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Jiraporn Kuhakan

The race to eat Bangkok's 'biggest burger', a 10,000-calorie challenge

31 Oct 2019

BANGKOK A Bangkok burger joint has become an internet sensation after YouTubers started challenging each other to eat its biggest meal - a near 6kg (13 pound) patty covered in fried onion rings, bacon and mayonnaise. | Video

A dog's life: Bangkok street sweeper carries pet to work

28 Aug 2019

BANGKOK A street sweeper in Thailand has become an internet sensation after a picture of her carrying her dog on her back while sweeping the streets of the Thai capital went viral. | Video

'I don't recommend you do this': Thailand's stealthy snake wrangler

21 Aug 2019

BANGKOK In the dead of night, Thai firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo stealthily approaches a python coiled around the rafters of a home in Bangkok, and quickly grabs its head with his bare hands. | Video

Malaysian police find body of Irish girl missing from jungle resort

13 Aug 2019

SEREMBAN, Malaysia Police on Tuesday found the unclothed body of an Irish teenager who went missing from a jungle resort in Malaysia 10 days ago, though it was not yet clear what caused her death. | Video

Shamans, European police join search for Irish girl missing in Malaysia

12 Aug 2019

SEREMBAN, Malaysia Shamans and European police joined the search for an Irish teenager who went missing from a Malaysian resort and her family on Monday offered a $12,000 reward for information leading to her rescue. | Video

Thai prime minister declares end of military rule

15 Jul 2019

BANGKOK Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule.

China's Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo

03 Jun 2019

BANGKOK Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies battled back against consumer worries at a major smartphone expo in Thailand over the weekend, bringing in an army of salespeople to fight perceptions that a U.S. blacklist would hobble its phones.

From trash to totes - Thai designer makes politics fashionable

12 Apr 2019

BANGKOK Thai designer Panupong Chansopa saw a business opportunity in millions of vinyl campaign posters destined to become trash after last month's general election, and salvaged hundreds to turn them into colourful tote bags with a message. | Video

War's terrifying reality made virtual by Red Cross

30 Jan 2019

BANGKOK The crack of a sniper round strikes terror as you crouch behind a cinder-block wall. | Video

World News

Lebanon slips deeper into crisis after Safadi withdrawal

Protesters waving Lebanese flags rallied in cities and towns in their thousands on Sunday to mark a month of protests against the ruling elite as politicians struggled to form a government and solve the worst economic crisis since the 1975-90 civil war.