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Ukraine Ambassador dies at Koh Lipe resort

THE Ukraine Ambassador to Thailand Mr. Andrii Beshta, 45, died while vacationing on Koh Lipe island, Satun province, before dawn today (May 30) but initially there were no signs of anything suspicious having occurred, TV Channel 7 said. Koh Lipe police station’s deputy inspector Pol. Lt. Col. Bedan Saripa was informed at approximately 5.30 a.m.

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Actor named UNEP goodwill ambassador for Thailand

THE United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today (June 5) announced Alex Rendell as a National Goodwill Ambassador for Thailand. Alex is an actor and co-founder and chief executive officer of the Environmental Education Center (EEC), an organization that raises environmental awareness among children. The half-British, half-Thai actor has long been a presence in Thai television

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