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Ms Pat clarifies the source of her 1.9 million baht in a bank account

 

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BANGKOK: -- Actress Napapa “Pat” Tantrakul reported to the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) to clarify about the source of her 1.9 million baht in a bank account.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979487-actress-napapa-“pat”-tantrakul-clarifies-the-source-of-her-19-million-baht-in-a-bank-account/

 

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Police officer killed, two wounded in Paris shooting

By Julien Pretot and Emmanuel Jarry

REUTERS

 

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An armed soldier secures a side road near the Champs Elysees Avenue after shooting incident in Paris, France, April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

 

PARIS (Reuters) - A French policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in a shooting in central Paris on Thursday night before the gunman himself was killed by officers, police and the Interior Ministry said.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979488-police-officer-killed-two-wounded-in-paris-shooting/

 

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Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea 'menace,' Pyongyang warns of strike

By Steve Holland and Phil Stewart

REUTERS

 

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A man walks in front of portraits of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il in central Pyongyang, North Korea April 16, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised Chinese efforts to rein in "the menace of North Korea" on Thursday, after North Korean state media warned the United States of a "super-mighty preemptive strike."

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979489-trump-praises-chinese-efforts-on-north-korea-menace-pyongyang-warns-of-strike/

 

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Rouhani, rival to run in Iran's presidential election; Ahmadinejad barred

REUTERS

 

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FILE PHOTO - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad talks during a news conference at the end of his visit to Cairo, Egypt February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih/File Photo

 

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi were both approved to run in May's presidential election by a government vetting body, while former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was disqualified, state media reported on Thursday.

 

 Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979490-rouhani-rival-to-run-in-irans-presidential-election-ahmadinejad-barred/ 
 

 

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U.S. troubled by increasing extrajudicial killings in Philippines

REUTERS

 

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Relatives of a suspected drug pusher, who was shot and killed by unidentified men, react upon learning that their kin was killed in Quezon city, metro Manila, Philippines March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it was troubled by the growing number of extrajudicial killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs and called on Manila to stick to its commitment to investigate them.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979491-us-troubled-by-increasing-extrajudicial-killings-in-philippines/

 

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Britain says Trump's position shifting on Russia

By David Mardiste

REUTERS

 

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Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon speaks during the official ceremony welcoming the deployment of a multi-national NATO battalion in Tapa, Estonia, April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

 

TAPA, Estonia (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is shifting its stance on Russia and now sees Moscow as a competitor, Britain's defence minister said on Thursday during a trip to the Baltic states designed to underline NATO's new deterrent forces.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979492-britain-says-trumps-position-shifting-on-russia/

 

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Pakistan Supreme Court rejects call to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

By Syed Raza Hassan and Saad Sayeed

REUTERS

 

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FILE PHOTO: Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attens the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad, Pakistan March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood/File Photo

 

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled there was insufficient evidence to order Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's removal from office over corruption allegations levelled by the opposition, but it ordered further investigations.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979493-pakistan-supreme-court-rejects-call-to-disqualify-prime-minister-nawaz-sharif/

 

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Bangkok bans its street food leaving foodies fed up, vendors in a pickle

REUTERS

 

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People queue to buy their lunch at a street food shop in Bangkok,Thailand April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Authorities in Thailand's capital are banishing its world-famous street-food vendors as part of a clean-up drive by the military government, outraging foodies and threatening the livelihoods of the road-side cooks.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979494-bangkok-bans-its-street-food-leaving-foodies-fed-up-vendors-in-a-pickle/

 

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U.S. sees increased activity by Chinese bomber aircraft - officials

REUTERS

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is aware of a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bomber planes, signalling a possible heightened state of readiness, U.S. officials told Reuters on Thursday, but downplayed concerns and left open a range of possible reasons.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979495-us-sees-increased-activity-by-chinese-bomber-aircraft-officials/

 

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Trump says only role for U.S. in Libya is defeating Islamic State

REUTERS

 

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he does not see a role for the United States in Libya apart from defeating Islamic State militants.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979496-trump-says-only-role-for-us-in-libya-is-defeating-islamic-state/

 

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Experts say automated accounts sharing fake news ahead of French election

By Mark Hosenball and Joseph Menn

REUTERS

 

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A man looks at campaign posters of the 11th candidates who run in the 2017 French presidential election in Enghien-les-Bains, near Paris, France April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

 

(Reuters) - French voters are being deluged with false stories on social media ahead of the country's presidential election, though the onslaught of "junk news" is not as severe as that during last year's U.S. presidential campaign, according to a study by Oxford University researchers.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979497-experts-say-automated-accounts-sharing-fake-news-ahead-of-french-election/

 

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Google is about to do the unthinkable and add its own ad blocker to Chrome

BY JONATHAN FAIRFIELD

 

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Google is planning to add its own ad blocker to its popular Chrome web browser, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

 

Full story: http://tech.thaivisa.com/google-is-about-to-do-the-unthinkable-and-add-its-own-ad-blocker-to-chrome/21127/

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UPDATE:

 

Is Bangkok really banning street food?

CNN staff

 

Fears that Bangkok plans to ban all street food sparked global outrage this week.

 

(CNN)When news broke this week that Bangkok was reportedly planning to clear the streets of its beloved street food vendors, outrage broke out among fans of the city's famously cheap eats as the story racked up global headlines.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979494-bangkok-bans-its-street-food-leaving-foodies-fed-up-vendors-in-a-pickle/?do=findComment&comment=11816888

 

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Video: What a waste of money! Thai boxer banned from Japan for incompetence!

 

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BANGKOK: -- A Thai boxer has been banned by the Japan Boxing Commission after a performance that looked more like swimming than fighting.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979504-video-what-a-waste-of-money-thai-boxer-banned-from-japan-for-incompetence/

 

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Phuket boy, 15, and mum survive motorbike slam into back of 10-wheeler

Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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Rescue workers arrived to find Andaman, 15, and his mum Ms Prapa, 42 – and their motorbike – all jammed under the truck. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: -- A 15-year-old youth and his mother escaped serious injury earlier today (April 20) after the youth fell asleep while driving the motorbike, which slammed into the back of a 10-wheeled truck parked by the side of the road.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/979510-phuket-boy-15-and-mum-survive-motorbike-slam-into-back-of-10-wheeler/

 

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