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Thai worker arrested for allegedly stealing from Indian restaurant owner in Pattaya

By The Nation

 

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A Thai worker was arrested on Monday for having allegedly stolen Bt4,000 in cash from his Indian boss, who owns a restaurant in Pattaya.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079833-thai-worker-arrested-for-allegedly-stealing-from-indian-restaurant-owner-in-pattaya/

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Chinese nabbed for using fake ID to set up business

By SURIYA PATATAYOH 
THE NATION

 

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A 52-YEAR-OLD Chinese man was arrested in Bangkok recently after he allegedly used a Thai identity card to set up a tour company, Immigration Police chief Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn said on Monday.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079845-chinese-nabbed-for-using-fake-id-to-set-up-business/

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Legal action taken against people who removed beer cans from beer truck accident scene

By Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

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PHOTOS / VIDEO:  Thanakrit Asulyakul / Mana Sombat / Kanlaya Singkangrang / Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

Legal action has already been taken against four people who ‘removed’ beer cans after a truck carrying boxes of beer cans overturned in Phuket on January 11.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079847-legal-action-taken-against-people-who-removed-beer-cans-from-beer-truck-accident-scene/

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Article 44 may be used for poll postponement

By KAS CHANWANPEN, 
NATTAPAT PHROMKAEW 
THE NATION

 

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PM Prayut Chan-o-cha

 

PUNDITS SAY FURTHER DELAYS WOULD CREATE POLITICAL BLACK HOLE, LEAD TO UNPREDICTABILITY

 

POLITICAL scientists warned yesterday that the elections may be postponed beyond March 24, and there is a high chance that it will be held after the coronation of the King if the Royal Decree is not published this week.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079894-article-44-may-be-used-for-poll-postponement/

 

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Strong-handed approach not working in the South

By DON PATHAN 
SPECIAL TO THE NATION

 

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IN AN attempt to calm fears about the security situation in the deep South, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a statement yesterday urging the public not to lose faith in his government’s efforts to bring an end to the conflict in this historically contested region.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079895-strong-handed-approach-not-working-in-the-south/

 

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‘Declare city a pollution control zone’

By PRATCH RUJIVANAROM 
THE NATION

 

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A woman wears a mask yesterday as heavy pollution continues to be a problem.

 

’Experts say govt already has tools to deal with Bangkok’s dangerous smog.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079897-‘declare-bangkok-a-pollution-control-zone’/

 

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Prawit urges ‘utmost restraint’ from security officials following Narathiwat attacks

By The Nation

 

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File photo: Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan

 

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan has urged security officials on the ground to exercise the utmost restraint following several attacks targeting Buddhist monks and officials in the southernmost province of Narathiwat last week.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079898-prawit-urges-‘utmost-restraint’-from-security-officials-following-narathiwat-attacks/

 

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Group hopes Cabinet decision on medical price controls

By Chularat Saengpassa 
The Nation

 

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REPRESENTATIVES of the people’s sector are on edge as they wait for a Cabinet decision today on controlling the price of medical supplies and services.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079899-group-hopes-cabinet-decision-on-medical-price-controls/

 

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Policeman surrenders for Phuket street slaying, denies charges, released on bail

By The Phuket News

 

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Main: Wichit Police Station. Inset: Jakkrit Sangsaart, 23, from Chachoengsao, as pictured on his arrest warrant.

 

PHUKET: A Border Patrol Police Lance-Corporal wanted for shooting dead a local councillor’s son in Phuket early Saturday morning has presented himself to police, Wichit Police confirmed today (Jan 21).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079900-policeman-surrenders-for-phuket-street-slaying-denies-charges-released-on-bail/

 

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Park area that villagers say is theirs surveyed

By NILA SINGKHIRI 
THE NATION

 

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A SURVEY team tasked with resolving allegations that farms in three villages are encroaching on the Pha Taem National Park in Ubon Ratchathani’s Khong Chiam district, inspected the 19 demarcation poles that had been put up by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation in 1991.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079901-ubon-ratchathani-park-area-that-villagers-say-is-theirs-surveyed/

 

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Eye for an eye: Why clerics are dying again in the South

By The Nation

 

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Both sides in the unrest are aware of an unwritten rule – leave the holy men alone or pay a high price

 

Insurgency violence in the southern border provinces looks to be entering another disturbing phase, matching the level of mayhem witnessed 10 years ago with attacks on Buddhist monks and temples. The strategy appears the same – discredit the state security apparatus put in place to quell the separatist uprising.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079902-eye-for-an-eye-why-clerics-are-dying-again-in-the-south/

 

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race

By John Whitesides and Amanda Becker

 

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Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks to the media after announcing she will run for president of the United States at Howard University in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2019.REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - First-term Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday by touting her experience as a prosecutor.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079903-democratic-us-sen kamala harris jumps-into-2020-white-house-race/

 

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Ten sailors dead, 14 saved after two ships catch fire near Crimea

 

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Smoke rises from a fire at a ship in the Kerch Strait near Crimea January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

 

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ten crew members have been found dead and 14 have been rescued after two ships caught fire in the Kerch Strait near Crimea, Russia's transport ministry said on Monday, with a rescue operation still underway.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079904-ten-sailors-dead-14-saved-after-two-ships-catch-fire-near-crimea/

 

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Italy's Di Maio repeats attack on French policies in Africa

 

