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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds to Land in Bangkok This Nov.

BANGKOK — More nineties nostalgia will hit Bangkok when Oasis singer-guitarist Noel Gallagher performs in a solo concert this...

POLITICS

Letter Shows Cops Asked University to Monitor Muslim Students

BANGKOK — A former human rights commissioner on Monday urged police to explain a police letter requesting an unnamed university to count and monitor Muslim students at its campus.

‘Fake Degrees’ Concern Raised Over Thammanat’s Credentials

BANGKOK — A minister who spent the past week embattled in narcotics allegations was hit with fresh scandals Friday, when netizens raise concerns that his PhD might be bogus.

CRIME & CALAMITY

A confiscated tiger at Khao Prathap Chang wildlife sanctuary on Sept. 15.

Half of the Tigers Seized from Tiger Temple Now Dead

RATCHABURI — Conservation officials revealed Saturday that more than...
An auction organizer poses next to an "Ultraman Buddha" painting which sold for 2 million baht on Sep. 13, 2019. Image: ปกรณ์ พรชีวางกูร / Facebook

Group Drops ‘Ultraman Buddha’ Charges, But Sees Larger Conspiracy

BANGKOK — Hardline Buddhists on Monday they withdrew charges of religious sabotage against a student who depicted Buddha as a Japanese superhero in her now-viral paintings, but vowed legal prosecution will continue.
Officials evacuate cattle from a flooded area in Ubon Ratchathani province on Sept. 7.

#SaveUbon: Netizens Rally for Drowned Isaan Province

UBON RATCHATHANI — Netizens are pouring their support to a northeastern province, more than half of whose area is under floodwaters as of Thursday. 
Pakorn Porncheewarakun, middle, standing with the painting among his friends who also bought the paintings from the artist. The censors are from the original image posted on Pakorn’s Facebook on Sept. 11. Photo: Pakorn Porncheewarakun / Facebook

‘Ultraman Buddha’ Painting Auctioned Off for 600K

BANGKOK — A controversial painting depicting Buddha as a Japanese superhero was auctioned off for 600,000 baht on Thursday, despite legal threats from a group of Buddhist fanatics.
In this April 11, 2009, file photo, anti-government leader Arisman Pongruangrong is cheered as he and others march through the 14th ASEAN Convention Center in Pattaya, Thailand. Thailand's Supreme Court has affirmed the prison sentences of 12 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement on charges related to rioting that disrupted an important regional conference in 2009. Photo: David Longstreath / AP

High Court Affirms Guilt of 2009 Red Shirt Pattaya Rioters

BANGKOK — Thailand's Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the...
Narongsak Plaiaram at the Criminal Court on Sept. 5.

Five Redshirts Acquitted of M79 Bomb Attacks

BANGKOK — A court has found a group of...

ASEAN & WORLD

FILE - This Sept. 16, 2016 file image made from a video shows the 18-karat toilet, titled "America," by Maurizio Cattelan in the restroom of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. Thieves have stolen the solid gold toilet worth up to 1 million pounds from Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill. The toilet, the work of Italian conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan, had been installed only two days earlier at Blenheim Palace, west of London, after previously being on show at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Photo: AP File

Solid Gold Toilet Stolen From Winston Churchill’s Birthplace

LONDON (AP) — A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from the magnificent home in...
An anti-government protester throws a Molotov cocktail during a demonstration near Central Government Complex in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. Police fired a water cannon and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown in defiance of a police ban. Photo: Kin Cheung / AP

Hong Kong Govt: Violence Is Harmful, Won’t Solve Divisions

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's government reiterated that violence is not the solution after an unapproved march descended into chaos with police firing...
Storage tanks are seen at the North Jiddah bulk plant, an Aramco oil facility, in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. The weekend drone attack in Buqyaq on one of the world's largest crude oil processing plants that dramatically cut into global oil supplies is the most visible sign yet of how Aramco's stability and security is directly linked to that of its owner -- the Saudi government and its ruling family. Photo: Amr Nabil / AP

Oil Prices Surge as Attack on Saudi Facility Disrupts Output

DUBAI (AP) — An attack on Saudi Arabia's largest oil processing plant pushed crude prices sharply higher Monday, though its longer-term impact depends on how...

Chinese Museum Receives New Donations of WWII Items

SHENYANG (Xinhua) — The 9.18 Historical Museum in northeast China's Liaoning Province has received a total of 203 new donated items related to the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.

Hong Kong Airport Sees Sharp Drops in Passenger, Cargo

HONG KONG (Xinhua) — Both passenger and cargo volume of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) dropped sharply in August as illegal assemblies and violent acts severely disrupted its operation, data showed Sunday.
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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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Virtual Thailand: Scenes of Mourning
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