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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Melania Trump Threatens Lawsuit Over English Class Billboard

ZAGREB, Croatia — Billboards featuring Melania Trump and the slogan "just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English" were...

At Least 149 Killed As 7.1 Magnitude Quake Strikes Mexico

MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 149 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.

Activists Stage Flash Protest on Anniversary of 2006 Coup

BANGKOK — Pro-democracy activists marked the 11th anniversary of the 2006 coup on Tuesday evening on a skywalk in front of the Bangkok Art and...

Silpakorn Freshmen Allegedly Forced to Strip, Touch Genitals

BANGKOK — The vice president of the nation’s top fine arts university on Tuesday confirmed reports that freshmen students were ordered to strip naked during an on-campus initiation ritual.

Thai Colleges Urged to Do More About Sexual Violence

BANGKOK — Universities must do a better job investigating student sexual assault complaints and encouraging them to go to police, several women’s rights activists say.

Curtains Close on Filmax, Hollywood Reporter Thailand

BANGKOK — Two film magazines have announced their most recent issues were their last.

Research on Big Ears, Crocodile Gambling Wins Ig Nobels

BOSTON — Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears, that playing the didgeridoo helps relieve sleep apnea and that handling...

Bangkok Bike Share to Expand With New Bikes, More Stands

BANGKOK — Abandoned taxi-calling stations will be transformed into bike-sharing stations, said the governor Monday.

Concerned Man Points Out Perilous Pothole in Pattaya Road (Photos)

PATTAYA — Officials said they would refill a large pothole Tuesday after a concerned farang pointed out it remained a road hazard.

Defending Myanmar, Suu Kyi Says Most Rohingya Villages Calm

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — After a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparked allegations of ethnic cleansing, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday her country does not fear international scrutiny.

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