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January 12, 2019 3:27 PM Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen refugee arrives in Canada

A Saudi teenager who fled her family alleging abuse and got stranded at a Bangkok airport has arrived in Canada after being granted asylum there. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via Bangkok but was initially told to return to Kuwait, where her family were waiting. She refused to fly back and barricaded herself into her airport 182

January 8, 2019 5:21 AM Saudi Arabia denies requesting extradition of woman in Thailand: embassy

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Thailand has denied reports that Riyadh had requested the extradition of a young Saudi women seeking asylum in Thailand, the embassy said on Twitter. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, who fled from her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent Thai authorities expelling her, was allowed 125

January 6, 2019 7:05 PM Saudi woman runaway held in Thailand while fleeing family

BANGKOK – A Saudi woman is using social media to draw attention to her plight to flee her family, claiming that authorities in Thailand have confiscated her passport and are holding her at an airport hotel room in Bangkok. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, began posting on Twitter late Saturday after Thai authorities stopped her in transit from Kuwait. She claims 152

January 5, 2019 7:06 AM Rain, storm cross southern Thailand without major damage

Thai people push a motorcycle through floodwater from Tropical Storm Pabuk, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Pak Phanang, in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, southern Thailand. Rain, winds and surging seawater are striking southern Thailand as a strengthening tropical storm nears coastal villages and popular tourist resorts. (AP Photo/Thanis Sudto) 133

January 4, 2019 4:29 AM Tropical storm's rain, surging seas strike southern Thailand

Thai people sleep at an evacuation center in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Thai weather authorities are warning that a tropical storm will bring heavy rain and high seas to southern Thailand and its famed beach resorts. (AP Photo/Sumeth Panpetch) NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand – Rain, winds and surging seawater are striking 130

January 1, 2019 6:09 AM Thai king to be crowned in coronation ceremonies May 4-6: palace

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s king is to be officially crowned in coronation ceremonies held May 4-6, the royal palace said in a statement on Tuesday. King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66, has been serving as monarch since shortly after his father died in 2016 after a 70-year reign. “His Majesty deems it fit to hold the coronation ceremony per royal traditions 117

December 25, 2018 8:45 AM Thailand approves medical marijuana in New Year's 'gift'

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand approved marijuana for medical use and research on Tuesday, the first legalization of the drug in a region with some of the world’s strictest drug laws. The junta-appointed parliament in Thailand, a country which until the 1930s had a tradition of using marijuana to relieve pain and fatigue, voted to amend the Narcotic Act of 1979 in an extra 156

December 9, 2018 2:45 AM Australia wants soccer player out of detention in Bangkok

CANBERRA, Australia – The Australian government has called for an Australian-based refugee soccer player to be immediately released from detention in Thailand. Hakeem al-Araibi was detained in Bangkok in November on an Interpol warrant issued at the request of Bahrain. Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Sunday she has raised the matter with her Thai counterpart 112

November 16, 2018 5:19 AM Chef Arora: India's first woman with a Michelin star

Channon Hodge, CNN • Published 16th November 2018 Her Bangkok restaurant Gaa, which opened in May 2017, quickly earned praise for Arora's tasty and artful mix of Indian and Thai cuisine and has now earned one coveted Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang-Nga 2019. One popular dish on her tasting menu brings together grilled 57

November 14, 2018 2:26 AM Calls For a Ban on Child Boxing Grow in Thailand After the Death of a 13-Year-Old Boy

Calls to ban children from participating in Thai boxing have intensified following the death of a 13-year-old boy in a bout south of Bangkok Monday. Anucha Kochana, who boxed under the name Phetmongkol Por Peenapat, was killed after being knocked out in the third round of a match against a 14-year-old opponent, according to the Bangkok Post. Juvenile 79