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Study Raises Concerns About Young Muay Thai Fighters

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Study Raises Concerns About Young Muay Thai Fighters

With cheers and the promise of money attracting some 200,000 under-15s to go into Muay Thai, human-rights and health advocates have raised concerns about the violation of their rights and the possible impact punches and kicks may have on their brain development. As chair of the National Human Rights Commission’s panel on the elderly, disabled,…

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Pick-Up Hits 30 Million Baht McLaren- One Of Only Three In Thailand

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Pick-Up Hits 30 Million Baht McLaren- One Of Only Three In Thailand

Dash cam footage from a road in Bang Pakong leading to Chonburi showed a pick-up truck collide with one of the most expensive cars on Thailand’s roads. It is a McLaren 720S that is one of only three in Thailand and is worth more than 30 million baht. The McLaren and a Mercedes Benz appeared…

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New Zealand Urges Tourists To Avoid Riding Elephants

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New Zealand Urges Tourists To Avoid Riding Elephants

New Zealand travellers are being told to steer clear of elephant riding due to the severe abuse the animals face. Intrepid Travel co-founder Geoff Manchester released shocking footage on Sunday – which happens to be World Elephant Day – to show tourists the dark side of elephant riding in Thailand. “A female elephant will be…

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Guess Where The World’s Riskiest Place To Visit For Brits Is !

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Guess Where The World’s Riskiest Place To Visit For Brits Is !

If you’re British, where in the world is the riskiest place for you to visit?  New research by Endsleigh Insurance Services has unveiled the world’s riskiest holiday destinations. Thailand has been found to be the world’s riskiest holiday destination for British tourists, according to a new report which looked at data from 2017, ranking countries on…

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Thai Widower Dresses as a Woman to Attend Mother’s Day Event at His Sons’ School

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Thai Widower Dresses as a Woman to Attend Mother’s Day Event at His Sons’ School

Netizens are losing their minds over an adorable Facebook post that shows a single dad going the extra mile to give his two sons the Mother’s Day experience — by wearing a dress to their school. With Thai Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, schools all over the country held their annual ceremony this morning…

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Killing The Khaosan Goose

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Killing The Khaosan Goose

Tourists will desert the area, or even Bangkok, if daytime stalls are not restored, say visitors and street vendors. Khaosan Road – the backpackers’ mecca – has it all, from cheap T-shirts to elephant-print baggy pants, from tattoos to henna painting, from budget guesthouses to massage parlours and even tour packages to southern islands. The world-famous…

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Student,17, Throws Himself Off School Balcony Because Mum Didn’t Show Up For Mother’s Day Ceremony

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Student,17, Throws Himself Off School Balcony Because Mum Didn’t Show Up For Mother’s Day Ceremony

Thai media reported that a 17 year old boy at a Sisaket school jumped five floors to his death on Friday. Jaruwit Janthet or “Ome” survived the fall but died later in hospital from his severe injuries. Muang Sisaket police led by Pol Capt Jemrak Sosorn found a large crowd of teachers and students milling about….

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Documents Forger Arrested In Lampang

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Documents Forger Arrested In Lampang

The Metropolitan police have announced the arrest of a forger who produced a large variety of Thai documents and IDs over a period of ten years. Computer expert Aphiwat Kanthawong, 32, had been earning up to 400,000 baht a month over the last decade, reported Daily News. He was arrested at a Lampang post office…

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Dengue Fever Infections Rise During Rainy Season

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Dengue Fever Infections Rise During Rainy Season

A total of 3,301 new cases of dengue fever were reported nationwide during the past week, the Disease Control Department chief said on Friday. Dr Suwannachai Watanayingcharoenchai said during the infection, the number of people infected with dengue was an average of 10,000 patients a month during the rainy season from June to September. From…

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Misprinted 1 Baht Coins 40,000% More Valuable

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Misprinted 1 Baht Coins 40,000% More Valuable

  Search your pockets right now. Some of those 1 baht coins might actually be worth 400 times their official value. Four years to the day later, the same antique shop behind an infamous offer to buy 10 baht coins for 100,000 baht, is back with a new bounty. Panan Jewelry announced it’s willing to…

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