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Thailand Live Sunday 17 Nov 2019

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The week that was in Thailand news: Thai news - a never ending "Amazing Thailand" click-a-thon!

 

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I know I'm biased as a paid employee of Thaivisa but I think some of the best, most unbelievable and most newsworthy stories in the world come out of Thailand. And here at Thaivisa - with the help of Thai language newshounds on the ground - we are bringing the best daily coverage in English right to your computer, right to the palm of your hand. In double quick time too.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134309-the-week-that-was-in-thailand-news-thai-news-a-never-ending-amazing-thailand-click-a-thon/ 

 

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Price-cutting not on agenda as THAI seeks turnaround in fortunes

By THE NATION

 

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National flagship carrier Thai Airways International (THAI) will avoid a heavy price-cutting strategy to be competitive next year but will instead focus on building a solid customer base and tap specific segments, airline president Sumeth Damrongchaitham said.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134362-price-cutting-not-on-agenda-as-thai-seeks-turnaround-in-fortunes/

 

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AOT to spend Bt393 billion on expansion of six airports

By THE NATION

 

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Airports of Thailand (AOT) will spend Bt393 billion on the expansion of six airports as part of its investment plan for 2017-33, the company’s president, Nitinai Sirismatthakarn, said.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134363-aot-to-spend-bt393-billion-on-expansion-of-six-airports/

 

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Schools seen playing important role in curbing rapid rise in diabetes

By THE NATION

 

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There has been a 27 per cent increase in diabetes among Thai youth but the efforts of Sweet Enough Network in Saraburi province have been successful in reducing sugar consumption in schools in the province to eight teaspoons per day.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134364-schools-seen-playing-important-role-in-curbing-rapid-rise-in-diabetes/

 

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Agriculture department clamps down on unregistered fertilisers, pesticides

By THE NATION

 

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After receiving numerous complaints from farmers about bio herbicides and pesticides being sold and distributed through online channels, the Department of Agriculture (DOA) is collaborating with the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) in inspecting where the products are made.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134365-agriculture-department-clamps-down-on-unregistered-fertilisers-pesticides/

 

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Thanathorn suspects 'political motivation' in media ownership case

By THE NATION

 

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Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit

 

With a verdict looming next week in the case over his alleged media ownership, Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, on Friday (November 15), clarified on some issues through his Facebook fanpage.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134366-thanathorn-suspects-political-motivation-in-media-ownership-case/

 

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Prayut wins vote of confidence from majority of Thais: Super Poll

By THE NATION

 

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The majority of Thai people have expressed confidence in the government of Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, according to a survey by Super Poll Research Centre.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134367-prayut-wins-vote-of-confidence-from-majority-of-thais-super-poll/

 

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Police raid Sukhumvit pub, seize 60 hookahs

By THE NATION

 

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Police raided a pub on Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Road and seized a huge number of hookahs, Pol Maj-General Prasit Chaloemwutthisak, secretary-general of The Consumer Protection Board, announced on Saturday (November 16).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134368-police-raid-sukhumvit-pub-seize-60-hookahs/

 

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Thousands of police to be deployed for pope’s visit

By The Nation

 

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Some 6,000 police officers from the Metropolitan Police Bureau and Provincial Police Region 7 will be deployed to facilitate movement of traffic and provide security during Pope Francis’s three-day visit to Thailand. The pope arrives on November 20.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134369-thousands-of-police-to-be-deployed-for-pope’s-visit/

 

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Gritty Ratchanok enters Hong Kong Open final

By The Nation

 

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Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in action during the women's singles quarter-finals against Nozomi Okuhara of Japan on day four of the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong Coliseum on November 15, 2019 in Hong Kong. (Photo by Yu Chun Christopher Wong/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images)

 

Thai badminton ace Ratchanok Intanon stormed into the final of the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open, following a hard-fought win against the second-seeded Akane Yamaguchi in the semi-final.

 

Source: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134370-gritty-ratchanok-enters-hong-kong-open-final/

 

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World’s top athletes sign up for Laguna Phuket Triathlon

By THE NATION

 

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The Race of Legends returns next week with a strong pro athlete line up vying for US$20,000 (Bt605,500) prize purse on November 24 in Phuket. Headlining this year’s pro field is Michael Raelert (Germany) who holds three-peat LPT Championship (2015-2017).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134371-world’s-top-athletes-sign-up-for-laguna-phuket-triathlon/

 

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Catholic devotees in Thailand join choir for visit of Pope Francis

By Juarawee Kittisilpa

 

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Pope Francis waves as he arrives for the weekly general audience at the Vatican, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A choir formed of Catholic devotees training to join the church in Thailand were rehearsing on Saturday ahead of the visit of Pope Francis next week.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134373-catholic-devotees-in-thailand-join-choir-for-visit-of-pope-francis/

 

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Iran's protests against gasoline price hike turn political: media

By Parisa Hafezi

 

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People protest against increased gas price, on a highway in Tehran, Iran November 16, 2019. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

 

DUBAI (Reuters) - Riot police and security forces clashed with demonstrators in Tehran and dozens of cities across Iran on Saturday, Iranian news agencies and social media said, as protests against a rise in gasoline prices turned political.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134374-irans-protests-against-gasoline-price-hike-turn-political-media/

 

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Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

By Dominique Vidalon

 

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Protesters attend a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the "yellow vests" movement in Paris, France, November 16, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

 

PARIS (Reuters) - Demonstrators torched cars and pelted police with stones and bottles and police fired tear gas and water cannon in Paris on Saturday as rallies to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government "yellow vest" demonstrations erupted into violence.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134376-paris-police-use-tear-gas-water-cannon-on-yellow-vest-protests-anniversary/

 

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U.N. warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control' as death toll mounts

By Daniel Ramos

 

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Riot police officers are seen in Sacaba, on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia, November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Danilo Balderrama

 

LA PAZ (Reuters) - The United Nations warned on Saturday violence in Bolivia could "spin out of control" following recent skirmishes between security forces and coca farmers loyal to ousted President Evo Morales that have left nine dead.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1134377-un-warns-bolivia-crisis-could-spin-out-of-control-as-death-toll-mounts/

 

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