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Revellers celebrate the last day of Songkran last year in Silom.

Final Fun for Festival Faithful: Silom Stages Songkran Send Off (Photos)

BANGKOK — As day three of Thailand's new year festival comes to a close, we look at the best shots of the day's final celebrations in Silom.

Raid of Online Shop Nets 4M in Brand Name Shoes, Bags

BANGKOK — Police got a late start to the online shopping season Sunday night, but still came back with a haul of 4 million baht worth of untaxed shoes and bags sold by an Instagram shop.
Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray is crowned Miss Universe 2018 on Monday at Impact Muang Thong Thani.

Philippines’ Catriona Gray Crowned Miss Universe 2018

BANGKOK — The representative of the Philippines won this year's Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok.

Trust Prayuth with Article 44, Thai Govt Says

BANGKOK — Although the plan to replace martial law with Article 44 of the interim constitution has been widely condemned by legal experts and rights advocates in Thailand, members of the military government publicly defended the proposal today, urging the public to trust that Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha will judiciously exercise the Article’s broad powers.

Joint Thai-Myanma Visakha Bucha Celebration

TAK — Buddhists from Thailand and Myanmar came together to celebrate the birth, enlightenment, and death of Lord Buddha in a religious ceremony held near the Thai-Myanmar border in Tak province today.

Senate Dissolved, Pro-Thaksin Officials Transferred

BANGKOK — The Thai military junta further consolidated its power tonight by dissolving the Senate and transferring top officials allied to the previous government to inactive posts.

‘Democracy’ of Warhol’s Art Make it a Must-See for Thais

BANGKOK — The first-ever Andy Warhol exhibition in Thailand has come at an opportune time – blurring the lines between celebrity culture, products, politics, and art.
Top: Lauren Magee, left, Dublin and the 2017 team, in action against Sinead Aherne, Dublin and the 2016 team, during the exhibition match March 17 at the Chulalongkorn University Stadium. Photo: Ladies Gaelic Football / Facebook

Far From Belfast, Gaelic Football Keeps Their Irish Up

The woman receives the ball and barges past a couple of players. Facing the H-shaped goal, she sets herself up and blasts it between the posts.

Aggressive Car Windshield Cleaners Gang Arrested

BANGKOK - Police have arrested a group of car windshield cleaners in Bangkok who reportedly dirtied their potential patrons' cars before they offered to clean them.

Thailand’s Ironies Churn in Joan Cornella’s Bangkok Return

BANGKOK — Rather than help, a voyeur uses a camera app to put a floppy tongue and dog ears on a dying man's face....


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