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TV Host’s Career In Ruins After Assault On Motorcyclist

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TV Host’s Career In Ruins After Assault On Motorcyclist

A ONCE-PROMISING entertainer’s dreams are falling apart – following his physical assault on a motorcyclist. Acharanat “Nott” Ariyaritwiko, 28, said yesterday that he was just protecting his dream after a video went viral on social media. It showed him repeatedly punching motorcyclist Kittisak Singto. He said owning the yellow Mini had been his dream since…

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Mahouts And Elephants Pay Their Respects To His Majesty

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Mahouts And Elephants Pay Their Respects To His Majesty

Two hundred mahouts accompanied by 11 elephants paid their respects to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace on Tuesday . The elephants had travelled by truck from Ayutthaya to the Grand Palace. They then walked from the nearby Territorial Defence Command to the area in front of the Defence Ministry…

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The Comment Criminals, Normal Service Resumed.

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The  Comment Criminals, Normal Service Resumed.

  Firstly, Buriram Times apologise if the site was slow yesterday our Servers experienced some networking issues but we appear to be back up to normal speed now. Initially we thought the site speed might be down to the website being inundated with spam comments. We don’t believe that to be the case now but…

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Bomb Alert Still In Force In Bangkok

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Bomb Alert Still In Force In Bangkok

The deputy prime minister has confirmed that a car bomb warning is still in force for the inner Bangkok business district of Sathon. However he insisted security units are fully prepared to meet the threat. He added that security authorities were doing their best to prevent such an attack, and there was no need for…

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Thousands Gather In London’s Trafalgar Square To Honour The King

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Thousands Gather In London’s Trafalgar Square To Honour The King

Over 5,000 people from Thailand and all over the United Kingdom gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square to sing the Thai Royal Anthem and pay respects to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej who passed away on October 13. The occasion was hosted by Samaggi Samagom, the Thai UK Students’ Association and various Thai groups and individuals…

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Buriram Ex-Pats Concern Over Exchange Rates

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Buriram Ex-Pats Concern Over Exchange Rates

One of the main topics of discussion over the past few weeks amongst the local ex-pats has been the exchange rates, as a great number of foreign nationals depend on their pensions and have suddenly found that their income is not what it was a few months ago. The Euro had been struggling for some…

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Luxury New Carriages Come Into Service On Buriram Railway Route

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Luxury New Carriages Come Into Service On Buriram Railway Route

The State Railway of Thailand’s (SRT) new passenger carriages will be put into service on two of the four long-haul routes on Nov 11, and reservations are now open. The SRT governor has stated that the carriages would be fixed to trains operating the Bangkok-Chiang Mai route and Bangkok-Ubon Ratchathani which passes through Buriram. The…

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Government And Google Have Blocked “Inappropiate” Web Sites

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Government And Google Have Blocked “Inappropiate” Web Sites

Around 100 web addresses on the popular video-sharing site YouTube have been blocked over the past four days for insulting the monarchy, the result of what the government is calling a “joint blocking effort” with Google. A further 380 web addresses, or URLs, on the site, run by a subsidiary of Google, are in the…

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Lucky Escape At Buriram’s Chang Roundabout

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Lucky Escape At Buriram’s Chang Roundabout

  A number of people had a lucky escape today (Sunday) when a large lorry overturned at the Chang roundabout. Fortunately, it was in the inside lane and it turned over on its left-side. This meant its load of sand and building bricks fell away from traffic in the other lane. The accident occurred sometime…

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Thailand Minimum Wage To Rise By 10 Baht A Day

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Thailand Minimum Wage To Rise By 10 Baht A Day

It has been proposed that the minimum wage which is currently 300 baht a day be raised by up to 10 baht a day, effective from January 1. 2017 The proposal states that there should be a variation between provinces with eight provinces not getting an increase and will remain at 300 baht a day,…

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