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Under construction condo’s fire escape collapses, 3 houses damaged

09. December 2023

  THE EXTERNAL fire escape of a luxury condo under construction in Nonthaburi city suddenly collapsed yesterday (Dec. 8) damaging three adjacent houses but fortunately no one was injured, Naewna newspaper said. Reporters inspecting the site of this construction accident saw an announcement by Nonthaburi’s Building Control and Urban Planning Department temporarily suspending work but […] Les mer >>>

Chalermchai named Democrat leader, Det-it named Democrat secretary-general

09. December 2023

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER DEMOCRAT secretary-general Chalermchai Sri-on was today (Dec.9) named Democrat leader whilst former Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva opted out by resigning as member of the second largest opposition party. In today’s extraordinary caucus of 260 Democrat members, Chalermchai won an overwhelming vote for Democrat leader whilst Det-it Khaothong was named […] Les mer >>>

Two Indian tourists killed as van crashes into truck

09. December 2023

  TWO INDIAN tourists died and four others plus the driver got injured while travelling from southern Hat Yai city to Bangkok after their van slammed into a 10-wheel truck in Chumphon province, Siam Rath newspaper said this morning (Dec. 9). At  1 a.m. Pol. Capt. Theeraporn Kongnuan, deputy inspector at Thasae police station in […] Les mer >>>

Public warned to not believe Covid fake news

09. December 2023

  THE Thai government warned people not to believe nor share fake news that New Year’s festivities have been cancelled because of an outbreak of a new Covid-19 variant Deltacron (XBC), Naewna newspaper said this morning (Dec. 9). Mr. Karom Phonphonklang, deputy spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office, said a fake post has been shared […] Les mer >>>

71,000 people found so far to have 3.5 billion baht in debt to loan sharks

08. December 2023

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters AS MANY AS 71,000 people nationwide have been found so far to have a combined sum of 3.5 billion baht in illicit, informal debt owed to loan sharks, according to Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin. Presiding over today’s (Dec.8) official kick-off of the Pheu Thai-led government’s anti-loan sharks campaign, the prime […] Les mer >>>

Thailand, Myanmar to form aid task force as border unrest intensifies

08. December 2023

  By Reuters and published by CNA THAILAND and conflict-torn Myanmar will create a task force to boost humanitarian assistance to people displaced by fighting and could expand that to include other aid agencies, Thailand’s Foreign Ministry said today (Dec. 8). Thailand hopes the plan will lead to constructive engagement between military-ruled Myanmar, the Association […] Les mer >>>

20-MPs faction backs Chalermchai for Democrat leader

07. December 2023

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters TWENTY OUT OF a total of 25 Democrat MPs have jointly resolved to endorse acting Democrat leader Chalermchai Sri-on as a new leader of the second largest opposition party, a veteran MP said today (Dec.7). In an extraordinary caucus scheduled for the approaching Saturday, Chalermchai will likely be named one […] Les mer >>>