Here is a look at the top NATIONAL Thailand stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from the last week, Monday, October 9th, 2023, to Sunday, October 15th, 2023.
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!
- Thailand’s second earth observation satellite, known as THEOS-2, was launched into space on October 9th 2023 by a VEGA launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Centre launch pad in French Guiana, South America.
Previously, the satellite was scheduled for launch on October 7th, but there were systemic issues affecting certain components of the equipment. Therefore, the launch of the satellite was postponed.
Itthiphol is accused of alleged corruption related charges connected with the Waterfront Condo project in Pattaya, a long standing white elephant at Bali Hai Pier.
More than 1,400 Thai individuals have expressed their intention to return home due to the war between Israel and Hamas.
The Surat Thani Immigration Chief Colonel Suppakorn Pankosol stated to the Thai press that many of the suspect’s online posts also seemed to threaten other foreigners.
Events marking Nawamindra Maharaj Day or King Rama the 9th Memorial Day are being held throughout today, with a series of activities unfolded at Sanam Luang (สนามหลวง) ceremonial ground in Bangkok this morning.
The long weekend brought many tributes to The Great Rama IX.
Ms. Penpiwan Mitthampitak was one of the victims. Rest in peace.
That’s all for this week, as always thanks for your support!