Month: July 2016

News

Study on draft charter advised before referendum

BANGKOK, 31 July 2016 (NNT) – Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Spokesman has advised the general public to study the draft constitution through various channels during the remaining seven days prior to the scheduled public referendum. PMO Spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd said that there are only seven days left before the referendum and the general public should […]Read More

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High ranking military officer named as new admin head of

With three candidates for the post, Thai PBS has chosen a high ranking military officer as its new administrative director. On Friday, 29 July 2016, the Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS), announced that the organisation has selected Lt Col Narawit Paoin as the new Director of its Administrative and Finance Department. Lt Col Narawit […]Read More

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Germany May Face Right-Wing Terrorism as Response to Islamist Attacks

Germany is facing the danger of a rise in the nationalist, right-wing terrorism as reaction to the recent Islamist attacks across Europe, German political expert Alexander Rahr told MIA Rossiya Segodnya. According to Rahr, Germany is facing a two-fold terrorist threat. “On the one hand there is Islamist [terrorism], which is partially supported by the […]Read More

Asia

NATO Nuke Base Surrounded By Heavily Armed Turkish Police

Turkish President Recep Erdogan has deployed 7,000 armed police and heavy vehicles to the Incirlik Air Base in Turkey. The base is a NATO asset and reportedly houses between 50 and 90 B-61 variable yield thermonuclear weapons. The base is the largest nuclear weapons storage site in Europe with some 25 underground vaults. A failed […]Read More

Asia

Russian Gas Station Offers Free Tank of Gas to People

A gas station in Russia’s Oblast region has been making headlines this week for organizing an unusual promotion – a free tank of gas to anyone who showed up dressed only in women’s swimsuit and high heels. The ingenious publicity stunt took place on July 21st, in the south-western city of Samara, and only lasted […]Read More

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Thai authorities urged to provide legal status to 69 abandoned

A National Human Rights Commission’s subcommittee Sunday called on the Thai government to provide legal status to 69 abandoned Myanmar children under care of a non-governmental organization in Tak. Surapol Kongchanthik, chairman of the NHRC sub-committee on ethnic minorities and stateless people, made the call when he and his delegation visited the centre providing care […]Read More

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HM the Queen is recovering from persistent cough

BANGKOK, 31 July 2016 (NNT) – Her Majesty the Queen is now in a better health after a few days of fever and persistent cough, a team of doctors tending Her Majesty said in a report made public by the Bureau of the Royal Household yesterday. The royal medical team at Chulalongkorn Hospital said in […]Read More