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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

FRESH NEWS

Princess Sirindhorn feeds a goat during an opening ceremony of 2019 Red Cross Fair on Nov. 15, 2019, at Lumpini Park in Bangkok.

Red Cross Fair’s Wholesome Fun and Charity Return to Lumpini

BANGKOK — Binge on street food to your heart content and shop for charity goods at the annual Red Cross Fair running through Sunday at Lumpini Park.

POLITICS

Gov’t Allies Warn Future Forward Against Protests

BANGKOK — Coalition politicians on Monday urged the opposition not to resort to any demonstration in response to a court verdict this week that would decide the fate of Future Forward Party chairman Thanathorn Juangrungruangkit.
A monk fainted after drawing a ticket which sent him into the military service at a drafting station in Phitsanulok on April 2, 2018.

Army Hits Back at Future Forward’s Bill to Scrap Conscription

BANGKOK — Conscription is still necessary for national security, a defense ministry spokesman said Friday in response to the opposition’s plan to submit a bill that would scrap mandatory military service.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Judge Who Shoots Self Removed From Post

BANGKOK — A judge who shot himself in protest of alleged corruption was transferred from his post and placed under investigation Monday, officials said.
Ianin Lev Aleksandrovich apologizes to the police after his arrest on Nov. 17, 2019.

Drunk, Naked Russian Tries to Hijack a Yacht on Koh Samui: Police

KOH SAMUI — A Russian national was arrested Monday after attempting to steal a yacht while drunk and naked on the resort island of Koh Samui, police said.
A Russian tourist, center, reporting the crime to the police on Nov. 17, 2019.

Police Hunt For Pattaya Gold Snatcher

PATTAYA — Police said Monday investigators are seeking two thieves who snatched two gold necklaces from a Russian tourist on Sunday night.
The exterior of Chanthaburi City police station.

Video Shows Police Handed Gun to Clerk During Court Shooting

CHANTHABURI — Police on Friday said a policeman was placed under investigation after security camera footage revealed moments he handed his sidearm to a clerk during a deadly shooting incident on Tuesday.

Frenchman Slips, Falls to Death at Koh Samui Waterfall

KOH SAMUI — A Frenchman fell to his death Thursday after falling off of a waterfall while trying to take a selfie.
Relatives of the plaintiff's lawyer Wijai Sukharom collecting his body from a hospital on Nov. 13, 2019.

Police Arrest Gunslinging Clerk for Bringing Down Court Shooter

CHANTHABURI — Police on Wednesday arrested a legal clerk for shooting a defendant who opened fire in the courtroom, killing the plaintiff and his lawyer Tuesday.

ASEAN & WORLD

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass in St. Peter Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Photo: Alessandra Tarantino / AP

Pope’s Asian Agenda: Disarmament, Martyrs, Family Reunion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has agendas both pastoral and personal for his trip to Asia, where he’ll appeal for global nuclear disarmament at the sites of the atomic bomb and minister to two tiny Catholic communities that have suffered gruesome periods of persecution.

Waste Sorting Adopted in 237 Cities Across China

BEIJING (Xinhua) — A total of 237 cities at the prefectural level or above in China have adopted waste sorting schemes as the country continues to embrace the green lifestyle, authorities said.

Campus Survey Reveals Regret After Online Impulse Buying

BEIJING (Xinhua) — A survey has found that nearly 87 percent of college student respondents bought things they do not actually need online and 77.53 percent felt regret about it.

Hong Kong Residents Clear Barricades, Mourn Riot Victim

HONG KONG (Xinhua) — Despite escalating violence in Hong Kong, many residents have stepped out to clear road barricades and mourn a cleaner killed by rioters in a bid to say "no" to violence.

Hong Kong Police Storm University Held by Protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons.
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