Archive for June 2nd, 2017

Students panic as millions flow through bank accounts

Students panic as millions flow through bank accounts

June 2, 2017 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

Five students who were hired to open several bank accounts in their names, and paid 500 baht for each one, were thrown into a panic when they later learned that millions of baht were being cycled through them every month. A woman identified only as Chomnapha took her 17-year-old sonRead More

Court freezes Thai TV’s B1.97bn bank guarantee

Court freezes Thai TV’s B1.97bn bank guarantee

June 2, 2017 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

The atmosphere is sombre at Thai TV’s 1177 news channel after the company failed to pay the second instalment of licence fees in May 2015. (Bangkok Post file photo by Thanarak Khunton) The Supreme Administrative Court has issued an injunction to protect Thai TV’s bank guarantee of 1.97 billion bahtRead More

Five troops wounded in twin blasts

Five troops wounded in twin blasts

June 2, 2017 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

Officials inspect the bomb scene in Narathiwat’s Tak Bai district. (Photo by Waedao Harai) Five soldiers were wounded in two bomb explosions in Narathiwat’s Tak Bai district, local officials said. According to Thai media, the two attacks took place about 30 minutes apart and the second one was believed toRead More

Crew hospitalised after gas leak on foreign fishing vessel

Crew hospitalised after gas leak on foreign fishing vessel

June 2, 2017 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

Evacuated crew receive first aid after being overcome by leaking refrigerant gas on the fishing vessel Tiara 108. (photo by Sutthiwit Chayutworakan) Twenty crew members were affected and 10 were rushed to hospital after a gas leak aboard a foreign tuna fishing vessel berthed in Samut Prakan’s Phra Pradaeng districtRead More

SET up 6.19 to 1,569.30 at midday

SET up 6.19 to 1,569.30 at midday

June 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index rose 0.40%, or 6.19 points, to 1,569.30 at noon on Friday. Total trading value was 18.6 billion baht, with 4.5 billion shares changed hands. SET50 index gained 0.32%, or 3.18 points, to 990.97 in trade worth 9.6 billion baht. MAI advanced 0.54%, orRead More