POLITICAL motivation could be a factor in the recent seizure of a weapons cache allegedly concealed by red-shirt leader Wuttipong “Ko Tee” Kottham-makhun, according to a Suan Dusit Poll conducted from Monday to Saturday.
Some 400,000 Prathom 5 schoolgirls nationwide will receive a vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) this July, said National Health Security Office (NHSO) acting secretary-general Chuchai Sornchumni.
An environmentalist has warned against using Monday’s public forums to legitimise construction of coal-fired power plants in the South.
The proposed plants have encountered strong opposition from locals.
THE NATIONAL Human Rights Commission (NHRC) team visiting Chiang Dao district in the far North to probe the extrajudicial killing of young Lahu activist Chaiyapoom Pasae will ask to see all evidence, especially the closed-circuit TV recording, which authorities claim shows Chaiyapoom resisting officers who stopped him at a checkpoint, plus autopsy results.
A GOVERNMENT plan for Buri Ram to host MotoGP international motorcycle road racing has been eagerly welcomed by local residents and businesses alike – with almost Bt2 billion in revenue expected to be earned and some Bt500 million going to the northeastern province.
IN A BID to prevent homeless people from sleeping inside Hua Lamphong train station at night, the State Railway Authority (SRT) last week strictly enforced an order to close the railway hub for three and a half hours.