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SURIN : Local administrations in the Northeast are threatening to mobilise up to 100,000 demonstrators in Bangkok next week to protest against the government’s refusal to give them a larger share of the national budget. The threat comes after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra brushed aside their demand for an extra 16 billion baht in the [...]
Police are seeking a warrant for the arrest of a woman who is accused of luring her 17-year-old niece into selling sex in South Korea. Pol Maj-General Chawalit Sawaengphuet The suspect, identified as Phiangjai Phanplado, 43, is facing a charge of human trafficking of an underage girl to Seoul in early May. The Criminal Court [...]
Surin, 20 May 2013, (NNT) — Military force in Surin Province has urgently given their assistance to the locals hit by last week’s twisters and hail storms that wrecked at least 50 homes. The twisters hit Tangjai (ตั้งใจ) Sub-district in Muang district of Surin, affecting residents of Baan Raka (บ้านระกา), Baan Kwang (บ้านขวาง), Baan Sangkae [...]
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Six newly appointed assistant teachers in Nakhon Ratchasima accused of being involved in exam cheating will be dismissed – while the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has called for an ultimate total of 344 people allegedly involved in the scandal to lose their jobs as government officials. Education Minister Phongthep Thepkanjana will soon discuss with [...]
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Thailand has offered to convene a meeting with Laos and China on a high-speed train project linking the three countries, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Sunday. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, her Lao counterpart Thongsing Thammavong, fourth from left, and their respective cabinet members hold hands as they attend the 2nd Joint Cabinet Retreat in Chiang [...]
ROI ET – Six stinking bags containing dead pigs have been found dumped in a small creek near a village in tambon Khon Kaen of Muang district, sparking fears the animals may have died of a contagious disease. Pol Lt Col Reungsak Suwansri, case specialist at Muang district, said local people reported that the foul smelling [...]
A high-ranking police officer wanted in the murder of a senior provincial official in Khon Kaen surrendered on Friday. Pol Lt Col Somjit Kaemprom, deputy superintendent of Nong Rua police station, turned himself in at the Khon Kaen police station. He denied all charges and will only testify in court, said Pol Lt Gen Kawee [...]
A three-year-old kindergarten pupil died after being left in a pickup truck for more than seven hours in Si Sa Ket province on Tuesday, police said. Suriyakarn ”Potter” Pakan , Photo by Sanook.com Pol Lt Col Tinakorn Dechalertpong, of Uthumphon Phisai police station in Si Sa Ket, said the boy was Suriyakarn ”Potter” Pakan. Thanyathon [...]
14 May 2013 (NNT) – The Transport Ministry has distributed 50,000 liters of water to residents in Nakhon Ratchasima as drought continues in the province. Deputy Transport Minister Prasert Jantararuangtong led a team of Transport officials and a convoy of water trucks on a field visit to Sung Noen District, which has been hard hit [...]
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14 May 2013 (NNT) – Over 10 million baht worth of Siamese rosewood has been seized in Nong Khai Province while being smuggled out to a neighboring country. Around 80 logs of Siamese rosewood were confiscated yesterday by Nong Khai officials as they were being smuggled out of the country by boat. Officers believed that [...]
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