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Aging couple shot dead by suspected insurgents in Pattani

An elderly couple were shot dead by suspected insurgents as they were riding a motorcycle to their home from a market in Mae Lan district of Thailand’s southern border province…

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Saraburi school director criticized for making students prostrate themselves before him

The outgoing director of a well-known public school in Thailand’s central province of Saraburi has come under heavy criticism on social media for holding a farewell ceremony in which students…

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Race to find alternative bio-substances as ban on 3 farm chemicals approaches

With two weeks to go before the ban on the use of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos comes into force, officials are speeding up their efforts to find effective alternative substances,…

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Popemobile and Holy Chalice to be two highlights of Pope Francis’s visit to Thailand next week

Pope Francis will travel in a locally-produced the open-top “Popemobile” during his visit to Thailand from November 20th to 23rd. The vehicle was unveiled to the media at the Assumption…

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A life size statue of Pope Francis is displayed at the ground of Saint Louis Hospital in Bangkok on November 13, 2019, in preparation for Pope’s visit. (Photo by CHALINEE THIRASUPA / AFP)

Pope’s visit to Thailand, Japan “moment of grace”

Asia’s Catholic bishops regard the visit of Pope Francis to Thailand and Japan, next week, as “a moment of grace for Christians”, according to Vatican News.   “Pope Francis is…

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Doctors: Warmer world is unhealthier place for children

WASHINGTON (AP) — Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, an international report by doctors…

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Ministry to launch volunteer projects to ease graduate unemployment

Thailand’s Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation has set aside 8.6 billion baht to help tackle unemployment among university graduates, the number of whom will reach 500,000 in…

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Farmers told not to dry crops on roads following fatal road accident

Rice farmers have been warned to stop drying their crops on roads or face legal action. The instruction was issued today by the Nakhon Ratchasima provincial justice officer after a…

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Economic stimulus packages still needed to spur domestic economy – Finance Minister

Thailand’s Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana has stressed the need for the Government to introduce economic stimulus packages periodically to spur the domestic economy and to help small suppliers badly affected…

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NACC finds Sino-Thai executives and Nakhon Si Thammarat officials took a 20 million baht bribe

Four officials in Nakhon Si Thammarat and two senior executives of Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction Company have been faulted by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) for taking a 20 million…

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Warning for Thais in or travelling to Hong Kong

The Thai Consular Office in Hong Kong has issued a warning today, for Thai travellers to and those living in the Chinese territory, of possible violent demonstrations by pro-democracy protesters,…

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PM not worried about small coalition parties voting against government in censure debate

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has shrugged off a reported threat, by five smaller parties in the coalition government, not to vote in support of the Government if it fails to…

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Unsafe dust levels in 19 areas of Bangkok and suburbs

Sixteen areas in Bangkok and three in its suburbs were found today to have excessive levels of  PM2.5 dust particles in the atmosphere, the Department of Pollution Control reported today…

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Cabinet endorses 3rd phase of Chim-Shop-Chai scheme

The cabinet has approved the third phase of the Chim-Shop-Chai (Eat-Shop-Spend) scheme, with some changes to the subscription method to be worked out by the Finance Ministry, Prime Minister Prayut…

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Chulalongkorn U allows transgender students to wear female uniform

It was a dream come true for Ince Jirapat, a transgender student at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Education, when the administration finally agreed to allow transgender students to the wear…

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Chaiwat detained after he and 3 other suspects refuse bail

Former Kaeng Krachan national park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson and the three fellow suspects have been detained after four hours of questioning by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), during which…

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DSI insists Billy was never released following his arrest

Department of Special Investigation (CSI) chief Pol Col Paisit Wongmuang said today (Tuesday) that Karen community rights activist Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen was never released after his arrest, as claimed by…

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BMA says 96.3% of 500,000 krathongs collected this year are biodegradable

Loy Krathong celebrants in Bangkok have heeded calls for environment conservation by turning to disposable krathongs this year, instead of Styrofoam. Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang said this morning (Tuesday) that…

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Typhoon Nakri weakens with little impact on Thailand

Typhoon Nakri weakened to tropical storm as it made landfall in Vietnam on Sunday night and is weakening further as it moves inland toward southern Laos, the Thai Meteorological Department…

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Sister Ana Rosa Sivori poses for a photo at the St. Mary School in Udon Thani province, Thailand, September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Jiraporn Kuhakan

