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'Brothers and sisters' of the Mafia, repent, pope says in Sicily

By Philip Pullella

 

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Pope Francis is greeted by the faithful as he arrives in the Sicilian village of Piazza Armerina, Italy, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello

 

PALERMO (Reuters) - Pope Francis appealed to Sicily's Mafia on Saturday to abandon a life of crime and violence, saying the island needed "men and women of love, not men and women 'of honour,'" using the term mobsters apply to themselves.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057483-brothers-and-sisters-of-the-mafia-repent-pope-says-in-sicily/

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The week that was in Thailand news: Don't call me Cheap Charlie! A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Thai Galaxy!

 

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There are some things that the great majority of Thais are never going to understand - unless they have been a distance abroad perhaps.

 

Full story:  https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057459-the-week-that-was-in-thailand-news-dont-call-me-cheap-charlie-a-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-thai-galaxy/

 

 

 

 

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Chart Thai Pattana to hold party caucus on October 5

By The Nation

 

The Chart Thai Pattana Party will hold a general assembly on October 5 to elect its new leader and executive board, party director Nikorn Chamnong said on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057499-chart-thai-pattana-to-hold-party-caucus-on-october-5/

 

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Pheu Thai executives to discuss timing of party caucus: Phumtham

By The Nation

 

Pheu Thai secretary-general Phumtham Wechayachai on Saturday said that he party executives would soon meet to discuss the date of the party’s first general assembly held after the 2014 coup.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057500-pheu-thai-executives-to-discuss-timing-of-party-caucus-phumtham/

 

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Builder Faces Charges Over Silom Crane Collapse

By Jintamas Saksornchai, Staff Reporter

 

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A woman was seriously injured Friday when a construction crane crushed her car on Sala Daeng Road.

 

BANGKOK — A construction engineer faces prosecution for a crane collapse Friday in the Silom area that injured three people, according to a city official.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057501-builder-faces-charges-over-silom-crane-collapse/

 

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Tours’ Ladies Players lining up for “PTT Thailand LPGA Masters 2018”

By The Nation

 

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Top ladies players from 3 ladies golf tours of the region are lining up into the field of tri-sanctioned tournament – “PTT Thailand LPGA Masters 2018” – the big match season-sending for THAI LPGA Tour 2018 which will be held during 19-21 September at Panya Indra Golf Club in Bangkok.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057502-tours’-ladies-players-lining-up-for-“ptt-thailand-lpga-masters-2018”/

 

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Democrat’s executive board to meet Monday to start election preparations

By The Nation

 

The Democrat Party will hold a meeting of its executive board on Monday to discuss holding a party caucus to start preparations for the election next year, deputy leader Ong-arj Klampaibul said on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057503-democrat’s-executive-board-to-meet-monday-to-start-election-preparations/

 

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‘Hire my party for Bt100 to fight for democracy’: Thanathorn

By The Nation

 

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, co-founder of the Future Forward Party, on Saturday called on Thais to hire his party to fight for the return of full democracy to the country by paying a Bt100membership fee to the party.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057504-‘hire-my-party-for-bt100-to-fight-for-democracy’-thanathorn/

 

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Bhum Jai Thai to hold board meeting on September 24

By The Nation

 

The Bhum Jai Thai Party will hold a meeting of its executive board on September 24 to start election preparations, party deputy secretary-general Supachai Jaisamut said on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057505-bhum-jai-thai-to-hold-board-meeting-on-september-24/

 

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Most online trade involves endangered foreign animals, says conservation chief

By The Nation

 

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Yiaw Dong's deputy chief Nuwat Leelapata during the recent arrest of online wildlife trade (middle, pink shirt).

 

Most of the endangered wild animals said to be increasingly sold on Facebook are foreign species, and not native species protected under the wildlife protection law, the National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation Department has said in response to a report that criticises Thailand’s protection of wildlife.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057506-most-online-trade-involves-endangered-foreign-animals-says-conservation-chief/

 

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Free check-ups at Chiang Mai health expo

By The Nation

 

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Asst. Prof. Taninnit Leerapun

 

People will be able to meet medical specialists and get free check-ups and counselling at a health exposition in Chiang Mai province on September 21.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057507-free-check-ups-at-chiang-mai-health-expo/

 

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Giving Underprivileged Children in Thailand a Chance

By Dan Cheeseman

 

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Hands up I can be selfish and consumed only in what I am doing, but I think we can all fall victim of this, and it is a shame. We all make ourselves too busy each day as we fill our days with work and other such tasks. Some people however, and these are very few, spend their time going out of the way to help others.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057508-giving-underprivileged-children-in-thailand-a-chance/

 

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United hit Watford with devastating one-two

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - Watford v Manchester United - Vicarage Road, Watford, Britain - September 15, 2018 Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku scores their first goal REUTERS/David Klein

 

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Two goals in a devastating three-minute burst from Manchester United set up a 2-1 win over Watford at Vicarage Road, ending the home side's perfect start to the season.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057509-united-hit-watford-with-devastating-one-two/

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City keep in touch with leaders with win over Fulham

By Simon Evans

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester City v Fulham - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - September 15, 2018 Manchester City's David Silva scores their second goal Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

 

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Champions Manchester City looked close to their sparkling best as they comfortably beat promoted Fulham 3-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday to stay within two points of early leaders Liverpool and Chelsea.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057510-city-keep-in-touch-with-leaders-with-win-over-fulham/

 

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Fraser double fires Bournemouth to 4-2 win over Leicester

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - AFC Bournemouth v Leicester City - Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, Britain - September 15, 2018 Leicester City's Ben Chilwell in action with Bournemouth's Adam Smith Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

 

(Reuters) - - Ryan Fraser scored twice as Bournemouth stunned Leicester City with a 4-2 victory at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1057511-fraser-double-fires-bournemouth-to-4-2-win-over-leicester/

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