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News for Monday, 16 September 2019

Island ER sets mark for fast critical care

16 September 2019 - 12:10 am

Medics acclaimed for handling of transfers to shore

A small hospital in Koh Sichang is serving as a role model for emergency medical services in the government's flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). Koh Sichang Hospital only has 30 beds but provides care to 4,000 residents as well as the scores of tourists who flock to the island each year.

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'Skycycle lane' offers elevated congestion-free travel

16 September 2019 - 12:09 am

Inspired by Xiamen Bicycle Skyway in China, Scira's proposed raised bicycle route promises to improve connectivity and ease traffic woes.

In a bid to promote the use of bicycles for daily transport, Smart City Innovative Research Academy (Scira), a think-tank on urban development under King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang has come up with an idea it calls "The Skycycle Project".

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Senate wants in on charter amendment

16 September 2019 - 12:08 am

Upper house eager to oversee process

A senator has called for Upper House involvement after both government and opposition MPs proposed separate motions to set up a committee to study constitutional changes. Senator Kamnoon Sidhisamarn was commenting on a vote on Friday by the House of Representatives to prioritise debate of the charter amendment motions during the next House session in November.

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Water pumps, river cleaning effort help ease flood crisis in Ubon

16 September 2019 - 12:07 am

Ubon Ratchathani: Floodwaters in this lower northeastern province yesterday started to recede after the government mobilised personnel to help set up water pumps to drain water from the Chee and Moon rivers to the Mekong River.

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News for Sunday, 15 September 2019

Weather forecast for 16 September 2019

15 September 2019 - 12:09 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 16 September 2019 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Contaminated fish prompt PM warning

15 September 2019 - 01:39 am

Responding to a study that showed mackerel caught in the Andaman Sea were heavily contaminated with microplastics, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday warned the public against carelessly polluting the environment with plastic waste.

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Five Ubon Ratchathani districts under close watch

15 September 2019 - 01:37 am

Floodwater receding in eight other districts but Moon River level still worryingly high

Floods persisted in five northeastern provinces on Saturday, with five districts in hardest-hit Ubon Ratchathani under extra watch, while water levels in eight other districts have started to recede. The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation reported flooding in Amnat Charoen, Yasothon, Ubon Ratchathani, Roi Et and Si Sa Ket provinces.

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Half of tigers seized from temple have died

15 September 2019 - 01:36 am

Laryngeal paralysis detected when animals were first brought from Kanchanaburi site linked to wildlife trafficking

More than half of the 147 tigers seized from a Kanchanaburi temple three years ago have died of laryngeal paralysis, which causes upper airway obstruction in the animals. The large cats in the care of two wildlife sanctuaries in Ratchaburi province had shown symptoms since they were brought there in June 2016, according to officials at the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP).

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Govt rice price payouts to start next month

15 September 2019 - 01:34 am

59-billion-baht assistance programme to run throughout current administration

Roi Et: The rice price guarantee scheme will begin next month with farmers set to be paid the difference when the price falls below a predetermined benchmark, Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said.

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Key East-West bridge opens in Phitsanulok

15 September 2019 - 01:32 am

PHITSANULOK: An elevated traffic bridge linking the East-West economic corridors has been opened. The 849-million-baht Indochina Intersection Bridge took the Highways Department 2½ years to complete. It runs over the intersection formerly known as Rong Pho between Highways 11 and 12 in the lower-northern province.

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