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Government-run website launched to help fight sexual harassment online

The Thai Government has opened a new website in an effort to protect youth from online sexual harassment, which...

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Monkeypox can spread to pet dogs, doctors report

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household...

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Ten convenience stores, gas station in Thailand’s Deep South fire-bombed

Ten convenience stores and a gas station in three restive southern provinces were fire-bombed by suspected insurgents last night...

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BMA may scrap project to move all overhead cables underground

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) may scrap the project to move all the overhead electric and telecommunication cables underground,...

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PPRP MP Watanya Bunnag quits party, parliament, following House meeting collapse

Palang Pracharath party-list MP Watanya Bunnag, aka “Madame Dear”, announced her resignation as a member of parliament and from...

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Taliban mark year in power that has given Afghanistan security but little hope

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban and their supporters waved the group’s black and white flag on the streets of Afghanistan on Monday to celebrate a year since...

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Crime Highlight News

Mountain B fire families want CSD police to take over investigation

Thirteen representatives of the injured and dead from the Mountain B pub fire in Thailand’s Chon Buri lodged a...

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Sri Lanka’s ousted president arrives in Thailand for temporary stay

Former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in Thailand on Thursday,  as he seeks temporary shelter in a second Southeast Asian country after fleeing his island nation...

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Thai PBS World Exclusive The Ambassador Video

The Ambassador – India eyes increased trade, tourism with Thailand as it celebrates 75 years of independence, bilateral ties

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Tourism ministry to propose zoning for night spots to operate up to 4am

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports will propose to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) next month the...

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Thailand’s hotel-based COVID-19 isolation facilities to be phased out from September

Beginning September 1st, all hotel-based COVID-19 isolation services will be phased out and private and state hospitals will get...

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Death toll in Chon Buri pub fire rises to 17

Another 2 deaths, resulting from the fire at the Mountain B pub in Chon Buri province last Friday, have...

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Parliament vice president refutes allegation he took order to adjourn meeting

Vice President of Thailand’s Parliament and Senate Speaker Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, categorically refuted today (Thursday) a suggestion that he had...

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Pro-democracy activists reiterate demands at Wednesday’s rally after long hiatus

Pro-democracy groups have reiterated their core demands, for monarchy reform, the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his...

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COVID-19 to be designated as infectious disease under watch, possibly in October

Thailand’s National Communicable Disease Committee decided to change the status of COVID-19 today (Monday), from a “dangerous infectious disease”,...

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Five COVID-19 BA.2.75 cases found in Thailand, BA.4 and BA.5 still dominant

Five cases of Omicron BA.2.75 have been found in Thailand, while BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants remain dominant, 91.5% in...

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‘Fragile’ Gaza truce between Israel and Islamic Jihad holds

Gaza City (AFP) – A “fragile” Egypt-brokered truce between Israel and Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza appeared to be holding early...

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Amnesty regrets ‘distress’ caused by report rebuking Ukraine

KYIV (Reuters) – Amnesty International apologised on Sunday for “distress and anger” caused by a report accusing Ukraine of endangering civilians which infuriated President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and triggered...

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With eye on Russia, U.S. Senate backs Finland and Sweden joining NATO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate approved on Wednesday Finland and Sweden‘s accession to NATO, the most significant expansion of the 30-member alliance since the 1990s as it...

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Health Highlight News

Monkeypox remains ‘infectious disease under watch’ in Thailand

An academic committee of Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has recommended that the status of monkeypox be kept, for the...

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Thai PBS World Exclusive The Ambassador Video

The Ambassador: France eyes deepening ties, highlights importance of ‘Indo-Pacific’

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Danish ‘Geranium’ restaurant crowned world’s best

London (AFP) – Danish establishment “Geranium” has been crowned number one in the coveted list of the World’s 50 Best...

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EU ministers insist Russia sanctions working

Brussels (AFP) – European foreign ministers insisted Monday that sanctions imposed on Russia to punish it for invading Ukraine are...

