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Tesco considers sale of Thai and Malaysian operations

The UK's biggest retailer, Tesco, is considering a retreat from markets in Asia with the sale of its profitable operations in Thailand and Malaysia.

Thai king fires officials for ‘extremely evil’ conduct

Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn has fired six officials for "extremely evil" conduct, just days after removing his royal consort for "misbehaviour and disloyalty against the monarch".

Thai King strips consort of titles for ‘disloyalty’

Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn has stripped his royal consort, Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi of her rank and titles for "misbehaviour and disloyalty against the monarch"

Thailand Tiger Temple: More than half rescued have died

More than half of the 147 tigers that were rescued from a controversial Thai Buddhist Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua, Tiger Temple just three years ago have died A total of 86 tigers have died since they were moved from the Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua

Missing boy found at Malaysia-Thailand border

An eight-year-old boy who went missing in Kuala Besut two days ago has been found safe close to the Malaysia-Thailand border in Kelantan

USA claim biggest ever World Cup win

The United States recorded the biggest ever victory in the Fifa Women's World Cup as they crushed Thailand 13-0.

Policeman killed, 4 injured in Songkhla bombing

A policeman was killed while four others were injured when a bomb believed to have been buried underground exploded when police were carrying out checks behind a railway station in Chana, Songkhla.

Thai election: Opposition Pheu Thai Party wins most seats

The opposition Pheu Thai Party has won the most seats in Thailand's first election since a military coup in 2014

Thai King marries ‘bodyguard’

Just days before his official coronation, Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday married the deputy head of his personal guard force and gave her the title Queen Suthida.

Elon Musk sued for libel by British Thai cave rescuer

British cave diver, Vernon Unsworth who was involved in rescuing the 12 Thai teenagers trapped in a flooded cave is suing tech billionaire Elon Musk for defamation after his repeated claims the diver is a child abuser.