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Supreme Court accepts graft case against ex-NACC deputy secretary-general

The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders has accepted for trial a corruption case filed by public prosecutors against a former deputy secretary-general of Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission….

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Bangkok’s Lumpini boxing stadium to reopen Saturday for online and broadcast audiences only

The Army’s Lumpini boxing stadium, in the Ramintra area of Bangkok, which was closed in March last year after being identified as the source of a cluster of COVID-19 infections,…

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255,000 people have received treatment for nose and eye irritation caused by pollution 

More than 255,000 people in Thailand’s northern provinces have received treatment for nose and eye irritation since the beginning of this year, mainly caused by excessive PM2.5 dust in the…

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Durian Custard Toast for Durian Season

Durian season is coming, and who doesn’t love durian? The scent of toasted bread, stuffed with homemade durian custard, is now a speciality at this food shop in Bang Pong district…

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Natural Resources and Environment Minister Woravuth Silpa-archa

UN officials are welcome to visit Karen village of Ban Bang Kloy

Thailand is prepared to let officials from the United Nations (UN) inspect the ethnic Karen village of Ban Bang Kloy, in Kaeng Krachan national park, to investigate allegations of human…

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BTSC seeks PM’s intervention to halt the Orange Line’s extension project

The Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTSC) has petitioned Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to order the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) to halt the Orange Line’s western extension project,…

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Samui and Pha-ngan islands partially blacked out as undersea cable damaged by ship’s anchor

Parts of the popular resort islands of Samui and Pha-ngan lost power today (Monday), after a submarine electricity cable was severely damaged by an anchor, accidentally dropped by a naval…

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Thais urged to reduce sugar consumption

WHO Representative to Thailand, Dr. Daniel Kertesz, said that consuming drinks with a high sugar content contributes to obesity, diabetes and other diseases. He also thinks that the increase in…

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Court grants conditional freedom to 22 Ban Bang Kloy’s Karen villagers without bail

Phetchaburi provincial court freed 22 Ban Bang Kloi villagers without bail on Sunday, on the condition that they must not return to the Jai Paendin area, in Kaeng Krachan national…

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More firefighters sent to Tak province to fight forest fires around Bhumibol Dam

A team of 30 firefighters, from Thailand’s northeastern firefighting unit of the Electricity Generation Authority of Thailand (EGAT), has been deployed to help their colleagues in the northern province of…

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Motorists advised to avoid four areas of Bangkok on Saturday

Motorists are being advised by police to avoid Lat Phrao intersection, Kasetsart intersection, Central World in Ratchaprasong shopping district and the 11th Infantry Regiment barracks in Bangkhen, where various activist…

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22 Karen villagers remanded in custody after eviction from Kaeng Krachan national park

Twenty-two ethnic Karen villagers were remanded in custody at the Phetchaburi provincial prison after they and others were rounded up by park officials inside the Kaeng Krachan national park, for…

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200 year old temple chapel spared from demolition in construction of Purple Line rail project

The Ministry of Transport has assured that the two hundred year old Luang Poo Thuad Vihara (chapel) at Iam Voranuch Temple will not be affected by the construction of the…

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3,000 year-old skeletons found in Ang Thong

A 54 year old villager in Si Bua Thong sub-district, of Ang Thong province has found 3,000 year-old skeletons, apparently mummified, wrapped in shrouding and tied with ropes. The skeletons…

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Social media reports of heavy storms in Thailand this week and next are untrue

Thailand’s Anti-Fake News Center has debunked information, widely shared on social media, that there will be heavy storms, from March 2nd to 13th, all across Thailand. The Meteorological Department and…

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The beauty queen reigning for democracy in divided Thailand

Miss Universe Thailand 2020 Amanda Obdam is not the first beauty queen to fall victim to the Kingdom’s bitter political divide.  But just like Miss Thailand 2017 Maria Poonlertlarp before…

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Marital infidelity a hard (and illegal) habit to give up in Thailand

