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Line Sorry for Satirical Monarchy Stickers

By Teeranai Charuvastra
Staff Reporter

BANGKOK — The Japanese company behind the chat application used by millions of Thais today apologized for briefly selling a set of cartoon ‘stickers’ that lampoon the Thai Royal Family.

Property Owners: Get off My lawn, Pokemon!

LOS ANGELES — As throngs of "Pokemon Go" players traipse around to real-world landmarks in pursuit of digital monsters, some ticked-off property owners are asking to have their locations in the fictional Poke-verse removed.

Get Edgy at Bangkok Fest for ‘First Ideas’

BANGKOK — People, passion and great ideas will converge riverside later this month.

Sheriff Warns: Stop Trespassing to Find Pokemon

GOOCHLAND, Virginia — Searching for Pokemon on a popular new smartphone game is not a valid excuse for trespassing.
The Bixby virtual assistant software of a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus mobile phone translates a foreign language sign during a product preview in New York. Photo: Richard Drew / Associated Press

Samsung S9 Has Great Camera – Like Many Phones

NEW YORK — Samsung says its new Galaxy S9 phone features a "reimagined" camera, and it is indeed pretty darned good. But you might not want to shell out USD$720 (22,500 baht) or more for one just yet unless your current phone is already close to death.

Get in the Game: Reading Room Gets Serious About Play

BANGKOK — Boardgame enthusiasts and designers will gather at a Silom library to prove there’s more to gaming than just fun and games.

No Shock, Awe from 'Cyber War' as ‘National' Gateway Moves Forward



BANGKOK — Damage from an attack on government services online appeared limited today, while state-owned CAT Telecom said it will begin preparations to build a single gateway project that has been rebranded as a business-positive part of the kingdom’s “digital economy” strategy.
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Bangkok to Go Baroque for 17th Century Concerto

BANGKOK — Travel to 17th century Italy next week when a duo performs baroque music with original instruments at a downtown concert hall. Harpsichordist Alberto...

Cyber Activists Bring Down Govt Sites to Protest ‘Single Gateway’

BANGKOK — Of the different stakeholders opposed to a government-managed “single gateway” for internet traffic, it was some of the net's most zealous users which instigated a crude but effective cyberattack last night to protest the plan.

Instagram Takes Lesson From Snapchat With New ‘Stories’

NEW YORK — Instagram is launching a new feature that should sound familiar to Snapchat users. It's called "Stories," and it lets users share photos and videos from their day that will disappear after 24 hours.

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