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Consul general Aziz Aliev.

Hipster Bloggers Are Bringing Thai Tourists to Uzbekistan: Ambassador

BANGKOK — Google “Travel Uzbekistan” in Thai and you’ll pull up a dozen-or-so travel blogs detailing every step of a hipster’s Tashkent-Bukhara-Samarkand trip.

POLITICS

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attends a group photo with his cabinet members at the government house in Bangkok Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP

With New Cabinet, Thailand Replaces Junta With Army Allies

BANGKOK — Thailand's new Cabinet was sworn in Tuesday, creating a nominally elected government after five years of military rule but keeping power in the hands of the same allies of the army.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Suchai Thephasadin Na Ayudhya, left, holding a 500,000 cheque during a press conference on July 18 at Ploen restaurant. The clan’s lawyer Nattapol Thongkam, right, was also present.

Thephasadin Clan Offers 500k Baht to Crash Victims

BANGKOK — Representatives of the powerful Thephasadin Na Ayudhya...
Police with a haul of 14,000 pills of yaa baa or meth and almost 400 kilograms of yaa ice seized June 24, 2019 in Nakhon Pathom.

‘Yaa Baa’ Flooding SEA and Beyond Despite Crackdown: UN

BANGKOK — Despite authorities cracking down on methamphetamine in Thailand and Southeast Asia, efforts have failed to arrest the trade’s big players, a recent UN report says.

‘She Accepts Her Punishments,’ Praewa Family Apologizes to Crash Victims

BANGKOK — The extended family of a woman convicted of killing nine people in a car crash in 2010 said Thursday they are sorry for what happened and pledged to assist families of the victims.
Thawin Chaotiang makes garlands July 17, 2019 in Ratchaburi.

Families of 9 Dead Still Reeling from ‘Praewa’ Crash Nine Years Ago

BANGKOK — Childless after her daughter was killed in a car crash at the hands of a wealthy teen, Suchada Palakul was also soon widowed, with her husband dying from grief.
Pisit Kumniw's funeral on July 18, 2019 at Wat Samrong in Nakhon Chai Si district in Nakhon Pathom.

15-Year-Old Dies After Kicked into a Coma in SOTUS Hazing

NAKHON PATHOM — A student who was kicked into a coma during hazing activities by his upperclassmen died Thursday.
Thanat “Tom Dundee” Thanavacharanon on July 16.

Singer ‘Tom Dundee’ Freed After Serving Five Years for Lese-Majeste

BANGKOK — A singer-turned-activist who spent five years in...

ASEAN & WORLD

Ethan Reynolds browses a display of archival newspaper front pages announcing the first moon landing at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum as special events are underway for visitors commemorating the milestone's 50th anniversary, Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Photo: John Minchillo / AP

The US marks 50 years after Apollo 11’s ‘giant leap’ on moon

CAPE CANAVERAL — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races,...
Pro-China supporters raise a China national flag during a counter-rally in support of the police in Hong Kong Saturday, July 20, 2019. Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Photo: Vincent Yu / AP

Hong Kong Police Seize Explosives as Rival Camps Rally

HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major...
This file photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen. Andrea Christensen, the sister of former University of Illinois student Brendt Christensen who is convicted of killing a Chinese scholar, told a jury, Monday, July 15, 2019, deciding whether he should be executed that he was a "very gentle person" who never raised his voice. Photo: Macon County Sheriff's Office via AP, File

Ex-Illinois Student’s Life Spared in Killing of Scholar

PEORIA, Ill. — A former University of Illinois doctoral student was spared the death penalty Thursday and sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping and killing a 26-year-old scholar from China. Her parents, disappointed he was not sentenced to death, publicly begged for the killer to reveal where her remains are so they can be returned home.
U.N. Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Myanmar, Lee Yanghee, speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Photo: Vincent Thian / AP

UN Envoy Says US Sanctions on Myanmar Generals Inadequate

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The U.N. special rapporteur for Myanmar said Thursday the U.S. didn't "go far enough" in sanctions against four top Myanmar generals over the mass killings of minority Rohingya Muslims.
A keychain with a cartoon image is placed on top of flowers placed near the Kyoto Animation Studio building destroyed in an attack Friday, July 19, 2019, in Kyoto, Japan. Photo: Jae C. Hong / AP

Anime Studio Hit by Deadly Fire Is Known for Skill, Fan Base

TOKYO — It may not be as famous as Japanese anime legend Studio Ghibli, but Kyoto Animation has many core fans and is known as a team of skilled animators that provides top-quality work for others and can produce its own hits, such as "Lucky Star," ''K-On!" and the "Haruhi Suzumiya" series.
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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
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Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa of Paraguay at Khaosod English
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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
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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.
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Blood & Beauty: Thai Artist Paints in Blood
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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
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Distressed Monk Ascends Tower to Save Monastery
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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
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Muralists Paint 'The Last Kill' for Thai Wildlife
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Go Deep With Thailand’s 1st Female Undersea Relic Hunter
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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
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Inside 'Kitties and Bears' Bangkok
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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
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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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