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Piles of garbage tower Wednesday over a Pathum Thani facility accused of illegally importing waste.

Trashland: Thailand Drawing Tons of Foreign Garbage

BANGKOK — From afar, there’s no missing the eye-popping towers of oversized plastic bags piled together in the middle of a large field just north of Bangkok.

Fans Throng Temple to Pay Tribute to Luk Thung Legend (Video)

SUPHAN BURI — A festival paying tribute to the Queen of Luk Thung attended by tens of thousands of fans continues through Sunday at a temple in central Thailand.

Hunter Confesses to Murdering Pregnant Goat-alope

PHETCHABUN — She was murdered and filetted. Her fetus taken. Hours later, one man had confessed to the grisly deed while another escaped into the forest.

Let Us Hire Foreigners, Short-Staffed Shop Owners Demand

BANGKOK — Business owners say they are unable to find Thai employees to staff service jobs and are urging the government to relax its restrictions on foreign employees.
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Wanted: 1,000 World Cup ‘Pretties’ Sought by Police

BANGKOK — Police said Tuesday they are looking for more than 1,000 women for illegally promoting online gambling for the upcoming World Cup.

Two Jumpers, Two Bangkok Bridges – Two Fates

BANGKOK — A man is presumed dead after jumping from a Bangkok bridge while a woman who attempted to jump from another was saved in time, police said Tuesday.
Vets treat a green sea turtle found filled with plastic waste last week. It did not survive. Photo: ReReef / Facebook

Choking to Death on Trash: Thailand’s Toxic Secret

BANGKOK — A fatal diet of plastic waste once again has taken a toll in the sea, this time a green sea turtle that died despite the best efforts of veterinarians.
Members of the junta-appointed National Legislative Assembly, or NLA, read from a book in January during a parliamentary debate session.

Assembly’s Lopsided Votes Are Feature, Not Bug: Member

BANGKOK — More than three quarters of the bills made into law by junta-appointed legislators have been passed without a single vote of opposition, according to a legal reform advocacy group.

London College Accused of Accepting ‘Looted’ Thai Buddha

BANGKOK — Thai authorities on Monday said they’re looking into accusations a prestigious London college accepted a 13th century sculpture possibly stolen from the kingdom.
In this photo released by the Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, arrives at the Changi International Airport on Sunday.

Kim Jung Un Just Landed in Singapore. Here Are the Photos.

SINGAPORE— Spare a moment, as you anticipate one of the most unusual summits in modern history, to consider North Korea's leader as he left...

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