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In this photo taken and released by the Thailand Phuket Public Affairs Office, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, the tour boat named the Pheonix is raised from the sea floor after sinking over four months ago in rough weather killing 47 tourists. Photo: Phuket Public Affairs Office via AP

Officials Recover Capsized Phuket Ship that Killed 47 Chinese

PHUKET — Officials on Saturday recovered a boat that sank in rough weather off the southern resort island of Phuket in July, killing 47 Chinese tourists.

Blaze Reduces 5-Star Samui Villa to Ashes (Video)

KOH SAMUI — A foreigner suffered minor burns Thursday night when a five-star beachfront villa on Koh Samui was destroyed in a blaze.
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha / Leicester City FC

Leicester City Confirms Chopper Crash Killed Vichai

LEICESTER, England — The Thai billionaire owner of English Premier League team Leicester City was among five people who died after his helicopter crashed...

Police Say Canuck Scammed Thai Students With Bogus US Jobs

BANGKOK — Police on Thursday morning arrested a Canadian national who allegedly scammed university students by promising them jobs in the United States. Police Col....

Taxi Goes Up in Flames Outside CentralWorld

BANGKOK — Two people escaped from a flaming taxi early Wednesday morning across from Bangkok’s largest shopping mall. A crowd gathered to watch firefighters put...

Mahidol Prof Dies After Being Pulled From Flaming Wreck

BANGKOK — A Mahidol University lecturer died Wednesday night after he was dramatically pulled from a burning vehicle near Central Pinklao.

Forklift Frees Drunk Chonburi Man From Really Sticky Mud

CHONBURI — A man who capped off an all-night bender with a drunken morning pier jog Wednesday found himself trapped in mud and unable...
A medevac helicopter in a May 2018 file photo in Bangkok.

Man Survives Kanchanaburi Ravine Plunge

KANCHANABURI — A man trapped for two nights at the bottom of a ravine was rescued Wednesday morning after a challenging rescue operation.

Fake Pumpkin Seeds Give Farmers Real-Life Halloween Scare

PHAYAO — The northern province of Phayao will be denied plump jack-o-lanterns this month after dozens of farmers said they were been conned into...

Fire Ravages TMB Bank Branch

BANGKOK — Bank employees returned to work Tuesday after a long weekend to find their Chatuchak office on fire. A Bang Khen branch of TMB...





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