Publication: Bangkok Post

First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 3 reports

Former MPs hit back at fund block

Former Pheu Thai MP for Maha Sarakham, Kusumalwati Sirikomut, yesterday said the NCPO lacked the required information when it decided to suspend the payments.She thinks the regime's decision might be biased against politicians.''If that is the case, it ... [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 2 reports

BMA delays vendors’ move

City Hall has set Aug 31 as the new deadline for street vendors to vacate pavements around Tha Tian and Tha Chang after sellers requested a delay.The vendors, who are illegally occupying footpaths, were originally told they had to leave before Monday, ... [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 43 mins ago - 2 reports

Nation on track for faster rail

Currently all of Thailand’s trains run on one-metre wide rails and the six dual-track projects were needed to increase the speed with which goods and people are transported along these key routes in the immediate future.But in the long run the new 1.435-metre ... [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 2 reports

Prayuth set to finalise NLA list

NCPO deputy chief Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew, second from right, speaks to officials during his visit to parliament yesterday. The list of National Legislative Assembly (NLA) members is expected to receive royal endorsement next week and the NLA will ... [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

Two nabbed over missing rice stockpile

Two businessmen were arrested yesterday for their alleged involvement in the disappearance of 98,000 rice sacks which went missing from a warehouse in Pathum Thani.Kittipong Saenwarangkul, 37, and Thirasak Saenwarangkul, 42,who are brothers, were arrested ... [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

Corn farms ‘threaten’ forests

Conservation group the Seub Nakhasathien Foundation has expressed concern over the rapid expansion of maize farms invading the Western Forest Complex.Secretary-general Sasin Chalermlarp yesterday told the Bangkok Post the rapid expansion of corn farms ... [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

Girl, aged 5, made to eat own vomit

A five-year-old girl forced to eat her own vomit and allegedly locked in a dog cage by her aunt has been taken into care by the Social Development and Human Security Ministry.Yanee Lertkrai, director-general of the Social Development and Welfare Department, ... [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

Cops net 7 suspects in foreigner blitz

Police have arrested seven French, Hungarian, Italian and Taiwanese suspects who fled to Thailand after allegedly committing crimes ranging from drug trafficking to fraud and murder.Drug trafficking suspects are taken before reporters at the Immigration ... [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

PACC seeks new master in graft fight

The Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) has proposed legal amendments to transfer itself from the Justice Ministry's supervision to come under the Prime Minister's Office.PACC secretary-general Prayong Preeyajit yesterday said he proposed ... [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

General held in Patpong bust

The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) and the military detained an army general and four civilians in a sting operation yesterday for allegedly extorting money from vendors at Patpong, Bangkok's best known night entertainment strip on Silom Road.The so-called ... [Published Bangkok Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Barclays first-half net profit soars 68% amid restructuring

Barclays said Wednesday that first-half net profits surged 68 percent, despite a poor performance at its investment banking divisionEarnings after taxation surged to pound sterling1.13 billion ($1.9 billion, 1.4 billion euros) in the six months to June, ... [Published Bangkok Post - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Japanese vow to stay put

The Thai economy is projected to perform better in the latter half as the political situation has eased, said Setsuo Iuchi, president of the Japan External Trade Organization in Bangkok and Jetro's chief representative for Asean and South Asia.Exports ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 30 2014]

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"If that is the case, it will be cruel for former MPs to be denied their own money" she said, adding that politicians work for the public good without any welfare benefits
"All vendors understand the city’s need to keep order along footpaths," he said. "But I still want the city to make street selling and footpaths co-exist."
"We are most concerned about heavy chemical contamination of the creek that is used by wildlife. Planting maize uses larges amounts of fertiliser and pesticide. That might contaminate the fertile areas with chemicals,” he said."
"Police deepened their probe into this rice fraud case and continued hunting for more suspects after the investigation found they work as a network" he said

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Former MPs hit back at fund block [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
Nation on track for faster rail [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
Girl, aged 5, made to eat own vomit [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
BMA delays vendors’ move [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
Corn farms ‘threaten’ forests [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
Two nabbed over missing rice stockpile [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
Judge fines ex-airport car park firm [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
PACC seeks new master in graft fight [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
Cops net 7 suspects in foreigner blitz [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
Prayuth set to finalise NLA list [Published Bangkok Post - 43 mins ago]
General held in Patpong bust [Published Bangkok Post - 1 hour ago]
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