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Gigantic 59ft Tapeworm Emerges From Man’s Bum after he Complained of Stomach Pain
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Gigantic 59ft Tapeworm Emerges From Man’s Bum after he Complained of Stomach Pain

A man complaining of stomach pains had a gigantic 59ft long tapeworm removed from his anus. The 67-year-old patient, from Nong Khai province, Thailand, said he had suffered "flatulence" since the beginning of March and went to a hospital where the doctor took a stool sample for testing. The results showed it contained 28 infective larvae which the doctors believed came from infected and uncooked beef. They prescribed medication to the patient and after taking it, the giant parasite oozed out of his anus the next day on March 20. Footage taken at the Parasitic Disease Research Centre shows two astonished medics pouring water onto the gigantic tapeworm. It measured just over 18 metres (59ft) in length, making it the longest tapeworm seen in Thailand in the last 50 years. ...
Villagers In Thailand Worship Calf With 2 Heads After Its Owner Wins Lottery
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Villagers In Thailand Worship Calf With 2 Heads After Its Owner Wins Lottery

Since the calf was born, its owner claims he has won nearly £500 on the lottery. Villagers have flocked to see the creature and a shrine is set to be built in its honour A malformed calf born with two heads has been worshipped by superstitious villagers, who believe it is a sign of good luck. Footage shows people lighting incense in front of the animal’s body before saying their prayers in the Buriram province in Thailand on February 14. The calf was also born with two sets of reproductive organs and an extra ear poking out in the middle of its two heads. Its significant deformities led to the newborn having difficulty breathing and it became too weak to eat. Farmer Somorn Krasaesom, 66, took it to a clinic but it died half an hour after it was born. Somorn said he wa...
Man Hospitalized After Putting Ring On Penis To Enlarge It On Val Day (Graphic)
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Man Hospitalized After Putting Ring On Penis To Enlarge It On Val Day (Graphic)

In an attempt to stretch out his manhood in time to show it off on Valentine's Day, a man instead had a date with a metal-cutter in hospital A man's penis was left uncontrollably swollen after he tried enlarging it with a metal ring for Valentine's Day. The unnamed hopeless romantic wanted to impress his date and had heard a simple trick using only the contents of his toolbox could do the job. Instead in a horror turn of events, the metal rings became stuck, forcing medics to carefully slice through it with a metal-cutter. He told medics: "I was terrified that I would need my penis amputated. It had swollen so much that I thought it would burst." The man from Bangkok, Thailand believed that by putting his penis through a nut, it would enlarge and strengthen it by forcing...
Nigerian In Thailand Arrested For Overstaying 60-Day Visa By 7 Years
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Nigerian In Thailand Arrested For Overstaying 60-Day Visa By 7 Years

A 40-year-old Nigerian has been arrested by immigration officers in Thailand for allegedly overstaying his visa by 2,683 days. It was discovered that Onyebuchi Ezedinugwu had entered Thailand in April 2014 on a 60-day tourist visa with permission to stay until June 25 of same year. He was, however, arrested on Tuesday by immigration officers led by region one commander Pol Maj-Gen Piti Nitinonthaset at Soi Phetchaburi 35 in the Makkasan area of Bangkok. Reports gathered say illegal immigration is considered as a major factor of the second wave of COVID-19 after an outbreak at Samut Sakhon seafood market, affecting a large migrant population. Region 1 Deputy Lt-Col Suriya Phuangsombat said the immigration were targeting Africans to check on their visa status as part of measu...
Nigerian Cocaine Trafficker Arrested In Trinidad And Tobago
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Nigerian Cocaine Trafficker Arrested In Trinidad And Tobago

A 40-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested by police in Trinidad and Tobago for allegedly attempting to smuggle cocaine into Thailand and India. Trinidad and Tobago Police Service wrote on Facebook: "January 14th, 2021 MEDIA RELEASE Nigerian National – Cocaine in Fishing Reels A Nigerian national is today in Police custody for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. On January 13th, 2021, at around 2.15 pm officers attached to the Marabella Criminal Investigation Department (CID), as a result of information received, proceeded to TTPost, Coffee Street San Fernando, where they detained the 40-year-old man, a Nigerian National, of Rueben Lane Enterprise, Chaguanas. The suspect reportedly attempted to export a quantity of cocaine to India and Thaila...
Villagers Flock To Worship 5-Legged Mutant Cow In Thailand
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Villagers Flock To Worship 5-Legged Mutant Cow In Thailand

