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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Deadly Octopus Spotted During Family Dinner-Prep

RANONG — A family had sliced up the octopus and was about to cook it for dinner when they noticed blue spots on the meat.

Starving Polar Bear Among Arresting Images to Show

BANGKOK — A famous photo of a starving polar bear hunting for food among retreating sea ice will be among stunning masterpieces on display at an upcoming exhibition in Bangkok.

Debate Flares Over Adding 'Reform Before Election' Question to Voters

BANGKOK — Organizers of the upcoming referendum on what would be Thailand’s 20th constitution said they remain unsure whether to put a “reform before election” question onto the ballot.

See Triple Oscar Winner ‘Roma’ Free on Big Screen in Bangkok

BANGKOK — After taking three Oscars home late last month, including best foreign language film, “Roma” will screen for free at a Bangkok auditorium this weekend.

Why is Popular Culture Afraid of the 1932 Revolution?

BANGKOK — Though Friday marked the 84th birthday of Thai Democracy, its essence has faded away, with the bloodless turning point for the nation all but unmentioned in the streeteven in the arts.

500 Monks Gather to Censure Buddha Isara

Nakhon Pathom — Hundreds of monks gathered in Nakhon Pathom Saturday morning to censure the activist monk Buddha Isara.

Famous Thai Temple to Build Separate Toilets for Non-Chinese

BANGKOK (DPA) — A famous temple in northern Thailand will build separate toilets for Thais and other non-Chinese tourists, officials confirmed Saturday.

Hundreds of Khlong Families Face Losing Homes After City Changes Project

BANGKOK — Hundreds if not thousands of families living along Khlong Lat Phrao face an uncertain future after City Hall appeared to change its 1.6 billion-baht renovation plan.

Travel Through ASEAN Soundscapes at Museum Siam

By Lisnaree Vichitsorasatra
Staff Reporter

BANGKOK — Take your eyes off the screen and open your ears to escape into another world that’s not so far away. Hear birds warble and chirp in a lush national park in coastal Cambodia. A master strikes notes from bamboo instruments on Borneo. Torrents of rain pound a village in the north of Vietnam.

Thailand's Military Junta Pledges Elections in Early 2016

BANGKOK (DPA) — Thailand's military government is keeping to a schedule that includes elections in early 2016, an official said Tuesday.





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