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News for Saturday, 23 June 2018

Weather forecast for 24 June 2018

23 June 2018 - 12:50 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 24 June 2018 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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PM orders master plan for crops

23 June 2018 - 12:09 pm

Related ministries told to work in concert to avoid price volatility

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has told the Commerce, Interior and Agriculture ministries to work more closely together and map out an advanced comprehensive plan to stabilise farm prices. Boonyarit Kalayanamit, director-general of the Internal Trade Department, quoted the premier as saying the plan would help prevent farmers from suffering volatile crop price swings.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Man arrested for B70k theft at Suvarnabhumi airport

23 June 2018 - 12:08 pm

SAMUT PRAKAN: A man aged 47 was arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport for stealing a purse containing cash worth about 70,000 baht from a forgetful Nepalese traveller. Kittipong Kittikachorn, deputy director of Suvarnabhumi airport, said on Friday that Rinrarak Parinpong from Nakhon Ratchasima province was arrested at the Magic food centre on the first floor of the passenger terminal on Thursday evening.

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Thais told to respect visas in S.Korea

23 June 2018 - 12:07 pm

Second-biggest group of illegal workers

More than 100,000 Thai nationals are suspected of overstaying their visas in order to work illegally in South Korea, according to a Thai minister-counsellor for labour based in South Korea. Citing information from South Korea, Pinyuda Chaemchansri said on Friday that there are more than 300,000 foreigners suspected of breaching their visa terms with the Chinese being the largest offenders followed by Thais.

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Court issues fresh warrant for ex-PM

23 June 2018 - 12:06 pm

The Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions yesterday issued a new arrest warrant for ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra over his role in the 2003 Thai Petrochemical Industry (TPI) scandal. He is accused of malfeasance over his approval of a Finance Ministry proposal for it to manage a TPI rehabilitation plan in 2003.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Frustrated farmers give away pineapples to animals

23 June 2018 - 12:05 pm

RATCHABURI: Frustrated by the plunging price of pineapples, two local growers have found a way to ease their desperation –- by giving the fruit away to animals. Sornkhiri Buajaeng and his wife, Sunaree Meemak, on Friday put one tonne of their produce in a pickup truck and drove from their orchard in Ban Kha district to the Khao Prathab Chang Wildlife Feeding Centre in Chom Bung district to donate the fruit to wild animals.

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Teacher tapes 'fee not paid' note across pupil's shirtfront

23 June 2018 - 12:04 pm

PETCHABUN: A teacher at a primary school in Muang district faces an inquiry after she taped a "Not yet paid tuition fee 700 baht" notice across the the front of a pupil's shirt. Seksan Niyompeng, mayor of Phetchabun municipality, wrote on his Facebook page on Friday that he had ordered an inquiry and rehabilitation for the pupil.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

More foreigners rounded up for visa offences

23 June 2018 - 12:01 pm

Police arrested 107 foreigners for visa offences and illegal entry during coordinated raids at 83 locations across the country early on Friday. Three Thais were also held for other offences. The raids targeted locations in Bangkok and other provinces frequented by foreigners -- 30 schools (two international schools, four language schools, 24 secondary schools) and 53 other places.

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Germans, Russians Netted in This Week’s ‘X-Ray’ Foreigner Raids

23 June 2018 - 12:00 pm

BANGKOK — More than 100 foreigners were arrested Thursday night in yet another raid targeting schools, hotels and restaurants nationwide. The latest round of the tourist police’s weekly operation saw 110 foreigners rounded up from 83 locations across the country for allegedly overstaying their visas, entering the country illegally or committing drug-related crimes.

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Girl killed by tuk-tuk driven by her mother

23 June 2018 - 11:58 am

AYUTTHAYA: A 6-year-old girl was accidentally run over and killed by a tuk-tuk driven by her mother after falling off the vehicle in Wang Noi district on Thursday afternoon. Police said that, around 4.00pm on Thursday, the 44-year-old mother, a Cambodian identified as Je, drove the three wheeled vehicle to collect her daughter from school in tambon Wangchula and take her home.

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