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News for Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Police rule out murder in death of Tata Motors managing director

28 January 2014 - 09:43 am

Police on Monday eliminated murder as the cause of death of Tata Motors managing director Karl Slym, who fell from the 22nd floor of a Bangkok hotel over the weekend. Slym, 51, fell to his death early Sunday from the Shangri-la Hotel, ...

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Tourists 'extorted' in jet-ski scam

28 January 2014 - 09:42 am

CHON BURI - A jet-ski rental service and two municipal officers in Pattaya have been accused of extorting 113,000 baht from five Russian tourists, police said on Sunday. Pol Lt Phithak Nernsaeng, an investigating officer in Pattaya, said five Russian tourists aged between 24 and 27 years old made a complaint ...

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News for Monday, 27 January 2014

EC wants election delayed 6 months

27 January 2014 - 03:39 pm

The Election Commission will propose that the Feb 2 election be delayed for six months at talks with caretaker Prime Minister Shinawatra tomorrow, Somchai Srisuthiyakorn, commissioner in charge of election management, said on Monday.

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33 injured in drunk school bus crash

27 January 2014 - 03:38 pm

A group of 33 students and teachers were injured when a drunken school bus driver crashed and overturned their vehicle in Loei’s Wang Sapung district on Monday morning.

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Erawan centre: Protest death toll 10

27 January 2014 - 03:35 pm

A total of 10 people have been killed and another 571 injured since the anti-government protests began in Bangkok in October 2013, according to City Hall's emergency medical service, the Erawan centre.

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Hotels nervous over decree

27 January 2014 - 08:49 am

The caretaker government's emergency decree has not significantly affected tourism businesses in resort destinations, but hoteliers are worried the overall industry could be hit hard if the government insists on keeping the state of emergency for 60 days as planned.

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Farmers end protests on payment vow

27 January 2014 - 08:43 am

Govt agrees rice debts will be paid by Friday

Ang Thong rice farmers agreed to temporarily call off their protest yesterday after the caretaker government promised to pay them delayed funds for pledged rice by Friday.

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Suthep asks military to protect protesters after Pefot leader slain

27 January 2014 - 08:41 am

People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) leader Suthep Thaugsuban has called for soldiers to protect anti-government protesters following the deadly shooting of Sutin Tharatin, a core leader of one of the PDRC's allied groups.

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Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym Dies from "Hotel Fall" in Bangkok

27 January 2014 - 08:39 am

BANGKOK – Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym died on Sunday, after “apparently” falling from the Shangri-La hotel in Bangkok. Slym was in Bangkok to attend the Board of Directors meeting of Tata Motors Thailand Limited.

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French tourist found dead in Rayong

27 January 2014 - 08:36 am

RAYONG – Investigators are investigating the death of a 61-year-old French tourist whose body was found outside his room in a Muang district resort on Sunday morning. Pol Lt Capt Pichet Ingchaiyaphoum, a duty officer at Phe police station, said ...

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