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Thailand man takes injured cockroach to the vet for treatment, wins praise

It is pretty common for people to kill or hurt insects, especially cockroaches. But when a man in Thailand spotted an injured cockroach, he took it to the vet for treatment. A Facebook post shared by a doctor has raised many eyebrows after he shared details about his unusual patient Dr Thanu Limpapattanawanich is a […]

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Thailand Covid-19 Surge: 70% of daily new infections found in prisons

Thailand reported the highest daily record of 9,635 new coronavirus cases on Monday with more than 70 percent of the cases among people in prison, as the Southeast Asian country scrambles contain a third wave of the virus. Thailand’s COVID-19 task force said 6,853 of the new cases came from the country’s notoriously overcrowded jails, […]

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Thai woman dies of ‘electric shock’ while playing video game on charging smartphone

A 54-year-old woman in Thailand died after getting electrocuted from her new phone while charging it. The woman has been identified as Yooyen Saenprasert, a resident of Udon Thani province in northeastern Thailand. She received the said smartphone as a birthday gift two days before from her husband Praiwan Saenprasert. Her husband found her lifeless […]

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Monk rescued from flooded cave in Thailand four days after he went inside to meditate

Thai rescue crew freed a Buddhist monk from a flooded cave, four days after he went inside to meditate. The monk, who was on a pilgrimage, entered the cave in Thailand’s Phitsanulok province on Saturday, rescuers say. But an unseasonal rainstorm struck the area on Sunday, causing water levels to rise and flood the cave. […]

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Thailand’s Phuket residents jump ahead of Covid-19 vaccination queue to boost tourism sector

Thailand’s tourism sector has jumped to the head of the COVID-19 vaccination line, with the country’s most popular resort island embarking on a mass inoculation programme two months ahead of the rest of the country. The island of Phuket aims to deliver shots to at least 460,000 people – most of its population – as […]

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Thailand: Three-storey house collapses in Bangkok, 5 dead

A burnt-out three-storey house collapsed on the outskirts of the Thai capital Bangkok on Saturday, killing at least five people. The building caught fire on Saturday morning and was put out about an hour later, media reports said. The cause of the fire was unknown. Social media videos show he scorched, blackened building collapsing amid a […]

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Burglar who broke into house falls asleep, woken up by cops

A burglar who had broken into a house in Thailand to steal valuables became tired and fell asleep. But in an unfortunate twist for him, the house belonged to a police officer. The burglar was woken up from his slumber by the cop and he was arrested for trespassing. The burglar had broken into the house […]

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Thailand: Riot police clash with protesters over monarchy reform

Police in Thailand used water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters in Bangkok who gathered demanding reform of the monarchy and the release of pro-democracy activist leaders. Thai police dressed in riot gear pushed back about 1,500 protesters who had pulled down part of a barricade of shipping containers outside the Grand Palace. Police […]

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Thai PM sprays reporters with disinfectant after getting upset with questions at news conference

The Prime Minister of Thailand sanitized members of the press after fielding a slew of questions from journalists at his weekly news conference in Bangkok. Upset with a final question about a possible Cabinet reshuffle, PM Prayuth Chan-ocha, told reporters to mind their own business, he then grabbed a container of alcohol mist and doused […]

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Woman finds whale vomit worth $250,000 used in making perfumes near her beach house

A woman in Thailand found whale vomit worth almost USD $250,000 while walking near her beach house. Siriporn Niamrin, 49, was taking a stroll along the beach after a rainstorm when she spotted a strange looking huge mass wash up on the coast of Nakhon Si Thammarat province in southern Thailand on February 23. Siriporn, […]

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Thai police arrest 89 foreign tourists partying, breaching COVID rules

Thailand police arrested 89 foreign nationals on suspicion of breaching coronavirus restrictions after raiding a party at a bar on a popular resort island in southern Thailand. 22 Thai were also detained in the raid at 360 Bar on Koh Phangan, which is in the Gulf of Thailand off of Surat Thani. Attendants and organizers […]

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Man who drove his car onto Bangkok airport runway claims to have taken ‘wrong turn’

A man in Thailand drove his car right onto an active airport runway, shocking airport staff. The motorist under the influence of drugs, drove his car towards a plane which had just landed at the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. The video was filmed by ground staff. “I don’t know how the car made it onto the […]