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NATIONAL NEWS from Surf 102.5 FM - Wednesday 3 April 2024


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Deputy National Police Surachate Hakparn,  arrived at a police station in bangkok for questioning last night in resp0nse to a summons issued by the criminal court. 

he had failed to respond to three previous summonses for money laundering related to online gambling. The questioning process took over an hour. Speaking to reporters he said as long as the court has not given a verdict, he is still considered innocent.

The government is considering imposing fines on the operator of the bangkok monorail following several incidents where bolts had fallen to the ground. The company also operated the  Pink and Yellow line train services.

Fines could total 5% of the annual installments for construction cost which it has to pay the concessionaires. 

Thailands deputy finance minister says government will review a proposal to legalise casinos within the next 2 week, they are likely to be within entertainment complexes.  


Some ministers have expressed support for the proposal saying it would reduce underground gambling, the Primeminster would most likely set up a panel to oversea development.


The government has it’s eye on Macao which generates overe 400 billion baht a year and Singapore around 70 billion from their casinos.


The UK and Thailand are to sign two MOU’s will be signed between Thailand and The U.K within the next three months with the aim to boost scientific education and research and also enhance English language skills, so that English becomes a life skill..


Around the region


Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Joe Biden spoke by phone yesterday for the first time in 2 years. 
The Two leaders described as holding ‘a candid and in-depth exchange of views’ on topics ranging from counter-narcotics cooperation to climate change

But president Xi criticised Biden’s stream of measures to suppress China’s economy, trade, science and technology’



Chiang Mai and the north: Sunny  41C

Bangkok: sunny 38C

Pattaya:  Sunny 35C

Phuket and the south:  partly cloudy isolated showers 33C

Hua Hin: Sunny, winds light from the south  35 C

AQI Orange High, 
Green clear, yellow moderate, Orange High,  Red unhealthy.  

Credits: Bangkok Post, The Nation, Asean Now, Khaosod English,  Hua Hin Today, Royal Coast Review, Kulsawek Sawekwannakorn, Thainewsroom.com, The Pattaya News, Phuket News, Channel News Asia, South China Morning Post, The Straits Times. The Irrawaddy. Windy.com. Wunderground.com


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