At least 33 are dead and 23 missing after two passenger boats capsize off Phuket, Thailand. All are Chinese tourists.
Dozens of people, many believed to be Chinese tourists, were still missing a day after two boats overturned in rough waters near the island of Phuket.
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The death toll from a tourist boat accident off the coast of Thailand's Phuket Island climbs to 41, with 15 people still missing.
The death toll from a tourist boat accident off the coast of Thailand's Phuket Island climbs to 46.
The death toll from a tourist boat accident off the coast of Thailand's Phuket Island climbs to 44, with five people still missing.
At a United Nations-Oceans summit, delegates from China, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, four of the top polluters of plastic into the oceans, pledge to reduce their levels of oceanic plastic pollution.
A 15-hour protest about police-related deaths, in Thalang on Thailand's Phuket Island in the Andaman Sea, turned into a riot when the crowd attacked the Thalang Police Station with rocks and fire bombs. Two young men were killed in a motorcycle crash while being chased by police. Fourteen police were injured, nine cars were torched, 13 others and five motorcycles damaged. While numerous people were inconvenienced by the blockade, a heart attack patient died on his way to Thalang Hospital when the ambulance couldn't get through the crowd.