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Thai League 1 Review – Brazilian scores 5 goals for Chonburi in 12 goal thriller!

 

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Each week ex-England and Spurs International Gary Stevens speaks to Jonathan Fairfield to review Thailand’s Football League 1 matches via the Dan about Thailand podcast service.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096774-thai-league-1-review-–-brazilian-scores-5-goals-for-chonburi-in-12-goal-thriller/

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British national and five Burmese arrested in Krabi over working illegally

By Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

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Koh Phi Phi Police have been cracking down on illegal workers on the island’s and have arrested a British national along with five Burmese yesterday in Krabi.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096839-british-national-and-five-burmese-arrested-in-krabi-over-working-illegally/

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Thailand says 'making progress' with high-speed Thai-Chinese railway

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat and Panu Wongcha-um

 

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's government said it is "making progress" with the much-delayed high-speed Thai-Chinese rail line that is to link Thailand, Laos and China, as the three countries prepared to ink another agreement this week at Beijing's Belt and Road summit.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096853-thailand-says-making-progress-with-high-speed-thai-chinese-railway/

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Why the Chinese are infinitely more important than Western tourists to Thailand

By Dan Cheeseman

 

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We need to wake up and smell the roses, us Westerners are no longer an important group for the Thailand tourism industry – in fact, we are what you would call ‘niche’ – and with good reason.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096818-why-the-chinese-are-infinitely-more-important-than-western tourists to-thailand/

 

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Theft charge against Briton ‘justified’ but dropped to let him fly home

By The Nation

 

 

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Police are defending their decision to charge a Briton with theft of a mobile phone at Chiang Mai International airport, despite his insistence that he intended to return it to its owner.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096874-theft-charge-against-briton-‘justified’ but-dropped-to-let-him-fly-home/

 

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Thanathorn faces more legal hurdles

By The Nation

 

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Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is likely to face another legal problem for allegedly endorsing a party candidate who contested the March 24 election despite being unqualified.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096876-thanathorn-faces-more-legal-hurdles/

 

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PM calls for more domestic spending as ministry readies stimulus measures

By The Nation

 

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The government has yet to finalise details of its measures to stimulate the economy, including the plan to hand out Bt1,500 for people to travel to second-tier cities, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096877-pm-prayut-calls-for-more-domestic-spending-as-ministry-readies-stimulus-measures/

 

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Charter court rejects EC petition on seat method

By The Nation

 

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Twenty-one small political parties, grouped under the banner of “United for Nation Building” and led by Power of Faith Party leader General Anant Boonrampai, third from left, meet outside the Constitutional Court yesterday

 

The Constitutional Court yesterday rejected a petition by the Election Commission (EC) seeking its ruling on the method of calculating and allocating party-list seats.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096878-charter-court-rejects-ec-petition-on-seat-method/

 

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Education Ministry spends Bt10m to study labour market

By The Nation

 

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THE government has decided to spend Bt10 million on a study to pinpoint the labour market’s needs, boost employment and find a way to help youngsters choose a suitable career path.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096879-education-ministry-spends-bt10m-to-study-labour-market/

 

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Weed-laced Thai sweets heading to 30 US states

By PUANGCHOMPOO PRASERT 
THE NATION 

 

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Gamhom Nalanchang, alias Kanja Witch, right, and former Miss Thailand World title holder Chanakarn Chaisri, present traditional Thai sweets at a press conference in Ramkhamhaeng University yesterday.

 

Desserts created by former beauty queen expected to earn over$1 million a month.

 

MARIJUANA-LACED Thai sweets will soon make their way to Las Vegas and many other parts of the United States where the consumption of cannabis for recreation is allowed. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096882-weed-laced-thai-sweets-heading-to-30-us-states/

 

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Nine get 10 years for luring students to join unlicensed university

By KESINEE TANGKHIEO 
THE NATION 

 

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THE CRIMINAL Court yesterday sentenced nine defendants, some of whom are PhD holders, to 10 years in prison for luring students to enrol in the unlicensed World Peace University (WPU) and other related offences.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096883-nine-get-10-years-for-luring-students-to-join-unlicensed-university/

 

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New government must not repeat old failing in far South 

By The Nation

 

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Success of peace process depends on continuity, not fresh face
 

As the country awaits the formation of a new government and something at least resembling democracy, peace in the conflict-plagued far South remains as far away as ever.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096886-new-government-must-not-repeat-old-failing-in-far-south /

 

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World Bank puts Thailand’s 2019 GDP growth at 3.8 percent 

 

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The World Bank has cut Thailand’s growth rate projection this year to 3.8% from 3.9% compared to last year’s 4.1% GDP due to export growth slowing to 5.7% from last year’s 5.9%.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096887-world-bank-puts-thailand’s-2019-gdp-growth-at-38-percent /

 

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Admirers hope Piyabutr is not “too fast to live” kind

 

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Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, secretary-general of the Future Forward Party, is travelling at the speed of light politically. A virtual nobody last year, he has come under a major media spotlight along with his party’s leader, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, following Future Forward’s stellar performance in the March 24 general election amid a massive “new generation” fever.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1096888-admirers-hope-piyabutr-is-not-“too-fast-to-live”-kind/

 

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