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 Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Inmates try out 'Gangnam Style'

28 November 2012 - 11:39 am

Inmates at Bangkok Remand Prison have taken up dancing the mega-hit Gangnam Style by South Korean rap star Psy to reduce stress and violence among them.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Prayuth says ICC should have no say over clashes

28 November 2012 - 11:30 am

Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has voiced opposition to the possibility of the International Criminal Court (ICC) having jurisdiction over the 2010 clashes between security forces and red-shirt protesters.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Flood spending under fire

28 November 2012 - 11:19 am

The government came under heavy fire over alleged irregularities in the spending of its 120-billion-baht flood rehabilitation and prevention budget during the last day of the censure debate yesterday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

News for Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Yingluck fronts up to rice plan critics

27 November 2012 - 02:38 pm

The opposition singled out Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on the second day of the no-confidence debate yesterday. Ms Yingluck was lambasted over alleged irregularities in the rice pledging scheme and flood response budget, and for failing to enforce anti-corruption laws.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Aged monk expelled for drunk rampage

27 November 2012 - 02:35 pm

An elderly monk was expelled from th monkhood after a drunken rampage during which he destroyed his living quarters and allegedly threatened police who tried to calm him down.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Jealous druggies set man on fire

27 November 2012 - 02:33 pm

Police have arrested two glue sniffers who admitted to viciously attacking a man and setting him on fire because he flirted with a girlfriend.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Skytrain extension opening delayed

27 November 2012 - 02:31 pm

The new Pho Nimit and Talad Plu BTS skytrain stations will open for public use in mid-January 2013 instead of Dec 5 as earlier planned, deputy Bangkok governor Teerachon Manopaiboon on Tuesday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com



Tests prove remains are missing pilots

27 November 2012 - 02:28 pm

The human remains recently found with the wreckage of a Cessna plane that crashed in Khao Yai National Park five years ago are definitely those of the missing pilots, Police General Hospital confirmed on Tuesday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

News for Monday, 26 November 2012

Expert urges action to prevent energy crisis

26 November 2012 - 09:13 am

The government should be promoting energy-efficient buildings to help avert possible electricity shortages within the next 20 years, an academic says.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Govt mulls lifting rally security decree

26 November 2012 - 08:47 am

The government will consider lifting the Internal Security Act (ISA) Monday, with the Pitak Siam group's attempt to overthrow the administration now over.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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