“We took turns digging at the cave walls”: Thai boys relive ordeal in broadcast

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre CHIANG RAI, Thailand, July 18 : The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand recounted details of their ordeal on Wednesday, at their first public appearance, during which they waved, smiled and offered traditional “wai” greetings on a national broadcast. Doctors, relatives and friends, some […]

Thailand to televise first public appearance of rescued cave boys on Wednesday

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre CHIANG RAI, Thailand, July 18 : The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are set to make their first public appearance on Wednesday, at a nationally-broadcast news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai. The boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old […]

Thai cave boys’ first public appearance; locals, media wait for televised address

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre CHIANG RAI, Thailand July 18 : The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave will make their first public appearance on Wednesday when they hold a nationally-televised news conference in Chiang Rai. The boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach sparked an international rescue […]

British caver says he approached by U.S., British lawyers over Musk’s comments

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre MAE SAI, Thailand July 17 : A British caver who helped rescue 12 boys from a Thai cave said on Tuesday that he has been approached by British and American lawyers and will seek legal advice after Tesla CEO Elon Musk directed abuse at him on Twitter. “I’ve been approached by […]

Thailand gave diplomatic immunity to Australian medical team in cave rescue

By Panarat Thepgumpanat BANGKOK, July 16 : Thailand gave diplomatic immunity to three Australians who helped a boys’ soccer team escape from a flooded cave, in case “something went wrong”, its foreign minister said on Monday. The 12 boys of the “Wild Boars” soccer team and their coach are recovering from their ordeal and are […]