Published: Apr 16, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has awarded bulk contracts to third-party vendors in recent weeks in a scramble to obtain N95 respirator masks, and the government has paid the companies more than $5 per unit, nearly eight times what it would have spent in January and February when U.S. intelligence agencies warned of a looming global pandemic, procurement records show.
Published: Sep 20, 2019
Officials from the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) and police officers showed up in the Mor Chit area of Bangkok’s Chatuchak district on Friday (September 20) with eviction orders for vendors who have been illegally using the 35-rai plot on Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, which belongs to the SRT.
Published: Aug 27, 2018
Police, on an operation to search for an illegal “libido booster” drug in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area on Sunday night, found 15 law-breaking stalls although the vendors managed to escaped arrest, deputy national police chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta said on Monday.
Published: Aug 02, 2018
Khaosan Road, a couple days ago a bustling street with foreign tourists and hawkers both day and night, was a bit lonely on Thursday without signs of street food stalls, clothing stalls or tattoo booths on its sidewalks.
Published: May 31, 2018
Forensic police have been investigating the ‘Trunk" market fire last Sunday night off the Phang Nga Road in Phuket Town, while an executive of the Jatujak Phuket Company, Wannakorn Pattarapakorn, visited stallholders to discuss options.