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Stand Under Van Gogh’s Starry Night at Bangkok Exhibition (Video)

BANGKOK — Western masters of impressionism to surrealism are brought to expansive, animated life at the From Monet to...

POLITICS

A voter cast a ballot March 24 in Bangkok's Sai Mai district.

Election Official Says Party-List MPs Calculated After May 9

BANGKOK — The Election Commission said Thursday it will only announce the distribution of party-list MP seats after constituency MP results are verified on May 9.

Journalist Says Gen. Prawit Punches Her ‘Playfully’

BANGKOK — A reporter on Thursday debunked allegations that deputy junta chairman Prawit Wongsuwan slapped her face at a news conference.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Police Say Mall Snakes Man Sent to Psych Ward

BANGKOK — Police said Thursday a man who blocked traffic to release two cobras in front of a shopping mall yesterday was admitted to a psychiatric hospital for treatment.

Aviation Officials to Probe Near Collision on Krabi Runway

KRABI — Aviation authorities promised Tuesday to look into a near collision between two planes on the runway in Krabi province.
Emergency officials at the scene of a road accident in Korat, Nakhon Ratchasima on April 13, 2019.

386 Die During ‘7 Dangerous Days’ of Songkran

BANGKOK — Drunk driving overtook speeding as the number...

HealthMin Defends 80 Kmph Speed Limit on Ambulances

BANGKOK — The Ministry of Public Health on Friday said a speed limit of 80 kmph for ambulances is an appropriate measure to promote safety.

Transgender Woman Fined 2,000 for Racy Songkran Dress

BURIRAM — Police fined a transgender woman on Thursday for wearing a see-through dress and inviting her online followers for sex during the Songkran holidays.

British Tourist Raped on Phi Phi Island, Police Say

KRABI — A man is under arrest on suspicion of sexually assaulting a British tourist on the popular Phi Phi Don island, police said today.

ASEAN & WORLD

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un walk during their meeting in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Photo: Sergei Ilnitsky / Pool Photo via AP

Putin, Kim Discuss How to Break N. Korean Nuclear Standoff

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Thursday they had good talks about their joint efforts to resolve a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear program, amid stalled negotiations with the United States.
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, from left, poses with members of the cast of "Avengers: End Game," Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo at a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. Photo: Willy Sanjuan / Invision / AP

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Poised to Topple Box-Office Records

NEW YORK — By any measure, the release of "Avengers: Endgame" is a movie-theater event unlike any other.

Unspeakable Grief: 5 Members of 1 Family Killed in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO — The dark wooden coffins, sitting side by side, attested to one family's unspeakable grief. The Gomez family gathered Tuesday to say a final...
In this April 30, 2013, file photo, Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako arrive at the Nieuwe Kerk or New Church in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, for the inauguration of King Willem-Alexander. Photo: Dusan Vranic / Associated Press

Japan’s New Emperor Naruhito: A Cosmopolitan Team Player

TOKYO — Japan's soon-to-be-anointed new emperor is a musician and historian, both mild-mannered and quietly tenacious, a team player and a loyal husband and friend who will bring an unusually global perspective to an ancient institution when he ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne on May 1.
Occupy Central leaders, from left, Chan Kin-man, Benny Tai and Chu Yiu-ming chant slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Photo: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

Leaders of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests Get Jail Terms

HONG KONG — A court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months Wednesday to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests on charges of public nuisance offenses.
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Silent Disco in Bangkok
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Muralists Paint 'The Last Kill' for Thai Wildlife
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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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Nakhon Pathom Plants Marigolds In Run-Up to Rama IX’s Cremation
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