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​Second Self Beer Co. rolls out new brew for summer.

Atlanta-based Second Self Beer Co. will release a limited edition beer just in time for summer. Margarita in Gose, based on the brewery's Maverick & Gose, will be available June 1 in its taproom as well as in cans in restaurants, bars and shops around Georgia. The beer features Second Self's housemade margarita mix and has ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

35 illegal workers arrested on one pickup truck.

CHACHOENGSAO – A group of 35 Cambodians being smuggled to jobs in Thailand were arrested after police stopped a pickup truck in Muang district on Friday morning.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thai opposition activist says training 'civilian warriors' to oust junta.

BANGKOK, May 26 — An exiled Thai opposition activist has issued a defiant call to arms, saying he is training civilian warriors' to oust the military government in an unusual show of opposition to the junta that took power in a 2014 coup....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Thai opposition activist says training ''civilian warriors'' to oust junta.

Army chief suggested Wuthipong could have been behind an explosion at a military hospital in Bangkok on Monday that wounded 24 people.

- Zee News - IN

Thai opposition activist says training 'civilian warriors' to oust junta.

BANGKOK - An exiled Thai opposition activist has issued a defiant call to arms, saying he is training "civilian warriors" to oust the military government in an unusual show of opposition to the junta that took power in a 2014 coup.

- Reuters - US

Why is Bangkok banning its famous street food stalls?.

Street vendor Champ arrived in Bangkok in 2002 from the impoverished northeast region of Isaan to open a small food stall on the lively street of Sukhumvit Soi 38. He and his wife worked there, alongside dozens of other Thai vendors, for 14 years. But when the owner of the building they worked next to died in 2014, his ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

38 charged in U.S. with trafficking hundreds of Thais as 'sex slaves'.

Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be “modern day sex slaves,” according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Sex traffickers took hundreds from Thailand to US.

MINNEAPOLIS -- Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the US and forced to be modern day sex slaves', according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that charges high-level members of what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that concealed millions of dollars in earnings.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thai women forced to be 'sex slaves' in US.

Another 21 alleged members of an international sex trafficking ring have been charged in the United States with forcing hundreds of Thai women to travel to the US to work as "modern sex slaves."

- CNN Top Stories - US

Sex traffickers took hundreds from Thailand to US.

Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be "modern day sex slaves," according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that charges high-level members of what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that concealed millions of dollars in earnings.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Feds: Hundreds were trafficked as 'modern day sex slaves'.

Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. in the sophisticated trafficking ring that concealed millions of dollars in earnings, according to a federal indictment

- CBS NEWS - US

Traffickers sent hundreds of Thai women to US as ‘modern-day sex slaves’, indictment claims

Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the US and forced to be “modern-day sex slaves,” according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that charges high-level members of what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that concealed millions of dollars in earnings. The indictment brings the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

38 charged in U.S. with sex trafficking hundreds of women from Thailand

Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be “modern day sex slaves,” according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Late heroics propel Thais to semi-finals of Sudirman Cup

Thailand booked their place in the semi-finals of the Sudirman Cup after a battling 3-2 win over Denmark at Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia, on Thursday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Laos asks for longer hours at checkpoints

Travel operators in Laos have urged the Thai government to extend the closing time at border checkpoints to promote tourism in both countries.

- BangkokPost - TH

Feds indict 21 in Minn. sex trafficking case

Twenty-one people have been indicted in what authorities are calling a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that brought hundreds of women from Thailand to the U.S. and forced them to work as prostitutes.         

- USA TODAY - US

Charges: Sex traffickers took hundreds from Thailand to US

Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be "modern day sex slaves," according to an indictment that charges 21 people in what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that used an elaborate money laundering scheme to conceal millions of dollars in earnings.

- FOX News - US

Designer worm spit supercharges healing

Globally, every 30 seconds a diabetic has a limb amputated because of a non-healing wound. A molecule produced by a Thai liver parasite could be the solution to those non-healing wounds -- and scientists are now able to produce a version of the molecule on a large enough scale to make it available for laboratory tests and ...

