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A Reduction Of 100 million+ Plastic Bags At 7-Eleven Stores In One Month

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A Reduction Of 100 million+ Plastic Bags At 7-Eleven Stores In One Month

A reduction of 100 million+ plastic bags at 7-eleven stores in one month.     More than 100 million plastic bags have not bee used at Thailand’s 7-eleven stores in the past month, valued at more than 20 million baht. CP All Public Company, the sole operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores in Thailand, announced its…

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One Dead In Thailand As Tropical Storm Uproots Trees, Blows Off Roofs

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One Dead In Thailand As Tropical Storm Uproots Trees, Blows Off Roofs

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s first tropical storm in three decades killed one person on Friday as it arrived on the south coast, knocking down trees and blowing off roofs in its path, but was losing speed, officials said, while warning against the risk of flash floods.     Accompanying winds churned up high waves and gusts…

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King’s Coronation Set For May

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King’s Coronation Set For May

Command issued for three day ceremony in keeping with royal tradition. HIS MAJESTY KING Maha Vajiralongkorn has issued a command to hold a three-day coronation ceremony in early May, the Royal Household Bureau announced yesterday. The coronation is scheduled for May 4, when the King will make a public appearance before a gathering of the…

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North, Northeast To See mercury Drop By 5-8C

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Residents of northern and northeastern provinces were warned today to brace themselves for cold spells until January 2 when temperatures could drop by 5 8 degrees Celsius. In a warning issued at 5am on Saturday, the Meteorological Department said a strong high-pressure system now covers upper Thailand and it will remain dominant until January 2,…

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Forty-Two Killed, More Than 400 Injured On First Day Of Holiday

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Forty-Two Killed, More Than 400 Injured On First Day Of Holiday

Forty-two people were killed and 432 injured in 420 road accidents on the first of New Year holiday period’s “seven dangerous days” (December 27-January 2), the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre (Thai RSC) reported on Friday.     Tourism and Sports Minister Weerasak Kowsurat told a press conference at the Thai RSC…

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Udon Thani Times – News from the North

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Udon Thani Times – News from the North

We probably don’t need to tell you that Udon Thani is a provincial capital city in northeast Thailand. One of the regions big four that includes Khon Khon, Korat (Nakhon Ratchisima) and Ubon Ratchatani. You may be more interested in why Udon has become more popular both as great place to retire and a tourist…

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