News from Thailand

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 Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Wirapol's brother retracts photo claim

10 September 2013 - 12:43 pm

The younger brother of disgraced former monk Wirapol Sukphol has retracted his claim that he is the man seen lying beside a woman in a controversial photograph. Suri Sukphol, accompanied by his lawyer, on Monday reported ...

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

News for Monday, 9 September 2013

Oil prices to jump 4 baht if US hits Syria

9 September 2013 - 09:33 am

Domestic oil prices could rise by three to four baht a litre if the United States launches a military strike against Syria, according to a senior analyst at Siam Commercial Bank's Economic Intelligence Centre.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Nakhon Phanom: 420kg of ganja found

9 September 2013 - 09:30 am

The navy's Mekong River operations unit late on Saturday night seized 420 kilograms of compressed dried marijuana - worth up to 12 million baht - which was left on the bank of the river in Muang district of Nakhon Phanom province.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Rubber farmers issue new threats

9 September 2013 - 09:29 am

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN — A network of rubber farmers in the South on Sunday issued a revised set of demands to present to the government and threatened to raise the level of protests to completely paralyse the region if they are not met.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Vendors cut costs by using charcoal

9 September 2013 - 09:21 am

Food vendors are complaining that the cooking gas price increase has made their lives difficult and they have had to turn to using charcoal as fuel to cut costs. The cooking gas price began to rise by 50 satang per kilogramme last Sunday, ...

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com



Khon Kaen University and the ASEAN Community

9 September 2013 - 09:19 am

As debate rages as to Thailand’s readiness for the advent of the ASEAN Community in 2016, much attention has focused on two issues - the competitiveness (or otherwise) of Thai businesses and the difficulty Thais have in communicating in the Community’s chosen lingua franca, English.

Read the full article at khonkaengazette.com

Tablet PCs "will ship" by year end

9 September 2013 - 09:18 am

All Prathom 1 and some Mathayom 1 students will receive free tablet computers as part of the second phase of the government's "One Tablet PC Per Child" policy by December, Education Minister Chaturon Chaisaeng says.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Phuket beach safety hits tide of resistance

9 September 2013 - 09:16 am

PHUKET: A move by the Phuket Marine Office to enforce a 5-knot speed limit for all boats in Phuket is meeting strong resistance from parasail operators at Patong Beach. Enforcement of the boat speed limit is aimed at boosting water safety ...

Read the full article at phuketgazette.net

THAI mishap blocks airport runway

9 September 2013 - 09:10 am

A Thai Airways International flight from China veered off the runway as it arrived at Suvarnabhumi airport Sunday, and the airline said at least 13 people were injured in the rough landing. Authorities at the airport said ...

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

News for Sunday, 8 September 2013

Govt rejects call to revise rice prices

8 September 2013 - 09:27 am

Deputy Minister for Commerce Yanyong Phuangrach insisted yesterday his ministry would stick to the resolution issued last Tuesday and said an evaluation would be made at the end of the project.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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