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Thai PM expresses sadness on Notre Dame Cathedral fire

In a statement yesterday, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha expressed his sorrow on the devastation of the world famous Notre Dame Cathedral in France due to fire. “I wish to express my heartfelt sympathies to the French Government and her people for such a heartbreaking incident. The Notre Dame Cathedral is not only a pride of… Read more »

Hailstorm hits Loei

Park rangers at Phu Kradeung National Park reported 15 camping tents damages as hailstorm hit the Loei province yesterday, April 17, 2019. The weather station at Loei reported temperatures at 15 degrees Celsius at Loei Highland Agriculture Development and Research Center, while at Phu Kradueng National Park  it was 17.5 degrees, and 18 degrees at… Read more »

Consecration rites begin today

The consecration rites leading to the coronation of H.M. King Rama X has began today. At 6:00 A.M., the Interior Minister, Bangkok Governor, Governors from 76 provinces, and senior officials began the transfer of the consecrated water to Wat Suthat, one of Bangkok’s oldest and most sacred temples.

174 deaths, 1,728 injuries on first three days of Songkran

The first three days of the 7 most dangerous days in Thailand records 1,665 road incidents, of these, 174 died and 1,728 were hurt according to data from Road Safety Directing Center. This is however was lower compared to data from 2018. Traffic accidents went down by 9.71%, death counts fell 17.1% while injuries went… Read more »

“Talentadong Pinoy” puppeteers to perform in Ayutthaya

Famed Filipino puppeteer Wanlu Lunaria and his family will perform in Ayutthaya on Sunday, April 14. Filipinos are invited to watch. The Lunaria Marionette Show’s performance will start at 6:30 pm. Entrance is free. There are six Filipino puppeteers in Ayutthaya right now. They will perform along with other international puppeteers from nine different countries.… Read more »

Sen. JV Ejercito: Gov’t to hire 13,000 nurses this year

More than 13,000 nurses are set to be hired by the government this year as the General Appropriations Act (GAA), or the 2019 national budget, provides for sufficient funds to beef up the nursing workforce in government hospitals. Reelectionist Senator JV Ejercito on Thursday disclosed that under the GAA, funds for salaries and other financial… Read more »