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Thursday, April 19, 2018

We’re No. 1? Chiang Mai Air Pollution Smashes Competitors

CHIANG MAI — The “Rose of the North” won world recognition Wednesday for the dubious distinction of having the worst recorded air quality during peak conditions.

39 Die on 1st ‘Dangerous Day’ of Songkran

BANGKOK — Thirty-nine people were killed on the first day of what have come to be known as the “seven dangerous days” of Songkran. Drunk driving was the biggest culprit.

Bus Travel Kills Yet More Migrant Workers

TAK — At least six foreign laborers died when a bus left a mountain road early Monday morning in the northeastern province of Tak.

Monk Shanked On Way to Collect Alms in Bangkok

BANGKOK — A monk is in critical condition after being stabbed in the chest Wednesday morning by a young man he met on a train.

Short Circuit Suspected in Deadly Ratchathewi Blaze

BANGKOK — An apartment fire that killed three people early Tuesday was caused by old wiring, officials said.

3 Killed in Ratchathewi Apartment Fire

BANGKOK — Three people were killed early Tuesday when fire broke out inside an apartment in the Ratchathewi area.

Elderly Man Kicked Into Coma Dies

BANGKOK — An elderly scavenger kicked unconscious earlier this month died Thursday night, leading police to upgrade charges against the man who assaulted him.

20 Foreign Workers Incinerated in Bus Fire

TAK — Twenty foreigners were killed when a bus caught fire early Friday on a highway in the north.

Netizens Pay Hospital Fees of Assaulted Elderly Saleng Driver

BANGKOK — Netizens on Monday had raised almost 1 million baht for an 82-year-old garbage picker recovering in hospital after being beaten senseless.

‘Death Bus’ Driver Was Using Meth

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — The driver of a tour bus that crashed and killed 18 passengers confessed to being high on meth at the time, police said Friday.

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