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Plane returns to Phuket Airport after extra passenger found on board

AIRPORTS OF THAILAND (AOT) explained that around 300 passengers were stranded at Phuket Airport last night because a Thai Vietjet plane had to return after an extra passenger was found on board and after that could not take off again as the runway is closed during 11.30 p.m. to 7.30 a.m. for maintenance, Amarin TV

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Ban on gatherings at 20 places during Apec effective today

THE Government has issued a ban on gatherings at 20 places during the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit being held in Bangkok during November 16-19, 2022 with this immediately effective from today (Nov. 12), Amarin TV said. The Royal Gazette pubished an announcement of the Office of the Prime Minister on determining the venues

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Chadchart tells hit-and-run driver who killed street-sweeper to surrender

BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt today (Oct. 10) urged a hit-and-run driver who killed a female street-sweeper on Saturday to surrender warning that a hunt for him continues, Sanook.com said. Ms. Somsri Yimchalam, who was employed as a street-sweeper by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s (BMA) Cleaning and Parks Department, died after being hit by a vehicle while

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After weeks of flooding Lat Krabang residents find sandbags stuffed in a drain 

  RESIDENTS of a neighbourhood in Bangkok’s Lat Krabang district that has been flooded since September 10 with the floodwater now reeking today (Oct. 2) found that sandbags had been stuffed into a key drain, Amarin TV said. People living in Soi Luang Phaeng 6 said they started checking the drains after hearing that sandbags

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Prawit wades in to help Chadchart solve city flooding 

  CARETAKER Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan inspected Khlong Saen Saep floodgate in Minburi to monitor the flooding in the capital with Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt being on hand to brief him on the situation, Naewna newspaper said this afternoon (Sept. 14). Chadchart told Prawit, who was accompanied by Deputy Defence Minister Gen. Chaicharn Changmongkol and

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Champion charged after wakeskating on flooded road

BANGKOK-BORN World Wakeskate 2022 Champion Daniel Grant was summoned and charged with endangering vehicles and people for wakeskating on flooded Phaholyothin road, Sanook.com said this afternoon (Sept. 13). Grant, 24, posted a video clip of himself wakeskating on floodwater in front of Bangkok University in Khlong Luang district of Pathum Thani on Facebook Accompanying caption

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