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New National Police Chief Selection Underway

As the formation of a new government coalition continues, the appointment of a new national police chief is set to be finalized by the end of the month. Prime Minister Prayut Chanocha is expected to oversee the appointment in his capacity as chairman of the Police Commission. According to Section 78(1) of the National Police Act, the Prime Minister can appoint a police chief based on seniority, calibre, and experience in investigation or suppression from a list of deputy candidates. The appointment then goes to the Police Commission for endorsement, followed by submission for royal approval.

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Koh Phangan Murder Case: A Detailed Overview

On August 16, 2023, the Thai police declared the closure of their investigation into the murder of a Colombian plastic surgeon on Koh Phangan. The case involved a gruesome act of dismemberment, allegedly committed by the victim’s partner, and gained significant media attention. A majority of the victim’s body still remains missing.

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Exploring the Andaman Coastal Road Project

An impact study is set to be carried out for the proposed Andaman Coastal Road project that aims to link the Ranong and Satun provinces. This initiative is led by the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP). The intention behind this ambitious project is to provide improved access to tourist attractions across six provinces Ranong, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, and Satun.

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Streamlining Filming Permits in Bangkok

Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt has instructed all district offices in the city and the City Law Enforcement Department to expedite the processing of foreign film shoot applications. He has specified that applications for shoots in public spaces should be processed within three days, while those for public parks should be processed in seven days.

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Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever and Chikungunya Disease Prevention and Control Campaign

On August 15, 2013, the Bo Phut Subdistrict Health Promotion Hospital, Koh Samui district, initiated a joint effort to combat Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever and Chikungunya Disease. Village health volunteers from groups 15 of Bo Phut subdistrict collaborated to launch the prevention and control campaign. The opening ceremony was presided over by Duangporn Boonmee, Director of Bo Phut Subdistrict Health Promotion Hospital, alongside members of the Municipal Council, municipal staff, and staff from the Public Health and Environment Department of Koh Samui Municipality.

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