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Left: The new manhole being installed on June 19. Photo: Sansern Ruengrit / Twitter. Right: The cracked manhole on June 18. Photo: Huai Khwang District Office.

Woman Falls Down Manhole Near MRT, Submerged in Sewage

BANGKOK — A woman was submerged in sewage and suffered minor injuries after stepping on a cracked manhole cover in front of MRT Ratchadapisek...
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...
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...
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.
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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...

Naresuan Seniors, Alumni Defend Muddy Hazing

PHITSANULOK — A ceremony, watched over by professors, sanctifies a wooden pole. Freshmen in white carry a heavy wooden pillar around the campus before...
Photo: Anti Sotus / Facebook

Freshmen Stripped to Undies on SOTUS Beach Trip

PHETCHABURI — Freshmen were stripped to their underwear and forced to stand shoulder to shoulder as early-morning waves crashed around them. Some were made...

Fire Destroys Nearly 70 Moken Tribe Homes

PHANG NGA — Hundreds of Moken tribe members were evacuated after nearly 70 homes on Koh Surin were destroyed in a major fire Sunday night.
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Rescuers Scramble to Save Worker Trapped in Crane After Collapse Kills 4 (Video)

BANGKOK — A construction worker trapped in the wreckage of a crane high above Bangkok was brought down safely after an accident killed four...

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