Health

Ministry again urges people to wear face masks

  LESS than two weeks after the announcement of the face mask mandate being lifted the Public Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department today (July 5) urged the public to continue wearing them because Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are spread rapidly in the country, TV Channel 7 said. The twin subspecies have now taken over

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Local news

Chadchart aims to build 500km jogging tracks, starting with 10km pilot scheme

BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt said after jogging with participants in Virtual Fun Run to mark Bangkok Metropolitan Administraton’s 50th anniversary this year at the Vachira Benjathat Park (Railway Park) that he intends to building 500 kilometres of jogging tracks in the capital starting with a 10km pilot scheme, Matichon newspaper said. These tracks will have

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Local news

BMA hiring 306 disabled people to work at its offices

  IN KEEPING with Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt’s policy of promoting and developing the quality of life of disabled people in the capital, the city administration will now be hiring 306 of them to work at social development and district offices, 3Plus News said today (July 2). Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Deputy Governor Sanon Wangsangboon

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Life

Chadchart invites public to watch movies in the open air throughout July

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt unveiled a film festival for Bangkokians to enjoy throughout the month of July under the title “Movies in the Open Air,” Sanook.com said today (June 30). Organised together with Deputy Bangkok Governor Sanon Wangsangboon and network partners the intention is to bring smiles and happiness to the residents with this

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Local news

Chadchart moves to check transformers after two big fires

  FOLLOWING two big fires with one being at Bonkai slum community, Rama 4 road, and the other at Sampeng market yesterday where two persons died Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittiphan today (June 27) moved to get Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) to check transformers across the capital while also speeding up burying cables underground, Sanook.com said.

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Chadchart unveils 7 places for public rallies

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchat Sittipunt today (June 24) signed an ordinance permitting public gatherings at seven places across the capital conditional upon public safety and national security not being affected, Naewna newspaper said. Participants are also expected to maintain orderliness and hygiene standards and not affect the rights and liberties of others. The seven spots

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Mongkolkit lashes at police move to hit Bangkok motorists with arrest warrants

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MAVERICK MP Mongkolkit Suksintharanon today (June 22) lambasted the Metropolitan Police Bureau’s plan to have arrest warrants issued for traffic rule violators who may have failed to pay for their traffic tickets and called on police chief Pol. Maj. Gen Suwat Jangyodsuk to immediately rescind such a “demented” plan. The

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Real estate

Posh residences at The Whiteley in London being launched here soon

BEING launched in Bangkok on June 30, 2022 is the new world-class residences at The Whiteley, in London’s Bayswater, with Savills Thailand giving buyers here the first chance to purchase an apartment in the grand reimagining of the former Whiteleys department store. Designed by world leading architects Foster + Partners, The Whiteley brings together new,

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Local news

Prisoners to start cleaning Bangkok’s sewers again from next month

THE BANGKOK Metropolitan Administration (BMA) reached an agreement with the Corrections Department today (June 7) to resume hiring prisoners to clean the capital’s sewers from July 1 onwards in an effort to prevent flooding during the rainy season, Naewna newspaper said. Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt chaired a meeting with the department’s team led by their

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