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  • Australian living in Chiang Mai hangs himself from a roadside tree

    Australian living in Chiang Mai hangs himself from a roadside tree

    An Australian man is believed to have hanged himself from a tree on a roadside in Chiang Mai’s Hang Dong district this morning. The man has been identified as Nicholas James Watek. A passer-by called the Hang Dong police around 9.30am after he saw the man hanging from a tree on Soi Bon Kai Doi Tham in Ban Doi Tham village in Tambon Nam Phra

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    Typhoon Trami predicted to regain strength and hit Japan this weekend

    Tropical Typhoon Trami has weakened and it is no longer considered a “super typhoon” but is still packing winds up to 195 kilometres per hour (121 mph). The islands in the storm’s projected path are bracing for its arrival.

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    South Korean band’s motivational UN speech transcends race and gender identity

    by Yim Hyun-su ( hyunsu@heraldcorp.com ) K-pop sensation BTS embraced self-love and encouraged young people around the world to “speak themselves” regardless of their origin, skin color and gender identity, in a speech at the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday. Kim Nam-joon, better known as RM, said, “No matter who you are, where you are from, your skin color, your gender identity, just speak yourself,” expressing support for sexual minorities. The group’s six-minute speech kicked off the launch of the UN’s new youth initiative Generation Unlimited, a program designed to tackle the global education crisis and make education more accessible for young people

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    Seven Phuket police questioned, more evidence collected

    PHOTO: The pursued pickup slams through motorcyclists at a traffic light in Rassada. Seven Phuket police today have been called to acknowledge the charge of intent to murder. More evidence has also been collected.

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    Seven Phuket police charged with intent to murder

    Seven Phuket police have been charged with intent to murder after a man was shot dead after breaking through a checkpoint.

  • Prayut remains top choice for next PM – Pheu Thai preferred party

    Prayut remains top choice for next PM – Pheu Thai preferred party

    The Thai PM has come out on top in another opinion poll as next year’s election starts to become cemented onto the February 24 date. General Prayut Chan-o-cha iss the most popular choice to be PM after the next election – but there’s doubt the political party linked to him will be a winner – according to a new poll. The Nation reports that, in the Nida Poll results released on Sunday, 28.8 per cent of respondents picked the Pheu Thai Party to win the election

  • Premchai poaching trail scheduled to start November

    Premchai poaching trail scheduled to start November

    PHOTO: The Nation A date with the Thai courts has been set for Premchai Karnasuta, the Thai construction tycoon who’s headed to trial on charges of poaching. Read an earlier story leading to the upcoming court case HERE . JS100 News is reporting that the first witnesses will take the stand on November 27 to testify against the mogul who’s the head of Italian-Thai Development.

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    New Hong Kong to Shenzhen high speed train launches today

    It’s the first day of the new HK to Shenzhen high speed train service. At 7am the first hundreds of passengers departed the former British colony for mainland China at speeds up to 200 kph.

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    Surat Thani oyster farmstay burns down

    PHOTO: Daily News The Sinmana Farmstay oyster farm and resort has burned down after staff unwittingly sprayed the entire property with an accelerant to keep away mosquitos on Friday. Sinmana Farmstay is located in the Kanchanadit District, Surat Thani, and was popular with tour groups who stay at the resort and caught oysters during their trip there

  • Australian expat and Thai wife go missing

    Australian expat and Thai wife go missing

    PHOTO: Sanook – Alan Hawk and his wife Nott Suddaen A man has been released on bail as police continue their investigation into the mysterious disappearance of an Australian man and his Thai wife in northern Thailand. Alan Hawk (name transliterated from Thai) and his wife Nott Suddaen, both 61, were reported missing on Thursday by a concerned friend. The friend visited the couple’s home after being unable to contact them. After she could not find the couple after home she reported the matter to the police. Officers later found blood stains, which looked like someone had tried to clean, on the ground outside the property. The couple’s white Ford Ranger was also missing. Thai media reported that Nott’s brother had been arrested by police initially over the missing vehicle.