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Nine Guys You’ll Date in Bangkok

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Nine Guys You’ll Date in Bangkok

From English teachers to average Thai guys to the one you had to “import,” finding love in Bangkok can be a bit tricky for the ladies. In a culture where affairs, or “giks,” are a national pastime, the process of finding “the one” might have you playing the field and coming across some of these…

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Three Dead As High Ranking Forestry Official Makes Dangerous U-Turn

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Three Dead As High Ranking Forestry Official Makes Dangerous U-Turn

A video from Suphanburi showed a Pajero driver do a U-turn that led to the death of three people including a six year old boy. Four people were also seriously injured. The Pajero cuts in front of a white Toyota Vios causing it to swerve into a tree. The driver of the Pajero just drives…

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Couple Killed As Van Hits Sidecar In Chon Buri Province

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A couple were killed when their bike sidecar was allegedly hit by a speeding van in Chon Buri province on Saturday morning. Police said the accident happened at 6.30am on the Si Racha-bound Sukhumvit Road in Tambon Bang Phra, Si Racha district. One of the victims was identified by his identification card as Dusit Tharasak,…

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Police Will Question “Witness” In Trang Murder Case As New Claims Emerge That Executed Man Was Innocent

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Police Will Question “Witness” In Trang Murder Case As New Claims Emerge That Executed Man Was Innocent

Police will summon for questioning a person who has claimed he knew that a murder convict who was executed by lethal injection on June 18 in Trang province was not the real culprit, Pol Lt Col Prasert Songsaeng, the deputy chief of Trang police, said on Saturday (June 23). Pol Lt Col Prasert said that…

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Violating Traffic Rules Can Be Fatal

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Footage recorded on dash cam, from Sri Nakharin Road near Seacon Square shows a couple being hit by a car after taking an illegal U-turn. It is always important to keep in mind the traffic rules while driving or crossing the road. Violating these traffic rules has taken many lives each year. A similar incident…

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11 ‘Forbidden’ Careers Opened to Foreigners

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11 ‘Forbidden’ Careers Opened to Foreigners

Nearly a dozen previously off-limits jobs were opened to foreign nationals on Thursday, while a request for retail service jobs to be included was denied. A day after shop owners demanded the Labour Ministry decriminalize the hiring of foreign staff, it announced the rules would be relaxed to allow expats to do jobs including masonry,…

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Troll Post Opens Flood of Rape Threats Against Activist

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Troll Post Opens Flood of Rape Threats Against Activist

Hundreds of netizens are calling for a famous pro-democracy activist to be raped because she allegedly said she would not support the death penalty for rapists. Nuttaa “Bow” Mahattana, the target of the threats, said on Friday that she’s the victim of a social media hoax as she has never said such a thing. But…

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Petchaburi Brit Tops The Overstay List As 110 Arrests Are Made

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Petchaburi Brit Tops The Overstay List As 110 Arrests Are Made

A 70 year old British pensioner was named at the top of the list of overstaying foreigners in the 15th “X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner” nationwide crime sweep. Under the auspices of crime buster Maj-Gen Surachet “Big Joke” Hakpal in cooperation with other agencies, the Tourist Police Bureau announced the arrest of 110 foreign undesirables in 83…

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May Presses Prayut On Election Issues

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May Presses Prayut On Election Issues

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to continue progress towards free and open elections in Thailand in line with international standards, including lifting restrictions on political parties at an early stage, a Downing Street spokesperson said. Prayut met with May on Wednesday  in London when the Thai junta chief arrived for…

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Kindergarten Teachers Praised For Showing Pupils How To Escape From A Locked Vehicle

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Kindergarten Teachers Praised For Showing Pupils How To Escape From A Locked Vehicle

Kindergarten teachers at a school in Bang Plee south east of Bangkok have been praised online for conducting training for little children in how to exit a vehicle if they are locked in alone. Three clips of the training were shown on the page of Gantanat Chalong on Facebook. The three to five year olds…

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