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Healthcare and rice industry reforms on NRSA agenda

By The Nation

 

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Kamnoon Sidhisamarn, spokesperson for the NRSA whip

 

BANGKOK: -- Two major reform topics – healthcare scheme and rice industry –will be tabled for the National Reform Steering Assembly (NRSA) for deliberation on Monday.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982076-healthcare-and-rice-industry-reforms-on-nrsa-agenda/

 

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Major Buddhist holiday brings alcohol ban to Phuket

The Phuket News

 

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The sale of alcohol is banned for 24 hours on Wednesday, from midnight to midnight.

 

PHUKET: -- The major Buddhist holiday Visakha Bucha Day will be honoured this Wednesday (May 10), while this Friday (May 12) marks another national public holiday with the auspicious activities for Royal Ploughing Ceremony Day.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982077-major-buddhist-holiday-brings-alcohol-ban-to-phuket/

 

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Driver's out of body experience as he credits amulet with miraculous escape

 

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Picture: Thai Rath

 

NAHON SI THAMMARAT: -- A driver credited his amulet with saving his life in a horror smash that completely destroyed his Fortuner.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982089-drivers-out-of-body-experience-as-he-credits-amulet-with-miraculous-escape/

 

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Russians arrested over Phuket tuk-tuk sex video

Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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The Russian tourists were brought to Karon Police Station early yesterday evening (May 7). Photo: Ekkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: -- Two Russians have been arrested for public indecency and fined B500 each after a video of the couple seemingly having sex in the back of a Phuket tuk-tuk went viral after being posted online last Friday night (May 5).

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982092-russians-arrested-over-phuket-tuk-tuk-sex-video/

 

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Panwa Boonnak crowned Thailand Optimist National Champion

 

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Panwa Boonnak lifting the trophy aloft, having been presented by Admiral Kraisorn Chansuvanich, President of the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand (left). Photo by Guy Nowell.

 

PATTAYA, Thailand – Thailand's premier youth sailing event, the Thailand Optimist National Championships, came to a close after three days of racing and conditions-wise, a bit of everything – storm, thunder, lightening, rain and fickle, shifty breeze.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982100-panwa-boonnak-crowned-thailand-optimist-national-champion/

 

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Chart Thai Pattana will not become Thaksin vehicle, Varawut 
By The Nation

 

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File photo: Varawut Silpa-archa, son of former prime minister Banharn Silpa-archa, with his sister and mother.

 

BANGKOK: -- Varawut Silpa-archa, a former MP for the Chart Thai Pattana Party, has denied the party will be taken over by fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982102-chart-thai-pattana-will-not-become-thaksin-vehicle-varawut/

 

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PTT says it has received no compensation-claim figure over oil spill
By The Nation

 

BANGKOK: -- PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP) reported to the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday that it and its subsidiary PTTEP Australasia (Ashmore Cartier) Pty Ltd (PTTEP AA) had not received notification of the “substance or extent of the claim” of compensation being sought by the Indonesian government over legal action linked to the 2009 Montara oil spill.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982104-ptt-says-it-has-received-no-compensation-claim-figure-over-oil-spill/

 

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Australian yacht crew rescues fishermen from sinking boat

Phuket Gazette 

 

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The three fishermen with two marine police officers. Photo: Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

PHUKET: -- Crew members of an Australian tourist’s yacht yesterday afternoon rescued three fishermen from a sinking boat in Vichit.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982105-australian-yacht-crew-rescues-fishermen-from-sinking-boat/

 

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Pap Secret: Thai hospital gives masks to women embarrassed about getting Pap smear

By Coconuts Bangkok 

 

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Photo: TipcableTV

 

KAMPHAENG PHET: -- The women who received a free Pap smear test at a hospital in Kamphaeng Phet province last week didn’t need to feel embarrassed about getting an absolutely normal medical check, because they could hide behind creepy green masks.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982116-pap-secret-thai-hospital-gives-masks-to-women-embarrassed-about-getting-pap-smear/

 

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Women’s groups deny they hosted sex party for new Mae Hong Song governor
By The Nation

 

BANGKOK: -- Mae Hong Son women’s groups have responded to a sex scandal involving a party to welcome Suebsak Iamwichan ‌as the new Mae Hong Song governor in October.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982117-women’s-groups-deny-they-hosted-sex-party-for-new-mae-hong-song-governor/

 

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Couple arrested for major drug haul had young son with them 
By The Nation

 

LAMPANG: -- A couple travelling with their seven-year-old son were arrested in Lampang province when troops and police allegedly found more than 1.1 million methamphetamine pills and seven kilograms of crystal meth, or “ice”, in their pickup truck.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982122-couple-arrested-in-lampang-for-major-drug-haul-had-young-son-with-them /

 

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Chulalongkorn Savings Cooperative ex-president turns himself into the police to face fraud charge

 

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BANGKOK: -- Former president of the Chulalongkorn University Savings Cooperative turned himself into the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) to face fraud charge.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982124-chulalongkorn-savings-cooperative-ex-president-turns-himself-into-the-police-to-face-fraud-charge/

 

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Phuket traffic fines are not enough, says poll

The Phuket News

 

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The current traffic fines levied against drivers are not enough to deter dangerous drivers, said the Phuket poll. Photo: The Phuket News / file

 

PHUKET: -- A huge majority of respondents to an online poll by The Phuket News have voted that the traffic fines currently levied against willfully reckless and often lethal drivers are not enough to prevent further carnage on Phuket’s roads.

 

Full story:  https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982126-phuket-traffic-fines-are-not-enough-says-poll/

 

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Pregnant British woman killed in Phuket crash

Phuket Gazette

 

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Motorists have complained about cars parked on motorbike lanes in the past. Photo: Winai Sarot

 

PHUKET: -- A pregnant British woman was killed in a hit and run with an 18-wheeled-truck on Thepkrasattri road in Thalang at noon today.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982127-pregnant-british-woman-killed-in-phuket-hit-and-run-crash/

 

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PM urges private sector to encourage understanding of govt's policies

 

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BANGKOK, 8 May 2017 (NNT) - Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged the private sector to encourage understanding and awareness of the government's policies.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982130-pm-prayut-urges-private-sector-to-encourage-understanding-of-govts-policies/

 

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Court again refuses bail for activist Pai Dao Din
By The Nation

 

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Jatupat Boonpattararaksa

 

KHON KAEN: -- Activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, better known as Pai Dao Din, had yet another bail request turned down by Kohn Kaen Court on Monday as he awaits trial on a charge of lese majeste.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982132-court-again-refuses-bail-for-activist-pai-dao-din/

 

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Bank of England meeting 'key' to baht's value

By The Nation

 

The Bank of Ayudhya forecasts the baht will trade between Bt34.40 and Bt34.80 per dollar this week after closing at Bt34.68 last week, with the focus the Bank of England meeting this week.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/982134-bank-of-england-meeting-key-to-bahts-value/

 

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