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This epic 3-way battle between a cat, snake and toad is far out

This epic 3-way battle between a cat, snake and toad is far out Ever had one of those days when you just don't seem to be getting along with anyone?Well, this snake has got it worse.

Thai attackers of elderly British couple and son jailed

A Thai court has sentenced four men to two years in jail for a brutal attack on an elderly British couple and their son while they were walking on a busy street at a beachside resort.The three were taken to the hospital where the younger Briton received 7 stitches to the head.

Thai Air Force's first female pilots begin training

The Royal Thai Air Force's first female pilots made history on Wednesday, starting their training in an altitude chamber.The five women are the Air Force's first female recruits in its over 100-year history, as one of Asia's earliest established air forces in 1913.

Phones will start matching your fingerprint on both device and SIM card

Phones will start matching your fingerprint on both device and SIM card Your fingerprint will soon be required on your phone for a whole lot more than unlocking it.In addition to SIM cards, mobile operators will also launch apps to verify fingerprints, allowing them to match the fingerprint of the device user to the one that bought the SIM card.

Anon triggers a Vietnam vet

Anon triggers a Vietnam vet visiting ITN 21 year old girlfriend in thePhilippines3: -Both spicy food fanaticsDecide to () c) n a cruise to ThailandGreat time, having sex, hanging (out, etc etcrne) thing goes wrong and there' s a one day layover inVietnamgirlfriend and I go on a walk to pass the timeWe both get our headphones out and listen to musicy playlist is mostly rock, with a few other songsAphone in hand while we walkPass fl cute old Vietnamese couplepulls ITN headphones out of ITO/ phone, ,,, i( C) T (TI/ ears, totell me she wants ice creamrei) switches to full volume just in time for "It Amt Wis“ byC) C) to start playingman from the couple looks at me in shockI triggered a Vietnam i/ l/ -' veteranThis was like 8 days ago Imam she came back with (TIE) to theStatess watching (TIC) type this789709

Asia's best restaurant has a frustratingly confusing menu of only 22 emojis

Asia's best restaurant has a frustratingly confusing menu of only 22 emojis So imagine going there and having to order off an all-emoji menu Gaggan's menu is a minimalist one-pager of just 22 emojis, each representing one dish.Take for example the first course, "Kiss Me", which is represented by a kissing emoji.

Stop throwing coins into ponds, this sea turtle ate a whole bunch and needs surgery

Stop throwing coins into ponds, this sea turtle ate a whole bunch and needs surgery Years of eating coins dropped at the bottom of a pond has rendered a sea turtle in pain, and headed to the surgery ward.The 25-year-old Thai sea turtle was discovered living in a pond in Si Racha, a town on the east coast of Thailand, according to the Bangkok Post.

Turtle living in wishing pond gets surgery after years of eating of coins left by tourists

Turtle living in wishing pond gets surgery after years of eating of coins left by tourists The Thai sea turtle that spent years eating coins off the bottom of a wishing pond has undergone a successful surgery.The coins, found in her stomach and intestines, were pressing on her other organs, and preventing her from diving, breathing or eating properly.

Thailand's red taxis are taking the petty route to drive Uber and Grab out of town

Thailand's red taxis are taking the petty route to drive Uber and Grab out of town Threatened by the entrance of Uber and Grab's ride-hailing service, some 200 drivers in tourist-friendly Chiang Mai, Thailand, have decided to band together to drive out the new threat.But until they get the official blessing, ride-sharing drivers are subject to crackdowns and penalties.

BBC's shortwave transmissions from Thailand go dark, after talks fail

BBC's shortwave transmissions from Thailand go dark, after talks fail The British Broadcasting Corporation announced Wednesday it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation, because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand's military government on a renewal of its operating permit.The BBC moved its East Asia relay station to Thailand from Hong Kong after the handover of the British colony to China in 1997.

Turtle which needed surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died

Turtle which needed  surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died The Thai sea turtle that lived in a wishing pond and ate nearly 1,000 coins over the years has died.The 25-year-old turtle, named Omsin (Thai for "bank") was found with an engorged stomach full of coins back in February.

Tinder scammers fool 30 men into sending money over

Tinder scammers fool 30 men into sending money over A scam cooked up by two men on Tinder has netted at least 30 victims, who transferred "millions of baht" to the two between 2014 and 2016, authorities told the Bangkok Post.One of the victims transferred 15,000 baht ($435.

Try not to cry looking at this sad baby monkey hugging a teddy bear

Try not to cry looking at this sad baby monkey hugging a teddy bear Sometimes, you just need to hug a teddy bear when you have a rough day.This baby monkey named Mongkood knows just what that's like.

A Custom Gundam Nintendo Switch

A Custom Gundam Nintendo Switch LOVENIN, a Nintendo fan from Thailand, messed up and bought a black & grey Switch instead of a Neon one.To add some colour to his drab new console, then, he decided to take it apart and add some Gundam flavour to the thing.

Those food stalls you love about Bangkok are about to disappear from Bangkok

Those food stalls you love about Bangkok are about to disappear from Bangkok The government is moving to ban these food carts and makeshift clothing stalls from the capital's main roads, as part of a campaign to clean up the city.Street food can cost as little as $1 in Bangkok.

How photographers use iPhones to get gorgeous shots of a massive water festival

How photographers use iPhones to get gorgeous shots of a massive water festival Over the weekend, Thailand soaked up the festivities during its annual mass water fight, Songkran.The Thai new year marks the arrival of spring, but visitors to the country also know it as a weekend-long water fight, as major streets get closed, and people arm up with water guns and buckets.