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News for Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Health volunteers to protest bonus cut

28 July 2020 - 12:47 am

Representatives of health volunteers on the coronavirus frontline will rally at Government House on Wednesday to protest a plan to slash a bonus to reward them for their hard work by more than 50%. Health volunteer leader Chamras Khamrod said yesterday representatives from all regions will register their dismay at a National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) suggestion to reduce the proposed extra monthly payments from 19 months to seven months.

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Danai to be grilled over audio clip leak

28 July 2020 - 12:46 am

Well-known broadcaster Danai Ekmahasawat will be among witnesses to be questioned in a Crime Suppression Division (CSD) investigation into deputy national police chief Pol Gen Wirachai Songmetta over a controversial leaked audio clip.

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9 dead in holiday road carnage

28 July 2020 - 12:45 am

Nine people were killed in car accidents on Friday as people headed out of cities to enjoy their four-day holiday weekend which began on Saturday, according to the Ministry of Transport. Forty-eight road accidents, 12 of them involving motorcycles, occurred during the exodus of holidaymakers.

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Phuket anti-government protest attracts up to 400 people

28 July 2020 - 12:44 am

Between 300 – 400 people from the Phuket Liberation Group rallied last night in Sapan Hin, Phuket Town, an east coast public park on Phuket. Around 50 police, army officers and security personnel also attended the event to ensure that everything ran smoothly. The demonstration lasted for about 2 hours.

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News for Monday, 27 July 2020

Weather forecast for 28 July 2020

27 July 2020 - 12:33 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 28 July 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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OAG to look into decision to drop Red Bull scion charges

27 July 2020 - 01:23 am

Police plan another probe panel

The Office of the Attorney-General (OAG) has set up a panel to look into the decision of prosecutors to drop charges against Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, after the eight-year fatal hit-and-run case came to an end with the final allegation dropped by prosecutors.

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Briton killed, monk injured in Korat accident

27 July 2020 - 01:22 am

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A British man was killed and a monk seriously injured after a motorcycle with a sidecar they were travelling on was hit by a pick-up in Phimai district of this northeastern province on Sunday. The accident occurred at about 8.30am at kilometre 48 on the Phimai-Chum Phuang road in tambon Rangka Yai, Phimai district.

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Red Bull distances itself from scion ‘Boss’ after fatal case dropped

27 July 2020 - 01:21 am

The maker of energy drink giant Red Bull has distanced itself from its Thai scion following public outrage after police dropped charges against the billionaire scion in a fatal hit-and-run case. Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, the grandson of Chaleo Yoovidhya who co-founded Red Bull, was accused of killing Pol Sgt Maj Wichian Klanprasert on Sept 3, 2012 when he crashed his Ferrari in Sukhumvit area.

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Anti-govt protests continue in provinces

27 July 2020 - 01:19 am

Anti-government demonstrations by students and other young people were held in several provinces outside Bangkok on Saturday. Protesters called for a House dissolution, an end to intimidation of the people and the rewriting of the constitution.

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Man shot dead by police after going berserk

27 July 2020 - 01:18 am

NAKHON PHANOM: A man apparently high on drugs was shot dead after attacking a policeman in Phon Sawan district of this northeastern border province on Saturday. Pol Lt Col Itthisak Chomsiharat, an investigator from Phon Sawan police station, said the incident occurred at about 1pm in front of a house in Moo 1 village in tambon Ban Kho.

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