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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thailand Sees Boom In Regional Air Travel

(14 October) Thailand is enjoying a boom in regional aviation industry according to the reports compiled by the national airport authority and Nok Air, a low-cost airliner.

US Security Adviser Resigns Amid Russia Controversy

WASHINGTON — National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S.
Photographers take pictures of the a man and a woman in the court Tuesday in Freiburg, southern Germany. Photo: Patrick Seeger / Associated Press

German Couple Convicted of Rape, Online Sale of Young Son

BERLIN — A German mother and her partner were convicted and jailed Tuesday for repeatedly raping the woman's young son and selling him to...

Catalans Defiant Despite Decry From Spanish King

BARCELONA, Spain — Striking workers, students and hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Barcelona and other Catalan towns Tuesday to protest police violence, adding pressure to Spain's unprecedented political crisis as central authorities mull how to respond to separatists' plans to push ahead with secession.

Police Hunt Boyfriend of Slain Soi Cowboy Waitress

BANGKOK — Police on Friday are looking for the boyfriend of a Soi Cowboy waitress found dead on Soi Sukhumvit 23.

Mine Owner Reportedly Commits Suicide In Eastern China

BEIJING — The owner of a collapsed mine containing 17 trapped miners committed suicide Sunday, state media reported.

China’s Xinjiang Tightening Border Amid Threats of Extremism

BEIJING — China says it is tightening border controls in its northwestern Xinjiang region amid rising terrorism threats.

S. Korea President to Resign Imminently

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that she will resign her office once parliament develops a plan for a safe transfer of power, amid prosecution claims that she colluded with a friend who wielded government power from the shadows.

Unaware, Cab Strands Tourist Midway Through Airport Trip

BANGKOK — On Tuesday night, taxi driver Suthee Inthorn was driving his passenger from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport to catch his flight back to Japan.

'Trafficked' Laotian Sex Workers Rescued in Northeastern Thailand

NONG KHAI — Authorities in northeastern Thailand raided two brothels near the Thai-Laotian border where several underage Laotian girls said they were forced to work as sex workers.





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