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Three Filipina’s Seriously Injured on Bangkok – Pattaya Motorway

CHON BURI – Three Filipina’s were seriously injured when a pickup truck rammed at the rear of their car parked by the shoulder of the Chonburi motorway to have a burst car tire replaced late last night. The incident happened near Kilometer marker 47 of the motorway from Bangkok to Chonburi shortly after midnight. Injured […]

July 30th, 2015 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Myanmar’s President Pardons and Releases Almost 7,000 Prisoners

  YANGON – Myanmar’s President Thein Sein on Thursday released almost 7,000 political prisoners on a presidential pardon, including more than 200 foreigners and former military-intelligence officers, according to officials. Among the foreigners released were 153 Chinese loggers who had been sentenced to life in jail last week, a move that could ease tensions between […]

July 30th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Russia Veto’s U.N. Resolution for Investigation into Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

  NEW YORK – Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s U.N. ambassador, has vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have established an international criminal tribunal to investigate the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last July over eastern Ukraine that killed 298 passengers. The Security Council on Wednesday “sent the wrong message” to the families […]

July 30th, 2015 | Posted in World News | Read More »

China’s Defense Ministry Blame U.S. for Militarizing South China Sea

  BEIJING  – China’s Defense Ministry on Thursday accused the United States of “militarizing” the South China Sea by staging patrols and joint military drills there, ramping up the rhetoric ahead of a key regional security meeting in Malaysia next week. China has repeatedly urged Washington not to take sides in the escalating maritime dispute […]

July 30th, 2015 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Debris Possibly from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Found on the French Island of Reunion

  KAULA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s prime minister said Thursday a sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation’s most […]

July 30th, 2015 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Thailand’s Constitution Drafting Committee Predict Elections for September 2016

  BANGKOK – According to the Constitution Drafting Committee a general election will probably be held in September 2016, 90 days after the promulgation of three organic laws. Constitution drafters agreed at a meeting Wednesday that the election of MPs would be held three months after the organic laws dealing with elections of MPs and […]

July 29th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Angelina Jolie Pitt Visits Myanmar as UNHCR Special Envoy

  RANGOON – Myanmar’s Parliamentary house speaker Shwe Mann took time out on Wednesday to welcome UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie Pitt to parliament. According to a press release issued by the British embassy in Rangoon, Angelina Jolie Pitt is visiting Myanmar (Burma) ‘to learn more about the situation in the country and encourage efforts […]

July 29th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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