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August 24, 2018 12:44 PM Buddhist monk beats, kills child, 9, during prayer session, authorities say

A Buddhist monk was charged after he allegedly beat a young boy for "playful" behavior during a prayer ceremony. (Reuters) A Thai boy was beaten to death by an incensed Buddhist monk after the child displayed "playful" behavior during a temple prayer session, Thai police said Friday. Monk Suphachai Suthiyano, 64, allegedly assaulted Wattanapol Sisawad 209

August 20, 2018 5:36 AM Thailand's Queen Mother admitted to hospital

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s 86-year-old Queen Mother Sirikit is being treated for influenza at a Bangkok hospital, the Royal Household Bureau said in a statement on Monday in a rare statement on her health. Sirikit, who was queen consort to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in 2016 after seven decades on the throne, is mother to the current 67

August 14, 2018 4:34 AM Thai court delays decision on taking up case against Airports of Thailand, King Power

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai court on Tuesday said it would extend a hearing into a 14 billion baht ($420 million) graft case against Airports of Thailand Pcl (AOT) and duty-free retailer King Power, owner of English Premier League club Leicester City, delaying a decision on whether to take up the case. The Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct 54

August 10, 2018 5:09 PM The Latest: Chilling text part of case against baby's father

NEW YORK – The Latest on the arrest of a man who authorities say tossed his dead child into the water and then fled to Thailand (all times local) Prosecutors say a father tossed his dead 7-month-old son into the water in New York City, fled the country and later texted the child's mother that she would never see her son again. The chilling text was cited 86

August 5, 2018 6:27 PM Golf: England's Hall rallies to win Women's British Open

(Reuters) - England’s Georgia Hall produced a scintillating five-under-par 67 in the final round to clinch victory at the Ricoh Women’s British Open in Lancashire on Sunday. She birdied three of the final six holes to beat Thailand’s Pornanong Phatlum by two strokes at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. Cheered on by a large gallery, Hall finished at 17-under 76

August 4, 2018 6:12 PM Golf: Phatlum retains one-stroke lead at Women's British Open

(Reuters) - Thailand’s Pornanong Phatlum finished the third round as she started it, with a one-stroke lead at the Women’s British Open in Lancashire on Saturday. Phatlum carded a composed three-under-par 69 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, while England’s Georgia Hall matched the score by sinking a 10-foot birdie at the last. Phatlum, who has never won in nearly 69

August 2, 2018 9:35 PM Australian Lee leads Japan's Higa at Women's British Open

(Reuters) - Australian Minjee Lee can join an elite group if she wins the Women’s British Open, and she made a promising start by grabbing the first-round lead at Royal Lytham & St. Annes on Thursday. Lee sank a 25-foot eagle at the par-five 15th and followed up with a birdie from a similar distance at the next on her way to a seven-under-par 65 and a one-stroke 60

August 2, 2018 1:16 PM BMW builds X5 in Thailand to counteract U.S. China tariffs: CEO

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW’s (BMWG.DE) said it is producing between 10,000 and 20,000 X5 sports utility vehicles in Thailand as a way to supply Chinese customers now that imported vehicles from the United States face a 40 percent tariff. In spring 2016, BMW started building the X5 in Thailand and this plant is now capable of making a “significant portion 68

July 29, 2018 7:11 PM Jutanugarn wins Scottish Ladies Open, will move to No. 1

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn fired a 5-under-par 66 on Sunday to win the Ladies Scottish Open by one shot over Australia’s Minjee Lee. Lee, who also shot 66, had an opportunity to force a playoff but missed a birdie putt on the 18th hole at Gullane Golf Club in East Lothian, Scotland. The victory will boost Jutanugarn, who finished at 13-under 271, back to world 77

July 28, 2018 2:32 AM Australia hosts one of Asia-Pacific's largest air force exercises

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The skies over Australia’s northern coastline were filled with air force pilot top guns from 16 nations on Saturday in one of Asia-Pacific’s largest air force training exercises. The tropical northern city of Darwin is hosting 4,000 personnel and 140 aircraft over the next three weeks as air forces from around the world take part in Exercise 76