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NHRC member to ensure protection for witnesses in Chaiyapoom killing
A member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) plans to visit Chiang Mai province today to ensure protection for witnesses in the extrajudicial killing of a young Lahu activist.

NACC set to seize Juthamas’ Bt65m in overseas assets
Anti-graft agency preparing to collect funds in foreign bank accounts linked to big corruption case in bangkok

‘Weapons belonged to Ko Tee’
Key suspect says he met redshirt leader in Laos several times

Move to lift order on Dhammakaya Temple
JUSTICE MINISTER Suwapan Tanyuvardhana has told the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) to consult with related agencies to cancel the order, issued under Article 44, that made Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani a controlled area.

Thailand produces artificial bone replacement for upper arm
THAILAND has successfully produced an artificial bone replacement for people suffering from serious problems in the upper arm.

PM to check SEZ progress in Nakhon Phanom
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is scheduled to make a one-day trip on Monday to Nakhon Phanom, one of the provinces bordering Laos, to track the progress being made on the special economic zone (SEZ) and economic corridor projects.

Weapons caretaker says he met ‘Ko Tee’ in Laos
A MAN arrested for allegedly possessing war weapons has said red-shirt leader Wuttipong “Ko Tee” Kotthammakhun told him a senior politician informed him about the alleged cache of weapons hidden inside two shipping containers.

Politicians from big parties willing to prove their innocence over asset gains
Politicians from the two big parties – the Democrats and Pheu Thai – said on Friday they were willing to cooperate and prove their innocence in regard to increased assets after years of being out of public office, The Nation was told.

Unhappy boxing fans may be responsible for fatal attack, says victim’s daughter
The daughter of Lumpini Boxing Stadium's technical division head Udom Deekrajang, who was attacked by two unknown assailants at the Bangkok's Lumpinee Boxing Stadium on Friday, suspects some disgruntled boxing fans may be responsible. 

Couple die by electrocution at Phuket resort
A Myanmar couple died by electrocution while working at a Rawai resort Thursday night.

Thaksin files defamation complaint against two TV hosts 
Ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra filed a defamation complaint on Friday against two TV hosts for linking him to the recent raid for weapons in Pathum Thani.

Thailand produces artificial bone replacement
Thailand has successfully produced an artificial bone replacement for people suffering from serious problems in the upper arm.

NHRC member to ensure protection for witnesses in Chaiyapoom killing
A member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) plans to visit Chiang Mai province to ensure protection for witnesses following the extrajudicial killing of a young Lahu activist. 

PM buckles up for the camera
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha seems keen to show that he is not above the law.

Government ‘not shaken’ in case against red-shirt leader
The government will proceed as normal in the weapons case allegedly related to red-shirt leader Wuttipong "Ko tee" Kotthammakhun, government spokesperson Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on Friday.

Preparations for royal cremation ahead of schedule: Tanasak
The construction and preparations for the grand royal cremation of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej are progressing well. 

Locals and rangers unite in efforts to protect forests
The Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation has joined with locals to better protect forests through a new project called "Pracharat Pithak Pa", or the people-state protecting the forest. 

Suspect in Thai-Belgian bridge blaze taken back to scene in downtown Bangkok
A homeless man who allegedly confessed to starting a fire that caused extensive damage to the Thai-Belgian bridge in Bangkok last month was taken back to the scene for a re-enactment by Metropolitan Police chief Lt-General Sanit Mahathavorn on Friday.

Anti-graft body to seize former TAT chief's overseas assets worth Bt65m
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) is set to seize overseas assets worth an estimated Bt65 million owned by Juthamas Siriwan, former governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), and her daughter.

Media groups to give views on reconciliation
Media groups will join other civil organisations in sharing views on reconciliation with the government-initiated reconciliation preparation committee chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan.



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