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  1. U.S. team makes history at International Chemistry OlympiadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Chemical and Engineering News

    The U.S. team made history at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, which concluded on July 15. Winning four gold medals, the students turned out the best performance in the history of the U.S. team since it began participating in the high school chemistry competition in 1984. In 1999, the U.S. team won three gold medals, one of which was the top-scoring gold medal.

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  2. Thai opposition "red shirt" leader jailed for defaming former PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Thailand's Supreme Court jailed a firebrand opposition leader for a year on Thursday for defaming a former prime minister, overturning two previous court rulings, in 2012 and 2014, that dismissed the charge against him. Jatuporn Prompan, a well-known 'red shirt' leader, gestures during a news conference at his encampment in Nakhon Pathom province on the outskirts of Bangkok May 22, 2014.

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  3. Education: Armenian school students claim bronze at International Chemistry OlympiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Groong

    The Armenian school students' team has achieved the first victory at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad held in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, on 6-15 July, claiming two bronze medals and one certificate.  As the press service of Armenia's Foreign Ministry told Panorama.am, 12th grade students Hamlet Khachatryan and Spartak Saghyan from Vanadzor Special School of Advanced Studies in Mathematics and Natural Sciences grabbed bronze medals, with Susanna Kirakosyan, a 12th grade student of Yerevan High School No.184, winning a certificate.  The International Chemistry Olympiad was the first one held in this year.

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  4. Storm Talas hits North, floods NanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Bangkok Post

    Strong river currents tore away a section of a bridge in Lampang's Wang Nua district on Tuesday. NAN: Torrential rains triggered by tropical storm Talas, which is now battering central Vietnam, have caused flash floods in several parts of this northern province.

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  5. Armenian team picks up medals at international chemistry Olympiad in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, July 18. /ARKA/. Armenian school students have won two bronze medals and one certificate of appreciation at the International Chemistry Olympiad in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, the press office of the Armenian education and science ministry reported on Tuesday.

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  6. Thailand to host International Chemistry OlympiadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | The Nation

    Thailand is to host the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad next month which will attract whiz kids from across the world. "The hosting reflects that Thailand's educational standards are internationally recognised," said Assoc Prof Tatchai Sumitra, chairman of the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology.

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  7. Teenage star Suradit two off the paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Bangkok Post

    Suradit Yongcharoenchai shot a bogey-free 63 to stay two shots off the pace after the first round of the three-million-baht Betagro All Thailand Championship 2017 yesterday. The 18-year-old rising star from Nakhon Pathom trailed American leader Brett Munson, who produced a career low round of nine-under 61 at the par-70 Laem Chabang International Country Club in Chon Buri.

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  8. Fatal collision strews bodies, bags, fish over roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Bangkok Post

    Two men were killed and 11 other people hurt when a pickup truck carrying migrant workers collided with another pickup loaded with fish in Muang district before dawn on Thursday. The fatal crash occurred around 4.30am at Nong Khayang intersection on Yingpao Road in tambon Sanam Chan, said Pol Capt Yutthaphum Porsawat, a deputy chief investigator for Muang district.

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  9. Two killed and 11 injured in pickup crash in Nakhon PathomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | The Nation

    Two people were killed and 11 injured when a pickup truck carrying 10 Myanmar workers crashed into another pickup truck carrying fish in Nakhon Pathom early Thursday. Police said the accident happened at 4.30am at the Nong Kha Yung intersection in Nakhon Pathom's Mueang district.

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  10. Sharp to build rooftop solar systems on Big C storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | The Nation

    SHARP Corporation, through its Thai subsidiary company Sharp Solar Solution Asia , has signed an agreement to construct rooftop solar systems for Big C one of Thailand's largest hypermarket retailers, through Impact Solar Limited . The rooftop solar system will be built in 16 Big C superstores stores, starting with Omyai and Suksawat branches with a total capacity of 16MW.

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  11. Ayutthaya temple explains actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Bangkok Post

    A legal adviser for Wat Phananchoeng in Ayutthaya yesterday clarified the temple's actions after it was named as one of 12 temples being investigated for embezzlement in maintenance funds worth 60 million baht dispensed by the National Office of Buddhism . Somsak Toraksa, the temple's legal adviser, said the temple abbot, Phra Thammarattanamongkol, was unknowingly used by a senior NOB official to siphon the money and had done nothing wrong.

