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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Wonderfruit Festival Returns to Save the World (With Music) Again

By Lisnaree Vichitsorasatra
Staff Writer

Take another bite of Wonderfruit, a music festival with an environmentally friendly message, when it returns in December for its second outing.

Turkey Shoots Down Russian Fighter Jet

MOSCOW — Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian fighter plane near the border with Syria, Anadolu news agency reported, and the Defense Ministry in Moscow confirmed one of its Sukhoi Su-24s had crashed.

Well-Known Skeptic Files Mass Lese Majeste Complaints

BANGKOK — The leader of a group of outspoken online skeptics which has campaigned against superstition left many of his fans confused yesterday by a publicized call for police to crack down on criticism of the monarchy.

Did These Motor Show Pretties Hew to ‘Thainess?’

BANGKOK — A press preview was held for the Bangkok International Motor Show today at Impact Muang Thong Thani, and as usual attention focused on the latest models – not the vehicles.

The Night David Bowie Fell to Bangkok

BANGKOK — It’s unsurprising that David Bowie, who died Sunday at 69, would have felt an affinity with Bangkok.

Cop Cam: Chase Suspect Through Traffic, Markets

SONGKHLA — Thursday began like any ordinary day for Capt. Thanpisit Muangchan and his patrol team. That is until he spotted a man on motorcycle with what he suspected to be narcotics.

Activist ‘Ja New’ Alleges Abuse by Abductors

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

BANGKOK — A student activist leader said he was slapped in the head and back, and verbally abused after being blindfolded and taken away in an abduction-like operation late last night.

Bangkok 'Tessakit' Threatens to Attitude-Adjust 'Smart Ass' Citizen

BANGKOK — A video posted online today and currently making its way around the net seems to capture a brief encounter between a private citizen and public servant during the demolition of Saphan Lek Market.
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Owner of Cafe Where Animals Died Sorry For ‘Lapses’

BANGKOK — The acrid smell is the first thing that registers at Siam Square’s Kitties and Bears Cafe. Animal funk is hard to hide...

MRT Graffiti Happened 3 Years Ago, Authorities Say

BANGKOK — A viral video of foreign graffiti artists breaking into Bangkok’s metro depot and spray painting a train carriage, which set off waves of indignation Saturday, was actually from three years ago.





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