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Two dead as ‘unprecedented’ Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster...

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Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, killing one even before making landfall and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of...

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Typhoon Hagibis approach brings strong waves to Japan’s shore

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis brings strong waves to the southern tip of Japan’s Izu Peninsula. It is forecast to crash...

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Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and China

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that his summit with Chinese leader Xi Xinping would launch a “new...

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Bhumjaithai ministers threaten to quit if controversial herbicides are not banned

Increasing pressure was applied to the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) when Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister...

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Kenya’s Kipchoge busts mythical two-hour marathon barrier

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge on Saturday made history, busting the mythical two-hour barrier for the marathon on a specially prepared...

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Army chief does not expect everyone to believe him, says Army spokesman

Army Commander-in-Chief General Apirat Kongsompong did not force or expect anyone to believe in what he said yesterday about...

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Thanathorn says General Apirat’s controversial speech may fuel hatred among Thais

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit expressed concern today (Saturday) that Army Command-in-Chief General Apirat Kongsompong’s speech, given at...

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One dead as Typhoon Hagibis takes aim at Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis on Saturday claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as potentially record-breaking rains and high winds sparked...

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Live cameras at many of Japan’s landmarks show the effects of Typhoon Hagibis in real-time

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis churned towards Japan on Saturday, heading straight towards the capital with potentially record-breaking rains and sparking evacuation orders,...

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Power outages, evacuations as Typhoon Hagibis takes aim at Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis churned towards Japan on Saturday, heading straight towards the capital with potentially record-breaking rains and sparking evacuation orders,...

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Economic cabinet approves stimulus package to boost tourism

The economic ministers today approved a stimulus package for the last quarter of the year to boost the tourism...

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Thanathorn defends himself against accusations of meddling in with Hong Kong protests

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has denied that he has any connections with political groups in Hong Kong...

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NATO chief calls on Turkey to show ‘restraint’ in Syria operation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expressed “serious concerns” on Friday about Turkey’s ongoing operation against Kurdish forces in Syria...

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Ratchanok cleared of doping charge by BWF

Ratchanok Intanon, 5th in the world rankings, has been cleared of a doping charge by the Badminton World Federation...

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Indonesia minister stabbed by IS-linked pair

Two members of an IS-linked terror network stabbed Indonesia’s chief security minister Wiranto on Thursday, the intelligence head said, as...

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Ex-foreign minister Surapong given two-year suspended prison term

Former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul was today sentenced to a two-year suspended prison term and fined 200,000 baht for...

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Two marine parks in southern Thailand declared ASEAN heritage parks

Two national parks in southern Thailand have been recognized as ASEAN heritage parks at this week’s 15th ASEAN environment...

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Supreme Court president asked to probe Supreme Court acquittal of 6 police over drug suspect’s murder

The mother of one of the 2,500 dead victims of the war on drugs, launched 14 years ago by...

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Opposition to nuclear reactor project in Nakhon Nayok province

A group of residents of Ongkharak district in Nakhon Nayok province are camping in front of the Thailand Nuclear...

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Iraqi PM pledges reforms to calm angry protests

The Iraqi government announced a series of reforms early Sunday after an “extraordinary” session overnight in response to sweeping...

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Over half of Thais feel Government’s performance unchanged – Suan Dusit Poll

Over half of the respondents to a Suan Dusit Poll feel that the performance of the pre and post-election...

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Opposition files complaint to CSD police against 4th Army Region commander

Opposition parties today lodged a complaint with Crime Suppression Division police (CSD) accusing the commander of the Fourth Army...

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Xi and Kim hail ‘immortal’ China-North Korea relationship

Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised to promote a “long-term, sound and stable” relationship with North Korea, state news agency Xinhua...

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Hong Kong court rejects mask ban challenge as fresh protests break out

A Hong Kong court rejected on Sunday a challenge to an emergency law criminalising protesters wearing face masks as democracy activists hit...

