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Company clerk, rider likely linked to 3.4m baht payroll theft

  CHONBURI police found the motorcycle and a pickup truck used in the theft of 3.46 million baht payroll at the car park of a bank yesterday afternoon (Sept. 20) with the company clerk from whom the large amount of cash was snatched being the owner of the latter, TV Channel 7 said. Police now […]

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Health

60-70% of Thais have been infected with Covid: Expert

  A THAI medical expert said in a Facebook post today (Sept. 21) that blood tests previously carried out indicate that around 60-70% of the population have been infected with Covid-19, particularly the dominant Omicron subvariant, Matichon newspaper said. Dr. Yong Phuworawan, the head of the Centre of Excellence in Clinical Virology at the Faculty […]

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Local News

Over 500 youngsters slapped with politically related charges so far

By Thai Newsroom Reporters MORE THAN 500 PRO-DEMOCRACY adolescents have been arrested on politically related charges since the Free Youth movement started in 2020, a human rights report says. According to the Centre for Thai Lawyers for Human Rights’s report released today (Sept. 20) to ironically mark the National Youth Day, a total of 563 […]

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Local News

Thief dressed as food delivery rider steals 3.4m baht payroll

  CHONBURI POLICE are chasing a thief dressed as a food delivery rider who stole 3.4 million baht payroll after picking a fight with one of two employees of a company who had just withdrawn the cash to pay wages, Naewna newspaper said this evening (Sept. 20). Pol. Col. Tawee Kudthang, head of Ban Bueng […]

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Business

Cabinet approves additional budget for 6 movies shot in Thailand

  THE CABINET today (Sept. 20) approved an additional 212 million baht from this year’s budget reserved for emergencies and necessary expenses to cover a shortfall in the promotion of the shooting of six foreign movies in Thailand with these scheduled to be released this year, INN News said. Ms. Traisulee Traisornkul, deputy spokesperson for […]

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Local News

Not yet time for Palang Pracharath to start campaigning: Prawit 

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters CARETAKER PRIME MINISTER-cum-Palang Pracharath party leader Prawit Wongsuwan today (Sept. 20) commented that the time for the largest coalition partner to go on an electoral campaign trail anywhere has not arrived yet. Prawit categorically dismissed criticism that he and his Palang Pracharath Party had already managed to woo popularity among […]

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Local News

Another gigantic roadside sign featuring Prawit spotted in Buengkarn

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters ANOTHER COLOSSAL ROADSIDE sign featuring caretaker Prime Minister-cum-Palang Pracharath party leader Prawit Wongsuwan has been spotted in downtown Buengkarn with an attached note literally soliciting legal leniency for its existence. The vinyl billboard features an enlarged picture of the mask-wearing Prawit, the ruling party’s logo and catchphrases about a watershed […]

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Local News

Red shirts, activists mark Sept. 2006 coup against Thaksin govt

  RED SHIRT followers and Thalu Fah activists held separate events to mark the Sept. 19, 2006 coup against the elected government of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra amid heavy police presence, Matichon newspaper said this evening. The red shirts gathered at the Democracy Monument with their activity entitled “Red shirts against dictatorship.”  Meanwhile Thalu […]

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Local News

26 luxury cars stolen in UK and sold as new vehicles in Thailand seized

  THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) today (Sept. 19) announced the seizure of 26 out of 35 luxury vehicles stolen in the UK and sold as new vehicles in Thailand after being contacted by the British authorities to track them down, Naewna newspaper said. Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin together with Mr. Traiyarit Temhiwong, DSI’s […]

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Local News

Palang Pracharath Party blasted for using welfare cards to wins votes 

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE PALANG PRACHARATH Party was today (Sept. 19) taken to task for using state welfare cards in “utterly disgusting” fashion to muster popularity among constituents in the provinces well ahead of the next general election. Deputy Pheu Thai Party secretary-general Khunakorn Preechachanachai alleged that the largest coalition partner had obviously resorted […]

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