Villagers claim to have had dreams about lottery numbers ever since the calf was born. With 2021 being the Year of the Ox in the Chinese calendar, more people have flocked to see it for "good luck A deformed calf born with five legs has become a local celebrity, with superstitious villagers arriving from all around to worship it. Footage shows villagers gathering on a field to take turns touching the unusual-looking cow in Surin province, northeast Thailand, on January 6. The camera pans to show the poor cow, whose extra leg can be seen protruding from its back. Its fifth leg also has two hoofs, which are intertwined with each other. Incredibly, the two-year-old calf named Kamkoo is otherwise healthy and can potter around the field while grazing with her mother. The f...
Protests In Thailand Over The Ban Of Pornhub & 190 Other Pornographic Websites
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Protests In Thailand Over The Ban Of Pornhub & 190 Other Pornographic Websites

A protest has been held in Bangkok after the Thai government announced it has banned Pornhub and 190 other websites showing pornography. Digital minister Puttipong Punnakanta said the block was part of efforts to restrict access to porn and gambling websites, adding that such content is illegal under the country's cybercrime law. A demonstration was held at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society in the capital with protesters holding signs reading "Free Pornhub". Thailand was in the top 20 for daily traffic to Pornhub in 2019 and has a globally-known sex industry.
Thailand goes 22days without new infections
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Thailand goes 22days without new infections

Thailand on Tuesday reported no new coronavirus infections or deaths and marked 22 successive days without a domestic transmission. The country has recorded a total 58 deaths related to Covid-19 among some 3,135 confirmed cases, of which 2,993 patients have recovered. It was the third time in six days that no cases were reported. All recent cases have been found in quarantine among Thais returning from abroad, said Panprapa Yongtrakul, a spokeswoman for the government’s Covid-19 Administration Centre.
Thailand Enters Global Race For COVID-19 Vaccine With Trials On Monkeys
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Thailand Enters Global Race For COVID-19 Vaccine With Trials On Monkeys

Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative coronavirus vaccine it hopes will be ready by 2021, a top researcher said Monday. More than 100 candidate vaccines are currently in various stages of development around the world, at least eight of which are in clinical trials with humans, according to the World Health Organization. Oxford University researchers are considered the frontrunners in the race, starting clinical trials last month on a version based on a different virus that causes infections in chimpanzees. Dr. Suchinda Malaivitjitnond, director of the National Primate Research Center of Thailand who oversaw Saturday’s vaccine injections to an initial group of 13 monkeys, said she hoped a “Made in Thailand” vaccine would b...
Thailand MotoGP postponed as virus wrecks season’s start
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Thailand MotoGP postponed as virus wrecks season’s start

Thailand's MotoGP was postponed over the new coronavirus on Monday as motorcycling's premier championship took its second hit in two days from the deadly outbreak. A day after the season-opening Qatar MotoGP was axed, Thailand organisers postponed the 20-22 March race in Buriram without setting a new date. "I don't say it's cancelled, I just say it is postponed until time allows us to do (the event)," Anutin Charnvirakul, chairman of the Thailand MotoGP organising committee, told AFP. "It's because of the coronavirus," added Anutin, who is also Thailand's deputy prime minister and health minister. "We need to postpone it today until further notice." The move means both of the season's first two races have been shelved. The next race on the schedule is in Austin, Texas on 5...
China Locks Down Two Cities to Curb Virus Outbreak
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China Locks Down Two Cities to Curb Virus Outbreak

