In this Thailand news video, we're reporting on the latest development in the saga of Thaksin Shinawatra. It looks like the eccentric former Prime Minister will be making a return to Thailand on August 10th, and foreign residents and tourists will be paying more for Parks and historical sites.
Whether you're a fan of Thaksin or not, this video is sure to have you interested in the latest news from Thailand. Stay up to date on the latest developments in the ongoing saga of Thaksin Shinawatra with xtra!
Heavy rain forecast for most of Thailand from July 29th to August 1st
People living in northern, north-eastern, central and southern Thailand can expect heavy to very heavy rain and accumulations, which may cause flash floods and overflows, especially along waterways and lowland from July 29th to August 1st, according to the Meteorological Department.
Source - Thai PBS World
Thailand charges foreigners’ higher fees to enter historical sites
The Cabinet meeting on July 25 approved the proposal to increase entrance fees for foreigners at historic sites. The revised rates apply to registered historical sites and 72 national museums, except that Thai nationals will retain the same rates as they have since 2008.
Source - Khaosod English
Charter Court to consider ombudsman’s petition on August 3rd
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has scheduled a meeting on August 3rd to consider whether to accept for consideration the ombudsman’s petition for the court to rule on the constitutionality of the July 19th decision by parliament, by a majority vote, to reject Move Forward party leader Pita Limjaroenrat’s renomination for the prime ministerial post.
Source - Thai PBS World
Thaksin to return on Aug 10
Fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra is scheduled to return to Thailand on August 10, after 17 years of self-imposed exile, his youngest daughter Paetongtarn announced on Wednesday in a Facebook posting.
Her announcement was made on her father’s 74th birthday.
Source - The Bangkok Post - Thai PBS World
Phuket airport to create an ‘all taxi’ area
PHUKET: Phuket International Airport will have an ‘all taxi’ area where all legally registered, legally operating taxis can pick up tourists at the island’s key tourism portal.
Source - The Phuket News
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