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Saturday, January 25, 2020

FRESH NEWS

A bowl of 45 baht noodles from the noodle shop in Soi Chan 43.

Tourists Still Don’t Know About These Decades-Old Street Food in Bangkok

Just south of Sathorn Road are clusters of back-to-back street food shops who've been serving hungry locals...

POLITICS

‘Big Joke’ Shooting: Senior Cop Removed Over Leaked Phone Call

BANGKOK — Deputy police commissioner Wirachai Songmetta was moved to a civilian post and placed under an investigation on Friday under suspicions that he leaked a conversation with his supervisor to the media earlier this month.

Scholar Fears Massive Renovation of Iconic Avenue May Erase History

BANGKOK — Works are underway to tear down buildings along a 1,200-meter stretch of the iconic Ratchadamnoen Avenue and rebuild them under a new architectural style per orders from the Crown Property Bureau, who owns the land.

CRIME & CALAMITY

A still from the video clip showing GrabBike driver Apichart Maneerat being assaulted by motorcycle taxi drivers on Jan. 24, 2020.

Motosai Taxis Headlock GrabBike Rider, Ignore Calls to Police (Video)

BANGKOK — A viral video published on Friday shows a Grab driver crying out in pain as he is beaten bloody by two motorcycle taxis in Bangkok.

Chinese Tourist Confirmed as Thailand’s 5th Coronavirus Case

BANGKOK — A tourist from mainland China was admitted to a hospital where medical tests confirmed she was infected with a new strain of coronavirus, health officials said Friday.
Forensic officers examine bones retrieved from the pond behind Apichai “Ice” Ongwisit's residence on Jan. 23, 2020.

Cops: ‘Ice the Casket Killer’ May Have Murdered At Least 3 Women

BANGKOK — Police on Friday said a man already suspected of killing a 22-year-old woman might have murdered at least two more victims following a discovery of almost 300 pieces of bones in the pond behind his home.

More Parks, Fewer Cars: Gov’t to Roll Out Anti-Smog Measures

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Thailand's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday announced that anti-smog measures will be announced on Thursday in an attempt to reduce the density of fine-dusts plaguing Bangkok and other major cities across the country.

Self-Confessed Lopburi Robber Apologizes for Killing Victims

BANGKOK — A man identified by police as the robber who gunned down three people during a gold store robbery two weeks ago said Thursday that he did not mean to kill his victims, which include a 2-year-old boy.

Thai Tourist Returning From China Confirmed as Coronavirus Patient

BANGKOK — Health officials on Wednesday said they found the first case of a Thai national who contracted the new strain of coronavirus, and the fourth infection in Thailand.

ASEAN & WORLD

China Railway Waives Cancellations Fees as Megacity Goes Into Lockdown

BEIJING (Xinhua) — China's railway operator will allow passengers to cancel their tickets nationwide without charging fees.

‘Who Is She?’ – US Treasury Chief Takes Swipe at Thunberg

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — As an executive producer of the last Mad Max movie, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin might have been interested in the apocalyptic climate warnings of Greta Thunberg.

Japanese Postman Failed to Deliver Thousands of Postal Items

YOKOHAMA (Kyodo) — A 61-year-old postman failed to deliver thousands of postal items that he kept at his home instead, police said Thursday.

Don Discusses Mekong, South China Sea With Chinese Minister

BEIJING (Xinhua) — Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai here on Thursday.

China Locking Down Cities With 18 Million to Stop Virus

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities Thursday moved to lock down three cities with a combined population of more than 18 million in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and spread to other parts of the world during the busy Lunar New Year travel period.
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Pope Francis in Thailand
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Six Elephants Died Trying to Save Their Friends at Hell’s Abyss in Thailand
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The Last Overland's Pitstop in Bangkok OTW from Singapore to London
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Myanmar Sexy: Meet Burmese Model Paing Takhon
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Khaosod English Tours Bangkok’s Fanciest MRT Stations
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Bua Noi, Thailand's Last Gorilla, Lives in a Decrepit Zoo Atop a Mall
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Miss Universe Thailand 2019 Paweensuda Fahsai Drouin Talks to Khaosod English
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Meet Kansuda 'Mimi' Chanakiri, the only Thai-Burmese contestant in Miss Universe Thailand 2019
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British Pop Band 'New Hope Club' in Thailand
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Precious Plastic: Recycling Bangkok One Bottle Cap At A Time
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The Running of the Kwais: The Annual Buffalo Bacchanal in Trang, Thailand
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Khaosod English Talks to Hawkeye, the Most Humble Avenger
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Stand Under Van Gogh’s Starry Night at 'From Monet to Kandinsky' Bangkok Exhibition
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Reporting from Notre Dame After the Fire
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Baby Elephant Falls into Septic Tank in Thailand
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Take Flight With Thai 1st Officer Julie
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Thai Elephants Go to War as Kingdom Celebrates National Animal
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Thailand’s ‘Watermelon Island’
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This Shop in Thailand Serves Only 'Moo Krob' or Crispy Pork Dishes
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Trans Queen Jazell Barbie Royale Wants to Inspire Women Like Her
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Crocodile Put in Thai Jail After Crawling into Krabi Pub
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Daring Rescue of Construction Worker from Fallen Crane in Bangkok, Thailand
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Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa of Paraguay at Khaosod English
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Battle for Ao Manao
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The Face Men Thailand Season 2 Contestants Live Interview
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Miss Tiffany Thailand 2018 'Esmon' with Runners Up 'Book' and 'Narm'
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Body Politic by Taweesak Molsawat
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US Expat Artist Scraps and Scrapes in 'Factory' at Bangkok Biennial
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Miss Universe Thailand 2018 Sophida 'Ning' Kanchanarin's Exclusive Interview with Khaosod English.
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Blood & Beauty: Thai Artist Paints in Blood
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First Look: Rescued boys after cave ordeal
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Rescue of the 'Wild Boars'
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Battlefield Bangkok: The Time the Navy Defied the Army – And Lost
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Predator Prowls Rural Thailand
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Silent Disco in Bangkok
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Buddha Issara Captured By Police
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Distressed Monk Ascends Tower to Save Monastery
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Dead and Dying: Thousands of Thai Dogs Perish Due to Rabies False Alarm
00:27
Duck-Eating Python Subdued After Epic Struggle
04:02
Elephants ‘Make Merit’ on Thai Elephant Day at Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
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Shackled Suspects Shove Way Out Thai Courthouse
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Muralists Paint 'The Last Kill' for Thai Wildlife
01:08
Go Deep With Thailand’s 1st Female Undersea Relic Hunter
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Kiss My Axe: Hurl Deadly Bladed Terror at Bangkok Range
01:04
From Pattaya With Love: Fools Russian In – Khaosod English The Show Ep. 01
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Chinese Opera in Thailand
02:29
Inside 'Kitties and Bears' Bangkok
01:58
Virtual Thailand: Scenes of Mourning
03:42
Virtual Thailand: Dusk falls on royal funeral and Bangkok's Phra Pinklao Bridge
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Royal Funeral: A ride through a sea of black mourners in Bangkok
00:21
Fly Over Funeral Site in This Official Drone Footage (Video)
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Virtual Thailand: Enter the Crematorium of King Rama IX
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