Pope Francis to reunite with cousin on visit to Thailand

UDON THANI (Reuters) – In a remote Catholic school in Thailand, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori, 77, kneels in a chapel to pray at the beginning of the school day. The…

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Arrest warrants for officials suspected of evidence tampering in activist Billy’s disappearance

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is expected to seek an arrest warrant for suspects allegedly involved in witness tampering on Monday, relating to the kidnapping and murder of Karen…

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Fossil of 11th species of dinosaur found recently in NE Thailand

Thailand’s Mineral Resources Department will hold a news conference on Tuesday to announce the unearthing of fossilized bones believed to belonging to a species of mid-sized carnivorous dinosaur previously unrecorded…

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Korat police officer in Krathong copyright controversy transferred

A police superintendent in Thailand’s north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima has been temporarily transferred for his involvement in a sting operation in which a 15-year old girl was arrested and…

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Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales.

Australia bushfires leave three dead, at least 150 homes lost

Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities….

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Six suspects detained in Yala and Pattani for questioning

More than 200 troops and policemen searched 19 locations in the southern border provinces of Yala and Pattani late Friday night, seeking those suspected of involvement in the fatal attack…

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Nakri develops into typhoon as it heads towards Vietnam

Tropical storm Nakri has strengthened to Category 5 storm, typhoon strength, as it moves across the South China Sea toward the Vietnamese coast. It is predicted to make landfall tomorrow…

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Escape tunnel underneath Berlin Wall opens to public

BERLIN (AP) — An escape tunnel underneath the Berlin Wall opened to the public on Thursday for the first time amid celebrations of the 30-year anniversary of the opening of…

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Travellers to Vietnam and India warned of tropical storm and severe cyclone

Tropical storm Nakri, packed with wind speeds of up to 95kph, is rapidly approaching Vietnam and is forecast to make landfall along the central Vietnamese coast on Sunday or Monday,…

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Thailand falls in English proficiency index: What’s wrong with Thai education system?

Thailand’s English proficiency ranking among non-native English speaking countries has dropped for the third consecutive year to 74th out of a total of 100 countries. According to the EF English…

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NHRC condemns insurgent attack on Yala defence volunteer outpost

The National Human Rights Commission today issued a statement condemning southern insurgents for their brutal attack on a village defence volunteer unit in Yala’s Muang district on Tuesday evening, resulting…

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‘Ghost’ fishing gear: the trash haunting ocean wildlife

Far out in the South Atlantic Ocean, invisible to the South African coastline, diver Pascal Van Erp surfaced with an abandoned lobster cage covered in algae and other marine organisms….

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16 areas in Bangkok and suburbs at risk of smog today

An unhealthy level of smog is reported in 16 areas of Bangkok and two neighbouring provinces today, according to a bulletin from the Department of Pollution Control released via its…

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Huge manhunt launched for two drug suspects who escaped from Pattaya court

About 200 local and border patrol police are hunting for two fugitives and their helpers who are believed to be on the run near the Thai-Cambodian border in Sa Kaew…

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Smog returns to Bangkok today with excessive PM2.5 in 20 areas

Smog returned to Bangkok today (Tuesday), with the level of PM2.5 dust particles exceeding safety levels in 20 areas, the Pollution Control Department reports. Readings from Bangkok’s 46 monitoring stations…

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PAT union threatens protest against mega-city project on Klong Toey port land

The Port Authority of Thailand’s labour union has threatened protests if the management and Government press ahead with their ambitious plan to transform a large tract of the port’s land…

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Another weather depression heads toward Vietnam

Another depression was reported over the central part of South China Sea this morning (Tuesday) and it is moving slowly east toward Vietnam, with the likelihood that it will make…

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Thailand’s industry minister confirms no review of glyphosate ban

Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit announced today (Monday) that his ministry is fully committed to the decision of the National Hazardous Substances Committee to ban paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos. He said…

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Saksayam backs down over mandatory GPS in private vehicles

Thailand’s Ministry of Transport has backed down over plans to mandate that all private cars and motorcycles be equipped with GPS devices, pending further study on real-time connectivity with the…

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BioThai Foundation object to planned review of glyphosate ban

BioThai Foundation director Vithoon Lienchamroon has voice his objection to a reported attempt by the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) to review the ban on the glyphosate herbicide. Responding to…

