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Follow the latest news and headlines from Thailand on Udon news. In order to provide our visitors a fast and easy overview of what's happening in Thailand, we take the headlines and the news of the English portals and show a brief extract. The full story from the original source can be accessed by clicking on the link below the extract.

News for Friday, 18 September 2020

Wonderfruit 2020 is Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

18 September 2020 - 05:43 am

BANGKOK — Find somewhere else to gyrate (or take drugs) while wearing ponchos and Native American headdresses – Wonderfruit Festival is cancelled this year, organizers said Wednesday. One of Thailand’s largest music festivals said it called off the annual days-long music festival due to concerns over the coronavirus.

Read the full article at khaosodenglish.com

Speaker: MP looking at nude photo a 'personal matter'

18 September 2020 - 05:42 am

Parliament could not punish an MP seen looking at an "inappropriate" photo on his phone during a House meeting, because it was a personal matter, Speaker Chuan Leekpai said on Thursday. However, if a complaint was lodged, parliament could consider whether the MP had breached the code of ethics for parliamentarians, Mr Chuan said.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

9 year old killed after truck hydroplaned into Phuket restaurant and shop

18 September 2020 - 05:41 am

A 9 year old girl was killed after a pickup truck driver lost control of his vehicle, hydroplaning on the wet road and crashing into a roadside restaurant in Phuket. 7 other people were injured. The outdoor restaurant had tables set up in front of a motorbike shop. The truck ploughed through the tables and crashed into the motorbike shop’s window.

Read the full article at thethaiger.com

Policemen to Garrison Government House Ahead of Student Protest

18 September 2020 - 05:40 am

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Three companies of policemen will be deployed from Thursday in the premises of Thailand’s Government House as part of the government’s preparations for a student protest at the upcoming weekend, officials said Wednesday.

Read the full article at khaosodenglish.com



 

News for Thursday, 17 September 2020

Weather forecast for 18 September 2020

17 September 2020 - 03:42 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 18 September 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

Read the full article at udon-news.com

New B3,000 monthly govt handout for 24m people

17 September 2020 - 02:39 am

The government will hand out 51 billion baht in total to 24 million people, mostly people on low incomes, which must be spent in the last quarter of this year, to help boost the virus-hit economy. The government's Centre for Economic Situation Administration made the decision at a meeting at Government House on Wednesday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Myanmar baby tests positive after leaving Thailand

17 September 2020 - 02:38 am

Health officials have been tracing the movements of a Myanmar mother and her child after the baby tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 after returning home from Thailand. Dr Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai, director-general of the Department of Disease Control, said on Wednesday that the contact tracing was underway.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

New Covid-19 cases from 5 countries

17 September 2020 - 02:37 am

The government on Wednesday reported 10 new cases of coronavirus disease, quarantined arrivals from five countries, raising the total to 3,490. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said there were six Thais and four foreigners. They arrived from Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and Yemen.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Heavy rain forecast for all of Thailand

17 September 2020 - 02:36 am

Heavy to very heavy rain is expected for all of Thailand from Sept 18-20, according to the 5am forecast of the Thai Meteorological Department on Wednesday. At 1am, a category 2 tropical depression over the middle of the South China Sea strengthened to become category 3 tropical storm Noul.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Local leaders killed in Ayutthaya car crash

17 September 2020 - 02:35 am

AYUTTHAYA: Three local government officials returning home from a birthday party were killed when their car and an 18-wheel lorry crashed head-on in Nakhon Luang district on Tuesday night. Pol Capt Charoenchai Pothisarat, a Nakhon Luang police investigator, said the accident occurred about 9.30pm. The two vehicles collided head-on on Nakhon Luang-Tha Rua road in tambon Bang Rakam.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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