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SEE | Four-metre king cobra wrestled from sewer in Thailand

2019-10-15 11:24

A feisty 4m king cobra was pulled from a sewer in southern Thailand in an hour-long operation, a rescue foundation says, describing the reptile as one of the largest they had ever captured.

WATCH: Six wild elephants drown after slipping off waterfall in Thai park

2019-10-05 21:19

Six wild elephants have drowned after slipping off a waterfall in northeast Thailand, authorities say, with two others saved after they became stranded while apparently trying to rescue one of those that fell into the current.

Vets race to save rescued tigers from Thailand temple

2019-09-21 08:22

Officials at a sanctuary in Thailand say they are racing to keep dozens of tigers alive after more than 80 died from disease following their confiscation from a controversial temple.

WATCH | Giant panda death in Thailand fuels anger in China

2019-09-19 10:59

Chinese experts arrived in Thailand to investigate the death of a beloved giant panda, zoo officials say, as millions of netizens in China questioned the cause of the male bear's sudden demise.

Sex-shy giant panda dies in Thailand

2019-09-17 12:07

A beloved male giant panda on loan to Thailand from China has died aged 19 in Chiang Mai, leaving Thais to mourn the death of a mammal whose sex life captivated the kingdom.

Charred bones of rights activist found in Thai lake after five years

2019-09-03 18:36

The burnt bones of a community activist who disappeared in Thailand more than five years ago were found under water in a national park, investigators say, confirming his death for the first time.

SA drug mule caught with cocaine in dreadlocks to be freed from Thai prison

2019-08-07 16:33

Convicted South African drug mule Nolubabalo "Babsie" Nobanda is heading back to South Africa, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation has confirmed.

Kauai to roll out stores in Europe and Asia

2019-07-30 12:01

Natural food franchise Kauai is set to follow in the footsteps of Nando’s, as it is set to expand its global footprint by rolling out franchises in Europe and Asia, according to a statement from Real Foods, the business’s owner.

SA drug mule finally home from Thailand after delays - report

2019-06-27 14:32

South African drug mule Thando Pendu is reportedly back in the country after she was detained at Thailand's International Detention Centre, where she was held after her release from Bangkok's Klong Prem Central Prison.

Greatest story ever sold: Media rush to tell Thai cave story

2019-06-21 05:42

The appetite for the dramatic story of the Thai cave rescue remains insatiable ahead of the one-year anniversary of the incredible mission to extract the 12 boys and their coach.

 

The marque of Marquez: Six-time MotoGP champion hailed by greats

2019-10-07 07:38

Tributes have poured in to the unstoppable Marc Marquez with the Spaniard hailed as "incredible" and "unbelievable" after he clinched his sixth MotoGP crown and eighth world title overall.

13 dead in Thailand after truck carrying students flips over

2019-09-29 13:15

Thirteen people, most of them students, were killed when a pick-up truck flipped over while trying to change lanes on Sunday in the Thai capital, police said.

Climate protests | Greek migrants evicted: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-20 07:08

Fridays for Future: Climate protest in Thailand | Greek police evict migrants from Athens squats; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Drug mule caught with cocaine in dreadlocks returns to SA on Thursday

2019-09-19 07:05

Convicted South African drug mule Nolubabalo "Babsie" Nobanda will be arriving back in South Africa on Thursday.

WATCH | Infamous Thailand temple tigers die from disease

2019-09-17 10:47

More than half of rescued Tigers from infamous Buddhist temple in 2016 have died according to canine distemper virus.

Death sentences stand for Myanmar men in Britons' murders

2019-08-29 10:58

Thailand's top court upheld death sentences for two Myanmar migrant workers in a final appeal against their convictions for murdering two British backpackers on a holiday island in a case tainted by allegations of mismanagement.

Two injured in small 'explosions' as Bangkok hosts summit - police

2019-08-02 11:57

Two people have been reported injured as at least two small explosions hit Bangkok, police have said, as the Thai capital hosts a regional summit attended by top diplomats.

Fewer tourists are going to Thailand because of its expensive currency

2019-07-22 21:09

Thailand’s tourism minister has blamed a surge in the baht for sapping tourist arrivals into Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, highlighting rising concern over the currency’s gains.

WATCH: A year after the Thailand cave rescue

2019-06-25 05:17

The 12 boys, their coach and rescuers attended ceremonies to mark one year since they went missing in Chang Rai.

Freed SA drug mule stuck in Thailand as Home Affairs drags its feet - reports

2019-06-06 09:29

The Department of Home Affairs has reportedly been accused of dragging its feet for two weeks, leaving a freed South African drug mule to languish at a Thailand detention centre.

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