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July 6, 2018 4:36 AM 56 People Are Still Missing After a Tourist Boat Capsized Off Thailand's Phuket

(PHUKET, Thailand) — Thai police said Friday that 56 people were still missing in waters off the resort island of Phuket after a storm capsized a diving boat packed with tourists.The commander of Phuket Provincial Police, Teerapol Tipcharoen, said seas have calmed since the Thursday evening’s accident and the search is ongoing. The boat was carrying 87

July 6, 2018 3:59 AM Thailand Cave Rescue: Former Thai Navy SEAL Dies After Diving Operation

Diver was placing air tanks inside the flooded passageways where boys are trapped MAE SAI, Thailand—A former Thai Navy SEAL working to rescue the youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave complex in Thailand died after running out of air on a dive, the military said Friday. Rear Adm. Arpakorn Yookongkaew, the SEALs commander, said that the diver died overnight 95

July 3, 2018 8:37 PM Difficult Decision Looms on Rescuing Thai Boys From Cave

Should rescuers try to scuba dive with victims through flooded caves or wait months until waters recede? Rescuers who found a dozen boys and their soccer coach alive in a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand now face an agonizing decision: Risk a daring mission to get them out through the flooded passageways, or keep them there until the monsoon 66

July 2, 2018 9:44 PM Missing youth soccer team found alive in Thai cave

Bangkok reacts to the boys being found Tears of relief flowed heavily throughout Thailand as word quickly spread that divers had finally located the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach following nine days of excruciating watching and waiting for word of their fate. Though the news of their survival broke at 10:30 p.m. Bangkok time, the emotional 79

July 1, 2018 10:22 AM Thai Rescuers Push Further Into Flooded Cave in Search for Missing Boys

Rescuers still haven’t made contact with the 12 boys and their soccer coach eight days after they went missing BANGKOK—Thai rescuers said they were moving closer Sunday to where they think 12 boys and their soccer coach may be trapped in a sprawling, flooded cave complex, but still haven’t made contact with them, more than eight days after they went missing 49

June 26, 2018 12:02 PM Trump warns Harley-Davidson of 'big tax' if it sells back to US, following production shift

President Trump warned Harley-Davidson on Tuesday that it will not be able to “sell back into the U.S. without paying a big tax” after the company’s decision to move production of motorcycles sold in Europe overseas amid tariff tensions. “Companies are now coming back to America. Harley must know that they won’t be able to sell back into U.S. without 139

June 24, 2018 2:58 PM Bangkok hosts Indian film industry's biggest annual event

Bangkok hosts Indian film industry's biggest annual event Thailand's capital has hosted the Indian film industry's biggest annual event, with awards given to top Bollywood actors and movies, and dazzling performances by Indian artists. The International Indian Film Academy Awards has been held in cities around the world since its inception in 2000 to celebrate 62

June 16, 2018 12:54 PM Thai royal wealth moved from holding company to king

BANGKOK – The official agency that had managed the vast wealth of Thailand's royal family has announced that its assets have formally been turned over to King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who assumed the throne after the death of his father in 2016. An undated announcement seen Saturday on the website of the Crown Property Bureau says that assets it has been administering 46

June 6, 2018 8:10 AM India's Narendra Modi Vows to Ban All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi announced an ambitious pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022. The initiative seeks to cut plastic pollution flowing from India’s population of 1.3 billion in the world’s fastest growing economy, the Guardian reports. “The choices that we make today will define our collective future,” said Modi on Tuesday 70

June 1, 2018 7:17 PM Floyd Mayweather Gets Welcome Banner at Mexico Airport

Check out the welcome banner Floyd got at Los Cabos Mexico International Airport on Thursday ... when his private jet touched down for a little getaway south of the border. We spoke with a rep at the airport who told us it was just a "friendly" little gesture to welcome Mayweather and his crew. Floyd got the VIP treatment once his PJ landed -- a pimped-out 41