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Thai-Myanmar border beefed up to keep aliens out

By Thai Newsroom Reporters TWENTY-TWO ARMY units are currently conducting patrols along the Thai-Myanmar border to keep aliens from illegally entering Thai territory in Chiang Rai province. Maj Gen Thanatphol Kosaisewee confirmed today (July 7) the 22 units attached to the army’s Pha Muang task force have been stepping up border patrols to keep out

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Business

Online stores ‘awash with fake gold’

WITH gold price having climbed to an eight-year high buyers are warned to beware of fake gold bars being sold at online shops, Mrs. Duangkamol Jiambut, director of Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (GIT) said today (July 7, 2020). Called “stuffed gold” in Thai, these fake gold bars are actually copper or lead gilded

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Kla Party says Peta’s monkey campaign ‘is culturally discriminatory’

KLA Party’s secretary-general commented in a Facebook post today (July 7) that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’s (Peta’s) campaign against Thai products containing coconut for using monkeys to collect the fruit is discriminatory because in the West truffle hogs are used to help collect the edible fungi, PostToday reported. Mr Atavit Suwannapakdee said

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