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    No justice for miracle man

    News, Om Jotikasthira, Published on 22/07/2018

    » In late May, local news was flooded with stories about a man who miraculously survived after a 46-tonne cargo container toppled off an 18-wheeler truck and crushed his Toyota Fortuner, flattening the vehicle while he was still inside.

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    Beating bipolar

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 14/05/2018

    » Mariah Carey is probably good at keeping secrets. For almost 20 years, the American superstar was trying to sweep under the carpet her struggle with mental illness. So when she opened up to People magazine last month that she has been treated for bipolar disorder since 2001, millions of her fans were stupefied.

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    A survivor in the cauldron of the media

    News, Nauvarat Suksamran, Published on 11/03/2017

    » The fierce competition from online media which puts the world's news at our fingertips, mostly for free, has devastated the print industry, pushing it ever deeper into the financial abyss and forcing newspaper journalists, especially freelancers, to look for new revenue sources.

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    A forest becomes a battlefield

    Spectrum, Nanchanok Wongsamuth, Published on 17/07/2016

    » After completing his daily alms one morning in 2014, Phra Yo Kanhawlang went back to the monastery to find a letter offering 200,000 baht in exchange for leaving the forest. The monk was instructed to leave a reply in writing if he was to accept the anonymous offer.

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    Sometimes less is more

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 18/09/2018

    » Nitcharee Pen-eakchanasak lost both her legs in an MRT accident in Singapore eight years ago. But it is projects like "Less Is More: Short Film Production By Young Persons With Disabilities" that play an integral part in helping her prove her worth and showcase her hidden talents and passion for the art of cinema.

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    Litigating the lottery's future

    Business, Published on 26/07/2018

    » Two weeks after the Central Administrative Court awarded Loxley GTECH Technology close to 1 billion baht in its dispute against the Government Lottery Office (GLO), the IT firm's proposed appeal to the Supreme Court reopens a two-decade old debate: should the state favour 200,000 low-income ticket sellers over the rights of 22 million lottery ticket buyers to access a state product at a reasonable price?

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    The finish line

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 17/07/2018

    » When the gates opened, the jockeys drove hard and the horses thundered out on the grassy racetrack. The crowd of fortune-seekers went wild cheering for the horses they'd bet on. Some clutched a pair of binoculars. Others had eyes glued to the big screen. In the background, the announcer detailed the race's progress. After just over a minute, the horses covered 1,200m and crossed the finish line. While some continued to cheer, most of the crowd fell into a collective sigh.

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    Parsing the digital gamble

    Business, Darana Chudasri, Published on 14/05/2018

    » The cryptocurrency frenzy dominated the headlines in 2017 as investors were hooked when bitcoin's value skyrocketed from US$330 (10,524 baht) to around $7,500 (238,935 baht) in just 24 months, sparking a gold rush in the virtual world.

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    UK police: 21 people sought treatment after ex-spy poisoning

    Associated Press, Published on 09/03/2018

    » LONDON: Around 21 people have received medical treatment after a nerve-agent attack on an ex-Russian spy, British police said Thursday, as the UK vowed strong action against whoever was responsible for the "brazen and reckless" act.

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    Priced out of prosperity

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 29/10/2017

    » Shortly after the bell sounds, the open-air canteen of the garment factory on the outskirts of Maha Sarakham town starts to fill up. The workers get in line as they chat and eye cheap eats, welcoming a moment of midday rest after working for four long hours in the morning.

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