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File photo of cabin service abroad Thai Airways. Photo: Thai Airways.

Thai Airways To Charge Extra For More Legroom

BANGKOK — Thai Airways will begin charging extra for front row seats starting Monday, citing the need to “increase...

POLITICS

Facebook Blocks Historian’s Monarchy Post

BANGKOK — Facebook is blocking access to a post about the Thai Royal Family written by an exiled monarchy critic, it emerged earlier this week.

Prawit to Join Phalang Pracharath Party, Source Says

BANGKOK — After years of serving as the public face of the now-defunct junta, deputy prime minister Prawit Wongsuwan is reportedly ready to try his hand at party politics.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Pantadon Boonklong’s coffin is lowered into his grave on July 22, 2019.

16-Year-Old Beaten to Death in SOTUS Hazing: Activists

BANGKOK — A teenager died from a heart attack due to injuries sustained from his hazing activities, an activist said Monday.
ICU Ward at Pattani Hospital.

Suspected Insurgent in Coma After Army Detention

PATTANI — A suspected insurgent has fallen into a...
Suchai Thephasadin Na Ayudhya, left, holding a 500,000 cheque during a press conference on July 18 at Ploen restaurant. The clan’s lawyer Nattapol Thongkam, right, was also present.

Thephasadin Clan Offers 500k Baht to Crash Victims

BANGKOK — Representatives of the powerful Thephasadin Na Ayudhya...
Police with a haul of 14,000 pills of yaa baa or meth and almost 400 kilograms of yaa ice seized June 24, 2019 in Nakhon Pathom.

‘Yaa Baa’ Flooding SEA and Beyond Despite Crackdown: UN

BANGKOK — Despite authorities cracking down on methamphetamine in Thailand and Southeast Asia, efforts have failed to arrest the trade’s big players, a recent UN report says.

‘She Accepts Her Punishments,’ Praewa Family Apologizes to Crash Victims

BANGKOK — The extended family of a woman convicted of killing nine people in a car crash in 2010 said Thursday they are sorry for what happened and pledged to assist families of the victims.
Thawin Chaotiang makes garlands July 17, 2019 in Ratchaburi.

Families of 9 Dead Still Reeling from ‘Praewa’ Crash Nine Years Ago

BANGKOK — Childless after her daughter was killed in a car crash at the hands of a wealthy teen, Suchada Palakul was also soon widowed, with her husband dying from grief.

ASEAN & WORLD

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in the school strike demonstration Fridays for future in Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2019. Photo: Paul Zinken / dpa via AP

Teen Climate Activist Gets Normandy’s First Freedom Prize

PARIS — Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg has received the first Freedom Prize awarded by France's Normandy region, which last month commemorated...
People cross a street during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, July 22, 2019. The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago as the government once again accused opponents of sabotaging the nation's hydroelectric power system. Photo: Ariana Cubillos / AP

Venezuela Capital in the Dark Again After Massive Blackout

CARACAS — The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte talks during his 4th State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in Quezon city, metropolitan Manila, Philippines Monday July 22, 2019. Photo: Aaron Favila / AP

Duterte: Can’t Stop China in Disputed Seas, Won’t Risk Clash

MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday there was no way to stop Chinese from fishing in his country's exclusive economic zone and...
Hawkeye/Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) in a scene from Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame. he global box office has a new king in “Avengers: Endgame.” The superhero extravaganza the weekend of July 20 has usurped “Avatar” to become the highest grossing film of all time, with an estimated $2.79 billion in worldwide grosses in just 13 weeks. Photo: Film Frame / Marvel Studios 2019 via AP

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Has Passed ‘Avatar’ as Biggest Film Ever

LOS ANGELES — The global box office has a new king in "Avengers: Endgame." The superhero extravaganza this weekend usurped "Avatar" to become the highest-grossing...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe smiles in front of red rosettes on the names of his Liberal Democratic Party's winning candidates during ballot counting for the upper house elections at the party headquarters in Tokyo, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Prime Minister Abe's ruling coalition appeared certain to hold onto a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, with exit polls from Sunday's election indicating he could even close in on the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions. Photo: Koji Sasahara / AP

Abe’s Coalition Still Short of Votes to Change Constitution

TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday, but it lost ground...
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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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Body Politic by Taweesak Molsawat
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Miss Universe Thailand 2018 Sophida 'Ning' Kanchanarin's Exclusive Interview with Khaosod English.
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Rescue of the 'Wild Boars'
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Silent Disco in Bangkok
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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
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Duck-Eating Python Subdued After Epic Struggle
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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
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Go Deep With Thailand’s 1st Female Undersea Relic Hunter
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Kiss My Axe: Hurl Deadly Bladed Terror at Bangkok Range
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Inside 'Kitties and Bears' Bangkok
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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
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