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Russian Restaurant by Real Russian Opens in Bangkok

BANGKOK — What could be the only Russian restaurant in Bangkok with a real Russian chef has opened with a surprisingly affordable menu. The Moon...

POLITICS

It’s Official! Thai Voters Will Go to Polls on March 24

BANGKOK — After years of delays and moving goalposts, Thailand will vote in a general election for the first time since the 2014 coup on March 24.

Royal Decree Paves Way For 2019 Election

BANGKOK — The final hurdle to holding an election this year was cleared Wednesday morning by a royal decree that brings Thailand closer to the elusive poll.

CRIME & CALAMITY

A body is retrieved from the Mekong River on the border of Nakhon Phanom province in an undated photo.

Police Deny 3rd Corpse Was Found in Mekong

NAKHON PHANOM — Police in the northeast denied that a third corpse had been recovered from the Mekong River after two others were linked to anti-monarchy dissidents missing in Laos.
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Rescuers Scramble to Save Worker Trapped in Crane After Collapse Kills 4 (Video)

BANGKOK — A construction worker trapped in the wreckage of a crane high above Bangkok was brought down safely...

Thai Immigration Ends Practice of Jailing Children

BANGKOK — Children are no longer being held in that nation’s immigration detention facilities, immigration police said Wednesday in a move lauded by human rights advocates.
A rescue worker examines a body found Dec. 29 in the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom city.

Photos Suggest Third Mekong Corpse Was Found, Then Lost

Photos emerged Tuesday to support accounts that a third body was found in the Mekong River that has since gone missing.
Police stand over one of the mutilated bodies retrieved from the Mekong river in December in Nakhon Phanom province.

2nd Mutilated Body Linked to Anti-Monarchist Aide

BANGKOK — The second of two mutilated bodies that recently turned up in the Mekong River belongs to a...

Gunmen Kill 2 Monks in Southern Temple Attack

NARATHIWAT — Police on Saturday were still looking for the gunmen who attacked a temple in the Deep South, killing two Buddhist monks and injuring two others.

ASEAN & WORLD

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Hong Kong’s Legislature Takes up China National Anthem Bill

HONG KONG — Hong Kong's legislature took up a controversial bill Wednesday that would punish anyone who publicly and intentionally insults the Chinese national...
In this photo taken through frosted glass, Burmaa Oyubchineg, cousin of the murdered Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu, arrives Wednesday at Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Photo: Yam G-Jun / Associated Press

Family of Slain Mongolian Seeks Answer as Lawsuit Begins

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — The family of a Mongolian woman murdered in Malaysia 13 years ago hopes to find answers with a lawsuit that...
A landslide in 2014 in West Java, Indonesia. Photo: Devitapra / Wikimedia Commons

Landslide, Flooding From Dam Kill 6 in Central Indonesia

JAKARTA — Torrential rains that overwhelmed a dam and caused landslides killed at least six people and displaced hundreds in the central Indonesian district...
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Serena Turns Ankle, Wastes Match Points in Loss to Pliskova

MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams was one point – just one – from quite a comeback victory in the Australian Open quarterfinals when she turned her...

‘Roma,’ ‘Cold War’ Among Foreign-Language Oscar Nominees

LONDON — Five movies about individuals and families confronting social and historical tumult are competing in the Academy Awards' race for best foreign-language film. Mexican...

THAI Taps Worldpay for Payments Innovation (Sponsored)

BANGKOK — Thai Airways International (THAI), the flagship carrier airline of Thailand, has selected Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY) as its international payments...
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