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- Thai army puts off military purchases until coronavirus outbreak passes
ДЛЯ ПОДТВЕРЖДЕНИЯ, ЧТО ВЫ СТАРШЕ 18-ТИ, ПОЖАЛУЙСТА, АВТОРИЗИРУЙТЕСЬ ЧЕРЕЗ ВК
The solider has shot dead at least 12 people late this afternoon. The city is in virtual lockdown as security officials are trying to clear the areas around the crime scene. The gunman was live-streaming the entire incident and taking selfies in front of the crime scene. But other social media reports are saying that up to 20 people could have been killed in the rampage. The number of people shot remains fluid and we will update the situation as soon as more accurate information comes to hand. Police are still currently searching for an armed soldier who is said to carrying an assault rifle and is currently holed up inside the Terminal 21 shopping centre. The soldier has been identified as Sgt. Jakkrapanth Thomma. Police say that he stole a Humvee vehicle from his army base and then went on a shooting rampage around the city. Jakkrapan later went inside the Terminal 21 shopping mall and started shooting shoppers. At this stage the dead include a motorcycle taxi rider, students, a taxi driver and, according to unverified reports, police and children. Other video show the gunman firing his rifle into the crowd and busy traffic driving past the mall. Jakkrapanth has also posted several photos and videos of his attack on social media and has been updating with more photos and descriptions. Speaking to the camera, Jakkakrapanth, wearing his helmet and uniform, spoke directly to the camera. Or catch up on your Thailand news. If you have story ideas, a restaurant to review, an event to cover or an issue to discuss, contact The Thaiger editorial staff. Your email address will not be published. Banyin is currently detained at the Bangkok Remand Prison, where he is serving time for forging documents to transfer million baht worth of shares to two associates. The court found Banyin guilty of colluding with Kanthana Siwathanapol, a former golf caddie, and stockbroker Uracha Wachirakulton to transfer the assets of the late billionaire contractor Chuwong Sae Tang. The CSD say they have evidence, including forensic tests, to prosecute murder charge against Banyin and the five other suspects. When the victim arrived at the court, he was kidnapped and later killed. The case was then assigned to another judge, and the trial ended with Banyin sentenced to 8 years in prison for forgery. Currently, Banyin and the suspects are facing charges of assault, abduction and threatening a state official. Police in the Tak province, northern Thailand, yesterday arrested two Burmese nationals for trying to smuggle Officers say the pair were driving a pickup truck with Burmese licence plates and entered Thailand by the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge. Having passed through the immigration checkpoint, they headed toward Wang Ta Kean, a village about metres from the customs checkpoint. Police then flagged the car down for a search. The suspects had all the documents required for entry, but police found 16, 1,baht banknotes in two black plastic bags in the car. Police say the pair claimed they were going to deposit the cash at a Kasikorn bank in Mae Sot. The pair were charged with trying to bring Thai currency into the country without declaring it to customs. The Central Investigation Bureau chief ordered police to take the suspects and the confiscated money to Crime Suppression Division 4, which is investigating where the money came from. Police say the Anti-Money Laundering Office was also asked to press an additional charge of money laundering against them. The Burmese border is notorious for drug smugglingas well as human trafficking activities. Too close and too many people. Over have been arrested illegally gambling in a secret casino near the Nonthaburi Market. The game of choice at the casino was Thai style Hi-Low which is played using a Hi-Low board with a dice shaker and two to three dice. The gambler will place their money on a number square from one to six. Once the dice are cast and the results come up, the winner then takes all, but more often than not, the house wins surprise! The DOPA received a tip from locals in the area worried about lack of social distancing as a potential hot bed for the virus.