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Drones used to find two elephants which climbed out of Haew Narok waterfall ravine

Park officials have deployed drones to search for two wild elephants, which climbed out of the ravine at Haew...

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Hong Kong braces for more protests as lawmakers go to court

The majority of Hong Kong’s subway stations remained closed Sunday as the city braced for more protests with pro-democracy activists vowing...

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Hong Kong protesters defy mask ban as city grinds to halt

Masked pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong in defiance of a ban on face coverings as much of the city ground to...

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Baghdad curfew lifted but Iraq on alert for new protests

A curfew was lifted in Baghdad on Saturday following days of protests which have left nearly 100 dead, but...

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Pheu Thai calls on government to probe alleged meddling in judicial affairs

The Pheu Thai party is urging the government to investigate alleged meddling with the judiciary after a judge in...

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PM hints at second phase of “Chim-Shop-Chai” scheme

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has hinted that the government may launch the second phase of the “Chim-Shop-Chai” (Eat-Shop-Spend) scheme,...

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Haew Narok waterfall declared off-limits after six elephants fell to their deaths

Haew Narok waterfall, in Khao Yai national park, has been closed to all as of today (Saturday) after six...

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International experiences to meet sustainable transport

Thai PBS World: October 4, 2019 : international experiences to meet sustainable transport

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Hong Kong mask ban sparks violent clashes, rail shutdown

Hong Kong’s entire mass transit rail system was suspended on Saturday after a night of violence sparked by a ban...

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Malaysian PM says Hong Kong leader should quit

Malaysia’s prime minister said Friday Hong Kong’s embattled leader should resign over the city’s increasingly violent pro-democracy protests and warned China...

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Clashes in Hong Kong as face masks banned under rare emergency powers

Hong Kong’s leader invoked colonial-era emergency powers Friday to ban protesters wearing face masks, but the move aimed at quelling...

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Judge shoots self in court after being forced to change verdict

A judge, Mr. Kanakorn Pianchana, shot himself in the chest in an apparent suicide attempt after delivering a verdict...

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Opposition claims they have not considered amending Constitution Section 1

Opposition parties have distanced themselves from Kasetsart University lecturer Mrs. Chalita Bandhywong, who has come under heavy online criticism...

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Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban protester face masks

Hong Kong’s leader invoked colonial-era emergency powers Friday to ban protesters wearing face masks, but the move aimed at quelling...

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Navy says ฿112m mansion to be guest house for VIP visitors and official residence of navy chief

The Royal Thai Navy has dismissed widespread online criticism that it is wasting taxpayers’ money by building a 112m...

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas after storming shopping mall

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Sunday to break up pro-democracy protesters who trashed...

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Pheu Thai MP seeks police protection after being assaulted by fellow MP in the parliament compound

Pheu Thai MP for Maha Sarakham province has sought police protection after he was allegedly assaulted by a fellow...

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Dab Teng transferred and under disciplinary probe in connection with Billy’s murder

A police officer, accused of intimidating the wife of a former staffer of Kaeng Krachan national park in Phetchaburi...

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DPM Somkid admits he no longer controls national economic affairs

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said today that he is no longer directly in charge of Thailand’s national economic...

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Opposition spokesman says he would not have appointed Thammanat as a minister

Opposition spokesman Adisorn Piangkate said today (Monday) that he would not have appointed Captain Thammanat Prompow as deputy agriculture...

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DSI chief expects Billy’s murder case to be concluded sooner than predicted

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is expected to conclude its investigation into the murder of Karen human rights...

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HK police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping...

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Future Forward warned not to touch Thaksin issue in its attempt to change the Constitution

The Future Forward party leader has been warned, by the Thailand Development Research Institute’s (TDRI) president Dr. Somkiat Tangkitvanich,...

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Business News

Most poll respondents doubt charter amendments would help boost economy

Most poll respondents do not believe that Thailand’s economy will improve if the Constitution is amended because they are...

