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World Environment Day: A United Nations Initiative

World Environment Day, celebrated on June 5th every year, is an initiative by the United Nations (UN) to inspire cooperation and raise awareness about the environment. The UN aims to empower individuals and communities with the knowledge and tools necessary to address pressing environmental issues and contribute to creating a sustainable future.

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Police Takedown of Chiang Rai Scam Ring

In a recent operation, officers from Provincial Police Region 5 and the Immigration Bureau arrested a Chinese national and 12 accomplices on charges of running an online scam. Pol Lt Gen Piya Tawichai, the Provincial Police Region 5 commissioner, reported that the arrest was made after receiving a tipoff about a group of scammers operating in Chiang Rai city.

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Royal Celebration in Koh Samui

On June 3, 2023, a grand ceremony was held at Kanchanaphisek Meeting Hall in Group 3, Ang Thong Subdistrict, Koh Samui District, Surat Thani Province, to celebrate the birthday of Her Majesty the Queen. The event commenced at 18:00 hrs, and Mr. Chayaphon Intrasupa, the District Chief of Koh Samui, presided over the ceremony. Distinguished guests, including Mr. Suthamma Samthong, Deputy Mayor, and Mr. Pakorn Kanchanaphon, Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Koh Samui, attended the event. Representatives from various government agencies, state enterprises, executives, officials, civil servants, and residents of Koh Samui District also participated in the ceremony, showcasing their unity and continued support for the monarchy.

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Small Firms Anticipate Alcohol Industry Liberalization

Small breweries and local distilleries in Thailand are optimistic about their future if the Move Forward Party (MFP) forms a coalition government and implements changes to liberalize the alcohol industry, as promised. Due to the current strict laws and regulations controlling production and retailing, these businesses have found it difficult to survive in a heavily monopolized market.

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Strengthening Thai-Sri Lankan Relations on Vesak Day

Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Dinesh Gunawardena, was warmly welcomed by Prime Minister Prayut Chanocha during his official visit to Thailand. Government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri praised Sri Lanka’s rapid economic recovery and mentioned that Thailand is willing to provide further assistance if needed. The visit strengthens the diplomatic ties between the two countries, which have been connected through Buddhism for over 700 years.

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Successful Phuket Crime-Free Project

The Phuket crimefree project has demonstrated notable success with over 1,000 foreigners apprehended for overstaying their visas. This achievement was made possible through the collaboration of 800 accommodation providers and the local Phuket Immigration Office. ## Strengthening Law Enforcement through Cooperation

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