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Suspect in Rohingya human trafficking arrested after four years on the run

One of the key suspects, wanted by the police for alleged involvement in the trafficking of Rohingya migrants from Myanmar into southern Thailand four years ago, has been arrested in…

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Bangkok and Sukhothai join UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network

Bangkok and Sukhothai have been included among 66 new members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in the latest listing published on October 30th. The UCCN was created in…

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Thai public asked for views on hemp legalization for industrial and medicinal purposes

Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul is urging members of the public to give their opinions about a draft ministerial regulation, which would allow each household to…

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Vietnamese turn to traffickers to help chase fortunes abroad

DIEN THINH, Vietnam (AP) — For many Vietnamese, a job in a Western European country is seen as a path to prosperity worth breaking the law. But the risks of…

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North and Northeast Thailand turn chilly with temperatures dipping 3-5°C

Temperatures in Thailand’s northern and north-eastern regions are dropping 3-5°C as of today, due to an intense high pressure cell covering the two regions and the central plains, according to…

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Lawsuit accuses Facebook ad targeting of abetting bias

A lawsuit filed on Thursday accuses Facebook of letting ad targeting tools be used to exclude women and older people from offers regarding loans, investments and other financial services.  …

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North Korea says it test-fired new multiple rocket launcher

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea confirmed Friday it conducted its third test-firing of a new “super-large” multiple rocket launcher that it says expands its ability to destroy enemy…

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Finance Ministry considering 3rd round of “Chim-Shop-Chai” scheme

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has praised the “Chim-Shop-Chai” (Eat-Shop-Spend) scheme for its success in stimulating the grass roots economy and has instructed the Finance Ministry to consider launching a…

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Second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge officially opens

The second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge, across the Moei River in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s north-western province of Tak, was officially opened to traffic today (Wednesday). The new crossing is…

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PM to assume sole responsibility for Chatree gold mine issue

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha told the cabinet on Tuesday that he will take sole responsibility for the decision he made, as head of the National Council for Peace and Order…

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Tropical storm Matmo to bring heavy rain to most provinces throughout this week

The Meteorological Department today issued a warning to people in lower Northeast, lower Central, the eastern region and upper South to brace for isolated heavy to very heavy rain today…

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Chuan apparently rebukes Seripisut for overstepping authority by inviting PM for questioning

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai has apparently rebuked House anti-corruption committee chairman Seripisut Temiyavet for overstepping his authority when he invited Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan…

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BioGreen-Sate micro-organism may replace paraquat and glyphosate

Micro-organisms may offer an alternative to weed the killers paraquat and glyphosate for farmers, according to Mr. Worayut Boonmee, head of the Office of Policy and Technology for Sustainable Agriculture….

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Arrest warrant issued for Mae Manee for alleged Ponzi scheme

The Criminal Court today (Tuesday) issued a warrant for the arrest of Mae Manee and her boyfriend for allegedly operating a Ponzi investment scheme, which has reportedly duped hundreds of…

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Hunt for Song Thaew driver suspected of killing millionaire in Chiang Mai

Police in Chiang Mai province today sought an arrest warrant for a “Song Thaew” driver on suspicion of murdering a millionaire and stuffing her body in a refrigerator. Chom Thong…

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Bus driver fined and suspended after allegedly assaulting a foreign cyclist

A bus driver in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Mai has been fined and temporarily suspended from duty after he allegedly assaulted a foreign cyclist. The incident, which occurred on…

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Traders to ask government to postpone ban on herbicides for 6 months

Three associations of paraquat, chlorpyrifos and glyphosate traders are planning to ask the government to postpone the December 1st enforcement of the ban on the three hazardous farm chemicals by…

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THAI told to speed up ฿156bn baht new aircraft purchase plan

Transport Minister Saksayam has ordered Thai Airways International to conclude its plan to purchase a fleet of 38 new aircraft, to replace its aging fleet at an estimated cost of…

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Fiscal Policy Office slashes GDP forecast for 2019 from 3% to 2.8%

Blaming external factors, the Office of Fiscal Policy at the Finance Ministry has revised downward the economic growth (GDP) forecast for 2019 to 2.8%. Mr. Lawan Saengsanit, director of the…

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Temp in N and NE Thailand to drop 2-4°C from tomorrow until Friday

