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FRESH NEWS

Meet the 70-Year-OId Barista Churning Out Hipster Coffee and Sage Advice

BANGKOK — Behind the counter at one of Bangkok’s hip new coffee shops isn’t a clean-shaven, scarf-wearing hipster –...

POLITICS

Junta Party Threatens to Sue Thanathorn Over Bribery Remark

BANGKOK — A pro-junta party on Friday rejected Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s claim that it offered to clear him of all criminal complaints if he offered them seats in the parliament.

Abhisit Warns Dem Will Lose Credibility If It Joins Junta Camp

BANGKOK — Former Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Friday his erstwhile party will face tough questions if it joins the pro-junta coalition.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Left, the field where Ping Pong, right, found the baby (insert).

Disabled Dog Saves Infant Buried by Mother

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — Residents are hailing a local dog...

‘Mushroom-Picking Couple’ Gets Royal Pardon

KALASIN —  A royal pardon on Thursday released a couple sentenced to decades in prison for encroaching on forests. 

Thai Postman Busted Smuggling Migrants in Mail Truck

BANGKOK — A national mailing service on Monday said it fired an employee caught using a company van to smuggle 13 undocumented migrants.

Man Arrested for Half Moon Party Rape

KOH PHANGAN — A 33-year-old local man on an island best known for its beach parties was arrested on Monday evening for raping a foreign tourist, police said.

Woman Says Threatened For Sitting Through Royal Anthem

BANGKOK — A woman said a stranger assaulted her and threatened legal action after she failed to stand up for the royal anthem played before a movie.

Anti-Junta Activist Ekachai Assaulted at Court

BANGKOK — Pro-democracy activist Ekachai Hongkangwan was once again assaulted Monday morning, this time in front of the Bangkok Criminal Court.

ASEAN & WORLD

Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands celebrates with the trophy after winning the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest grand final with the song "Arcade" in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 18, 2019. In rear is Israeli Netta Barzilai the winner in 2018. Photo: Sebastian Scheiner / AP

The Netherlands Wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV — The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Saturday, with Duncan Laurence's doleful piano ballad "Arcade" crowned champion...
In this March 29, 1989, file photo, Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei laughs while posing for a portrait in front of the Louvre glass pyramid, which he designed, in the museum's Napoleon Courtyard, prior to its inauguration in Paris. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102, a spokesman confirmed Thursday, May 16, 2019. Photo: Pierre Gleizes / AP

I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Louvre Pyramid, Dies at 102

NEW YORK — I.M. Pei (PAY), the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of...
This Dec. 1, 2015 file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing for a photo in Los Angeles. Photo: Richard Vogel / AP

Grumpy Cat, Who Entertained Millions Online, Dies at Age 7

MORRISTOWN, Ariz. — Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet and spawned hundreds of memes, national television commercials and even a...
Same-sex marriage supporters cheer outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019 after Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.and child custody. Photo: Chiang Ying-ying / AP

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage in First for Asia

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had...
This photo provided by CBS shows Melissa Rauch, from left, Simon Helberg, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Jim Parsons, Mayim Bialik and Kunal Nayyar in a scene from the series finale of "The Big Bang Theory," Thursday, May 16, 2019, airing 8:30 - 9:00 p.m., ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Michael Yarish / CBS via AP

‘Big Bang Theory’ Exits TV Airwaves With Emotional Episode

LOS ANGELES — "The Big Bang Theory" closed out its run as television's top-rated comedy with an emotional final episode that saw some big...
FRESH CUTS
Precious Plastic: Recycling Bangkok One Bottle Cap At A Time
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The Running of the Kwais: The Annual Buffalo Bacchanal in Trang, Thailand
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Khaosod English Talks to Hawkeye, the Most Humble Avenger
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Stand Under Van Gogh’s Starry Night at 'From Monet to Kandinsky' Bangkok Exhibition
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Reporting from Notre Dame After the Fire
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Baby Elephant Falls into Septic Tank in Thailand
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Take Flight With Thai 1st Officer Julie
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Thai Elephants Go to War as Kingdom Celebrates National Animal
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Thailand’s ‘Watermelon Island’
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This Shop in Thailand Serves Only 'Moo Krob' or Crispy Pork Dishes
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Trans Queen Jazell Barbie Royale Wants to Inspire Women Like Her
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Crocodile Put in Thai Jail After Crawling into Krabi Pub
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Daring Rescue of Construction Worker from Fallen Crane in Bangkok, Thailand
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Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa of Paraguay at Khaosod English
06:13
Battle for Ao Manao
03:02
The Face Men Thailand Season 2 Contestants Live Interview
11:52
Miss Tiffany Thailand 2018 'Esmon' with Runners Up 'Book' and 'Narm'
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Body Politic by Taweesak Molsawat
03:09
US Expat Artist Scraps and Scrapes in 'Factory' at Bangkok Biennial
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Miss Universe Thailand 2018 Sophida 'Ning' Kanchanarin's Exclusive Interview with Khaosod English.
06:02
Blood & Beauty: Thai Artist Paints in Blood
01:47
First Look: Rescued boys after cave ordeal
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Rescue of the 'Wild Boars'
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Battlefield Bangkok: The Time the Navy Defied the Army – And Lost
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Predator Prowls Rural Thailand
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Silent Disco in Bangkok
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Buddha Issara Captured By Police
05:01
Distressed Monk Ascends Tower to Save Monastery
01:08
Dead and Dying: Thousands of Thai Dogs Perish Due to Rabies False Alarm
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Duck-Eating Python Subdued After Epic Struggle
04:02
Elephants ‘Make Merit’ on Thai Elephant Day at Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
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Shackled Suspects Shove Way Out Thai Courthouse
03:02
Muralists Paint 'The Last Kill' for Thai Wildlife
01:08
Go Deep With Thailand’s 1st Female Undersea Relic Hunter
01:26
Kiss My Axe: Hurl Deadly Bladed Terror at Bangkok Range
01:04
From Pattaya With Love: Fools Russian In – Khaosod English The Show Ep. 01
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Chinese Opera in Thailand
02:29
Inside 'Kitties and Bears' Bangkok
01:58
Virtual Thailand: Scenes of Mourning
03:42
Virtual Thailand: Dusk falls on royal funeral and Bangkok's Phra Pinklao Bridge
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Royal Funeral: A ride through a sea of black mourners in Bangkok
00:21
Fly Over Funeral Site in This Official Drone Footage (Video)
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Virtual Thailand: Enter the Crematorium of King Rama IX
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