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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 Monday, 18 November 2019

Bangkok wins 'most popular tourist destination'

18 November 2019 - 12:08 am

Bangkok has been picked as the world's most popular tourist destination in a new ranking by Business Traveller China, a leading Chinese-language magazine, said the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) yesterday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Pope hails Thailand as inspiration for global peace

18 November 2019 - 12:07 am

Pope Francis called Thailand an inspiration for global peace and harmony, in a message ahead of his visit to the country this week. "In this world that too frequently experiences discord, division and exclusion", Thailand has shown commitment to work hard "to promote harmony and a peaceful coexistence", Pope Francis said in the video message released by the Vatican on Friday ahead of his Nov 20 to 23 visit.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Teen suicide girl 'victim of sexual assault': mum

18 November 2019 - 12:06 am

The mother of a 13-year-old girl who committed suicide by jumping off a building on Friday night said her daughter had been sexually assaulted by a gang of boys, causing severe depression. The 13-year-old, nicknamed "Pinkie", had been detained in a house in Klong Tan district some time last week and sexually assaulted, said the mother, who also asked for anonymity.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Video Shows Police Handed Gun to Clerk During Court Shooting

18 November 2019 - 12:06 am

CHANTHABURI — Police on Friday said a policeman was placed under investigation after security camera footage revealed moments he handed his sidearm to a clerk during a deadly shooting incident on Tuesday.

Read the full article at khaosodenglish.com



 

News for Sunday, 17 November 2019

Weather forecast for 18 November 2019

17 November 2019 - 02:02 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 18 November 2019 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Sex abuse suspect caught after 7 years

17 November 2019 - 01:35 am

Man accused of raping 12-year-old girl in Kanchanaburi in 2012

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Pathum Thani, seven years after fleeing arrest on charges of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in Kanchanaburi. Kritsada Moraphad, of Tha Muang district in Kanchanaburi, was apprehended at a shopping mall on Phahon Yothin Road in Lam Luk Ka district of Pathum Thani on Friday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Jurin: Turkey to buy B15bn Thai products

17 November 2019 - 01:33 am

Rubber pillows make up lion's share at B12bn

Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit says he has struck deals to sell 15.5 billion baht worth of Thai products to Turkey, led by emerging champion rubber pillows, during a trip to the country. Apart from rice, tapioca and food, rubber pillows drew keen interest from Turkish companies, with deals to ship 20 million pieces worth 12 billion baht starting in December.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Thai resort prices starting to squeeze Europeans

17 November 2019 - 01:32 am

Destinations closer to home offer better value but strong baht only part of the story

A holiday in a popular beach resort in Thailand now costs as much or more than one in Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Egypt, which is making it harder to attract Europeans to the country, according to a global travel website.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Couple killed in drive-by shooting

17 November 2019 - 01:31 am

Victims of Pattani attack were parents of police sergeant based in Yala

PATTANI: A couple were shot dead and their granddaughter wounded in a drive-by shooting in Mae Lan district of Pattani late on Friday. The fatal attack took place near a market between tambon Khuan Noree and tambon Pha Rai, said Pol Col Sonthaya Thoopthong, the Mae Lan police chief.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Ombudsman to seek ruling on PM panel summons

17 November 2019 - 01:30 am

The Office of the Ombudsman will ask the Constitutional Court to rule whether recent summonses issued by the Sereepisuth Temeeyaves-led House committee on corruption violated the charter. The summonses in question were issued on Wednesday for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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