Top National Thailand Stories From the Past Week: Massive Gambling Den Raid and More

Here is a look at the top NATIONAL Thailand stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, Monday, March 18th, to Sunday, March 24th, 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!

1. Pheu Thai Party Leader Discusses Thai-Cambodian Relations and ASEAN Tourism Cooperation During Visit to Cambodia.
Ms. Paetongtarn Shinawatra, the leader of the Pheu Thai Party, led the party’s executive committee to visit Cambodia for political discussions to develop cooperation between the two countries.

2. Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Leads Massive Gambling Den Raid Operation in Nonthaburi, Over 300 Gamblers Captured.
The police confiscated cash and casino chips worth more than 320 million baht and more than 300 million baht in banking accounts. More than 300 gamblers were captured, according to the police.

3. Thai Authorities Reveal That Illegal Immigrant Workers are Taking Over Thai Jobs in Tourist Areas
The immigrant workers are allegedly illegally taking over Thai people’s jobs in tourist attractions and commercial areas in Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket, Chiang Mai, and other locations and were inspected by Thai authorities.

4. Thailand’s Top Cops Transferred to PMs Office Temporarily During Gambling Investigation
Srettha issued an order to temporarily transfer Pol. Gen. Surachet and Pol. Gen. Torsak for 60 days to perform their duty at the Office of the Prime Minister. Pol. Gen. Kittirat Phanphet, the deputy police commander, was appointed as the acting commissioner general of the Royal Thai Police.

5. Thai Authorities Pursue Arson Suspects in Southern Provinces After 45 Simultaneous Attacks
The groups of suspects had comprehensive plans and were well-prepared. More than 100 individuals reportedly simultaneously scattered and fled after arson attacks in three provinces, according to local media.

That’s all for this week, be safe!

This article originally appeared on our sister website The TPN National.

Kittisak Phalaharn
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