Thai-language Headlines of October 5, 2011

Komchadluek, October 5, 2011
– At Ayuttaya, World Heritage-listed Wat Chai Watthanaram was flooded by water from the Chao Phraya River. The provincial governor was ordered to quickly repair the flood wall and drain the water out from the temple with the expectation that it would minimize the damage to the ancient site.
– ICT announced that it would not be more than 2 days to arrest a hacker of Ms. Yingluck’s Twitter account.
– As the free hot-bus travel in Bangkok and third-class inter-provincial train travel scheme was due to expire on 31st of December 2011, the cabinet has extended the policy until 15th January 2012. The Cabinet also approved zero-interest loans up to one million baht for the first time home buyers over three years.
– A man was shot dead in the head.

Matichon, October 5, 2011
– In Ayuttaya, the World Heritage-listed Wat Chai Watthanaram was inundated by water from the Chao Phraya River. The governor was ordered to repair the flood wall and drain the temple with the expectation that it would minimize damage to the ancient site.
– ICT announced that it would not be more than 2 days to arrest a hacker of Ms. Yingluck’s Twitter account.
– Fugitive Red Shirt activist Daranee Kritboonyalai turned herself to the police to deny the charge of violating a protest ban.
– A man was shot dead in the head.

Thairath, October 5, 2011
– Red alert in Ayutthaya. Six Ayutthaya districts were poised for emergency evacuation yesterday as flash floods were predicted in the evening hours in low-lying areas and along the Chao Phraya River. Two meter floods in Chai Wattana temple.
– Mark [Abhisit] mentioned that this government uses their power over the limit. He would like to reject the Red leader’s revision of an act of legislation for the Defense Ministry.
– Hurry to hunt Payoon wood gangsters. They killed some officers when the officers found them cutting wood.
– Now Wichian is secretary of the NSC. They proposed Priewpan to be Commissioner General [chief of police], but he has to wait until Wichian is an official NSC secretary.
– Ex-member of the House of Representative’s assistant was killed. The reason was their business conflict.
– Pra Kasem [aggressive rebel monk] has to disrobe by 5 October.

Daily News, October 5, 2011
– Floods pound the ancient temple. Ayutthaya heritage site swamped by 2 meters of water. Bangkok-Nontaburi-Patumthani-Paknum are waiting to handle this flood.
– The government gives green light for transfer of Wichian.
– Purchase of new 2 Blackhawks and 17 million smart cards approved.
– Pra Kasem has to disrobe in 3 days.
– Commissioner of Suthisarn police station accepts the allegation a Ratchada Casino. There’s less punishment in accepting this.

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