‘On a precipice’: Thai protests target fortune of world’s richest king

Thailand's monarchy is about to be targeted in an extraordinary show of defiance by Bangkok anti-royalists, who are taking their protests to the Ladawan Palace, a sprawling 19th-century Italianate mansion in the Dusit parliamentary district that houses the Thai King's Crown Property Bureau. The bureau manages the royal patriarch's extraordinary personal wealth, reputed to include assets valued at between $US30

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Thai football fan is 'electrocuted by his phone' as he watched a match

Football fan is ‘electrocuted by his phone’ as he watched a match on his handset in bed with the charger plugged in WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT   Somchai Singkhorn, 40, was watching football on his handset in bed on Tuesday  Police in Samut Prakan, Thailand suspect that Somchai was then electrocuted Laotian roommate Saeng thought his friend was just ill when he

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