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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Samsung Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7

SEOUL — Samsung Electronics has halted production of the Galaxy Note 7 after reports that replacement phones have continued to catch fire, South Korean media reports.

Debate Round 2: Trump Denies Actions He Bragged About

ST. LOUIS — Donald Trump denied in Sunday's debate that he ever kissed and grabbed women without their consent, then argued that his crude words from a newly released video paled in comparison to what he called Bill Clinton's abuse of women. Standing a few feet away from the former president's wife, he accused Hillary Clinton of attacking those women herself.

Pitch Imperfect: Khlong Toei Slums Get Funky Football Fields

BANGKOK — Five gray, unpainted apartment buildings line a small road in the Khlong Toei Flats community. On a recent day, under the searing Bangkok sun on a recent day, clouds of dragonflies buzzed and children perched from stairwells, shooting clay balls from guns made of PVC pipe.

Debris Found on Mauritius Confirmed to be From MH370

KUALA LUMPUR — A piece of an aircraft wing found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has been identified as belonging to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Malaysian and Australian officials said Friday.

Asian Animal Cafes Go From Mere Cats to Meerkats

BANGKOK — Cat cafes where customers sip lattes while petting resident kitties are just opening their doors around the U.S. and Europe. But in Asia, where the first one opened more than a decade ago, the concept has moved well beyond felines.

Siam, Silom, Sukhumvit Street Markets Shut Down

BANGKOK — Instead of staying home like most of her friends, Pornthipa Boonmart on Wednesday when to the spot on Silom Road where she has sold goods to passers-by for over 30 years.

‘We’ll Be Back,’ Siam Square Sidewalk Sellers Swear

BANGKOK — Sidewalk vendors outside Siam Square protested briefly Wednesday on the second night they were blocked by municipal officers and officials from setting up their stalls.

9 Places in Bangkok to Avoid Unless You Have a Boat

The capital city wrung itself out Tuesday and prepared for more torrential rain to turn roads into rivers.

1AM Nightlife Curfew Killing Mor Lam, Musicians Plead For More Time

KHON KAEN —Folk musicians in the northeast petitioned the junta Friday to exempt them from its mandatory closing time of 1am, saying it’s hurting business and killing tradition.

What is PromptPay? A Guide for Noobs.

Use an ATM or banking app and you’ve probably been nagged to register for a service called PromptPay. Maybe you’ve even gone ahead and done so without any idea what it is.


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