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Thai Court Dismisses Treason Charge Against Junta Leader

BANGKOK – Thailand’s criminal court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by four activists who accused junta chairman Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha of high treason for staging a coup d'etat against an elected government one year ago.

Star Wars Won’t Digitally Recreate Princess Leia

LOS ANGELES — The makers of "Star Wars" have put a quick end to rumors that while Carrie Fisher has died, her Princess Leia may live on.

Toon’s Body Slams Into Bangkok Sunday

BANGKOK — Rock star philanthropist “Toon Bodyslam,” who’s charity run has captivated millions nationwide, is due to set foot in the capital Sunday.

Kimchi and Salsa a Beer-Friendly Blend at Changwon Express

BANGKOK — Ted Ahn practically lived on Mexican food when he was working as a journalist in East Harlem for a Korean magazine. A native of coastal Changwon city in South Korea, he enjoyed the things it shared with his native cuisine such as onions, garlic and pepper.

Thai Tattoo Master Rumored to Ink Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie in Cambodia

PATHUM THANI — A famed tattoo master remains tight-lipped about reports he recently traveled to Cambodia to put fresh ink on Hollywood celebs Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Martial Court Approves Bail for Woman Accused of Spreading Prayuth Rumor

BANGKOK — A martial court has reversed its ruling to allow a single mother to be released on bail while she awaits trial for allegedly spreading a rumor about junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha.

Bangkok to Taste Vancouver Bubblegum Pop Act ‘Peach Pit’

BANGKOK — Dressed to the nines in ‘90s garb, like Screech or Ned Flanders made flesh, an up-and-coming Canadian music act will play in Bangkok in March.

Chinese Family Struggles Reflected in Old Shophouse Performance

BANGKOK — When the head of the family disappears, the whole family struggles to move on. Their journey is reflected in “Cheng Meng,” a performance to be shown this month under Chinese vibe at a Chinatown art venue.
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‘Kodaline’ to Bring ‘High Hopes’ to Pattaya Music Fest

PATTAYA — Irish alt-rock band Kodaline is coming to lead an outdoor music festival in Pattaya with their beautifully sad songs early next year.

UDD Activist Convicted of Lese Majeste For 2010 Speech

BANGKOK — The Court of Appeals has sentenced a prominent Redshirt activist to two years in prison for allegedly defaming His Majesty the King in the speech he gave at a Redshirt rally four years ago.



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