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Thai authorities seize more than 300kg of smuggled ivory

Thai authorities have seized more than 300kg of ivory and arrested a Gambian man accused of smuggling on 7 March. The ivory was smuggled in 15 boxes declared as stones from Malawi and sent via Ethopia, authorities said. It is worth nearly $500,000 (£409,000). Mar 7, 2017

Thailand: Who is Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, the next king?

Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is set to become the nations new monarch following the death of his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej on 13 October. But unlike his father, 64-year-old Vajiralongkorn is not a popular figure in the country, having achieved notoriety for his eccentric playboy lifestyle. Ahead of his succession to the throne, here is everything you need to know about Thailands next king. Nov 30, 2016

Insurgent bomb and gun attack kills three in Thailand

Three people were killed in bomb and gun attacks in Thailand on 2 November, as military personnel and commercial property were targeted in the Narathiwat and Pattani province. A separatist insurgency has been raging in the region since 2004 and has claimed the lives of more than 6,500 people. Nov 3, 2016