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Cops Hunting for Man Who Smeared Saliva on BTS Elevator Buttons

BANGKOK — Police are on the hunt for a man caught on CCTV smearing his saliva on the elevator buttons at BTS National Stadium Friday to check if he has the coronavirus.

Lopburi’s Monkeys Food War Blamed on Plunge in Tourism

LOPBURI — Eyewitnesses on Thursday said a shortage of food offerings from tourists led to a brawl involving around a thousand monkeys in the historic city of Lopburi.
Park rangers extinguish wildfire at Phu Kradueng National Park on Feb. 16, 2020. Photo: Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation / Facebook

Fire Destroyed Thousands of Rai of Forest at Phu Kradueng

LOEI — A wildfire that scorched thousands of rai at a popular national park was extinguished on Monday morning, a local forest official said.

Giraffe Who Escaped Zoo Convoy is Found Dead

CHACHOENGSAO — A 7 meter giraffe that escaped from a private zoo’s transport in Bangkok two days ago was found dead in a ditch on Thursday.
First responders carry out the bodies of two people who died in a car crash in Ayutthaya province on Dec. 28, 2019.

3 Days In, ‘7 Dangerous Days’ Kills 159 in 1,500+ Accidents on Thai Roads

BANGKOK — More than 150 people have died on Thai roads in the lead up to 2020, road safety officials said Monday.

Driver Takes Down 12 Utility Poles, Injuring 7

SAMUT PRAKAN — Seven people were wounded after a pickup truck driver crashed into a utility pole Friday, causing widespread damage and cutting off electricity at a busy stretch of road in Samut Prakan.
Werakan Siriprakon and Mateusz Juszkiewicz, who went missing on Dec. 7 in Phuket.

Families Still Hopeful for Polish Man, Thai Woman Missing at Sea

PHUKET — The families of a Polish man and Thai women who disappeared almost three weeks ago at sea in the south said they still have hope for their safe return.
The motorcycle taxi that allegedly shoved Arielle Struhl from her Grab bike on Dec. 2, 2019 in front of Siam Paragon. Photos: Arielle Struhl / Courtesy

Motosai Allegedly Shoves Passenger from Grab Bike at Siam Paragon

BANGKOK — A woman filed a complaint to the police Tuesday after she was allegedly assaulted by a motorcycle taxi while using the Grab ride-hailing service in front of Siam Paragon mall.
Wrecked ambulance after the accident on Nov. 25, 2019.

Police Say Ambulance Driver Dozes Off, Killing Patient

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — An ambulance en route to deliver a patient home struck into a tree on Monday morning, killing the patient and wounding her relatives, police said.
An emergency responder leads a 10-year-old Russian boy stung by a box jellyfish to an ambulance Oct. 30, 2019 on Koh Samui. Insert: the box jellyfish that stung him.

Russian Boy Survives Box Jellyfish Sting on Koh Samui

KOH SAMUI — A ten-year-old Russian boy survived an attack from a box jellyfish, a creature known for its fatal toxins, officials said Thursday. 

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