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Cardinal Takes Leave from Vatican after Sex Assault Charges in Australia

  – VATICAN CITY – Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis’ top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican’s financial czar on Thursday to fight multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed sexual assault years ago. Pell appeared before reporters in the Vatican press office to forcefully deny […]

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

American Tourist Seriously Injured after Rock Climing Accident in Krabi

  – KRABI -An American, has been seriously injured while rock climbing in Phuket’s neighboring Krabi province. At about 2pm, a rescue team and the Krabi Tourist Police received a report from the ‘Railay Rock Climbing Club’ that American tourist Eduardo Keane had fallen off a viewpoint from the near-vertical cliff face at Railay Bay. […]

June 28th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

South Korean Falls to His Death from Pattaya Condo

– PATTAYA – A South Korean man fell to his death from the 37th floor of a condominium building in Pattaya beach town in the early hours of Wednesday. The body of the 40-year-old (name was withheld pending notification of relatives) was found about 3.30am on the walkway to the swimming pool of the 42-storey […]

June 28th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

One Hong Kong,Two Sentiments after 20 years of Chinese Rule

– HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is planning a big party as it marks 20 years under Chinese rule. But many people in the former British colony are not in the mood to celebrate. Fireworks, a gala variety show and Chinese military displays are among the official events planned to coincide with a visit […]

June 28th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

European Court Refuses to Intervene over Sick British Baby

  – LONDON – The parents of a terminally-ill baby boy lost the final stage of their legal battle to take him out of a British hospital to receive treatment in the U.S., after a European court agreed with previous rulings that the baby should be taken off life support. Chris Gard and Connie Yates […]

June 28th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Thailand Defended its Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking after US 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report

– BANGKOK – Thailand on Wednesday defended its efforts to stop human trafficking after the United States kept it on a trafficking watch list and urged U.S. officials to visit the country and see first hand its efforts. Thailand is a regional center for migrant workers who come from poorer, neighboring countries including Myanmar, Laos […]

June 28th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

22 Year-Old Mother of Four Takes Refuge in Chiang Rai Temple after Father Sells Five Year-Old Daughter for Drug Money

    CHIANG RAI – A mother of four who fled from husband after he exchanged his five-year-old daughter for money to buy drug has taken refuge at Wat Huay Plakung in the Muang District of Chiang Rai. Pongsakorn Sawamiphak, a self-defence volunteer chief of Mae Khachan in Chiang Rai’s Wiang Papao district said the […]

June 27th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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