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Thai soccer boys' heads shaved for Buddhist ordination
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Thai soccer boys' heads shaved for Buddhist ordination

Jul 25th 2018, 7:13 AM 18,447 Views 38 Comments

Buddhist males in Thailand are traditionally expected to enter the monkhood at some point in their lives to show gratitude toward their parents.

Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing
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Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 51,057 Views 12 Comments

There was even more drama to come – and his story is told in a new film out this weekend.

First photos emerge of Thai cave rescue boys in hospital
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First photos emerge of Thai cave rescue boys in hospital

Jul 11th 2018, 2:23 PM 24,781 Views 15 Comments

The images were released at a press conference today.

Over 100 'chimneys' drilled into mountain in bid to reach trapped boys
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Over 100 'chimneys' drilled into mountain in bid to reach trapped boys

Jul 7th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,038 Views 13 Comments

The boys and their coach have been trapped for nearly two weeks.

Thai military diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows
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Thai military diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows

Jul 6th 2018, 6:39 AM 49,690 Views 36 Comments

Most of the trapped boys do not know how to swim.

Thai rescuers are taking 'no risks' in evacuation of boys trapped in cave
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Thai rescuers are taking 'no risks' in evacuation of boys trapped in cave

Updated Jul 4th 2018, 9:36 PM 37,798 Views 26 Comments

“We will take care of them like they are our own children,” the provincial governor said.

Morbidly obese Thai monkey placed on strict diet after years gorging on junk food
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Morbidly obese Thai monkey placed on strict diet after years gorging on junk food

May 19th 2017, 5:48 PM 17,071 Views 7 Comments

“He had minions and other monkeys bringing food for him,” a vet said.

8 reasons why massaman is clearly the superior takeaway curry
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8 reasons why massaman is clearly the superior takeaway curry

Jan 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 8,936 Views 4 Comments

Ireland went mad for massaman last year.

77-year-old man faces seven years in jail for giving flowers to protestors
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77-year-old man faces seven years in jail for giving flowers to protestors

Oct 27th 2015, 10:45 PM 16,384 Views 11 Comments

The former teacher was unaware he was wanted by police until his arrest on Sunday.

17 places to eat a curry in Ireland before you die
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17 places to eat a curry in Ireland before you die

May 26th 2015, 1:16 PM 30,526 Views 10 Comments

STARVING!

Thai junta chief given seal of approval by the country's royal family
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Thai junta chief given seal of approval by the country's royal family

May 26th 2014, 8:46 AM 5,464 Views 5 Comments

Sights are now being set on bringing growing protests under control.

Thai hotel reacts to military coup by extending happy hour
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Thai hotel reacts to military coup by extending happy hour

May 23rd 2014, 7:24 PM 16,392 Views 7 Comments

They’re making the best of a bad situation, we suppose.

Four killed, dozens injured as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok
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Four killed, dozens injured as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok

Dec 1st 2013, 11:36 AM 4,251 Views 7 Comments

Today, police have fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters attempting to storm government buildings and overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.