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The week that was in Thailand news: Thai Proverb: When brain failure occurs, blame the brakes!

 

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One can learn an awful lot about the culture of a country or people by examining the proverbs that they use. And Thailand is no different to anywhere in this regard.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079182-the-week-that-was-in-thailand-news-thai-proverb-when-brain-failure-occurs-blame-the-brakes/

 

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Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 66, witnesses describe horror

By Anthony Esposito

 

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Forensic technicians prepare to remove bodies from the site where a fuel pipeline ruptured by suspected oil thieves exploded, in the municipality of Tlahuelilpan, state of Hidalgo, Mexico January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero

 

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 66 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079459-mexico-fuel-pipeline-blast-kills-66-witnesses-describe-horror/

 

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Murdered Polish mayor's funeral draws crowd of 45,000 in Gdansk

By Pawel Goraj

 

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Candle lights and signs honouring Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor who died after being stabbed at charity event, are seen in the main square of Krakow, Poland January 19, 2019. Agencja Gazeta/Jakub Porzycki via REUTERS

 

GDANSK, Poland (Reuters) - Murdered Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz's funeral drew tens of thousands of people in the Polish Baltic coast city on Saturday amid outrage over his murder six days ago.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079473-murdered-polish-mayors-funeral-draws-crowd-of-45000-in-gdansk/

 

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Former British PM John Major urges May to drop Brexit red lines

 

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Britain's ex-Prime Minister John Major appears on the Marr Show on BBC television in London, Britain, July 22, 2018. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS/Files

 

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her "red lines" on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079474-former-british-pm-john-major-urges-may-to-drop-brexit-red-lines/

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Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end U.S. government shutdown

By Steve Holland and Jan Wolfe

 

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U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the humanitarian crisis on the Southern border and the shutdown as Vice President Mike Pence looks on at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for "Dreamers" and other immigrants, but Democrats immediately dismissed it.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079475-trump-proposes-wall-for-daca-in-bid-to-end-us-government-shutdown/

 

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Schar double earns Newcastle crucial 3-0 win over Cardiff

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - Newcastle United v Cardiff City - St James' Park, Newcastle, Britain - January 19, 2019 Cardiff City's Nathaniel Mendez-Laing in action with Newcastle United's Matt Ritchie Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith

 

(Reuters) - Newcastle United moved out of the relegation zone and dropped Cardiff City into it as an unlikely double by Fabian Schar earned them a crucial 3-0 victory at St James' Park on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079496-schar-double-earns-newcastle-crucial-3-0-win-over-cardiff/

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Offside call leaves Burnley to settle for draw at Watford

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - Watford v Burnley - Vicarage Road, Watford, Britain - January 19, 2019 Watford's Gerard Deulofeu shoots at goal REUTERS/David Klein

 

(Reuters) - Lowly Burnley made it four games unbeaten in the Premier League with a 0-0 draw at seventh-placed Watford on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079509-offside-call-leaves-burnley-to-settle-for-draw-at-watford/

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Arsenal revive top-four hopes with win over Chelsea

By Martyn Herman

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - Arsenal v Chelsea - Emirates Stadium, London, Britain - January 19, 2019 Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny shoots at goal REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

 

LONDON, (Reuters) - Arsenal revived their hopes of a top-four finish with first-half goals by Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny securing a comfortable 2-0 derby win at home to toothless Chelsea on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079517-arsenal-revive-top-four-hopes-with-win-over-chelsea/

 

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Liverpool dig deep to see off Palace in Anfield goalfest

By Simon Evans

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Crystal Palace - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - January 19, 2019 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah in action with Crystal Palace's Mamadou Sakho REUTERS/Phil Noble

 

Premier League leaders Liverpool recovered from a poor first-half display as they came from behind to beat an impressive Crystal Palace 4-3 in an enthralling clash at Anfield on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079518-liverpool-dig-deep-to-see-off-palace-in-anfield-goalfest/

 

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Wilson scores wonder volley as Bournemouth beat West Ham

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - AFC Bournemouth v West Ham United - Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, Britain - January 19, 2019 Bournemouth's Joshua King in action with West Ham's Declan Rice Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

 

(Reuters) - Bournemouth's Callum Wilson smashed home a wonderful second-half volley and his strike partner Joshua King added a second to give their side a much-needed 2-0 home win over West Ham United in their Premier League clash on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079519-wilson-scores-wonder-volley-as-bournemouth-beat-west-ham/

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Big win for Hasenhuettl's revived Southampton over Everton

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - Southampton v Everton - St Mary's Stadium, Southampton, Britain - January 19, 2019 Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson in action with Southampton's Jannik Vestergaard Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

 

(Reuters) - Southampton earned a crucial 2-1 win over Everton at St Mary's on Saturday but had to endure a nervy finish as they boosted their battle against Premier League relegation under galvanising new manager Ralph Hasenhuettl.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079520-big-win-for-hasenhuettls-revived-southampton-over-everton/

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Man United keep rolling with 2-1 win over Brighton

 

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Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Brighton & Hove Albion - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - January 19, 2019 Manchester United's Paul Pogba shoots at goal REUTERS/Peter Powell

 

(Reuters) - Manchester United stretched their perfect run under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to seven wins from as many games in all competitions with a 2-1 home defeat of Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League on Saturday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079521-man-united-keep-rolling-with-2-1-win-over-brighton/

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Rival groups demonstrate in Thailand as election tensions grow

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat and Panarat Thepgumpanat

 

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A placard mocking Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha as Pinocchio is seen as activists hold up candles while gathering to demand quick elections to end military rule at a university in Bangkok, Thailand, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Rival groups held demonstrations in Thailand's capital on Saturday, with hundreds of people demanding quick elections to end military rule and a much smaller group of pro-junta supporters saying it was too soon for a vote.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079523-rival-groups-demonstrate-in-thailand-as-election-tensions-grow/

 

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Man charged with murder of Israeli exchange student in Melbourne

 

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Aiia Maasarwe's father Saeed Maasarwe is seen at the vigil for his daughter on the steps of Parliament House in Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2019. AAP Image/Stefan Postles/via REUTERS

 

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A 20-year-old man was charged on Saturday with the murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe in Melbourne amidst an outrage over violence against women in Australia's second-largest city.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079525-man-charged-with-murder-of-israeli-exchange-student-in-melbourne/

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