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3 people are dead after a massive fire ripped through a mall and hotel complex in Bangkok

A massive fire broke out at the CentralWorld shopping and hotel complex in Bangkok just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening.

Taking photos on this beach next to an airport in Thailand could reportedly land you on death row

A 9km safety zone is being implemented, local news sources reported, with the maximum penalty being death.

AirAsia was forced to apologize after an ad campaign alluded to sex tourism in Thailand

The ads said "Get off in Thailand" — an easily-understood reference to the country's reputation for sex tourism. The airline pulled them after complaints.
US, Republic of Korea, and Royal Thai Marines conduct an amphibious assault rehearsal during Cobra Gold 19 at Hat Yao Beach, Kingdom of Thailand.

9 insane photos of US Marines drinking snake blood and eating scorpions in jungle survival training

Jungle survival training is an important and anticipated part of exercise Cobra Gold, one of the largest multinational exercises in the world.
BNK48's Pichayapa "Namsai" Natha (R) filmed by Thai broadcaster trueID at a live rehearsal on Friday wearing a shirt with a swastika on.

One of Thailand’s biggest pop stars sparked outrage by wearing a swastika shirt, the latest in a string of Asian bands to wear Nazi symbols

Pichayapa Natha, of the Thai group BNK48, apologized for wearing a top with a Nazi flag design. The phenomenon is not uncommon in Asia.

The 15 best holiday destinations to escape winter, ranked by average temperature

Winter is drawing in in the northern hemisphere.
Hotel TwentySeven in Amsterdam was deemed the hotel with the world's most inspired design.

The top 14 boutique hotels in the world that should be on every luxury traveler’s list

A hotel in Bali was named the best overall boutique hotel, while hotels in Portugal, South Africa, Greece, and New Zealand also won top honors.
Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is greeted by Thai immigration authorities at a hotel inside Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand January 7, 2019. Thailand Immigration Police via REUTERS

The Saudi teen who fled her family and led a viral Twitter campaign was just granted asylum in Canada

Rahaf al-Qunun, a Saudi teenager who ran away from her family and secured refugee status from the UN, has been granted asylum in Canada.
Saudi teen Rahaf al-Qunun is greeted by Thai immigration authorities at a hotel inside Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand January 7, 2019. Thailand Immigration Police.

The Saudi teen who fled her family and got refugee status after a viral Twitter campaign has reportedly been granted asylum in Australia

Rahaf al-Qunun said in an interview that Australia had accepted her asylum claim. The Australian government decline to comment when asked by INSIDER.
The Saudi charge d'affaires Abdullah al-Shuaibi (L) spoke with Thai immigration police on Tuesday to discuss Rahaf al-Qunun.

A Saudi official joked that Thailand should’ve confiscated the phone of teen who avoided deportation after going viral on Twitter

Rahaf al-Qunun, 18, fled her family last week, saying they consider her a slave and want to kill her. Her case went viral.