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Army Captain Charged With Missing Daughter’s Murder

SISAKET — A family finally has closure after searching three months for their daughter and hope for justice as an army captain was charged with her murder Monday.

We’re No. 1? Chiang Mai Air Pollution Smashes Competitors

CHIANG MAI — The “Rose of the North” won world recognition Wednesday for the dubious distinction of having the worst recorded air quality during peak conditions.

Devastating Forest Fire Blamed on Hunters, Foragers

LAMPANG — A fire that scorched hundreds of rai (dozens of hectares) of forest and brush Thursday morning in the northern province of Lampang was likely caused by carelessness, a local forest official said.
Water pumped out from Tham Luang Nang Non. June 1

Payout Approved for Farmlands Flooded by Cave Rescue

BANGKOK — The military government said Tuesday it has greenlit compensation for farmers who lost their crops to the ongoing effort to pump water out of a northern cave in a bid to rescue 13 people trapped inside.
Indonesian soldiers carry the bodies of tsunami victims Monday at a beach resort in Tanjung Lesung Indonesia. Photo: Achmad Ibrahim / Associated Press

Thai Tsunami Warning System Works Despite Damage: Minister

BANGKOK — Thailand’s tsunami warning system is operational despite one of the two detection buoy lines on the Andaman sea having been recently damaged...
A truck drives through a flooded street Saturday in Bang Saphan district, Prachuap Khiri Khan province.

Massive Weekend Flooding Kills Toddler, Woman in Prachuap

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN — Streets turned into fast-moving rivers as flash floods triggered by the heaviest rainfall in decades struck the southern coastal province of Prachuap Khiri Khan, killing two and affecting thousands.
Officers in front of the Immigration Bureau Police operation center on Monday afternoon at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.

Standoff at Suvarnabhumi as Saudi Woman Resists Deportation

SAMUT PRAKAN— A Saudi woman who says she fled her family to seek asylum in Australia is surrounded by police in an airport hotel...

A Day-by-Day Look at the ‘Wild Boars’ Cave Ordeal (Photos)

MAE SAI — A day-by-day look at the ordeal of 12 boys and their soccer coach, who were trapped deep inside a flooded cave in northern Thailand for more than two weeks:
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Waterworks Authority Says Corruption Case Files Untouched by Fire

BANGKOK — The Provincial Waterworks Authority said Tuesday that no documents pertaining to a recently launched investigation into corruption within the organization were destroyed in a fire Monday night.

‘Octopus’ Ride Accident Injures 15 at Temple Fair

SAMUT PRAKAN — The owner of a temple fair carnival ride faces a charge of reckless endangerment after his spinning ride malfunctioned, injuring more than a dozen people.

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