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‘Banana-feeding’ allegation lodged against major coalition partner, 6 splinter parties

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION Commission was today (August 5) petitioned to investigate scandals in which MPs of six splinter parties have accepted kickbacks in cash from a major coalition partner, allegedly referring to Palang Pracharath Party. Somchai Srisutthiyakorn and Vera Somkwamkid of Thai Liberal Party lodged the petition for the anti-graft agency

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Health

Thai woman is the country’s 4th monkeypox case, 2 others exposed

THE PUBLIC Health Ministry confirmed today (August 5) that a 22-year-old Thai woman who frequently visited entertainment venues popular with foreigners in Bangkok has caught monkeypox, thus becoming the country’s fourth case of this infectious viral disease, Naewna newspaper said. Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong, head of the Disease Control Department, said there are two Thai men

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Local news

Sattahip district chief transferred after pub fire kills 14 people

AFTER a huge fire engulfed a pub in Sattahip district of Chonburi province at 1 a.m. this morning (August 5) killing 14 people and injuring many others the district chief was immediately transferred to the Department of Provincial Administration, Naewna newspaper and Sanook.com said. The department’s chief Mr. Thanakom Chongjira signed an order transferring Sattahip’s

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