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Illegally held Sor Por Kor land plots will be taken back and re-allocated to the landless poor

Thailand’s deputy Agriculture Minister Thammanat Promphao has vowed to seize all the Sor Por Kor land plots, or land...

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Motorcyclists demand the right to use under and overpasses in Bangkok

About 500 motorcyclists rallied in front of the City Hall in Bangkok on Sunday to demand the right to...

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Amid fears of higher Dorian death toll, islanders vie to leave

Bahamians scrambled to escape the islands hardest-hit by Dorian, which has killed at least 43 people, while the storm...

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Treasure in the Garbage Dump

Is it true that selling waste can produce a big income? Is it true that some people bought a...

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Business News World

China’s exports fall in August as US trade war rumbles

China’s exports fell by 1.0 percent on-year in August, official data showed Sunday, amid a bruising trade war with...

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HK protesters, waving Stars and Stripes, call on Trump to ‘liberate’ city

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of Hong Kong protesters on Sunday chanted the US national anthem and called on...

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Top UK minister quits in new Brexit blow to PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson received a fresh blow Saturday when senior minister Amber Rudd quit her work and...

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Hong Kong police fend off airport protest after night of violence

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police checked people traveling to the airport for passports and air tickets on...

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Future Forward party secures new venue for its political panel discussion

The Future Forward party has secured a new venue for its political panel discussion, to be hosted by party...

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Ex- poll commissioner Somchai discloses why he rejected Yingluck government’s BAAC’s 20Bn baht loan

A former member of Thailand’s Election Commission, Mr. Somchai Srisutthiyakorn, today (Saturday) posted on his Facebook part of a...

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High time for action against corruption, not just talk – Privy Councilor Paiboon

A privy councilor has told a seminar, on the occasion of Anti-Corruption Day on Friday, that he is sick of...

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Democrats want a House panel to study amendments to the Constitution

A group of Democrat MPs has submitted a motion to the House of Representatives calling for the establishment of...

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Ex-commerce minister Boonsong faces 6 more years in prison in final court verdict in the G-to-G rice scandal

Former Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyaphirom was given an additional six years in prison, on top of the 42 years...

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Ex-Kaeng Krachan park chief seeks protection for his men from alleged police intimidation

Former Kaeng Krachan national park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-aksorn is seeking protection, from the head of the Department of National...

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Prachatham Thai party breaks from coalition after not getting Chair of a House committee

The Prachatham Thai party, one of the 10 smaller parties in the government’s group, has announced its break from...

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International News World

German leader Merkel says peaceful solution needed for HK

BEIJING (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li...

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Hong Kong crisis: A view from Thailand

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Charter court refuses to lift Thanathorn’s duty suspension order

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has been dealt yet another blow with the Constitutional Court rejecting his plea...

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DSI to wrap up Billy’s murder case in three months

The Department of Special Investigation is expected to take another three months to conclude the investigation into the murder...

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Ex-media mogul Sondhi released from prison after 37 months behind bars

Former media tycoon, and ex-boss of the Manager media group Sondhi Limthongkul was today released from prison after spending...

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Immigration police smash alleged Chinese swindle gang

A group of 58 Chinese ‘tourists’ were arrested by Thai immigration officials for allegedly operating an illegal stock trading...

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“I felt like having a lump in my throat upon seeing photos of his bones… What had he done...

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HK leader Carrie Lam to withdraw extradition bill: media report

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will this afternoon announce a formal withdrawal of the much-despised extradition bill that...

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Opposition challenges constitutionality of executive decree on family development

The seven-party opposition has submitted a formal letter to the Constitutional Court, through House Speaker Chuan Leekpai, asking it...

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National park chief says officials implicated in Billy’s murder won’t be protected

Chief of the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department has given an assurance that he will not protect...

