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Loud bang heard, green light seen in Thailand’s North could be a bolide

The mysterious explosive sound and turquoise glow seen and photographed in northern Thailand on Tuesday evening could be a...

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Gap between two AstraZeneca vaccine doses to be reduced to 8 weeks

Thailand’s National Communicable Disease Committee (NCDC) has decided to move forward the administration of the second dose of AstraZeneca...

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UEFA refuses to light Munich stadium in rainbow colours for Germany-Hungary match

UEFA’s decision to block plans by Munich to light the Allianz Arena in rainbow colours for the Germany-Hungary Euro...

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Tinder adds new features as love seekers stay virtual

Dating app Tinder on Tuesday added more ways for people to get to know each other from afar before...

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U.S. directs 55 millions of COVID-19 shots to Latin America, Africa, Asia

(Reuters) – The White House laid out a plan on Monday to share 55 million U.S. COVID–19 vaccine doses globally, with roughly...

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Schools in several provinces closed as COVID-19 infections re-emerge

Schools in several of Thailand’s provinces have been ordered to close, just a week after the start of the...

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NASA sends squid from Hawaii into space for research

HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are in space for study. The baby Hawaiian bobtail squid...

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Philippines’ Duterte threatens those who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine with jail

MANILA (Reuters) – President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as the Philippines battles one of Asia’s worst...

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Physicians urge for strict measures, no long holidays, before reopening Thailand

The Royal College of Physicians of Thailand (RCPT) has proposed a list of six prerequisites, to be implemented by...

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Palang Pracharat to nominate Prayut as PM again if party wins election

Thailand’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Thammanat Prompao, a controversial politician who was recently elected as the ruling Palang Pracharat Party...

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi thanks supporters for flower protests

Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday thanked her supporters for defying the junta to celebrate her...

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Up to 10,000 spectators allowed at each Olympic venue despite warnings

TOKYO (Reuters) – Olympics organisers on Monday capped the number of spectators at 10,000 for each venue at the Tokyo 2020 Games, days after experts warned...

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Bitcoin tumbles 10% in wake of deepening China crackdown

LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Bitcoin tumbled almost 10% on Monday as recent volatility in the cryptocurrency market showed no signs of dampening down, with...

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Yala Madrasa COVID-19 cluster spreads to 190 people in 12 Thai provinces

The COVID-19 cluster at a madrasa, an Islamic boarding school, in Thailand’s southernmost province of Yala, has now led...

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New biosafety labs unveiled, AstraZeneca vaccine to be donated by Japan in July

Biosafety labs, for tests on COVID-19 and other new diseases, jointly developed by Japan and Thailand’s Department of Medical...

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Support rising in Japan for Tokyo Olympics this summer: poll

Around a third of Japanese now back holding the Olympics, up from just 14 percent last month, a new...

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Two areas in Samut Sakhon declared COVID-19 strictly controlled zones

The communicable disease control committee of the coastal province of Samut Sakhon put two areas in Muang and Krathum...

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AstraZeneca, EU both claim victory in tussle over deliveries

BRUSSELS (AP) — AstraZeneca and the European Union both claimed victory Friday in a court tussle over allegations that...

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Israel to send 1 million doses to Palestinians in vaccine exchange

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday it will transfer around 1 million doses of soon-to-expire coronavirus vaccines to the...

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10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to be distributed across Thailand in July

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is aiming to administer about 10 million doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac...

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Eight airlines given slots to fly to Krabi from end of October

Eight airlines have been given slots to fly into Thailand’s southern resort province of Krabi during the cold season,...

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Myanmar extends detention of US journalist Danny Fenster

(AP) — A court in Myanmar extended the detention of American journalist Danny Fenster for another two weeks on...

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Madrasa in Yala ordered closed as many students got COVID-19

An Islamic boarding school, in Thailand’s southern border province of Yala, has been ordered to close after many students...

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‘Uncle Engineer’ given suspended prison term, community service, over teenager killing

An engineer, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for murder by two lower courts, was given a...

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Global COVID-19 death toll exceeds 4 million

(Reuters) – Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide passed a grim milestone of 4 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as many countries...

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Woof woof: Thailand’s virus sniffer dogs to detect COVID19 in communities

Bangkok (AP) – Thailand’s dog virus-detecting squad are ready for their close up. Posing at a photo-opportunity organised by...

