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POLITICS

Mingkwan’s Resignation Draws Mixed Interpretations

BANGKOK — Social media and observers are struggling to make sense of the abrupt resignation of New Economics Party leader Mingkwan Sangsuwan.

Suspended Thanathorn Defiant on Court Ruling

BANGKOK — Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has expressed disagreement with a court decision to suspend his MP status indefinitely.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Cops Arrest Chinese Guide Posing as Thai National

BANGKOK — A Chinese national was arrested on Thursday for using a Thai ID card to work as a tour guide, police said.

Roll up, Roll up! 31,000 Register for Medical Weed

BANGKOK — Over 31,000 people applied to legally keep their marijuana stockpiles for medical use before registration closed this week, health officials said Thursday.

Frenchman Arrested for Phone Theft in Pattaya

PATTAYA — Police in the resort town of Pattaya said Thursday a French national is under arrest for stealing a cellphone.

Chinese Tourist Charged for Killing Urchins in Protected Sea

SATUN — An official on Wednesday said he filed charges against a Chinese tourist who fished and killed sea urchins on a southern beach.

Heartbroken Man Threatens Suicide at Govt House

BANGKOK — Commotion broke out in front of Government House on Tuesday when a man threatened to slit his throat to protest his wife’s affair with a soldier.
Left, the field where Ping Pong, right, found the baby (insert).

Disabled Dog Saves Infant Buried by Mother

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — Residents are hailing a local dog...

ASEAN & WORLD

This image released by Disney shows Mena Massoud as Aladdin, left, and Will Smith as Genie in Disney's live-action adaptation of the 1992 animated classic "Aladdin." Photo: Disney via AP

Review: Smith’s Fine in ‘Aladdin.’ Another Guy’s the Problem

It's pretty clear after watching the new live-action "Aladdin" that doubts about Will Smith's casting as the Genie are overblown. It's the guy behind...
This image provided by Marvel shows the cover of the first issue in "Agents of Atlas," Marvel Comics' five-part standalone comic book series set to roll out in August 2019. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of nearly a dozen of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes. Image: Jung-Geun Yoon / Marvel via AP

Asian, Asian American Heroes to Power Marvel Comics Series

Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the...
In this May 1, 2019, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange puts his fist up as he is taken from court in London. The Justice Department has charged Assange with receiving and publishing classified information. The charges are contained in a new, 18-count indictment announced May 23, 2019. Photo: Matt Dunham / AP

US Charges Wikileaks Founder With Publishing Classified Info

WASHINGTON — In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S. filed new charges Thursday against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah greet supporters on arrival at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Photo: AP

Modi Surges to Victory in India on Hindu-First Platform

NEW DELHI — Charismatic but polarizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi surged to a landslide victory in Indian elections, propelling his Hindu nationalist party to...

Fugitive Says He’ll Surrender if Wanted Poster Gets 15,000 Likes

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least one expert calls unethical.
FRESH CUTS
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
12:45
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
00:19
Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa of Paraguay at Khaosod English
06:13
Battle for Ao Manao
03:02
The Face Men Thailand Season 2 Contestants Live Interview
11:52
Miss Tiffany Thailand 2018 'Esmon' with Runners Up 'Book' and 'Narm'
07:54
Body Politic by Taweesak Molsawat
03:09
US Expat Artist Scraps and Scrapes in 'Factory' at Bangkok Biennial
03:31
Miss Universe Thailand 2018 Sophida 'Ning' Kanchanarin's Exclusive Interview with Khaosod English.
06:02
Blood & Beauty: Thai Artist Paints in Blood
01:47
First Look: Rescued boys after cave ordeal
00:46
Rescue of the 'Wild Boars'
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Battlefield Bangkok: The Time the Navy Defied the Army – And Lost
02:31
Predator Prowls Rural Thailand
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Silent Disco in Bangkok
00:35
Buddha Issara Captured By Police
05:01
Distressed Monk Ascends Tower to Save Monastery
01:08
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
03:02
Muralists Paint 'The Last Kill' for Thai Wildlife
01:08
Go Deep With Thailand’s 1st Female Undersea Relic Hunter
01:26
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
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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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