Temperatures in the northern and north-eastern regions of Thailand are forecast to drop 2-4°C from tomorrow until November 1st due to a cold front moving in from China. The Meteorological…

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Trump says Islamic State leader Baghdadi dead in U.S. forces raid

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died in a raid by U.S. special forces in northwest Syria, in a…

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Innovative eco-friendly pots created for seasonal plants

Thailand’s National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), working with the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovations, recently unveiled an innovation, called “Magik Growth”, an eco-friendly plant pot…

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PM praised for not responding to US appeal to postpone the ban on glyphosate

The Biothai Foundation has praised Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for not directly responding to an appeal from US under-secretary of agriculture for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, Mr. Ted A….

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Police mull lèse majesté charge against driver involved in road rage incident

Police are considering filing a charge of lèse majesté against a hot-tempered motorist, who allegedly makde insulting remarks about the Thai people in general and the country’s highest institution, in…

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Hackers try to disrupt registration for Chim-Shop-Chai scheme

Hackers have attempted to disrupt state-run the Krung Thai Bank computer system used for the registration of subscribers to Phase 2 of the Government’s “Chim-Shop-Chai” (Eat-Shop-Spend) scheme, resulting in delays…

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Samsung heir Lee appears in court for corruption retrial

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Billionaire Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong appeared in court Friday for a retrial on corruption allegations linked to a 2016 scandal that spurred massive street protests…

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The commemoration of Thai-Muslim veterans who were lost in the Korean War

The Thai-Korean War Veterans Association, under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King, has come to the Haroon mosque cemetery on October 24th to lay a wreath in memory…

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Hunt for suspect who shot a dog with a spear gun

Military officers at an army barracks in Thailand’s southern province of Songkhla are looking for a suspect, believed to be a soldier, who shot and seriously wounded a dog with…

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Appeal for blood as National Blood Centre stocks run low

The National Blood Centre of the Thai Red Cross Society is appealing for blood donations from members of the public as blood reserves run low and fall short of demand….

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Seven people killed in van-truck collision in Ubon

Seven passengers in a mini-bus were killed and four others, including the driver, were seriously injured when their vehicle crashed into a six-wheel truck on a highway in Warin Chamrab…

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Poor air quality to return to Bangkok and suburbs for remainder of October

People living in Bangkok and surrounding areas are advised to brace for a new round of health-threatening low air quality during the rest of October due to an anticipated increase…

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Three controversial farm chemicals to be banned from December 1st

The National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) has agreed, by majority votes, to ban the import, sale and use of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos in Thailand from December 1st. The Committee…

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Japan’s emperor completes enthronement in ancient ceremony

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito completed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum throne on Tuesday in a ceremony steeped in the traditions and grandeur of a monarchy that claims 2,000 years of history….

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Biometric scanning system to be trialled in five provincial airports

The Ministry of Transport is considering using biometric technology for facial scanning of air passengers, initially at five provincial airports, as a pilot project under a plan to develop smart…

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Warning of water shortages in 22 provinces

People living in 22 northern, north-eastern, eastern and southern Thai provinces are being advised to brace for shortages of water for consumption during the upcoming dry season. The dry season…

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National Office of Buddhism asked to warn temples not to fell precious trees for commercial gain

The Royal Forest Department has sought urgent cooperation from the National Office of Buddhism to remind temples that the department’s recent decision, to allow the felling or pruning of precious…

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Restrictions on three controversial farm chemicals come into force today

Restrictions on the use of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos are now in effect, Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on said today. He disclosed that the restrictions are in line with…

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Johnson will ask for Brexit delay after losing parliament vote -EU official

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson will send a letter on Saturday requesting a further extension to Britain’s departure from the European Union, an EU official said, with the British prime…

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Magnitude 5 earthquake may hit Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai in next 10 years

Thailand’s northern provinces of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai may face a magnitude 5 earthquake, as measured on the Richter Scale (ML), in the next 10 years after a 4.1…

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Royal Barge Procession postponed to December 12th

His Majesty the King has ordered the Royal Barge Procession to be postponed to December 12th, from October 24th, as recommended by the organizing committee chaired by Prime Minister Prayut…

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Seripisut rails against budget bill, challenging its legitimacy

Defiant Seri Ruam Thai party leader Pol Gen Seripisut Temiyavet has rejected the budget bill, claiming that it was drawn up by an illegitimate government, led by a Prime Minister…