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No link established between COVID-19 vaccinations and deaths of 13 people – DDC

Autopsy results have found no link between COVID-19 vaccines and the post-vaccination deaths of 13 people, according to Dr....

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Phuket prepares for fully vaccinated foreign tourists, as 63% of locals inoculated

Thailand’s resort island of Phuket is preparing to open to foreign tourists in less than two weeks, with 63.3%...

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Pheu Thai Party’s dual approach to amending Constitution explained

Pheu Thai Party’s advisor Phumtham Wechayachai has explained the rationale behind the party’s strategy to amend the current Constitution,...

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International News World

Biden talks down Russia, spurs allies in bid to back Putin into a corner

WASHINGTON/GENEVA (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on his first foreign foray sought to cast Russia not as a direct competitor to the United...

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China launches first crew to live on new space station

JIUQUAN, China (AP) — Under bright-blue morning skies, China launched its first crewed space mission in five years Thursday,...

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Many skeptical over PM’s ability to reopen Thailand fully in 4 months

Many people remain uncertain about Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s mission to reopen Thailand in four months, which he stated...

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New Zealand economy back to pre-pandemic levels

New Zealand’s economy posted better-than-expected growth of 1.6 percent in the first quarter of 2021, official data showed Thursday,...

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Biden and Putin agree to steps on cybersecurity, arms control

GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Wednesday to begin cybersecurity and arms control talks at a summit that highlighted their discord on...

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Delta variant in Thailand may replace Alpha in few months, says Medical Science Dept.

Medical Sciences Department Director-General Dr. Supakit Sirilak predicted that, in the next 2-3 months, the Delta (Indian) variant of...

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Avoid sex in case of COVID-19 risks, Thailand’s Health Department says

Thailand’s Heath Department has recommended that lovers and spouses avoid sex, if there is a risk of getting infected...

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Three government parties submit constitutional amendment drafts, limit to senate power sought

Three government coalition parties, Democrat, Bhumjaithai and Chart Thai Pattana, have submitted eight draft constitutional amendments to Thailand’s House...

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Biden, Putin upbeat as Geneva summit starts

US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin shook hands in Geneva on Wednesday at the start...

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PM aims to fully reopen Thailand in 4 months

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declared today (Wednesday) that Thailand will fully reopen its borders within four months, as the...

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Thailand records 2331 new infections, 40 deaths, 8 more clusters Wednesday

2,331 new COVID-19 infections and 40 more deaths were recorded today (Wednesday) as eight new clusters were reported in...

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Phitsanulok schools closed after one day of reopening following COVID-19 infections

Six schools in Chart Trakarn and Nakhon Thai districts of Thailand’s northern province of Phitsanulok have been ordered to...

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Japan weighing 10,000-spectator cap ahead of Olympics

Japan could allow up to 10,000 fans at sports events ahead of the Olympics, media reported Wednesday, as organisers...

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Israel-Gaza violence erupts for first time since end of last month’s fighting

GAZA (Reuters) – Israel mounted air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the first since the end of 11 days of cross-border fighting last month, in response to incendiary balloons launched...

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Thai Airways seeks new capital to resume operations after rehabilitation plan approval

Financially-strapped Thai Airways International (THAI) is seeking 50 billion Baht worth of capital from both the government and private...

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Prominent doctor urges postponement of Thailand’s reopening to foreign tourists in July

A prominent doctor has urged the postponement of Thailand’s reopening to fully vaccinated foreign tourists without quarantine requirements in...

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PM apologizes (again) for jab postponements, promises more vaccines

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday apologized again for the widespread postponements of vaccination appointments across the country, and...

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White House to host July 4 ‘independence from virus’ bash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cue the fireworks. President Joe Biden wants to imbue Independence Day with new meaning this year...

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Eriksen sends public thank you message from hospital

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen sent his first public message from the hospital on Tuesday, thanking supporters for their...

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Postponed vaccinations of elderly, those with 7 diseases in Bangkok to resume on Wednesday

COVID-19 vaccine jabs for the elderly and those with any of seven specific non-communicable diseases in Bangkok, whose vaccination...

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Beijing accuses NATO of exaggerating ‘China threat theory’

Beijing on Tuesday accused NATO of exaggerating the threat from China and “creating confrontation”, after a vow from the...

