegedly violating an emergency decree during recent violent anti-government protests.
THE Foreign Office has relaxed its travel advice for Britons planning to visit Thailand but warned visitors to continue to exercise caution in the capital, Bangkok.
A BRITON arrested in Thailand after being filmed inciting people to burn down a shopping centre during the Red Shirt protests claimed yesterday he was "being stitched up".
A THAI court issued an arrest warrant yesterday for ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra on terrorism charges, accusing him of fomenting two months of unrest in Bangkok that left 88 people dead.
THAILAND'S prime minister yesterday extended a night-time curfew in the capital and said he would consider early elections only after the violence that has racked the nation for the past two months is completely over.
MEMBERS of the Thai community in Edinburgh have spoken of their concern for relatives and loved ones caught up in violent clashes in Bangkok that have left 70 dead since March.
THAILAND'S prime minister yesterday made an emotional appeal to the country to heal the political wounds that divide it.
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