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Left: Tongsri Wongchaiawet drinks a glass of water after dipping her Energy Card into it on June 11, 2019.

MLM ‘Energy Cards’ Radioactive: Professor

BANGKOK — A chemistry professor has warned of radioactive elements in plastic “Energy Cards” being sold as a cure-all for ailments under a multi-level...
Now-deleted photos of the politically-inflected flower offering trays, originally posted Thursday June 13, 2019.

Police Visit Students Behind Anti-Junta Teacher Appreciation Day Stunt

NONG KHAI — Police visited a school in Nong Khai on Thursday after an annual teacher appreciation day turned into a viral political stunt...

Frenchman Mocks Junta with Viral Parody Song, Gets Police Visit

BANGKOK — A French expat who made a viral music video mocking junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha was visited on Thursday by two police officers and “made to apologise.”
This Sunday, June 2, 2019 image taken from video provided by Younes Parvin shows a fire at Bangkok's Chatuchak weekend market, Thailand. Thai authorities are investigating an after-hours fire that roared through Chatuchak market, destroying dozens of the small shops crammed inside one of Asia's most popular bazaars. Photo: Younes Parvin / AP

Fire Strikes Bangkok’s Popular Chatuchak Weekend Market

BANGKOK — Thai authorities on Monday were investigating an after-hours fire that roared through Bangkok's Chatuchak weekend market, destroying scores of small shops crammed...
Emergency officials at the scene of a road accident in Korat, Nakhon Ratchasima on April 13, 2019.

386 Die During ‘7 Dangerous Days’ of Songkran

BANGKOK — Drunk driving overtook speeding as the number one killer on Thai roads this Songkran, though total fatalities saw an 8 percent dip...
Firefighters combat a huge fire Friday night near Phuket’s Patong beach.

Patong Beach Shops Engulfed in Fast-Moving Electrical Fire

PHUKET — An explosion near a popular Phuket beach ignited a huge fire last night that caused 60 million baht in damages.
A rescue worker stands near the scene of a fatal car accident early Thursday morning in Kanchanaburi province.

46 Road Deaths on Songkran’s 1st ‘Dangerous Day’

BANGKOK — Nearly 500 road accidents have already killed 46 people on the first day of the “seven dangerous days” of Songkran.
Fire and thick smoke is seen pluming out of a building in the CentralWorld shopping complex Wednesday evening.

2 Mall Staff Likely Jumped to Death While Aiding Fire Rescue: Official

BANGKOK — Investigators said Thursday that two workers in an upscale Bangkok shopping complex were likely forced to jump to their deaths because they were trapped by flames while assisting evacuation.
Firefighters at a factory in Bangkok Wednesday where a huge fire broke out.

Huge Blaze Ravages Bangkok Broom Factory

BANGKOK — Firefighters spent hours battling a huge fire that tore through a large factory Wednesday afternoon in the capital’s northeast.
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Monks Injured in Bangkok Temple Fire

BANGKOK — A fire broke out late last night in a temple in the capital’s southwest, leaving several of its monks injured. Firefighters managed to...





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