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  • THAILAND

    PPRP boss urged to prove his innocence

    News, Mongkol Bangprapa, Published on 14/07/2019

    » Finance Minister and Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) leader Uttama Savanayana was on Saturday urged to show evidence to prove he rejected a 9.9-billion baht loan to subsidiaries of the Krisdamahanakorn (KMN) real estate company in what is known as the Krung Thai Bank (KTB) loan scandal.

  • OPINION

    PPRP, earn our trust

    News, Postbag, Published on 14/07/2019

    » Re: "Dress code a non-issue", (Editorial, July 12). Effective organisations and countries prioritise issues to be attacked in terms of importance, putting the most important first; the Palang Pracharath Party, core of the new government, should do the same instead of focusing on minor items like dress codes for MPs. The PPRP wasn't voters' first choice until election rules were changed after votes had been counted, and took over four months to form a cabinet overflowing with scandal-tainted and/or Thaksin-affiliated faces.

  • SPORTS

    Focus, not technicalities, is the key

    Sports, Brett Brasier, Published on 14/07/2019

    » As we watch the end of the Scottish Open, the question of "who's going to win the British Open?" is being discussed.

  • THAILAND

    Powerful motorcycles face tougher regulation

    News, Wassayos Ngamkham, Published on 14/07/2019

    » Big bikes will be redefined in the law and riders of the vehicles subject to stricter licensing procedures to increase road safety, according to highway police.

  • BUSINESS

    Govt inks search and rescue deal with Laos

    News, Thodsapol Hongtong, Published on 14/07/2019

    » Thailand and neighbouring Laos on Saturday signed a bilateral agreement on aircraft search and rescue cooperation under the International Civil Aviation Organisation's (ICAO) Convention on International Civil Aviation.

  • THAILAND

    The Abhaiphubejhr cannabis model

    News, Patipat Janthong, Published on 14/07/2019

    » This project has to do with extracting oil from cannabis for the treatment of illnesses in necessary cases. Quality and all-round safety standards must be met, from the planting of the cannabis and the oil extraction to the application of the drug. The use of the oil must be certified by the Department of Medical Sciences as being free of pesticides and metal and chemical residue.

  • THAILAND

    New entrance examinations for state-run schools

    News, Dumrongkiat Mala, Published on 14/07/2019

    » Starting from the next academic year, students living near some popular state-run schools might be required to pass entrance examinations to get accepted as the Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec) plans to give power to provincial education offices to make decisions over procedures for student selection.

  • OPINION

    A most entertaining war of words

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 14/07/2019

    » An early frontrunner for word of the year could be "disinvited" which has featured in a series of not very diplomatic exchanges flying across The Pond this week.

  • OPINION

    The farthest fall

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 14/07/2019

    » I once attended a birthday party at a house in Soi Ari where I was introduced to a middle-aged man with a rotating jaw.

  • THAILAND

    Revving up for danger

    News, Published on 14/07/2019

    » The crash involving a big bike that was driven by a 13-year-old boy and injured two people in Chiang Mai last weekend has set alarm bells ringing about the dangers of powerful motorcycles on public roads, particularly of those in the hands of careless riders.

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