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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Redshirt Leader Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge From Political Nemesis

BANGKOK — A leader of Thailand's Redshirt movement accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from his political archenemy today.

Developing Asia to Keep Strong Economic Growth in 2015-16, ADB Says

MANILA (DPA) — Developing Asia will show strong economic growth this year and 2016, but an impending rise in US interest rates may require monetary responses to maintain stability, an Asian Development Bank report said Tuesday.

Anti-Coup Activist Arrested on Eve of Protest March

BANGKOK — Police preemptively arrested an anti-coup activist at his home last night, hours before he planned to set out on a protest march to a martial court in Bangkok.

Review: ‘A Ghost Story’ Casts a Bizarre Spell

A fatal, off-screen car crash interrupts the picturesque, suburban lives of a young married couple in David Lowery's "A Ghost Story," marooning the deceased husband musician (Casey Affleck) in a kind of purgatory as a watchful, mostly benign ghost.

Govt Insists Images of Milan Anti-Prayuth Protest Are Fake

BANGKOK — The Thai government has insisted that there were no protests against junta leader and Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth during his visit to Italy, despite numerous international media reports and photographs that suggest otherwise.

These 84 Bangkok Roads will Shut Down Friday for ‘Bike for Dad’

BANGKOK — To celebrate the 88th birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 84 roads throughout the capital city will be closed Friday for the “Bike for Dad” cycling event.

Bangkok Branch of Burger & Lobster Opens Tomorrow

BANGKOK — Bangkok foodies can bite into a UK chain’s famous fare when it opens Thursday in Bangkok following months of speculation.

106 Migrants Land on Thai Island Amid Refugee Crisis

BANGKOK — One hundred and six migrants landed on a Thai island in Phang Nga province yesterday, while thousands of others languish at sea, unable to find ports willing to take them in.

‘Hidden Figures’ Shocks Screen Actors Guild Awards

The cast of "Hidden Figures" rocketed to the Screen Actors Guild top award at a fiery, protest-laden ceremony that was dominated by defiance over President Trump's sweeping immigration ban.

Top Democrat Accuses 'Former Communists' of Backing 14 Anti-Junta Activists

BANGKOK — A prominent Democrat Party politician has alleged that a group of former Communist insurgents are pulling the strings behind the fourteen anti-junta activists who are facing trial in military court.



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