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Viet students caught crop-sitting Aussie cannabis farms

Foreign students are making a fortune crop sitting illegal cannabis farms for organised crime gangs Foreign students have been lured into Victoria's $8 million illegal...

Will Communism survive in Vietnam?

One can trace the abasement of the Vietnamese Communists back to August 1968, not in the aftermath of the “Tet” offensives but in Hanoi’s...

Vendor’s bad memory leads to Bt30 million lottery conspiracy: CSD source

The faulty memory of lottery ticket vendor in Kanchanaburi led to a conspiracy to cheat the true winner of the Bt30 million prize money,...

Tour couch owner arrested for drug running

The owner of an air-conditioned coach has been arrested in Kanchanaburi after he accepted an offer to charter his bus to smuggle 220,000 methamphetamine...

Thailand’s Navy Gets a Boost with Five New Patrol Vessels

Last week, the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) added five new patrol vessels to its fleet from a local shipyard. The vessels are yet another...

You call Pattaya a ‘world class resort’ Where are the lifeguards...

Thais have called for lifeguards to be posted on Pattaya beach after a Russian man drowned there on Tuesday morning. A member of the public...

Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano erupts, unleashes towering ash column

JAKARTA, Indonesia –  Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,400 feet into the atmosphere...

Big rise in Thais seeking to adopt a child

The number of people registering themselves as adoptive parents jumped nearly seven-fold between 2011 and 2016. Interior Ministry records show that up to 9,339 persons...

Singapore promises NOT to cane Canadian suspect

SINGAPORE: The city-state has agreed not to cane a man accused of carrying out a rare bank robbery in the city-state if Britain extradites...

Chinese warships enter Indian Ocean amid Maldives tensions

Eleven Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean this month, a Chinese news portal said, amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical...