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Koh Larn studies navy’s trash-processing method

PATTAYA - Koh Larn officials may adopt a method used by the Royal Thai Navy to help resolve the island’s trash crisis. Island headsman Booncherd Boonying...

Police say they have car ex-prime minister used to flee

Bangkok (AP) —Police on Friday examined a car they believe was used to help former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country ahead of...

Satun hit by third and most severe bout of flooding

Satun, south Thailand - Satun province has been hit by its third and most severe wave of flooding this year with residents put on...

Bomb kills 4 soldiers, wounds 6 in southern Thailand

Hat Yai (AP) — A roadside bomb killed four army rangers and wounded five other rangers and a civilian Friday in the nation's insurgency-plagued...

Royal crematorium close to completion

Bangkok - Deputy Prime Minister Gen Thanasak Patimaprakorn, has visited Sanam Luang royal plaza to observe the construction of the royal crematorium, along with...

Bikes in the tunnel

Dear Hillary, I read that you finally got your tunnel open. Well done! And it was only three years too! I see that not only...

Looking on the dark side of life

Dear Hillary, (In response to a contributor suggesting older ladies for foreigners, rather than the younger ones.) The odds of a woman over thirty getting...

Cheap eats

Dear Hillary, Re the couple who wanted to know where to eat. I suggest Apex and Lek hotels buffets as each have at least 30...

Beauty salons in the village

Dear Hillary, You seem to be on the side of the bar girls, making excuses for them, to make us feel sorry for them. Well...

Stop Dongtan Beach renovation

Editor; I am an Australian who often visits Jomtien. I really dislike the renovations at Dongtan Beach. This is not a quality renovation. Money is...

Can nothing be done about Wong Amat Beach?

Editor; This is what Wong Amat Beach looks like every morning at low tide. It saddens me, can nothing be done about it?  Most of...

Fasten your seatbelts

Editor; Thank you for the excellent newspaper! Please allow me a few comments to the article, “American flight underscores hazards posed by turbulence”, August 28,...

Queues lose tourists

Editor; Queues of up to five hours to get through Airport Immigration and filthy beaches are not going to encourage foreign tourists to visit Thailand...

Thomas tied for lead as $10 million comes into view

Justin Thomas, right, watches his shot after teeing off on the sixth hole as Jordan Spieth steps up to hit during the second round...

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Texas woman jailed after slipping cuffs, stealing police SUV Lufkin, Texas (AP) - A Texas woman is being held on several charges after she slipped...

Odds and Ends – Friday September 15 – September 21, 2017

Lottery retires machine that printed record $758.7M ticket Chicopee, Mass. (AP) - Lottery ticket buyers hoping to use the same Massachusetts machine as the recent $758.7...