Thai Cave Rescue

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'Crazy Rich Asians' director, Netflix to retell Thai cave rescue

03 May 2019

'Crazy Rich Asians' director, Netflix to retell Thai cave rescue

Netflix is working on a project on last year's dramatic rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were trapped inside a cave in Tham Luang, Thailand.

Elon Musk to resign as Tesla Chairman, will remain CEO

30 Sep 2018

Elon Musk to resign as Tesla Chairman, will remain CEO

Elon Musk has reached a settlement with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over fraud charges, as a result of which he will step down from the Chairman post of Tesla. Musk will continue to remain the CEO of the electric car making company.

#ThaiCaveRescue: 'Stateless' boys, coach granted Thai citizenship; UN hails move

10 Aug 2018

#ThaiCaveRescue: 'Stateless' boys, coach granted Thai citizenship; UN hails move

The decision of the Thailand Government to grant citizenship to three of the boys recently rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave, along with their football coach, has been welcomed by United Nations refugee agency, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Thai cave: Nine Australian rescuers get bravery awards

24 Jul 2018

Thai cave: Nine Australian rescuers get bravery awards

Nine Australians involved in the rescue of Thai youth soccer team, 'Wild Boars', from the treacherous Tham Luang cave have been awarded medals for bravery in their home country.

Elon Musk apologizes to British caver for 'pedo' slur

18 Jul 2018

Elon Musk apologizes to British caver for 'pedo' slur

Elon Musk has apologized to British caver Vernon Unsworth, who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from Tham Luang cave in Thailand, after calling him a "pedo" on Twitter.

Elon Musk's "pedo" comment wipes $2bn off Tesla's value

17 Jul 2018

Elon Musk's "pedo" comment wipes $2bn off Tesla's value

After Tesla CEO Elon Musk baselessly accused British cave diver and Thai cave rescue hero Vern Unsworth of being a "pedo", Tesla shares fell by 2.75% on Monday, knocking almost $2bn off the company's value.

Thai cave: Insecure Elon Musk calls British diver a "pedo"

16 Jul 2018

Thai cave: Insecure Elon Musk calls British diver a "pedo"

In what can only be called an infantile and bitter reaction to criticism, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has lashed out at veteran British cave diver Vern Unsworth after the latter called Musk's efforts to aid the Thai cave rescue a "PR stunt".

Thai cave rescuer: Elon Musk's submarine was a 'PR stunt'

15 Jul 2018

Thai cave rescuer: Elon Musk's submarine was a 'PR stunt'

Confirming what many suspected, British national and veteran cave diver Vern Unsworth, who is credited with kick-starting the rescue of the youth soccer team trapped in Thailand's Tham Luang cave, has called Elon Musk's attempts to aid the rescue a publicity stunt.

Despite invitation, Thai cave-boys can't watch FIFA World Cup final

15 Jul 2018

Despite invitation, Thai cave-boys can't watch FIFA World Cup final

An official of Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, where the twelve Thailand boys and their soccer coach are recuperating, said the team won't be able to watch the World Cup Final today.

Thailand: Tham Luang cave rescue site to become a museum

12 Jul 2018

Thailand: Tham Luang cave rescue site to become a museum

The cave in Northern Thailand where a young Thai football team was trapped for over two weeks is set to become a museum.

17 days later, all Thai boys out of the cave

10 Jul 2018

17 days later, all Thai boys out of the cave

Bringing cheer to everyone watching, rescuers fighting to get out 12 minor boys and their football coach trapped in a Thailand cave have successfully extracted all of them on the third day.

Thai-cave: 25-year-old coach, who helped boys survive, is a hero

10 Jul 2018

Thai-cave: 25-year-old coach, who helped boys survive, is a hero

Ekkapol Chantawong is just 25 and the only adult to be stuck with 12 schoolboys trapped inside a dreadful Thailand cave. The rescue operations are now in their final stages.

Thai cave: Rescued boys in good mental state, say officials

10 Jul 2018

Thai cave: Rescued boys in good mental state, say officials

The first eight boys rescued from a Thai cave are in good mental and physical health and are asking for chocolate, officials said today, although two were on antibiotics after being tested for pneumonia.

Thai cave: Elon Musk visits Thailand with prototype mini-sub

10 Jul 2018

Thai cave: Elon Musk visits Thailand with prototype mini-sub

After promising help from SpaceX/Boring Company engineers for rescuing members of the youth soccer team trapped in Thailand's Tham Luang cave, it seems Elon Musk has kept his word.

Thai cave: Four boys rescued so far, rescue operations ongoing

08 Jul 2018

Thai cave: Four boys rescued so far, rescue operations ongoing

Finally, four members of the youth football team, who have been trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand for two weeks, have been rescued.

Musk working on kid-size submarine for Thai cave rescue mission

08 Jul 2018

Musk working on kid-size submarine for Thai cave rescue mission

Last month, a team of 12 young soccer players and its coach went missing in the flooded Tham Luang cave complex in Thailand, and recently, Elon Musk offered to help rescue the trapped players.

Mission to rescue football-team trapped inside flooded Thai cave underway

08 Jul 2018

Mission to rescue football-team trapped inside flooded Thai cave underway

Rescue efforts have begun for 12 boys and their football coach who've been trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for over two weeks, the head of the mission said.

Thai cave: Football coach apologizes to trapped boys' parents

07 Jul 2018

Thai cave: Football coach apologizes to trapped boys' parents

The 25-year-old coach of a youth football team trapped for two weeks in a Thai cave has offered his "apologies to the parents" of the boys in a note released by the Thai Navy today.

Elon Musk sending SpaceX/Boring Company engineers for Thai cave rescue

07 Jul 2018

Elon Musk sending SpaceX/Boring Company engineers for Thai cave rescue

Elon Musk has offered to help rescue the football team which is currently trapped in a Thailand cave.

Missing Thai-boys found safe in cave; rescue may take months

03 Jul 2018

Missing Thai-boys found safe in cave; rescue may take months

Ten days after a group of young boys and their soccer coach vanished in a Thai cave, rescuers finally made contact with them yesterday, bringing cheer to a wide audience that has devotedly followed the story.