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PM’s motto for National Children’s Day

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has announced his motto for Thailand’s National Children’s Day on January 11th. His motto is “Thai children must uphold unity, and be responsible Thai citizens”. The…

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High production costs remain obstacle to degradable non-plastic bags

Starting January 1st, 43 shopping malls and convenience stores in Thailand will cease the use of single-use plastic bags, in response to the Government’s policy to completely phase them out….

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Premchai granted bail, but must wear EM ankle bracelet

The Supreme Court has granted bail to Italian-Thai Development boss Premchai Karnasuta and two fellow defendants, but ordered them to wear electronic monitoring ankle bracelets and banned them from leaving…

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Forest Department chief to testify to House anti-graft committee on Pareena’s land controversy

The House Anti-Corruption Committee has summoned Royal Forest Department director-general Atthapol Charoenchansa to testify on December 18th about its handling of the forest reserves encroachment case involving Palang Pracharat MP…

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Thai massage recognized by UNESCO

Thai massage or “nuad Thai”, which has already gained global recognition, has now been added to UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list at their meeting, currently being held in Bogota, the…

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Samut Sakhon sprays water to control PM2.5 airborne dust

The Samut Sakhon provincial administration started using four water spraying machines to reduce PM2.5 dust particles in the air along Rama II Road Thursday night, while water trucks wash dust…

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Premchai detained while waiting for a bail ruling from the Supreme Court

Italian-Thai Development’s Premchai Karnasuta has been detained at Thong Pha Phum district prison, together with two of his fellow accused, while awaiting a ruling by the Supreme Court on their…

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This handout taken by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation on January 4, 2018 and received on February 6, 2018 shows Premchai Karnasuta (C), CEO of Italian-Thai Development, a Bangkok-based company that helped build Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi airport, being arrested by authorities for poaching in the Thungyai Naresuan national park in Kanchanaburi province. – The Thai construction tycoon has been arrested for poaching in a protected wildlife sanctuary, police said on February 6, as photos of hunting equipment and animal carcasses including a black leopard circulated on social media. (Photo by Handout / Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) / AFP)

Appeals Court increases prison terms for Premchai and three other defendants

The appeals Court has upheld the guilty verdict, passed in March by the Thong Pha Phum provincial court on Italian-Thai Development Pcl boss Premchai Karnasuta, for illegal poaching of protected…

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Finance minister assures Thai economy not critical, just slowing down

Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana reaffirmed today that the Thai economy this year is just slowing down and is not in a critical situation, with the likelihood that it will pick…

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EC to ask charter court to dissolve Future Forward party

The Election Commission (EC) today resolved by a majority to ask the Constitutional Court to dissolve the Future Forward party for receiving a 191.2 million baht loan from party leader…

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Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed makes a speech during the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony in Oslo City Hall, Norway, Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019. (Stian Lysberg Solum/NTB Scanpix via AP)

Nobel winner Abiy says ‘hell’ of war fueled desire for peace

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize says his horrifying experiences as a young Ethiopian soldier fueled his determination to seek an end to the long…

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The press freedom watchdog said it counted at least 48 journalists jailed in China, one more than in 2018, as President Xi Jinping ramps up efforts to control the media

China biggest jailer of journalists, as press dangers persist: watchdog

At least 250 journalists are jailed around the world, with the largest number held in China, amid a growing crackdown by authoritarian regimes on independent media, a press watchdog group…

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The North Pole has been warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet since the 1990s, and the past six years have been the region’s warmest ever

Arctic has one of warmest years, raising fears over rising sea levels

The Arctic has experienced its second warmest year since 1900, according to a report published Tuesday, raising fears over low summer sea ice and rising sea levels.   The North…

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Air quality in Bangkok and suburbs deteriorates today

Air quality in Bangkok and its surrounding areas has worsened today, with excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust particles being detected in 43 areas.   The Pollution Control Department reported that…

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Academics call for “Dream Constitution” that truly reflects people’s aspirations

Speaking at a panel discussion on Constitution Day today, Mrs. Sunee Chairos, a former member of the National Human Rights Commission, and director of the Centre for the Promotion of…

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Excessive PM2.5 particulate found in 13 areas of Bangkok and suburbs

The air in thirteen parts of Bangkok and its surrounding provinces was today found to contain PM2.5 dust particles exceeding 50 microns – the benchmark safety level. The Pollution Control…

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New speed limit for private cars on trial on three highways

A new trial speed limit of up to 120kph for private cars has been imposed on three highways, namely Asian, Pahonyothin and Mitraparb (Friendship), since Monday. According to Transport Minister…

