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News for Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Weather forecast for 17 July 2019

16 July 2019 - 12:43 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 17 July 2019 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Video shows dolphins caught in fishermen's net

16 July 2019 - 03:55 am

An online video showing many dolphins caught in a net set by fishermen for tuna has plucked the heartstrings of netizens, a marine scientist and the incoming natural resources and environment minister.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Investors make DSI complaint against 'forex fraudster'

16 July 2019 - 03:54 am

More than 20 people have complained to the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) they were cheated out of millions of baht by a bogus foreign exchange investment scheme that promised high returns.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Southern politician suspected of funding drug gang

16 July 2019 - 03:54 am

Police are tracking a money trail they believe will lead to a local politician in the South believed to have arranged finance for 459 kilogrammes of smuggled crystal methamphetamine seized recently in Bangkok. Four gang suspects have already been detained.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com



‘Wat Phra Kaew’ Wins Best Costume at Miss Grand Thailand

16 July 2019 - 03:53 am

BANGKOK — A dress modeled on the gilded, multi-tier roofs of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, complete with two yak giants, won Best National Costume at this year’s Miss Grand Thailand. Miss Grand Bangkok, Nutsuda “Bambam” Termjai, took home the 100,000 baht reward at the final round of Miss Grand Thailand on Saturday night for turning one of the capital city’s top tourist attractions into apparel.

Read the full article at khaosodenglish.com

Armoured pickup keeps rangers from serious bomb injury

16 July 2019 - 03:53 am

NARATHIWAT: A roadside bomb exploded, slightly injuring three paramilitary rangers as their steel-reinforced pickup truck was passing in Bacho district on Monday morning. The attack occurred on Ban Thon-Bacho Road in Ban Doo Koo village of tambon Bacho about 6.30am.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Cave Rescue Chief Uncommitted to Bangkok Governor Race

16 July 2019 - 03:52 am

BANGKOK — The official who oversaw the daring operation that saved 13 young footballers and their coach from a cave a year ago has rejected rumors that he will enter the capital’s gubernatorial race.

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Tourist police set up VIP protection unit

16 July 2019 - 03:51 am

The Tourist Police Bureau (TPB) has trained a 40-member VIP protection team in preparation for over 250 meetings as Thailand serves as the Asean chair. The 40 tourist police officers earlier this month completed a week-long training course aimed at enhancing their crime investigation, crime suppression and situation management skills, [...]

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Investigation continues into electrocuted student at public park in Phuket

16 July 2019 - 03:50 am

Forensic police, along with the experts from the Phuket Provincial Electricity Authority office, investigated the basketball field in Suan Luang Park following the tragic death of an 18 year old Thai-Egyptian student of Prince of Songkhla University, Kahled ‘Nikki’ Nour, on July 13. He was electrocuted after touching a lamp post next to the basketball court.

Read the full article at thethaiger.com

Wissanu: Gov’t to Retain ‘Attitude Adjustment,’ But Won’t Detain People

16 July 2019 - 03:50 am

BANGKOK — The practice of “attitude adjustment” will continue even after the junta is formally dissolved tomorrow to pave way for the new government, deputy prime minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said Monday.

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