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China ready to launch first crew to new space station

The first crew for China’s new space station prepared to blast off this week for the latest step in...

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UK delays COVID reopening by a month, citing Delta variant risk

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson delayed his plans to lift most remaining COVID-19 restrictions by a month on Monday, warning that thousands...

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Human trials of first Thai developed COVID-19 vaccine begins Monday

Human trials of the first Thai COVID-19 vaccine, developed by Chula Vaccine Research Centre (CVRC) at Chulalongkorn University and...

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Biden rallies NATO against ‘new challenges’ from Russia, China

US President Joe Biden warned Monday that NATO must adapt to new challenges posed by China and Russia as...

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3,355 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, 10 new clusters found in 8 provinces

Ten new clusters of COVID-19 infections have been identified in eight of Thailand’s provinces, as new infections today (Monday)...

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Another Thai woman dies after receiving AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab

Family members of a 73-year-old woman are demanding that authorities investigate her death and take responsibility, if it is...

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Most of Thailand’s schools reopen under new normal regime today

After about two months of closure, due to concerns over widespread COVID-19 infections, schools in most parts of Thailand,...

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No country for old men (or women) as society’s vulnerable are being left behind in vaccine rollout

Over the weekend, several hospitals in Bangkok, and many other provinces, postponed vaccination appointments for this week. Today (Monday),...

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Netanyahu out, Bennett in as Israel marks end of an era

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Benjamin Netanyahu‘s record 12-year run as Israel‘s prime minister ended on Sunday with parliament approving a new “government of...

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Aid groups say G7 one billion dose pledge falls short

Some of the world’s leading charities and health organisations say a pledge by G7 nations to donate one billion...

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Autopsy shows woman died of heart attack after AstraZeneca shot

An autopsy has found that the death of a 46-year-old Thai woman Tuesday night, just hours after receiving an...

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Banks told by central bank to extend debt repayment for SMEs until year end

The Bank of Thailand has instructed commercial banks to extend, until the end of the year, debt repayment periods...

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Sinopharm jabs to be available in two weeks, registration starts Monday

The first batch of China’s Sinopharm vaccine of one million doses will arrive in Thailand next Sunday (June 20th),...

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UK’s Johnson hails Biden as ‘a big breath of fresh air’

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed U.S. President Joe Biden as “a big breath...

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Thailand orders 20 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for delivery this year

The Thai government has signed a purchase order for 20 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, with deliveries expected...

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G7 to provide 1 bn Covid vaccine doses ‘to world’: UK

G7 leaders will agree to expand global Covid vaccine manufacturing to provide at least one billion doses to the...

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Facebook working on smartwatch

Facebook on Wednesday confirmed it is working on a smartwatch that might one day connect with augmented reality glasses...

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4m king cobra, another cobra captured by snake hunters in Trang province

Snake hunters have managed to capture one four-metre long king cobra and another cobra in Ban Kok Kor village,...

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With G7 summit the first stop, Biden embarks on 8-day trip to Europe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden departs for Britain on Wednesday on his first trip abroad since taking office, an eight-day mission to rebuild trans-Atlantic...

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Elephants in India tested for coronavirus after rare lion’s death

Twenty-eight elephants have been tested for Covid-19 at a forest reserve in southern India, officials said Wednesday, after the...

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Kanchanaburi’s Sangkhla Buri district receives only one bottle of vaccine

The Sangkhla Buri district of Thailand’s western border province of Kanchanaburi has received one bottle of COVID-19 vaccine, enough...

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2,680 new COVID-19 cases recorded on Wednesday, one more cluster found in Bangkok

Thailand recorded 2,680 new COVID-19 cases and 35 more deaths today (Wednesday), as a new cluster has been found...

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Thailand’s COVID-19 vaccine procurements to be expedited with more agencies involved

Thailand’s COVID-19 vaccine procurements are expected to be expedited as more agencies will be involved in the joint effort,...

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Global glitch: Swaths of internet go down after cloud outage

LONDON (AP) — Multiple websites went offline briefly across the globe Tuesday after an outage at the cloud service...

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Thai PM apologises as many vaccination appointments postponed

As many people have seen their vaccination appointments cancelled or postponed, due to insufficient allocation of doses to several...

