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POLITICS

Son of Fugitive Gov’t Politician Wins Northern By-Election

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — A ruling government party has won over an opposition party in Sunday's by-election for MP in northern Thailand.

Future Forward Says Gov’t Colludes in Malaysian 1MDB Scandal

Bangkok (AP) — Thailand’s disbanded opposition Future Forward Party attacked the government Sunday for allegedly colluding with Malaysia’s former prime minister to cover up the 1MDB financial scandal, for which former Malaysian leader Najib Razak is now standing trial.

CRIME & CALAMITY

A still from CCTV footage showing the suspect walking into Robinson shopping mall with a handgun on Jan. 9, 2020.

Man Confesses to Killing 3 in Lopburi Gold Heist

BANGKOK — A school director accused of murdering three people in a gold store robbery in January pled guilty in court on Friday.

Khaosod, Matichon Acquitted of Defaming Suthep in Graft Case

BANGKOK — The Appeal Court on Thursday dismissed a libel case against Khaosod and Matichon newspapers filed by former deputy PM Suthep Thaugsuban.
Activists stage a rally to call for abortion rights in Bangkok on Sep. 29, 2017. Photo: Kritaya Archavanitkul / Facebook

Law Criminalizing Abortion is Unconstitutional, Top Court Rules

BANGKOK — Reproductive rights activists on Thursday welcomed a ruling by the Constitutional Court that struck down a decades-old ban on abortion, on the grounds that it contradicts the country’s highest law.

Thailand’s Worst-Case Plan for Coronavirus Revealed

BANGKOK — Military field hospitals and closure of facilities like schools and prisons will be introduced if the coronavirus epidemic took a turn for the worse, a government source said Thursday.
Robert Vinn, left, and his wife Duenpen Vinn, center, at their house in Rayong province on Feb. 19, 2020.

Thai-Canadian Couple Protests Cops’ Inaction After Break-in

RAYONG — A woman and her Canadian husband on Tuesday said they’re selling their house after police failed to catch the burglar who broke into their home earlier this month.

Salesman Arrested for Fatal Shooting at Bangkok Mall

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand on Wednesday arrested a man suspected of killing his ex-wife in the country's latest incident of deadly gun violence in a shopping mall.

ASEAN & WORLD

Russia to Denounce Attempts to ‘Rewrite History’ of WW2

MOSCOW (TASS) — Russia will not allow the history of World War Two to be distorted and will expose any such attempts, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday speaking at a gala concert marking Defender of the Fatherland Day at Moscow’s State Kremlin Palace.

Russia Tries to Help Sanders Win Election: Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he was briefed by U.S. officials “about a month ago” that Russia has been trying to help his campaign as part of Moscow’s efforts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.

German Gunman Calling for Genocide Kills 9 People

HANAU, Germany (AP) — A German who shot and killed nine people of foreign background in a rampage that began at a hookah bar frequented by immigrants had posted an online rant calling for the “complete extermination” of many “races or cultures in our midst,” authorities said Thursday.

Bloomberg Struggles to Respond to Politics of #MeToo Era

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Bloomberg’s name last appeared on a ballot a decade before #MeToo transformed cultural mores surrounding sexual harassment and the treatment of women. As he campaigns for the presidency, the 78-year-old billionaire is struggling to adjust.

Japan to Assist Chinese Pingpong Rivals Stranded by Virus

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The Japan Table Tennis Association has agreed to take in about 50 members of China's national table tennis team who are unable to return home in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, association sources said Friday.
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Precious Plastic: Recycling Bangkok One Bottle Cap At A Time
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The Running of the Kwais: The Annual Buffalo Bacchanal in Trang, Thailand
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Thai Elephants Go to War as Kingdom Celebrates National Animal
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Thailand’s ‘Watermelon Island’
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Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa of Paraguay at Khaosod English
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Battle for Ao Manao
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The Face Men Thailand Season 2 Contestants Live Interview
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Body Politic by Taweesak Molsawat
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Miss Universe Thailand 2018 Sophida 'Ning' Kanchanarin's Exclusive Interview with Khaosod English.
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Blood & Beauty: Thai Artist Paints in Blood
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First Look: Rescued boys after cave ordeal
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Rescue of the 'Wild Boars'
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Battlefield Bangkok: The Time the Navy Defied the Army – And Lost
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Predator Prowls Rural Thailand
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Silent Disco in Bangkok
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Buddha Issara Captured By Police
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Distressed Monk Ascends Tower to Save Monastery
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Dead and Dying: Thousands of Thai Dogs Perish Due to Rabies False Alarm
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Duck-Eating Python Subdued After Epic Struggle
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Elephants ‘Make Merit’ on Thai Elephant Day at Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
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Shackled Suspects Shove Way Out Thai Courthouse
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Muralists Paint 'The Last Kill' for Thai Wildlife
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Go Deep With Thailand’s 1st Female Undersea Relic Hunter
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Kiss My Axe: Hurl Deadly Bladed Terror at Bangkok Range
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Inside 'Kitties and Bears' Bangkok
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Virtual Thailand: Scenes of Mourning
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Virtual Thailand: Dusk falls on royal funeral and Bangkok's Phra Pinklao Bridge
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Royal Funeral: A ride through a sea of black mourners in Bangkok
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