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Thailand: Soldier kills 20 in gun rampage

A soldier has killed 20 people and injured dozens more in a gun rampage in the Thai city of Nakhon Ratchasima. Jakraphanth Thomma, a junior officer, killed his commanding officer before stealing weapons from a military camp on Saturday afternoon, a defence spokesperson told BBC Thai. The...

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 11:04pm

Thai body seeks to dissolve party that nominated princess for PM

Thailand's Election Commission says it will ask the constitutional court to dissolve a party that in an unprecedented but ill-fated move put forward a princess to run for prime minister in the country's upcoming general elections. In a statement on Wednesday, the election body said the...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:36am

Lesson from Thai boys’ rescue: we can still be human even in this age

It is a week since the twelve boys of a Thai football team and their coach were rescued from flooded caves where they had been trapped for more than two weeks. Since then, the world’s attention has shifted to other events and those who crave it, perhaps because it bestows on them worth that...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:27am

13 missing footballers found alive, safe in Thailand cave

Twelve teenagers and their football coach, trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for nine days, were found alive on Monday night, Narongsak Osottanakorn, governor of Chiang Rai province said. The 12 boys, aged between 11 and 16, together with their coach, 25, were found alive about 400 meters...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:38am

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