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Breast cancer patients to get access to two additional drugs under universal health program

From December 16th, cancer patients will have direct access to two additional cancer treatment drugs under Thailand’s universal health scheme, avoiding the current pay first, refund later scheme. Ms. Wilawan…

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Excessive PM2.5 particulate found in ten areas of Bangkok and suburbs

Air quality in Bangkok and two neighbouring provinces has been fallen below standard, with the amount of PM2.5 dust particles exceeding 50 microns, the Pollution Control Department reported today. The…

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Car wrongly parked in handicapped space at shopping mall damaged by protester

A video clip of a damaged car, posted on the Facebook page of a man who has admitted that he had deliberately smashed the vehicle’s windscreen because it was parked…

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Search launched in sea off Phuket for missing Polish tourist and Thai girlfriend

An air and sea search resumed this morning (Sunday) to look for a Polish tourist and his Thai girlfriend who went missing after their kayak capsized in choppy seas off…

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Temperatures to drop a further 2-4oC in N and NE tomorrow

Temperatures in Thailand’s northern and north-eastern provinces on Sunday are forecast to drop 2-4o to 6-15oC at ground level and to 1-8oC on mountain tops, according to the Meteorological Department….

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Ms. Pareena surrenders Sor Por Kor land she occupied

Palang Pracharat MP Pareena Kraikupt surrendered the 109 hectares of Sor Por Kor (land reform) land on which her chicken farm was built, to the Agricultural Land Reform Office. In…

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Suu Kyi to face scrutiny over genocide charges in the Hague

YANGON (Reuters) – The last time Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi traveled to western Europe, she was feted as the freshly elected civilian ruler of a fledgling democracy who…

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Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial sparked by ‘pedo guy’ tweet

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the US$190 million claim brought against…

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Thousands greet Their Majesties in Chinatown

Thousands of people on Friday turned up to greet Their Majesties the King and Queen during their tour of Yaowaraj area, which is commonly known as Chinatown. Their Majesties also…

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Thai PBS, Stamford International University to collaborate on “life-long learning”

Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with Stamford International University (Thailand) to collaborate in teaching and learning in various fields to provide students…

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Government asked to ban shark’s fin soup at all state agency functions

The Seub Nakhasathien Foundation has asked the Government to stop serving shark’s fin soup at all social functions organized by state agencies, and to review four controversial projects which, they…

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Ms. Pareena to be told to return 109 hectares to Ratchaburi land reform office

The Ratchaburi provincial Office of Land Reform for Agriculture will next week serve a notice on Palang Pracharat MP Pareena Kraikupt to return 109.12 hectares of Sor Por Kor (land…

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Wage Committee approves 5-6 baht minimum wage rise from January 1st

Thailand’s Wage Committee has decided to increase the national daily minimum wage by 5-6 baht, effective as of January 1st, subject to approval by the cabinet. The ฿6 increase will…

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Six months of sacrifice: Hong Kong’s protesters take stock

Some of them have lost their jobs, suffered life-changing injuries and even fled overseas. But six months into Hong Kong’s demonstrations, pro-democracy protesters say they aren’t backing down.   The…

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23rd dead dugong this year found on beach in Krabi province

The body of another dead dugong has been discovered on the beach of Koh Lanta district of Thailand’s southern province of Krabi yesterday.   Officials from the Office of Marine…

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Two state agencies appeal against hefty cut in R&D funding

An written appeal was submitted yesterday to the House budget scrutiny committee, by the National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office (NSTIPC) and the Thailand Centre of Excellence for Life…

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Forestry official gunned down in broad daylight in Yala

A forestry official was shot and killed in broad daylight, in Muang district of Thailand’s restive southern province of Yala, by suspected insurgents as he was riding home on a…

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Weatherman predicts coldest period from December 7-9

Most parts of Thailand are forecast to experience cool weather this weekend, when temperatures in the North and Northeast are forecast to drop to between 6oC and 12oC and as…

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Two Navy oil recovery vessels sent to contain 4km long slick in the Gulf

The Royal Thai Navy has deployed vessels, equipped with skimmers, oil booms and dispersant, to prevent a 4km long oil slick from moving toward the eastern coast of the Gulf….

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Cooler temperatures forecast until next Tuesday

Temperatures across Thailand, except in the south, will continue to fall until next Tuesday due to an intense cold front from China, according to the Meteorological Department’s forecast this morning….

