Here is a look at the top NATIONAL Thailand stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from the last week, Monday, May 1st, 2023, to Sunday, May 7th, 2023.
They are not in any particular level of importance but are listed in the order of date of publication.
Let’s get started and see what the top stories were!
- Thai officials reported in total that 25 tsunami towers sounded an alarm across Thailand at the same time, but there was thankfully no tsunami.
The DDPM has confirmed that the tsunami sirens at these towers have not malfunctioned. Signals sent to these towers were from satellites. The signals from satellites have to be pushed by technicians with double password security. It is unclear what went wrong, however.
Happy Full Moon Party, which seems to get busier every month!
For over a year, the pandemic has been on a decreasing trend with population immunity increasing from vaccination and infection, mortality decreasing, and the pressure on health systems easing, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a media press conference in Geneva.
The body is still being identified and it is still not clear if it is a foreigner.
The actual election is next weekend when the majority of the public will vote, May 14th. Like this weekend, an alcohol sales ban will be in effect from 6PM on May 13th to 6PM on May 14th nationwide in Thailand per Thai election laws.
And, that is all for this week. Thank you as always for reading the Pattaya News/TPN News!