Jump to content
BANGKOK 16 February 2019 05:49
Sign in to follow this  
webfact

Thailand Live Monday 21 Jan 2019

Recommended Posts

TAT shows foreign visitors by the numbers

By The Nation

 

69c7314a684a70a39ca1463f27db87fd.jpg

 

The Tourism Authority of Thailand published a breakdown of 2018 visitors by nationality on the Facebook page of its Intelligence Centre on Saturday night, with Chinese leading the tally, to no one’s surprise.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079625-tat-shows-foreign-visitors-by-the-numbers/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Get tough on diesel, vehicle numbers to tackle smog, experts urge

By WICHIT CHAITRONG 
THE NATION

 

f72fc862424fa9afd25d560c949c1703.jpeg

 

THE SEVERITY of Bangkok’s air pollution suggests that the national government’s pursuit of a “low-carbon economy” has fallen short of needs, say experts, who recommend higher taxes on “dirty fuel” and a reduction in the number of vehicles on city streets.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079626-get-tough-on-diesel-vehicle-numbers-to-tackle-smog-experts-urge/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Why Suthep, Prayut slowly drifted apart

By SOMROUTAI SAPSOMBOON 
THE NATION

 

12cd5fdf14db4dd68f76e94b1d3bd8c7.jpeg

Suthep Thaugsuban

 

Once a staunch supporter of junta chief, ex-democrat now cooling off on backing prime minister’s return at govt helm.

 

VETERAN POLITICIAN Suthep Thaugsuban, once a staunch supporter of General Prayut Chan-o-cha, appears to be viewing the junta chief differently now, compared to the days when they were “friends in arms”.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079627-why-suthep-prayut-slowly-drifted-apart/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Two arrested in crackdown on transnational drug ring

By Kornkamon Aksorndech 
The Nation

 

7472ae099d3a76c12379f974943c92c1.jpeg

 

A Canadian man and his Thai male accomplice have been arrested in a joint operation to crack down on a transnational drug trafficking ring that tried to smuggle heroin hidden in automobile shock absorbers into Australia, Niyom Termsrisuk secretary-general of the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB), told a press conference in Bangkok on Sunday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079628-canadian-man-and-thai-accomplice-arrested-in-thai-australian-drug-bust/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Poll shows people worried elections may not even be held

By The Nation

 

7eb43f8007ddfc84f7dfef3b3e9e5a0e.jpeg

file photo

 

Since relevant agencies have failed to publish the electoral Royal Decree to announce a date for the national elections, uncertainty over whether the vote will even be held has become a top concern, a Suan Dusit poll learned recently. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079629-suan-dusit-poll-shows-people-worried-elections-may-not-even-be-held/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just mediating will not help end to domestic violence, say experts

By CHULARAT SAENGPASSA 
THE NATION

 

69c1caaaeebe463ac3bf78cd09fc98d8.jpeg

File photo

 

THE NUMBER of reported domestic-violence victims has risen by an alarming rate in the first half of this month, compared to the same period a year later, according to the Women and Men Progressive Movement Foundation (WMP).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079632-just-mediating-will-not-help-end-to-domestic-violence-say-experts/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

REPORT: Changes give forest protection centre more authority, ease in identifying encroachers

By PIYAPORN WONGRUANG 
THE NATION

 

5389c0922666fb06000bf4c1ffae31ef-sld.jpe

Natural Resources and Environment Minister General Surasak Karnjanarat presides over the opening of a new regional forest protecting operation centre in Lampang province last week.

 

CHEEWAPAP Cheewatham recently stepped down as leader of Thailand’s most powerful forest suppression taskforce, Phaya Prai, after nearly five years at the helm.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079633-report-changes-give-forest-protection-centre-more-authority-ease-in-identifying-encroachers/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

BOT tipped to hold rate at 1.75% throughout year amid low inflation

By PHUWIT LIMVIPHUWAT 
THE NATION

 

7b51aa8c157f480f96f618e5857cc78b.jpeg

 

THE BANK OF Thailand (BOT) will hold the policy interest rate at 1.75 per cent throughout 2019, Tada Phutthitada, president of the Thai Bond Market Association (ThaiBMA), predicted last week.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079634-bot-tipped-to-hold-rate-at-175-throughout-year-amid-low-inflation/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Belarusian ‘Anastasia’ will be in Moscow detention another 3 days

By The Thaiger

 

merlin_136966839_168bb1ac-ae1c-487d-a9d8

 

Anastasia Vashukevich, aka. Nastya Rybka, the Belarusian model/sex-educator/Instagramer who spent a year in a Thai jail awaiting last week’s Court case, and was then deported, remains in a Moscow jail as of last night after the presiding judge decided to extend her detention by 72 hours.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079635-belarusian-‘anastasia’-will-be-in-moscow-detention-another-3-days/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bus fare hike? What bus fare hike?

By The Nation

 

4f477f9748837f13a991e78eb0cd7762.jpeg

File photo

 

A Bangkok survey has found that many residents are unaware about the Bt1-Bt2 bus-fare hike coming into effect on Monday and that most of those who do know are worried about another increase in the cost of living.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079637-bus-fare-hike-what-bus-fare-hike/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Chinese tourist drowns in Koh Samet

By Achara Wisetsri 
The Nation

 

dcfac1562705caf6692afa8029cbda48.jpeg

 

A 58-year-old Chinese tourist, who was battered by waves in the sea off Koh Samet’s Haad Sai Kaew Beach in Rayong province on Saturday afternoon, died while being transported to a Muang district hospital.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1079638-chinese-tourist-drowns-in-koh-samet/

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...