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This Thai-Hakka Street Food Snack Has All But Disappeared

RATCHABURI — Leaves of the sweet wormwood are kneaded into a stretchy dough to make soft, pale-green dumplings at what could be the only shop in Thailand making this rare Thai-Hakka street food snack.
Bua Noi the gorilla, left, The Last Overland team leader Alex Bescoby, center, and Miss Universe Thailand 2019 Jennifer Paweensuda “Fahsai” Drouin, right.

Khaosod English’s Top 6 Watched Videos of 2019

Even as we are striving to deliver our readers the freshest news every day, we also continue to produce featured videos which captured moments that defined 2019.

Surreal Video of Grandma Slapping Student to Christmas Carols Goes Viral

SAMUT PRAKAN — A video making its rounds on Twitter and Facebook shows a brawl between an elderly woman and a student on school grounds.
A still from CCTV footage showing a brawl between a foreigner and wait staff outside a restaurant on Karon Beach on Dec. 2, 2019.

American on Phuket Fined for Fighting With Burmese Waiters Over Seafood Order (Video)

PHUKET — Police on Wednesday said an American was arrested and fined for allegedly starting a brawl with Burmese waiters over a seafood order mishap.

Colombian Priest in Thailand Translates Pope Welcome Song into Spanish (Video)

BANGKOK — To help Pope Francis and Spanish-speaking Catholics worldwide understand the theme song written for his visit to Thailand, a Columbian priest translated it into Spanish.

Elephant Squishes Car in Khao Yai National Park

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — Park officials Wednesday published 10 rules to follow when encountering a wild elephant after a video of one such beast squishing a car driving through Khao Yai National Park went viral.
Somkiat Khunsaen brings a python on June 21, 2019 to the Saraburi City Provincial Police Station.

Smooth Criminal: Animal Control Lugs Python to Policeman with Snake Phobia (Video)

SARABURI — After catching a python who strangled an elderly woman’s cat on Friday morning, an animal control official carried the reptile to the...

Stand Under Van Gogh’s Starry Night at Bangkok Exhibition (Video)

BANGKOK — Western masters of impressionism to surrealism are brought to expansive, animated life at the From Monet to Kandinsky exhibition, running in Bangkok...

The Running of the Kwais: Trang’s Annual Buffalo Bacchanal

TRANG — Nobody ever lives their life all the way up, except kwai-runners. Farmers have released about 300 buffalos to run freely on the island...

Khaosod English Talks to Hawkeye, the Most Humble Avenger

Snap – and half the universe, including Black Panther, Scarlet Witch and teenage Spiderman – is dust. Although the Avengers were unsuccessful in saving the...


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