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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, 30 June 2020

Phuket’s Sirinat National Park to open again from Wednesday

30 June 2020 - 01:40 am

Sirinat National Park, along the west coast of the north end of Phuket, is set to re-open on Wednesday, according to the province’s deputy governor, Wongsakorn Numchukan. It follows the re-opening of other national parks around the country 2 weeks ago after a 2 month shutdown initiated to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

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‘Deserted as Never Before’ Virus Knocks Thai Tourism Into Comatose

30 June 2020 - 01:39 am

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Hotels are shuttered in the dark, bars are closed and empty food carts are seen around Bangkok’s once-bustling tourism associated street. Silence shrouds the city’s party land despite the easing COVID-19 lockdown measures.

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News for Monday, 29 June 2020

Weather forecast for 30 June 2020

29 June 2020 - 12:14 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 30 June 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Man arrested for killing wild elephant in national park

29 June 2020 - 01:42 am

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: A villager has been arrested for shooting to death a wild elephant in the Kui Buri National Park in Kui Buri district of this lower central province. Rakpong Boonyoi, chief of the Kui Buri National Park, said the incident occurred on Saturday while park rangers were driving the wild elephant out of a rubber plantation back into the forest.

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Two arrested with drugs, assets seized

29 June 2020 - 01:41 am

NAKHON PHANOM: Two men have been arrested with 42,000 methamphetamine pills and 100 grammes of crystal methamphetamine, or ice, in their possession and their assets seized for examination. Chatree Chanvirachai, the deputy governor, identified the two as Vichai Niwongsa, 29, and Veerapong Ngaonoi, 45, both from Tha Uthen district.

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Man killed, another wounded in Korat shootings

29 June 2020 - 01:40 am

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: One man was killed and another seriously injured in separate incidents in Khong district of this northeastern province on Sunday morning. A man was detained for questioning, suspected by police of committing the two crimes following a conflict over drugs.

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Isan still supports Pheu Thai in local elections: Poll

29 June 2020 - 01:39 am

A survey by Khon Kaen University, or Isan Poll, reveals that a majority of people in the Northeast Region will support the Pheu Thai Party in the upcoming local elections, Assistant Professor Suthin Wianwiwat said on Sunday.

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Many think no-one is suitable for PM: Poll

29 June 2020 - 01:38 am

Many people think there are no suitable persons for the post of prime minister and are not supporting any particular political party in the current political situation, according to the result of an opinion survey by the National Institute of Development Administration or Nida Poll.

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Agencies told to prepare for haze

29 June 2020 - 01:37 am

The Pollution Control Department has warned that seasonal haze in the southern portion of the kingdom is expected to be worse this year due to a drought in neighbouring countries, prompting the Environment Ministry to call on agencies to prepare measures to limit the damage.

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Fresh bid to protect online consumers

29 June 2020 - 01:36 am

A group of organisations has called for a centre to take charge of protecting online consumers as they faced no less risk of being scammed than customers in physical markets. At the Consumers Unite to Fight Online Scam seminar, the website of Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society said its hotline 1212 had received 4,000 complaints about online shopping this year.

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