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  12. U.S. chooses chemistry olympiad teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Chemical and Engineering News

    Four high school students have been selected to represent the U.S. in the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, on July 6-15. The U.S. team was finalized after an intensive two-week Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp , sponsored by the American Chemical Society and held at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

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  13. Underage prostitution crackdown focuses on six zones nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | The Nation

    Deputy chief Pol Colonel Mana Kleepsattabut of the Anti-Human Trafficking Division said on Thursday that they had identified six high-risk areas, following instructions from the prime minister and the national police chief to gather human trafficking and prostitution crime statistics. The areas include Bangkok's Huai Kwang and Phra Nakhon districts; the North's Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai provinces; the Northeast's Udon Thani, Nong Khai, Sakhon Nakhon and Nakhon Ratchasima; the Central region's Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani, Chacherngsao, Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon; the South's Phuket and Songkhla; and the East's Chon Buri and Rayong.

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  14. Buddhist miscreantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Greater transparency of monastic financial affairs and meting out strict punishment are essential if we are to root out embezzlement of temple funds The government's latest bid to probe alleged corruption conspiracy of state assistance funds by former and current officials of the National Office of Buddhism and 12 temples across the country has received great applause from the public, and this will be a big success for the government if the alleged suspects are convicted and serve jail terms for their unscrupulous actions. All forms of bribery and corruption are wholly unacceptable and should not be tolerated.

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  15. Teenager accused of stealing bicycle has a I am a thiefa tattooed on his foreheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Tri-cityherald.com

    A Buddhist monk, right, uses needle to tattoo the back of a man during the 'Wai Kru' or paying honest to masters ceremony at Bang Phra temple in Nakhon Pathom province just south of Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, March 23, 2013. A Buddhist monk, right, uses needle to tattoo the back of a man during the 'Wai Kru' or paying honest to masters ceremony at Bang Phra temple in Nakhon Pathom province just south of Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, March 23, 2013.

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  16. S44 boost sought for Thai-Sino railRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    The Transport Ministry cites 'obstacles' over Thai-Sino plans for the Bangkok-Nong Khai high-speed train to connect with the short Thailand-Laos route . The Transport Ministry will ask Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Tuesday to invoke his special power under Section 44 of the interim charter to clear obstacles in the ambitious Thai-Sino rail system.

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  17. Religious offices will seek to curb temple corruption: WissanuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Nation

    THE NATIONAL Office of Buddhism will meet with the Supreme Sangha Council to find ways to publicise temple assets for transparency and to prevent corruption, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngarm said yesterday. Citing a recent discussion with Omsin Cheewapreuk, the minister attached to the Prime Minister's Office who is in charge of the NOB, Wissanu said transparency was a long-standing issue and there were many ways temples' assets could be disclosed to the public.

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  18. Court rejects 'duplicate' lawsuit against journalist and Nation News NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Nation

    A Roi Et court has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed against The Nation journalist Pratch Rujivanarom and Nation News Network Co Ltd. Myanmar Pongpipat Co Ltd sued both defendants, alleging they defamed it in a news report about the environmental impact on locals from its Heinda Mine in Myanmar's Tanintharyi Region. On Monday, the court ruled that the lawsuit was a duplicate of a case the company had filed with a Nakhon Pathom court and so it must be dismissed.

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  19. Temple scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Insiders at the National Office of Buddhism at Phuttha Monthon are allegedly involved in corruption involving 60 million baht at 12 temples. The police Counter-Corruption Division will forward a case involving four state officials suspected to have embezzled 60 million baht in temple maintenance funds to the National Anti-Corruption Commission this week.

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  20. Migrant housing zone opens near BangkokRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Government apartments for 5,000 migrant workers were officially opened on Friday as a model for residential zoning in 13 provinces with a large migrant population. Deputy Prime Minister Narong Pipatanasai and other cabinet ministers attended the opening ceremony at the Baan Auaarthorn housing project of the state-run National Housing Authority in tambon Tha Chin of Muang district.

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