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Toon resumes run after break, donations top B725m

Artiwara "Toon" Kongmalai offers a wai before resuming his charity run in Chai Nat province about 2am on Tuesday. CHAI NAT: Rock singer Artiwara "Toon" Kongmalai resumed his marathon charity run early Tuesday morning after taking a rest break on Sunday and Monday to recover from a cold.



Wild elephants making life hard for these villagers

Prathueang Numnoi sits on one of her uprooted prime durian trees, knocked down by wild elephants raiding her orchard in Hua Hin district, Prachuap Khiri Khan. PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Prathueang Numnoi, 69, was shocked to find at least six prime, 12-year-old durian trees in her orchard in Hua Hin district had been knocked down and the fruit stolen when she arrived to water them on Monday morning.



India-Myanmar-Thailand car rally completes first leg

New Delhi, Dec 12 - The second India-Myanmar-Thailand Motor Rally completed its first leg from Guwahati to Bangkok on December 3 and is now on its return journey, an official statement said on Tuesday. According to the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways , the rally was flagged off from Guwahati on November 25 with 50 participants, including five women, in 20 SUVs.



Police link arrested Hells Angel to drugs and murder

Some of the assets seized from Hells Angels gang member Luke Cook and his Thai wife displayed at the Royal Thai Police Office in Bangkok during a news briefing on Tuesday. Police have drawn a connection between an Australian Hells Angels gang member arrested for alleged smuggling of crystal methamphetamine and the murder of a compatriot found buried in Chon Buri province in 2015.



Club sex promo probed

A nightclub in Maha Sarakham is facing a probe after a post went viral suggesting it was promoting sex with its staff. to claim the free case of alcohol if they could provide evidence of having had sex with a staff member.



Nakhon Si Thammarat airport reopens

Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport reopened Tuesday after it was forced to close for three days due to flooding on its runway. The Department of Airports Deputy Director-General, Jaroon Meesomboon, along with Nakhon Si Thammarat airport Director Suksawas Suwanno and airport staff welcomed 157 passengers who arrived on the first Nok Air flight to the airport from Bangkok on Tuesday morning.



Boy, 12, won't see 'mother he misses terribly' this...

Kanyarat Williams had hoped to travel from Thailand to Llandudno to join husband Kevin and son Luke for festive period using a tourist visa A 12-year-old boy won't see his mother this Christmas after the Home Office rejected her visa applications to visit him and his Dad in Wales. Kanyarat Williams had hoped to travel from Thailand to Llandudno to join her husband Kevin and son Luke for the festive period and applied twice for a tourist visa.



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Family desperate to bring son home after devastating bike crash in Thailand

Family and friends of a man left with life-changing injuries after crashing his bicycle in Thailand need to raise A 45,000 to bring him home. He has been travelling in the South-East Asian country as part of a round-the-world trip with friends.



Australian's leg amputated after Thailand scooter crash

'I have no regrets': Scooter-riding Australian tourist has her leg amputated after her limb was torn apart when she was hit by a bus in Thailand An Australian tourist who was hit by a bus in Thailand has 'no regrets' about having her leg amputated almost a month after the horrific accident. Stacey Liddle, from Brisbane , was celebrating her 30th birthday when she was knocked off her scooter near Phuket, leaving her leg with multiple fractures.



Flood In Six Provinces In Thailand Remains Critical

Thailand Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Director General, Chayapol Thitisak said flood situation in six southern provinces remains critical, Thai News Agency reported. The Department is working with other departments to coordinate relief efforts and had mobilised water pumps to the critical areas.



Collaborating on happiness

Soil has been piled up and from afar it looks like a red hill. Frangipani trees without leaves or flowers stand around the foothill as if guarding it from intruders.



An eclectic triumph

Four years after its inception, the Feroci Philharmonic Winds of Silpakorn University's Faculty of Music is no longer a stranger to Thai audiences. After performing countless concerts, last week at the Main Hall, Thailand Culture Centre, the Feroci Philharmonic hosted a concert to honour His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun and to express gratitude to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.



Rescuing boys from Thailand's northern sex trade

For five years Krit worked in seedy bars and dingy massage joints in Chiang Mai's red light district [Clare Wiley/Al Jazeera] - Krit hangs out near McDonald's most days, polishing the hood of his green tuk-tuk and waiting for customers. He can make as much as 3,000 Thai baht in a day driving tourists around this northern city.



Funeral held for Thai cadet at centre of army abuse scandal

The mother, father and sister of Pakapong Tanyakan, a first year cadet in the Thai army, attend his funeral, saying an autopsy showed signs of being phsyically assaulted. CHON BURI, Thailand: A Thai army recruit whose death captured national attention after his organs were removed in mysterious circumstances showed signs of being physically assaulted, his family said on Sunday , citing the results of an autopsy ahead of the teenager's funeral.



Nakhon Ratchasima to relocate Royal Crematorium replica

Work started in Nakhon Ratchasima province on Sunday to remove the replica of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol's Royal Crematorium from in front of city hall to be reassembled and installed at an appropriate site for public viewing in Muang district. The provincial committee, which will meet on Tuesday, is yet to decide where the replica will be installed, with it likely to be one of the four royal temples, Wat Phra Narai Maharat, Wat Bueng, Wat Payap or Wat Sudtajinda.



Shoring up defences

ISLAND OF PRAYER: Coastal erosion has been so severe that Wat Khun Samut Chin is swallowed by the sea. The village of Ban Khun Samut Chin has long looked uncertainly towards its future.





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