Here is a look at the top NATIONAL Thailand stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from the last week, Monday, January 29th, to Sunday, February 4th, 2024.
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!
- A 14-year-old student has been pronounced dead after he was stabbed by another student inside a high school in Suan Luang after the school morning assembly.
Mr. Varawut Silpa-archa, the Minister of Social Development and Human Security (SDHS), publicly discussed a major case about a 14-year-old student stabbing his classmate to death in Suan Luang, Bangkok.
Roland allegedly quarreled with Orathai before she went missing, according to the police.
3. The Constitutional Court of Thailand has ruled that the Move Forward Party’s (MFP) proposals and efforts to amend the lese-majeste law is unconstitutional and an attempt to overthrow the country’s constitutional monarchy system.
The MFP again denied they intended to overthrow the constitutional monarchy or revoke the Lese Majeste law and insisted they only wanted to amend the law.
4. Thai national media stated that the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) requested the Thai government to extend the visa-free stay duration to 90 days for long-haul tourists, including those from the United States and Europe, to elevate long-haul national revenue to 40% in 2024.
These measures included the suspension of TM6 forms at Thai-Malaysia border crossings, a 30-day visa-free stay for Kazakh tourists, and the continuation of the 90-day visa-free stay for Russians.
Samut Prakan local media gave an update on a recent accident involving a company bus carrying more than 20 passengers that lost control and plunged into a canal on 200-years Rattanakosin Road, Bang Bo, Samut Prakan.
That’s all for this week, be safe!