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New exhibit showcases Lincoln’s letter to Thai king

Bangkok (AP) — Elephants are Thailand's national animal, so it's only natural that HM King Mongkut in 1861 offered to send a pair to...

Lexus tops vehicle dependability study for 7th straight year

Detroit (AP) - Lexus is the most dependable vehicle brand for the seventh consecutive year in J.D. Power’s annual survey. Porsche, Buick, Infiniti and Kia...

Bangkok chokes in polluted haze

Bangkok (AP) — A cloud of unhealthy haze has settled across the Thai capital, shrouding the gilded temples and towering skyscrapers that draw millions...

Activists who protested government surrender to police

Bangkok (AP) — Nearly three dozen democracy activists turned themselves in to police Thursday after being summoned in connection with a protest calling for...

Former police chief admits 300M baht loan from brothel owner

Bangkok (AP) - Thailand's former national police chief has acknowledged he borrowed 300 million baht from a brothel owner who is wanted on human...

PM tells reporters to quiz cardboard mock-up

Bangkok (AP) — The Prime Minister evaded journalists' questions on Monday by bringing out a life-sized cardboard cutout of himself and telling reporters to...

Bangkok temple among ice festival sculptures

Harbin, China (AP) — Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among landmarks featured in the world's...

Truman Capote’s early stories worthwhile for fans

The Early Stories of Truman Capote” collects 14 short fiction pieces by the writer, including some that were published in his high school newspaper...

Thai customs seizes 15 luxury cars reported stolen in UK

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai customs officials said on Friday they have seized 15 of 42 luxury cars that British authorities said were stolen and...

Police arrest British journalist for possessing armor

Police arrested a British journalist at a Bangkok airport on Tuesday and charged him with arms possession for attempting to carry protective gear onto...

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Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses border to meet his rival

Goyang, South Korea (AP) — With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history...

Highway 7 toll collection starts at 5 Pattaya-area gates

PATTAYA - The end of Songkran marked the start of full operation for five new toll booths along Highway 7 with only minor problems reported...

Police to open center to suppress online soccer gambling

Bangkok - As the 2018 FIFA World Cup fast approaches, the Royal Thai Police (RTP) are to open a center to suppress online soccer...

Rayong officials crackdown on coastline encroachments

Rayong - Local officials in Rayong province have inspected Khao Laem Ya–Mu Ko Samet National Park to crackdown on coastline encroachment. Authorities visited 4.48 hectares...

South Korea increases quota for Thai workers to 7,000

Bangkok - South Korea is recruiting 7,000 Thai nationals to work in the country this year. Labor Minister Pol. Gen. Adul Saengsingkaew visited a testing...

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