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They say the change is in order to prioritise national recovery efforts in the wake of the Covid coronavirus outbreak. A Defence Ministry spokesman says cuts to the budget for military hardware and projects are being considered. A spokesperson says that any procurement project that is able to be delayed, without affecting foreign contracts, must be delayed. The spokesperson clarified that some budget funds have already spent and military contracts under the budget may have binding contracts. Or catch up on your Thailand news. Your email address will not be published. Police were checking cars along the Phon Thong-Kuchinarai road in Roi Et, far north-east Thailand, when a dark grey Honda sedan approached. It was The policeman claimed that he planned to give the masks to a relative for a funeral. Oh, and the issue of the fake license plate registered to the vehicle. It was later discovered that the 7, masks were made in Vietnam and the Department of Internal Trade is now investigating if the suspect had the proper permissions to distribute medical face masks, or whether he holds a license to import medical products from Vietnam. The woman, who in March had only recently returned from overseas, was found to be infected with the virus and was admitted to Phyathai 2 Hospital in Bangkok. She apparently made a full recovery and was discharged, and soon returned to her hometown. But somewhere around Aprilshe became sick again and went for a test. The result showed that her throat was infected with Covid Both cases are now under treatment in local hospitals, and authorities are trying to trace people who might have been in close contact with them. A report yesterday showed that Chaiyaphum currently has Covid patients. The local government has asked its residents to strictly follow curfew directives to limit the spread of the virus. Testing remains the core of identifying patients with Covid but there have been cases of false positives that may lead to apparent re-infections. Joining other provinces such as Pattaya and Phuketthe southern province of Trang will ban entry and exit from tomorrow until April No one will be allowed to enter or leave the province, except for the transport of medical personnel, goods, fuel, and parcels. It will also close most retail outlets, except supermarkets, pharmacies, banks and telecom shops. Trang residents who return to the province will be allwed to enter but will be quarantined for 14 days. Phuket sealed its land and sea borders two weeks ago and will close its airport tomorrow. Connect with us. Share Tweet. Related Topics: Army Coronavirus delays purchases submarines. Don't Miss Policeman nabbed with 7, masks and for breaking national curfew in the north-east. You may like. Did an Issan woman get coronavirus for a second time? Phuket will launch door-to-door coronavirus checks across the island. Greeley Pulitzer. Click to comment. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Coronavirus Covid Policeman nabbed with 7, masks and for breaking national curfew in the north-east. Published 24 mins ago on April 10, By The Thaiger. So why does a 33 year old policeman need 7, masks? Continue Reading.
The Royal Thai Army is responsible for protecting the kingdom's sovereignty. The army was formed inpartly as a response to new security threats following the Bowring Treaty with Britain, which opened the country for international trade. On 22 May the army deposed the government, appointed military officers to the national assemblyand on 21 August they elected the army's Commander in Chief, General Prayut Chan-o-chaas prime minister. The general retired October  to concentrate on political reform which he said would take at least a year, following which he promised national elections would be held. Its leadership continues to see coup-making as one role of the army. The number of army generals is unclear. One point of comparison: as of 1 Novemberthe US Army had general officers  : 2 for a force oftroops. During his tenure, general officer numbers were based on the number of troops under their command. As of [update]only — four-star generals occupy command positions. Speaking on the topic of army manpower, Saiyud declared that, "Everybody being a general is unbelievable. Full generals don't have a seat to sit in or a job to do. This position is considered the most powerful position in the Thai Armed Forces. The creation of the 15th Infantry Division was announced in January The military will not ignore its general function of providing safety for the citizens of the region, he added. He said that troops for the new division would undergo training to give them a good understanding of local residents, the vast majority of whom are ethnic Malay Muslims. The division is in fact a transformation of the Pranburi -based 16th Infantry Division. It will now be headquartered at Fort Ingkhayutthaborihan in Pattanicomplete with its battalions and companies of military police and communications and aviation personnel, he said. It will also have three separate infantry battalions, one each in Pattani, Yalaand Narathiwat. Each battalion will include three companies of medical, engineering, and psychological warfare personnel, he said. The government will allocate a budget of more than 18 billion baht for the division over the next four years. The 15th Infantry Division is being established as a permanent force to handle security problems in the Deep South. The division is based in Pattani and is expected to have a combined force of around 10, The establishment of this new division, approved by the government inhas yet to be completed. As of this writing, some 7, troops deployed in the Deep South are affiliated to this division. It is in charge of medical affairs, and providing medical care, both in the field and on base, training personnel in research and agriculture and supervising the other medical divisions within the Royal Thai Army. AMED observed years of service in January with years of service having been honoured by issue of a series of commemorative stamps. Lopburithe main base complex of Royal Thai Army Aviation, including training, technical school, aircraft maintenance, and aircraft storage. This unit is responsible for maintenance and storage of army aircraft and helicopters. The army is divided into districts, whereby the first digit of the district indicates the army first, second, third or fourth that operates it. The names of forts are from locations or influential figures in Thailand's history.