BANGKOK: Former protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban is being tried in the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders for alleged irregularities in projects to construct police stations and living accommodation while he was deputy prime minister more than a decade ago.
Phuket readies to remember, honour the late King Bhumibol
PHUKET: Phuket officials are preparing the formal activities to honour and remember the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej this coming Sunday (Dec 5), which was King Bhumibol’s birthday and is now honoured as Thailand National Day.
Residents of Phuket tsunami village call to end prosecution against them
PHUKET: Residents of the Sathon Pho community in Rassada held a demonstration through the heart of Phuket Town yesterday (Nov 30), calling for the Phuket Provincial Administration Organisation (PPAO, or OrBorJor) to cease legal action against them to have them evicted from state land.
PHUKET: The Chalong branch of the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) has announced a power outage along Chao fa West Rd in Chalong tomorrow (Dec 2) as workers carry out repairs and maintenance to high-voltage power lines in the area.
Cabinet reverses CCSA relaxation of on-arrival COVID testing
BANGKOK: In light of Omicron variant concerns, the Cabinet has reversed the decision by the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) to relax the testing requirement for people to enter the country.