Hands up if you know someone who is having an extramarital affair. In fact, most people reading this will know of someone who is “playing away from home”, given surveys…

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Turning the pandemic into opportunity

Personal trainers have adapted the way they train their clients in the Covid-19 era to help those who are uncomfortable going to physical locations Thanakorn Sripong, 25, found starting a…

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Thailand officially enters dry season today

Thailand has officially entered the dry season, starting today (Saturday), which will last until mid-May, according to the Meteorological Department. It said that the northeastern monsoon wind, which had been…

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Ex-Kaeng Krachan park chief questions PACC’s arm-chair investigation of him

Former Kaeng Krachan national park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson has challenged the ruling of the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), which found him guilty of malfeasance, for the forced eviction of…

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Ex-chief of Kaeng Krachan national park found guilty of forced eviction of Karen community

The Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) has found that former chief of Kaeng Krachan national park, Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson, committed malfeasance in office in connection with the forced eviction of an…

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Two rangers killed and one injured in an ambush in Thailand’s Narathiwat province

Two para-military rangers were killed and another seriously injured in an ambush by suspected insurgents on a jungle trail in Ra-ngae district of the southern border province of Narathiwat this…

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Thai police raid online casino networks in 7 provinces

Thailand’s cybercrime police raided 8 online casino networks in 7 provinces and arrested 19 people, out of 22 suspects targeted. The raids in Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Pathum Thani, Sara Buri, Rayong,…

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Offcials from the National park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department tried to negotiate with Karen in the national park. This photo was taken in February, 2021.

Thai government to negotiate with Karens residing in national park

Karens in the upper Bangkloi village, in Kaeng Krachan National Park of Phetchaburi province, are proposing that the National park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department allocate 2.4 hectares to each…

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NESDB says retiree needs 2.8 – 4 million baht savings to survive for the rest of life

People in Thailand need retirement savings of between 2.8 and 4 million baht to survive for the rest of their lives, according to the National Economic and Social Development Board…

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Natural sparkling water to be distributed free of charge in Kanchanaburi

Naturally carbonated water, from underground sources in Huay Krajao district of Thailand’s Kanchanaburi, will be distributed to people in the district, on a trial basis, free of charge on Wednesday…

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Bodies of two crew members of trawler found while two others remain missing

Search and rescue teams have found the bodies of two of the missing crew members of the Chokechai Somboon 1 trawler, which capsized in the gulf, and are still looking…

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Thai government to buy dried cannabis flowers from community enterprises

The Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) is to buy grade-A dried cannabis flowers from community enterprises at 45,000 THB per kilogram. The Plao-Ploen herbal development center in BuriRam province is the…

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Mexico to import edible edible cricket product from Thailand

Mexico’s government has resolved to approve the import of cricket powder from Thailand, specifically made from a species more commonly known as the house cricket, according to Thailand’s National Bureau…

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Two more banks to provide registration for Rao Chana scheme

Two more of Thailand’s state-owned banks, the Government Savings Bank (GSB) and the Bank of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), will join the Krung Thai Bank (KTB) in providing registration…

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Thailand warns against app Clubhouse after monarchy discussions

Thailand’s digital ministry on Wednesday warned Thai users not to break the law on the audio drop-in application Clubhouse, which has rapidly emerged as a platform for discussions of the…

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Villa quarantine in Thailand could be allowed soon

The CCSA will consider a new quarantine measure, called “Villa Quarantine”, with a luxury hotel in Phuket being the first to implement it. During today’s press briefing, Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin…

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Mother appeals for justice for her child who died waiting for a doctor

A single mother has appealed for justice for her one-year old son, who died at a hospital in Tha Yang district of Phetchaburi province, after allegedly waiting about five hours…

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Strong 7.3-quake rattles east Japan, no tsunami risk

A strong 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan’s east coast late Saturday, rattling the region hit by the powerful 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown just weeks before the disaster’s 10th anniversary….

