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  • Lao woman arested for ‘trafficking 14-year-old’ in bar raid
    on June 3, 2023 at 5:23 am

    A 35-year-old Lao woman was arrested and charged with allegedly luring a 14-year-old girl into the flesh trade during a raid on a karaoke bar in Muang district of Narathiwat province on Friday night.

  • Ploughing through history in Phetchaburi
    on June 3, 2023 at 3:30 am

    We reflect on the origins of the ploughing ceremony in Phetchaburi province and emphasise the importance of preserving this local wisdom for a sustainable future. (Video: Jetjaras Na Ranong)

  • Online scammers tout child modelling jobs
    on June 3, 2023 at 3:26 am

    The Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) is warning parents about child-modelling scams on Facebook after victims lodged complaints alleging they are a hook to sell things.

  • Indian train crash death toll rises to 288
    on June 3, 2023 at 2:14 am

    BALASORE, India: At least 288 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in a three-train collision, India’s deadliest rail accident in more than 20 years, officials said on Saturday.

  • RID to fill reservoir to offset El Nino effect
    on June 3, 2023 at 1:28 am

    RAYONG: The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) is planning to fill the Prasae Reservoir with water to anticipate a possible worsening dry spell in the Eastern region this month.

  • Biden hails averting ‘catastrophic’ default in Oval Office speech
    on June 3, 2023 at 12:45 am

    WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden told Americans on Friday in a rare Oval Office address that the debt ceiling bill passed by Congress after weeks of wrangling saved the country from “economic collapse.”

  • Partial Pink Line launch urged as traffic worsens
    on June 3, 2023 at 12:02 am

    The Department of Rail Transport (DRT) is urging the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) to partially launch the main routes of the Pink Line monorail in a bid to ease traffic congestion.

  • Drones fly medicine 12km to island hospital
    on June 2, 2023 at 11:39 pm

    The Public Health Ministry successfully used drones to fly a 12-kilometre journey across the sea to deliver medicine to a hospital on Koh Puyu in Satun province.

  • Ex-EC official throws light on Pita issue
    on June 2, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    The outcome of a probe into Move Forward Party (MFP) leader Pita Limjaroenrat’s alleged ineligibility to contest the elections will not impact his approval of MFP election candidates, according to a former election official.

  • Highway cops to report on bribery
    on June 2, 2023 at 10:36 pm

    All sub-divisions of the Highway Police Division (HPD) were instructed on Friday to submit reports about any cases of highway lorry bribery occurring in their precincts within five days.