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Mother of Dead Belgian Woman Refuses to Buy Thai Police’s Claim of Suicide

– KOH TAO – The mother of a Belgian woman who was found dead on Koh Tao on April 27 plans to arrive in Bangkok to find out the real cause of her daughter’s death after police on the popular island insisted that the victim committed suicide by hanging herself to death. Michele van Egten, […]

June 30th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Global Cyberattack Seems Intent on Havoc, Not Extortion

– PARIS – A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers said. While the rogue software used in the attack was configured as extortionate “ransomware,” that may have just been a ruse. “It is clear that this was […]

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

Beijing Protested U.S. Plan to Sell $1.4 Billion Worth of Arms to Taiwan

– BEIJING – China on Friday strongly protested a U.S. plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be canceled. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said the sale would severely damage China’s sovereignty and security interests and run counter to Washington’s commitment to a “one-China” policy. He […]

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

Germany’s Parliament Legalizes of Same-Sex Marriage

– BERLIN – Germany’s parliament backed the legalization of same-sex marriage on Friday in a historic vote hailed by gay activists and leftist parties but criticized by some in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling conservative bloc and by the Catholic Church. The move brings Germany into line with many other European nations including France, Britain and […]

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

Pickup Truck Carrying Migrant Workers Collides with Another Pickup, Two Killed,11 Injured

– NAKHON PATHOM – Two people were killed and 11 others injured when a pickup truck carrying migrant workers collided with another pickup loaded with fish in Muang district before dawn on Thursday. Pol Capt Yutthaphum Phosawat, deputy inspector of Mueang Nakhon Pathom police station, said two Myanmar workers died at the scene and 11 […]

June 29th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Four Thai Arrested for Helping Foreign Tourists Catch Protected Giant Stingrays

 – The suspects were arrested on Monday after the officers from relevant agencies in Amphawa District investigated reports from local people who saw live broadcasts on Facebook – BANGKOK – Four Thai Nationals have been arrested for allegedly helping foreign tourists catch rare giant freshwater stingrays in Samut Songkhram when Provincial regulations forbid catching the […]

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

Wheelchair-Bound 14 Year-Old Thai Girl Allegedly Cheated Out of Bt5 Million Compensation by Lawyer

  – BANGKOK –  A 14-year-old wheelchair-bound girl (Pattarada “Beam” Kaewpong), whose melancholic singing voice is featured in a famous advertisement, has been allegedly cheated out of Bt5 million in compensation money. Her mother Porntip Chantharat, 44, revealed on Thursday that a pro-bono lawyer had cheated the family out of nearly Bt5 million in compensation […]

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

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