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Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck wed in Las Vegas drive-through

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were wed Saturday in a late-night Las Vegas drive-through chapel,...

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At least 3 dead in Indiana mall shooting; witness kills gunman

GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — Three people were fatally shot and two were injured Sunday evening at an Indiana mall...

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Three stressed protesters held on remand in Thailand self-harm again

Three anti-establishment protesters being held on remand have harmed themselves again, this time using wire mesh from windows to...

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UK’s Johnson battles to stay in job after top ministers quit

LONDON (AP) — A defiant British Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to stay in power Wednesday after his government...

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News Politics

Thai parliament opts for different numbers for constituency and party ballots

Wednesday’s joint session of parliament rejected, by 341:150 votes with five abstentions, the proposal of the minority faction of...

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Thai PM, Chinese FM in talks on trade, investment and connectivity

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held discussions today (Tuesday) at Government House on...

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Six dead, 30 hurt in shooting at Chicago-area July 4 parade

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban...

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A turbulent US this July 4, but many see cause to celebrate

Independence Day arrives at a time when the United States is roiled by hearings over the Jan. 6 insurrection,...

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Business Highlight News

AIS to acquire stakes in two internet service providers

Advanced Info Service Plc (AIS) has announced its decision to acquire Triple T Broadband Plc (TTTBB) and invest in...

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China’s Xi swears in new Hong Kong leader John Lee

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping officiated the swearing-in ceremony of Hong Kong’s new leader John Lee...

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Hong Kong on high alert as Xi Jinping visit expected for handover

Hong Kong (AFP) – Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to visit Hong Kong Thursday, prompting a massive security effort...

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Economy News

Tips on how and what to cook at home widely shared to beat rising prices

Many wage earners are finding ready-made food, available in markets, convenience stores and at pavement eateries, increasingly unaffordable and...

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Turkey lifts veto on Finland, Sweden joining NATO, clearing path for expansion

MADRID/HELSINKI (Reuters) – NATO ally Turkey lifted its veto over Finland and Sweden‘s bid to join the Western alliance on Tuesday after the three nations agreed to protect each...

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Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was sentenced Tuesday to...

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Rescuers dig for survivors after Russian missiles pound Ukrainian shopping mall

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Firefighters and soldiers searched on Tuesday for survivors in the rubble of a shopping mall in central Ukraine after a Russian missile strike killed at least...

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Thai PBS World Exclusive The Ambassador Video

The Ambassador: Cyprus eyes deepened trade, tourism and cultural cooperation

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Thai parliament police officers say new uniform is a waste of money

About 60 parliament police officers submitted a petition to House Speaker Chuan Leekpai today (Wednesday), to protest against the...

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Sri Lanka PM says economy ‘has collapsed,’ unable to buy oil

COLOMBO (AP) — Sri Lanka’s prime minister says its debt-laden economy has “collapsed” after months of shortages of food,...

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Opinion

How Russia fuels the global food crisis

During a recent United Nations Security Council meeting, Russia’s ambassador abruptly left the room when the European Council’s president...

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Four injured by smoke, 30 houses in Bangkok’s Bon Kai community razed by fire

Four people suffered the effects of smoke inhalation and about 30, mostly dilapidated houses in the Bon Kai crowded...

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Health Highlight News

Guidelines issued on how to spot negative symptoms caused by cannabis

Thailand’s Medical Service Department has offered advice on how to identify undesirable symptoms which may be caused by cannabis...

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Phase 4 of ‘We Travel Together’ program extended until end of October

The Thai cabinet today (Tuesday) decided to extend Phase 4 of the “Rao Tiew Duay Kan” (We Travel Together)...

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Foreign actors to be exempt from paying income tax in Thailand

The Thai government has decided to waive personal income tax collection from foreign actors when working on films shot...

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Economy News

Government measures extended to help small businesses, low-income earners

The cabinet decided today (Tuesday) to extend the current measures intended to cushion the impacts of rising energy prices...

