Dhammakaya ‘Knows’ Jobs’ Afterlife

From the Bangkok Post: “Wat Phra Dhammakaya in Pathum Thani province on Monday stirred an internet controversy when it released an article on its website referring to the afterlife of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, claiming the American legend has been reincarnated as a mid-level angel dwelling not far from his Apple office in a parallel world.” Read the full story here.

Whistle Blower Appears Unusually Rich: Democrat MP

From The Nation: “Graft whistle blower Ruangkrai Leekitwattana appears unusually rich, having amassed Bt34 million in three years, Democrat MP Sathit Pitutecha said on Wednesday.” Read the full story here.

Yellow Shirt’s Long Haul in Bid to Dodge Arrest

From The Nation: “Yellow-shirt leader Karun Saingarm sat defiantly in his pickup truck yesterday as police hauled him and his vehicle for over 300 kilometres from Buri Ram to the Crime Suppression Division in the capital.” Read the full story here.

Princess Funds Floating Toilets

From The Nation: “HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has graciously granted personal funds to the Labour Ministry to provide floating toilets for those affected by the floods, the ministry’s permanent secretary Somkiat Chayasriwong said Tuesday.” Read the full story here.

Thai Man Kills Sleeping Friend in Russian Roulette

From Australia’s 9 News: “A 23-year-old Thai man has been arrested on murder charges after winning a game of Russian roulette with his friend, who was asleep at the time.” Read the full story here.