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“I bow to the victims of the Wielun attack, I bow to the Polish victims of German tyranny, and...

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Karen activist ‘Billy’ killed and incinerated in oil drum – DSI

Karen human rights defender Polajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen was killed and his body stuffed into and burned in a 200-litre...

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Prayut to attend debate on oath-taking controversy on Sept 18

The government has agreed to hear the debate proposed by the opposition on the oath-taking controversy that has hounded...

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Government urged to issue an executive decree to ban paraquat

A member of the Democrat Party’s policy committee has challenged the government to issue an executive decree to ban...

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Police offer 3,000 baht reward for information on street racing and reckless driving

Starting Tuesday, police are offering cash rewards of 3,000 baht a time to individuals who provide information about illegal...

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General Highlight

Tropical storm Kajiki to miss Thailand, but rain will be heavy, especially in NE

Thailand will be spared a direct hit by Kajiki, the depression which has been moving west across the South...

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General Video

The Life of a New Mum

As Thailand has become an ageing society, the government aims to increase birth rate commence in January 2020. Let’s...

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Health Minister allegedly duped by bureaucrats into delisting hemp as Category 5 drug

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul appears to have been duped by some bureaucrats who managed to persuade him to...

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Hong Kong protesters smash MTR station

HONG KONG (Agencies) – Anti-government protesters this evening vented their fury on a mass transit railway (MTR) station in...

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General

The 10th dead dugong of this year found on Koh Libong

A dead dugong was found beached near an estuary on Libong Island in Thailand’s southern province of Trang on...

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General

Floods ease in eight N and NE provinces, but 16 others remain flooded

Flooding in eight northern and northeastern provinces has eased, with water levels steadily receding. Meanwhile, 16 other provinces remain...

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Protesters briefly storm Hong Kong Airport

HONG KONG (Agencies) — Hundreds of protesters briefly stormed Hong Kong’s international airport on Sunday, despite attempts to heighten...

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Hemp, its extracts and hemp seed now delisted from Category 5 drug list

The Ministry of Public Health has issued a ministerial announcement to delist hemp extracts, hemp and parts of the...

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9th dead sea turtle found this year in Sattahip

A green sea turtle was found dead and floating in the sea off the Na Chom Thien beach in...

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International News

HK police ban mass weekend protest rally

HONG KONG (Agencies) — Police in Hong Kong, citing public safety concerns,  have banned both a rally and a...

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General

NACC urged to exercise its power to protect whistle blowers

The Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand has urged the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to exercise its powers under the nation’s...

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Supreme Court upholds death sentences for 2 Myanmar men for Koh Tao murders

The Thai Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentences passed on a pair of Myanmar migrant workers for...

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Rally held supporting Chula professor facing probe for campaigning against use of chemicals in agriculture

Thailand’s famous “song for life” rocker Add Carabao was among a large group of supporters of a ban on...

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Food and Travel Video

Life with ‘Fish Koey’

Fish Koey, one of the most popular food’s ingrediant in Thailand. What is fish Koey? How to make it?...

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Japanese Tea Ceremony

What is the origin and purpose of Japanese tea ceremony? Why there is a lot of process to drink...

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Tif-Champ Hangout Podcast Ep. 4 – LGBTQ Life

LGBTQ is an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning. These terms are used to describe...

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Situation in Hong Kong after 10 weeks of protests

After the 10 week long of protests and demonsteations in Hongkong over the controversial extraditon bill, people around the...

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Food and Travel

Discovering the rich history of Chiang Mai

Every place in the world has its own history just waiting to be explored. This includes ‘Chiang Mai’, a...

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Gallery World

Eid Al-Adha from all around the world

Muslims all over the world gather to perform the Eid Al-Adha prayer on August 11, 2019. Muslims across the...

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Election Day Politics

PM advised to seek Royal pardon and request a retaking of the oath

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is being advised to seek a Royal pardon, and request an opportunity to retake the...

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