Thailand News Summary for Monday 27 May 2013

May 27, 2013
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All the latest news from Bangkok and Thailand for Monday and what’s on this week can be found on this blog updated throughout the day and also on Twitter @RichardBarrow

LIVE UPDATES FOR MONDAY:

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MORNING NEWSPAPERS:

  • Ramkhamhaeng explosion ‘probably a bomb’ police say; 7 injured (Bangkok Post) http://buff.ly/14U2mlW 
  • Bangkok Post quoting police that they have NOT arrested the “bomber”. The Nation quote police saying that they have arrested a suspect.
  • Interpol loses German prisoner at Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok Post) http://buff.ly/1aocOT5 
  • Rocket blast kills two at Bung Fai Festival in Nong Khai (Bangkok Post) http://buff.ly/1aog7Kd 
  • One civilian killed & 2 more injured in drive-by shootings in Pattani province over the weekend (Bangkok Post) http://buff.ly/1aofHDw 
  • Seven dead in van-truck crash in Nakhon Pathom province on Sunday afternoon (Bangkok Post)http://buff.ly/16YH5uI
  • Pheu Thai infuriated at Guy Fawkes mask campaign on Facebook (Bangkok Post) http://buff.ly/1aodTue

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WEATHER FOR THAILAND: 

  • The moderate southwest monsoon over the Andaman sea, Thailand and the Gulf of Thailand becomes weak. There remains isolated heavy falls over the western Central, the East and the South west coast. People should be aware of severe conditions. The wind waves are likely to be about 2 meters high in the upper Andaman Sea. All ships should proceed with caution. [MORE]
  • Weather for Bangkok: Scattered thundershowers mostly in afternoon to evening from west to east. Temp 26-36°C. [Live Rain Radar]

EVENTS COMING SOON IN BANGKOK AND THAILAND:

  • Phi Ta Khon Ghost Mask Festival in Loei Confirmed for 10-12 July 2013 http://buff.ly/111xxel
  • USA Fair Returning to CentralWorld on 31 May-2 June 2013 http://buff.ly/16e1X1D
  • Hua Hin Jazz Festival 2013 | Thai Travel News by Paknam Web http://buff.ly/10QGmUa
  • Anantara Announces Dates of Elephant Polo Tournament http://buff.ly/17Yy2dz 
  • Siam Tulip Festival (เทศกาลท่องเที่ยวดอกกระเจียว) in Chaiyaphum from 9 June-31 August
  • Over 1,600 shops can be found at the OTOP Midyear 2013 fair from 28 May to 2 June at Muang Thong Thani.

THAILAND BLOGS:

TODAY IN THAI HISTORY ON TWITTER:

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