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Thai first quarter GDP rises 2.8% year-on-year, slowest pace in more than four years

 

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FILE PHOTO: A view of Chao Phraya river in Bangkok, Thailand August 30, 2016. Picture taken August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's trade-dependent economy grew less than expected and at its slowest annual pace in more than four years in the first quarter, due mainly to softer exports.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101898-thai-first-quarter-gdp-rises-28-year-on-year-slowest-pace-in-more-than-four-years/

 

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Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress

By Sarah N. Lynch, David Morgan and Steve Holland

 

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FILE PHOTO: White House counsel Don Mcgahn listens to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101905-trump tells-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahn-not-to-appear-before-congress/

 

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Vietnamese, Thai arrested with exotic Lao birds bound for Chatuchak Market

By The Nation

 

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Nation TV

 

A Vietnamese man and his Thai helper were arrested in Nakhon Phanom on Monday night while allegedly trying to smuggle a cache of exotic birds from Laos.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101907-nakhon-phanom-vietnamese-thai-arrested-with-exotic-lao-birds-bound-for-chatuchak-market/

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Manhunt launched after two killed in Bangkok shophouse fire

By The Nation

 

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A bedridden woman, 67, and a 60-year-old man were killed when a fire engulfed a shophouse modified to provide rented rooms in Bangkok’s Phra Nakhon district early on Tuesday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101910-manhunt-launched-after-two-killed-in-bangkok-shophouse-fire/

 

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Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests

By Mark Hosenball

 

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he departs for a campaign rally from the White House in Washington, U.S., May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to Tehran were behind a rocket attack in Baghdad's Green Zone.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101911-trump-us-will-respond-with-great-force-if-iran-attacks-interests/

 

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Yala’s authorities watching out for untoward incidents during Ramadan season

 

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YALA, 21st May 2019 (NNT) - Yala’s authorities have implemented security measures during the Ramadan season in the southern border province by setting up road checkpoints for persons and vehicles to prevent unrest and raise public confidence.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101916-yala’s-authorities-watching-out-for-untoward-incidents-during-ramadan-season/

 

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Thailand, Taiwan to hold "Two Wheels Asia 2019"

 

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BANGKOK, 21st May 2019 (NNT) - Thailand and Taiwan are jointly organizing "Two Wheels Asia 2019", an international exhibition and conference of the motorcycle, electric bike and bicycle industry. The event is aimed at promoting Thailand’s industrial sector and strengthening the country’s competitiveness in the global market.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101917-thailand-taiwan-to-hold-two-wheels-asia-2019/

 

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Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, who survived fiery crash, dies

 By Francois Murphy and Alan Baldwin

 

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FILE PHOTO: Niki Lauda, President of Niki low cost airline and former World Champion Formula One driver, poses during a press conference for the launch of a daily air link between Nice and Vienna at Nice International airport, southeastern France, March 19, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

 

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, whose comeback from a near-fatal crash made him a global symbol of resilience and determination, has died at the age of 70.

 

full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101890-former-f1-champion niki-lauda dead-at-70/?do=findComment&comment=14163076

 

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Robber impersonates police officer, threatens woman at gunpoint

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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Police at the scene on Saturday. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: Phuket City Police are hunting a man who claimed to be a policeman and threatened a woman with a handgun in Koh Kaew on Saturday evening (May 18) to rob her of cash and valuables.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101929-robber-impersonates-police-officer-threatens-woman-at-gunpoint/

 

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Tragic Phoenix goes up for auction

By The Nation

 

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The double-decker cruise boat Phoenix, which sank off Phuket last July killing 47 Chinese tourists, is among 48 items that the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) will auction off on Wednesday at its head office in Bangkok.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101956-tragic-phoenix-goes-up-for-auction/

 

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Woman killed, nine people injured in seven-vehicle pileup that covered road with catfish in Nakhon Si Thammarat

By The Nation

 

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A woman was killed and nine other people injured in a pileup involving four pick-up trucks, a sedan and two motorcycles on a road in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Tuesday morning, police said.

 

Source:  https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1101959-woman-killed-nine-people-injured-in-seven-vehicle-pileup-that-covered-road-with-catfish-in-nakhon-si-thammarat/

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