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Thai drama director freed, Myanmar junta says he wasn’t kidnapped

  THE Thai drama director held by Red Wa ethnic group at their stronghold in Myanmar since the beginning of this year with 24 million baht ransom demanded for his freedom was released by Myanmar junta troops today (August 9) but they said he was not kidnapped and had willingly gone to the Red Wa

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Stong online drive to save Big Mountain festival organizer

THE DRAMA over last weekend’s Big Mountain music festival in Nakhon Ratchasima province has not ended with there being viral tweets and retweets to save the organizer who now faces charges after defying the provincial governor and not scrapping Sunday evening’s event, Amarin TV reported today (Dec. 14). Mr. Wichian Chantaranothai, Nakhon Ratchasima’s governor, had

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