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Controversial Thai TV drama under fire again for sexualising school uniforms

The Thai soap opera “Mia Jum Pen”, which caused controversy for its depiction of rape, is under fire once again. This time it involves a scene in which a female…

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Underground naturally carbonated water is not potable unless treated

Thailand’s Department of Underground Water Resources has warned against drinking the naturally carbonated water which is flowing from an underground source, like the geyser currently rising from a rice field…

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North Korea’s Kim lambasts officials for economic ‘defeatism’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has accused top officials of “self-protection and defeatism” and largely blamed them for the country’s economic plight, state media reported Friday. At a meeting…

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Thailand discovers naturally carbonated water fountain in Kanchanaburi

Thailand’s Department of Groundwater Resources has discovered an underground, highly carbonated and drinkable water source in Kanchanaburi province. The department’s director-general, Sakda Wichiensilp, said that this is the first of…

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Two 11th century Khmer lintels to return to Thailand from the US in March

Two ancient Khmer ornate stone lintels, on display at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, which were smuggled out of Thailand about five decades ago, are expected to be…

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Alleged gambling den boss arrested in Rayong province

The fugitive tycoon, who allegedly operated a major illegal gambling den, thought to be the source of a large cluster of COVID-19 infections in Thailand’s Rayong province, was arrested by…

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DSI seizes haul of child pornography from a model agency in Pathum Thani

Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) raided a child modelling agency in the central province of Pathum Thani today (Thursday) and seized about half a million pornographic pictures and videos…

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Government MP Pareena committed a gross violation of political ethics – NACC

Palang Pracharat MP for Ratchaburi province, Ms. Pareena Kraikupt, has been found, by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), to have committed a gross violation of political ethics over her illegal…

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PM admits government and BMA cannot delay electric train fares indefinitely

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha admitted today (Wednesday) that neither the government nor the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) can shoulder the financial burden of prolonging the freeze on fares on the…

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200 underground gambling dens still operating across Thailand

There are about 200 underground gambling dens operating nationwide, and 47 are in the Bangkok metropolitan area, according to a government panel, set up last month to investigate the potential…

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Bar owners in Pattaya demand midnight closing time

“Permanently Closed” signs in front of bars, pubs and entertainment venues in Pattaya reflect the problems that owners are facing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of them could not save…

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Rape scene depicted in Thai soap opera sparks outrage on Twitter

#NoMoreRapeOnScreen (#ข่มขืนผ่านจอพอกันที) became the fastest trending hashtag in Thailand today, after the latest episode of “Mia Jum Pen”, or Wife on Duty, sparked outrage on social media because of a…

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Bangkok Governor orders delay of fare increase on Green Route train service

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has postponed its plan to increase the maximum train fare on the Green Route to 104 baht, scheduled for February 16th. Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang…

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Court rejects request to delete Thanathorn’s livestream about vaccine program

Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s controversial Facebook livestream, criticizing the Thai government over its handling of COVID-19 vaccine procurement with reference to the monarchy, can now be put back online….

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Do not boil salty tap water for drinking – MWA

The Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) has warned against the boiling of tap water to reduce salinity, saying that the best method is to use reverse osmosis filtering of brackish water….

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A Thai satellite has close shave with a space object last Saturday night

A Thai-owned satellite, named Thai Choke, successfully avoided an encounter with another object in space last Saturday night, according to the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA). GISTDA said…

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Customers walk past seafood stalls at a market in Thailand’s southern province of Narathiwat on January 18, 2021. (Photo by Madaree TOHLALA / AFP)

No coronavirus contamination found in 117 samples of Thai seafood

No coronavirus contamination was found in 117 seafood samples taken from markets in Bangkok and other provinces between November 2020 to January 2021, according to the department of medical sciences…

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Poor air quality in 68 areas of Bangkok and its suburbs on Thursday morning

