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Murder Hunt Launched After German Expat Found Stabbed To Death

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Murder Hunt Launched After German Expat Found Stabbed To Death

Police in Prachin Buri province have launched a murder hunt after the body of a German expat was found stabbed to death at his home on Wednesday morning.

The body was discovered by the man’s ex-wife at his three-room house Soi Roman Uthit 3 in tambon Na Muang.

Inside the house, police found a blood-stain fruit knife on the living room floor while the body of the man was found laid on a bed with stabs wounds to his chest.

His former wife Sriwan Khunmak, 45, told police despite being divorced, the couple remained in regular contact.

She said the deceased had called her on Tuesday evening to say his mother had sent him 40,000 baht asking could she collect it on his behalf.

When she arrived on Wednesday morning, she said, she discovered his body of her ex-husband who taught English at the Thambrit Mr Paul language institute in Prachin Buri.

Investigators said they are looking into several lines of inquiry including robbery or a family fued.

The German man’s 19-year-old daughter who lives in Sukhothai province with her husband in Sukhothai would also be questioned.

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Two Weeks Of New Covid Control Measures Effective From April 18

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Two Weeks New Covid Control Measures Effective From April 18

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration announced a new round of control measures this afternoon to curb the latest outbreak of the virus but there will be NO curfew and NO lockdown.

18 provinces have been recategorised as Red – Highly Controlled Area – Bangkok, Khon Kaen, Chon Buri, Chiang Mai, Tak, Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Phuket, Rayong, Songkhla, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Sa Kaeo, Suphan Buri and Udon Thani.

All other provinces are now Orange – Controlled Area.

Two Weeks New Covid Control Measures Effective From April 18

New measures for ALL provinces:
– closure of nightlife & entertainment venues
– closure of schools
– no events of more than 50 people without prior permission
– shopping malls and department stores to close at 9pm
– fitness centres, gyms, sports arenas to close 9pm and limit numbers

New measures in 18 Red provinces
– restaurants to close at 9pm, takeaway until 11pm
– no alcohol to be served
– supermarkets, convenience stores can open 4am – 11pm

New measures in 59 Orange provinces
– restaurants to close at 11pm
– no alcohol to be served

The CCSA also advised where possible for people to work from home, and refrain from unnecessary travel.

All new measures take effect from Sunday 18th April 2021 for at least two weeks.

If the situation improves, measures may be relaxed. However, if the situation worsens provincial governors may impose harsher measures.

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BMA Issues Advisory On Self-Quarantine While Waiting To Be Admitted To Hospital

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BMA Issues Advisory On Self-Quarantine While Waiting To Be Admitted To Hospital

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has issued an advisory for those having tested positive for COVID-19 but have yet to find a hospital where they can be admitted to.

The advisory includes a 10-day home quarantine.

Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang said infected people living at home with other family members should take the following four steps:

1) Isolate themselves in a room/bedroom,
2) Avoid eating with other members of the household,
3) Separate garbage
4) Use a separate toilet.

Infected patients can get more advice on self-isolation at the Medical Department Hotline 1668, the National Institute of Emergency Medicine Hotline 1669, and the NHSO Hotline 1330, 24 hours a day.

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The Curtain Comes Down On Hua Hin

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The Curtain Comes Down On Hua Hin

The hammer has fallen on Hua Hin after the governor of Prachuap Khiri Khan signed an order on Tuesday night shutting down high-risk businesses and banning the sale of booze in restaurants following a rise in the number of Covid cases in the province.

Along with shutting down pubs and clubs, the order lists water parks, children’s playgrounds, gyms, cinemas, internet cafes, gaming shops for closure too.

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The sudden jump in cases has been linked to a concert by Joey Boy at the Maya Exclusive Pub in Hua Hin on March 30.

Hua Hin deputy district chief Montri Manichpong and assistant public health officer Janewit Plisak on Tuesday filed a complaint with Hua Hin police, urging them to take action against the owner of Maya Exclusive Pub for violating the Communicable Disease Act, the Entertainment Venue Act and the emergency decree.

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