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Police’s Valentine Crackdown Questioned by Women Rights Activists

BANGKOK — Per yearly tradition, police on Thursday said the force is set to patrol love motels and entertainment venues on Valentine’s Day tomorrow to prevent young people from committing immoral acts and deter any sexual crimes.

Teacher Says Those Killed in Korat Shooting ‘Lacked Mindfulness’

LOEI — A teacher at a northern public school faced fierce criticism on Wednesday after she told her students in class that the 29 people died in a recent mass shooting because they were unattentive of their surroundings.

Woman Who Faceswapped Heroine Statue Faces Criminal Charges

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — A provincial governor said Friday he will file legal actions against a woman who photoshopped her face onto a...
Photos: Prediction_idol and Xxsasaxxll / Twitter

Netizens Get a Bang Out of Bangless Lisa Blackpink

BANGKOK — For just showing up with a new haircut, Thailand’s Lisa Blackpink’s bangless ‘do skyrocketed to the top Twitter trend in Thailand in matter of hours.
Left: Pipo jellies. Photo: @IMSU1212 / Twitter. Right: A pack of Pipo Jellies.

Purple vs the Rest: Thai Twitter Rages Over Favorite Pipo Jelly Flavor

BANGKOK — Red, orange, purple, yellow – who’s the best of all? A deep seated color-coded division is stirring a heated debate on Thai internet on Wednesday.
A photo of Suan Khwan Muang Park in Yala on Jan. 12, 2020 filled with litter, posted on Pattani News Facebook page, is labeled “Lumpini Park” by Facebook user Vanisa Tirak.

Photo of Pro-Gov’t Rally ‘Littering’ Lumpini Park is Fake News

BANGKOK — A photo that falsely accused a pro-government rally of littering Lumpini Park in Bangkok has been shared by more than 34,000 people as of Monday afternoon.

Monk Accepts Offerings on Delivery App, Gives Blessing via Video Call

TRANG — A monk in the southern region caused an online sensation Tuesday when he announced that worshipers can make merits at his temple by ordering online delivery.
Lalisa Manoban at Mqqn Cafe in Bangkok in photos posted to her Instagram on Jan. 2, 2020. Photos: @Lalalalisa_m / Instagram

Lisa Blackpink Fans Furious at Cafe Owner for Sexual Harassment Posts

BANGKOK — Fans of K-pop superstar Lisa Blackpink are fuming Friday at the owner of a cafe visited by the celebrity for making sexually inappropriate comments about her.
Princess Ubolratana at the Yaowaraj Road walking street on Dec. 14, 2019.

5 Times Princess Ubolratana Delighted (and Surprised) Us in 2019

Here’s five times in 2019 the princess, actress, singer, and viral sensation surprised and delighted us. #LongLiveSlender!

Princess Ubolratana Sings Christmas Carols in Elf Costume (Video)

BANGKOK — What’s red and green and royal all over? Why, a video of Princess Ubolratana wishing us a Merry Christmas, of course.





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