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  1. All setRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Manila Bulletin

    Some eight months after she won in Binibining Pilipinas and started training for Miss Universe, Catriona Gray is out to make the Philippines proud on Dec. 17 in Bangkok, Thailand where the battle for the title takes place. "I put the best effort in for our country because I think we deserve it," she told Bulletin Entertainment at an exclusive send-off party organized by the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. at the Novotel Manila Araneta Center a few days ago.

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  2. Ofa Secretary General Said bin Othman Al Balushi briefing the media. Shabin E/Times of OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    MUSCAT: Oman Football Association announced at a press conference here on Wednesday that it will hold Asian football's most prestigious annual celebrations on November 28. The meeting which was chaired by OFA Secretary General Said bin Othman Al Balushi said, "We are extremely glad that we will be hosting the Asian Football Confederation annual awards in Muscat." The proposal put forward by the OFA to host the event which was submitted early last year was accepted by the Asian Football Confederation during a meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand under the chairmanship of Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, AFC president.

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  3. Ella Eyre boogies up a storm in a string bikini and comedy...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    And Ella Eyre, 24, worked every inch of her fabulous figure when she danced in a racy clip shared from Sattahip, Thailand on Wednesday. The Came Here For Love hitmaker showed off a glimpse of her sideboob in her barely-there bikini top which she paired with her cat print pants.

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  4. BMA to send soi dogs to Uthai ThaniRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    Measures adopted by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration have so far proved insufficient and new plans are now being made to address the issue. Officials in 50 districts are now being trained in catching techniques and strays will be removed from the capital and taken upcountry after screening.

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  5. Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    A Thai bus driver, who reportedly drove under drug influence and crashed his company's chartered double-decker coach at a downhill curve in Nakhon Ratchasima's Wang Nam Khieo district on March 22 resulting in 18 passenger deaths and 32 injuries, has been sentenced to a four-year-and-one-month jail term and his driver's licence permanently revoked. The Nakhon Ratchasima Court read a primary court verdict on Wednesday, to jail the 45-year-old bus driver Krissana Juthacheun who fled the crash scene, was re-captured on the same day in the northeastern province and tested positive for metamphetamine use.

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  6. Beaten Lin Dan hints at going for gold at 2020 Tokyo OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... Kong Open at the same venue two years ago after a straight game 21-15, 21-16 defeat by Kantaphon Wancharoen, of Thailand. "It's definitely not my year," said Ng after playing his last match of the 2018 tour. "I haven't secured enough victories under ...

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  7. Perth bikie and wife sentenced to death over drug-smuggling attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    A Perth father and his Thai wife have been sentenced to death in Bangkok over a failed bid to smuggle half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine into Australia via Thailand. Luke Cook, 34 - who is a member of the Hells Angels bikie gang - and his Thai wife Kanyarat Wechapitak, 40, were arrested at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport last December.

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  8. Urgent : Michelin announces best eateries in Bangkok and the provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Nation

    Thai street food eatery Jay Fai has retained its one Michelin star for the second consecutive year and the legendary Thai restaurant Methavalai Sorndaeng is among the new 10 additions to have been awarded one star, according to the announcement on Wednesday of eateries making it the second edition of Michelin Guide Bangkok. No restaurant has achieved the coveted highest three-star rating.

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  9. Thais mourn child boxer as funeral heldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... is under consideration, and has already received fresh momentum in the aftermath of the death. The number two in Thailand's government, Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, expressed condolences and instructed the sports ministry "to consider the ...

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  10. Outrage after Thai child boxer dies in ringRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... the referee stop the fight but let him continue to be hit until he was knocked down," one Thai Facebook user said. Thailand's Minister of Tourism and Sports was quoted in local media saying he would submit the draft bill "as soon as possible". But ...

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  11. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... seven-album deal. Those days are gone." to its first Artist Development Retreat. The deal is simple -- fly to Thailand to write and record your music in a world-class studio with world-class producers. Go home with increased songwriting confidence, ...

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  12. Acid attack victim's body returned homeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    KHON KAEN: The body of a woman who died after acid was poured over her face and into her mouth, and who was allegedly denied treatment at a private hospital, has returned home to Khon Kaen for funeral rites. Chorlada Tarawan's coffin arrived at her family's home in Ban Saeng Arun of Waeng Yai district late on Monday night.

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  13. Dead Norwegian found hanging from Pattaya rooftopRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The dead man's hanging body is retrieved from the outside of the Northshore Condominium off Pattaya's Beach Road in Chon Buri province on Wednesday. PATTAYA: A shirtless Norwegian man was found hanging from the rooftop of a 31-storey condominium building off Beach Road on Monday.

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  14. Decorative skirt turned family car into gas chamberRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    An engineer shows the decorative skirt covering the exhaust outlet at the rear of the Nissan Almera in which three people were found unconscious on an expressway in Chachoengsao province on Sunday. CHACHOENGSAO: Engineers have found that a poorly installed decorative "skirt" caused a family on vacation to pass out in their car on an elevated expressway in Bang Pakong district on Sunday.

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  15. Watch: Angus Ng - dreams every night' of badminton world No 1 spotRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... current world No 1 Kento Momotaof Japan to three sets, losing 21-15,16-21,15-21, in the Thomas Cup in Bangkok, Thailand earlier this year. The right-handed Ng has hit sixth spot twice, first in June 2017, and then again in August of that year after ...

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  16. Renewing a lease on lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Next year marks the 40th year anniversary of the 1979 Condominium Act, allowing the sale of "strata title" condominiums in Thailand, and now there are over 700,000 completed condominium units in Bangkok and its vicinities. The first generation of condominiums is now more than 30 years old -- some have aged well and some have not.

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  17. Food Trails: Somtam Udon Soi Tantawan by Pordoi CafeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | City Life Chiang Mai

    Somtam tastes good whether you are sitting on a picnic table by a waterfall or on a plastic stool by the roadside. But if you are looking for a bit of comfort in a cosy garden setting, then check out this charming little venue where you can order a cup of coffee, a spicy som tam, a rich chocolate cake as well as an assortment of Isaan favourites in a arden restaurant surrounded by flowers and ponds featuring pretty lotus flowers.

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  18. Goldman Sachs bankers 'cheated' Malaysia over 1MDB: PM MahathirRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad gives a speech at Chulalongkorn University, in Bangkok, Thailand October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun The U.S. investment bank has been under scrutiny for its role in helping raise funds through bond offerings for 1Malaysia Development Bhd [TERRN.UL], which is the subject of corruption and money-laundering investigations in at least six countries.

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  19. Bt500m drug ring busted, 4 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Nation

    Police raided 25 spots nationwide Wednesday morning to bust a drug ring that has been using bar receptionists to push drugs, arresting four suspects, including the alleged ring leader. As part of the "PR Ngern Larn" operation, Deputy Police Commissioner General Pol Gen Chalermkiart Srivorakhan and Narcotics Suppression Bureau acting commissioner Pol Lt Gen Chinnaphat Sarasin led police in raiding a condominium room in Bangkok at 6.30am and arrested the ring's alleged distributor.

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  20. Three Prachuap Khiri Khan districts remain under water, more than 12,000 families affectedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Nation

    Three districts in the southern province of Prachuap Khiri Khan are still reeling from the flooding caused by heavy rain since November 7, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported Wednesday. Chayapol Thitisak, director general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, said 27,961 people from 1,398 families in 18 tambon in Bang Saphan Noi, Bang Saphan and Tap Sakae districts were still affected.

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