Posts Tagged ‘Thai cave rescue’

Stateless Thai cave survivors may get citizenship Comments 0

Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Thailand’s Interior Ministry and the Children and Youth Department have, on Thursday, promised to find a way to bestow citizenship on three stateless people rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand. Coach Ekkapol Chantawong and two of the boys, Pornchai Kamluang and Adul Sam-on, will be receiving legal assistance in the nationality verification process. However, on Friday Read more

Buddhist meditation kept the Thai boys calm in cave Comments 0

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Buddhist meditation helped the 12 twelve members of a junior football team keep calm and survive their ordeal. Their 25-year old coach, Ekapol Chanthawong, who led them on a hike into the cave when it flooded on 23 June, trained in meditation as a Buddhist monk for a ten years. He taught the boy to Read more