VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories October 22

This week: Line sex, bar raid, Russell Crowe and eyes for sale

VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories October 22
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VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories October 22

published : 22 Oct 2021 at 11:37

writer: Gary Boyle

This week: Line sex, bar raid, Russell Crowe and eyes for sale

Police arrested a transgender woman in Tak for live-streaming sex with her boyfriend to subscribers in a Line group.

The group subscription was 700 baht and many people had joined.

Police raided XOXO Bar on Sukhumvit Soi 12 and held 116 guests -- including 27 foreigners -- along with the manager.

Police found 50 drinking containers filled with beer and 60 glasses of beer at seats inside the pub.

A man offered to sell his family's eyes and kidneys to raise money after his house and land were seized.

He was guarantor for the purchase of an 860,000-baht tractor by the wife of a local policeman. She failed to pay the monthly instalments .

Oscar winner Russell Crowe visited chef Jay Fai's restaurant.

He is in Thailand to film a movie and has tweeted pictures and messages during his stay.

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Vocabulary

  • container : something used for storing or holding things - หีบบรรจุ
  • fail (verb) : to not do something - ผิดพลาด, ล้มเหลว
  • guarantor : a person who agrees to be responsible for somebody or for making sure that something happens or is done - ผู้ค้ำประกัน
  • instalments (noun) : payments made every month/year to pay for something or pay back a loan - งวด, งวดเงินผ่อน, เงินผ่อน
  • kidney : one of the two organs in your body that clean your blood and remove waste - ไต
  • purchase : something that has been bought - ของที่ซื้อมา
  • raid : to use force to enter a place suddenly in order to arrest people or search for something such as illegal weapons or drugs - บุกเข้าจับ, เข้าตรวจค้น
  • seize (verb) : to take something using force - ยึด, จับกุม
  • subscriber : someone who pays money to an organization in order to receive a product, use a service regularly or support the organisation - ผู้ใช้บริการ
  • subscription : an amount of money that you pay regularly to receive a product or service or to be a member of an organization - การบอกรับเป็นสมาชิก
  • tractor (noun) : a farm vehicle - แทรกเตอร์, รถแทรกเตอร์, รถไถ
  • transgender : an umbrella term for people whose gender identity and/or gender expression differs from what is typically associated with the sex they were assigned at birth - คนข้ามเพศ, คนที่แสดงออก หรือแต่งกาย หรือผ่านการผ่าตัดเพื่อเปลี่ยนเป็นเพศตรงข้าม
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