The 71-year-old from Oman lead to at least 32 people going into quarantine.
Tens of thousands of tourists have also been stranded, as snow grounds flights.
The critically endangered Burmese Star Tortoises have been safely reported to a Myanmar sanctuary.
Since taking power in a military coup in May 2014, Thailand's ruling junta has issued directives that have largely stifled dissent.
Thailand's Special Branch says that 10 suspected militants entered the country in October
The men are charged with ten offenses for the incident in which 20 people died
Chemical composition gave the meteor its green color, according to the Astronomical Society of Thailand.
British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were murdered on Koh Tao last September.
Political parties cheer decision, having seen draft charter as affront to democracy.
The attack killed 20 people in the Thai capital earlier this month.
Police are questioning the two men who they suspect were involved in Monday's deadly bombing.
Surveillance footage shows a young suspect carrying a backpack near the bomb scene on Monday.
At least 19 people died from the explosion at a major shopping center in Thailand's capital.
Authorities don't know yet how many bodies are in each of the 139 grave sites.
Myanmar has up to now resisted calls for it to take part in meetings on the migrant crisis.
Several thousand migrants, many of them hungry and sick, are adrift in boats in Southeast Asian seas and governments of the region must rescue them quickly to avert a "massive humanitarian crisis," the U.N. says.
More than 20,000 African elephants were killed for ivory in 2013, and Thailand imports a lot of that.
A new study says malaria is resisting the most effective drugs in Southeast Asia.
Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has come under criticism for his slow response
A report from the Born Free Foundation says that the ivory trade is conducted through as few as 200 shipping containers
A music producer in L.A. followed a trail of intriguing YouTube videos into the mountains of Thailand for one of the strangest albums of the year