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Fate of Swiss National Xavier Andre Justo Unclear

  BANGKOK – The Inspector General of the Malaysian Police is expected to hold talks with the Royal Thai police on the fate of a Swiss national Xavier Andre Justo,  accused by the Malaysian government of leaking information to discredit Prime Minister Najib Razak. Xavier Andre Justo was arrested in Koh Samui last Monday (Jun […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Junta’s Basic Education Commission wants One Million Tablets Returned from Children

  BANGKOK – Thailand’s Office of the Basic Education Commission has ordered more than 30,000 schools to recover more than a million tablet computers given to students to take home under the Pheu Thai government. The junta’s social and psychological affairs unit scrapped the controversial “one tablet per child” policy initiated by Yingluck Shinawatra’s Pheu […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

British National Charles Emery William Arrested with Huge Stash of Drugs in Cambodia

SIKANOUKVILLE – British National Charles Emery William, 48, has been arrested in Cambodia after narcotics police raided him home and found a huge stash of illegal drugs. Charles Emery, has been held on suspicion of drug dealing after officers found hundreds of pills of amphetamines and 12.3 grams of crystal meth at his home in […]

June 29th, 2015 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

3,200 Security Personnel Deployed to Guard Gen.Prayut’s Cabinet Meeting in Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI – Prime Minister Gen.Prayut Chan-Ocha is in Chiang Mai to chair the mobile cabinet meeting in Chiang Mai on Tuesday. The premier arrived in the northern province at 4.20 pm on Monday before proceeding to visit Doi Suthep temple and City Hall market. On Tuesday, he is set to preside over the cabinet […]

June 29th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thai Education Commission Plans to Reduce School Class Sizes

CHIANG RAI – Secretary-General Kamol Rodklai, of the Office of the Basic Education Commission said the Education Commission will start its plan to reduce class sizes in both primary and secondary levels next term. Mr.Kamol Rodklai  told the Bangkok Post the idea is that with fewer students to teach, teachers can coax a better performance […]

June 29th, 2015 | Posted in Learning,Regional News | Read More »

Former Commerce Minister Muangsook, Summoned by Army for Defending Students on Facebook

  BANGKOK – Former Pheu Thai Party, Commerce Minister Watana Muangsook has been summoned to meet the military tomorrow for talks after he made critical remarks about the arrest of 14 students of the anti-coup “New Democracy Movement”. Mr Watana, a senior member of the Pheu Thai Party, said he received a telephone call from […]

June 29th, 2015 | Posted in Thailand Politics | Read More »

Experts Say China’s Influence over Thailand to Keep Growing

  BANGKOK – The ties between Thailand-China over the next decades will become closer in every way, including trade, investment, tourism and services based on mutual benefit, while China will also play a more significant role throughout the ASEAN region as a key economic supporter, observers say. Kraisin Vongsurakrai, secretary-general of the Thailand-China Business Council […]

June 29th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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