Tag Archives: Thai Boys

UN refugee agency welcomes Thai move to give cave boys citizenship

08 August, 2018 9:33 am 9:33 am

BANGKOK (Reuters) – The UN refugee agency welcomed on Thursday a decision by Thailand to grant Thai citizenship to three boys and their soccer coach from among a group of 13 who were rescued from a flooded cave last month. The 12 boys and their 25-year-old coach, Ekapol Chanthawong, from the “Wild Boars” soccer team … Read More

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‘Hooyah! Mission accomplished’ greets Thai boys rescued from ca...

07 July, 2018 9:03 am 9:03 am

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – Thais reacted with relief, gratitude and exhilaration on Wednesday after the successful rescue of the last group of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave complex, ending an 17-day ordeal that gripped Thailand and the world. The last members of the group of 13 from the “Wild … Read More

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‘Nobody thought we could do it’ – rescue of Thai boys acc...

07 July, 2018 8:48 am 8:48 am

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – Rescuers freed the last four of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from deep inside a flooded cave on Tuesday, a successful end to a perilous mission that gripped the world for more than two weeks. The “Wild Boars” soccer team, aged between 11 and 16, and their 25-year-old … Read More

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