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Army UH-60 Black Hawk crashlands in Songkhla, injuring 7 aboard

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters AN ARMY UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter today (July 15) crashlanded at a rubber plantation in Songkhla, injuring seven soldiers aboard, including an army general. The Sikorsky utility helicopter developed an engine trouble after it had taken off from Hat Yai for about 15 minutes, prompting the UH-60 pilot to look

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Health

Army chief tests positive for Covid after returning from Malaysia

  ARMY Commander-in-Chief Gen. Narongphan Jitkaewthae and six other senior army leaders all tested positive for Covid-19 upon returning from an official visit to Malaysia during June 30-July 1, Matichon newspaper said today (July 7).  Gen. Narongphan, who had visited the neighbouring country together with his delegation at the invitation of the Malaysian Commander-in-Chief, is

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Local news

Army boycotts Lazada over promotional video clip

ARMY Commander-in-Chief Gen. Narongphan Jitkaewthae today (May 9) ordered all army units nationwide to refrain from ordering products from Lazada eCommerce platform over a promotional video clip criticised for negatively referring to the monarchy, Matichon newspaper said. At the daily meeting of the Army Operations Centre Gen. Narongphan also prohibited Ladaza’s delivery vehicles from entering

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World news

China’s army 30 years behind Western military

China’s vision of having a world-class army by 2049 has been widely discussed and publicized. However, military experts have questioned this vision owing to several distinct weaknesses plaguing the Chinese PLA (People’s Liberation Army). Chinese PLA is currently the world’s largest active military force. It traces its roots to the 1927 Nanchang Uprising of the

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Local news

Thai army denies using Twitter accounts for information operations

THE Thai army denied using almost a thousand Twitter accounts for alleged information operations against political opposition figures which the giant microblogging and social networking service cited as the reason for blocking them, Amarin TV reported this afternoon (Oct. 9, 2020). In its blog post Twitter said the following: “Investigation uncovered a network of accounts

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