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Partying Teenagers Jailed For Defying Emergency Decree

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25 Teenagers Arrested Partying During Curfew

Eighteen teenagers who were arrested on Monday night partying at a house in Ayutthaya were all handed custodial sentences for defying the Emergency Decree.

Prayuth Phetchakhun, the deputy spokesman of the Office of the Attorney-General, said on Thursday the teenagers were all charged with breaching the decree by taking part in a mass gathering and for various drug offences.

25 Teenagers Arrested Partying During Curfew

25 Teenagers Arrested Partying During Curfew

Police raided the raft house in Ayutthaya’s Bang Sai district at around 11.30pm on Monday night following a tip-off from a member of the public.

Various quantities of marijuana, ketamine, and ecstasy were found with dozens of liquor bottles. The drugs were seized and taken into evidence.

On Thursday two of the teenagers were sentenced to one month in jail for defying the Emergency Decree, while the rest were given four-month jail terms each for violating the decree and drug abuse at the Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Kwaeng Court.

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83 Pubs In Bangkok Shuttered Following Fire-Safety Inspections

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83 Pubs In Bangkok Shuttered Following Fire-Safety Inspections

83 pubs in the capital were temporarily shuttered on Saturday due to fire safety failings.

Following the fire at a Sattahip pub in the early hours of Friday morning that left 15 people dead, the Governor of Bangkok ordered inspections at entertainment venues across all 50 districts.

So far over 400 Bangkok venues have been inspected to ensure fire exits and escape routes are adequate and up to standard.

With tourists starting to return, the governor said it was important to step up safety measures.

Governor Chadchart has ordered further inspections in a bid to weed out entertainment venues operating illegally.

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Thailand To Introduce 10-Year Visa For Skilled Workers, Investors

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Another week, and another new long-term visa proposal from the government.

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