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Rescue Hope! Oxygen Reaching Cave 13

CHIANG RAI — Oxygen tanks are being opened in the chamber where 13 people are trapped by flooding to prevent them from suffocating, the former governor who has led the operation said early Saturday morning.

Another Accident Lands Italian-Thai in Hot Water For Safety Lapses

BANGKOK — When a metal beam fell from a rail construction site Monday and speared a passing car’s windshield, nearly skewering the driver, it wasn’t the first such incident to plague construction of the Dark Red Line. Nor was it the second or fourth.
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Local Leader Shot Dead in Pattani

PATTANI — A local official in Thailand's deep south was fatally shot Friday by heavily armed men who stopped him on his way to work, police said.

Thai Family Mourns Girl Killed in Video Streamed on Facebook

PHUKET — The funeral was held Saturday for an 11-month-old Thai girl who was killed by her father in a video broadcast live on Facebook before he then hanged himself.

Drunk Monk Disrobed For Public Tantrum

A monk was disrobed Monday after he got drunk on moonshine and yelled at a number of farangs waiting at a bus station.

Missing Key Blamed for Flood in Northern Bangkok

BANGKOK — Parts of northern Bangkok were left flooded for several hours because city staff couldn’t find the key to a waterpump, Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang said Tuesday.

Phuket Plane Crash Kills 2

PHUKET — Two were killed and two injured when a light plane crashed on Phuket on Saturday morning.

Flooded Areas Across Bangkok After Last Night’s Big Storm (Photos)

BANGKOK — A night of pounding rain left portions of the capital flooded Thursday morning, leading to a torrent of complaints from commuters.
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Python Swallows Pet Cat in Pathum Thani Home

PATHUM THANI — A hungry python slithered into a home in northern metropolitan Bangkok and swallowed a pet cat whole Wednesday.

Fire Burns Through Chiang Mai Temple Hours After New Year

CHIANG MAI — A fire broke out early Monday morning at a temple in Chiang Mai’s Chai Prakan district only an hour after the cross-year prayer. No injuries were reported.

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