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Charter Court suspends Pheu Thai MP Nawat from parliamentary duties

Convicted Pheu Thai MP Nawat Tohcharoensook has been suspended from performing duties as a member of parliament by the Constitutional Court, pending a ruling on his parliamentary status. The Constitutional…

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3.9 magnitude quake shakes Thailand’s Loei province

A minor earthquake, estimated at 3.9 magnitude on the Richter scale, shook Muang district of the north-eastern province of Loei this afternoon (Wednesday). Many residents in Tambons Na Or, Kok…

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Eight elephant carcasses pose risk to water quality in reservoir

Khao Yai national park officials are set to take a boat upstream, from their station at Khun Dan Prakan Chon reservoir to Khlong Ton Sai, to scatter anti-pollution chemicals over…

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Anti-narcotics police seize ฿15 million cash and uncover huge money laundering operation

In multiple raids in Samut Prakan and Nonthaburi provinces yesterday, narcotic suppression officials seized about 15 million baht in cash and many valuables. They also uncovered several bank accounts, allegedly…

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Opposition may support budget bill if Government acts on their recommendations

The opposition is ready to let the 3.2 trillion baht budget bill for 2020 pass its first reading in the House of Representatives if the Government agrees to the Opposition’s…

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Parents of a Japanese tourist killed 12 years ago to meet Thailand’s Justice Minister

Japanese police, and parents of a Japanese tourist killed at Sukhothai historical park 12 years ago, are due to meet with Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin tomorrow (Wednesday) to follow up…

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Tightened monitoring of Bryde’s whales after jet-ski incident

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has been told to tighten up monitoring of Bryde’s, or Bruda whales in the seas off Thailand’s southern province of Phetchaburi after about…

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Signing of high-speed train contract to link 3 airports on October 25th – DPM

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) and the Charoen Pokphand Group-led consortium are expected to sign a contract for the high-speed train project, linking Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang international airports…

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November 4th & 5th declared special public holidays for Bangkok and Nonthaburi

The cabinet has designated November 4th and 5th as special public holidays for Bangkok and its neighbouring province of Nonthaburi to ease traffic and facilitate the travel and security arrangements…

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Thailand’s corporate confidence index falls for 7th consecutive month

Thailand’s corporate confidence index has fallen for the seventh month in a row, dipping to 46.2 points in September from August’s 46.5 points due to export contraction, trade tensions between…

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Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Tens of thousands of rescuers worked into the night Monday to find survivors of a powerful typhoon in Japan that killed at least 56 people, as fresh rain threatened to hamper their efforts. Typhoon Hagibis…

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PM praises students and those who fought for democracy in “Oct 14 Uprising”

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Monday) praised students and members of the public who stood up against a military dictatorship to fight for democracy 46 years ago on the…

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Cold season due to arrive in this Thursday

Thailand will officially enter the cold season this Thursday, October 17th, according to the Meteorological Department. The department says that the average minimum temperatures in northern Thailand will steadily drop…

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Siriraj Hospital’s special program for BA graduates to study medicine

The Medical Science Faculty of Siriraj hospital has a special quota of four places, for the 2020 academic year, for anyone with a BA in any field and an average…

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Thai people join merit-making ceremonies in remembrance of the passing of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Thai people across the country, many wearing yellow, made merit, attended religious ceremonies and participated in activities today to commemorate the passing of the beloved late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. In…

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16 killed in Burkina Faso mosque attack

Sixteen people died and two were seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in Burkina Faso’s volatile north, security sources said Saturday. Armed men attacked the Grand Mosque in Salmossi on…

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Damaged houses caused by weather patterns from Typhoon Hagibis are seen in Ichihara, Chiba prefecture on October 12, 2019.

Two dead as ‘unprecedented’ Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster warning over “unprecedented” downpours that caused flooding and landslides. Around 7.3…

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Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, killing one even before making landfall and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster warning over “unprecedented” downpours. More than 7.3 million people were…

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Bhumjaithai ministers threaten to quit if controversial herbicides are not banned

Increasing pressure was applied to the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) when Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul announced today that the Bhumjaithai party’s ministers, who oversee…

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One dead as Typhoon Hagibis takes aim at Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis on Saturday claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as potentially record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than 1.6 million people. Rated “large and…

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