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Is Corruption Too Deep Rooted into Thailand’s Society to Fix

– BANGKOK – According to a recent poll from the Bangkok’s Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, Prayut Chan-o-cha’s Government in Thailand will be unable to combat corruption as it is so deep-rooted in Thai society. The poll was conducted on March 13-17 among 1,157 people throughout the country and suggests the public has little confidence in […]

March 19th, 2018 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Rescued Baby Elephant Reunited with Mother and Herd in Southern Thailand

– CHUMPHON – A baby elephant rescued after falling down a mountainside in Thung Tako district has been reunited with her mother and accepted back into the herd, after three weeks apart. The dramatic yet heartwarming reunion was witnessed by a team of delighted forestry officials, vets and volunteers. The baby elephant, given the name […]

March 17th, 2018 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Prime Minister Calls for Year-Round Accident Prevention Campaign

– BANGKOK – With the annual water festival Songkran less than a month away, Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has called for a year-round road accident prevention campaign in the hope of lowering the number of fatalities especially during holiday breaks. Transport Minister Pailin Chuchottaworn said today it is the prime minister’s intention to continue […]

March 17th, 2018 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thai Police says “Red Notice” for Red Bull Heir Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya Still Active

– BANGKOK – A spokesperson for the Royal Thai Police assured Saturday (March 17) that the Interpol “Red Notice” for Red Bull heir Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya is still in active but is not displayed on Interpol’s website. RTP Spokesman Pol Col Krissana Pattanachareon said that the notice still is in the Interpol’s information system, but only […]

March 17th, 2018 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thailand’s Rolex General Submits “Fourth Letter” Explaining Luxury Watches

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has submitted his fourth, (yes his fourth) written clarification about his expensive wristwatches to the National Anti-Corruption Commission. A well-informed source said that the deputy prime minister had assigned one of his officials to hand over his written clarification to the NACC Thursday […]

March 16th, 2018 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Red Notice for Red Bull Heir Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya Missing from Interpol Website

  – BANGKOK – The Interpol “Red Notice” for Red Bull heir Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, a hit-and-run suspect wanted by Thailand, has apparently disappeared from the Interpol website. According to the Bangkok Post it’s unclear when the Red notice went missing from the website and for what reasons, but there was immediate speculation that powerful […]

March 15th, 2018 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thailand’s Transport Ministry Aims to Reduce Death Toll By 7 Percent Over Songkrans “Seven Dangerous Days”

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Transport Ministry aims to reduce the number of road-related accidents and deaths by 7% during the annual “Seven Dangerous Days” of Songkran in April, Transport Ministry inspector Sarawut Songsivilai said. He made the comments after meeting with transport authorities to settle safety precautions and accommodation issues for next month’s water-fueled festivities. […]

March 13th, 2018 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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