Local news

Prayut denies military is competing in the marketplace 

  PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today (Nov. 21) his order for troops to grow parsley and use military vehicles to transport goods was not aimed at competing with anyone and urged the public to not listen to ill-intentioned people, Amarin TV said. Both the Royal Thai Army and Navy are preparing military vehicles to

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Coronavirus

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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