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Suriya claims PM agreed with delay of ban on 3 agricultural chemicals

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha agrees with the decision by the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) on November 27th to delay the enforcement of the ban on paraquat and chlorpyrifos for…

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3rd phase of Chim-Shop-Chai program not fully subscribed

Registration for the 3rd phase of the Chim-Shop-Chai (Eat-Shop-Spend) stimulus package closed at 5pm today, but the number of elderly people subscribing to the program only reached 281,115, well short…

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Civic groups threaten to sue Industry Minister Suriya for reneging on farm chemical ban

A network of 686 civic groups, which support the ban on paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, has threatened to file charges against Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit for reneging on the previous…

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Three charges to be filed against Ms. Pareena today by Royal Forest Department

The Royal Forest Department will file three charges today against Palang Pracharat MP for Ratchaburi, Ms. Pareena Kraikupt, for alleged encroachment on 7.376 hectares of national forest reserves. The department…

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Dr. Somkid insists Thai economy remains good but growing slowly

The Thai economy is not bad, just slowing down, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak today as he urged the private sector to join hands to drive the economy. Addressing…

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Thousands of pro-democracy protesters return to the streets of Hong Kong for a mass rally on Sunday.

“Still angry”: Hong Kong protesters return to streets

HONG KONG (AFP) — Police fired tear gas and pepper spray in Hong Kong on Sunday as tens of thousands of black-clad protesters flooded into the streets, a week after…

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Majority of Thais agree with conscription – Super Poll

81.9% of respondents to a Super Poll agree that there is no better alternative to conscription when ensuring national security and that assistance is available to Thai people in cases…

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Cold front to hit N and NE with temperatures expected to dip 5-10oC this week

Temperatures in Thailand’s north and north-eastern provinces are forecast to fall 5-10oC between November 3rd and 7th, with frost on some of the mountain tops, where the mercury is predicted…

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Super Poll shows Chim-Shop-Chai program boosted Government’s popularity

Thanks to the Chim-Shop-Chai (Eat-Shop-Spend) stimulus package, the Government’s popularity has increased from 14.1% in October to 25.6% in November, according to Super Poll. Super Poll Research Office director Noppadol…

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Change in colour of Mekong River a boon for local tourism

The changing colour of the Mekong River, from brown to aquamarine, is proving to be a boon for local tourism businesses, but the catches by local fishermen have reduced substantially….

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Mekong River waters turn aquamarine in Nakhon Phanom province

The mighty Mekong River has reached a critical point, with the normally brown water turning aquamarine, like sea water, and many sandbars have emerged, some of which are several kilometres…

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Fresh survey confirms Ms. Pareena’s poultry farm encroaches on national forest

The second land survey of Palang Pracharat MP Pareena Kraikupt’s poultry farm, in Chom Bung district of the southwestern province of Ratchaburi, has confirmed that 7.36 hectares are national forest…

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The second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge to boost border trade

The recently-opened second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge is set to increase the Thai exports via Mae Sot checkpoint in Tak province next year to reach Bt105 billion-Bt110 billion, up 3.0-8.0 percent,…

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Border troops on alert as fighting between Mon rebels and Myanmar troops seems imminent

Thai troops deployed at the western border with Myanmar, in Sangkhla Buri district of Kanchanaburi, have been put on alert in anticipation of a new round of fighting between Myanmar…

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Philip Morris (Thailand) fined 1.22 billion baht for customs tariff evasion

Philip Morris (Thailand) Ltd. was today fined 1.22 billion baht by the Thai Criminal Court after the cigarette importer was found guilty of customs duty evasion by under-declaring the value…

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Climate protests kick off in smoke-covered Sydney

Protesters in smoke-covered Sydney kicked off a fresh round of global protests against climate change on Friday, with activists and schoolchildren picketing the headquarters of bushfire-ravaged Australia’s ruling party.  …

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Senior health officials reiterate support for banning three agro chemicals

In an apparent show of opposition to the National Hazardous Substances Committee’s about-face on the banning of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, three top public health officials have announced that the…

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Thailand elected to sit on the World Heritage Committee

Thailand is one of nine new members elected to the World Heritage Committee at the 22nd General Assembly of the State Parties to the WHC meeting, being held from November…

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Tit-for-tat between Ms. Pareena and Seripisut turns absurd

The House Committee on Corruption Affairs, chaired by Pol Gen Seripisut Temiyavet, is looking increasingly like a circus, with the constant tit-for-tat squabbling between him and committee member, Ms. Pareena…

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Anutin and Mananya claim ban on three farm chemicals remains intact

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and Deputy Agriculture Minister Mananya Thaiseth have played down the apparent U-turn over the December 1st enforcement of the ban on paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos…

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U-turn on ban of three farm chemicals angers Bhumjaithai party

In an abrupt about-turn, which threatens to cause a rift in the Government’s coalition, the new National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC), chaired by Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit of the Palang…

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City Hall to launch Silom, Yaowaraj and Khao Sarn walking streets in mid-December

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to turn Silom, Yaowaraj and Khao Sarn roads in Bangkok into walking streets, starting Sunday December 15th, to stimulate domestic tourism and the economy….

