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Fire in Phuket burnt down two shops Thursday

il y a 6 heures 57 min
A fire broke out in front of a school in Phuket's Muang district on Thursday morning, burning down two shops.
Catégories: Thai news

Daily minimum wage hike ranges from Bt5 to Bt22

il y a 7 heures 50 min
After a seven-hour marathon meeting, a committee tasked with setting the minimum wage unanimously agreed to raise daily wages by between Bt5 and Bt22 per day nationwide, depending on the economic growth of each province.
Catégories: Thai news

Students invited to submit essays in English for 13th Dublin Awards

il y a 11 heures 35 min
STUDENTS ACROSS the country are welcome to join the ongoing 13th Junior Dublin Literary Awards for Thailand contest.
Catégories: Thai news

Nationwide raids target drug kingpin’s networks

il y a 12 heures 35 min
NARCOTICS SUPPRESSION Bureau (NSB)-led commando teams have launched an operation to search 55 locations nationwide this week to crack down on the drug-trafficking networks of alleged drug kingpin Jirat “Ek Ouan” Pensophonwitch and a separate drug suspect Thip-apa Raksasaeng, NSB chief Pol Lt-General Sommai Kongwisaisuk said yesterday.
Catégories: Thai news

DSI denies brothel raid motivated by politics

il y a 16 heures 35 min
THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) yesterday dismissed rumours that the recent crackdown on a major Bangkok-based massage parlour was politically motivated.
Catégories: Thai news

Health problems posed by lack of awareness about air pollution

il y a 16 heures 35 min
AUTHORITIES HAVE been urged to take the threat of air pollution seriously after Greenpeace revealed average levels of particulate matter with diameter of 2.5 microns or smaller (PM2.5) was higher at all air-quality monitoring stations than World Health Organisation (WHO) standards for three years in a row.
Catégories: Thai news

Nicha cleared in romance scam as four suspects, including Cameroon man, held for identity theft

il y a 16 heures 35 min
POLICE YESTERDAY definitively cleared a 24-year-old woman of any involvement in a high-profile romance scam that cheated social media users as four other suspects were accused of stealing her identity.
Catégories: Thai news

Breeders issue police complaints against doctor over ‘assaulted’ dogs

mer, 17/01/2018 - 20:09
Two dog farm owners on Wednesday filed complaints with police in Chon Buri province against a doctor in Banglamung district, alleging that he assaulted dogs and tried to discredit their businesses.
Catégories: Thai news

King provides assistance to blaze-hit families

mer, 17/01/2018 - 19:31
His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn graciously had a privy councillor deliver relief bags of commodities on Wednesday to 15 families from Bangkok’s Charansanidwong Soi 78, which was ravaged by a fire on January 12.
Catégories: Thai news

Prayut puts medical marijuana farm on hold

mer, 17/01/2018 - 11:52
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has put a brake on an idea to build the first legal cannabis plantation in Thailand, saying more study is needed.
Catégories: Thai news

New tax break to promote families having more children

mer, 17/01/2018 - 09:00
The Cabinet yesterday approved a tax break to promote married couples having more children as part of a government policy to offset the rising ageing population, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.
Catégories: Thai news

Licence holder of massage parlour at centre of prostitution raid surrenders to police

mer, 17/01/2018 - 03:00
THE LICENCE holder of Victoria’s: The Secret Forever massage parlour, which is at the centre of human-trafficking allegations, turned herself in to police yesterday to rebut 13 charges against her.
Catégories: Thai news

New ‘smart visa’ launched for specialists in targeted next-generation industries

mer, 17/01/2018 - 03:00
THE CABINET yesterday approved a “smart visa” to lure specialists to work in 10 targeted industries.
Catégories: Thai news

Egat denies new speculation that southern coal-fired plants cancelled

mer, 17/01/2018 - 03:00
THERE ARE still no plans to cancel the Krabi and Thepa coal-fired power plant projects, the Electricity Generating Authority (Egat) has stated, while it was confirmed that there would also be new coal or gas-powered plants in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) special economic zone.
Catégories: Thai news

Police find no evidence implicating fraud victim in romance scam after ID used to open bank accounts

mer, 17/01/2018 - 03:00
POLICE ARE expected to clear Nicha Kiatthanapaiboon of any involvement in a social media scam after her ID card was stolen and used to illegally open bank accounts that cheated people out of their money.
Catégories: Thai news

National Teachers’ Day includes new reform expectations

mer, 17/01/2018 - 03:00
THAILAND celebrated National Teachers’ Day yesterday by honouring the profession and its members.
Catégories: Thai news

Italians among injured in speedboat collision off Phuket

mar, 16/01/2018 - 21:43
Two speedboats collided on Tuesday off Phuket at the entrance to the Royal Phuket Marina, injuring five Italian tourists and a Thai man.
Catégories: Thai news

Dog farm owner claims Pomeranian was injected with chemical

mar, 16/01/2018 - 19:29
A dog farm owner in Chumporn province has alleged that a Bangkok doctor injected the face of a young, healthy Pomeranian after he bought it from his farm, making it almost blind.
Catégories: Thai news

Captain charged over Phi Phi boat explosion

mar, 16/01/2018 - 17:43
Police on Tuesday filed a charge of recklessness causing injuries to others against speedboat captain Kriengkrai Boonsri, 28, following a boat explosion near Phi Phi Island on Sunday.
Catégories: Thai news

Police refuse to confirm armed robber is a soldier

mar, 16/01/2018 - 16:41
Metropolitan Police Area 3 chief Pol Maj-General Somneuk Noikhong would not confirm on Tuesday if a suspect who forced an Indian businessman at gunpoint to withdraw Bt200,000 from an ATM in Bangkok’s Soi Ram-Indra 109 last Thursday evening was a soldier, as had previously been speculated.
Catégories: Thai news