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Military ordered to boost border security to keep illegal aliens out

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER/DEFENSE Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (July 31) ordered tighter security measures in Thailand’s border areas to effectively keep out illegal border-crossing aliens. During a meeting of military commanders at the Defense Ministry headquarters, Prayut called for the reinforcement of the security measures in Thai territory along the border, especially natural

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Prayut halts talk of Prawit overseeing police force

UPON being questioned twice by reporters about news spreading that Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan would now be either helping oversee or fully taking charge of the Royal Thai Police Force, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha clearly said there are no changes,  Naewna newspaper reported this afternoon (July 31, 2020). Gen. Prayut was first asked whether

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Prayut sets up panel while Prawit denies knowing Red Bull heir

PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha this morning (July 29) appointed a committee to investigate the facts and the legal issues surrounding the  order to withdraw criminal charges against Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya in a hit-and-run incident that led to a policeman’s death in Bangkok on September 3, 2012, INN News reported. Under Prime Minister’s order number 225/2563

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Business

Gold eyes US$2,000 mark in speedy record-breaking run

By Reuters, published by Channel NewsAsia London/Bengaluru: Gold’s record rally is moving tantalisingly close to the psychologically key US$2,000 level, powered by investors seeking cover from Covid-19’s global economic toll, as reflected in dollar weakness, faltering stocks and US-China trade tensions. Spot gold prices have surged 53% in the last 14 months, blowing past 2011’s

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