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Screenshot from a video showing Sira Jenjaka, second from the left, arguing with Police Lt. Col. Prateung Ponmana, right, at a condominium sales office in Phuket on Aug. 18.

‘I Am Pooyai!’ Pro-Govt MP Blasts Cop for Not Providing Escort

PHUKET — Top government officials on Tuesday distanced themselves from a coalition politician who stirred public outcry by disparaging a policeman for not providing him a security escort.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Thai Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Phutthipong Punnakan, center, greets during a news conference to announce the launching of government run anti-fake news center in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, Aug. 21. 2019. Photo: Pitcha Dangprasith / AP

Thailand to Set up Center to Combat ‘Fake News’

BANGKOK — Thailand's government on Wednesday announced a plan...
Starving Great Danes on Aug. 19, 2019 at a farm with their owner in Pathum Thani. Photo: Watchdog Thailand / Facebook

Palace Helps Rescue 13 Great Danes from Starvation

PATHUM THANI — A palace aide sent by King Rama X helped to transport 13 starving Great Danes rescued by an animal welfare organization to a hospital Wednesday.

Court Rejects Premchai’s Ordination Offer, Sentences Him to Jail

BANGKOK — A criminal court on Monday found a construction mogul guilty of bringing unlicensed firearms to poach wildlife a year ago and sentenced him to six months in prison.
Crash scene on Route 317 in Wang Sombun district, Sakaeo on Aug. 18.

11 Killed After Truck Crashes Van Carrying Migrant Workers

SA KAEO — Eleven people died after a van...
Thawin Chaotiang hands a donation to staff Aug. 17., 2019 at the Law Center at Thammasat University.

Families of ‘Praewa’ Victims Donate 1 Million Baht to Thammasat Legal Aid

BANGKOK — Families of victims in a car crash...
A pair of begpackers selling travel photos by the BTS Mo Chit stairs on Jan. 16, 2016. Photo: Pornthip Chaithanapat / Facebook

2 in 5 Thais Accept Begpackers, Survey Says

BANGKOK — Despite widespread online outrage against tourists busking...

ASEAN & WORLD

Photo: Luang Prabang Update / Facebook

13 Chinese Killed as Tour Bus Crashes in Laos

BANGKOK — A tour bus carrying dozens of Chinese passengers crashed in Laos, killing at least 13, officials said Tuesday. The bus was carrying 44...

Taiwan Arm Sales: China Threatens Sanctions on US Companies

BEIJING (Xinhua) — China on Wednesday urged the United States to immediately cancel the planned arms sales to Taiwan, saying China will take all necessary measures to defend its own interests including imposing sanctions on U.S. companies involved in the planned sales.

Animated Film ‘Ne Zha’ Surpasses ‘Endgame’ in China Box Office

BEIJING (Xinhua) — As of Wednesday afternoon, Chinese animated film "Ne Zha" had grossed a box office revenue of 4.243 billion yuan (about 602 million U.S. dollars), replacing "Avengers: Endgame" in third place on the box office chart covering all films ever screened on the Chinese mainland.

Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

What Makes Greenland So Appealing That Trump Would Want It?

Associated Press — U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after his offer to buy Greenland was rejected has thrust this ice-covered semi-autonomous Danish territory into the spotlight. Here’s a look at what makes it special.
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Meet Kansuda 'Mimi' Chanakiri, the only Thai-Burmese contestant in Miss Universe Thailand 2019
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British Pop Band 'New Hope Club' in Thailand
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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
00:19
Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa of Paraguay at Khaosod English
06:13
Battle for Ao Manao
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The Face Men Thailand Season 2 Contestants Live Interview
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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
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First Look: Rescued boys after cave ordeal
00:46
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
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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
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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
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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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