China locked down nearly 20 million in two cities at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak on Thursday, banning planes and trains from leaving in an unprecedented move aimed at containing the disease which has already spread to other countries. The respiratory virus has claimed 17 lives since emerging from a seafood and animal market in Wuhan, infected hundreds of other people nationwide and been detected as far away as the United States. Streets and shopping centres in Wuhan, a major port city in central Hubei province with a population of 11 million people, were eerily quiet after authorities told residents not to leave town “without a special reason”. Trains and planes out of Wuhan were indefinitely suspended, tollways on roads out the city were closed, leading to fea...
Katie Price kisses her son Harvey on the lips as they enjoy holiday in Thailand
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Katie Price kisses her son Harvey on the lips as they enjoy holiday in Thailand

Katie Price was pictured kissing her son Harvey on the lips as they enjoyed a luxury holiday in Thailand. The 41-year-old former glamour model and her 17-year-old son were dressed for a dip in the pool when she put one hand around the teenager's neck as she planted a kiss on his lips. Katie Price recently insisted she's having the time of her life with her eldest son. "Harvey so happy on this holiday with just his mom," she captioned a clip of her son in the pool. The pair also played games outside their room. Katie and Harvey are seen clapping during a game of pat-a-cake before the mum-of-five gives him a kiss on the lips.
Thailand: Football Fan Electrocuted By His Phone As He Watched A Match On Phone
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Thailand: Football Fan Electrocuted By His Phone As He Watched A Match On Phone

Football fan is 'electrocuted by his phone' as he watched a match on his handset in bed with the charger plugged in *Somchai Singkhorn, 40, was watching football on his handset in bed on Tuesday *Police in Samut Prakan, Thailand suspect that Somchai was then electrocuted *Laotian roommate Saeng thought his friend was just ill when he first found him *Police said Somchai may have died differently after finding beer in his room A chef who liked to stay up late watching football on his phone is believed to have died after being electrocuted by the handset. Somchai Singkhorn, 40, was last seen on Tuesday night laying on his mattress with a can of beer, watching TV on his phone with his headphones plugged in. Police Colonel Warawach Thammasarot said: 'The deceased was laid on...
17-Year-Old Game Addict Dies After Playing Game All Through The Night
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17-Year-Old Game Addict Dies After Playing Game All Through The Night

A video game addict from Thailand died in front of his computer while as he played through the night The 17-year old boy, identified as Piyawat Harikun from Udon Thani, who was reportedly on holidays, collapsed and died in front of his computer while he played all through the night. Piyawat's father Jaranwit, said they found him collapsed from the computer chair and was slumped against a PC tower on the floor when they went to the bedroom on Monday afternoon (Oct.5) He said "there was a pile of takeaway boxes on the desk and a bottle of fizzy pop at his feet, while his headphones were resting on top of another computer tower. he would stay up all-night then draw the curtains in the day to continue his fixation with gaming, spending hours on the computer at the home. W...
Pastor Aramide Ojo Arrested In Thailand For Romance Scam
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Pastor Aramide Ojo Arrested In Thailand For Romance Scam

A Nigerian, Pastor Aramide Ojo, has been arrested by Thai police for defrauding 3 Thai women of 1.5million Baht($49,500). Aramide Ojo scammed the women by posing as an Italian on the dating site BitMistress.com. He claimed to be an Italian businessman with a chain of luxury fashion stores. He contacted the women and started a romantic relationship with them. His method of defrauding victims is to tell them he intends opening high ends stores in Thailand for them. Then he claims he has shipped the goods. Thereafter, the goods are held by Thai customs. He poses as a fake customs officer and gives the women terms for the release of the luxury goods. The terms states that, because the goods are luxury goods for resale, a shop must be rented in a highbrow business district before t...
Nigeria’s Border Closure Hits Hard On India, Thailand Others
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Nigeria’s Border Closure Hits Hard On India, Thailand Others

Reports say the wholesale price of top exporting countries fell on product glut resulting from a decline in exports A report by Business Day indicates that the closure of Nigeria’s land borders aimed at curbing smuggling activities, especially of rice, has taken a toll on rice-exporting countries. According to the report, the price of the commodity dipped by a joint 46 percent in one month in countries like Thailand and India. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Wednesday, August 21, ordered the closure of the Seme border. Between that period and September, the wholesale price of the broken parboiled rice, the species in top exporting countries fell on product glut resulting from a decline in exports. In India, the wholesale price dropped from $0.64/kg in August to $0.40/kg as at 30 S...
Kerry Katona goes topless to reveal painful-looking surgery scars after 4th boob job +18
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Kerry Katona goes topless to reveal painful-looking surgery scars after 4th boob job +18

