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UN says plague cases in Madagascar almost doubled in 5 days

United Nations (AP) — The number of plague cases in Madagascar has almost doubled over the last five days and medical experts project the...

AIDS tests offered for princess’ birthday

Two sex workers and transgender groups offered free HIV and AIDS tests to honor HRH Princess Soamsawalee for her 60th birthday. Representatives from the Sisters...

Oduya’s presence highlights charity hockey game

Dallas Stars defensemen Johnny Oduya recently stopped off in Thailand on his way back to his native Sweden and agreed to play in a...

Chonburi Red Cross sponsors ordination for youths on school break

Youths on school break were encouraged to join the monkhood for their summer recess at an ordination ceremony organized by the Chonburi Red Cross....

Kanchanaburi organizes River Kwai Bridge and Red Cross Fair 2015

KANCHANABURI -- Kanchanaburi Governor Sak Somboonto has announced that Kanchanaburi will present the River Kwai Bridge and Red Cross Fair 2015 from November 28...

57 restock Red Cross at Pattaya blood drive

Nearly 60 people helped restock Thai Red Cross blood banks with a post-New Year’s blood drive in North Pattaya. The Jan. 5 event at...

12-year-old hero given 5,000 baht from Red Cross

A Chonburi 12-year-old who threw himself in front of a car to shield his younger sister was rewarded by the Chonburi Red Cross with...

Chonburi Red Cross donates 1.1 million baht in scholarships

The Chonburi Red Cross handed out a million baht in scholarships and provided kids living far from school free bicycles. Red Cross Vice-President Sasithorn...

Prayers, parades mark HM Queen Sirikit’s 81st birthday

A sea of blue, illuminated by the soft glow of yellow candles, forms in front of the stage at Bali Hai pier to pay...

1,000 Buddhists chant 3 days in Red Cross ‘ultimate prayer’ event

More than 1,000 Chonburi residents chanted “the ultimate prayer” for three days and nights to mark Asalaha Bucha Day and the start of Buddhist...

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Long holiday draws crowds to Pattaya

It wasn’t officially a five-day weekend, but that didn’t stop Thai tourists from making the most of the Buddhist holidays, even if it required...

Pattaya fails at quelling Bali Hai taxi chaos

A meeting aimed at ending the public-transport chaos at Bali Hai Pier failed, with evidence quickly emerging online that nothing has changed. Officials held a...

Krabi fishermen object to east coast fishermen fishing on west coast

Krabi - Commercial fishing boat operators and fishermen in Krabi have filed a request for the National Fisheries Association of Thailand to reconsider and...

United States ready to work with Thai government

Bangkok - The Secretary of State of the United States of America, Mike Pompeo, has congratulated the new government of Thailand, expressing the readiness...

Strong quake hits near Greek capital of Athens, 4 hurt

Athens, Greece (AP) — A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital's streets...