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Possible Glitch Sends Pokemon Go Players to S. Korean City

SEOUL, South Korea — The seaside South Korean city of Sokcho is enjoying a surge of visitors who are wandering the streets at all hours as they look at their smartphones. Why? It appears to be the only place in the country where Pokemon Go players can chase the mobile game's virtual monsters.

Single Gateway for Internet Still Under Study, Minister Says

BANGKOK — The military government’s plan to route all internet traffic in and out of the kingdom through a single gateway won’t happen anytime soon, a top official said today.
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Thailand Bans ‘Fight of Gods’ For Damage to Buddhism

BANGKOK — A computer game that pits deities from different religions in brawls was removed Wednesday night from online stores in Thailand.

Last Chance For Sunday Picnic Concerts in Lumphini Park

BANGKOK — Concert halls aren’t the only setting for an orchestra performance. A park will do too.

Junta Readies ‘Great Firewall of Thailand’

BANGKOK — Thai authorities have taken steps toward achieving their stated desire of gaining greater control of internet use by creating a single gateway for all internet traffic in and out of the kingdom.

Citizens Should Resist Online Censorship, Advocates Say

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

BANGKOK — Citizens have a duty to not buy into state propaganda, be critical of the powers that be and resist censorship, anti-coup activist Sombat Boonngamanong said at a symposium yesterday.

VR, Titles, Console Revealed at Mecca of Video Games

LOS ANGELES — E3, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, opened Tuesday in Los Angeles with thousands of video game enthusiasts, analysts and industry representatives...

Thai Potterheads Tap Into Their Inner Kid for Children’s Day

BANGKOK — “Lumos!” Akira Akkarakhitapisuit uttered in full Harry Potter garb as he waved his franchise-licensed wand.

From WTF to LOL, Internet Reacts to Plan to Track Foreigners by Phones

BANGKOK — Telecommunication regulators signed off yesterday on a plan to track all foreigners in the kingdom using location-tracking SIM cards, and extraordinary ambition that left the internet searing and seething.

Instagram Takes Lesson From Snapchat With New ‘Stories’

NEW YORK — Instagram is launching a new feature that should sound familiar to Snapchat users. It's called "Stories," and it lets users share photos and videos from their day that will disappear after 24 hours.

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