Here is a look at the top NATIONAL Thailand stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from the last week, Monday, January 22nd, to Sunday, January 28th, 2024.
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!
Under the bed investigators found an electric saw. The suspects were reportedly two Indian men who have since left Thailand as seen below.
They were identified as Mr. Sundaravel Pragadeesh Kumar, a 23-year-old Indian owner of a recruitment company that worked with migrant workers, and Mr. Gunalan Deivasigamani, an Indian accomplice. An Interpol Red Alert was launched for them.
3. Thai national media reported that the Thai Constitutional Court scheduled a hearing to announce a verdict on the case of Mr. Pita Limjaroenrat, the former leader of the Move Forward Party and prime ministerial candidate, on holding 42,000 shares in media firm ITV plc.
Pita returned to working as an MP at Parliament and was cleared.
Many passengers were stuck in long queues at the checkpoints. This also happened at Phuket Airport.
5. The Trat Coastal Aquaculture Research and Development Center (CARDC) received an emergency report of a speedboat colliding with a reef, causing a shipwreck 16 miles away from the Laem Thian area, Koh Kood, Trat.
12 tourists and 3 crewmates were successfully rescued and were transferred to ge Koh Kood Hospital.
It was reported that the black bear was legally kept at the Chiang Dao Wildlife Foundation since 1993. The volunteer reportedly cut off his own arm to escape.
That’s all for this week, be safe!