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Thailand Cheers as ‘Lisa’ Blackpink Listed on Time 100 List

NEW YORK — Thai Blinks and netizens are rejoicing Friday as Lisa Blackpink was chosen as one of the 100 influential young people by Time magazine.

POLITICS

A monk fainted after drawing a ticket which sent him into the military service at a drafting station in Phitsanulok on April 2, 2018.

Army Hits Back at Future Forward’s Bill to Scrap Conscription

BANGKOK — Conscription is still necessary for national security, a defense ministry spokesman said Friday in response to the opposition’s plan to submit a bill that would scrap mandatory military service.

Finally, a Law on Importing and Producing Medical Cannabis is (Almost) Here

A new law on cannabis legalization will address two issues many foreigners want to know: roles of foreigners in production of weed-based medicine, and how foreign patients may bring medical cannabis with them into Thailand for personal use.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Frenchman Slips, Falls to Death at Koh Samui Waterfall

KOH SAMUI — A Frenchman fell to his death Thursday after falling off of a waterfall while trying to take a selfie.
Relatives of the plaintiff's lawyer Wijai Sukharom collecting his body from a hospital on Nov. 13, 2019.

Police Arrest Gunslinging Clerk for Bringing Down Court Shooter

CHANTHABURI — Police on Wednesday arrested a legal clerk for shooting a defendant who opened fire in the courtroom, killing the plaintiff and his lawyer Tuesday.
Chaiwat Limlikhit-aksorn speaking to the media after his release on Nov. 12, 2019.

Suspects in Karen Activist Death Freed on Bail

BANGKOK — All four suspects arrested under suspicion for murdering a Karen land rights activist were released on bail Tuesday.
The exterior of Chanthaburi Court on Nov. 12, 2019.

Defendant Opens Fire in the Courtroom, Killing Plaintiff and Lawyer

CHANTHABURI — A retired police officer who was the defendant in a land dispute case died after he opened fire in the courtroom, killing the plaintiff and his lawyer on Tuesday morning.
The 15-year-old, who only identified herself to the media as “Orn,” selling krathongs on Nov. 11, 2019 at a stall in front of Central Plaza Nakhon Ratchasima.

Police Seek Arrest of Copyright Troll Who Demanded 50K from Teen Krathong Maker

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — Police on Monday said they would seek a warrant to arrest copyright agents who allegedly attempted to extort a 15-year-old girl of 50,000 baht for copyright infringement.
Anusak Daengdet, 27, and Watchara Wannamas, 26, at a presser on Nov. 11, 2019.

2 Men Accused of Killing Girl, 14, After a Brawl With Her Father

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT — Two men were arrested on Monday for a drive-by shooting that left a teenage girl dead and a 4-year-old boy injured.

ASEAN & WORLD

Some Western Exchange Students Urged to Leave Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Several Nordic students at Hong Kong Baptist University are being moved because anti-government demonstrators are on the school grounds.

Two Giant Pandas Born in Belgium Given Official Names

BRUSSELS (Xinhua) — The two giant pandas born on Aug. 8, 2019 in the Belgian zoo of Pairi Daiza were given official names on Thursday during a ceremony marking their 100-day celebration.

70-Year-Old Janitor Struck by Rioter’s Brick Dies in Hospital

HONG KONG (Xinhua) — A senior sanitation worker in Hong Kong died in hospital late Thursday after being hit in his head by one of the bricks hurled by rioters.

230 Chileans Blinded by Police Firing Pellet Guns in Protests

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chileans are accustomed to seeing violent clashes between police and demonstrators but a new trend is leaving them shaken: the blinding of protesters by shotgun pellets fired by state’s security agents.

China Tests Mars Landing, Set to Launch by 2020

BEIJING (Xinhua) — China on Thursday unveiled an experiment simulating the process of a probe hovering, avoiding obstacles and descending to land on Mars.
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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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Rescue of the 'Wild Boars'
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Silent Disco in Bangkok
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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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Royal Funeral: A ride through a sea of black mourners in Bangkok
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