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Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Canadian man shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck Wednesday at a Michigan airport, and...

UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States...

US warship clash site known for congested nighttime traffic

TOKYO (AP) — The site of a fatal collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship off Japan's coast is notorious for...

New restrictions set on visiting Peru’s famed Machu Picchu

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Travelers wanting a glimpse of Peru's famed Machu Picchu will be restricted to visiting during morning or afternoon tours in...

Thais mourn HM King Rama IX

BANGKOK - Thais from all corners of the country have journeyed to the Grand Palace to pay their respects to His Majesty the late...

No More! Amen!

Do you get bombarded with letters asking you to say Amen after their post. This can be asking for money, to asking you to...

One for the road

Dear Hillary, Is it right that it is harmful to your liver to swap drinks? Mates say you are OK as long as you stick...

Down on working girls?

Dear Hillary, I’ve been reading you for some time and it seams (sic) to me that you’ve got a down on the bar girls. Why?...

What? No tattoos!

Dear Hillary, I married my Thai fiancée after a year of engagement. She is a professional lady and we have always done everything in a...

Empty land article follow up

Editor; Re: Property owners told to fence off vacant land (PM May 19, 2017) - We contacted City Hall today about this vacant plot of...

Night stalkers

Editor; I would like to thank City Hall for the changes they have recently made on Beach Road. The number one thoroughfare in Pattaya for...

A complete load of rubbish

Editor; Re: Somtam slowly killing many Thais, cancer center says (PM May 5, 2017) - This is a complete load of rubbish. First the so...

Ziplines don’t destroy environment

Dear Sir, I have long regarded the Bangkok Post as a very reputable newspaper, possibly one of South East Asia’s finest newspapers. However, the article written...

Tsonga the latest star attraction eliminated at Queen’s

London (AP) — Another star attraction was eliminated from the Queen's grass-court tournament when fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga lost to Gilles Muller 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday...

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How do you move 40,000 bees? Carefully, with just 3 stings Fredericksburg, Va. (AP) - With just three stings and no serious injuries, two beekeepers have...

Brewing company creates beer in honor of baby hippo Fiona

Cincinnati (AP) -The Cincinnati Zoo’s prematurely born hippo named Fiona is getting a new beer in her honor.Listermann Brewing Company is releasing a Team...