Thai political party jigsaw attracts new faces, veteran names
Famous golfer Thongchai Jaidee, a former beauty queen and veteran politicians were among those who flocked to new parties in Thailand Sunday as a jigsaw of alliances formed ahead of the country's much-anticipated poll in February. The Thai junta that seized power in 2014 partially eased restrictions on electioneering ahead of the promised vote, allowing…
Leah Sharibu as albatross
The debate over payment or no payment of ransom to the abductors of the Dapchi girls will continue to pale into insignificance until Miss Leah Sharibu, the only Christian girl who has reportedly failed to deny her faith is released alive. She has become the core issue and indeed an albatross on the neck of…
Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge
Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded Thai cave spoke publicly of their incredible ordeal for the first time on Wednesday at a press conference that was beamed around the world.
Thailand cave rescue
On June 23, 12 young footballers aged between 11 and 16 and their 25 year-old coach ventured into the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand after completing a session of football practice and became trapped when heavy rains flooded the cave. The boys and their coach who are all members of a local association football…
First video shows Thai boys in hospital after cave rescue
Video footage emerged Wednesday of several of the Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave recuperating in hospital, as the stunning images of the youngsters being freed from their ordeal on stretchers was also released for the first time.
Thai boys passed "sleeping" through cave in rescue
The 12 boys rescued from a Thai cave were passed "sleeping" on stretchers through the treacherous passageways, a former Thai Navy SEAL told AFP Wednesday, giving the first clear details of an astonishing rescue mission that has captivated the world.
All 12 boys and football coach rescued from cave
All 12 boys and their coach who became trapped in a flooded Thai cave more than a fortnight ago have been rescued, the Navy SEALs announced on Tuesday, completing an astonishing against-the-odds rescue mission that has captivated the world.
Tenth boy escapes Thai cave as hopes rise all will survive
The tenth boy was rescued from a flooded Thai cave on Tuesday, officials said, as elite divers raced to extract the remaining members of a young football team who became trapped 18 days ago.