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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Bookshop Owner, Suspected Shooter On NCPO Summons List

BANGKOK — The military junta issued an order today summoning more than 30 people to report to the Army club tomorrow, including prominent activists from both of Thailand's rival political factions.

Two Cambodians Die En Route to the Border

CHONBURI — Two Cambodian immigrants were killed in a car accident near the Thai-Cambodian border after a Thai police volunteer shot out one of their vehicle's tires.

New Lead in Missing Karen Activist Case

PHETCHABURI – The wife of missing rights activist says she has uncovered a set of photos that may shed new light on the suspected abduction of her husband.

Storm Destroys Krabi's 75 Million Year Old Fossil Site

KRABI — Raging waves in southern Thailand have accelerated the destruction of a prominent fossil site in Krabi province, causing parts of the fossil bed to collapse into the sea.

Junta Gives Thais Free Entry to Historical Sites to Boost Happiness

BANGKOK — Thailand’s military junta has lifted the entrance fees for all registered historical sites and museums as part of its ongoing effort to “return happiness to the Thai people.”

Phang Nga Resort Beach Hit By Giant Waves

PHANG NGA — Local fishing and hotel businesses in Phang Nga province are struggling to cope with damages caused by five metre waves that have been slamming the shores all weekend.

Cambodia-Thailand Border Said Chaotic As Migrants Flee Military Junta

PHNOM PENH (DPA) — Rights workers on Cambodia's border with Thailand described the situation there as chaotic Sunday after tens of thousands of Cambodian migrants were said to have fled Thailand in the past week.

Thai Shrimp Supplier Dismisses Alleged Links to Slave Labour

BANGKOK (DPA) — Thai food giant Charoen Pokphand (CP) Foods fended off allegations it was complicit in forced labour in its supply chain, levelled by a British newspaper, a report said Saturday.

Army Vet Holds His Own Funeral To See Who Will Come

BANGKOK — A 82-year-old war veteran organized his own funeral at Wat Suwannakhee in Suphanburi Province today to see for himself what the ceremony will look like before he dies.

Thai Junta Says it Doesn’t Like the Word “Coup”

BANGKOK — In an ongoing effort to soften the public perception of its military takeover on 22 May, the Thai military junta has announced it does not like the word “coup.”





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