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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 Saturday, 15 June 2019

Weather forecast for 16 June 2019

15 June 2019 - 12:27 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 16 June 2019 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Police seize food supplements with banned substances

15 June 2019 - 02:43 am

Authorities seek to question executives of two plants in Samut Sakhon

Authorities have seized many weight-loss and food supplement products believed to contain the banned additive sibutramine during raids on two factories in Samut Sakhon province. About 5 million baht worth of capsules and machinery was seized at the two factories in tambon Bang Nam Jued of Muang district, according to the Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Prawit puzzled as students' floral displays turn political

15 June 2019 - 02:42 am

Education officials advise schools to ensure wai khru ceremonies are 'appropriate'

High school students who created floral arrangements with political themes are the latest group to offend the military junta as its five-year stay in power enters its final days. Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon believes someone is trying to lead impressionable young people astray.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Police Visit Students Behind Anti-Junta Teacher Appreciation Day Stunt

15 June 2019 - 02:40 am

NONG KHAI — Police visited a school in Nong Khai on Thursday after an annual teacher appreciation day turned into a viral political stunt critiquing junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha. Five Grade 12 students at Chumpholphonphisai School yesterday creatively adapted flower arrangements on trays that are traditionally offered to teachers to wai khru, in order to critique Prayuth’s appointment as prime minister for a second term.

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Two held in B4m Facebook, Line scam

15 June 2019 - 02:38 am

A 19-year-old woman who allegedly used hacked Facebook and Line accounts of others to dupe more than 100 online users into transferring money to her has been caught in Bangkok along with a suspected accomplice.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

‘Fast and Furious 9’ to be partly filmed in southern Thailand, including Phuket

15 June 2019 - 02:37 am

The latest sequel of the ‘Fast and Furious’ movie franchise will partly be filmed in Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi and Surat Thani next month. Yesterday Piya Petonji, the film’s production manager, met with Krabi Governor M.L. Kitibadee Prawit at the Krabi City Hall before the cast arrives and filming begins.

Read the full article at thethaiger.com

Singer 'Numtarn' dies of rare bleeding condition

15 June 2019 - 02:35 am

Doctors at Siriraj Hospital say Butsaran "Numtarn The Star 5" Thongchiew, 28, died of brain swelling at the hospital at 2.17am on Friday although her bleeding had stopped. Dr Prasit Wattanapa, dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the hospital, said on Friday morning that the pouplar entertainer's condition became critical Thursday evening.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

The ‘Energy Card’ MLM Scamming Isaan Elderly

15 June 2019 - 02:33 am

KHON KAEN — Stick ‘em in your pants, in a glass of water, or on appliances – this magic card will heal all your ailments and make your electricity bill cheaper. At least, that’s what the “Energy Cards” ripping people off muu baan to muu baan are claiming. By Friday, police had summoned former police officer Sgt. Maj. Thanat Surin, the owner of the company –⁠ named Expert Pro Network – behind the alleged multi-level marketing scheme.

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18 starving migrants caught in Songkhla forest

15 June 2019 - 02:32 am

SONGKHLA: Eighteen illegal Myanmar migrant workers were arrested on Friday after they had been in hiding in a forest in Sadao district for four days without food while waiting for transport to Malaysia. A Myanmar woman who took care of the illegal migrants was later caught.

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News for Friday, 14 June 2019

Weather forecast for 15 June 2019

14 June 2019 - 12:51 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 15 June 2019 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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