Kerry Katona went topless while soaking up the sun with her boyfriend Ryan Mahoney in Thailand and the results of her recent boob job was on display for all to see. The ex-Atomic Kitten singer, 39, flaunted her newly uplifted boobs. Photos of Kerry's boobs showed painful-looking surgery scars that seemed far from healed. She confidently put her scars on display as she lay next to Ryan Mahoney. The pair, who recently rekindled their romance after splitting last year, looked smitten as they relaxed on the sun lounger.          
UNN Graduate Arrested For Paying Kenyan Man To Traffic 1.2kg Of Cocaine
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UNN Graduate Arrested For Paying Kenyan Man To Traffic 1.2kg Of Cocaine

A graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has been arrested in Thailand for paying a Kenyan man to help him traffick 1,2kg of cocaine into the country. Trouble started for Osita Joseph Ukpa after Glenn Chibasellow Ooko was stopped at Bangkok's and 68 packets of cocaine were found in his stomach. Authorities said Ooko, 43, had flown on Monday from Ethiopia to the Thai capital's Suvarnabhumi airport, where he was detained. An x-ray showed dozens of oblong items in his stomach, which were filled with cocaine. "He swallowed cocaine weighing 1.2 kilograms, which were in 68 packets," the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) said in a statement.
Ice Prince caused my breakup with Vanessa Mdee – Juma Jux reveals
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Ice Prince caused my breakup with Vanessa Mdee – Juma Jux reveals

Juma Jux is finally going public with what caused his breakup with Vanessa Mdee and he roped in Ice Prince into the 'breakup picture'.    Describing the 2017 photos his Tanzanian superstar ex-girlfriend took with Ice Prince as 'Intimidating' in an interview with Dozen Selection, Juma Jux admitted that he overreacted as the duo were working on a song at that time. "Vanessa was traveling and I was looking at Instagram pictures, I saw pictures with Ice Prince, and there were people I was sitting with, they ask me now what pictures these people are taking. The future. Then there came the Trey songz stuff. So I sent a text, what is this, delete. She asked me whats wrong with the picture I’m performing.  I told her the picture is not cool. So I was paranoid and that caused a lot o...
South Africa deemed most dangerous country for ‘solo’ women travelers while US is ranked as the worst in the West
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South Africa deemed most dangerous country for ‘solo’ women travelers while US is ranked as the worst in the West

South Africa has been deemed the most dangerous country in the world for solo women travellers to visit but America is the worst in the West.   The 'Women's Danger Index', based on the 50 most visited destinations across the globe, evaluated eight crucial risk factors. These include whether or not women feel safe to walk alone at night, homicide rates and gender inequality.   The study, by travel bloggers Asher and Lyric Fergusson, found South Africa was the worst for violence against women by non-partners, homicides, and how safe women feel walking alone at night. Thailand is the worst in the Far East a region popular with backpackers overall, and the worst for attitudes towards violence against women.   America came out worst in the West for its homicide ...
Police Arrest Man After Allegedly R*ping An 89-Year-Old Woman
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Police Arrest Man After Allegedly R*ping An 89-Year-Old Woman

A 71-year-old man, Yap Chaiphak, has been arrested by the police in Southern Thailand after confessing to have raped an 89-year-old neighbour. However, before the police arrived, some measure of “justice” had already been given to Chaiphak. A granddaughter of the victim, simply identified as Naphawan, affirmed that she whacked Yap four or five times with a broom handle for not being remorseful of his shameful act. “I admit I lost my temper,” she said. “Society is not safe any more – for a neighbour to do this to my gran is just terrible”. The victim, identified simply as Mia, was raped while out on a raised platform outside her house in the village of Ban Na, on Monday. The suspect has been admitted and taken to hospital to treat a broken arm and damaged ribs which he got fro...
Man Poses With Monster Fish He Caught In A Lake
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Man Poses With Monster Fish He Caught In A Lake

