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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Vietnamese vegetarian killed in apparent suicide in Nonthaburi

Via: The Nation

Nonthaburi – A Vietnamese vegetarian was killed Monday morning in apparent suicide when he fell from his room of a residential building in side the Sukhothai Thammathirat University.

Tran Huu Dan, 24, fell from his room on the eight floor of the Chalermprakiart Building at 9:30 am.He checked into the room with three other friends on May 22. They were scheduled to check out Monay.

Komsan Phokong, deputy director of the open university, said some 1,000 Vietnamese vegetarians sought permission to use the university’s compound to organize the world vegetarian festival to pray from May 22 to 30.

They arrived on buses and stayed at the building.

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/home/Vietnamese-vegetarian-killed-in-apparent-suicide-i-30156545.html

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photo: ‘Heavy tongue piercing at the annual Vegetarian Festival Thailand’

http://www.thailandmagic.com/Thailand-Festivals.html

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Q: Did you go to the Vegetarian Festival?

A: Oh, hell no!    I STAYED ON THE BUS, and Tip the driver and I, had ribs at the Dukes, Chiang Mai.

https://seattle99.wordpress.com/2011/05/14/chiang-mai-the-dukes-restaurant/

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May 31, 2011 - Posted by | newspapers typos/errors, restaurants, The Nation newspaper | , , , , , ,

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