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November 14, 2019

Thai cave reopens for visitors after Wild Boars rescue

Thailand has reopened the cave where 12 young soccer players and their coach were trapped last year in a saga that captivated the world. The Tham Luang cave has been closed to visitors since the […]
November 12, 2019

Philippine drug war critic vows end to ‘senseless’ killing

The vocal critic that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has named to a lead role in his deadly drug war called on Friday for revamping the crackdown and ending its “senseless” killing. Opposition leader Leni Robredo […]
November 10, 2019

Seven suspects arrested for rebel attacks in Thailand’s south

Seven suspected rebels have been arrested in Thailand’s violence-wracked south, authorities said Saturday, as a manhunt sweeps through remote villages for gunmen who killed 15 in an ambush considered the deadliest attack in the years-long […]
November 2, 2019

Fishy business: Stinking ponyfish blanket Thai tourist beach

Hundreds of dead fish washed ashore on a luxury tourist resort on Thailand’s south coast, officials said Saturday, blanketing a long stretch of pristine white sands in a rotting stench. Some 300 meters (950 feet) […]
November 1, 2019

Trump hits Thai seafood industry over worker rights

Donald Trump will suspend trade preferences for Thailand’s seafood industry after it failed to take steps to improve worker rights, dealing a blow to the multi-billion dollar sector. Thailand is the world’s third largest seafood […]
October 30, 2019

Thais, Frenchman could face firing squad in Bali drug cases

Two Thai women and a Frenchman could face the death penalty after they were caught smuggling drugs into Bali, the Indonesian holiday island’s customs agency said Monday. The Thai nationals — identified as Kasarin Khamkhao […]
October 21, 2019

Contractor killed Italian for having affair with mistress

KHON KAEN: A contractor was arrested for allegedly shooting to death an Italian man on suspicions the victim had affair with his mistress, police said. Khon Kaen police commissioner Pol Maj Gen Phutthipong Musikul said […]
October 16, 2019

New controls on three toxic agri-chemicals take effect on October 20

A number of ministers and officials are vowing to continue pushing for a ban on three controversial agri-chemicals – Paraquat, Glyphosate and Chlorpyrifos – all still widely used in Thai agriculture. Meanwhile, strict measures on […]
October 15, 2019

Capital’s healthcare hub to get makeover

Bangkok’s Yothi neighbourhood, which is known as the capital city’s healthcare hub due to its high concentration of medical facilities, is set to undergo a significant redevelopment to make it more “friendly” — both for […]
October 15, 2019

Buddhists around the World calling for – Boycott of HILTON & Waldorf Astoria Hotels with the opening of Siddhartha Lounge

 The Buddhist News October 14, 2019 Since its creation in 1996, Buddha-Bar Paris has been using the name and image of Buddha in it’s Bars and Hotels throughout the world. Typically the franchises has large […]