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A medevac helicopter in a May 2018 file photo in Bangkok.

Man Survives Kanchanaburi Ravine Plunge

KANCHANABURI — A man trapped for two nights at the bottom of a ravine was rescued Wednesday morning after a challenging rescue operation.

Fake Pumpkin Seeds Give Farmers Real-Life Halloween Scare

PHAYAO — The northern province of Phayao will be denied plump jack-o-lanterns this month after dozens of farmers said they were been conned into...

Police Hunt Myanmar Man Accused of Cooking Bearcat

KANCHANABURI — Police are looking for a man suspected of cooking a protected animal in a national park earlier this month.

Amazing Phitsanulok: Visitors Heart Meter-Wide Neck of Nan River

PHITSANULOK — Spread your arms across the narrowest spit of land separating the Nan River from itself, where residents and tourists were flocking Tuesday...

Fire Ravages TMB Bank Branch

BANGKOK — Bank employees returned to work Tuesday after a long weekend to find their Chatuchak office on fire. A Bang Khen branch of TMB...

Czech Arrested On Koh Tao After Overstaying Visa 6 Years

SURAT THANI — A european man was arrested and charged Monday with overstaying his visa for six years on Koh Tao. As part of a...
Mong Tongdee smiles while holding his Thai ID card Friday at the Chiang Mai City district office.

9 Years After Promise, Paper Plane Champ Gets Thai ID

CHIANG MAI — Nine years after a stateless boy who won the gold medal at a paper airplane championship in Japan was promised Thai citizenship, he received his ID card Friday.
These images from video show a young school girl being assaulted. Image: Seksan Mahayot / Facebook

Parents Vow to Press Charges After 8th Graders Beat Autistic Daughter

PHAYAO — The parents of a 10-year-old girl said Thursday that they would press charges against eighth graders who assaulted her at school in Phayao province last week.

Poaching Suspect Says He Lent Rifle to Kill Bearcat: Police

KANCHANABURI — One of a dozen suspects charged with poaching in a national park confessed Wednesday to lending his firearm to kill a bearcat, which he said was later cooked by members of a monastery.

Thaksin’s Son Indicted on Money Laundering Charge

BANGKOK — The son of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was indicted Wednesday on charges of money laundering, as pressure mounts on the ousted leader's political allies.





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