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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 Sunday, 6 October 2013

Special Report: Is my neighbor a contract killer?

6 October 2013 - 08:46 am

Special Report: PHUKET: Soldiers and other security personnel arriving on the island to enjoy R&R leave or even to retire in the sun is nothing new to Phuket, but the arrest of ex-US soldier Joseph “Rambo” Hunter this past week.

Read the full article at phuketgazette.net

Fierce battle leaves six dead in South

6 October 2013 - 08:44 am

Security personnel in Narathiwat killed four insurgents on Saturday, including Abdul Roheng Da-eso, alias "Black Pele" who is wanted on 10 warrants, in a 15-minute gunfight that left two policemen dead.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

News for Saturday, 5 October 2013

Business leaders hail court ruling

5 October 2013 - 10:36 am

Sole economic driver can now move ahead

Business leaders breathed a sigh of relief yesterday after the Constitution Court endorsed the legitimacy of the fiscal-2014 budget bill, which allows the government to start spending money.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

B400m drug bust in Chiang Rai

5 October 2013 - 10:34 am

Four men were arrested with illegal drugs worth more than 400 million baht in street value in Chiang Rai on Friday, a deputy national police chief said. Pol Gen Somyos Poompanmuang said the suspects were intercepted in two vehicles on a bypass in Mae Chan district.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Phuket illegal taxi driver, guilty of kidnap and sexual assault, walks free on suspended sentence

5 October 2013 - 10:32 am

PHUKET: The illegal Phuket taxi driver who abducted and sexually assaulted a teenage Chinese tourist while under the influence of drugs and alcohol walked out of Phuket Provincial Court a free man today after being handed down a suspended sentence.

Read the full article at phuketgazette.net

Panel grills Somsak on committees

5 October 2013 - 10:30 am

A parliamentary anti-corruption panel has grilled House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont over the "needless" appointment of specialists and the setting up of numerous committees, some of which duplicate the role of existing panels.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com



180 years of friendship between Thailand and USA

5 October 2013 - 10:28 am

The American Embassy to the Kingdom of Thailand celebrates 180 years of U.S. – Thai friendship with a photo exhibition at Khon Kaen University’s art museum. Exploring the perception that Thai people had of America and Americans had ...

Read the full article at khonkaengazette.com

Sukhumbhand voices fears of floods in 25 communities

5 October 2013 - 10:27 am

Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra has expressed concern over possible flooding in 25 communities in the capital given high Chao Phraya River levels forecast for the middle of the month. MR Sukhumbhand expressed his concerns while visiting ...

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Phuket Chinese tour bus driver flees fatal hit-and-run

5 October 2013 - 10:25 am

PHUKET: A woman crossing Thepkrasattri Road in Thalang last night was struck and killed by a Phuket tour bus carrying Chinese tourists. The driver of the bus did not stop at the scene. The fatal accident occurred 400 meters from Baan Nai Klum u-turn, ...

Read the full article at phuketgazette.net

Protected animals seized from pickup

5 October 2013 - 10:23 am

A truck-load of protected animals, including more than 350 turtles and 100 snakes, was seized in in Khon Kaen's Muang district on Friday. Highway police arrested pickup truck driver ...

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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