• Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thailand should return football player refugee to Australia, not Bahrain
    Earlier this week with the world watching, Thailand did the right thing and took action to protect a vulnerable 18-year-old Saudi woman, Rahaf al-Qunun, and stopped her forced return to Kuwait. Right now, there is another young man in Thailand at risk of forced return to Bahrain, where he faces torture and wrongful imprisonment. 
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:19
    Smartphones, cash stolen from football players at National Games in Chiang Rai
    Six smartphones and Bt31,000 in cash were stolen on Wednesday when thieves broke into the dressing room of a football team taking part in the 46th National Games in Chiang Rai.
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thai govt’s vision renews stateless minorities’ hopes
    Two weeks ago, three football players and their coach, who were rescued from the flooded Tham Luang cave last month, were granted Thai nationality and presented with ID cards in a ceremony hosted in Chiang Rai province.
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:46
    IOC chief the latest to send congratulations on cave rescue mission
    International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has sent a letter of congratulations to Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha on the successful operation to rescue the Wild Boars football players from the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai.
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:04
    Two more Mu Pa footballers extracted from cave on Tuesday
    Two more young footballers of Mu Pa Academy football club on Tuesday emerged from Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai province on the day 3 of operation to remove the remaining four football players and their assistant coach.
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:58
    Pad Krapao is first meal choice for rescued footballers
    Spicy Thai basil leaves on rice, or Pad Krapao, was the meal of choice for the four Mu Pa Academy football players after they were rescued from Tham Luang Cave on Sunday, rescue mission chief Narongsak Osottanakorn said on Monday.
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 01:00
    Words, actions of Mother Teresa come floating back
    Thailand is hosting another gripping episode of “Man versus Nature”, this time involving 12 young football players and their 25-year old coach trapped in a dangerous cave in Chiang Rai for more than two weeks.
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  • Tue, 03 Jul 2018 12:27
    Medical team has evacuation plan ready
    Thirteen ambulances have been assembled in front of Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai, ready to transport the 12 young football players and their assistant coach to hospital as soon as they emerge and receive first-aid, a source on the medical team said on Tuesday.
  • Sun, 01 Jul 2018 14:51
    Mental health team works with families of trapped footballers
    A Mental Health Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (MCATT) was on Sunday working around-the-clock in front of the Tham Luang cave where families of 12 teenage football players and their assistant coach have camped out to hear progress on rescue efforts.
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  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    From drones to subs: A hi-tech mission
    LAND, water and airborne technologies have been added to the arsenal of equipment being used in the search and rescue effort for the 12 teenaged footballers and their assistant coach believed trapped in a flooded Chiang Rai cave since last Saturday.
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    International friends send in teams of experts, equipment
    THE INTERNATIONAL community continues to provide support in Thailand’s hour of need, joining the effort to rescue 12 teenaged football players and their assistant missing in a Chiang Rai cave, Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said yesterday.
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 17:42
    Prayers and displays of support from across the nation
    While Thai people were anxiety awaiting the result of the ongoing search-and-rescue mission to save 12 football players and their assistant coach trapped in a flooded Chaing Rai cave, youngsters in schools nationwide on Friday prayed for the team and performed card stunts to express their support.
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:04
    China to send rescue experts, equipment to cave 
    China is preparing to send a team of six rescue experts to Chiang Rai to help find the still-missing 12 young footballers and their coach, according to a press statement from that country’s embassy in Bangkok.
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:04
    Shaft offers fresh hope of cave breakthrough
    A search team has found the most promising looking shaft to date in the mission to rescue 12 teenage football players and their coach who entered Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai province last Saturday.
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  • Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:39
    Drilling to start Thursday night at cave in search for missing footballers
    Drilling equipment on Thursday afternoon reached the Tham Luang Cave, where 12 teenage football players and their assistant coach were last seen on Saturday, in preparations for another effort to reach the victims believed to have been stranded inside by flash floods.
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