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Michelin star boosts chef at outdoor Thai kitchen to stardom

Jan 12, 2018

A Thai chef who has spent over 30 years wielding her wok in an unassuming outdoor, coal-fired kitchen has been awarded a Michelin star, propelling her to culinary stardom

Bugs are in the food by design at Bangkok fine-dining bistro

Oct 4, 2017

Ants and beetles in the kitchen? Normally that'd close down a restaurant, but bugs in the beef ragu and pests in the pesto are the business plan at one Bangkok eatery

Appeal filed for 2 convicted of killing British backpackers

Aug 21, 2017

Two migrant workers from Myanmar who were convicted two years ago of murdering two British backpackers on a resort island in Thailand have submitted a final appeal of their death sentences

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

May 19, 2017

A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables

Australian found negligent in girlfriend's watercraft death

Mar 23, 2017

A Thai court has given a suspended one-year prison sentence to an Australian man whose girlfriend died when their personal watercraft collided at high speed off a southern resort island

Thai court rejects migrants' appeals in killings of 2 Brits

Mar 1, 2017

A Thai court rejected the appeals of two Myanmar migrants convicted of murdering two British backpackers, the defense team said after learning of the verdict a week after it was rendered

"Ghost Tower" haunts Bangkok 20 years after financial crisis

Mar 1, 2017

The 49-story Bangkok high-rise was supposed to feature luxury condos for hundreds of newly affluent Thai families, but it was abandoned unfinished when the Asian financial crisis struck in 1997

Thai leader says impact of coal plant to be studied again

Feb 21, 2017

Thailand's prime minister says the government will ensure that environmental and health impact studies for a coal power plant approved by its energy policy planning committee will be reconsidered, but made clear he expects the project to proceed

Thai gov't panel approves coal plant in popular tourist area

Feb 17, 2017

Thailand's prime minister says a government committee has approved construction of an 800-megawatt coal power plant near pristine beaches on the Andaman Sea

Record 32.59 million foreign tourists visit Thailand in 2016

Jan 30, 2017

Thailand tourism officials say the country received a record 32.59 million foreign visitors last year and beat revenue predictions

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