Friday, 11 July 2014 16:11

Ayutthaya elephant poisoned for ivory

AYUTTHAYA, July 11 -- A male elephant was found dead inside the compound of the Ayutthaya Elephant Palace & Royal Kraal in this central province today, and the authorities believe the elephant was poisoned for its ivory.

YALA, July 11 -- The deputy police superintendent of Krong Pinang district police station in this violence-plagued southern province and two subordinates were killed, and one villager was wounded when insurgents ambushed a police van early today.

Thailand is working toward becoming one of the top ten countries encouraging construction of green buildings to conserve energy and the environment.

BANGKOK, July 9 -- The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) predicted that Bt5.2 billion would be circulated in the upcoming extended weekend including the national holidays.

BANGKOK, July 9 --  The Ministry of Labour is set to upgrade Thai labour skills to gear up for the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community 2015.

BANGKOK, July 9 -- Kasikornbank (KBank) expects Thailand's economic recovery in the second half of 2014 and predicts the Thai gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by 2.3 per cent throughout the year.

Thursday, 10 July 2014 15:16

SRT to ban alcohol sales on trains

BANGKOK, July 9 -- The governor of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has ordered drafting a regulation prohibiting the sale of alcoholic drinks on board trains, after a 13-year old passenger was raped and murdered.

BANGKOK, July 9 --  Thailand’s Foundation for Women and women's networks called on the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to tackle violence against women and children and called for the resignation of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) governor after a girl was raped and killed on a train.

Thursday, 10 July 2014 15:11

Re-enactment of rape on train

BANGKOK, July 9 --  Police conducted a re-enactment of the rape of a 13-year-old girl train passenger early this morning and planned to seek a longer detention of the suspect.

BANGKOK, July 9 -  NCPO promises foreign military attaches that it is proceeding with its roadmap and the next general election will be held in Thailand next year.

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