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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Elephant Devours Durian in Daring Dawn Raid (Video)

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN — An elephant with an appetite for durian raided a storeroom Sunday in the west of Thailand, eating about 40 of the fruit and causing 70,000 baht in damage.

Chula Investigates Student President Over Initiation Altercation

BANGKOK — Chulalongkorn University is investigating the student activist it earlier blamed for an altercation during freshman induction in which a professor put a student in a headlock.

Outing Turns Terrifying for Family Trapped at Phatthalung Waterfall

PHATTHALUNG — Nine tourists had to be rescued Monday after they became trapped by flash flooding on a rock at a popular waterfall spot in the south.

Chula Retracts Statement Sliming Student, Yet Bad Taste Lingers

BANGKOK — Chulalongkorn University offered a muddled response over the weekend to controversy over a professor placing a student in a chokehold during a freshman initiation ceremony.

30 Injured on Phuket Mountain as Bus Left Hanging by a Thread (Photos)

PHUKET — Thirty people were injured when a bus left the road and nearly plunged down a steep mountain slope after colliding with other...

Weather Foils Recovery of Missing Thai Students in California

FRESNO, California — Weather conditions have delayed the recovery of a car believed to contain the bodies of two Thai students from a river canyon in central California, foreign ministry officials said Monday.

Chula Professors Tackle Student Trying to Leave Initiation (Video)

BANGKOK — Students who attempted to leave a freshmen initiation ceremony Thursday afternoon at Chulalongkorn University were tackled by professors, some of whom then tried to take the phones away from students who filmed the incident.

30 Provinces on Flash Flood Alert, Death Toll Climbs to 23

BANGKOK — Thirty provinces, many already struck by disaster, are at risk of flash floods and landslides through the weekend, disaster officials warned Thursday,...

Korean Man Falls to Death at Pattaya Condo

PATTAYA — A Korean man was found dead in front of a condominium early Thursday morning.

Man Teases Captive Black Bear, Gets Mauled

PHETCHABUN — A man was severely injured by a bear kept captive at a monastery on Wednesday.

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