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News for Friday, 22 June 2018

Weather forecast for 23 June 2018

22 June 2018 - 01:00 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 23 June 2018 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Sticky problem at temple

22 June 2018 - 11:11 am

Government officials in Chon Buri have received complaints about tourists, mostly Chinese and Vietnamese, affixing stickers on the premises of Wat Nong Yai, a century-old temple in Pattaya, out of the belief that doing so will bring them good luck.

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BoT in no rush to raise key rate

22 June 2018 - 11:09 am

Mild inflation not compelling enough

Subdued inflation is not pressuring the Bank of Thailand to raise its policy rate and the country's buffers are strong enough to provide policy space to support growth, says governor Veerathai Santiprabhob.

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Exclusive Interview With the Predator of Mukdahan (Video)

22 June 2018 - 11:06 am

MUKDAHAN — By day, he’s a manager at Charoen Pokphand or CP. By night – or his free days – he is an intergalactic Predator. That’s the double life of Samai Khammongkul. He recently gained viral fame for being pulled over by police in his rural Isaan province while fully decked out in alien-hunting battle gear while barrelling down the road on a chopper made from his “trophies.”

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Migrant employees can't handle cash in shops

22 June 2018 - 11:04 am

Migrant workers could be employed by shops but they could not handle cash or give change to customers, Labour Minister Adul Sangsingkeo said on Thursday. He was elaborating on the updated lists of occupations migrant workers can and cannot do.

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Kid Protesters Rise Up Against Rude Teacher

22 June 2018 - 11:03 am

SATUN — As one, they closed in around the vehicle, waving signs expressing anger at their mistreatment and refusing to take it anymore. The signs were little. And so were the protesters. Elementary school students in the southern province of Satun staged a protest Thursday to demand the expulsion of a teacher accused of being lazy and rude.

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Two Pakistani men arrested for theft of gold bracelet

22 June 2018 - 11:02 am

SURAT THANI: Two Pakistani nationals have been arrested in Bangkok and charged with the theft of a bracelet worth 102,000 baht from a gold shop in Surat Thani on Wednesday. Muhammao Bashis, 41, and Allah Bakhsh, 29, were apprehended by Chana Songkram police, Pol Maj Gen Apichart Boonsriroj, police chief of Surat Thani, said on Thursday afternoon. They had the gold bracelet in their possession.

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One Chinese drowns, two others rescued at Koh Racha

22 June 2018 - 11:01 am

Yesterday (June 21) strong waves battered three Chinese swimmers who went swimming, unattended, at Patok Beach on Koh Racha. Two of them were rescued while the third drowned. The body of a Chinese man was identified by the Phuket Tourist Police as 30 year old Su Wang when his body was brought back to Chalong pier.

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More dodgy lunchboxes served up

22 June 2018 - 10:59 am

The Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec) has found irregularities at 11 more schools in a nationwide survey of state-run schools’ free lunch programmes. The survey was conducted after a case emerged of a school in Khon Kaen being accused of providing poor-quality lunches to students. All educational areas have now submitted their reports, said Obec secretary-general Boonrux Yodpheth yesterday.

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11 ‘Forbidden’ Careers Opened to Foreigners

22 June 2018 - 10:58 am

BANGKOK — Nearly a dozen previously off-limits jobs were opened to foreign nationals Thursday, while a request retail service jobs be included was denied. A day after shop owners demanded the Labor Ministry decriminalize the hiring of foreign staff, it announced the rules would be relaxed to allow expats to do jobs including masonry, carpentry and shoemaking.

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