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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Midnight Motorcycle Race Leads to One Death

AYUTTHAYA — A 20-year-old man was killed and two injured early Tuesday morning after the three took part in a midnight motorcycle race that...
Rescuers Sunday make their way down at the entrance to a cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / Associated Press

Divers Make Little Progress in Murky Cave Search

MAE SAI — Thai navy divers leading the search for 12 boys and their football coach in a cave have failed to make much headway in their effort to push through the murk of a kilometer-long chamber to what is thought to be a clear area where the missing may be sheltering.

Absurd News Parody Brings Smiles to Flood-Ravaged South (Photos)

NARATHIWAT— As floods deluge Southern Thailand, devastate communities and drowned at least one man, some soggy smiles were found in the antics of an amateur news report skewering disaster-porn journalism.

Bangkok Taxi Driver Suspended For Attacking Celeb’s Porsche

BANGKOK — When a hot young movie star cut off Udon Sutthison on Monday night in Bangkok, the taxi driver reached for his trusty slingshot. He scored a direct hit, shattering the driver's side window.

Monkey See, Monkey Steal: Macaque Rolls Blind Grandma For Her Coconuts

CHUMPHON — A macaque named after one of Thailand’s most marketable faces and the human companion he allegedly teamed up with for a massive coconuts heist was still on the lam Tuesday.

3 Killed in Mae Hong Son Patrol Plane Crash

MAE HONG SON — Three officers died and one survived after a patrol plane crashed Thursday near the Myanmar border.

One Dead, Five Trapped in Koh Chang Hotel Collapse

One person was killed and at least five people are trapped inside a hotel on Koh Chang island Saturday morning after heavy rain caused a landslide on the resort island.

Burning Man Tries to Enter Iranian Embassy on Election Day

BANGKOK— A man set himself on fire and tried to charge into the Iranian Embassy on Friday afternoon as voting was underway inside for...

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...

Epilepsy Blamed for Crash That Kills 2, Injures 15

PATTAYA — Two people were killed and 15 injured Monday morning after a black truck plowed through nearly a dozen motorbikes on Pattaya Tai Road.





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