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  • Administrative Court rejects private hospitals’ plea to remove caps on pricing

    Administrative Court rejects private hospitals’ plea to remove caps on pricing

    Thailand’s private hospital sector has failed to win respite from an order controlling their medical prices, after the Supreme Administrative Court turned down their request. The court made the decision saying that the order will not cause irreversible damages to the hospitals even though an injunction has not been issued yet.

  • Palang Pracharat are warned not to renege on Thai ministry promises

    Palang Pracharat are warned not to renege on Thai ministry promises

    Amidst rumours circulating, and media reports, that the Palang Pracharat Party may renege on some of the promises it made to secure MP votes from the Democrats and Bhumjaithai, the Democrat party leader Jurin Laksanavisit says he believes the Palang Pracharat party will keep its promises. Thepthai Senpong MP, a key Democrat party member, is warning that the coalition government will be in big trouble if the promise is broken

  • 120 party-goers arrested in drugs raid on illegal pub

    120 party-goers arrested in drugs raid on illegal pub

    PHOTOS: The Nation A Bangkok pub has been raided early this morning. Police and drug suppression officials found that alcohol wasn’t the only thing being offered to the crowd. Customers were mostly dressed in school uniform for the themed party at the Space Pub

  • IKEA Thailand launches full online store

    IKEA Thailand launches full online store

    “…it took IKEA about two years to study the market demand, develop the infrastructure, and prepare everything before launching their e-commerce service in Southeast Asia.” by Kwanchai Rungfapairsarn IKEA Thailand has announced the official launch of its IKEA Online Store as it gets set to better provide for individual customers across the Kingdom.

  • Mother says customer paying for sex with 5 year old daughter was girl’s father

    Mother says customer paying for sex with 5 year old daughter was girl’s father

    PHOTOS: tnews.co.th A 28 year old woman, arrested in Chachoengsao, east of Bangkok, for allegedly selling her five year old daughter for sex, has revealed to police that the 52 year old customer who was allegedly caught in the act, and arrested at the time, was the young girl’s biological father. The woman – whose name is being withheld to protect the victim’s identity – had reportedly taken the child twice weekly to be molested and raped by the customer, identified only as ‘Winai’. The mother allegedly received 200-300 baht each time

  • Surachate has nothing to say to media in his first public appearance

    Surachate has nothing to say to media in his first public appearance

    Former Immigration Bureau chief Surachate Hakparn, and confidant of Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan, said nothing yesterday about his abrupt transfer to an inactive post at the RTP HQ in Bangkok. In his first public appearance following the transfer order from the national police chief Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda back to ‘inactive duties”, Surachate reported to work at the Royal Thai Police headquarters just before lunchtime yesterday. He smiled for the media throng but had little to say

  • JetSki crashes into shop in Kamala, Phuket

    JetSki crashes into shop in Kamala, Phuket

    PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket Not often we get to write this headline… “JetSki crashes into shop in Kamala”. The jetski was being towed by a Saleng (motorcycle and side-car) through the streets of Kamala this afternoon when, for reasons we don’t yet (probably brake failure), the whole shebang went AWOL and ended up running into the front window of some tourist shops.

  • Academics urging a State of Emergency for the North

    Academics urging a State of Emergency for the North

    b y Pratch Rujivanarom  An academic is calling on the government to declare a state of emergency as Chiang Mai and most Northern Provinces face ‘disastrous’ levels of PM2.5 smog and smoke haze. Citizen in the North are being advised to stay inside air conditioned buildings and avoid all outdoor activities, as some areas of Chiang Mai recorded PM2.5 levels reaching higher than 700 micrograms per cubic metre of air this morning.

  • 800 million baht of drugs seized in three recent busts

    800 million baht of drugs seized in three recent busts

    by Jessada Chantharak Police have seized a total of eight million methamphetamine pills, 2,070 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 1,546 grams of cocaine with an estimated street value of 800 million baht from three recent drug busts. Four suspects were arrested and a fifth was killed during arrest. The report from the national police deputy commissioner Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan

  • “I’m sorry” – Premchai granted bail

    “I’m sorry” – Premchai granted bail

    “There is one thing.  I am sorry.” PHOTO: Thai PBS Thailand’s billionaire construction magnate says he was “sorry” after being granted bail following yesterday’s court verdict that set a prison sentence of 16 months for illegal hunting in the Thungyai Naresuan wildlife sanctuary in far north-west Thailand. Three others were also found guilty and given jail terms by the court. Yong Dodkrua was sentenced to 13 months, Mrs.

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