People in most areas of Bangkok and its suburbs are having to deal with excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust on Thursday morning, but the pollution levels are expected to improve…

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Bangkok’s century-old Hua Lamphong station makes tracks towards railway history

After more than a century serving passengers, Thailand’s largest railway hub will reach the end of the line this year. If Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob gets his way, the Bangkok…

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Bid for the Orange Line train project scrapped by PPP selection committee

The Public-Private Partnership selection committee has decided to scrap the bid for the construction of the Orange Line electric train project, between Bang Khun Non and Min Buri worth about…

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People in Bangkok and suburbs warned not to drink tap water due to high salinity

Residents of Bangkok and its suburbs have been warned not to drink tap water due to the high salt content, caused by seawater reaching upstream of the source of tap…

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Thailand takes momentous step to legalise abortion

In a defining moment for male-dominated and conservative Thailand, the country is now shifting its stance from anti-abortion to pro-choice. Parliament last month (January) voted to make abortion legal during…

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7 factories in Samut Sakhon sealed until end of February, no staff allowed to leave

The Public Health Emergency Operation Centre of Samut Sakhon has decided to seal off seven major factories, where many workers are infected with COVID-19, forbidding any worker to leave their…

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First doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered a week after arrival in Thailand

Thai people will receive the first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine within a week of the first 50,000 doses from Italy arriving in Thailand this month, although the date of…

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Rare giant vulture lays first egg in 25 years at Nakhon Ratchasima zoo

Officials at the zoo in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima are excited that an endangered giant vulture at the zoo has laid the first viable egg in the country…

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3 Ratsadon protesters arrested for alleged involvement in Myanmar Embassy violent protest

Three anti-establishment Ratsadon followers are being held in police custody for alleged involvement in a violent protest in front of the Myanmar Embassy on Sathorn Road in Bangkok on Monday….

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Poor air quality in Bangkok and 11 other provinces today

Air quality in Bangkok and 11 other provinces is has deteriorated on Saturday, with excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, particularly in 26 areas of Bangkok and its…

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Local administrators told to cease legal action against elderly receiving state living allowances and pensions

Local administration organizations have been instructed, by the Interior Ministry, to cease legal action against some 15,000 elderly people who have been receiving both pensions and living allowances and to…

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U.S. stands with SE Asian countries against China pressure, Blinken says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States rejects China’s maritime claims in the South China Sea beyond what it is permitted under international law and stands with Southeast Asian countries resisting…

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Thai farmers to be told to stop burning farm waste or face legal action

All provincial governors in Thailand have been told to stop the burning of agricultural waste in their provinces. The burning is being blamed for the current air pollution in Bangkok…

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Losing weight in a healthy way to fight Covid-19

Experts say eating less but healthily and being more active is one of the keys to losing weight safely and might even protect against Covid-19. The start of a new…

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Excessive dust covers Bangkok and its suburbs on Friday

All of Bangkok and its suburbs are blanketed in excessive dust today (Friday), beyond the safety level, according to the Pollution Control Department. The department’s Air4Thai webpage released its latest…

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A woman identified only by her first name Anchan, right, talks to her friend as she arrives at the Bangkok Criminal Court in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. A court in Thailand on Tuesday sentenced the retired civil servant to a record 43.5 years in prison for insulting the monarchy by posting audio clips online of comments critical of the royal institution. (AP Photo)

Thai woman handed record four-decade jail term for lese majeste

A Thai woman accused of insulting the royal family was jailed Tuesday for more than 43 years, a legal rights group said, the harshest punishment ever handed out under the…

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Thanathorn blasted for politicizing government’s AstraZeneca vaccine deal

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has criticized Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, accusing him of not being grateful to the “Mother Land” for his alleged attempt to politicize the government’s…

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Ratsadon group demand apology for alleged attack by Icon Siam mall guard

Anti-establishment protesters demonstrated in front of Icon Siam shopping mall on Tuesday, to demand an apology from its management after a security guard allegedly assaulted one of the protesters. Three…

