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19:08

Court throws out decade-long legal fight over Laos dam

A top court in Bangkok on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to halt purchases of electricity by the country from a hydropower dam in neighbouring Laos over environmental concerns, bringing an end to a decade-long legal battle.

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Court throws out decade-long legal fight over Laos dam
18:20

Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand: health minister Anutin

Thailand’s health minister on Wednesday discouraged tourists from visiting the country only to smoke weed, just two months after new laws were passed that have largely decriminalised the drug.

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Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand: health minister Anutin
17:56

Migrants killed, injured when pickup hits tree

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A pickup truck carrying 33 migrant workers from Myanmar crashed into a roadside tree after a rear tyre burst, killing three passengers and seriously injuring five others, on Wednesday.

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Migrants killed, injured when pickup hits tree
16:51

Mittraphap highway flooded in Khon Kaen

KHON KAEN: A one-kilometre section of the Mittraphap highway in Ban Phai district was heavily flooded on Wednesday, causing many vehicles to stall in the deep water.

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Mittraphap highway flooded in Khon Kaen
16:35

Opposition petitions for court ruling on Gen Prayut's tenure

The opposition files a petition for a Constitutional Court judgement on when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight-year tenure in office ends, and warns that a speculated early dissolution could leave a leadership vacuum.

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Ruling sought
15:31

Anutin: No social problems from decriminalised cannabis

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Wednesday that he saw no signs of any social problems from the decriminalisation of cannabis in June.

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Anutin: No social problems from decriminalised cannabis
14:31

Falling steel mould latest hazard on Rama II Road

Another construction accident has added to the hazards motorists have faced recently on Rama II Road, with steel moulding falling from an elevated road onto a passing car on Tuesday afternoon.

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Falling steel mould latest hazard on Rama II Road
14:05

Arson, bomb attacks at 17 spots in South

Insurgents launch coordinated bomb and arson strikes on convenience stores and petrol stations in three southern border provinces, causing considerable property damage.

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Southern attacks
13:40

Bodies of 2 missing teachers found

The search for two women teachers who jumped together off a bridge into a canal in Trat province on Tuesday has ended, with one body found on Tuesday night and the other on Wednesday morning.

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Bodies of 2 missing teachers found
12:15

Owner of Mountain B pub taken to Pattaya Court

The owner of Mountain B pub taken to Pattaya Provincial Court, facing arraignment over the fire at the pub that has claimed 19 lives and left many other patrons grievously burned.

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Inferno court hearing