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  • Facebook bars overseas electoral ads for the March 23 election

    Facebook bars overseas electoral ads for the March 23 election

    The Thai government and Election Commission are imposing their own bans and restrictions for political advertising leading up to next month’s poll.

  • NCPO restrict social media and advertising in election campaign

    NCPO restrict social media and advertising in election campaign

    “Following the confirmation that Thailand’s much-postponed election would finally be held on 24 March – the first election since the military seized power in a bloodless coup in 2014 – the election commission released strict guidelines on political campaigning.” The world’s media is starting to report on the shackles put on political parties campaigning for the Thai general election, scheduled for March 24.

  • The 35 billion baht white elephant – Phuket’s light rail

    The 35 billion baht white elephant – Phuket’s light rail

    “About the only thing feasible in this rendering is the blue sky.” Spending 35 billion baht on infrastructure that few will use, is planned on the least useful route and will cause mayhem for a 3-5 year build time is a waste of money. The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) is currently chatting to the private sector and local administrative bodies to support Phuket’s planned light-rail/tram project. Firstly, where will it travel

  • Social media the key in the run up to the 2019 election

    Social media the key in the run up to the 2019 election

    “Newspapers, once the beneficiary of political advertising, will now be side-lined in favor of targeted social media in the lead up to this year’s election.” by Asina Pownwasin Your social media platforms are about to be filled with banter, arguments and lots of advertising. The topic? The forthcoming Thai election (when a date is eventually announced).

  • UPDATE: Second victim emerges in horrific Saraburi gang-rape

    UPDATE: Second victim emerges in horrific Saraburi gang-rape

    State agencies have become embroiled in a case in which an 11 year old schoolgirl (reported as 12 year old in yesterday’s news) is alleged to have been by gang-raped by five teenager last Sunday. The incident, that happed in Saraburi, has flared up after the girl’s father expressed concern that justice was not being served and that the accused had been allowed to go free

  • 72 year old fined 500 baht for blocking ambulance

    72 year old fined 500 baht for blocking ambulance

    by Preewadi Khunnaklad. PHOTO: The Nation A 72 year old white sedan driver, caught on camera as the person behind the wheel of a car blocking an ambulance on Sukhumvit Road in Chon Buri’s Muang district, has been fined 500 baht as he acknowledged the charge of driving in a manner to block traffic. Muang Chon Buri superintendent Pol Colonel Atinan Nuchanart says that Prawit Boonthaneepakorn, who was accompanied by his daughter and car owner, met the police superintendent to explain his side of the story on Thursday.

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    Cash for sea turtle eggs

    by Pratch Rujivanrom Cash for spotting sea turtle nests. That’s the promise from national parks officers along the Andaman coast who are offering cash rewards for anyone who discovers sea turtle nests and notifies park officers. The innovative scheme is another attempt to protect the local endangered species from extinction

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    “Customer is King” – Thai Airways union attacks first class pilots

    The Thai Airways International worker’s union has attacked two pilots for demanding first-class seats from passengers in a standoff drama that delayed an October 11 Zurich-Bangkok flight by two hours even as airline executives vowed to reform the national carrier.

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    Pet registration bill rethink after public outcry

    by Kornwaree Panyasuppakun A Bill approved by the Cabinet, making it mandatory to register dogs and cats, has ben derailed after pet lovers cried foul over the high fee for the registration documents, threatening to abandon their pets.

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    Surat Thani police issue arrest warrants for administrators of Samui website

    PHOTOS: Tourist Police Police this week say they wrapped up their investigation into the alleged rape case on Koh Tao involving the 19 year old female British backpacker. The conclusion – there is no evidence to substantiate the allegations of rape. They say without interviewing the UK tourist they have no report or evidence to indicate any wrong-doing