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Korat police summons medical student over puppy’s death

Pills collected from the stomach of the Pomeranian puppy owned by the medical student. (Photo by Prasit Tangprasert) NAKHON RATCHASIMA – Local police planned to issue a summons on Wednesday for a sixth-year medical student to report and hear a charge of fatally poisoning his Pomeranian puppy. Phattarapong Songsapkul, a Mahidol University medical student, faces the charge after an autopsy […]

Welfare card for poor distribution delayed

An example of the e-welfare benefit cards being issued to 11.67 million registered poor people throughout the country. The cards issued to the 1.3 million low-income people who use the Bangkok public transport system have two chips.(Supplied/Post Today) The distribution of e-welfare cards for registered poor people in seven provinces, including Bangkok, for use on public transport has been postponed […]

SET falls 3.48 to 1,669.11 at midday

The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 3.48 points, or 0.21%, to close at 1,669.11 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 35.23 billion baht, with 6.27 billion shares traded. The SET50 index ended at 1,071.07 points, down 4.82 points, or 0.45%, with a total trade value of 19.77 billion baht. The […]

New app lets public dob in encroachers

An official demonstrates technology used in forest-resource management during an exhibition called ‘Forest 4.0 in Thailand 4.0’. Tawatchai Kemgumnerd The Royal Forest Department is developing a mobile application and website allowing the public to report forest trespassers and encroachment to the department, says chief Chonlatid Suraswadi. The system used by the application and website will involve people filing reports to the […]

Gold prices up B50 to B20,550

The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 20,087.00 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 20,450 baht per baht-weight for gold bar. The selling prices were set at 21,050 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments, and 20,550 baht per baht-weight for gold bar. The prices were up 50 baht from Tuesday’s close.  The buying prices closed […]