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Tham Luang cave rescue involved four more survivors, diver reveals

Tham Luang cave rescue involved four more survivors, diver reveals

Four Thai workers were secretly rescued during the Tham Luang cave rescue, more than a week before the soccer team was saved by an international dive team. 

  • by James Massola

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Prayuth's comments raise alarm for Thailand's pro-democracy supporters
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Analysis

Prayuth's comments raise alarm for Thailand's pro-democracy supporters

Prayut Chan-ocha has dropped a big hint he plans to contest the next election. It's not clear if military junta leader will allow free and fair elections.

  • by James Massola
The giant war monument no one is responsible for

The giant war monument no one is responsible for

Bangkok's Victory Monument is hard to miss, but the government doesn't know who is looking after it.

  • by Michael Ruffles
Women's rights group slam Thai ban on female police cadets
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Women's rights group slam Thai ban on female police cadets

The Royal Police Cadet Academy announced this week that it would not admit female candidates from the next academic year. No reason was given.

  • by Rina Chandran
More paedophilia tweets from Elon Musk - a libel suit is on the way

More paedophilia tweets from Elon Musk - a libel suit is on the way

Tesla CEO Elon Musk returned to making implications about the Thai rescue diver who once criticised him.

Suspected CIA black site in Thailand to become tourist destination
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Suspected CIA black site in Thailand to become tourist destination

Whether it housed a secret CIA "black site" or was a home to bats, or both, the curious Vietnam war-era base is reopening as a museum.

  • by Michael Ruffles
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Thailand to ban e-waste, plastic imports

Thailand to ban e-waste, plastic imports

Most of the new e-waste was imported illegally, as Thai factories saw a new way of making profits after China, the world's biggest importer of waste, stopped accepting 24 types of foreign waste last year, including from Australia.

Boys rescued from cave, once stateless, get Thai citizenship

Boys rescued from cave, once stateless, get Thai citizenship

Most of the team's players are stateless, and their lack of citizenship deprives them of some basic benefits and rights.

Thailand's cave boys leave Buddhist temple, but stay out of spotlight

Thailand's cave boys leave Buddhist temple, but stay out of spotlight

It is likely the boys, now novice monks, will retain some quiet of temple life because the government has discouraged any interviews with them for the time being.

Shocked, embarrassed and diving straight back into the caves: Australian rescuers honoured
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Shocked, embarrassed and diving straight back into the caves: Australian rescuers honoured

Richard Harris and Craig Challen were honoured alongside six police officers and a naval officer involved in the rescue at Tham Luang.

  • by Michael Koziol
Candles and chanting: Thai cave boys on the way to Buddhist novices

Candles and chanting: Thai cave boys on the way to Buddhist novices

The boys will live for nine days in a Buddhist temple - a promise made by their families in thanks for their safe return and in memory of one rescuer who died.

  • by Amy Sawitta Lefevre