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7-Eleven launches campaign to 'reduce and stop' use of plastic bags

Following its “7 Go Green” policy, CP All, the founder of 7-Eleven in Thailand, has begun a campaign to “reduce and stop” plastic bags at its stores nationwide.   In a press release issued by the company on Thursday, Tanin Buranamanit Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CP All, the...
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7,000 overstaying foreigners is the target in latest crackdown.

Acting Immigration police chief vows to get rid of 7,000 overstaying foreigners by end of month writes the Nationmultimedia.com Breaking News October 19, 2018 09:59 By The Nation     Acting Immigration Police chief Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakpal, who recently got the job because of his relentless crackdowns on...
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Thai drivers ignoring driving fines.

File photo. The Nation photo File photo. The Nation photo Thai drivers ignoring 11 million traffic tickets Around Thailand October 19, 2018 13:12 By The Nation With drivers in Thailand currently ignoring more than 11 million traffic tickets, police are hastening efforts to link their online database with the Land Transport Department’s vehicle registration system...
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New Immigration head clamps down on visa ‘tips’..DON'T TIP

New Immigration head clamps down on visa ‘tips’   national October 04, 2018 18:56     The new head of Thai immigration, Maj-General Surachate Hakpal – known as “Big Joke” in the media – has begun implementing his tough anti-corruption message at immigration writes Nationmultimedia.com The signage going up nationwide...
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Hundreds of Foreigners Arrested in Record Raids

Maj. Gen. Surachet Hakpan, right, at a Friday press briefing with foreigners arrested from across country. Hundreds of Foreigners Arrested in Record Raids Full Credit to Khaosod English News   Maj. Gen. Surachet Hakpan, right, at a Friday press briefing with foreigners arrested from across country.   BANGKOK — Police on Friday said hundreds of foreigners were arrested in another round of national raids targeting schools,...
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Maeklong Railway Market in Thailand