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Friday, October 19, 2018

Kingdom celebrates Chulalongkorn Day Oct 23

Chulalongkorn Day, October 23, is a national holiday and ceremonies will be performed throughout Thailand to mark the day that the great King passed...

China orders evacuations after landslide blocks Tibet river

Beijing (AP) — Around 6,000 people have been evacuated following a landslide in Tibet that blocked the flow of one of the region's key...

Security tightened for Sri Lankan leader amid alleged plot

Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP) — Authorities have tightened security for Sri Lanka's president as police investigate an alleged plot to assassinate him, officials said...

Manhunt in Crimea for possible accomplice in school attack

Moscow (AP) — Authorities on the Crimean Peninsula were searching for a possible accomplice of the student who carried out a shooting and bomb...

Indonesia drops disinfectant on quake-obliterated villages

Jakarta, Indonesia (AP) — Helicopters are dropping disinfectant on neighborhoods in the earthquake- and tsunami-stricken city of Palu to reduce disease risks from the...

Heart to Heart – Friday October 19, 2018 – October 25,...

Man from the wood yard Dear Hillary, I’ve been with this girl for about three months and it was a no-hassle relationship. Now here’s my question,...

It’s only $2,000 till next month

Dear Hillary, I see letters to you every week and most of them deal with money. Farangs being called ATM’s, loans needed, “salaries” for live-in...

Looking for a lawyer

Dear Hillary, My girlfriend was living with another foreigner 10 years ago in Bangkok. He was doing some real estate deals, and at one point...

Picking a lady

Dear Hillary, Is it always confusing when a chap is trying to take out a “proper” Thai lady, rather than one of the girls from...

UK embassy rushes in

Editor; At the time of writing (October 12), it appears that the British embassy’s decision to cease issuing income verification letters for one-year extensions of...

Give children safe secure area, not muddy pit filled with cars

Editor; Pattaya No. 8 school right in the centre of South Pattaya used to have a large playing field for all the children. Now it...

Jomtien Beach Upgrades – Done Wrong

Editor; Are there government inspectors for the paving stone projects being performed at Jomtien Beach? The projects fail to meet common construction requirements. The sand...

Appeal to British expats

Editor; I would be grateful if you would once again allow me to appeal to British expats. Our pensions are frozen if we live in...

NFL happy with more scoring, close games

New York (AP) — Plenty of scoring and close games are good for business in the NFL. Teams are scoring at a record pace. The...

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Odds and Ends – Friday October 19, 2018 – October 25, 2018

Man wins woman’s weight in beer at wife-carrying contest Newry, Maine (AP) - Baseball’s fall classic focuses on an American pastime. A Maine ski resort has...

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Man arrested for chasing after plane at Dublin Airport London (AP) - An Irish man who missed his flight at Dublin Airport was arrested for running...

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