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New SWAT unit formed at the CSD to handle special situations

The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) of the Royal Thai Police has set up a new SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) unit to replace its predecessor, the police commando unit, which…

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Tourists visiting national parks at New Year must have bags to carry their garbage

Starting January 1st, tourists visiting national parks in Thailand will be required to carry their own plastic bags to contain the garbage they generate and take it out of the…

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Court postpones reading of verdict in tax evasion case against ex-finance officials

The Criminal Court for Corruption Cases today postponed the reading of the Supreme Court’s verdict in a case in which former deputy finance minister Mrs. Benja Louicharoen, three ex-finance officials…

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Ms. Pareena demands fresh survey, claiming she acquired the land honestly

Embattled Palang Pracharat MP for Ratchaburi province, Ms. Pareena Kraikupt, is fighting back and has asked the Royal Forest Department to conduct a second land survey of her poultry farm,…

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Farmers rally to demand delay of ban on three farm chemicals

A large group of farmers, dressed in black, gathered in front of Government House this morning to demand a delay in the enforcement of the ban on three farm chemicals,…

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Court rejects DSI request to revoke bail of ex-park chief Chaiwat

The Criminal Court for Corruption Cases has rejected a request, from the Department of Special Investigation, to withdraw the bail of former Kaeng Krachan park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson and three…

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Health minister says no further delay to Dec 1st ban on farm chemicals

Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul reiterated today that there will be no delay to the enforcement of the ban on paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, which will come into effect…

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Panthongtae acquitted of money laundering charge

The Criminal Court for Corruption Cases today acquitted the son of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, Panthongtae, of charges of money laundering involving a 10-million baht cheque, transferred to…

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Royal Forest Dept. to sue MP Pareena for forest trespass

The Royal Forest Department will file charges against Palang Pracharat MP for Ratchaburi province, Ms. Pareena Kraikupt, for allegedly trespassing on national forest reserves in the Chom Bung district of…

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Monetary policy has less room to maneuver amid historical low interest rates

With Thailand’s interest rates hitting a historical low, monetary policy has less room to maneuver, even though the Thai baht has risen beyond its fundamentals, the Bank of Thailand’s governor…

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Explanation demanded from Agriculture Department over chemical ban delay

The Department of Agriculture has been ordered to explain, in writing, its sudden about-turn by now asking for an additional six months to offload residual stocks of paraquat, glyphosate and…

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Pope Francis lights a candle at the Atomic Bomb Hypocenter during a visit to Nagasaki on November 24, 2019.

Pope slams nuclear deterrent, ‘unspeakable horror’ of Nagasaki

Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb. In…

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MOPH prepares for return of PM2.5 particulate pollution in December

The Ministry of Public Health has adopted a set of preventive measures to deal with the anticipated return of PM2.5 dust particles to Bangkok, its suburbs and other provinces during…

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Traders want six more months to offload residual banned farm chemicals

Thailand’s Department of Agriculture is to ask for an additional six months, until 1st June 2020, to divest themselves of 38,000 tons of residual paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, before the…

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Pope Francis ends historical visit, heads for Japan

Pope Francis ended his three-day visit to Thailand Saturday morning and continued his apostolic trip to Japan. He flew out of the Don Muang military airport on his papal plane…

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Belgian student Laurent Simons, 9 years old, poses during a photo session at his home on November 21, 2019 in Amsterdam. – Laurent Simons is studying electrical engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology and is on course to finish his degree in December. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

Nine-year-old Belgian prodigy set for university degree

Like many other nine-year-olds, Laurent Simons likes TV and his pet dog. But he also wants to make artificial organs, and is about to get the qualifications to set him…

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False killer whale beached in Pattaya has died

Officials from Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources now have the necessary first-aid equipment, vehicles and support team always ready to deal with marine creatures in difficulty, after two…

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Pope condemns exploitation of women, children for sex

Pope Francis condemned on Thursday the exploitation of women and children for prostitution in Thailand, which is notorious for its sex tourism, saying the violence, abuse and enslavement they suffer…

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Thanathorn to face Election Commission charges of violating election law

