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News for Sunday, 15 September 2019

Bones hard to study in 'Billy' case

15 September 2019 - 01:26 am

It will take at least two weeks to examine the rest of the bone fragments found in the murder case of Karen rights activist Porlajee "Billy" Rakchongcharoen, according to Central Institute of Forensic Science director Wannapong Kotcharak.

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Phuket’s Surin Beach’s anti-erosion walls fails causing another environmental disaster

15 September 2019 - 01:24 am

ขยะมรสุม has posted on their Facebook page about the ugly and failed attempt at an erosion wall at Phuket’s Surin Beach (photos below). He said in his post… “Found this big pile of trouble at Surin Beach. What are these sacks for? Are they becoming trash? You won’t conquer nature with sand sacks. If you want to make a breakwater for waves, it has to be better than this. The departments involved must be responsible for this.”

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News for Saturday, 14 September 2019

Weather forecast for 15 September 2019

14 September 2019 - 12:11 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 15 September 2019 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Ubon flood-watchers plan to be up all night

14 September 2019 - 12:51 am

Machines deployed to speed flow from Moon River into the Mekong

A night flood watch is under way in Ubon Ratchathani amid worries that more water will overflow the banks of the Moon River to exacerbate the situation in two districts already hard hit by floods.

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Village official accuses Khon Kaen police of assault

14 September 2019 - 12:49 am

Wife refuses offer of 10,000 baht from one of the accused officers

KHON KAEN: An assistant village head is seeking legal and disciplinary action against five police officers who he says assaulted him outside a restaurant. The incident took place on Jaenjobthit Road in front of a restaurant in Ban Phai district of Khon Kaen on Wednesday night, said Nirot Wongchanla, the assistant head of Ban Don Ku village in Non Sila district.

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Haze hits Hat Yai, face masks a must

14 September 2019 - 12:48 am

SONGKHLA: The annual haze from forest fires in Indonesia is again making life unpleasant in parts of the South, with fine-dust readings in Songkhla and Satun once more at hazardous levels - a problem shared with neighbours Malaysia and Singapore.

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Thamanat to slap 100 lawsuits on critics

14 September 2019 - 12:48 am

Wissanu says a minister needs to have only bachelor's degree so fake or not, doctorate degree doesn't matter

Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thamanat Prompow, known as the coordinator of the coalition government, has vowed to file around 100 lawsuits against those who he believes have lied about his past. He said on Friday a network of people had attacked him about his background for a long time and he would now strike back.

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Second Ultraman Buddha painting sells for B2m

14 September 2019 - 12:47 am

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The second of the controversial Ultraman Buddha paintings was sold for two million baht at auction on Friday - with the seller promising to give the proceeds to charity. Pakorn Porncheewangkun announced the result of the auction on his Facebook account.

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GrabCar drivers risk arrest for drug deliveries

14 September 2019 - 12:46 am

GrabCar drivers are warned that drug dealers are increasingly using their services to make deliveries to clients, and they will be held liable if caught. Narcotics Control Board deputy secretary-general Pol Col Suriya Singhakamol issued the warning on Friday.

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Garment factories to compensate workers

14 September 2019 - 12:45 am

Garment factories that supply to global brands such as coffee giant Starbucks and sports gear maker Bauer Hockey were raided by police on Thursday and ordered to compensate hundreds of workers after an expose found illegal underpayments.

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