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Saturday, December 10, 2022

‘D-Day’ Perilous Cave Rescue Has Begun

CHIANG RAI — Today is the day, the head of the operation said Sunday morning.

Bookings Available For New Overnight Train to Chiang Mai (Photos)

BANGKOK — Thailand’s new and possibly fanciest regular train service can now be booked for overnight trips to the north and northeast.
An image posted by True ID from a televised BNK48 rehearsal on Friday.

Thai Idol Group BNK48 Member Wears Nazi Flag on Stage

BANGKOK — A member of one of Thailand’s biggest pop sensations wore a Nazi German war flag replete with swastikas at a Friday performance, according to images of the event.
Foreign tourists relax on Pattaya Beach in a December 2014 file photo.

Gov’t Approves 10-Year Visas for Foreigners Over 50

BANGKOK — Affluent foreign residents over 50 will soon be able to apply for 10-year visas, a government spokesman said Tuesday.

Abortion in Thailand: More Safe and Legal Than You May Have Thought

BANGKOK — The small clinic has only four sections: a reception area, restrooms, counseling room and an area where the actual procedure is performed.

Rescue Diver Killed in Cave as Boys Running Out of Time

CHIANG RAI — Three nights after an unlikely miracle, a massive search-turned rescue effort in northern Thailand took a tragic turn when one of the rescue divers died early Friday morning.

Police, Army Besiege Shopping Mall to Search for Soldier Who Kills 20

KORAT — A combined operation of army and police is laying siege to a shopping mall in Nakhon Ratchasima where a gunman who shot dead at least 20 people is believed to be hiding.

Ride Khaosan to Suvarnabhumi for 60 Baht on New Shuttle

BANGKOK — Starting Thursday, passengers can travel between Suvarnabhumi Airport and Khaosan Road on a bus ride that only costs about as much as...
An immigration officer disinfects an immigration desk at Suvarnabhumi Airport on March 11, 2020.

Gov’t Renews Visa Amnesty for Foreigners Stranded in Pandemic

BANGKOK — The Cabinet on Tuesday said it extended the amnesty for foreigners’ stay in Thailand amid the global coronavirus outbreak for a second time.

He Ate Children: The Serial Killer Who Still Terrorizes Thailand Today

Late on a Monday afternoon decades back, 8-year-old Somboon Boonyakan went to buy some vegetables for his family to cook dinner from a local Chinese gardener. He never returned.



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