Local news

Armed forces propose token cut in fiscal 2023 funding

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE ARMED FORCES have proposed a token cut in their respective funding for fiscal 2023 in the face of the sustained pandemic situation, a military source said today (Mar.29). The defence spendings for next fiscal year will total 197.29 billion baht, compared to 201.66 billion baht provided for the current fiscal

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Health

Army colonel in hot water for seeking Moderna vaccine for military personnel

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters AN ARMY COLONEL attached to the Thai Armed Forces headquarters will be disciplinarily punished for trying to obtain Moderna vaccine for purported use among military personnel and their family members. Deputy Thai Armed Forces headquarters spokesman Maj. Gen. Thirapong Pattamasing said today (July 23) the colonel in question, who is

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Local news

Thailand probes Facebook’s removal of army-linked accounts

By Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul, Associated Press, published by ABC News PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says he has assigned the Royal Thai Army to investigate after Facebook Inc. removed 185 accounts and groups allegedly engaged in an information-influencing operation in Thailand run by the military. That followed Facebook’s announcement a day earlier that it had deleted 77

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World news

Xi urges preparedness for military combat amid coronavirus epidemic

Reuters and published by Msn.com Beijing (Reuters) – President Xi Jinping said today (26.5.2020) China would step up its preparedness for armed combat and improve its ability to carry out military tasks as the coronavirus pandemic is having a profound impact on national security, state television reported. China’s performance in fighting the new coronavirus has

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