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Kawasaki City Enacts Japan’s 1st Bill Punishing Hate Speech

KAWASAKI — The Kawasaki city assembly on Thursday passed an ordinance bill imposing criminal penalties for hate speech, a first for Japan. The new ordinance...

Court Affirms Poaching Jail Term for Construction Tycoon

KANCHANABURI — An appeal court on Thursday affirmed a guilty verdict on construction mogul Premchai Karnasuta accused of conspiring to poach wildlife animals in...

Where to Watch the Royal Barge Procession in Bangkok (Maps)

BANGKOK — His Majesty the King’s royal barge procession consisting of 52 ornately crafted river barges and 2,200 seamen will set sail down the...

Deputy PM Suggests Parina Can Avoid Jail Term by Returning Lands

BANGKOK — Transparency activists on Wednesday condemned a remark by Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam, who implied that a politician can sidestep encroachment charges by...

Hong Kong Police Say They Discover 2 Homemade Bombs

HONG KONG (Xinhua) — The Hong Kong police said on Tuesday that the discovery of two home-made bombs in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai on...

Chinese Spend 28 Billion USD on Cats and Dogs in 2019

CHENGDU (Xinhua) — Urban residents in China are estimated to spend a total of 202.4 billion yuan (about 28.8 billion U.S. dollars) on their...

Elderly Man in Isaan Dies from Cold Weather

KALASIN — At least one death has been attributed to plunging rural temperatures after an elderly man died Tuesday. Juy Kulsri, 86, died Tuesday at...

Gov’t To Hold Father’s Day Event at Sanam Luang

BANGKOK — Take your dad to the Grand Palace fair, a flower festival at the park, or even to Bangkok’s highest skyscraper to show...

Thai Women’s Badminton Wins Four Consecutive Golds at SEA Games

MANILA — Thailand’s cinched its badminton women’s team gold for the fourth consecutive win Tuesday at the SEA Games. Thailand won 3–1 win over Indonesia...

American on Phuket Fined for Fighting With Burmese Waiters Over Seafood Order (Video)

PHUKET — Police on Wednesday said an American was arrested and fined for allegedly starting a brawl with Burmese waiters over a seafood order...

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