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Thai research – cats can pass COVID-19 to humans and vice versa

Recent research undertaken by a team based at Prince of Songkhla University, in southern Thailand, has concluded that cat...

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Thai Army lifts boycott on Lazada online shopping platform

The Royal Thai Army (RTA) has lifted its boycott of online retail giant Lazada, imposed on May 9th following...

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Thai students win annual CanSat international competition

Bangkok’s Assumption College students have achieved fame for Thailand when they won the championship in the annual CanSat design-build-launch competition...

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Business News

Court rejects petition to delay merger of DTAC and True

Thailand’s Central Administrative Court has dismissed a petition, seeking to put a hold an announcement by the National Broadcasting...

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Traffic offenders in Thailand who fail to pay fines may face arrest

Starting today (Monday), motorists or motorcyclists who refuse or fail to pay fines associated with traffic tickets may face...

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Garbage, grease blamed for blocking sewers as drainage efforts begin Monday

Abundant garbage and household grease have been found in the sewers in Bangkok’s Huai Kwang area, on the first...

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House committee limits household cultivation of cannabis to 10 plants

Thailand’s Lower House Scrutiny Committee on the Cannabis and Hemp Bill has decided to set a limit of 10...

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Closed Japanese restaurant voucher holders urged to file complaints

Customers who have pre-paid for buffet vouchers from the Japanese restaurant chain Daruma are being urged by a lawyer...

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Suspect claims he robbed gold shop to cover losses from crypto investments

A suspected gold shop thief has allegedly told the police that he robbed the shop of gold ornaments, worth...

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ASEAN News

Duterte’s daughter takes oath as Philippine vice president

MANILA (AP) — Sara Duterte, the daughter of the outgoing populist president of the Philippines, took her oath Sunday...

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World swimming bans transgender athletes from women’s events

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting...

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Thailand lowers COVID-19 alert from Level 3 to 2 nationwide

The Ministry of Public Health has decided to lower the COVID-19 alert, from Level 3 to Level 2, throughout...

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Over 2.8m digital lottery tickets for Thailand’s July 1 draw grapped in six hours

More than 2.8 million digital lottery tickets, for the July 1st draw, were sold in six hours, on their...

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Health Highlight News

Cannabis ban imposed on schools, pot smoking in public banned from Friday

The Thai Ministry of Education has issued a set of regulations, applied in all schools since yesterday (Thursday), to...

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‘Thailand Pass’ for non-Thais scrapped, new guidelines issued for masks

Non-Thais arriving in Thailand will no longer be required to apply for the “Thailand Pass” before their departure, nor...

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Thai murder suspect from Taiwan surrenders to police in Chiang Mai

The murder suspect, wanted in Taiwan for killing a Thai couple last week, surrendered to police in the northern...

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Lottery vendors complain of unsold tickets after the launch of digital sales

Digital lottery ticket sales for the June 16th draw, by the Government Lottery Office, apparently adversely affected many lottery...

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Late PM Samak’s family ordered to pay ฿587m baht compensation to BMA

The Supreme Administrative Court has upheld the ruling of a lower court, ordering the immediate family of the late...

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Web influencers in controversial Lazada clip arrested on lèse majesté charges

Three people, who featured in a Lazada sales campaign clip posted on TikTok in May were arrested on lèse majesté...

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Thailand freezes prices of 46 products for another year

The Central Committee on the Price of Goods and Services has decided to freeze the prices of 46 items,...

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Police say Thai murder suspect from Taiwan offers to surrender

A Thai man, wanted by Taiwanese police in connection with the murder of a Thai couple there, has offered,...

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Thai PBS World Exclusive The Ambassador Video

The Ambassador: The Philippines expects continuity in new presidency, hopes for tourism cooperation

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Regulation signed to make cannabis flowers a controlled herb in Thailand

Cannabis flowers, which contain a higher level of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) than other parts of the plant, have been classified...

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Cooking gas price to increase by ฿1/kg every month from July to September

The price of cooking gas in Thailand will be increased by one baht/kg every month for three months, which...