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Thai hospitals instructed not to postpone vaccination appointments – DPHM

Hospitals in Thailand have been instructed to keep vaccination appointments, even though they may have received fewer doses of...

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1 million more Sinovac doses to arrive in Thailand this Thursday

Permanent Secretary of Thailand’s Public Health Ministry, Dr. Kiattiphum Wongrajit, said today (Tuesday) that this Thursday, 1 million more...

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International News World

U.S. regulators approve first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years

June 7 (Reuters) – U.S. regulators on Monday approved Biogen Inc’s aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a...

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U.S. agents to start wearing body cameras when serving warrants

U.S. law-enforcement agents will be required to wear body cameras when serving search and arrest warrants, the Justice Department...

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Journalists who fled Myanmar to Thailand find third-country refuge

BANGKOK (AP) — Three journalists from military-ruled Myanmar who were convicted of illegal entry after they fled to Thailand...

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Bezos plans to go to space aboard Blue Origin flight in July

Jeff Bezos will be aboard for Blue Origin’s first human space flight next month. In an Instagram post on...

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Hundreds of former leaders urge G7 to vaccinate poor against COVID-19

LONDON (Reuters) – One hundred former presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers have urged the Group of Seven (G7)...

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle announce daughter’s birth after tumultuous year

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced Sunday the birth of their daughter Lilibet Diana — named for Harry’s grandmother...

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Sangha Supreme Council approves a Pali word for COVID-19 – COVIDDHO

The Thai Sangha Supreme Council has approved the use of a Pali word, “COVIDDHO”, to stand for coronavirus 19...

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Loei province postpones vaccination appointments due to vaccine shortage

The Loei provincial administration has decided to postpone vaccination appointments until further notice, as the province is allocated only...

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Thailand specifies requirements for reopening to foreign tourists on July 1

The Centre for Economic Situation Administration (CESA) meeting today (Friday) chaired by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has resolved...

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Asean International News World

Blinken regrets missing meeting with ASEAN foreign ministers

US State Secretary Antony Blinken has expressed regrets for causing the cancellation of a scheduled virtual conference with ASEAN...

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First 1.8 million doses of locally-produced AstraZeneca vaccine delivered

The Thai Ministry of Public Health took delivery of the first batch of 1.8 million doses of locally-produced AstraZeneca...

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International News World

Japan ‘cornered’ on Tokyo Olympics, says national committee member

Japan has been backed into a corner over the Tokyo Games, a member of the country’s Olympic committee said...

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China’s silencing of Tiananmen tributes extends to Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — For years, China has quashed any discussion on the mainland of its bloody 1989 crackdown...

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Exclusive: Startups in Thailand optimistic about growth despite pandemic, call for government support

There are hundreds of business startups in various industries in Thailand, with 235 currently listed in the directory of...

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Digital ministry pushes internet providers to block anti-monarchy accounts

Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society (DES) Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn said on Wednesday that the ministry has summoned internet providers...

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1,000 doses of vaccine requested for tour guides in Bangkok

The President of the Professional Tour Guides Association of Thailand, Wirote Sitaprasertnan, submitted a letter to Deputy Public Health...

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First 1.8 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine have left production plant for delivery to Thai government

Today, Siam Bioscience and AstraZeneca (Thailand) announced their readiness to deliver the first batch of 1.8 million doses of...

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Serbian volleyball player apologises to Thai team for alleged racist gesture

A Serbian volleyball player has apologised to the Thai team for making an alleged racist gesture during a game...

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Asean Highlight News

ASEAN delegates to visit Myanmar this week

Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who is currently ASEAN chairman, will lead an ASEAN delegation to visit Myanmar on Thursday...

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International News World

US formally ends policy for asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Tuesday formally ended a Trump-era immigration policy that forced asylum-seekers to wait...

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Remains of US Ku Klux Klan leader to be moved

A project to disinter a Ku Klux Klan leader and move his remains to a museum started Tuesday, local...

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General Highlight News

Ukrainian ambassador dies of heart attack, not COVID-19 related

Ukrainian Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Mr. Andrii Beshta, died of a heart attack today (Sunday), and his death was...

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391 poultry plant workers in Saraburi infected with COVID-19

An additional 146 workers at a chicken processing plant, belonging to CPF Company in Thailand’s central province of Saraburi,...

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