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‘7 Dangerous Days’ Kill 463 on Thai Roads During Holidays

BANGKOK — Nakhon Ratchasima remained the province with the most fatalities during this year’s holiday season, while overall road deaths increased in comparison to 2018.
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Chinese Tourist Loses Arm in Sobering Reminder of Thai Road Safety

BANGKOK — Like many others, one Chinese tourist was looking to ring in the new year with a tropical respite. But as happens too...

‘Golden Mermaid’ Loses Tail to Bomb on Samila Beach

SONGKHLA — A beach in the southern province of Songkhla has been closed to the public after a popular landmark was damaged by one of at least five pipe bombs planted in the area.
Engineering freshmen being hazed in the SOTUS tradition in September at Rambhai Barni Rajabhat University in Chanthaburi. Photo: Anti Sotus / Facebook

Abusive ‘Buddhist Camp’ One of Top 10 Worst SOTUS Incidents of 2018

BANGKOK — From spleens being burst as a result of beatings and screaming university chants while rolling in mud, to an abusive religious camp...

Nearly Dozen Charoen Krung Homes Ravaged by Fire

BANGKOK — About 10 residences in the city’s old quarter were destroyed in an early morning fire Wednesday.
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Croc Thrown in Lockup After Crashing Krabi Pub Party (Video)

KRABI — After a raucous evening at a pub, an unlikely bar-goer spent the night at the police station before someone showed up to...
Anuphong Seubsaman.

Change of Plans Led Thai Man to Strasbourg and Into Gunman’s Sights

CHACHOENGSAO — Wracked with grief at the news of their son’s death in France in a suspected terror attack, a sobbing Sukree Seubsaman and...
A relative cries over the body of Caris Waraklan, who fell to his death Tuesday morning from the Si Rat Expressway.

Deliverymen Fall to Death After Speeding Benz Plows Into Truck

Update: Elderly Benz Driver Charged For Fatal Expressway Wreck NONTHABURI — Two furniture deliverymen fell to their deaths Tuesday morning after an elderly motorist crashed her...
Tongkum is led off the truck that brought him from Chai Nat province Tuesday and into Bangkok’s Khan Na Yao Police Station.

Smiling Buffalo Seized by Police, Impounded as Evidence

CHAI NAT – An impoverished farmer in the central province of Chai Nat was in tears Tuesday morning when police arrived to confiscate the...
In this photo taken and released by the Thailand Phuket Public Affairs Office, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, the tour boat named the Pheonix is raised from the sea floor after sinking over four months ago in rough weather killing 47 tourists. Photo: Phuket Public Affairs Office via AP

Officials Recover Capsized Phuket Ship that Killed 47 Chinese

PHUKET — Officials on Saturday recovered a boat that sank in rough weather off the southern resort island of Phuket in July, killing 47 Chinese tourists.

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