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Virtual human launched to warn people of dangers of dengue fever

Many Thai netizens had been wondering who an enigmatic girl, named Ingma, is and her relevance, after the Bangkok...

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Health Highlight News

All city-run schools in Bangkok declared cannabis-free zones

Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt issued an announcement today (Wednesday) declaring all 436 schools under its supervision to be cannabis-free...

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Opposition submits motion to censure PM, 10 other ministers

Thailand’s opposition submitted a motion to House Speaker Chuan Leekpai today (Wednesday), to censure Prime Minister Prime Minister Prayut...

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Parliament passes 1st reading of Marriage Equality Bill, paving way for same sex marriage

Thailand’s House of Representatives passed the first reading of the Move Forward party’s groundbreaking Marriage Equality Bill today (Wednesday),...

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Thai police officer sentenced to 20 years for murdering his wife

A police captain from Bangkok’s Wang Thong Lang district police was sentenced to 20 years in prison today (Wednesday),...

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Pheu Thai party welcomes Nattawut Saikua’s return

Former Pheu Thai MP Nattawut Saikua has returned to the party as the director of the “Pheu Thai family”,...

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Switzerland closes airspace after computer glitch

Geneva (AFP) – Switzerland closed its airspace on Wednesday after a computer glitch with the air traffic control system grounded...

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Health Highlight News

Law to control cannabis or hemp emission nuisance already effective

People who smoke cannabis or hemp in public are warned that they may face a 3-month jail term and/or...

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Injuries reported during protests in Bangkok on Tuesday night

Some members of the media, police and protesters suffered minor injuries in clashes between police and hard core anti-government...

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Trump cannot avoid testifying in New York probe, state’s top court rules

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Donald Trump failed to persuade New York‘s highest court to halt depositions in a state probe into his family real estate business, clearing the way for the...

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Immigration forms to be temporarily scrapped for non-Thais travelling by air

The cabinet has agreed to temporarily exempt the use of immigration forms, known as “Tor Mor 6”, for foreigners...

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Bitcoin stems heavy losses but pessimism reigns in crypto markets

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin steadied on Tuesday after earlier hitting a new 18-month low, as major crypto lender Celsius...

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Cannabis flowers proposed to be classified as controlled herb to prevent abuse

The Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine has proposed to classify cannabis flowers as a controlled herb, to...

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Thailand’s inflation could reach 5.9% – the highest for 24 years

Thailand’s inflation for this year is projected to rise from 4.9% to 5.9%, which would be the highest in...

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No way out for Ukrainians in embattled city as Russian forces destroy last bridge

KYIV (Reuters) – Russian forces cut off all routes for evacuating citizens from the eastern Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk by destroying the last bridge linking it to a Ukrainian...

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Four admitted to hospital, one dies after using cannabis following decriminalisation

Four people were admitted to hospital for treatment after suspected using cannabis and one later died of heart failure...

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Thailand’s CSD police apprehend arms trafficking gang, arresting 17 suspects

Police have arrested 17 suspects, including the chief officer of Si Racha district and the alleged mastermind of a...

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Appeals court upholds 8-month suspended prison sentence for Pareena Kraikupt

The Thai Appeals Court upheld a lower court sentence of an eight-month suspended prison term and a 66,666 baht...

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Deputy Bangkok governor begins tackling bribery among municipal police

Deputy Bangkok Governor Chakkaphan Phewngam has warned municipal police to refrain from demanding or accepting bribes or other ill-gotten...

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Red-shirt leader protests against US Defence Secretary’s visit, Indo-Pacific strategy

United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), or “Red Shirt” leader Jatuporn Prompan led a small group of Thai...

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Bear market hits Wall Street as stocks, bonds, crypto dive

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street tumbled into what’s called a bear market Monday after fears about a fragile economy and...

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Police on nationwide lookout for mayor of Prachin Buri administration

Police across Thailand have been told to look for Sunthorn Vilawan, mayor of the Prachin Buri provincial administrative organisation...

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