A British man has posed with a fish said to be the world's biggest carp fish that weighed a staggering 232lbs he caught at a stream. According to Dailymail, John Harvey, 42, landed the enormous Siamese carp after a knee-trembling 80 minute battle to reel it in at a lake in Thailand. British-born John from Westleigh, near Bideford, Devon, couldn't believe his eyes when the monster broke the surface of the water. It tipped the scales at 16 and a half stone (105kg). The colossal carp had to be weighed using scales on a robust stainless steel tripod. And John needed help from two other anglers, Dan Hastings and Lagoon guide, Nanwam, to lift the huge specimen to pose for a picture with it at the Palm Tree Lagoon at Chedi Hak in southern Thailand. His catch beat the previous wo...
‘USWNT boss Ellis should be embarrassed for her team’s Thailand celebrations’ – Canada national team star Matheson
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‘USWNT boss Ellis should be embarrassed for her team’s Thailand celebrations’ – Canada national team star Matheson

Several of the team's former rivals on the pitch have lashed out at the side for its celebrations in its opening World Cup match The U.S. women’s national team has been slammed for its celebrations against Thailand, with current Canadian national team star Diana Matheson saying USWNT manager Jill Ellis should be embarrassed at her team's antics. The USWNT began its World Cup defense with a 13-0 destruction of Thailand on Tuesday night in Reims, setting an all-time World Cup record for the highest margin of victory in a game. With goal differential a tiebreaker in the group stage, the U.S. was incentivized to score as many goals as it could, but the way the team reacted to several goals late in the match has come under fire.
‘You can’t feel bad for scoring as many goals as possible’ – USWNT defends 13-goal blitz against Thailand
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‘You can’t feel bad for scoring as many goals as possible’ – USWNT defends 13-goal blitz against Thailand

The U.S. opened the World Cup with a record-breaking performance, as they scored an incredible 10 goals in the second half U.S. midfielder Sam Mewis was answering a question about Alex Morgan’s incredible performance against Thailand on Tuesday night and said, “Alex getting four goals was crazy.” Several media members interrupted her. Actually, it was five goals. “She got five goals?!” Mewis exclaimed with genuine surprise. “Oh my god, I thought she got four. That’s wild!”
NDLEA Chairman Opposes Akeredolu On Marijuana, Denies Trip To Thailand
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NDLEA Chairman Opposes Akeredolu On Marijuana, Denies Trip To Thailand

NDLEA Chairman, Col. Muhammad Abdallah (retd), has opposed Governor Akeredolu on his stance on marijuana as he further denied the alleged reason they visited Thailand. Col. Muhammad Abdallah (retd) who denied visiting Thailand with Governor Akeredolu to learn how to grow Marijuana for economic gain as being reported in some quarters, revealed that they recently destroyed 3,900 hectares of cannabis sativa in Ondo State. The NDLEA Chairman who opposed Governor Akeredolu over their alleged marijuana trip to Thailand, added that Nigeria’s staunch opposition to legalising cannabis as restated at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs’ round-table talks in March 2019 still stands. His statement read in parts; “My attention has been drawn to the misinformation that the Ondo State Governor and...
Akeredolu Returns From Thailand, Frowns At Illegal Cultivation Of Cannabis
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Akeredolu Returns From Thailand, Frowns At Illegal Cultivation Of Cannabis

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has shed more light on his trip to Thailand for Medicinal Cannabis Extract Development in Ondo State. Akeredolu who spoke with Government House Reporters at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, shortly after his arrival from Thailand, explained that the focus of his administration is on medical Cannabis cultivation in controlled areas under the full supervision of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). He refuted the rumour making the rounds that government was encouraging cannabis cultivation, noting that government was only looking at the possibility of having legally cultivated cannabis for Medicinal usage. He frowned at illegal cultivation of cannabis in the state. The governor observed that since ...
Seun Kuti Hails Governor Akeredolu For Considering Growing Marijuana
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Seun Kuti Hails Governor Akeredolu For Considering Growing Marijuana

Afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti, has reacted to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu's move as he considers growing Marijuana for commercial purpose in the state. The state governor who is currently in Thailand to understudy the process, got alot of Nigerians excited when he announed his plans on social media yesterday. Seun Kuti in his reaction said, 'ehn Mr excellency sir, if u want me to move to your state, just say so. This beating about the bush is unnecessary. Afrobeat is about to switch home base y’all. Just imagine one good joint for my back ache then better Ondo pounded yam to heal my stomach pain'.
Ondo State To Focus On Marijuana Market – Akeredolu
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Ondo State To Focus On Marijuana Market – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, who is currently in Thailand with the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah rtd on visit for a Program on Medicinal Cannabis Extract Development, has said in a response to SaharaReporters on twitter, that his administration will focus on the legal Marijuana Market, which will in turn generate several billions of dollars and also provide thousands of jobs for the teeming youths. In his tweets, "We all know that Ondo State is the hot bed of cannabis cultivation in Nigeria. We know how to grow it and it thrives well in the Sunshine State. With an estimated value of $145 Billion in 2025, we would be shortchanging ourselves if we failed t tap into the Legal Marijuana Market"...
‘It’s about being ready for June 11’ – USWNT right back O’Hara not yet fully fit after ankle setback
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‘It’s about being ready for June 11’ – USWNT right back O’Hara not yet fully fit after ankle setback

The defender has made the U.S. World Cup squad, but will likely be brought along slowly in the team's send-off series U.S. women’s national team defender Kelley O’Hara admitted she is not yet at 100 percent in her ongoing recovery from an ankle injury, saying her main focus is being ready for the World Cup. O’Hara has been named to the team’s roster for the tournament in France, but the USWNT’s presumed starting right back is still fighting her way back to full fitness after a difficult recovery from an operation. The 30-year-old underwent ankle surgery back in October and did not play for the U.S. again until February. After a setback, O’Hara missed both of the USWNT’s April friendlies, raising concerns about her status for the World Cup, which begins for the U.S. on June 11 ...
King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn who has been divorced three times marries the deputy head of his personal security detail
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King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn who has been divorced three times marries the deputy head of his personal security detail

The king of Thailand has married the deputy head of his personal security detail, and given her the title of queen. The surprise announcement comes before his elaborate coronation ceremonies begin on Saturday, when his position is consecrated.   King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66, became the constitutional monarch after the death of his father in 2016. He has been married and divorced three times before and has seven children. A royal statement said: King Vajiralongkorn "has decided to promote General Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya, his royal consort, to become Queen Suthida and she will hold royal title and status as part of the royal family". Queen Suthida is King Vajiralongkorn's long-term partner and has been seen with him in public for many years, though their relationship h...
Nigeria Wins Bronze At U21 Beach Volleyball Championship In Cairo
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Nigeria Wins Bronze At U21 Beach Volleyball Championship In Cairo

Nigeria’s male volleyball team has beaten hosts Egypt to win bronze at the U-21 Beach Volleyball Championship in Cairo and also booked a place at the World Championship scheduled for June in Thailand. The duo of Eze Collins and Emmanuel Okeke ignored the noise from the home fans and put up a spirited performance to beat Egypt 2-0 (21-15 21-16). The Nigeria boys lost to Mozambique in a tensed semi-final match which ended 2-1 (21-18, 20-22, 15-13) in favour of Mozambique.
Thai Ex-PM Thaksin Alleges Election Marred By Irregularities
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Thai Ex-PM Thaksin Alleges Election Marred By Irregularities

Thailand’s election was marred by “irregularities” and “rigged” to ensure the military retain their political grip on the kingdom, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra told AFP in an interview on Monday. “Everyone knows in Thailand, everyone international that observed the election in Thailand, knows that (there) is irregularities,” he told AFP in English. “What we call, we should call, rigged elections is there. It’s not good for Thailand.” The 69-year-old tycoon was ousted in a 2006 coup and has since chosen self-exile in Dubai, but has remained a towering figure in Thailand’s decade-long treadmill of protests and coups. In the months running up to Sunday’s vote Thaksin had remained tight-lipped. But he hit out during an interview with AFP in Hong Kong on Monday, accusing the ju...
Thailand sends Overweight Policemen to fat reduction Camp
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Thailand sends Overweight Policemen to fat reduction Camp

