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Monday, September 25, 2017

25 Die in Fiery Chonburi Wreck

CHONBURI — Twenty-five people were killed Monday afternoon when a van and truck burst into flames after colliding in the Ban Bueng district of Chonburi province.

4-Year Professional Visas Get Green Light

BANGKOK — A plan to offer four-year visas to highly skilled professionals and investors was endorsed Friday by the Cabinet. Those who obtain the so-called...

Plan to Track All Foreigners – Not Just Tourists – By SIM Cards Moves...

BANGKOK — A plan to require all foreigners in Thailand to use a special SIM card that can track their location will be reviewed by authorities Tuesday afternoon.

Thailand’s New 10-Year Visas Meet Mixed Reactions

BANGKOK — Expats have expressed enthusiasm about the approval of a plan to issue 10-year visas but worry they may be of benefit to few as more details about how they would work have came to light Thursday.

‘Fake News’ Prompts Facebook Bangkok Bomb Scare

BANGKOK — No, there was not a massive explosion Bangkok on Tuesday night.

10-Year Visas Now Available: Thai Immigration

BANGKOK — The much awaited 10-year visa for foreign retirees is now available, the top commander of the immigration police said Wednesday. , though staff seem to be unaware of the announcement.

Tourist Bitten Trying to Take Selfie With Crocodile

PRACHINBURI — A French woman was bitten by a crocodile Sunday afternoon while hiking at Khao Yai National Park.

One Killed, At Least 12 Injured in Hua Hin Explosions

HUA HIN — Twin explosions hit major tourist destinations in the resort town of Hua Hin shortly before midnight, injuring at least 12 people, including 4 who are in critical condition, police said.

Why Everything is Closing Early and Bangkok Nightlife May Never Be the Same

BANGKOK — If finding a late-night roost in the capital’s usual haunts has become more difficult, that’s because most clubs and bars in the Khaosan Road and Thonglor areas were ordered this month to close at midnight – a situation that may not change.

What We Can Expect For King Bhumibol’s Funeral Rites (Updated)

BANGKOK — For the first time in 70 years, Thailand will witness a funeral for a king, an elaborate ceremony that usually lasts for a year.

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