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This picture taken on January 27, 2012 shows a Buddhist monk looking at a board showing a map of a deep sea port project in Mayingyi, part of the Dawei Special Economic Zone development, a planned 50 billion USD deep sea port and factory development led by a Thai industrial giant, in southern Myanmar. Anger is growing in villages earmarked to be flattened for a huge industrial area in south Myanmar as activists step up the pressure amid signs that the project may be faltering. (Photo by Soe Than WIN / AFP)

Myanmar cancels Thai investment in controversial mega-port

Myanmar on Monday announced it was cancelling contracts with a Thai industrial giant to work on a controversial deep sea port project. The Dawei mega-project was touted as a way…

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Bangkok City Hall asked to postpone train fare increase from February 16th

The Rail Department has asked the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to delay its plan to increase electric train fares on the Green Line, from 65 baht to a maximum of…

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59 areas in Bangkok and suburbs polluted with excessive PM2.5 on Sunday

Air quality in Bangkok and its suburbs has slightly improved today, with 59 areas being affected by excessive PM2.5 dust, including Din Daeng Road which was identified as the most…

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Bangkok blanketed in excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust pollution

Almost the entire city of Bangkok is suffering under a blanket of atmospheric dust particles today (Saturday), with 70 locations recording excessive levels of PM2.5, which is especially dangerous for…

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Youths believed to have died of benzodiazepine overdose in ketamine powdered milk

Excessive levels of a substance in the benzodiazepine family, formerly marketed as “Valium” but now called Diazepam, has been detected in the bodies of some of the young Thais who…

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Two camp sites in Khao Yai national park closed after camper killed by elephant

Two public camp sites in Thailand’s Khao Yai national park have been closed indefinitely after a tourist was stomped to death by a wild elephant there early this morning (Friday)….

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Health-threatening pollution over 10 areas of Bangkok and suburbs on Friday

Poor air quality today in ten areas in Bangkok and its peripherals has reached unhealthy levels, with the amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere exceeding the 50-micron safety threshold,…

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Three groups of people excluded from 7,000 baht from new Rao Chana scheme

Three types of people will be excluded from the new Rao Chana (We Win) subsidy program, under which recipients will receive a 3,500 baht/month cash subsidy for two consecutive months…

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12 areas of Bangkok and its peripherals suffer excessive PM2.5 on Thursday

People in Thailand’s capital, and its four neighbouring provinces, have been warned to brace for an increase in PM2.5 pollution, with 12 areas facing excessive amounts today and tomorrow. The…

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PM2.5 to return to Bangkok and suburbs on Thursday

People living in Bangkok and its peripherals have been warned of an increase in PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere from this Thursday, as the cold weather front from China weakens….

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Heart failure caused deaths of 7 youths thought to have used “K powdered milk”

Heart failure has been cited as the cause of the deaths of seven young Thais, suspected to have used a cocktail of illicit drugs known as “K powdered milk”. Pol…

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Passenger van operators want PM to help freeze car instalments for 3-6 months

Operators of passenger vans, offering services between Bangkok and its suburbs, have asked the government to negotiate with financial institutions to grant them a debt moratorium, of three to six…

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Children’s Day YouTube video melts hearts, sparks hot debate on inequality 

With Children’s Day last Saturday (Jan 9) mostly limited to online activities due to the Covid-19 outbreak, a YouTuber stole the show with her video about poor kids in a…

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Seven youths found dead in different areas of Bangkok

Seven young Thais have been found dead from, as yet, unknown causes. A seventh is thought to have died from overdosing on a new form of narcotic cocktail, known among…

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PM orders help to be sent to flood victims in Thailand’s 4 southern provinces

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed concern over the flooding in the country’s four southern provinces and has ordered manpower and materials to be rushed to the area. Government…

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200 Thais in Myawaddi Township to be screened before returning to Thailand

