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300 cats rescued from Bangkok home shelters

Nearly 300 cats, many in wire cages, were found in 2 recently abandoned home shelters in Bangkok. Some cats were found dead and animal activist who saved the cats said the were filthy and smelled of cat feces. Animal activist Warattada Pattarodom said, “the owner of the homes was providing shelter for the stray cats, […]

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Roadtrippers find human body trapped beneath their car

A group of holiday road trippers from Pathum Thani got a horrifying surprise after finding a partial human body underneath one of their cars. The group was on their way to Koh Chang when the stopped at a petrol station in the eastern province of Khao Saming.  The 10 holidaymakers declared the discovery at Sawang […]

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Covid-19 update: +42 new cases

+42 new cases: ? 39 local infections (4 proactive cases, 35 hospital cases) ? 3 quarantined arrivals

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Thailand to raise speed limit to 120kph in April

BANGKOK ? The speed limit for roads with four lanes or more will be raised from 90 kilometres per hour to 120kph. Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said the new speed limit should be announced in the Royal Gazette by April, after a study by the Department of Highways, Department of Rural Roads, Department of Land Transport […]

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Thai PM postponed his Covid-19 vaccination finds paperwork incomplete

Thailand?s PM Prayut Chan-o-cha is postponing his inaugural Covid?19 vaccination after finding paperwork issues with the shipment from AstraZeneca. In a local media report, the vaccine shipment from South Korea that was sent to Thailand last Wednesday, was only supposed to arrive tomorrow, four days earlier. Authorities also find that the vaccine?s accompanying paperwork are neither complete […]

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Canadians to help Thailand recruit English teachers

Thailand authorities want more native-speaking English teachers and plan to recruit more than 10,000 English teachers for 300 schools to improve English proficiency among Thai students. According to Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan, teachers will be placed in schools once the pandemic has eased. Recruitment for the plan is expected to be completed by May. He […]

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Koh Samui to start Covid-19 vaccinations early next month

Covid-19 vaccinations on Koh Samui will start early next month with 2,500 doses planned to be given to 1,250 people on the island, according to Surat Thani governor Wichawut Jinto. Island authorities are also proposing that foreign visitors to be allowed to quarantine on their yacht, at a villa hotel or at a wellness centre. […]

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Thai man hits jackpot discovering a rare Melo pearl

Another Thai man is claiming to have found a rare Melo pearl. The Pattaya chef says he bought a shell from a local market decade ago and had no idea the object inside was a rare pearl. After hearing the news about a man in Nakhon Si Thammarat finding what he believes is a Melo […]

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Officials shut down online network of casinos across 7 provinces

Police have shut down a network of online casinos in raids that took place across 7 provinces, 19 suspects apprehended with cash and other goods seized. A total of  8 online casinos in 7 provinces have been shut down. The raids took place in Bangkok, as well as in the central provinces of Pathum Thani, […]

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Motorbike driver dies & seven vehicles crash in Chonburi

A motorbike driver has been declared dead at the scene after being hit by multiple vehicles before one blazed in flames in Mueng Chonburi on Monday. The Thai Highway police were notified of the incident at 9:00 P.M on Motorway 7 Section 2 in Nong KangKok sub-district. They and emergency responders arrived at the scene […]

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Thailand extends Covid emergency decree for another month

The Thai government announced on Monday that it will extend the emergency rule against COVID-19 for another month, but have eased some restriction measures in most provinces including the capital as the country’s infected cases fell significantly. The Centre for the COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) extended the emergency decree until end of March to effectively […]

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Officials tell motorist to avoid Ratchaprasong route

Bangkok police have advised commuters to avoid roads around Ratchaprasong intersection from 3 pm onward on Tuesday (February 23) as Ratsadon pro-democracy protestors plan to rally there at 7 pm. The Ratsadon group said Tuesday evening’s protest will focus on corruption in the promotion system for senior police officers. Deputy Metropolitan police chief Pol. Maj-General […]

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Government sternly monitoring ?Rao Chana? retail shops

The government has been keeping a close eye on low-priced Blue Flag stores and other retail outlets that joined the ?Rao Chana? (We Win) subsidy, warning that their right for the participation in the scheme could be revoked and will file legal action against those who will take advantage of the scheme by unjustifiably raising […]

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Cosmetic clinic charged for liposuction death

Six clinic staff including a doctor will be questioned by the police after a woman allegedly died during a liposuction surgery at a clinic in Bangkok on Saturday. Hua Mak police have summoned a doctor, assistant doctor and four other staff which performed the cosmetic surgery in Ramkhamhaeng, Bang Kapi district. Saranpat Kanchanasuwan, 54 died […]

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Officials on alert for coup protestors fleeing military crackdown

Border police have increased patrols in the northern province of Chiang Rai concerning Burmese protestors may try to cross into the Mae Sai district. Followed by a military crackdown in the Burmese border town of Tachilek as the army tries to control anti-coup rallies. Sompong Chingduang from Thailand’s Immigration Bureau says the officials in Mae […]

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Bangkok nightlife reopens

The Thai government has given the green light for Bangkok?s nightlife to reopen provided that pubs, bars and other entertainment venues must have safety health measures put into place i.e. social distancing, temperature screening, etc. The announcement was made this afternoon after a meeting with several government agencies. It was confirmed that bars, pubs and […]

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City nightlife likely to reopen awaiting decision on restriction ease

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) today is expected to announce further easing of restrictions across the country. With the current situation of the virus improving in most parts of the country, the CCSA is likely to approve a re-categorisation of provinces in Thailand, especially in the high controlled or ?red zone?. The move […]

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?Weed?- a farmers new best friend

While marijuana traffickers are getting busted by police many are smuggling the plant across the Mekong River, the Thai government is encouraging local farmers to grow cannabis, as long as they are coordinated with a provincial hospital to use the plant for medical purposes.  A deputy government spokesperson said, “the government hopes that cannabis and […]

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PM Prayut survived no-confidence motion

Thailand?s PM Prayut Chan-o-cha and 9 cabinet members have predictably survived a no-confidence vote yesterday in court after 3 days of intense debates. The opposition, who filed the motion, strongly criticised the PM?s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, subsequent delays in the vaccination programme and alleged systematic corruption. The Minister of Education received the least […]

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Hundreds more shops and hotels charged for defrauding government?s travel subsidy

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has filed charges against 934 more hotels and shops for false claims on the government’s “Rao Thiew Duey Kan? (We Travel Together) subsidy scheme, estimated to a 1.7 billion baht worth of damage. TAT Deputy Governor Somradee Chitchong, together with legal staff on Friday filed the complaints at the […]

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