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Residents beyond 1-km radius of gutted factory allowed to return home

WITH the massive fire at the foam and plastic pellets factory now extinguished people living beyond one-kilometre radius of this gutted plant have been allowed to return home from 5 p.m. today (July 7) but King Kaew Soi 19-25 are still under control, Amarin TV said. Samut Prakan Governor Wanchai Kongkasem said King Kaew road

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Khon Kaen’s dinosaur statue catches fire moments before being dismantled

A MUCH-LOVED dinosaur statue in Khon Kaen’s Mueang district suddenly burst into flames just as it was being dismantled after having suffered severe damage through various road accidents and vibration, Thai Rath newspaper reported this evening (Jan. 13). Called “Nong Dino”, this statue is one of four prehistoric creatures built in 2012 in different corners

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Senator calls for probe of fire-hit yacht co-owned by Thanathorn

A SENATOR and several netizens zeroed in on Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit after news spread that he is a co-owner of the luxury yacht that was hit by a fire on Wednesday Dec. 23 causing three-million-baht damage, Naewna newspaper reported this morning (Dec. 25). The yacht, Silvretta, was berthed at Ao Po Grand Marina

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