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Putin Says US Election Allegations Were Invented by Democrats

– MOSCOW – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says the allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential election are “fiction” invented by the Democrats in order to explain their loss. In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, Putin reaffirmed his strong denial of Russian involvement in the hacking of Democratic emails. The interview was […]

May 31st, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

British Human Rights Activist Andy Hall Sues Thai Authorities

  – BANGKOK – British human rights activist Andy Hall has filed lawsuits on Wednesday against Thai authorities and a major Thai fruit producer, accusing them of unlawful prosecution over a 2014 criminal defamation case against him which had been thrown out of court. Rights activist Andy Hall has been involved in high-profile legal battles […]

May 31st, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Two Thai Men Sentenced to Death for Killing University Grad for his iPhone 6

  BANGKOK  – A Thai Criminal Court today sentenced two men to death after finding them guilty of snatching a mobile phone from a university graduate and then stabbing him to death. At the hearing, Kittikorn Vikaha, 26, and Supatchai Chansri, 25, pleaded guilty to the robbing and stabbing of Wasin Luengchaem, a recent graduate […]

May 31st, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

26 Year-Old Chinese Man Arrested in Pattaya for Rape and Extortion

– PATTAYA – Police in the Resort town of Pattaya have arrested a male Chinese National for the alleged rape and blackmail of a compatriot businesswoman. Li Weibin, 26, is accused of recording himself having sexual intercourse with the Chinese businesswoman and using the video to demand 50,000 baht from her. The woman earlier told […]

May 31st, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Chiang Rai Vocational College Organizes Open House

– Chiang Rai Vocational College has held an open house to encourage parents and youngsters to turn their attention to Dual Vocational Education. In his opening remarks, Vice Governor of Chiang Rai Sakchai Wongkanit has mentioned the civil state policy and its role in the development of the grassroots economy and vocational education. In fiscal […]

May 30th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Catholic Priest says He and 200 others Held Hostage by Islamic Militants in Philippines

– MARAWI, Philippines – A Catholic priest who was taken hostage by militants linked to the Islamic State group says he’s being held alongside 200 other captives, including children, in what appeared to be a battle-scarred part of a southern Philippine city. In a video apparently taken under duress by militants, Father Teresito Suganob said […]

May 30th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Thai Wife Cuts Off Husbands Penis and then Dies After Drinking Pesticide

– PHAYAO – A woman who cut off her husband’s penis with a kitchen knife in a fit of jealous rage has taken her own life by drinking pesticide at their house in Pong district. Kawinnart Sae Zong, 33, of Santisuk village in tambon Khunkhuan, was declared dead on Monday morning after being admitted to […]

May 30th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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