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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 Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Phuket sees 300 million baht boost over long holiday weekend

24 November 2020 - 01:05 am

The Tourism Authority of Thailand says that Phuket has received a much-needed 300 million baht boost over the 4 day long weekend with around 54,000 tourists flocking to the island from last Thursday through to yesterday.

Read the full article at thethaiger.com

Official Says No Drug Found in Drug Bust Tipped Off by Taiwan

24 November 2020 - 01:04 am

BANGKOK — It was meant to be a record drug raid in Thailand, and a hallmark of transnational investigation – over 11 tonnes of ketamine worth nearly 30 billion baht was seized by Thai narcotics agents armed with intel from Taiwanese authorities.

Read the full article at khaosodenglish.com

 

News for Monday, 23 November 2020

Weather forecast for 24 November 2020

23 November 2020 - 12:21 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 24 November 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

Read the full article at udon-news.com

Southern village hit hard by flash flood

23 November 2020 - 02:43 am

SONGKHLA: A village with about 400 households in Sadao district was heavily flooded on Sunday morning after being hit by run-off from the Khao Nam Khang mountain range on the Thai-Malaysian border following a heavy downpour on Saturday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Man arrested with 480kg ganja in Nakhon Phanom

23 November 2020 - 02:42 am

NAKHON PHANOM: A man was arrested with about 480 kilogrammes of compressed marijuana in his possession after his car was intercepted by border patrol police in That Phanom district of this northeastern border province on Saturday night.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

New local infection among 11 new Covid cases Sunday

23 November 2020 - 02:41 am

The government on Sunday reported one local transmission among 11 new cases of the novel coronavirus, raising the total to 3,913. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said the locally infected case is a Myanmar citizen, a 48-year-old labourer, He was admitted to Mae Sot Hospital in Tak province.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com



Thais hope new US president will be good leader: poll

23 November 2020 - 02:40 am

Most Thai people closely followed the presidential election in the United States and hope the new president will be a good leader for his country and the world, according to an opinion survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Car bursts into flames, 2 killed, 1 injured

23 November 2020 - 02:39 am

PHETCHABURI: Two men were killed and another man injured when a car they were travelling in skidded off a local road and went up in flames in Ban Lat district of this central province west of Bangkok early Sunday, police said.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

State agencies crack down on 1,300 false food, drug product ads

23 November 2020 - 02:38 am

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Broadcasting Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) have taken action against more than 1,300 false advertisements this year. Paisarn Dunkum, FDA secretary-general, said the two groups had collaborated and taken action against 1,388 advertisements for food, drugs and food supplements on social media and in the e-market which overstated the products' effects.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Young protesters add fuel to fire lit by extinguished Future Forward

23 November 2020 - 02:37 am

After first being inspired by the now-defunct Future Forward Party (FFP), young protesters are now looking to the past as they revive the spirit of the 1932 Siamese Revolution, a forum was told. The FFP became the third-largest party with 6.3 million votes in the election on March 24 last year. However in February this year, the Constitutional Court dissolved the party and banned its executives from politics for 10 years for accepting 191.3 million baht from an illegitimate source.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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