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  BALTIMORE/ NOVEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News) “A growing number of American retirees are discovering the charms of Southeast Asia,” says Jennifer Stevens, Executive Editor of International Living. “There’s a lot to recommend the region—and the popularity of spots like Penang or Bangkok reflects that. But lots of communities worth considering for retirement remain well off … Continue reading 3 Under-the-Radar Retirement Spots in Thailand, Vietnam, and Bali for Less than $2,000 a month—InternationalLiving.com

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | After rescue, Thai soccer boys pray for fortune at temple

CHIANG RAI, Thailand— The Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony to protect them against misfortunes, a day after they were discharged from a hospital following their rescue from a flooded cave. The 11 boys and the coach sat and put their hands together to the tune of chanting monks. They … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | After rescue, Thai soccer boys pray for fortune at temple

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | The Latest: Thai soccer boys attend religious ceremony

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The Latest on Thai youth soccer players and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave (all times local): 10:05 a.m. The Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony at a temple to protect them against misfortunes, a day after they were discharged from … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | The Latest: Thai soccer boys attend religious ceremony

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the media

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  — The Latest on Thai youth soccer players and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have appeared at a news conference, entering to applause from the … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the media

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | Soccer team rescued from cave expected to leave hospital

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  — The youth soccer teammates rescued after 18 days trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are expected to be released from the hospital Wednesday and to speak about their ordeal. A news conference with the 12 boys and their coach was being arranged for the evening in the northern city of … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | Soccer team rescued from cave expected to leave hospital

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | In new video, boys crave food, wait to go home next week

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  — The 12 boys and their soccer coach are recovering well and in a brief new video list their food wish lists while the health minister says they’re expected to be discharged next week. Video messages of the boys from a Saturday news conference show them still wearing surgical masks, a safeguard … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | In new video, boys crave food, wait to go home next week

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but outside, rains began

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The boys meant to explore the cave for just an hour, a casual jaunt to relax after soccer practice, but the waters rose. The teammates climbed higher, using their hands to feel the walls for a crawl space that would lead to safer, higher ground. Those handprints were among the first … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but outside, rains began

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The Thai and foreign rescuers of the youth soccer team trapped in a cave for 18 days have been heading home, as doctors said the boys they saved have so far not shown any significant ill effects from their ordeal. Members of the Thai navy SEAL team who were among the … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal and in the days before their discovery survived by drinking water dripping into their refuge, a health official said Wednesday. The 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days “took care of themselves … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Medic, divers who stayed with boys leave cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The official who led the Thai cave rescue says the medic and three Thai navy SEAL divers who stayed with the trapped boys after they were found have left the … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Medic, divers who stayed with boys leave cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Ambulance leaves Thai cave after rescue resumes

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 5:15 p.m. An ambulance with flashing lights has left a cave complex in northern Thailand hours after the start of the second phase of an operation to rescue a youth soccer team … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Ambulance leaves Thai cave after rescue resumes

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Second phase of Thai cave rescue operation underway

MAE SAI, Thailand  — Thai authorities said the second phase of the operation to rescue a youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave was underway Monday, a day after four of the 12 boys were pulled from the complex after more than two weeks underground. Chiang Rai acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said the second … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Second phase of Thai cave rescue operation underway

MAE SAI, Thailand | 4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 remain inside

MAE SAI, Thailand — Expert divers Sunday rescued four of 12 boys from a flooded cave in northern Thailand where they were trapped with their soccer coach for more than two weeks, as a dangerous and complicated operation unfolded amid heavy rain and the threat of rising water underground. Eight boys and the coach remained … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | 4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 remain inside

MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Thai navy SEALs: ‘We will bring Wild Boars home’

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the rescue of 12 schoolboys and their coach from a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The Thai navy SEALs, who have been spearheading the rescue effort for the 12 boys and their soccer coach, have posted a photo on their Facebook page with a … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Thai navy SEALs: ‘We will bring Wild Boars home’

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Thai cave rescue underway

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of 12 schoolboys and their coach from a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A Thai governor says the operation to bring out 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach from deep inside a cave where they have been trapped for two weeks has … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Thai cave rescue underway

MAE SAI, Thailand| Thai officials clear media as cave rescue seems imminent

MAE SAI, Thailand — Thai authorities have asked media to leave the area around the entrance of the cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped for two weeks, fueling speculation that a rescue mission could be imminent. Dozens of divers arrived at the Tham Luang cave on Sunday morning and officials … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand| Thai officials clear media as cave rescue seems imminent

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Thais fight water and oxygen levels in cave as diver dies

MAE SAI, Thailand  — Thai authorities overseeing the rescue operation for 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a flooded cave in the country’s north said they have a “limited amount of time” to get them out, as they raced Friday against worsening weather and lowered oxygen levels in the underground complex. The massive … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Thais fight water and oxygen levels in cave as diver dies

MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Thai navy releases more videos of trapped boys

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach in a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Thailand’s navy is continuing to release videos of the young soccer players trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand. The two latest videos posted to a navy … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Thai navy releases more videos of trapped boys

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Thai official: Boys may have to dive from cave despite peril

MAE SAI, Thailand — A top Thai official said Tuesday that heavy rains forecast for the coming days could worsen floods in the mountain cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were located after being missing for more than a week, forcing authorities to speed up their extraction. The 13 were located by rescue … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Thai official: Boys may have to dive from cave despite peril

MAE SAI, Thailand | Boys, coach in stable health after 10 days lost in Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The 12 boys and soccer coach found in a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand after 10 days are mostly in stable medical condition and have received high-protein liquid food, officials said Tuesday, though it is not known when they will be able to go home. Video released early Tuesday by … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Boys, coach in stable health after 10 days lost in Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | Rescuers clear hurdle in cave search for missing Thai boys

MAE SAI, Thailand — Rescue divers cleared a key hurdle Sunday in the increasingly desperate search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who went missing in a cave in northern Thailand more than a week ago, officials said. A team led by Thai navy SEAL divers pushed through the murk of a kilometer- (half-mile-) … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Rescuers clear hurdle in cave search for missing Thai boys

MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand cave rescue efforts pick up pace as flooding eases

MAE SAI, Thailand —The effort to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a cave in Thailand for a week picked up pace Saturday, as a break in the rain eased flooding in the system of caverns and more experts from around the world joined the rescue mission. The search effort in the … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand cave rescue efforts pick up pace as flooding eases