- ScienceDaily - US

21 indicted in Thailand-to-U.S. sex-trafficking ring

Twenty-one people have been indicted in what authorities are calling a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that brought hundreds of women from Thailand to America and forced them to work as prostitutes. Authorities say the members of the ring also laundered millions of dollars in earnings. The case...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Ask Away: To leave or not to leave ...

I am flying to Rome in a few months with my 78-year-old mother. We will be leaving from Sydney on Thai Airways and have an eight-hour stopover in Bangkok, late afternoon until midnight. We won't have access to an airline lounge but...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

DPM: Violent attacks in SE Asia related to death of IS coordinator

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 ― The latest terrorist attacks in several districts in Thailand, Jakarta in Indonesia and clashes in Mindanao, the Philippines are related to the killing of the Southeast Asian Daesh coordinator Mohammad Wanndy Mohamed Jedi...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Fugitive killer doctor back in homeland

TAK - Myanmar police handed over fugitive and former police doctor Supat Laohawattana to Thai authorities on Thursday to face his death sentence for killing a Myanmar worker in Phetchaburi province 13 years ago.

- BangkokPost - TH

Why the Philippines is becoming more popular with travellers

When we told people we were heading to South East Asia for three weeks the standard response was "Are you going to Thailand or Bali?"

- Stuff - NZ

Yamauchi named MVP at Asian Women's Volleyball C'ships

Misaki Yamauchi, the captain of Japan Women's National U-23 Volleyball Team from Itoman, was awarded the Individual MVP Award for the second Asian Women's Volleyball U-23 Championship tournament, Sunday. The tournament was held in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, from May 13 through 21st. 22-yearold Yamauchi contributed to the ...

- Japan Update - JP

A molecule produced by a Thai liver parasite could be the solution to those non-healing wounds

Every day 12 Australian diabetics have a limb amputated because of a non-healing wound. Globally, it's one every 30 seconds.

- PhysOrg - NL

38 firms interested in Hua Hin-Prachuap Khiri Khan railway

A total of 38 companies have bought tender document packages for the estimated 7.3-billion-baht double-track rail route connecting Hua Hin and Prachuap Khiri Khan, acting State Railway of Thailand governor Anon Luangboriboon said on Thursday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Prayut says he backs STEM teaching to aid development

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has thrown his support behind studies on science, technology, engineering and mathematics to steer the country towards the "Thailand 4.0" concept which features a new economic model emphasising innovation and technology.

- BangkokPost - TH

Former coach Zico 'friend of Unicef'

Former Thailand coach Kiatisak 'Zico' Senamuang and three other people have been appointed as 'Friends of Unicef'.

- BangkokPost - TH

Foundation aids tumour sufferer

A 50-year-old woman who suffers from a large stomach tumour sought help yesterday from the Pavena Foundation for Children and Women after she was unable to afford to pay for medical expenses.

- BangkokPost - TH

Trump may be cozy with dictators, but the US military has been camping in their backyards for years

David Greedy/Getty ImagesMuch outrage has been expressed in recent weeks over President Donald Trump’s invitation for a White House visit to Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, whose “war on drugs” has led to thousands of extrajudicial killings.Criticism of Trump was especially intense given his ...

- Business Insider - US

Nok Air sees silver lining

Thai Airways International's refusal to subscribe to new shares of Nok Air could jeopardise THAI's fight for control over the loss-ridden budget carrier.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thai-Sino hi-speed rail work could start by August

The cabinet will be asked to approve the Thai-Chinese high-speed railway project, linking Bangkok and Nakhon Ratchasima, next month, kickstarting its construction as soon as August this year.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thai hospital attack indicates expansion of anti-government militant target set to include military assets and personnel

EVENT An improvised explosive device detonated at the Phramongkutklao Hospital in Bangkok's Ratchathewi district on 22 May, injuring at least 24 people. Military and police officials have subsequently said that the IED components used in the hospital attack matched those used in two previous

- Jane’s - US

Kim Masters on Brad Grey: 30 Years of Humor, Ruthless Ambition and a "No B.S." Relationship

THR's editor-at-large reflects on the former Paramount chief, who died of cancer on May 14: "Most of the time, he stayed grounded in reality, unlike some executives who pretend that a box-office bomb is a hit because it made two bucks in Thailand."

