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Bank coughs up 2.2m baht for seizing wrong house

  GOVERNMENT Savings Bank yesterday (Oct. 4) agreed to pay 2.2 million baht compensation to the owners of a house their contractor had wrongfully seized and renovated plus put a for sale sign upfront and in doing so destroying many objects of sentimental value, Sanook.com said. Mr. Ronnarong Kaewpetch, chairman of the Network to Reclaim […]

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Bank explains seizing wrong house, holding talks today

GOVERNMENT Savings Bank last evening (Oct. 3) clarified the seizing of a wrong house in Pathum Thani on Sept.5 pointing out that it had apologised to the owners and had renovated it for resale prior to the mistake being discovered, Sanook.com said. The bank said it had purchased house number 99/44 located in a housing […]

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Bank mum on 2m baht claim for seizing the wrong house

  AN UNNAMED bank has so far not paid any compensation to the owner of a house in Pathum Thani which they seized by error on Sept. 5 when their contractor removed all the belongings, locked the gate with a padlock and put a for sale sign on it, Sanook.com said today (Oct. 3). Mr. […]

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6 held for looting 384-room luxury hotel on Koh Samui

KOH SAMUI police arrested six suspects on the charges of looting a 384-room luxury hotel that was newly-constructed and decorated before the Covid-19 pandemic hit then remained shut as tourism took a downturn, Matichon newspaper said this afternoon (Sept. 5). Mrs. Yomana Poolsawat, the owner of Chaweng Blue Lagoon Hotel, The Teak Wing, in Bophut […]

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Chadchart orders action on leaning shophouse 

  BANGKOK GOVERNOR Chadchart Sittipunt has ordered the Public Works Department to find out why a shophouse at the entrance of Sukhumvit Soi 101/1 is leaning and also asked the Engineering Institute of Thailand to help out, Matichon newspaper said this evening (August 22). Speaking at True Digital Park Chadchart said the building had clearly […]

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School’s in, face-to-face learning shifts to the home

  EDUCATION throughout Thailand during the last few years of the Covid-19-inspired ‘Zoom Boom’ has largely taken place in a virtual classroom.  But for many, remote learning has not been an effective substitute for face-to-face lessons. Growing frustration by online students and teachers who feel unable to connect in the fragmented and often disrupted cyberspace […]

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Former head of Krisda Mahanakorn property giant gets 860 years in jail

  THE former top executive of Krisda Mahanakorn was sentenced to 860 years in jail by the  Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases today (August 19) on money laundering charges with five other defendants including his son also given lengthy jail terms, Matichon newspaper said. However as the maximum imprisonment is 20 years […]

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New-look ‘Queen Sirikit Centre’ to reopen on Sept. 12

  AFTER a big expansion and renovation that stretched for three and half years and cost 15 billion baht, the Queen Sirikit Convention Centre is now ready to reopen on September 12, Matichon newspaper said this evening (August 18). The centre is now five times bigger with total area increasing from 65,000 sq. metres to […]

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Condo owner fined over 140,000 baht for keeping a pet in the unit

  GOING viral on Thai social media today (August 14) is a condo owner being ordered by court to pay a fine of 141,500 baht to the juristic person for keeping a pet in the unit in violation of the regulations, Sanook.com said. Drawing attention to this case was PropCons web page which runs stories […]

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Thai, foreign investors eager to buy hotels in Bangkok, major tourist cities

AS a result of tourism having improved in the first half of this year both Thai and foreign investors are now keen on buying hotels in Bangkok and four key tourist cities, Phuket, Samui, Pattaya and Chiang Mai, with several deals having already been concluded, Matichon newspaper today (July 27). Mr. Phattarachai Thaweewong, research director […]

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