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  1. Fire rages at factory storing plastic materialRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Bangkok Post

    A fire which started on Saturday afternoon has continued to rage at a plastic materials storage factory in Si Mahosot district, according to local media reports. Before noon, thick smoke from the factory had covered Highway 319 , causing heavy traffic congestion as vehicles were forced to move very slowly due to poor visibility.

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  2. Taskforce finds irregularities in documents of 'domesticated' elephantsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    The National Parks Department taskforce has revealed there are irregularities in the documented origins of two domesticated elephants it seized from an animal show in Hua Hin. The taskforce, known as "Phaya Suea" , inspected the animal show, Hua Hin Tique, in Prachuap Khiri Khan and found irregularities in the identification documents of two domesticated male elephants, TG and Koh Phaya Petch.

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  3. Tracing the path of terror homeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The lax regulation at such borders has been cited as a factor in making Thailand an easy place for criminals to congregate. The government has made clear its intention to make Thailand a Southeast Asian hub.

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  4. No sex please, we're ThaiRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    With the police denying prostitution exists in Pattaya, activists say there's little chance of the sex trade being decriminalised It started off as nothing more than a small fishing village on the Gulf of Thailand. Its long sweeping bay was dotted with a few boats and shacks where the villagers lived.

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  5. the Big Issue: Those pesky touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... National Parks need the money for maintenance, but if foreign tourists didn't like it, there are airplanes leaving Thailand frequently. Claiming this was more job stress than he had signed on for, Mr Sarayut then demanded a transfer out of Krabi to ...

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  6. BBC to fight for correspondent Jonathan Head's freedom in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Millbury

    Bangkok: The BBC says it will fight allegations against one of its most experienced foreign correspondents in a defamation case in a Thai court that carries a possible five-year prison sentence.Rights groups say charges brought against Jonathan Head, the BBC's Bangkok-based South-east Asia correspondent, expose how Thailand's computer crime and defamation laws scupper investigative journalism and are a threat to freedom of speech. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Jonathan Head faces up to five years in jail if convicted.

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  7. Russian rebound tops new Phuket update, while AirAsia links Phuket and Pattaya.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

    ... operator negotiations, asset management and transaction/due diligence support. From their base of operations in Thailand the group is considered a leading regional player in market intelligence, and publish regular industry updates. Articles ...

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  8. Sukhothai show class in first victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Sukhothai turned on the style as they routed Super Power Samut Prakan 5-1 for their first victory of the 2017 Thai League 1 season at their Thung Talay Luang Stadium last night. John Baggio and Anton Zemlianukhin netted two goals each for Sukhothai with Watsapol Changklungmoh contributing the fifth in the 70th in the big win which came after two straight losses.

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  9. Danthai moves two shots clear, Kusuma claims women's titleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Khon Kaen: Danthai Boonma sank a last-hole eagle to claim a two-shot lead after the third round of the Singha E-San Open yesterday. The 21-year-old star from Sukhothai shot a six-under-par 66 to end the third round on 17-under 199, two shots ahead of Settee Prakongvech, who hit his third successive 67 at Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club.

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  10. A tale of wasted days and wasted nightsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... sitting in the Big Mango's gridlock. What prompted this capitulation was the cheerful report earlier this week that Thailand's traffic congestion was the worst in the world. Perhaps the most worrying thing is that Thai citizens would not have been ...

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  11. An exercise in futility?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... rebels from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in the Philippines and the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) from Indonesia. Thailand refuses to entertain the idea of permitting members of the international community to get directly involved in the peace ...

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  12. Wanted South Korean businessman arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    Immigration Police in Nong Khai province yesterday arrested a South Korean businessman wanted over the alleged embezzlement of 52 million won in construction materials bought in his native country last year. Bu Yon Kyan, 58, was nabbed while trying to sneak into Thailand via a border pier in Nong Khai's Tha Bo district, having taken a long-tailed boat from Laos.

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  13. Chicken-and-egg approach offers Nakhon Ratchasima youth key lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... is pleased the eggs will be promptly reserved and ready for delivery soon. "There's no need for apps, Internet or Thailand 4.0 policy. Also no need for drone delivery," says another teacher. Students consume the eggs three times a week as part of ...

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  14. Much ado about British tabloid's claim Pattaya is the 'sex capital of the world'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... sex industry and nightlife, and this notoriety has influenced the city's evolution in many ways. Prostitution in Thailand is technically illegal but tolerated in most cities, including Pattaya. The city's vast numbers of bars, massage parlours, ...

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  15. Michael Farfan announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Brotherly Game

    ... chapter in my life and that is to travel the world with my wife for a year starting with a one way ticket Bangkok, Thailand."

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  16. Column: Leicester's fall doesn't tarnish an improbable titleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    ... Claudio Ranieri beside the English Premier League soccer champions trophy during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Leicester City announced Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 that they have sacked manager Claudio Ranieri less than a year after their ...

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  17. Leonardo DiCaprio is king of the fanny pack as he explores ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Before hitting the red carpet at Sunday's 89th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Leonardo DiCaprio spent time in Thailand this week - where he was spotted on Wednesday at Ayutthaya Historical Park in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya. The 42-year-old actor will likely don a tux when he presents at the Oscars, returning to Hollywood's biggest award show after winning Best Actor last year for his role as a 19th-century frontiersman in Alejandro G. IA A rritu's The Revenant.

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  18. Trump's friend Jim fears to go to wildly popular Paris, but one nation IS seeing a tourism slump ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    ... cities in the world, it ranked ... third. Which, among other things, is higher than any U.S. city. 1) Bangkok, Thailand - 21.47 million international visitors 2) London, England - 19.88 million international visitors 3) Paris, France - 18.03 million ...

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  19. Thai Kitchen PakuchiRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Japan Visitor Blog

    Thai Kitchen Pakuchi is an authentic Thai eatery on the corner of Kawaramachi Marutamachi in downtown Kyoto. Friendly, informal and lots of fun Pakuchi draws a mainly younger crowd of diners.

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  20. Good Natured: Pop goes the email for 'Good Natured' columnistRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... didn't take long to learn why this spider was so different. The photo was taken on a veranda in Tha Pla, Uttaradit, Thailand. The writer, a gentleman named Mac, had come across a "Good Natured" piece on Illinois Argiopes and wanted to share his ...

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