Thursday, 02 July 2015 13:03

Jomtien 8-Ball Pool League

Results & Standings June 25 (week 21)

Team P W L Bonus Pts.
Country Road 21 19 2 2 59
Take Care Bar 21 15 6 6 51
Rack Em Up 20 14 6 5 47
San Snack Bar 21 13 8 7 46
Winner Bar 21 12 9 9 45
Candy Loca 21 12 9 8 44
Woaw’s Pub 21 10 11 9 39
New Country Rd. 20 10 10 8 38
Simple Simon 20 7 13 11 32
Rioja 21 5 16 13 28
The Windmill 20 6 14 9 27
Puy’s Place 21 1 20 8 11
Results: Candy Loca 11 v 4 Woaw’s Pub, New Country Road 11 v 4 Puy’s Place, San Snack Bar 8 v 7 Winner Bar, Simple Simon 7 v 8 Country Road, Rack Em Up 7 v 8 Take Care Bar, The Windmill 6 v 9 Rioja

UDON THANI, 1 July 2015 - The Miss Teen Thailand 2015 beauty pageant has chosen Udon Thani province as the training camp for 50 contestants from all over the country between October 16-19, 2015.

The deputy provincial governor chaired a meeting of government agencies and the private sector in Udon Thani to discuss and delegate activities for Miss Teen Thailand contestants, as well as resolve any regulatory issues related to holding the training camp.

The activities will feature contestants filming a VTR introducing the province and its main attractions. It will be broadcast on Thursday, October 22, in the following round of the pageant. The public has been asked to cooperate in promoting Talay Bua Daeng in Kumphawapi District, Phu Phra Bat Historical Park Buddha, Wat Phra Putthabat Bua Bok, Chang Play Waterfall and Ban Chiang World Heritage.

The pageant has organized Udon Thani's favorite contestant competition on October 18, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm at the Napalai Hotel. The public is invited to attend the event and cheer on the young beauty contestants of Miss Teen Thailand 2015.

SATUN, 1 July 2015  – Food outlets in the South are beginning complain about a shortage of supplies, after authorities began a thorough inspection of fishing boats as part of the crackdown on illegal fishing.

NONTHABURI, 1 July 2015 – The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has issued the latest report on the improving MERS disease situation in Thailand, confirming that all quarantined suspects will be allowed to go home tomorrow.

The MOPH’s report on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) situation in Thailand stated that the only confirmed MERS patient, a 75 years old Omani man, is showing better conditions today and no longer coughs. The patient will continue to receive treatment for his congenital disease, thus remaining in the isolation room. His three relatives are now exhibiting zero suspicious symptoms.

Persons in contact with the patient, also under monitor in keep with the disease surveillance measures, will be completing their 14-days monitoring period tonight.

Those currently quarantined 16 have been categorized as high-risk suspects, while the other 52 are low-risk suspects. All high-risk suspects must undertake physical examinations and laboratory tests before being allowed to go home tomorrow (2 July 2015).

134 persons who had traveled from Middle Eastern countries and South Korea from 1 January to 30 June 2015 have been identified and are subjected to the disease investigation process. One traveler from South Korea and two from the Middle East have arrived in Thailand yesterday and have already been taken to the laboratory tests.

Thursday, 02 July 2015 09:27

NRC to hold public opinion forum in Trat

TRAT, 1 July 2015 - The National Reform Council (NRC) will hold a forum on July 10 to gather input from the residents of Trat province.

Kitti Kosinsakul of the NRC committee on public participation said the forum will also be filming an episode of the television show “The Public’s Voice,” regarding Trat’s participation in the reform process.

The episode will air on NBT on July 12 between 8:30pm - 10:00pm.

BANGKOK, 1 July 2015 – The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives touted its income creation project for drought-affected farmers, saying it benefited more than 900,000 farmers.

According to Deputy Permanent-Secretary of Agriculture and Cooperatives Sompong Inthong, the ministry disbursed three billion baht to fund more than 5,400 projects requested by drought-hit farmers across 58 provinces. More than 917,000 agriculturists or 2.4 million households were assisted by the government.

The committee tasked with following up on the projects' progress has reported satisfactory outcomes. The northern province Nan successfully completed its check dam construction. Meanwhile, local fertilizer programs produced over 70,000 tons of organic compost, enabling farmers to mitigate spending on farming costs and earn more income fertilizer sales.

The project was scheduled for conclusion on June 30. The ministry has planned to seek Cabinet approval for the extension of some of these programs until the end August, due to the impact of the prolonged dry season. The project’s assessment is expected to be completed in September.

BANGKOK, 1 July 2015 - The Thai and German Constitutional Court justices have met in a seminar to exchange knowledge and experience about constitutional law.

Dr. Nurak Marpraneet, President of the Constitutional Court of Thailand, said the seminar would enhance understanding of the role of the constitutional court of each country.

He also said the seminar would further academic cooperation between Thailand and the Konrad Adenauer Institution, as well as between law students who attended the seminar.

CHONBURI, 1 July 2015 - Chonburi province is preparing to hold the 26th National Labor Skill Competition in preparation for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

Skill Development Institute Region 3, Chonburi has organized a meeting to set up the 26th National Labor Skill Competition, catering to the ASEAN Economic Community's industrial sector.

The regional-level competition includes Chonburi, Rayong, Chantaburi, Trat, Chachoengsao, Prachinburi, and Sa Kaeo provinces. It aims to improve the labor skills of the next generation, as well as the workforce of various vocations. The tournament is held every two years and allows the general public a chance demonstrate their talents, skills, and knowledge. The winner will represent the region to compete at the national level in Bangkok.

This competition, organized by Skill Development Institute Region 3, Chonburi, has pushed business operators to expand their potential and strengthen the labor market.

The competition will be held on July 8-10, between 24 vocational occupations.

Thursday, 02 July 2015 09:23

MERS awareness march held in Kanchanaburi

KANCHANABURI, 1 July 2015 - The public health office of Kanchanaburi province this morning organized a march raising awareness for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

The march started at Sala Khun Phaen in Mueang District, joined by 700 volunteers, locals and public health officers.

The province health office said the event’s objective is to provide information about the virus, along with the prevention measures to the public. It is important to learn that the virus is no threat to the general public. Only those traveling to or returning from the infected countries are at risk of being infected with the virus.

Residents are urged to keep their distance from people who have respiratory related illnesses, while maintaining good hygiene. They are asked to visit their local clinic as soon as they exhibit symptoms of high fever, coughing, runny nose and sore throat.

Currently, countries with high risks of MERS include Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Iran and South Korea.

BANGKOK, 1 July 2015 - The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) has revised Section 64 of the draft constitution pertaining to citizen’s rights in political and communal participation.

The section guarantees equal access to natural resources and biodiversity.

The CDC revealed it was able to complete 14 sections yesterday and is currently on track with its deliberation timeframe. The CDC had made language adjustments to Section 53, which guarantees the right to peaceful assembly.

It also agreed to suspend Paragraph 2 of Section 60, which allowed for independent consumer protection agencies, Paragraph 2 of Section 62, regarding the right to be notified by the state on projects with potential environmental impacts, and Paragraph 3 of Section 63, regarding the establishment of a national development plan.

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