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    Pattaya boat collision injures 18

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 22/04/2013

    » Eighteen South Korean tourists were injured, two seriously, when two speedboats ferrying them to Pattaya's Koh Larn collided Sunday morning.

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    Damaged US warship arrives in Singapore, 10 missing

    Associated Press, Published on 21/08/2017

    » SINGAPORE -- The <i>USS John S. McCain</i> has docked at Singapore's naval base with "significant damage" to its hull after an early morning collision with an oil tanker as vessels from several nations searched Monday for 10 missing US sailors.

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    Remains of Navy sailors found on board damaged ship

    Reuters, Published on 22/08/2017

    » SINGAPORE -- The commander of the US Pacific Fleet says a number of remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain, a day after the warship's collision with an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters left 10 sailors missing.

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    Embarrassing mutiny between the sticks

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 02/03/2019

    » On what had been a stupefying "Super Sunday" which produced two high profile bore draws, Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga at least livened up proceedings at Wembley by refusing to be substituted in the League Cup final against Manchester City.

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    Sea search fails to find 2 Koreans

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 21/10/2014

    » Authorities were still searching yesterday for two South Korean tourists missing after the collision of a speed boat and a fishing boat off the Phi Phi islands.

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    Terrorist crashes car into London pedestrians

    Associated Press, Published on 15/08/2018

    » LONDON: A car ploughed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that used vehicles as weapons.


    Fiery violin lights thousand and one nights

    Life, Published on 13/07/2018

    » Taiwanese violinist Yu-Chien Tseng joined the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) and chief conductor Alfonso Scarano in a fiery reading of Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.2. The fire almost became real when one of the strings of Tseng's bow snapped. Such was the intensity of the TPO's concert last Saturday at Prince Mahidol Hall, Mahidol University. Who better to judge than the conductor? The notoriously demanding Scarano looked pleased with the superb musicianship on display. At times, his signature frown melted into a warm beam. Devotees of the orchestra know what a rare sight that is. Maestro Scarano then led the TPO through a passionate and evocative performance of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, where the violin of the equally accomplished TPO's concertmaster Omiros Yavroumis again became the protagonist in a luscious portrayal of the eponymous Arabian Nights storyteller.

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    A shortcut to convenience and cash

    Spectrum, Erich Parpart, Published on 25/03/2018

    » Pakdee Tanapura, head of the Thai Canal study team at the Thai-Chinese Culture and Economy Association, argued that because of current congestion in the Malacca Strait, the Thai Canal would provide another channel for ships.

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    Authorities acting fast after disasters sap tourist confidence

    News, Achadtaya Chuenniran, Published on 22/01/2018

    » PHUKET: A spate of tourist speedboat accidents that have injured many foreign and Thai passengers has prompted officials to expedite stricter safety measures to allay the fears of prospective tourists who plan to visit popular marine attractions in Krabi and Phuket.


    Making a splash

    Brunch, Published on 01/04/2018

    » What a riot of colours this bird is! Very commonly seen in gardens, woodlands and green areas in India and South East Asia, this bird is famous for its loud call which resembles the sound made by a coppersmith at work striking the metal with a hammer. This is none other than the coppersmith barbet.

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