Embattled Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is to face charges of violating the election law and will be liable to a maximum prison term of ten years and banishment…

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PM praises Pope Francis for his contributions to human kind

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today praised visiting Pope Francis for his contributions to the unity of humankind, human resource development, especially among youth, poverty elimination, social equality, environment conservation…

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Thai-owned power plant in Hongsa intact, but homes damaged by earthquakes

Houses in many villages in the Hongsa district of Xayaboury province in the Laos PDR were damaged by two strong earthquakes this morning, according to the Vientiane Times. Xayaboury deputy…

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Pope Francis meeting the Buddhist Supreme Patriarch of Thailand on Thursday morning. Photo from Vatican News

Catholics and Buddhists can live as “good neighbours” – Pope Francis

Pope Francis met the Buddhist Supreme Patriarch of Thailand Thursday morning and confirmed the Church’s commitment to open and respectful dialogue in the service of peace. After meeting with Prime…

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500-year old ubosot in Nan province damaged by quake

Several buildings in several districts of Thailand’s northern province of Nan, including a 500-year old ubosot, or ordination hall, were damaged by a strong earthquake centred in the Laos PDR…

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Pope Francis during his meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at the Government House Thursday morning with his cousin Sister Ana Rosa Sivori acting as his interpreter . – Photo from Vatican News

Pope: The commitment to live in justice, solidarity and harmony

Pope Francis delivered his first official discourse in Thailand to members of government, civil and religious leaders, and the diplomatic corps at the Government House after meeting Prime Minister Prayut…

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Schedule for Pope Francis Thailand visit

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Artur Segarra Princep of Spain raises his hand displaying a popular Bible verse on the palm of his hand reading, “Lucas 23:34” as he arrives at the criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, April 21, 2017.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Thailand’s Supreme Court upholds Spaniard’s death sentence for murder

Thailand’s Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty imposed by the Criminal and Appeals court on a Spaniard for the murder and mutilation of a fellow countryman, whose remains were…

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Pope Francis lands in Bangkok for historical visit

Pope Francis has landed in Bangkok for his three-day visit to Thailand. The papal plane touched down at the Don Muang military airport shortly after 12 pm. He was welcomed…

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Pope Francis waves as he boards the papal plane on Tuesday at Rome’s Fiumicino airport heading for Bangkok.

Thai of all faiths prepare to welcome Pope Francis

Tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on the National Stadium on Rama I Road tomorrow evening to attend Holy Mass to be celebrated by Pope Francis who…

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Forest Dept. chief misled into approving the felling of healthy trees on road in Phang-nga

The Royal Forest Department has ordered a fact-finding investigation into how 11 healthy, decades-old Yang Na trees, along a road in Takua Thung district of the southern province of Phang-nga,…

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Those in possession of banned farm chemicals must report to authorities between December 1st and 15th

Any farmer, trader or importer who is in possession of Paraquat, Glyphosate or Chlorpyrifos is required to report to the Plant and Farm Materials Control Office of the Bangkok Metropolitan…

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Pope’s visit a “pilgrim of peace” for all

The three-day apostolic visit to Thailand of Pope Francis beginning Wednesday is a “pilgrim of peace” and a “moment of grace” for not only Catholics but also for  Thai people…

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DSI to ask court to revoke Chaiwat’s bail or ban him from talking to the media

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is to ask the Criminal Court for Corruption Cases to revoke the bail granted to former Kaeng Krachan national park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson and…

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Libong Island’s whale shark may have died from cardiac arrest

A whale shark, which was found dead in the sea near Libong Island of Thailand’s southern coastal province of Trang, has been found to have died from cardiac arrest after…

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Most people expect PM to address economic problems

Most respondents to an opinion poll have high expectations that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will take relief measures to address the high cost of living, which ranks top of the…

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PLA soldiers sent onto streets of Hong Kong on Saturday for first time since protests began – to help clear roadblocks near Kowloon Tong garrison.

HK protesters unleash stash of petrol bombs; Chinese soldiers clear roads

HONG KONG (REUTERS) – Fires blazed on the doorstep of a Hong Kong university into the early hours of Sunday as protesters hurled petrol bombs and police fired volleys of…

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Call for all parties to find affordable alternative bio herbicides

An advisor to Thailand’s agriculture minister has called on all parties concerned to come up with affordable and environmentally friendly bio-substances to replace three recently banned hazardous farm chemicals quickly….

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London police launch assault probe after HK minister injured

Police in London on Friday said they were investigating an assault after a Hong Kong minister fell to the ground as she was jostled by demonstrators. Justice secretary Teresa Cheng…

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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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