Overweight Police officers in Thailand are currently undergoing a weight-loss training at a camp as part of a nation-wide program aptly called “Belly Destruction”. After the success of a two-week pilot program, police stations in Thailand have begun sending their fattest officers to the Central Police Training Center in the city of Pak Chong, to take part in an intense physical activity designed to adjust the size of their bellies. Each station will periodically send two to three overweight policemen to the centre, where they will work out, ride bicycles and adopt a healthy, protein-rich diet to shed as much extra weight as possible. The Belly Destruction program started gaining attention after photos of overweight police officers taking part in the daily exercise routine went...
Photos: Two Nigerian Nationals Nabbed in Thailand for Investment Fraud, Overstaying visa
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Photos: Two Nigerian Nationals Nabbed in Thailand for Investment Fraud, Overstaying visa

Two Nigerian men have been arrested in Thailand for investment scam. The Nigerian nationals identified as Emmannuel Tochukwu Olisakwe, 55, and Friday Ekene Ochiaka, 41, were arrested in Bangkok’s Bang Kapi area and accused of sending an email inviting people to wire money to an investment fund. The scam cited the name of a well-known financial institute’s executive to boost credibility. Police found that the two men then wired the ill-gotten money to an accomplice identified as Daniel Abuah – who is still at large and being sought. This case was launched after the executive whose name was used heard through a friend about the scam email and filed a complaint. Besides the charge of fraud, the two Nigerians are also accused of overstaying their visas for nearly two years.
Falcons thrash Thailand 3-0, end campaign on a high
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Falcons thrash Thailand 3-0, end campaign on a high

Nigeria’s women national team, Super Falcons ended their campaign at the Cyprus Women’s Cup with a commanding 3-0 win over Thailand – one of the 24 countries that will take part in this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup finals. Forward Asisat Oshoala scored her second goal of the tournament in the 23rd minute to open the floodgate, before defender Onome Ebi made it two for Nigeria five minutes later. Anam Imo, who also scored Nigeria’s winning goal in the 4-3 defeat of Slovakia on Friday last week, got Nigeria’s third in the 74th minute to seal the victory. The Falcons had edged Slovakia in an interesting encounter on Friday, with goals from Rita Chikwelu (who made a brace), Osinachi Ohale and Imo. On Monday, the nine –time African champions lost 0-1 to Belgium. Nigeria had opened h...
Hungry monkeys raid a School in search of Food
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Hungry monkeys raid a School in search of Food

More than 20 long-tailed macaques raided a vocational college in Krabi’s Klong Thom district, Thailand on Wednesday morning, apparently to search for food. The monkeys came down from the hills behind an army base in the district and searched through garbage bins. They also ransacked teachers’ rooms and classrooms and caused damage to the school. The primates were apparently not afraid of the teachers and threatened anyone approaching them. Chinachipa Dungsuksai, head of accounts at the college, said the monkeys raided the building for three days running looking for food and sparking fears they would injure someone. Suwat Suksri, head of Thung Thalae Wildlife Sanctuary, said officers tried to lure the monkeys with fruit to cages, which might take a few days. Su...
Demi Rose Flaunts Her Incredible Curves in a Gold Crossover Swimsuit as She Continues Her Exotic Thailand Trip
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Demi Rose Flaunts Her Incredible Curves in a Gold Crossover Swimsuit as She Continues Her Exotic Thailand Trip

British lingerie model, Demi Rose rose to fame after she briefly dated rapper Tyga following his split from Kylie Jenner. On Sunday, the 23-year-old Birmingham-born beauty who is currently in Phuket, Thailand was pictured striking several poses as she stripped down to a one-piece gold crossover swimsuit which showcased her jaw-dropping curves for a shoot. Continue to see more photos below.
Bangkok Locals Use Bras And Pants to Cover Their Face From Deadly Smog
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Bangkok Locals Use Bras And Pants to Cover Their Face From Deadly Smog

