Archive For October 31, 2018

A Huge Loss To World Football After Leicester Helicopter Tragedy

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A Huge Loss To World Football After Leicester Helicopter Tragedy

The Times Group would like to send their sincere condolences to the family of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and to the families of the other people who tragically lost their lives. In the aftermath of the terrible helicopter crash, much has been said and written about Khun Vichai. He was universally liked and admired in both Thailand…

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Foreign Woman Caught “Peeing” In The Street In Bangkok Fined 2,000 Bht

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Foreign Woman Caught “Peeing” In The Street In Bangkok Fined 2,000 Bht

The woman caught on camera peeing in the street in Bangkok from a yellow cab has been found and fined. Police found her and took a further sample for drug testing. Thong Lor police swung into action when they realized the misdemeanor was committed near the Asoke intersection heading to Klong Toei that is in…

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More Graffiti By Foreigners At Chiang Mai Beauty Spot

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More Graffiti By Foreigners At Chiang Mai Beauty Spot

Chiang Mai authorities are furious that a cave has been ruined by graffiti from foreign tourists. They have threatened to prosecute and seek jail terms for anyone who is caught. The latest damage comes to Thailand’s nature after teens from Liverpool and Canada spray-painted a historic wall in the northern Thai city. Foreign names were…

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Briton Facing Jail Following Graffiti Charge In Chiang Mai Is Full Of Remorse

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Briton Facing Jail Following Graffiti Charge In Chiang Mai Is Full Of Remorse

A British man who was arrested earlier this week for vandalising the 800 year old Tha Phae gate in Chiang Mai says he has “been an idiot”. Lee Furlong, 23, was caught on CCTV spraying ‘Scousse Lee’ onto the historic wall at 4am on Thursday morning. The young man from Liverpool, who even managed to…

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Thousands Of Thai Women Have Become Victims After Agreeing Marriage Of Convenience

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Thousands Of Thai Women Have Become Victims After Agreeing Marriage Of Convenience

Thai media reported that police are investigating thousands of cases where Thai women accepted marriage offers from foreigners they never met to make money. The money was offered by agents and was as little as 3,000 baht. But the women were desperate for cash and were under the impression that they would be able to…

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Scouser Faces Ten Year Jail Sentence For Graffiti In Chiang Mai

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Scouser Faces Ten Year Jail Sentence For Graffiti In Chiang Mai

Thai media reported that two people are in custody after the spray paint inscription “Scouser Lee B” appeared on the historic Tha Pae gate in Chiang Mai. One of them is 23 year old Lee Furlong from Liverpool. The other is Brittney Schneider, also 23, from Canada. The pair were staying at the Mad Monkey…

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Thai Airways To Investigate “Deadhead Pilots” Row

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Thai Airways To Investigate “Deadhead Pilots” Row

Thai Airways have promised a full investigation after a flight from Zurich to Bangkok was delayed for more than two hours. Many people online were demanding: Who was to blame? An argument developed with two first class passengers who were asked to give up their seats to what is known as “deadhead pilots”. These are…

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New Google Translate Feature Lets You Use Your Smartphone Camera To Translate Thai

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New Google Translate Feature Lets You Use Your Smartphone Camera To Translate Thai

A new update to Google Translate lets you use your smartphone camera to translate printed text in real time. The update means you can now translate text printed on menus, road signs, billboards or pretty much anything you can take a photo of. The feature was first launched by Google in 2015, but has now…

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Boy Gets On His Bike To Flee Beatings And Is Reunited With His Mother

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Boy Gets On His Bike To Flee Beatings And Is Reunited With His Mother

No-one knew what a 14-year-old boy had in mind when he decided to ride a bicycle from the house where he lived with his father in Pathum Thani province on Saturday. One thing was for sure, however – he could no longer tolerate alleged repeated assaults by his stepmother. The boy, whose name has been…

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Thai Cave Rescue Boys On The Ellen Show Meeting Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Thai Cave Rescue Boys On The Ellen Show Meeting Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The twelve boys and their football coach who were rescued from a cave in Chiang Rai have made their first studio appearance on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show in the United States. During the interview the boys, who are part of the ‘Wild Boars’ football academy were surprised by their hero, former Juventus, Inter Milan,…

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