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Driver Loses Head, 34 Injured After Bus Smashes Into Truck In Saraburi

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Driver Loses Head, 34 Injured After Bus Smashes Into Truck In Saraburi

  Driver loses head, 34 injured after bus smashes into truck in Saraburi A tour bus from Bangkok, travelling to Ubon Ratchathani in the northeast, has collided into the rear end of a ten-wheel truck in Saraburi around midnight last night. The tour bus driver was beheaded from the impact of the collision while 34…

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From Moto GP To Weed Fest, Buriram Leads The Way

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From Moto GP To Weed Fest, Buriram Leads The Way

  From Moto GP to Weed Fest, Buriram leads the way They pulled off the MotoGP event with flair and great organisation. Now Buriram is bracing for a very different crowd heading for the next big event. Taking advantage of the new liberalisation of laws governing marijuana and cannabis, the north-east festival hopes to bring…

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Dengue Fever: Fears Of Epidemic As Four Times As Many Cases Reported In Thailand

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Dengue Fever: Fears Of Epidemic As Four Times As Many Cases Reported In Thailand

  Dengue fever: Fears of epidemic as four times as many cases reported in Thailand Hospitals nationwide have been ordered to set up emergency facilities to deal with a worrying rise in cases of dengue fever since the start of the year. In January there were four times as many cases of the disease as…

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British Man Released On Bail In Thailand Over Theft Of Mobile Phone

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British Man Released On Bail In Thailand Over Theft Of Mobile Phone

  British Man Released On Bail Ii Thailand Over Theft Of Mobile Phone A man from Broadstone who was imprisoned in Thailand has been released on bail after he was arrested in connection with the theft of a mobile phone. Former Poole Grammar School student Chris Dodd had been travelling across Asia but was jailed…

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Carnage Continues On Thai Roads: 3,175 Reported Dead At The Scene Since The Start Of 2019

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Carnage Continues On Thai Roads: 3,175 Reported Dead At The Scene Since The Start Of 2019

  Carnage continues on Thai roads: 3,175 reported dead at the scene since the start of 2019 Daily News continued their campaign to report daily on the carnage on the Thai roads. They are trying to raise awareness and improve driving on what are some of the most dangerous roads in the world.    …

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Prawit Orders Review Of Speeds On Intercity And Rural Roads

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Prawit Orders Review Of Speeds On Intercity And Rural Roads

  Prawit orders review of speeds on intercity and rural roads Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed police and related agencies to review and set appropriate speed limits for various vehicle types on intercity motorways and rural roads in order to boost road safety and reduce accidents. Prawit, who is…

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EC Urged To Allow International Monitoring Of Election

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EC Urged To Allow International Monitoring Of Election

EC urged to allow international monitoring of election Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) has been urged to speed up its approval of requests from international organizations to send observers to monitor the upcoming general election. Mr. Aekkapant Pinthavanich, director of the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies at Mahidol University, said today that the election…

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Motorbike Rider Killed After SUV Runs Red Light In Koh Kaew, Phuket

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Motorbike Rider Killed After SUV Runs Red Light In Koh Kaew, Phuket

Motorbike Rider killed after SUV runs red light in Koh Kaew, Phuket A motorbike driver has died after he collided with an SUV that ran a red light in Koh Kaew last night. The Phuket City Police report that they were notified of the incident at 8pm at a Koh Kaew intersection. Police and emergency…

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‘Careless’ Dutch Official Led To Dutchman’s 75-year Sentence In Thailand

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‘Careless’ Dutch Official Led To Dutchman’s 75-year Sentence In Thailand

‘Careless’ Dutch official led to Dutchman’s 75-year sentence in Thailand The Dutch state was ‘careless’ in its investigation into a Dutch cannabis cafe owner who moved to Thailand, which eventually led to the man being jailed for 75 years, the national ombudsman said on Monday. Johan van Laarhoven, who ran several cannabis cafes, or coffee…

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Poll: Banning Alcohol At Songkran A Good Idea “To Preserve Beautiful Thai Culture”

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Poll: Banning Alcohol At Songkran A Good Idea “To Preserve Beautiful Thai Culture”

Poll: Banning alcohol at Songkran a good idea “to preserve beautiful Thai culture” Anti-alcohol activists have been buoyed by a poll and still hope to persuade the government to ban drinking on April 13th. This day is one of the main days of the traditional Thai New Year when cultural events are held. Thai PBS…

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