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A whopping 13 million traffic tickets unpaid in 2020

THOSE who actually pay traffic tickets in this country are a minority with most of the others completely ignoring them, especially the mailed one, Thai Rath newspaper reported today (Jan. 26, 2021). Statistics from the Royal Thai Police’s Ticket Management system show that a total of 15,837,054 traffic tickets were issued last year, with 13,446,537

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Coronavirus

World closes borders to Britain as new coronavirus strain breeds panic

By Reuters Staff, published by Yahoo! News Dover, England: More countries closed their borders to Britain today (Dec. 21) over fears of a highly infectious new coronavirus strain, heightening global panic, causing travel chaos and raising the prospect of UK food shortages just days before the Brexit cliff edge. India, Poland, Switzerland, Russia and Hong

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Local news

Two Chinese capitalists surrender after police smash informal loan gang

TWO of three Chinese capitalists who together with a Cambodian woman operated the application “Rich Money” which charged exorbitant interest rates have surrendered after police raided their office on Rama 3 road, Thai Rath newspaper reported today (Dec. 21). The Centre for Informal Debt Suppression together with the Central Investigation Bureau police team mounted the

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Coronavirus

Covid-19 cases surge by 328 with 360 being foreign workers

THE spokesman for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced late this morning (Dec. 21) that the number of Covid-19 cases climbed by 382 over the past 24 hours with 14 of them being Thais, Siam Rath newspaper reported. Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, CCSA’s spokesman, said proactive screening of foreign workers uncovered 360 more cases

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Local news

Chinese-funded illegal finance firm raided

AN ILLEGAL online finance company located in the Rama 3 road area was raided by Economic Crime Suppression Division (ECD) Commander Pol. Maj. Gen. Maitri Chimcherd and his team today (Dec. 18) with it being discovered that funds for lending came from Chinese nationals, Siam Rath newspaper reported. In searching the company’s office which did

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