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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Foreigner 'Scams' Phuket Resident of THB 2 million

(31 October) Ms. Paisuda Damrongchonlatee, a resident of Phuket province, reported to the police that she had been scammed by a foreigner, whose name...

Family Man Shoots Teen Dead After Parking Dispute

CHONBURI — A teen boy was shot dead Saturday after he and his friend attacked a 50-year-old man over a parking conflict. Suthep Poshsomboon, 50,...

China’s Imports, Exports Fall Again in July

BEIJING — China's exports fell again in July by an unexpectedly wide margin while a decline in imports accelerated in a possible sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.

Drug Suspect Who Taunted Police Arrested At Thai-Burmese Border

BANGKOK — A suspected drug kingpin who had threatened to massacre police officers in Facebook posts was arrested near the Thai-Burmese border today, police say.

BKK Taxi Price Hike Effective From 13 Dec

BANGKOK — The fare of metered taxis in Bangkok will rise by 8 percent tomorrow, Transport Ministry officials say.

44 Dead as Bus Falls into Gorge in Northern India

NEW DELHI — 44 people were killed after a bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep gorge in northern India's Himachal Pradesh state Wednesday, a senior government official said.

Speeding Taxi Kills Al Jazeera Reporter

BANGKOK — A Thai reporter who worked for Al Jazeera was run over and killed by a taxi last night, police say.

Dead Chinese Couple in California Ravine Where Thai Students Died

FRESNO, California — Authorities are trying to recover the bodies of a Chinese couple who apparently plunged off a cliff in California's Kings Canyon National...

Jenphop Contests All But Lesser Charge

AYUTTHAYA — Cloaked in a monk's robe, Jenphop Viraporn stepped into a court for the first time today to plead not guilty to most of the charges relating to the two graduate students he killed in a high-speed crash 11 weeks ago.

US Releases Video of Obama with Cuba's Best-Known Comedian

HAVANA — In a direct appeal to the Cuban people's sense of humor, the White House has released a video of President Barack Obama joking with the country's most famous comedian a day before the president makes a historic trip to the island.

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