Thailand

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Liverpool and Manchester United heading for Bangkok – at a big cost
Clubs’ pre-season clash is too expensive for some local fans with prices at least 60 times higher than for a domestic game

John Duerden

24, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Love of the Irish: why are Gaelic games so popular in Asia?
Hurling, camogie and other sports have pushed into places like Thailand and Vietnam, where players find them inclusive

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

21, Jun, 2022 @11:06 PM

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How cannabis-fed chickens may help cut Thai farmers’ antibiotic use
Scientists observed fewer cases of avian bronchitis and superior meat after chickens given cannabis

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

15, Jun, 2022 @2:32 PM

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Thailand to ease cannabis rules but smokers warned over smell ‘nuisance’
People will be allowed to grow it at home but recreational use is still discouraged

Rebecca Ratcliffe

08, Jun, 2022 @9:43 AM

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‘Like a bridge that connects us’: Pride parade comes to Bangkok amid new hope for LGBT rights
Event returns for first time in many years on Sunday as city appoints governor vocal in supporting LGBT community

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

03, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Thailand cove made famous in The Beach reopens to visitors after four-year closure
Maya Bay was once a sorry victim of overtourism. Now the beach’s wild residents – and a restricted number of human visitors – are returning

Phoebe Smith

16, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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From India’s highs to Thailand’s lows, Asia’s weather is hitting extremes
Analysis: As the heatwave in India and Pakistan starts to intensify again, Thailand and China are recording strangely cold May days

Matt Andrews (Metdesk)

07, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Thai mango sticky rice sales surge after sweet treat’s Coachella cameo
Government seeks to capitalise on trend after rapper Milli eats dish on stage at US music festival

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadol in Bangkok

19, Apr, 2022 @10:03 AM

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In Thailand, the war in Ukraine divides the generations
Among the young there is a strong desire to stand by Ukrainians, while older conservatives describe Russia as a longstanding friend

Rebecca Ratcliffe, South-east Asia correspondent, and Aksarapak Lapanunt

05, Apr, 2022 @11:09 PM

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Thailand dreams of high-end cannabis tourism after marijuana is legalised
Ideas ranging from wellness spas to profitable farms for rural communities could provide economic boost, say advocates

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

04, Apr, 2022 @11:43 PM

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Robert Ashe obituary
Other lives: Humanitarian aid worker who helped people flee from the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia

John Ashe

03, Apr, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Backpackers’ return brings glimmer of hope for Thailand tourism revival
After two years of despair, Chiang Mai tourism slowly picks up as some call for Covid entry rules to be relaxed to entice more visitors

Andrew Nachemson in Chiang Mai

11, Mar, 2022 @3:00 AM

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