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Champion charged after wakeskating on flooded road

BANGKOK-BORN World Wakeskate 2022 Champion Daniel Grant was summoned and charged with endangering vehicles and people for wakeskating on flooded Phaholyothin road, Sanook.com said this afternoon (Sept. 13). Grant, 24, posted a video clip of himself wakeskating on floodwater in front of Bangkok University in Khlong Luang district of Pathum Thani on Facebook Accompanying caption […]

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Families argue after ninth grader badly slashes fellow student for ‘bullying’

  THE families of two students with one having badly slashed the other for allegedly bullying him argued over compensation while the injured boy denied tormenting his classmate, Sanook.com said today (Sept. 7). The unnamed ninth grade student at a school in Pakham district of Buriram province used a grass hook which he brought from […]

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Pattaya’s coffee and water sports event taking place on Sunday

  BEING held on Sunday September 4 is “Pattaya Morning Drip 2022” event at the central beach where participants will get a chance to taste some delicious coffee and join water sports free of charge, Naewna newspaper said this evening (Sept. 1). This event is being held every first Sunday of the month this year […]

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Student riding a horse to college a hit on social media 

GOING VIRAL on Thai social media today (August 30) are photos and a video clip of a student riding his horse to a college in northeastern Kalasin province with lots of netizens liking and sharing them, TV Channel 7 said. It was thanks to Facebook user “Boat” Ekparin Mongkummuen who shared photos and a video […]

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Saturn closest to Earth tomorrow, visible to the naked eye all night

  THE National Astronomical Research Institute (NARIT) said Saturn will be at opposition tomorrow, August 15, meaning Earth will be directly between the Sun and Saturn and this enables us to see the sun’s light reflecting off Saturn and its rings. When the sun goes down, Saturn will be closest to Earth this year at […]

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Unbuckled rear-seat passengers face 2,000 baht fine from Sept. 5 onwards

PASSENGERS not belting up when seated at the back of a vehicle face 2,000 baht fine starting Sept. 5 as an amendment of the Road Traffic Act comes into effect thenceforth, Amarin TV said today (August 10). This amendment was to kick in 120 days after publication in the Royal Gazette. The key change was […]

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Former top Thai actor commits suicide

  A FORMER popular Thai actor shot himself dead at a house in Ayutthaya province this afternoon (Aug. 1) with personal problems or health issues likely having led to him taking his own life, Naewna newspaper and Sanook.com said. At 12.30 p.m. today Pol.Lt. Col. Phakanindej Prakkoworakan, deputy chief for investigation at Phak Hai police […]

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Beware! Blocking an ambulance carries heavier penalty than you think

  MOTORISTS should be careful to give way to an ambulance as not doing so and this leading to the patient dying could lead to a murder charge under Section 79 of the Land Traffic Act, TV Channel 7 said today (July 30). The warning was issued after a young woman driving on the far […]

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Netflix tests another way to charge for password sharing

By Lucas Shaw, Bloomberg, published by MSN News NETFLIX Inc. will ask customers in five Latin America countries to pay a fee if they want to use their account in an additional home, a test the company hopes will generate additional revenue by getting customers to pay to share their Netflix account. Customers in Argentina, […]

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Lampang mourns doctor who drowned trying save tourists

  NORTHERN Lampang province plunged into mourning for Dr. Surasit Ponglaohaphan, or Mor Toh, who drowned while trying to save tourists struggling in the sea at Phuket’s Kata Noi beach, Sanook.com said today (July 16). Lifeguards too swam out to save the lives of seven people drowning in the stormy sea on Thursday July 14 […]

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