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News for Monday, 27 January 2014

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.

Read the full article at chiangraitimes.com

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 ...

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Phuket landlord, son, slain in lease dispute

27 January 2014 - 08:34 am

PHUKET: A Phuket landlord and her son were gunned down in front of their family home in Thung Thong yesterday afternoon amid a heated a dispute over continuing a lease for a local curry shop that sold sugarcane juice.

Read the full article at phuketgazette.net

440,000 cannot advance vote

27 January 2014 - 08:33 am

A total of 440,000 people nationwide could not cast their advance votes on Sunday as a total of 89 constituencies out of 375 have been closed according to the Election Commission (EC). Commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn said ...

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com



PDRC blames government for Sunday's violence

27 January 2014 - 08:31 am

Suthin Tharathin, a core protest leader, was shot dead at Wat Sri Iam in the Bang Na area of Bangkok on Sunday, while three others were injured in an attack at a polling station, according to media reports.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

News for Sunday, 26 January 2014

Core protest leader shot dead

26 January 2014 - 05:36 pm

Suthin Tarathin, a core protest leader, was shot dead at Wat Sri Iam in the Bang Na area, while three others were injured in an attack at a polling station in the Bang Na area of Bangkok, according to media reports.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

More farmers join protests over rice debt

26 January 2014 - 09:47 am

ROAD BLOCKS IN THE NORTHEAST

Rice farmers in the 20 northeastern provinces have threatened to stage a mass road-blocking protest today to pressure the government into paying them for rice they have pledged.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Phuket polls not worth violence, says election chief

26 January 2014 - 09:39 am

PHUKET: Kittipong Thiengkunakrit, Director of the Phuket Election Commission (PEC), has vowed to close advance voting polling booths in Phuket tomorrow if protesters arrive in numbers to rally against the February 2 national election.

Read the full article at phuketgazette.net

PDRC shut down some advance polls

26 January 2014 - 09:38 am

Large numbers of anti-government protesters began to surround polling stations in some districts of Bangkok and southern provinces early Sunday, in an attempt to oppose the scheduled advance voting for the Feb 2 national election.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

American Tourist Trampled to Death by Elephants Identified as Lily Glidden

26 January 2014 - 09:36 am

PETCHABURI – The American tourist apparently trampled to death by elephants in Thailand has been identified as Lily Glidden, she was a recent college graduate from Tompkins County who loved animals, The State Department said Friday.

Read the full article at chiangraitimes.com

 

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