- The Hollywood Reporter - US

Fighting cock sold for B1 million

CHIANG MAI - A 16-month-old fighting cock with a record of three straight victories has been sold for one million baht.

- BangkokPost - TH

Ying Yong talks with Chiang Mai governor from Thailand

SHANGHAI Mayor Ying Yong met Pawin Chamniprasat, visiting governor of Chiang Mai Province, Thailand, on May 22.

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Naspers pours $5M into Coins, a fintech startup for Southeast Asia's unbanked population

Prolific investment firm Naspers is making a push into bitcoin and financial services after it backed Philippines-based startup Coins.ph to the tune of $5 million. Coins is focused on offering financial services for the unbanked in the Philippines and Thailand. It uses the blockchain as its underlying technology to ...

- TechCrunch - US

Iconic Harley-Davidson is building plant in Thailand

HONG KONG - Iconic motorcycle builder Harley-Davidson, praised by US President Donald Trump as a pillar of American manufacturing and keeping jobs at home, is building a new plant in Thailand.

- BangkokPost - TH

Adulterated honey seized in Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI - Seven people have been arrested with about 80 kilogrammes of honey diluted with corn syrup, sugar and honey fragrance in San Sai district.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thai police handing hospital bomb probe as security reviewed

BANGKOK " Thailand's ruling junta says police will handle the investigation into a bombing at a military-run hospital, while security elsewhere is being reviewed.Junta spokesman Col Winthai Suvaree says police will be responsible...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Thais warned to exercise extra caution in UK

The Thai embassy in London on Wednesday issued a warning for Thais living in Britain to exercise extreme caution and be extra vigilant when visiting public areas.

- BangkokPost - TH

Fast Asia Open: New Zealand trade, Thailand interest rates

- Financial Times - US

Thailand: Army Secretly Detains 14-Year-Old

Expand Soldiers and policemen walk in front of pictures of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Victory monument in Bangkok May 28, 2014. © 2014 Reuters/Damir Sagolj – Thai authorities should immediately end the incommunicado military detention of a 14-year-old boy and three others for allegedly insulting the ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Wang tunai RM700,000 dalam bagasi, pasangan Thailand ditahan

SEPANG, 24 Mei — Pasangan suami isteri ditahan kerana membawa wang tunai RM700,000 dalam dua bagasinya. Pasangan Thailand berusia 67 dan 50 tahun gagal mengisytihar dan mengemukakan dokumen Bank Negara berkaitan wang itu. Timbalan ketua...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Thais meet China in Sudirman Cup today

Thailand will face China in their last Group 1A match of the Sudirman Cup on Australia's Gold Coast on Wednesday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thailand reassures foreigners following Bangkok hospital attack

BANGKOK, May 24 — Thailand reassured the international community yesterday that it would increase security at sensitive locations a day after a bomb exploded at a hospital in the capital, Bangkok, wounding 24 people. Thailand has been ruled by...

- The Malay Mail - MY

2 rangers, villager shot dead

Two rangers were killed in Yala while a villager was shot dead in Pattani yesterday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Hospital Bombing Coincides with Thai Military Rule Anniversary

A bomb blast at the military training hospital in central Bangkok this week coincided with the third anniversary of the rise to power of the present military leaders in the May 2014 coup. The 2014 coup brought an end to months of street protests against the civilian government led by Yingluck Shinawatra, with the junta ...

- Voice of America - US

Bomb at Bangkok military hospital injures over 20 people, Thai police say

A bomb struck a Bangkok military hospital on Monday wounding more than 20 people, police said, three years to the day since the army seized power of the politically unstable kingdom. "From the initial...Click To Continue

- SABAH - TR

2 army rangers killed in troubled southern Thailand

Police say attackers in Thailand's restive south have fatally shot two army rangers at close range.

- FOX News - US

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