• Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Mu Pa boys hope to lead Thailand to World Cup finals one day
    The 12 Wild Boars footballers and their 25-year-old assistant coach, whose June 23-July 11 dramatic search and rescue from a flooded cave in Chiang Rai made global headlines, revealed their dream of leading Thailand’s national football team to the World Cup finals.
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 19:20
    It’s back to school for ‘Mu Pa' boys
    A BLESSING ritual was held on Monday to welcome 12 young footballers – who had been trapped inside the flooded Tham Luang cave for more than two weeks – back to their studies.
  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 12:20
    ‘Wild Boars’ finish ordination as Buddhist novices
    Eleven “Wild Boar” footballers left their nine-day ordination as Buddhist novices on Saturday morning, in which they made merit for their hero, an ex-Navy Seal who died during their rescue from the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai.
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 12:26
    Cave rescue’s ‘Superman’ medic proves he’s Superman
    Army medic Pak Loharnshoon, who earned fame as the “Superman” doctor-diver who remained with the Wild Boars footballers in their flooded Chiang Rai cave while their rescue was organised, passed a rigorous fitness test with flying colours on Friday morning.
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:10
    Five Chiang Rai villages near rescue cave hit by mountain run-off
    Mountain run-off on Monday night hit five villages in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district, near where the young Moo Pa (Wild Boars) football team was recently rescued from a cave in a closely followed international operation.
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  • Sun, 29 Jul 2018 15:51
    Mu Pa footballers attend Saman’s ashes immersion ceremony
    The 12 rescued Mu Pa footballers and their assistant coach, who are now in monkhood, on Sunday joined a ceremony to scatter in the river the ashes of a former Navy SEAL who died during the operation to rescue them.
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:02
    Schools boss plans Mu Pa’s education
    As the 12 members of Mu Pa football team began their first day of Buddhist monastic routines at Chiang Rai's Wat Phra That Doi Tung on Thursday, Chiang Rai Primary Educational Service director Kittichai Muangma revealed his plan to teach the 11 novices at the monasteries so they could catch up with classmates.
  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 01:00
    13 wild boars and the Mythical Forest: A bedtime story
    Once upon a time, 13 young wild boars wandered into a long, winding cave in the Mythical Forest where they live. They did not know that water was rising to block the only exit. When they found out, it was too late; the siblings were trapped in a narrow and damp space. There was no food or light. Everyone of them got very scared.
  • Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Unknown danger in Thailand’s caves 
    Tham Luang saga exposes the need for cave system studies across the country
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:00
    Culture Ministry aims to set up committee for ‘Wild Boars’ movie
    The Culture Ministry is to propose setting up a special film board committee to oversee the production of a “Wild Boars” movie at the next mobile Cabinet meeting on July 24 in Ubol Rachathani, Culture Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat said on Thursday.
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    Efficient management seen as a major factor in rescue mission
    Despite starting with limited resources, chain of command and adaptive approach enabled rescuers to overcome the challenges
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:31
    Thai boys saved from cave survived on rainwater, tried to dig way out
    Twelve Thai boys and their football coach who became trapped deep in a flooded cave complex tried to dig their way out and survived on rainwater for nine days before being found and later rescued.
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
    Cave boys to take first step into heat of media spotlight with interview
    THE 13 Wild Boars will sit down for a tightly-controlled interview with the media for the first time this evening, now that their physical health has sufficiently recovered from their ordeal trapped inside the flooded Tham Luang cave.
  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00
    Disaster mitigation department went into hibernation
    As the world rallied to help the Wild Boars and their coach trapped in the cave, one key agency was out of sight, out of mind. According to reports, “the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation was nowhere to be seen in the past two weeks”.
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  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
    ‘Mu Pa’ boys vow to honour Saman’s sacrifice
    THE MU PA Academy boys were shocked and saddened when told of the death of a former Navy SEAL during the recent marathon operation to rescue them from the flooded Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district.
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