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Police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

Bangkok (AP) —Police have raided several factories near Bangkok that were allegedly processing illegally imported electronic waste in a sign that China's crackdown on...

DPM Wissanu says embezzlement case doesn’t tarnish Buddhism

Bangkok - Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said the arrests of senior monks, who were allegedly involved in the embezzlement of state fund for...

Govt unveils reconciliation mascot Nong Kiao Koi

Bangkok - The government has unveiled a mascot, Nong Kiao Koi, as a new ambassador of reconciliation. The debut of Nong Kiao Koi took place...
Gen Prawit Wongsuwan.

Gen Prawit explains hike in fuel prices

Bangkok - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has confirmed the price of diesel rocketing to 30 baht per liter...

S. Korea relieved about Trump-Kim summit revival efforts

Seoul, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Saturday expressed cautious relief about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and...

Let’s go!

Dear Hillary, I am thinking about making the relationship with my GF more permanent.  She has been hinting for a few weeks now.  We’ve been...

Rejuvenation classes

Dear Hillary, Have you noticed that Thai women look much younger than they really are.  I have been caught out a few times with women...

As long as she’s 18?

Dear Hillary, How important is the age difference between a Thai woman and a European man?  I’m not talking about 10-20 years year difference but...

Ursula Undress?

Dear Hillary, I never thought of myself as a prude, but what do you think of the way these girls dress round here.  Or maybe...

More signs, less noise at Nongprue toll booth please

Dear Editor, The completion of the toll road from Pattaya to Bangkok is a major achievement and will no doubt improve the lives of many...

Calling upon City Hall

Editor; I have been visiting Thailand for the past 14 years and a resident for the past 2+ years and have never understood why Pattaya...

Pick up the trash, will ya – 2

Editor; A number of home owners in the Horseshoe Point area complained to the Pong town office about trash not being collected for more than...

Jomtien beach upgrades being neglected

Editor; The costly upgrades at Jomtien Beach Road and Dongtan Beach are being neglected. The lights of the Pattaya Jomtien Beach Road sign are not...

Froome pulls off audacious attack to take Giro lead

Bardonecchia, Italy (AP) — Chris Froome produced one of the great performances of his career, attacking alone on a gravel road up a grueling...

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Odds and Ends – May 25, 2018 – May 31, 2018

Rescuers bitten after mistaking bobcats for domestic kittens San Antonio (AP) — Three well-meaning people suffered bites when the kittens they rescued after hearing them mewling...

Odds and Ends – May 18, 2018 – May 24, 2018

Blind, howling pug’s apology to neighbor makes noise online Pittsburgh (AP) — A Pittsburgh pug’s apology for his separation anxiety-induced howling is making some noise. The...