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  1. CRICKET: Valentin Guiraud goes so close to bowling perfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Witney Gazette

    ... I didn't think too much of it, I was just delighted to get five successive wickets," he said. "After we moved to Thailand, I carried on playing and took a hat-trick when I was 16, playing the equivalent of county level in Phuket. "And so I was given ...

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  2. Thai beer sales slow as fizz goes out of consumer spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Drinks Business

    Thailand's high household debt spells disaster for the beer industry as drinkers cut consumption despite heavy investment from some breweries, reports The Nation . According to Singha Corp, the brewer of Singha and Leo Beers, the beer market is projected to surge by only three to four per cent to about Bt180 billion this year.

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  3. Ex-butcher arrested for killing, dismembering wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A butcher-turned-cook has been arrested in Yala for the murder and dismemberment of his wife, whose body parts were dumped in Saraburi province four months ago. Kamolchart Kaewthong, 32, a native of Nakhon Ratchasima's Khong district, was apprehended in Yala on Tuesday and later brought to a police press conference in Saraburi, Thai media reported on Wednesday.

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  4. Train services to southern border provinces resumed Wednesday morningRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    The State Railway of Thailand resumed train services to the three southern border provinces at 8:30 am Wednesday after a Yala-Bangkok, which derailed in Songkhla's Thepha district, was salvaged. The train derailed Tuesday evening.

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  5. Thai kids' innovative idea win int'l awardsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... Moving World Together contest jointly hosted by four institutes including the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand and Thammasat University. The contest is aimed to promote energy-saving and environmental-friendly innovation. According to ...

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  6. BANGKOK: Rough winds ahead for Thai generalsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... after Thai security forces broke up small-scale protests in the capital and Khon Kaen province in northeastern Thailand on the first anniversary of the military coup. Youth and students took centre stage, unlike one year ago when the junta focused ...

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  7. 1 dead, 29 hurt in Lampang bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A police officer inspect the crash scene in Lampang's Muang district in the morning rush hours of May 27. One person was killed and 29 others, including seven students, were hurt when a Chiang Mai-bound tour bus slammed into a school van, another vehicle and three houses in Lampang province early today. The bus travelling from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai crashed head-on into the school van and a passenger sedan stopped at a red light at Den Chai intersection in tambon Phabat of Muang district, said Pol Maj Kamol Khid-arn, a duty officer at Muang police station, who was alerted around 6.30am on Wednesday.

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  8. The feminine divineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    To celebrate the 60th birthday of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, the Fine Arts Department is hosting a special exhibition, "Feminine Deities: Buddhism, Hinduism And Indigenous Cults In Thailand", at the National Museum Bangkok. The objective is to disseminate knowledge about faith and beliefs relating to women in Thailand through the ages via religious sculptures.

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  9. BANGKOK: US planes may fly out of southern ThailandRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Thailand is considering letting the United States use Phuket Airport or U-Tapao in Rayong as a base for planes assigned to monitor the movement of migrants stranded on surrounding seas. The Foreign Ministry is reviewing the request," Supreme Commander General Worapong Sa-nganet said yesterday.

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  10. BANGKOK: Thailand cost-effective destination for luxury brands, retailer saysRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Thailand remains an attractive country for global luxury brands as the cost of investment here is about half that of some neighbouring destinations, said Kriengsak Tantiphipop, chief executive officer of The Emporium, who also manages Bangkok's EM District. "During the last two years, more than 100 new global brands have entered Thailand.

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  11. Thai competitiveness in ASEAN will increase by 25% if language skills improveRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    Former ASEAN secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan was confident that Thai competitiveness in ASEAN will definitely increase by 25 per cent if language skills of Thai population have improved. Dr.Surin said in his capacity as President of the Future Innovative Thailand Institute that lack of foreign language skill is one of the most significant problems among Thai people to compete in the AEC to be launched at the end of this year.

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  12. Ranong hosts Thailand-Myanmar anti human trafficking meetingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    Delegates from Thailand and Myanmar convened in a meeting today regarding the suppression of human trafficking activities along the border of both nations. This morning, representatives of Thailand's Ranong Province and Myanmar's Kawthaung Town convened in the meeting of the Border Area Anti Human Trafficking Cooperation Center at the Heritage Grand Convention in Ranong Province of Thailand.

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  13. NLA announces next democracy education program for localsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    President of the National Legislative Assembly Associate Professor Pornpetch Wichitcholchai has revealed the progress of the project aimed at supporting local readiness for participatory democracy in the era of the upcoming new constitution. The project is part of the joint effort between the NLA and the Secretariat of the Senate, which aims to educate the public on the country's political structure, the role of the NLA and how local communities can participate in politics.

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  14. Get Up to 60 Percent Room Discount + Buffet Breakfast at Yaang Come Village in Chiang MaiRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... log on http://www.yaangcome.com/ . YAANG COME VILLAGE 90/3 Sridonchai Rd. T.Changklan, A. Muang Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand Phone Number: +66-53-237222 *** AboutDirectWithHotels DirectWithHotels is in the business of making selling online simple and ...

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  15. Finding travel insurance policies to fit your needsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    Dale Cody looks at photos to remind him of the gorgeous views he saw while rock climbing in Thailand, but needs no reminder when it comes to the part of the trip he says he'll never forget. "I was in serious trouble," Cody said.

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  16. Mitsubishi, AP plan condosRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Japanese developer Mitsubishi Estate Group plans to continue its joint investment with SET-listed developer AP (Thailand) in the Bangkok condominium market. Hideki Nishikami, director and senior executive officer of Mitsubishi Jisho Residence Co, a ...

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  17. We get lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... Africa, Europe and North America. I want to both join hands with this prophet and his message, and also to say that Thailand still remains one of the few genuinely compassionate countries in the world. Thailand is not perfect by any means. There is ...

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  18. Monk defends Luang Phor Khoon successorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Nakhon Ratchasima: The head of the clergy in tambon Kud Piman has denied claims the appointment of an acting abbot at Wat Ban Rai in Dan Khun Thot district of Nakhon Ratchasima was premature. The appointment of an acting abbot was made in line with temple and Sangha Supreme Council of Thailand regulations, Phra Khu Peeradejthamrong said yesterday.

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  19. 10 more top police officers transferredRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Ten more senior police officers in Nakhon Pathom and Provincial Police Region 7 were transferred from their posts late on Monday for failing to contain a spate of serious crimes in the province, according to an order released yesterday. In a previous order, 11 top officers in the province, including a younger brother of the national police chief, were transferred for the same reason.

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  20. Marine park closure irks tourism operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... break the order, and "cannot guarantee their safety". Meanwhile, Tee Lor Su, the largest and highest waterfall in Thailand, will also be closed for five months starting next month. Um Phang Wildlife Sanctuary officials in Tak will close the road to ...

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