Bangkok locals in Thailand have taken to wearing bras and pants to cover their face as the stricken country runs out of face masks. The capital Bangkok has been carpeted in a thick blanket of killer smog since Sunday – sparking health warnings and desperate attempts to make it rain. But the toxic cloud, a mixture of fine particles that is eight times higher than safe levels, is expected to continue for at least another month amidst humid, stagnant weather. Sales of N95 masks that block out the particles have soared and most shops are out of stock. The chaotic situation has caused people to take to social media with pictures of their own improvised solutions to the toxic smog. Bras have become a popular alternative and one man was seen with his wife’s red bra strapped across ...
Nigerian Man Climbs Rooftop In Thailand To Avoid Arrest (Photos)
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Nigerian Man Climbs Rooftop In Thailand To Avoid Arrest (Photos)

A Nigerian man did the unthinkable while trying to avoid arrest. According to report,immigration/security officers stormed their residence and arrested many of the Africans that have no papers. The Nigerian man tried to escape by climbing the zinc. The incident reportedly happened in Thailand.
Actress Chika Ike Spotted Relaxing With A Tiger In Bangkok
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Actress Chika Ike Spotted Relaxing With A Tiger In Bangkok

Nollywood actress and business woman Chika Ike is forever full of surprises. Just as other celebrities were busy celebrating the festive season in different ways, Chika Ike was spotted spending some time with a tiger at a Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. She shared the above photo with the caption ‘The Tiger whisperer �� #bangkok #thailand’   View this post on Instagram   Actress #chikaike posed with a #tiger as she vacations in #Thailand A post shared by Mycelebrityandi (@mycelebrityandi) on Dec 27, 2018 at 7:54am PST
Lawmakers In Thailand Approve Medical Use Of Marijuana
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Lawmakers In Thailand Approve Medical Use Of Marijuana

Thailand's interim parliament has voted to allow the use of medical cannabis while recreational use of the drug remains illegal.   Lawmaker Somchai Sawangkarn said the passing of an amendment to allow medical marijuana in the country "could be considered as a New Year gift to Thais."   "The amendment (on the Narcotics Bill) was passed the second and third readings today. And will become effective once it is published on the Royal Gazette," he said. The National Legislative Assembly's 166 members voted in favor of the change and there were no votes objecting to the motion. There were 13 members who abstained from the vote.   This makes Thailand the first country in Southeast Asia to allow the use of medical marijuana. The region is notorious for its hardline...
My wife almost found Christmas gift hot girlfriend sent to me – UK tourist
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My wife almost found Christmas gift hot girlfriend sent to me – UK tourist

A UK man who had a fling with a Thai woman while on vacation in the Asian country has cried out for help after the woman sent a Christmas gift to him all the way from Thailand. According to the man, he really had a good time in Thailand and the gift reminded him of his time in the country. He therefore doesn’t want to discard of the gift, but he’s concerned about his wife finding out.   Read his story below: A girl I had sex with on holiday has sent me Christmas presents and I’m terrified my wife will find them – but I don’t want to give up my exotic lover. I’m 39 and my wife is 36. I went away with two mates to Thailand leaving my missus at home with the kids who are seven and ten. My friends and I had a great time, surrounded by cheap beer and gorgeous gi...
Miss Mexico, Vanessa Ponce De Leon, Is Miss World 2018
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Miss Mexico, Vanessa Ponce De Leon, Is Miss World 2018

26-year-old Mexican representative, Vanessa Ponce de Leon, was today crowned the 2018 Miss World at the classic event that held in Sanya City Arena, China. Vanessa, a model and volunteer, took over from India's Manushi Chhillar, who won the Miss World pageant last year   First runner up was Thailand's Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan, a 20-year-old studying business administration. Miss Belarus Maria Vasilevich, Miss Jamaica Kadijah Robinson and Miss Uganda Quiin Abenakyo were also among the final five. Congrats to the new Miss World! See more photos from the pageant below
Nicole Murphy Flaunts Her Banging Bikini Body As She Vacations In Thailand
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Nicole Murphy Flaunts Her Banging Bikini Body As She Vacations In Thailand

American fashion model, Nicole Murphy, 50, is living her best life in Phuket, Thailand. The mother of five who is currently on vacation in the Asia country took to Instagram to share these stunning bikini photos of herself. Nicole was married to American actor/comedian Eddie Murphy for 12 years. See more photos below.

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