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    Thailand News Today, Friday, March 13, 2020 – Daily TV News

    Thai health minister has a slash at ‘dirty farang’ Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul is at it again making public disparaging and xenophobic comments about ‘white’ foreigners (farang). This time he’s warned his fellow Thais about the foreigners fleeing their own countries for the ‘safe haven’ of Thailand. “Today I visited Chiang Mai and noticed that there are almost…

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    Thailand News Today, Thursday, March 12. Daily TV News.

    Tourism officials ponder moving Songkran to July, boosting domestic tourism The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Tourism and Sports ministry are examining the postponing of Songkran celebrations to July 4-7 this year. The idea already has the nod from Tourism and Sports Minister but still needs approval from the Culture Ministry and cabinet. Meanwhile, the Tourism Council of Thailand has…

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    Thailand News Today, Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    400 billion baht stimulus announced to boost Thai economy Yesterday’s Thai cabinet meeting gave the greenlight to a new stimulus package. The government expects the approved 400 billion baht to reduce the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. Last week’s 2,000 baht cash stimulus proposal, which was largely roasted in Thai social media after being proposed by the economic ministers,…

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    Thailand News Today, Tuesday, March 10, 2020

      Thai road toll, worst of the year yesterday Yesterday 90 people, including 2 foreigners, died in Thailand. This was the year’s single worst death toll day on Thailand’s roads this year. 3,200 lives have already been lost this year. 69 deaths were motorcyclists, 2 were foreigners and 2 children died as well. Hotting up in northern Thailand Hot, damn…

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    Thailand News Today, Monday, March 9, 2020

    Daily TV news update with Tim Newton… Village leader slain in drive-by shooting in South Gunmen in Pattanni province in Thailand’s restive South shot dead an assistant village headman while he was exercising at a children’s playground yesterday. Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala are home to Thailand’s 22 decade-long Southern insurgency. The drive-by shooting occurred at playground in front of a…

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    Thailand News Today – March 6, 2020

    Daily news update hosted by Tim Newton… https://www.facebook.com/thethaigernews/videos/2612664995679519/ Burmese military seize drugs and equipment valued over 2 billion baht north of Chiang Rai The Burmese military raided a meth lab in Shan State, northern Myanmar. Soldiers seized a vast quantity of drugs, chemicals and equipment valued around 2 billion baht. The raids ran between February 28 and March 3. The…

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    Thailand News Today, Thursday March 5, 2020

    Thailand announces 4 new coronavirus cases, all from Italy or Iran Thailand today confirmed four new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing its total to 47 since January. All were recent arrivals from Italy or Iran. Reuben Tuck reports… (Reuben VO) IT SHOULD BE NOTED that Thailand has recorded only one coronavirus-related fatality Thailand’s Koh Phangan full moon party cancelled…

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    Thailand News Today, February 28, 2020. Daily TV news update.

    Shots fired in Nontha Buri mall There was another gunman alert in a Bangkok mall yesterday afternoon…. Police rushed to the Central Plaza mall in Nontha Buri province, just northwest of Bangkok after reports of gunshots inside the mall around 4:20 yesterday afternoon. There were no reports of death or injuries. A suspect was arrested and the mall is open…

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    Thailand News Today – February 26, 2020

    Fugitive shot dead in gunfight with police in Nakhon Si Thammarat A fugitive is dead after a gunfight with police in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat. The 30 year old man, from the province’s main city district, was wanted on three warrants for theft. Police were notified today about two thieves attempting to break into a house. When…

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    Thailand News Today – First episode of a new daily TV program

    Thai exports figures rise in January Whilst there’s been plenty of economic challenges around for Thailand, including the high Thai baht and a levelling out of tourist arrivals, exports for January 2020 unexpectedly rose according to ministry figures. It’s the first rise in six months, and an increase of 3.35% from the exports 12 months earlier. Reuters had earlier forecast…