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Public Health ministry gears up for seasonal PM2.5 air pollution
22/11-2019, Klokken: 20:06:00 GMT
The top official at the Public Health Ministry and ministry administrators held a video conference with physicians in provincial public health centres nationwide to be prepared and monitor the health impact of PM2.5 dust particles, which usually increase in December every year.

Lion pride on display at Songkhla Zoo 
22/11-2019, Klokken: 19:33:00 GMT
A lioness and her two cubs, a male and a female, are now on display for visitors to the Songkhla Zoo in the southern province.

[Photo Gallery] Papal greetings
22/11-2019, Klokken: 18:19:00 GMT
His Holiness Pope Francis waves to catholics from his popemobile on the way to Saint Peter's church in Sam Phran District, Nakhon Pathom, today (November 22).

Security forces kill two suspected of involvement in attack that killed 15
22/11-2019, Klokken: 18:10:00 GMT
Two suspected insurgents were killed after a group was besieged by security forces in Nong Chik district, Pattani province, Lt-General Pornsak Phunsawat told a press conference at Ingkhayutthaborihan camp on Thursday (November 21).

Power banks subjected to standard act 
22/11-2019, Klokken: 18:09:00 GMT
The Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI) plans to accelerate enforcement of a legislation on power bank standards, expecting the law to come into effect in May 2020.

Prayut taunted by woman over 'promises' during visit to market
22/11-2019, Klokken: 18:00:00 GMT
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was mocked by a woman during his visit to a market when she started singing a song, “We will fulfill our promises", a military song aired during Prayut’s first term as prime minister after the 2014 coup.

Fossils of 12th dinosaur species found in Nakhon Ratchasima
22/11-2019, Klokken: 17:31:00 GMT
Former Deputy Prime Minister Suwat Liptapanlop, and Sommai Techawan, Director-General of Mineral resource department, today (November 22) announced the discovery of fossils of a previously-unknown species of predatory dinosaurs in an event attended by supporters of the fossil research programme, including Dr Duangsuda Chokchalermwong, Prof Dr Yoichi Azuma, and Asst Prof Pratueng Jintasakul.

Free MRT travel for fathers on Dec 5
22/11-2019, Klokken: 16:01:00 GMT
The Bangkok Expressway and Metro Pcl on Friday (November 22) has invited all fathers to travel on the MRT Blue and Purple lines on December 5, which is celebrated as Father's Day in Thailand.

Some 7-11 branches to implement 'no plastic bags' policy from Nov 25
22/11-2019, Klokken: 15:13:00 GMT
Convenience store chain “7-11” will stop giving plastic bags to shoppers at 137 pilot branches starting November 25, before implementing the plastic bag policy nationwide on January 1, 2020.

Two Chinese ATM skimmers arrested in Chon Buri
22/11-2019, Klokken: 13:56:00 GMT
Pol Lt Gen Montri Yimyaem, Region 2 Police Commissioner together with officers from Pattaya City police station in Chon Buri province on Thursday (November 21) announced the arrest of Zuo Guobing, 40, and Li Shengxiu, 31, both Chinese nationals, for allegedly using skimming equipment to copy and transfer user data from several ATM machines in the Chon Buri area.

Animal quarantine station in hot water for burying chickens alive
22/11-2019, Klokken: 12:53:00 GMT
Officials of Songkhla Animal Quarantine Station and Malaysia’s Padang Besar Custom House have come under fire after a video clip showing some 4,000 chickens smuggled in from Malaysia being buried alive was posted on the social media on November 21. 

After shocks continue to rattle Laos
22/11-2019, Klokken: 12:46:00 GMT
The Earthquake Observation Division of the Thai Meteorological Department on Friday (November 22) reported that the 5.9 and 64-magnitude quakes, which hit the landlocked country yesterday (November 21), had so far been followed by 61 aftershocks – about 3 an hour – of between 3.0 to 5.2-magnitude.

Shoddy construction likely to blame for collapse of Phuket gas station
22/11-2019, Klokken: 11:28:00 GMT
Kritsana Pattanachareon, the deputy spokesperson for the Royal Thai Police, has said that the initial investigation into the collapse of a gas station being built in Phuket yesterday (November 21) that resulted in seven deaths, indicated that poor construction standards were to blame.

Toll fees to be dropped on two expressways over New Year
22/11-2019, Klokken: 10:02:00 GMT
Surong Bulakul, chairman of Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT)'s board, announced Thursday (November 21) that the board has agreed to waive the toll fee for the Burapha Withi Expressway and Kanchanaphisek Expressway (Bang Phli-Suksawas) for 8 days starting at 12.01am on December 27, 2019 and ending at midnight on January 3, 2020 as a New Year gift to expressway users.

New zero waste campaign launched in Ratchada district
22/11-2019, Klokken: 09:31:00 GMT
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is collaborating with 14 businesses with premises along Ratchadaphisek road, 12 social enterprises and environmental partners to push forward a zero waste campaign under the “Care the Whale project: The Climate Action Collaboration @Ratchada District Initiative”.

Cooler in the North, wetter in the South: what the weather has in store for you
22/11-2019, Klokken: 07:59:00 GMT
The latest forecast from the Thailand Meteorological Department on Friday (November 22) confirms that a strong high-pressure system is now covering upper Thailand and the South China Sea, bringing cooler temperatures and strong winds.