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FILE PHOTO: Italian Minister of Labor and Industry Luigi Di Maio speaks at the Italian Business Association Confcommercio meeting in Rome, Italy, June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile/File photo

 

ROME (Reuters) - Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Monday reiterated that France's policies in Africa were creating poverty and causing migration, hours after France summoned the Italian ambassador to Paris to protest his assertions.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079905-italys-di-maio-repeats-attack-on-french-policies-in-africa/

 

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PM May tries to tweak defeated Brexit plan, refuses to rule out no-deal

By Kylie MacLellan, William James and Elizabeth Piper

 

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street in London, Britain, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

 

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the parliamentary deadlock overBrexit on Monday by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079906-pm-may-tries-to-tweak-defeated brexit plan-refuses-to-rule-out-no-deal/

 

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Chiang Mai cop faces "quick" expulsion - no more backhanders in the city, RTP

 

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Picture: Daily News

 

Police in Chiang Mai seem to be making an example of the policeman caught taking a bribe from a Chinese tourist. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079914-chiang-mai-cop-faces-quick-expulsion-no-more-backhanders-in-the-city-rtp/

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Tourists beware: Algerian pickpocket finally nabbed after preying on tourists in Bangkok

 

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An Algerian thief and pickpocket has been arrested in Bangkok. He admitted to preying on tourists in places like the BTS and department stores. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079917-tourists-beware-algerian-pickpocket-finally-nabbed-after-preying-on-tourists-in-bangkok/

 

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Saraburi head lice crisis! 2,300 cases found in nine tambons

 

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Picture: Sanook

 

Education and health chiefs in Saraburi have started a campaign to eradicate head lice after 2,300 students in nine sub-districts were found to be infected. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079918-saraburi-head-lice-crisis-2300-cases-found-in-nine-tambons/ 

 

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Khao San Road video: What would you do if a stranger sexually assaulted your girlfriend?

 

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A man went on Facebook to relate a violent event that took place outside a nightclub in the Khao San Road area. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079922-khao-san-road-video-what-would-you-do-if-a-stranger-sexually-assaulted-your-girlfriend/ 

 

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Murders in Mexico rise by a third in 2018 to new record

 

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FILE PHOTO: Forensic workers bury unclaimed bodies in a mass grave at San Rafael cemetery in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

 

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Murders in Mexico rose by 33 percent in 2018, breaking the record for a second year running, official data showed, underlining the task facing the new president who has pledged to reduce violence in the cartel-ravaged country.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079924-murders-in-mexico-rise-by-a-third-in-2018-to-new-record/

 

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In Versailles, Macron vows to reform to avoid king's fate

By Jean-Baptiste Vey and Michel Rose

 

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French President Emmanuel Macron reacts after he delivered his new year wishes to the military during a ceremony on the Toulouse-Francazal airbase in Toulouse, France, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

 

VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron told dozens of the world's most powerful executives on Monday that he would not follow the path of guillotined French royals and would continue to reform the French economy despite a sometimes violent popular revolt.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079925-in-versailles-macron-vows-to-reform-to-avoid-kings-fate/

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Family paid 200 baht after their son, 7, threw gasoline over neighbor's kid aged 4

 

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Sanook reported on an alarming case of a four year old boy who nearly died after being covered in burning gasoline by a seven year old neighbor. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079926-family-paid-200-baht-after-their-son-7-threw-gasoline-over-neighbors-kid-aged-4/

 

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Yet another honest cabby! He returns diamond encrusted Rolex worth 170,000 baht!

 

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Sanook reported on the case of yet another honest Thai cabby who returned a diamond encrusted Rolex worth 170,000 baht to its delighted owner. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079929-yet-another-honest-cabby-he-returns-diamond-encrusted-rolex-worth-170000-baht/

 

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Chiang Mai man, 71, allegedly kills lover, 26, commits suicide

By The Nation

 

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A 71-year-old man is believed to have killed his 26-year-old lover, a married woman, before hanging himself in Chiang Mai on Monday, police say.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079933-chiang-mai-man-71-allegedly-kills-lover-26-commits-suicide/

 

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Arrested swindler used surname of former RTP chief Somyot

 

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INN reported that a woman who has been arrested for swindling people in a multi million baht online fraud used the surname of former Royal Thai Police commissioner general Somyot Poompanmouang. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079934-arrested-swindler-used-surname-of-former-rtp-chief-somyot/

 

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Myanmar worker killed by compatriots while drinking in Pattaya

By The Nation

 

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A Myanmar worker was killed and his three friends were arrested over a fatal quarrel while drinking in Pattaya on Monday night, police said.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079940-myanmar-worker-killed-by-compatriots-while-drinking-in-pattaya/

 

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Video: "Oh Brother" - "hia" truck driver nearly wipes out entire family

 

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Dash cam footage posted on the popular fan page "Hia" on Facebook showed a truck turn into the lane of a woman and her family. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079943-video-oh-brother-hia-truck-driver-nearly-wipes-out-entire-family/

 

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SEA-CRET AFFAIR 

Cruise passengers on £4,800 holiday shocked to find crew member having sex with a woman in their cabin

British couple Mary and Bobby Jackson stumbled upon the naked couple shortly after boarding the ship

By Karl Grafton

 

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TWO cruise passengers were left stunned after finding a member of staff having sex in their cabin.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079946-british-couple-shocked-to-find-crew-members-having-sex-in-their-cabin-during-£4800-trip-to-thailand/

 

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