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Woman seeking good luck trampled to death by elephant

  A WOMAN was trampled to death by an elephant in Chiang Mai today (Jan. 15) after trying to pass under the jumbo’s belly for good luck without asking for permission to do so from the mahout, Sanook.com said. Police rushed to investigate after hearing about an elephant killing a woman at the Chiang Mai

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Sanam Luang demonstration grows bigger

DESPITE the rain more people are flocking to Sanam Luang ground this evening (Sept. 19) to join thousands of others already there as the demonstration by Thammasat Alliance, entitled “September 19 Reclaiming People’s Power,” grows bigger, Thai Rath newspaper reported. The protesters are well prepared with raincoats and umbrellas and are also wearing face masks.

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Runaway truck triggers pileup in Chiang Mai

A CEMENT MIXER TRUCK with faulty brakes zoomed down a Chiang Mai road this morning (Sept. 7) and rear-ended a row vehicles parked at the red light setting off chain-reaction crashes but fortunately there were no injuries, Khaosod newspaper reported. The nerve-wracking multiple-vehicle collision occurred at Rin Kham intersection in Chang Phueak subdistrict of Chiang

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