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Two Bangkok policemen commit suicide, motive unknown

TWO Bangkok policemen, one attached to Phaya Thai station and the other Phahonyothin, committed sucide over the past 24 hours with their motive for their doing so not yet known, Sanook.com said today (Jan. 4). At 4.30 p.m. yesterday Pol. Cpl. Sirisak, head of the traffic unit at Phaya Thai station, was found to have

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Japan warns citizens of possible suicide bombings in Thailand, other SE Asian countries

  THE Japanese embassy in Thailand sent an email on Sunday September 12 alerting its citizens in here to beware of suicide bombings in crowded places such as restaurants, hotels, markets, tourist attractions and religious places, Siam Rath newspaper said this afternoon (Sept. 14). Japanese people in Thailand were told if such visits were unavoidable

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Coronavirus

Thai Health Promotion launches “Vaccine Jai” campaign to reduce Covid-19 related suicides

THAI Health Promotion Foundation has launched the “Vaccine Jai” campaign in an attempt to reduce Covid-19 related suicides, NNT said this evening (July 22). According to the foundation, the campaign was launched at a virtual seminar, involving Srinakharinwirot University and the Department of Mental Health, to help people maintain mental stability. Foundation director Chatwut Wangwon

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Coronavirus

Quarantined Thai man jumps to his death from Pattaya hotel

PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha this morning (August 27) expressed sorrow over a young Thai man jumping to his death from a Pattaya hotel where he was under 14-day coronavirus quarantine and offered his condolences to his family, Matichon newspaper reported. Lt. Gen. Kongcheep Tantrawanich, spokesman of the Defence Ministry, said the Prime Minister is concerned

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