Surin, Thailand Newswire

Surin, Thailand Newswire

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  1. Photos of the Day: July 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Indian dancers paint their body like tigers as they perform a Tiger dance during the International day of the Tiger in Calcutta, India, July 29, 2015. Students of Calcutta are taking part in an awareness campaign aiming to draw attention to the threats that tigers face due to habitat loss and poaching.


  2. Welcome Thailand Liveaboards to the SCUBA Travel SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SCUBA News...

    There is some superb diving in Thailand, especially in the Andaman Sea. You can book the diving before you go, or just turn up and book a day or two before.


  3. New migrant rules silence Chong Chom marketRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A large banner at the entrance to Chong Chom border market in Surin announces the restrictions on migrant labour from Cambodia. Cross-border trade at the Chong Chom - O Smach border crossing in Kap Choeng district of Surin province, opposite Cambodia's Oddar Meanchey province, has become very quiet since the provincial employment office imposed restrictions on migrant workers.


  4. 'Thepha model' eyed for other power projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Nation

    THE ELECTRICITY Generating Authority of Thailand declared yesterday that the public review on its coal-fired power plant and coal pier project in Songkhla's Thepha district was a success, and that it was planning to use the "Thepha model" for other such projects in the future. "The Thepha model involves providing information to locals and then letting them spread it among their neighbours," Egat assistant governor Pol Kongsue explained.


  5. Coal plant hearing proceeds quietlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    Local residences hold a rally against the coal-fired power plant project in Thepa district in Songkhla on Tuesday. The public hearing on the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's projects to build a coal-fired power plant and a bridge port for coal delivery in Songkhla's Thepha district continued for the second day on Tuesday without disruption.


  6. In praise of thriftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Bangkok Post

    I recently had the opportunity to speak about Thailand's sufficiency economy philosophy, a development model conceived by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, to the UN Conference on Trade and Development , in Geneva, and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in Paris. It is a development model suitable for communities and states worldwide - particularly those looking for an alternative route to development.


  7. Muslims call for 'ethics'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Bangkok Post

    The Chularatchamontri Aziz Phitakkumpon has not spoken directly in public about the rendition of more than 100 Uighurs to China, but his office now has joined calls to the government to halt the renditions and to explain its previous actions. The Council for Humanitarian Networking of the Sheikhul Islam Office has urged the government not to deport the remaining Uighur migrants in Thailand to China.


  8. Top 7 moments of the Pan Am Games opening ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Toronto Star

    The opening ceremonies of the Pan Am Games Friday combined the cultures of the GTA and the Americas to create a spectacle welcoming 40 nations and territories and kicking off the largest sporting event this country has ever held. Here are seven of our favourite moments: Canadian Olympic track champ Donovan Bailey reunited with his 1996 Atlanta Games gold medal-winning relay teammates for a dramatic leg of the Pan Am torch relay.


  9. Govt 'should respect right to criticise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Nation

    ACADEMICS have called on the government to respect people's rights under Section 4 of the interim charter and give citizens the freedom to criticise government policies that affect communities. They also suggested that the government amend minor laws on natural-resource management to boost public participation and reduce bureaucratic limitations.


  10. Happy Birthday HRH Princess Chulabhorn WalailakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Pattaya Mail

    Born on July 4, 1957, Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Walailak is the youngest daughter of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great and Queen Sirikit of Thailand. She has two daughters, HRH Princess Siribhachudhabhorn and HRH Princess Adityadhornkitikhun.


  11. Southern ComfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Nation

    Leading luxury hospitality group MANATHAI Hotels & Resorts is preparing to offer travellers more insight into Thailand and Thainess when the latest in its unique collection of luxury boutique properties, MANATHAI Surin, Phuket opens on November 1, 2015. Located at the edge of the sophisticated and up-market Surin Beach on Phuket's west coast, the 66-room boutique resort is only thirty minutes from Phuket International Airport and has easy access to a broad range of upscale restaurants and cafes as well as shopping and entertainment venues.


  12. US 'behind dissidents'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Bangkok Post

    As the military court eased pressure on the government by releasing anti-coup students, far more than five friends and supporters celebrated - as an influential military-appointed National Reform Council member claimed the US is behind them. The military court's decision to release from custody the 14 students of the anti-coup New Democracy Movement has helped defuse growing tensions between the military regime and its critics over its curbs on free speech.


  13. Udomdej visits troops in Si Sa Ket and Surin to boost moraleRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | Pattaya Mail

    It was the first visit by Gen Udomdej as the army chief to the border area under the jurisdiction of the Suranaree Force of the 2nd Army. According to him, the visit is aimed providing moral support to soldiers stationed in Si Sa Ket and Surin, adding the Thai-Cambodian relations are well-maintained.


  14. Drought persists in 13 provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Bangkok Post

    Drought is persisting in 13 provinces as rain makes an appearance in the upper North and Northeast, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department chief Chatchai Promlert said on Sunday. Mr Chatchai said drought still prevails in 5,035 villages in 525 tambons in 90 districts of 13 provinces, or about 6.72% of all villages in the country.


  15. Border provinces OK $60M in Thai dealsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Pnompenh Post

    Businesses and government officials from border provinces in Cambodia and Thailand signed 31 deals in Siem Reap last week, in a bid to increase contract farming agreements and boost cross-border trade, according to the provincial chamber of business. More than 90 Cambodian and 50 Thai businesses partook in a business matchmaking event last week, resulting in nearly $60 million in trade deals, including agreements for contract farming of cassava, cashew and mangoes, according to Thai state media outlet National News Bureau of Thailand.


  16. Thai entrepreneurs to strike deals with Cambodian counterpartsRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | Pattaya Mail

    Entrepreneurs from the northeastern provinces of Thailand are set to establish a cooperation in agricultural products and business matching, at a meeting in Cambodia later this month. The Vice Governor of Surin Winai Torgchitpitak today chaired the preparatory meeting for Thai entrepreneurs prior to attending the meeting that will establish Contract Farming deals and Business Matching negotiations with Cambodia.


  17. Out of sight, out of mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Bendigo Advertiser

    Learning your family were just days away from boarding a plane to Australia has worsened Koe's* frustration at the refugee processing system. And he is not alone.


  18. Begging elephant in Thailand kills diner by goring him through the chestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Diner is killed by an elephant when it gores him in the chest as he eats at a beach side restaurant in Thailand A man died in hospital after being gored through the chest by an elephant that was being used to beg for money on a beach in eastern Thailand. Weeranat Yoodee succumbed to his brutal injuries yesterday following the Monday night attack as he ate dinner with friends at a seaside restaurant in the tourist hub of Rayong, south of Bangkok.


  19. Channels to revamp for second halfRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Nation

    The TV industry appears to be heading for an intense second half as top broadcasters Channel 7, 3, Workpoint TV and Channel 8 focus more on news and entertainment to draw viewers' attention. The market leader, Channel 7, has decided to air its prime-time shows for both news and dramas earlier in the evening.


  20. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    The Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier USS Ronald Reagan will soon replace the USS George Washington as the US Navy's forward deployed carrier at Yokosuka, Japan. Aircraft carriers are frequently employed by the United States for maritime security and military operations, and the USS Ronald Reagan, which will soon be deployed to Japan, is a flagship supercarrier for both combat and humanitarian missions.