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News for Monday, 10 June 2019

Two arrested with almost 1m meth pills in Chiang Rai

10 June 2019 - 03:48 am

CHIANG RAI: Combined government forces arrested two men with 962,000 methamphetamine pills in their possession in Chiang Khong district of this northern province on Saturday, Pol Lt Gen Montri Sumbunnanond, commissioner of the Provincial Police Region 5, said on Sunday.

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Farmers traumatised by boar attacks on pineapples, cassava

10 June 2019 - 03:47 am

RATCHABURI: Farmers have cried foul over wild boar raids that damaged their farms, causing at least one to switch to another crop the beasts might find less tasty. Sornkheree Buajaeng said boars had emerged from Phachee River Wildlife Reserve to eat his ripe pineapples, causing damage of 70,000 baht to his three-rai plantation in Ban Kha district.

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Illegal phayung logging in Thap Lan National Park targeted

10 June 2019 - 03:46 am

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: An operation has been launched to suppress illegal felling of protected phayung trees in the Thap Lan National Park, according to a 2nd Army bulletin. About 100 officials of the Thap Lan National Park, 80 regular soldiers from the 2nd Army and 60 rangers from the 26th Ranger Company are taking part in the operation from June to August.

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Customs urged to act on sticky rice smugglers

10 June 2019 - 03:45 am

The Internal Trade Department is urging border security and customs officers to crack down on the smuggling of unmilled glutinous rice by traders who want to profit off the high price of the commodity in the domestic market.

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Police Region seizes 200m meth pills over seven months

10 June 2019 - 03:44 am

The Provincial Police Region 5 has confiscated almost 200 million methamphetamine pills during the past seven months as drug traffickers changed smuggling routes to avoid authorities which have stepped up crackdowns.

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News for Sunday, 9 June 2019

Weather forecast for 10 June 2019

9 June 2019 - 12:12 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 10 June 2019 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Would-be 'pretties' duped into sending nude pics

9 June 2019 - 12:22 am

Police say man created fake Facebook page purporting to belong to female modelling agent

A man who set up a fake Facebook page purported to belong to a female modelling agent has been arrested on charges of luring young women into sending him nude pictures and then selling them.

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Lone burglar rattles Surat Thani homeowners

9 June 2019 - 12:21 am

10 homes in housing estate hit by man seen stripping down to his underwear

SURAT THANI: A burglar broke into 10 neighbouring houses in Muang district of this southern province in a single night, unnerving residents who learned that in at last one home, he stripped down to his underwear while he prowled about.

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Pornanong tied for lead at LPGA event

9 June 2019 - 12:19 am

Pannarat and rookie Pajaree also contending at ShopRite Classic but Ariya may miss cut

GALLOWAY, New Jersey: Thailand’s Pornanong Phatlum shot a blistering 8-under par 63 to share the first-round lead with Jeongeun Lee6 in the ShopRite LPGA Classic on Friday. Pornanong, 29, had seven birdies and an eagle against just one bogey while playing in the morning on smoother greens. Her 12-foot eagle putt came on the final hole.

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Police seize 654kg of ganja left in pickup truck

9 June 2019 - 12:18 am

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Police have seized more than 600kg of compressed marijuana hidden in a pickup truck abandoned by a drug-smuggling gang in Sikhiu district. When local police went to a roadside bush in tambon Kritsana on Friday, they found the pickup truck with the bed covered by a tarpaulin in the area. Ms Jiratchada Chopking, village head of Wang Rongnoi village in Sikhiu district, had alerted them.

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