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Sip Brews, Roasts from All Over Thailand at Coffee Fest 2020

BANGKOK — Sip Chiang Rai roasts and cheer for your favorite barista at the coffee festival billed as the largest in Southeast Asia happening next month.

POLITICS

Soldiers hold signs promoting the new call center at the Internal Security Operations Command headquarters on Feb. 19, 2020.

Army Launches Complaint Center, Without Anonymity

BANGKOK — The army on Wednesday announced the formal launch of a complaint channel in an effort to crack down on exploitation of low-ranking servicemen within the force – but anonymity is not an option.

Piyabutr: Charter Court Has No Power to Dissolve Parties

BANGKOK — Future Forward sec-gen Piyabutr Saengkanokkul on Tuesday said the Constitutional Court has no mandate to dissolve political parties – a last ditch effort to defend his party from a possible disbandment on Friday.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Robert Vinn, left, and his wife Duenpen Vinn, center, points to their house advertising 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.

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Shooting at Bangkok Mall, Gunman Escapes

BANGKOK — Police said a woman was killed and a bystander injured after a person opened fire at a shopping mall in downtown Bangkok on Tuesday afternoon.

Westerdam Passengers Reaching Thailand Test Negative for Covid-19

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Thailand's Ministry of Transport on Monday announced that all the 27 Westerdam cruise ship passengers who arrived in Thailand have tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

TikTok ‘Skullbreaker Challenge’ Can Result in Jail Time: Cops

BANGKOK — Police on Sunday warned netizens not to attempt a viral Tiktok meme due to its recent record of fatalities and serious injuries.
Park rangers extinguish wildfire at Phu Kradueng National Park on Feb. 16, 2020. Photo: Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation / Facebook

Fire Destroyed Thousands of Rai of Forest at Phu Kradueng

LOEI — A wildfire that scorched thousands of rai at a popular national park was extinguished on Monday morning, a local forest official said.

ASEAN & WORLD

Passengers Begin Leaving After Ship’s Virus Quarantine Ends

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Hundreds of passengers began leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday after the end of a much-criticized, two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of a new virus among passengers and crew.

Japan PM Urges People With Cold-Like Symptoms to Avoid Work

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday advised people across the country not to go to work or school if they develop cold-like symptoms, as the country grapples with the spread of a new coronavirus originating in China.

New Virus Has Infected More Than 75,000 People Globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infectedmore than 75,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.

Pete Buttigieg’s Next Test: Winning Over Minority Voters

The once little-known former mayor of a midsize Midwestern city vaulted over a former vice president and several U.S. senators in the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire presidential primary. The 38-year-old’s fresh face, intellect and turn-the-page message won votes across many demographic groups in the kickoff states.

Coronavirus Outbreak Stokes Anti-Asian Bigotry Worldwide

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The deadly coronavirus outbreak is sparking anti-Asian bigotry, hysteria and violence around the globe as the spread of rumor and misinformation grips people with fear.
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Hundreds of Thai Students Rally for the Global Climate Strike
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Six Elephants Died Trying to Save Their Friends at Hell’s Abyss in Thailand
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The Last Overland's Pitstop in Bangkok OTW from Singapore to London
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Myanmar Sexy: Meet Burmese Model Paing Takhon
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Khaosod English Tours Bangkok’s Fanciest MRT Stations
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Bua Noi, Thailand's Last Gorilla, Lives in a Decrepit Zoo Atop a Mall
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Miss Universe Thailand 2019 Paweensuda Fahsai Drouin Talks to Khaosod English
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Meet Kansuda 'Mimi' Chanakiri, the only Thai-Burmese contestant in Miss Universe Thailand 2019
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British Pop Band 'New Hope Club' in Thailand
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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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Khaosod English Talks to Hawkeye, the Most Humble Avenger
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Stand Under Van Gogh’s Starry Night at 'From Monet to Kandinsky' Bangkok Exhibition
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Reporting from Notre Dame After the Fire
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Baby Elephant Falls into Septic Tank in Thailand
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Take Flight With Thai 1st Officer Julie
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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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Crocodile Put in Thai Jail After Crawling into Krabi Pub
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Daring Rescue of Construction Worker from Fallen Crane in Bangkok, Thailand
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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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Miss Tiffany Thailand 2018 'Esmon' with Runners Up 'Book' and 'Narm'
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Body Politic by Taweesak Molsawat
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US Expat Artist Scraps and Scrapes in 'Factory' at Bangkok Biennial
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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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From Pattaya With Love: Fools Russian In – Khaosod English The Show Ep. 01
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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
00:21
Fly Over Funeral Site in This Official Drone Footage (Video)
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Virtual Thailand: Enter the Crematorium of King Rama IX
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