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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Thai Police Warn Parents of Valentine's Day 'Dangers'

BANGKOK — As a part of an annual campaign to keep young people in line on Valentine's Day, the Royal Thai Police have warned parents to inform their children of the "dangers" associated with the occasion.

Catch a Missing Croc, Earn 1,000 Baht

RATCHABURI — A crocodile farm owner in Ratchaburi province has offered a 1,000-baht bounty for each of six crocodiles that escaped his farm last week while the hunt continues for the runaway reptiles.

Myanmar Rejects Bangladesh Request to Restart Rohingya Repatriation

YANGON (DPA) - Myanmar has rejected a request from Bangladesh to immediately begin accepting back Muslim refugees living in camps across the border, an official said Monday.

Death Toll Rises To 14 in Southern Thailand Floods

Bangkok (dpa) - At least 14 people have died and eight more injured due to flooding in southern Thailand, officials confirmed Monday.

Bangkok Governor Files Libel Charge Over Satirical Newpaper Article

BANGKOK — The Governor of Bangkok filed a libel charge over a satirical article in a prominent newspaper that lampooned his perceived failure to stop floods in the capital city.

Watch Weird, Wonderful Animated Shorts on a Charoen Krung Rooftop

BANGKOK — Cult animation from hand-cut wood panels, sketched celluloid, painted walls, puppets and whatever else can move frame-to-frame will show next month.

Submissions Open For Bangkok Underground Film Festival (Postponed)

BANGKOK — Be it unique or weird, local and international amateur filmmakers are welcomed to submit their work for the Bangkok Underground Film Festival in November.

Prayuth Asks Kanchanaburi to Tone Down River Disco Parties

KANCHANABURI — Head west from the capital for an idyllic weekend on the Khwae Noi river in Kanchanaburi province and discover a reality of serenity-blowing dance music screaming from an armada of floating disco barges.

Vigil For Charlie Hebdo Massacre Victims in BKK

BANGKOK — Several dozen people gathered in central Bangkok Thursday evening to honor those killed in the deadly attack on a satirical magazine in France yesterday.

Prayuth Offers to Ban Himself From Post-Coup Senate

BANGKOK — In an effort to assure the public that he will not hold onto power after the next election, junta chairman and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has instructed the drafters of the new charter to ban him from serving in the senate.





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