WorldViews: Thailand


Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Thailand has had more coups than any other country. This is why.

The country has endured 11 successful coups and seven attempts since just 1932.

By Max Fisher  |  11:14 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Thailand

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 11/05/2013

Want to move abroad? This map shows the best and worst countries to be an expatriate.

China and Thailand are the best for expats, a new study finds.

By Max Fisher  |  07:02 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Maps, Thailand

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Map: Which of the world's monarchies allow female royal succession

The remaining royal families are about split on the issue of whether to allow women to the throne, with some debating it heatedly.

By Max Fisher  |  01:10 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bahrain, belgium, Bhutan, Cambodia, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Maps, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 02/29/2012

In Zimbabwe and Thailand, lese-majeste alive and well on leaders’ birthdays

Insulting the Zimbabwe president and Thai king on their birthdays lands two men in hot water.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:49 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Zimbabwe, Thailand, lese majeste

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Bangkok blasts: Iranian blows off own legs, injures four others

Iranian blows off own legs, injures four others.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:14 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Thailand, Bangkok, Iran, bomb blasts

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 01/30/2012

China, Thailand support censorship of Twitter

Twitter will now censor tweets in some nations where the content might break laws.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:19 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Web censorship, China, Thailand

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Thailand flooding: Necessity is the mother of all invention

A new Tumblr celebrates the ingenuity of Thais struggling with massive flooding.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:56 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Thailand, Thailand flooding, Yingluck Shinawatra

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Thailand Safari World another victim to the flooding

The three-month flooding of Thailand struck Safari World in Bangkok.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:36 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Thailand, Safari World

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Thailand floods: Residents flee Bangkok with pets in tow

As residents flee floods in Bangkok, they’ve got their dogs, cats, parrots and others in tow.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:08 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Thailand, floods, pets

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Thailand flooding reaches capital; residents flee in droves

Tens of thousands of Bangkok residents are fleeing the city as the worst flooding Thailand has seen in half a century finally reaches the capital.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:25 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Thailand, flooding, NASA

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Thailand’s flooding complicated by crocodile problem

Scores of alligators and crocodiles have escaped large ranching farms amid the flooding.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:23 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Thailand, flooding, crocodiles

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Thailand flooding declared a natural disaster (photos, video)

The worst flooding Thailand has seen in half a century reached outer Bangkok today.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:59 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Thailand, floods

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Thailand flooding: ‘A slow-motion catastrophe’ (photos)

Relentless monsoon rains have led to two months of devastating floods.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Thailand, Flooding, Monsoons