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Thainet Voices Support for Laos After Dam Collapse

BANGKOK — After at least 6,000 people in Laos lost their homes and dozens died when a dam collapsed Monday, Thai netizens took to the internet in support of their northern neighbors.
Photo: Department of Marine and Coastal Resources / Facebook

Public Invited to Monitor Latest Rare Turtle Egg Discovery

PHANG NGA — A rare sea turtle laid about 100 eggs on a Thai beach fewer than 10 days after another did so at...
Google Doodle for the 97th birthday anniversary of Rapee Sagarik. Image: Google

Orchids Bloom on Google To Celebrate Famed Thai Botanist

BANGKOK — Thai orchids are blooming on the homepage of the world’s largest search engine to celebrate a horticulturist who pioneered commercial orchid cultivation in Thailand.
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Helping Hands Lead Orphan Baby Porpoise to Safety (Video)

RAYONG — On Saturday, a week-old and barely floating baby porpoise bobbed ashore at Khlong Yai Beach, crying out for its mother.

Thai Twitterverse Muses on #BestThingsOf2016

BANGKOK — For many, 2016 was one piece of bad news after the other, with global terror attacks, surprise election victories, the death of Harambe and so on.

Social Media Surveillance System Planned



BANGKOK — The Royal Thai Police plan to spend 12 million baht on a system to monitor messages and track users on the most popular social media platforms.

On University Judgment Day, Students Seek Divine Help in 140 Characters or Fewer

BANGKOK — There were no pig heads, traditional dances, floral garlands or the usual ceramic zebras. When it came time to seek divine help, Gen Z bribed the gods with more practical things such as 1,000 baht banknotes, teen novels and Line sticker sets.

Facebook, Instagram Still Down in Many Places

Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve the issue.
First lady Melania Trump walks to her vehicle as she arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, June 21, 2018, after visiting the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South in McAllen, Texas. Photo: Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

The Memes Cascade From Melania’s ‘Don’t Care’ Jacket

NEW YORK — I really don't care, do u? Perhaps one day first lady Melania Trump will use her own words to illuminate her fashion...

Women Share Challenges, Successes on #DayoftheGirl #วันเด็กหญิงสากล

BANGKOK — Women and girls took to social media channels Wednesday to talk about the challenges they still face in society on International Day of the Girl.

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