Samut Prakan

Type: City
Name: Samut Prakan
Country: Thailand
Latitude: 13.61
Longitude: 100.610001
population: 388,921
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Directorate chiefs get promotions

The extra army districts are to handle increased responsibilities which include ensuring peace and order at the next general election.Permanent secretary for defence Surasak Kanchanarat, in his capacity as defence minister, yesterday chaired a meeting ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Infrastructure budget near [Bangkok Post, Thailand :: ]

July 22--The Budget Bureau plans to earmark tens of billions of baht in the fiscal 2015 budget for infrastructure project investment.Director Somsak Chotrattanasiri said the total investment value of infrastructure development is uncertain, but dual track ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Complaint centre to get boost

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) wants state officials to step up efforts to handle complaints through the Interior Ministry’s Damrong Tham Centre.NCPO chief Prayuth Chan-ocha hopes the centre — hotline 1567 — can be made more efficient ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mai ben lai attitude keeps us

Re: "Justification for coup goes beyond the obvious explanations", letter, July 19. Songdej Praditsmanont quoted Anand Panyarachun as saying that the coup is all right so long as it doesn't "stay too long". If that is valid, then .....It's okay to park ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Dead mice found in rice stores

Ayutthaya: Rice inspectors found dead mice and pigeons in stores of pledged rice in two warehouses in Ayutthaya's Wang Noi district Wednesday.With rice strewn everywhere, investigators probe sacks and samples at one of two Ayutthaya warehouses, where ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Envoys back labour reforms

Envoys from three neighbouring countries yesterday expressed their appreciation for migrant labour regulation policies launched by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).The labour regulations were implemented alongside the establishment of one-stop ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

One-stop registration service centre for migrant workers opens in Samut Prakan

SAMUT PRAKAN, July 7 -- A one-stop service centre for the registration of foreign workers opened in the central provice of Samut Prakan, 30 kilometers southeast of Bangkok, on Monday, with ambassadors from three neighbouring countries invited to witness ... [Published MCOT - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

More centres for foreign workers

The centres will issue temporary work permits which allow 60-day stays for labourers from Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia until permanent documents can be processed, said Wibul Sanguanpong, the ministry's permanent secretary.The centres will be located at ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Some of our politicians need to accept electoral defeats

Coup supporters slam the US and the EU for "meddling" in our internal affairs, and for not understanding the "complexities" and "culture" of Thai politics. They insist that a coup is essential for democracy, more essential than an election. The junta ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Fishing net may have caused whale's death

Home » national » NECROPSY RESULTS have revealed that a rare Bryde's whale might have died of shock from getting caught in a seine. We didn't see any blood in its heart. Also, some of its skin had been scraped off, probably because the net was tightened," ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry shifts officials to boost efficiency

Interior Ministry permanent-secretary Wibul Sanguanpong on Saturday ordered a reshuffle of five top ministry officials, to take effect next week. The order was to create suitable staff adjustments and boost efficiency in the ministry. Songkhla governor ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Residents report health problems after warehouse blaze

A fire at a factory warehouse in Samut Prakan still smolders yesterday after firefighters managed to control the blaze that started on Friday.The smell of chemicals and smoke continued to affect residents and workers at three nearby factories as firefighters ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jun 28 2014]

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"The plan had been touted by the Pheu Thai Party in its election campaign before it came to government" said the source
"Prices for self-built homes in the three provinces is 40% higher than elsewhere, as it includes risk and transport costs" Mr Sitiporn said
...Ly Bounkham said the one-stop service centre is good for migrant workers as it would shorten the registration process and make it more transparent. "The labour management policy is good since it can prevent labour abuses of migrant workers and prevent other problems, including human trafficking" he said
Sumetha Vicheanpetch, a waste and toxic substances management expert at the Pollution Control Department, said: "Garbage is a valuable resource. If we manage it well, it can benefit the country.”"

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'Janie horror photos' draw ire [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 27 2014]
Directorate chiefs get promotions [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 25 2014]
NCPO snubs Pheu Thai B20-ticket transit plan [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 24 2014]
Chula urges waterways boost [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 24 2014]
Dutch B100m drug link busted [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 23 2014]
Infrastructure budget near [Bangkok Post, Thail... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 22 2014]
Infrastructure budget near [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 22 2014]
Complaint centre to get boost [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 22 2014]
Tastes change with the times [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 20 2014]
Mai ben lai attitude keeps us [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 19 2014]
Homebuilder braves deep South woes [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 16 2014]
Cops seize 2kg of ya ice, nab suspect [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 16 2014]
Police hunt car theft kingpins [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 14 2014]
Destroying the past [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 13 2014]
NCPO urged to offer education to migrant kids [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 13 2014]
National Broadcast By General Prayut Chan-o-cha... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
Get serious in stopping rape-murders [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 10 2014]
Buddhist Lent celebrations nationwide [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 10 2014]
Dead mice found in rice stores [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 09 2014]
Couple nabbed for rice theft [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 09 2014]
5 senior officials in migrant identification ce... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 08 2014]
Condo prices hit by strife [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 08 2014]
Envoys back labour reforms [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 08 2014]
Factories face waste check [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 07 2014]
Network urges closure of Praksa dump [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 07 2014]
More moves to try to register migrant labour [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 07 2014]
Bangkok condo prices up 4.7%, single houses 3% [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 07 2014]
Top envoys visit one-stop service center for mi... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Jul 07 2014]
One-stop registration service centre for migran... [Published MCOT - Jul 07 2014]
More centres for foreign workers [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 06 2014]
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Thailand: 26 provinces remain drought-affected ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 24 2014]
Source: Government of ThailandCountry: Thailand BANGKOK, 21 June 2014 (NNT) –The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has reported that 26 provinces, 177 districts, 1,134 subdistricts and 11,496 villages remain drought-affected area. The 26 ...
Thailand: Potential MERS cases placed under watch [Published H5N1 - May 16 2014]
Via The Nation: Potential Mers cases placed under watch. Excerpt:The Disease Control Department revealed yesterday that 17 people in Thailand were being closely monitored for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV). Dr Sopon Mekthon, the ...
Burmese migrants assume false identities to wor... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Some Burmese migrant workers have been assuming new identities in a bid to return to work in Thailand after completing the four years of employment they are entitled to, a source from a labour NGO says. More than 150,000 workers are required to return ...
Technological Disaster - Asia - Thailand [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Feb 25 2014]
EDIS Number: AC-20140225-42814-THA Date / time: 25/02/2014 11:59:30 [UTC] Event: Technological Disaster Area: Asia Country: Thailand State/County: Province of Samut Prakan Location: Bang Phli Number of Deads: 11 person(s) Number of Injured: ...
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