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Residents furious at woman honking loudly after not finding her husband

ATTRACTING a lot of comments on Thai social media is a video clip of a woman disturbing residents of a few blocks of police flats by loudly blaring the horn of her car in the middle of the night after failing to find her husband, Sanook.com said this afternoon (Sept. 26). The video clip of

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Coronavirus

31.3m people have got the first Covid jab, 800 their fourth

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said today (Sept. 26) 50,101,055 doses of Covid vaccines have administered across the country so far, Siam Rath newspaper said. Altogether 31.3 million people have received their first Covid jab, 16.9 million their second, 773,603 their third and 800 their fourth. Yesterday 112,215 people were vaccinated with 40,659

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Local news

Water rockets launched toward Govt House by anti-Prayut street protesters

By Thai Newsroom Reporters WATER ROCKETS WERE LAUNCHED in the direction of Government House by street activists who resumed protests against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Sept. 25). Members of activist group Thalu Fa (Through the Sky) launched the water rockets containing red dye in the direction of Government House whereas others hurled small bags

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Life

Stir-fried minced pork with basil and rice but without cooking oil, anyone?

By Thai Newsroom Reporters STIR-FRIED MINCED PORK with basil and rice, better known as Pad Kaprao Moo Sab Rad Khao, may look utterly plain and commonplace anywhere in Thailand. But that particular type of street food is delicately different at a certain food shop in Rayong. At Kalaya ”Auntie Ya” Yai-on’s roadside food shop in

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Local news

Retiring undersecretary of Interior will not be welcome to Prawit’s party

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters RETIRING UNDERSECRETARY OF Interior Chatchai Promlert will not be welcome to the Palang Pracharath Party and might have to look for another one to join instead, sources said today (Sept. 23). Though Chatchai, scheduled to retire as undersecretary of interior at the end of this month, may have been earlier

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Local news

Thanathorn’s niece slapped with lese majeste charges

    PROGRESSIVE Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s teenage niece today (Sept. 23) went to the Technology Crime Suppression Division police headquarters to acknowledge charges of violating Section 112 of the Criminal Code, or lese majeste law, Sanook.com said. Ms Akkarasorn Opilan, or Ang-Ang, 17, daughter of Thanathorn’s older sister Mrs. Chanaphan Juangroongruangkit, was accompanied by

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Local news

Prawit denies butting heads with Prayut, pledges love ‘until death do us part’

By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER Prawit Wongsuwan today (Sept. 22) denied he has quietly remained at odds with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and commented they have always loved each other like brothers for the last five decades. During an official visit to flood victims in Ayutthaya, Prawit, who concurrently heads the Palang Pracharath

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Business

Reopening of Bangkok to vaccinated tourists being put off to Nov. 1

  THE Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to propose to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) smaller committee today (Sept. 22) that the reopening of Bangkok and four provinces to fully vaccinated tourists be postponed to November 1, Siam Rath newspaper said. The earlier target was to reopen Bangkok and Chiang Mai’s Mueang,

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Local news

Palang Pracharath Party not naming Prayut as candidate for PM in next election

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE PALANG PRACHARATH Party will no longer name Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha as lame duck candidate for head of government in the next election because he could otherwise possibly retain his power for less than two years from now, said sources in the ruling party today (Sept. 21). Palang Pracharath

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