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Drug-crazed man stabs four guards at shopping mall

THE man who stabbed four guards at The Mall department store Ngamwongwan branch at 8 p.m. last evening was high on drugs and hallucinating with this confirmed by a urine test, Thai Rath reported today (Oct. 4. 2020). Pol. Lt. Col. Uthen Hongthong, an investigator at Muang Nonthaburi police station, said the suspect, Mr. Wanchai

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Anger over Thai hotel’s ‘appropriation of Cambodian culture’

CAMBODIAN social media was awash with criticism of a Thai hotel that built buildings resembling Angkor Wat and other Cambodian landmarks accusing the owners of “cultural appropriation,” Thai Rath newspaper reported today (Oct. 4, 2020). Quoting Khmer Times newspaper, the mass-circulation Thai daily said that many Cambodians had expressed their displeasure at the hotel on

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