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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

‘I Fought, I Lost’ : 5 Activists Reflect on 5 Years...

Wednesday marks the fifth anniversary of the May 22, 2014 military coup that brought current junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to power.

Gov’t to Amend ‘Anti-Buddhist’ National Anthem MV

BANGKOK — The government on Tuesday said the national anthem’s official music video will be edited to comply with complaints from a Buddhist group.

Crime, Courts, Calamity

Image: Bangkok Community Theatre

Swashbuckling Version of Twelfth Night to Invade Bangkok Stage

BANGKOK — A Shakespearean comedy is coming to New Phetchaburi Road – but with a swashbuckling twist. The Bangkok Community Theatre is putting on an...


In this July 7, 2018, file photo, former Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda of Austria walks in the paddock before the third free practice at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England. Photo: Luca Bruno / AP

F1 Great and Aviation Entrepreneur Niki Lauda Dies at 70

BERLIN — Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious...

Van Passenger’s Lung Impaled by Tripod on Freeway

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van.
In this May 12, 2019, photo, banners thanking for a sellout crowd are displayed on the first day of Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo. Plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to check out the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling during a state visit are raising security issues for organizers. Photo: Yoshitaka Sugawara / Kyodo News via AP

Japan Wrestling With Trump Going to Sumo During State Visit

TOKYO — Plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to check out the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling during a state visit are raising...
This image released by HBO shows from left to right Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner in a scene from the final episode of "Game of Thrones," that aired Sunday, May 19, 2019. Photo: HBO via AP

Game of Thrones: Economics of Mercy and Other Final Lessons

WASHINGTON — So Daenerys broke the wheel, after all. Or at least knocked it out of alignment. The long-suffering people of Westeros get a chance...
Ukrainian new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy holds the Ukrainian symbols of power during his inauguration ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, May 20, 2019. Television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as Ukraine's next president after he beat the incumbent at the polls last month. The ceremony was held at Ukrainian parliament in Kiev on Monday morning. Photo: Efrem Lukatsky / AP

Ukraine’s New Leader Gets Sworn In, Dissolves Parliament

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country's new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in...




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