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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Chonburi Man Beaten by Mob Over Royal Defamation

CHONBURI — A man was hauled out of his bedroom by a mob Tuesday, beaten and forced to apologize to a portrait of His...

Netizens in Uproar Over Miss Universe Thailand

BANGKOK — This year’s Miss Universe Thailand went to a finance student who studied in Las Vegas – and not everyone is pleased about it.

Police Say Cops Injured by Fierce Competition at Football Match, Not Brawl

SAKON NAKHON — Police say photos spread online Wednesday night showed cops in Sakon Nakhon province giving their best at a friendly football match and were not evidence of a brawl, as the internet believes.

Khaosod Recognized by Facebook in Prestigious Award Campaign

BANGKOK — Facebook presented Khaosod’s Facebook page with a prestigious award on Thursday, naming the page as the Most Watched Facebook Page under News Publisher of the Year 2021.

Photos of Faltering But Dedicated Royal Procession Guard Go Viral

BANGKOK — Photos of a naval officer nearly fainting as he stood guard near the motorcade carrying His Majesty the Late King’s body Friday evening have gone viral on social media, drawing praise for his perseverance.

Viral Video Uses Pooches to Explain Dog-Eat-Dog Thai Elections

BANGKOK — An amusing and educational animation explaining how the March 24 Thai elections will work – through dog cartoons – was going viral...

Teacher Candidates Demand English Requirements Be Reduced

BANGKOK — An internet discussion about teacher candidates calling for lower English-language requirements sparked arguments over their necessity on social media this week. Taking over...

Nation Mourns Piggy Bank, Takes Hard Look At Self

BANGKOK — There was an outpouring of sadness overnight for Piggy Bank, the green sea turtle who died Tuesday of complications stemming from an operation to remove almost 1,000 coins from her gut.

LumyaiGate: Teen’s Golden Hot Pants Overheat Culture Wars

BANGKOK — After the prime minister became preoccupied with a teen luk thung singer’s sexuality and apparently dispatched police to cover her up and count her hip thrusts, Lumyai Hai Thongkam has become an icon of the national cultural wars.

Hackers Batter ThaiGov Online as Anger Over Cyberlaw Boils Over

BANGKOK — Anger over the passage of the new Computer Crime Act resulted in escalating attacks on many government websites Monday.



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