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PM vows purge on weapons smuggling

Stricter measures must be implemented to crack down on weapons smuggling and be applied to all involved, whether they be military personnel or not, says Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has told investigators to identify the mastermind behind a weapons trafficking ...

Shelters offer hope to the homeless

After living under Rama VIII Bridge for more than eight years, a 54-year-old disabled man grasped the chance for a new start. He walked with crutches to a vehicle that would take him to a state-run shelter where he was promised food, basic necessities and ...

Govt pushes Krabi coal plant forum

The government has pressed ahead with its plan to improve the public’s understanding about new environmental and health impact assessments needed for the Krabi coal-fired power plant project, saying a forum have to be organised within a month from now. Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon assigned agencies ...

Govt blames increased wealth for traffic

Thais earning more money is one of the key factors resulting in Bangkok being rated among the world’s worst cities for traffic, says Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon. He said people who are more wealthy can afford to buy more cars. Gen Prawit, who chairs ...

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