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Foreign Journalists Arrested at Bangkok Airport for Carrying Bullet Proof Vests

  – BANGKOK – Two foreign journalists headed to Iraq were arrested at an airport here after bullet-proof jackets and gas masks were recovered from their check-in baggage, police said on Tuesday. Anthony Cheng from the UK and Florian Witulski from Germany were set to fly to the Iraqi city of Mosul to cover the […]

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

Mental Health – How Coloring Can Calm the Mind

– Coloring books are no longer just for kids. It’s becoming easier to find adult coloring books around – you can see them in bookstores and even at the supermarket checkout magazine rack in Bangkok shopping malls. What’s with this return to childhood pastimes?  Coloring is good for you, as well as being enjoyable. Coloring […]

May 29th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Two Women Detained in Tachileik, Myanmar Over Gruesome Killing of Karaoke Bar Receptionist

– CHIANG RAI – Myanmar police in Tachileik that borders Mae Sai, Chiang Rai have detained two women suspected of being involved in the killing of a 22-year-old Warisara Klinjui whose body was severed into two pieces and buried in a wooded area in Khon Kaen province last week. Piyanuch Nonwangchai, 24, and Kavita Rachada, […]

May 29th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Foreign Tourists Advised to Avoid Bangkok During Royal Cremation

– BANGKOK – The Ministry of Tourism and Sports has advised foreign tourists to travel outside Bangkok during the royal cremation ceremony of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej in late October in a move to avoid traffic congestion. The Ministry of Tourism and Sports will release an official travel advisory for foreigners coming to Thailand in […]

May 29th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Foreign Terrorists Among the 44 Killed in Philippines Marawi Clash

  – MARAWAI – Endorsing the idea that the attack in Marawi City was an “invasion,” the government said on Friday that foreign terrorists were killed in the clash which has so far claimed 44 lives. Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said at a televised press briefing in Davao City […]

May 29th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Japan Protests North Korea’s Latest Scud-class Ballistic Missile Test

 – PYONGYANG – North Korea fired at least one short-range ballistic missile on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions. The missile was believed to be a Scud-class ballistic missile and flew about 450 km […]

May 29th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Thailand’s Prime Minister Accused of Attempting to Retain Power

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha has come under heavy attack for asking “leading questions” that are seen as an attempt to gather public support for the regime to stay on in power. He came up with the questions following a blast at Phramongkutklao Hospital last Monday that left 25 people injured. […]

May 28th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Thailand Politics | Read More »

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