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Nigerians arrested in Phuket for visa overstay

PHUKET: Four Nigerian men have been arrested for overstaying their visas in Muang district of this resort island province.

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Nigerians arrested in Phuket for visa overstay
10:20

Ban aims to boost mackerel stocks

The Department of Fisheries will close the southwestern part of the Gulf of Thailand for three months from large-scale commercial fishing this month, after finding a similar closure last year led to a 63% increase in mackerel in the area.

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Ban aims to boost mackerel stocks
10:17

Khon Kaen Airport expects 5m passengers per year

Khon Kaen Airport is expected to handle 5 million passengers a year, starting next month, after its expansion is completed, deputy government spokeswoman Tipanan Sirichana said on Friday.

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Khon Kaen Airport expects 5m passengers per year
10:08

Air e-tickets usher in era of digital IDs

Passengers are now allowed to use digital IDs to verify their identity when boarding domestic flights.

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Air e-tickets usher in era of digital IDs
08:24

Senator says officers are taking bribes from traders

Some traders in Thailand are paying bribes to the authorities so they can illegally sell e-cigarettes in the country, Somchai Sawaengkan, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Human Rights, Freedom and Consumer Protection, revealed.

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Senator says officers are taking bribes from traders
06:04

Parks chief sacked amid corruption investigation

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation chief Rutchada Suriyakul Na Ayutya was on Friday dismissed from the role.

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Parks chief sacked amid corruption investigation
05:08

Patients with cancer turn to pet therapy

Hospital promotes alternative medicine.

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Patients with cancer turn to pet therapy
05:00

Cops hunt '4 brothers' in gambling ring

Police arrested a member of a major gambling website during raids yesterday on premises in Bangkok and other provinces that were conducted to gather evidence on the so-called "four brothers" who have been accused by a TV actress of allegedly operating the site.

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Cops hunt '4 brothers' in gambling ring
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Checkpoint cameras aim to discourage police corruption

The national police chief has ordered officers manning checkpoints nationwide to wear uniforms and body cameras to ensure transparency and prevent cases of extortion and bribery.

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Checkpoint cameras aim to discourage police corruption
04:06

Haze returns with a vengeance

Haze pollution forced schools in Bangkok to close, as over 370,000 patients had suffered from illnesses caused by inhaling PM2.5.

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Haze chokes nation