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 Monday, 3 December 2012

Schafer confident Thais will go through

3 December 2012 - 08:07 am

Thailand coach Winfried Schafer insists Malaysia is a strong team but is still confident that if his team is injury-free, they will surely get through to the final of the AFF Suzuki Cup.

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Disaster warnings issued for three southern provinces

3 December 2012 - 08:00 am

Natural disaster warnings have been issued for residents in Phatthalung, Satun and Songkhla provinces, as several days of continued heavy rain sparked fears of flooding and landslides.

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Opposition to hand evidence of rice irregularities to NACC

3 December 2012 - 07:54 am

The Democrat Party will submit evidence of alleged corruption in the government's rice pledging scheme to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) today.

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Court to rule on 3G challenge

3 December 2012 - 07:45 am

The Administrative Court will rule today whether to order the suspension of 3G licences to the three bid winners. Last month, the Office of the Ombudsman asked the court to suspend the granting of the 3G licences, claiming the auction lacked free and fair competition as required under the constitution.

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News for Sunday, 2 December 2012

China has 'no desire' for world dominance

2 December 2012 - 10:06 am

China, under the new leadership of Xi Jinping, has no intention of replacing the United States as a global hegemonic power, the head of the Chinese Communist Party's delegation to Thailand says. Instead, strengthening ties with Thailand and Asean will be Beijing's top priority in this region.

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Most Thai workers unaware of AEC: survey

2 December 2012 - 10:03 am

The vast majority of Thai workers don't understand what the Asean Economic Community is or how it will impact them, according to a recent survey. The Thai Labour Solidarity Committee surveyed 600 people across eight provinces and found that 400 of them had no idea of what the AEC would entail.Committee chairman Chalee Loysoong said that those who were familiar of the AEC believed it would benefit business operators more than employees.

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HIV infection rate on rise among gay men

2 December 2012 - 09:58 am

World Aids Day yesterday was greeted with concern by health officials over the rising number of infections among men who have sex with men (MSM). The HIV infection rate among MSMs has increased 11% between 1987 and 2011 and is continuing to rise, Narong Sahamethapat, permanent secretary for public health, said Saturday.

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Dems demand proof Chinese rice deal exists

2 December 2012 - 09:54 am

The Democrat Party has demanded the government present documents to prove it has sealed a rice export deal with Beijing, after the Chinese ambassador to Thailand said the agreement had only been reached in principle.

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News for Saturday, 1 December 2012

Nepal ex-crown prince told to report to Phuket police

1 December 2012 - 12:49 pm

A former crown prince of Nepal has been ordered to report to police again next month after being bailed to fight charges on possession of marijuana.

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Rent-a-bike gets new spin

1 December 2012 - 12:47 pm

As cycling slowly catches on as a popular pastime and mode of transport in the capital, City Hall is latching onto the trend by offering a bike rental service in the Siam Square area.

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