One of Chiang Mai’s most popular tourist activities turned deadly on Wednesday, as an elephant gored its mahout trainer and bounded into the jungle with the three Chinese tourists still on its back.
The confusion surrounding the recent announcements by the military government that alcohol cannot be sold near educational establishments is well illustrated in the seemingly random way the orders have been enforced in Chiang Mai.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police say a former U.S. Marine facing double murder charges in the Philippines has died of a heart attack in a northern city jail.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have destroyed more than 2 tons of seized and smuggled ivory in the latest move by the government to avoid possible economic sanctions over a perceived failure to tackle the illicit trade.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s national police spokesman says that according to explosives experts the bomb that blew up last week in downtown Bangkok “looks like TNT,” although police have not received the chemical test results.
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