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Ambassador Lorenzo Galanti.

Steer Clear of Fake Italian Food, Ambassador Advises Thai Diners

BANGKOK — The Italian ambassador doesn’t mind if we eat tom yum kung pasta and durian pizzas – the real crime is in “fake” Italian products in supermarkets.

POLITICS

Apirat Meets House Committee Over Anti-Red Speech

BANGKOK — Army chief Gen. Apirat Kongsompong reported to a parliament committee today to discuss a controversial speech he made earlier this month.

Abandoned by Allies, Future Forward Votes Against Royal Transfer Decree

BANGKOK — A government emergency decree that granted His Majesty the King a personal control over two army units was approved today by all parties in Parliament except the Future Forward.

CRIME & CALAMITY

A file photo of Panita “Ning” Tumwattana, left. A now-deleted photo of herself with a Maserati, right. Photo: Ningpanita / Instagram

Cops Denies ‘Ripping Off’ Maserati-Driving Celeb Actress

BANGKOK — When an actress complained on social media Monday that she was unfairly stopped by a police officer who appeared to be targeting her for a bribe, her grievance went viral in no time, thanks to sympathetic netizens.
Police at the hut where three workers were stabbed to death on Oct. 22, 2019.

Burmese Man Suspected of Stabbing 3 to Death in Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI — Police on Tuesday implicated a Burmese man in the fatal stabbing of a family of three Tuesday.

Minister Floats Mandatory GPS for All Private Cars

BANGKOK — The government may soon require all vehicles on the road, including private cars and motorcycles, to install tracker devices and send location data to the authorities, a minister said Monday.

Uzbeks, Egyptians, Ugandans Arrested in Pattaya Prostitution Bust

PATTAYA — Chonburi immigration police said Tuesday they arrested seven foreigners in the province’s tourist areas for prostitution.

No. 8 Bus Driver Fired After Ignoring Railway Crossing

BANGKOK — A bus driver for the notoriously dangerous No. 8 route was sacked for slamming his way past level crossing barriers in Bangkok earlier this week, transportation officials said Thursday.

Locked and Loaded: Thai Cops Join ‘Tetris Challenge’

LAMPANG — The police in northern Thailand arrested the attention of netizens nationwide after they tried their hand at the “Tetris Challenge,” the latest global internet craze.

ASEAN & WORLD

Emperor Naruhito delivers his speech during the enthronement ceremony where he officially proclaims his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. Photo: Kazuhiro Nogi / Pool Photo via AP

Japanese Emperor Naruhito Ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

TOKYO (AP) — Three booming cheers of "Banzai!" rang out Tuesday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo as Naruhito formally declared his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne as the nation's 126th emperor.

5G Users in China Projected to Reach 600 Million by 2025

SHANGHAI (Xinhua) — China will have over 600 million 5G subscribers by 2025, accounting for nearly 40 percent of the global total, Sihan Bo Chen, head of GSMA Greater China, told Xinhua on Monday.

Chinese Electric Buses Drive Green Transportation in Finland

HELSINKI (Xinhua) — With a striking charging plug pattern on its side, the blue-and-white bus runs quietly, making almost zero noise. Looking carefully, one may spot the Chinese logos on the car glass.
In this June 14, 2019 photo, Jorgji Ilia, 71, stands on the shore of the Vjosa River after collecting water from a small spring in the village of Kanikol, Albania. "There is nothing else better than the river," the retired schoolteacher says. "The Vjosa gives beauty to our village." Photo: Felipe Dana / AP

One of Europe’s Last Wild Rivers Is in Danger of Being Tamed

ALONG THE VJOSA RIVER (AP) — Under a broad plane tree near Albania's border with Greece, Jorgji Ilia fills a battered flask from one of the Vjosa River's many springs.
Japan's Emperor Naruhito, in a white robe, leaves after praying at “Kashikodokoro”, one of three shrines at the Imperial Palace, in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. Emperor Naruhito visited three Shinto shrines at the Imperial Palace before proclaiming himself Japan’s 126th emperor in an enthronement ceremony. Photo: Kyodo News via AP

Japan’s Naruhito to Proclaim Himself Emperor at Palace Rite

TOKYO (AP) — Emperor Naruhito visited three Shinto shrines at the Imperial Palace on Tuesday before proclaiming himself Japan's emperor in an enthronement ceremony.
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