Finance: Track price action, not pundits' talk

Finance: Track price action, not pundits' talk

PHUKET: As I am writing this, I haven’t turned on a TV in more than 10 days. So I am not getting any news from a verbal source about nuclear confrontations with North Korea, Trump uncertainty or whatever else is going on in the world. However, I have been reading the news and it’s different when you read news versus just listening to people talk on TV. I am also watching for the price action of the market, key indices and stocks. What I see is that despite all the scary news and uncertainty, the market appears to be coiled with many key indices or stocks about to spring forward. Instead of dwelling on the negative, just

Yesterday, 04:00PM

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21-year-old biker killed in Phuket pick-up collision

21-year-old biker killed in Phuket pick-up collision

PHUKET: A 21-year-old biker was killed after he crashed into a pick-up truck in Wichit yesterday afternoon. Maj Narong Muangduang of Wichit Police provided details of the accident that took place in Moo 3, Kwang Road. “We found the body of Chalermchat Podok, 21, covered in blood and lying on the road. We also found a severely damaged big bike and pick-up truck at the scene,” said Maj Narong. Mr Chalermchat’s body had been hurled about 10 meters away from his bike in the impact. “The truck driver, Kittipiboon Supa, 59, said that he was making a u-turn opposite the Granite Andaman shop on Chao Fa West Road when Mr Chal

Yesterday, 03:03PM

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Alleged murderers injured in car crash after shooting teen

Alleged murderers injured in car crash after shooting teen

PHUKET: Five suspects were injured in a car crash in Krabi last night after fleeing a murder scene in which a teenager was killed and another injured. “We first received reports of the shooting at about 6:30pm in Pru Din Na. We found the body of a 16 year-old teen identified only as ‘Jak’ on the ground with two bullet wounds. A 14-year-old identified only as ‘Mong’ was injured from a bullet wound in his back,” said Lt Col Danaithorn Jaisabai of Klongthom Police. Both were taken to Krabi Hospital for further examination and treatment. About 10 minutes later, police received reports of a car crash on a bridge in Khlo

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Bomb blast at army hospital in Bangkok injures 25

Bomb blast at army hospital in Bangkok injures 25

BANGKOK: Twenty five people were injured in a bomb blast at an Army hospital in Bangkok yesterday morning. A police source said an unidentified bomber attached a green vase with artificial flowers to a wall in the reception room of Phramongkutklao Hospital before a homemade bomb exploded there at 10:40am. Investigators of the Metropolitan Police Bureau obtained a picture of the vase that was taken ten minutes before the explosion, the source added. The picture shows the vase attached to the wall while three people wait in a VIP reception room where military officials and retired officers receive medicine. The source said

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Phuket police commander dispels bomb threat rumors

Phuket police commander dispels bomb threat rumors

PHUKET: Officials have warned the public to be careful about sharing unconfirmed reports on social media after a bomb threat warning created panic among Phuket vendors last week. The original source of the message is unknown, but it was widely circulated on line. It read: “Stop going to walking street market, Chilva market or any other weekly markets in Phuket. A group of people from Pattani have come to sell Khao Creab (local crispy biscuit) in Kathu market, but they actually plan to bomb it. The police have called me to inform other vendors of this threat.” Phuket Provincial Police Commander Teerapol Thipjaroen deni

Monday, May 22, 2017 | 05:30 PM

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Illegal cock-fighting, gambling ring busted, 15 arrested

Illegal cock-fighting, gambling ring busted, 15 arrested

PHUKET: Fifteen people were arrested while 15 others are on the run after Thalang Police raided a cock-fighting ring in Moo Baan Para yesterday afternoon. Lt Col Prasarn Toworn of Thalang Police led a team of officers to inspect the area after receiving complaints from locals about illegal cock-fighting and gambling there. “The suspects included both Thais and Burmese. They all ran into a nearby forest when they saw us, but we managed to capture 15 of them, aged 19 to 54 years,” said Col Prasarn. “We also seized 11 roosters and 300 baht in cash,” he added. All suspects were charged with gambling and taken to Thalan

Monday, May 22, 2017 | 04:37 PM

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