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Kindergartens or pre-schools are available for children aged four to seven years nationwide and they serve as preparation for elementary school

Thailand’s Pre-School May Become Compulsory Under New Charter

Kindergartens or pre-schools are available for children aged four to seven years nationwide and they serve as preparation for elementary school BANGKOK – Thailand’s Education Minister Adm Narong Pipatanasaihas said that the new charter could extend compulsory education to cover kindergarten years, to boost children’s competency from an early age. Speaking at an Office of […]

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Thailand’s Military Junta Tells U.S. to Mind its Own Business

W. Patrick Murphy, the US charge d’ affaires, leaves the Foreign Ministry after a meeting Wednesday with Deputy Minister Don Poramut. (Photo by Jiraporn Kuhakan)   BANGKOK- Thailand’s Military Led Government summoned the U.S. charge d’affairs, Patrick Murphy for talks on after US Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel roiled the junta during a visit […]

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Former PM Yingluck Shinawatra with US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel

Thailand’s Military Junta Invites Dr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul for Attitude Adjustment

Gen Prayuth Chan-o-cha ordered the NCPO to bring in Dr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul,   BANGKOK – Thailand’s Military Led National Council for Peace and Order has summoned Dr.Surapong Tovichakchaikul a key member of the Pheu Thai Party for talks after he alleged that the impeachment of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was politically motivated. Gen Prayuth […]

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Thailand’s Public Health Reports 30 Percent of Children Have Development Issues

30% of Thai children suffer delayed development BANGKOK – Dr Somsak Chunharas, deputy minister of public health dropped a bombshell about the state of our youngsters a few days after the whole country celebrated children as the future of the nation. Dr Somsak Chunharas said more than 30% of Thai children suffer delayed development at […]

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Ekapop, 23, was charged with insulting the Thai monarchy for a speech he made at a Redshirt rally in late 2013

Thailand’s Junta Slams United Nations Agency for Helping Lese Majeste Fugitive

“They haven’t given us any answer, so we can’t do anything about it, because we are not strong enough to fight the entire world,” Gen. Prayuth lamented.   BANGKOK – Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has sent a letter of protest to the United Nations’ refugee agency for reportedly helping a lese majeste suspect Ekapop […]

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Temperatures plunge in North and Northeast

Temperatures Plunge in Thailand’s North and Northeast

Temperatures plunge in North and Northeast   CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Meteorological Department has advised people in Chiang Rai and other northern provinces to keep warm as the weather will remain cold for many days. The high pressure system from China is extending across the northern part of Thailand and will bring the temperature down […]

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Four people, including the train driver, died and 20 others injured when a third class passenger train crashed into a ten wheel truck at a railway crossing in Khon Kaen province

Thailand’s State Railway Finally Approves Funding for Railway Crossing Barricades

Four people, including the train driver, died and 20 others injured when a third class passenger train crashed into a ten wheel truck at a railway crossing in Khon Kaen province. – Photo Thai PBS . . BANGKOK – Thailand’s State Railway (SRT) has finally approved a budget of around  Bt 400 million to construct […]

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Opinion: Venice Biennale spat could be just what Thailand’s art scene needs

Thai artist Tassananchalee Kamol. Image via Tassananchalee’s Facebook page. By Thitipol Panyalimpanun Looking at a newly finished abstract painting by highly respected Thai artist Kamol Tassananchalee, with a caption saying the artist will be representing Thailand at this year’s Venice Biennale, the Olympics of the art world, Thip Sae-tang raised a question on Facebook. Finding […]

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Thailand’s National Reform Council Recognizes “Third Gender” In New Constitution

Thai transsexual flight attendant Phuntakarn Sringern serves food during the first domestic flight  .  . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Military Appointed 250 Member National Reform Council drafting the New Constitution will include the term “Third Gender” for the first time, a member of a panel drafting a new charter said on Thursday, in a move to […]

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Gen. Anupong Paojinda

Severe Cold Winter Weather Concern of Thailand’s Interior Ministry

Children Getting Free Blankets in Chiang Rai   CHIANG RAI –  Gen. Anupong Paojinda, Minister of Interior for Thailand has ordered Chiang Rai Province and other related Northern and Northeastern Provinces to provide aid to the public affected from the cold weather and to come up with prevention measures for the upcoming hazardous cold weather. […]

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Many people have heard of Mike Tyson, the fearsome former heavyweight champion– but did as many people know he had a love for pigeons

Mike Tyson Confirms his Participation in Thailand’s International Pigeon Race

Many people have heard of Mike Tyson, the fearsome former heavyweight champion– but did as many people know he had a love for pigeons   BANGKOK – Mike Tyson, the former heavyweight world champion, has confirmed his desire to participate in the The Racing Pigeon International Association (RPIA) race in Thailand. Mike Tyson, has maintained, […]

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Ekapop, 23, was charged with insulting the Thai monarchy for a speech he made at a Redshirt rally in late 2013

Thailand’s Justice Minister Creating Express Lane for Lese Majeste Offenders

Thailand’s Deputy National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) Chief General Paiboon Koomchaya (C), NCPO legal adviser Wissanu Krea-ngam (L) and Pornphet Vichitcholchai, Chief Counsel of the National Peace Keeping Council, attend a news conference   BANGKOK – Thailand’s Minister of Justice General Paiboon Koomchaya has begun to set up a subcommittee to speed up […]

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Royal Thai Police Commissioner General Somyot Poompanmoung

Thailand’s National Police Chief Orders Police to Keep Quiet on Foreign Criminal Cases

Royal Thai Police Commissioner General Somyot Poompanmoung   BANGKOK – Thailand’s National Police Chief, Pol Gen Somyot Poompanmoung has ordered Police Offices Nationwide to information arrests of foreigners thought to be engaged in criminal activities secret because their cases can be sensitive. Pol Gen Somyot Poompanmoung’s order came in response to reports on Indian fugitive […]

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Thailand’s top-three cyber-threats identified

THE TOP three cyber-threats in Thailand this year will be online-banking malware, malware on mobile devices, and attacks on open-source vulnerabilities, according to Trend Micro. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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The deaths  included 2,610 civilians, 509 soldiers, 365 police officers, 138 teachers, 18 monks and 321 insurgents

3,961Deaths in Thailand’s Insurgency Plagued South

The deaths included 2,610 civilians, 509 soldiers, 365 police officers, 138 teachers, 18 monks and 321 insurgents  .  . YALA – Insurgency and unrest in Thailand’s Southern Provinces of Yala, Pattani, and Narathiwat and some districts of Songkhla have claimed the lives of more than 4,000 people throughout the past 11 years of violence. According […]

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