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Sunday, June 4, 2023

‘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.

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.
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.

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...

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.
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.


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