A coordinating centre has been set up in the Myanmar border town of Myawaddi, opposite Thailand’s Tak province, to screen about 200 Thais before they can be allowed to reenter…

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5 districts in Pattani declared public disaster zones as flood water rises  

Five districts of Thailand’s southern border province of Pattani have been declared disaster zones after the swollen Pattani River overflowed its banks. Water spilling from canals in Muang district has…

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SRT suspends weekend tourism and commercial train services until Feb 28th

From today (Saturday), until February 28th, the State of Railway of Thailand (SRT) has suspended 49 weekend tourism and commercial services, in line with the CCSA’s policy to discourage travel…

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Police arrested 19 Rohingya in Pathum Thani

In Bangkok’s neighboring province of Pathum Thani, police arrested 19 Rohingya at a construction site in Bang Khu Wat sub-district in Muang district yesterday. Seven of them tested positive for…

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21 nabbed in a raid of illegal gambling den in a Pattaya condo

Police arrested 21 Thai and foreign gamblers in a raid on an illegal gambling den in a condominium building in Pattaya early this morning. Among those arrested are 14 Chinese,…

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Picture of the waxing gibbous moon as seen from Montevideo on Christmas Eve on December 24, 2020. (Photo by Mariana SUAREZ / AFP)

Lunacy or great leap forward? Thailand’s first moon mission ignites fierce debate

Thailand’s first lunar exploration programme is scheduled to launch on January 13, though public debate on the moon mission has been raging since mid-December when it was unveiled by a…

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Meteorological Department predicts cold weather for Thailand on Friday through Sunday

An intense cold front from China is moving south and is forecast to cover the northern part of Thailand from Friday until Sunday, causing temperatures in the northern and northeastern…

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King urges Thai people to preserve Thai culture and live righteously

His Majesty the King of Thailand has urged his subjects to preserve Thai culture, to understand the value of merit and to live righteously, based on reasoning and truth. In…

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TikTok, Air Fryers, Plants at home – Here’s the BUZZ of 2020

2020 has been a year full of ups and downs, particularly with COVID-19, but it also sparked a lot of new trends and much more entertaining stuff. Let’s take a…

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Cold weather returns to Thailand from today until January 3rd

A strong cold front from China is covering northern Thailand and this is causing temperatures to plunge by 6-9 degrees celsius, especially in the northern and northeastern regions, according to…

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Sawaddee Wan Pee Mai – a New Year song that every Thai can sing

🎶 Sawaddee Wan Pee Mai Paa, Hai Banda Rao Than Ruen Rome, Rerk Yaam Dee Prem Pree Chuen Chom, Taang Suk Som Ni Yom Yindee… 🎶 If you have celebrated New Year holidays…

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Sand, sea and lots of space in Chanthaburi

The long and winding road from Chanthaburi town to the border with Trat province takes in some of the best and quietest beaches on the Eastern shoreline While also famed…

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Goodbye 2020, year of eerie silence and alarming tumult

To Thai people, 2020 was a year of two halves, and nobody had seen either half coming. The first featured surreal and scary scenes of empty streets, quiet city nights…

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Riverside Chic and Small Town Charms of Chanthaburi

Less crowded than many coastal destinations, Chanthaburi is ideal for a weekend away or a longer holiday Anyone looking to escape the urban chaos of Bangkok or other major cities…

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Passengers wearing facemasks as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus wait for their train at the Central Railway Station in Bangkok on March 31, 2020. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

Bangkok closes entertainment venues, Chiang Mai imposes travel restrictions

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has ordered the closure, until January 4th, of horse race tracks, cock-fighting and fish-fighting rings, as well as entertainment venues as COVID-19 infections spread to…

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Quarantined woman in death plunge from hotel in Bangkok’s Rama 9 area

Police have launched an investigation into the death of a 50-year old Thai woman, who fell from the 8th floor of the hotel in which she was quarantined, following her…

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