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Monday, September 25, 2017

Deputy Governor Blames HIV Infections on Gay TV Characters

BANGKOK — A deputy Bangkok governor is under fire for suggesting that more young men are becoming infected with HIV because there are more gay characters on television.

Bodyslam Singer Falls Into Drain Training For Charity Run

BANGKOK — It was with some irony a famous singer acknowledged Thursday that he injured his leg falling into a drain while training for a charity run to benefit hospitals.

Rehabilitated ‘Uncle Fatty’ to be Returned Home

BANGKOK — A macaque who gained fame for his enormous belly will be returned to the wild after three months on a strict diet, vets said Thursday.

River Dwellers Abandon Homes For Concrete Promenade (Photos, Video)

BANGKOK — Malai Rakphuengamarit spent a recent Friday directing her husband and two hired men on where to put pieces of the steel roof and wood structure torn down from her riverside home.

P’Tao, Roadkill Martyr, Dies

BANGKOK — A tortoise fighting for his life after being run over by a car died Friday morning, according to veterinarians.

Was the Public Coerced Into Choosing Ugly Bridge Design?

BANGKOK — Architects raised concern Thursday that the controversial design for a footbridge over the Chao Phraya River was decided upon well before the public was given a chance to weigh in.

Turtle-Rescuing Man is Hero of Thai Interwebs

BANGKOK — All the internet had rallied by Thursday behind a desperate bid to rescue a bloody and battered turtle left to die in a road by a hit-and-run driver.

City Hall Dismisses Concerns Over Chao Phraya Footbridge

BANGKOK — City Hall on Tuesday dismissed concerns over the project to build a footbridge and bike lane across Chao Phraya river, after its...

Khlong Ong Ang to Get Walking Street 2 Years After Saphan Lek Razing

BANGKOK — Nearly two years after Saphan Lek market was dismantled, Khlong Ong Ang will get a new walking street along both of its...

Evictions Continue as Funds Set for Chao Phraya Promenade

BANGKOK — City Hall continued to clear out riverside homes Thursday after announcing an estimated budget to pay for construction of the Chao Phraya promenade.

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