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Former Thai intelligence deputy chief says protest leaders will face legal action

Thailand’s Former National Intelligence Agency Deputy Director Nantiwat Samart said today (Sunday) that protest leaders are likely to face...

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Thai coconut milk cannery denies involvement in illicit drugs seizure in Australia

A Thai coconut milk cannery has denied any involvement in the smuggling of liquid methamphetamine into Australia, contained in...

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Weather depression warning for parts of Thailand from September 18th-20th

Most parts of Thailand will experience more rain, as well as isolated heavy to very heavy downpours in the...

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Protesters warned not to trespass on Sanam Luang or government premises on Saturday

Bangkok police have warned this Saturday’s protesters not to trespass on Sanam Luang. Pol Maj-Gen Somprasong Yenthuam, Deputy Commissioner...

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Thailand conditionally to open its doors to long-stay tourists

The Thai cabinet has approved, in principle, the guidelines of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports to be used...

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Ex-Deputy Commerce Minister Banyin pleads guilty to kidnap and murder

Thailand’s former Deputy Commerce Minister Banyin Tangpakorn has reversed his not guilty plea and confessed to the kidnapping and...

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PM asked to temporarily remove police involved in helping Red Bull heir from active service

Thailand’s Institute for Judicial Reform has urged Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha temporarily to relieve from active service all police...

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Thai PM vows not to stop protesters from marching to Government House

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today (Monday) that he will not stop protesting students from marching to Government House...

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Senate committee asked to rethink changing mandatory retirement age

A subcommittee, of Thailand’s Senate Committee on Social Development and Affairs of Children, Youth, Women, Elderly People and Under-privileged...

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Collins won’t say in debate who she’ll vote for in November

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democrat Sara Gideon sought to link Republican Sen. Susan Collins, of Maine, with President Donald...

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Does my employer have to say if a coworker has the virus?

Does my employer have to say if a coworker has the virus? Employers are generally not required to tell...

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US remembers 9/11, with virus altering familiar tributes

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans commemorated 9/11 on Friday as another national crisis, the coronavirus, reconfigured ceremonies and as...

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Royalist groups have yet to make their presence felt

As nationwide anti-establishment protests gather momentum, a counter movement launched by royalists is garnering far less attention and at...

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International art festival set to return amid coronavirus

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, many events have been forced online. Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB) is about...

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Plodprasob and Yongyuth freed from jail, but wearing electronic tags

Thailand’s former Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasob Suraswadi and former Interior Minister Yongyuth Vichaidith have been released from the Corrections...

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Uzbek footballer has COVID-19, three Thai League soccer matches postponed

Three Thai League soccer matches have been postponed after an Uzbek player, for Buri Ram United, has been diagnosed...

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Thammasat U alumni group urges ban of September 19th rally on campus

A group of Thammasat University alumni, led by outspoken former lecturer Kaewsan Atipothi, has voiced strong objection to the...

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Pheu Thai Party to propose broader amendments to Thailand’s Constitution

The opposition Pheu Thai Party has decided to propose four motions, seeking broader amendments of the Constitution, including Section...

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Thailand’s Deputy Finance Minister’s educational credentials questioned

The educational credentials of Deputy Finance Minister Santi Prompat have re-emerged as an issue of public interest after he...

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Sixteen Democrat MPs second opposition Kao Klai Party’s motion to trim power of Thailand’s senators

A motion, seconded by 99 opposition and government MPs, was today submitted to House Speaker Chuan Leekpai to seek...

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Police have plan to contain September 19th student protest at TU

Bangkok police are making preparations to cope with a student-led protest, scheduled to take place at Thammasat University’s Tha...

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Life for children of leaders in trouble could be a challenge

Being children of a country’s leader is certainly not easy. Life for them at times can be tough with...

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Former PCD chief and two officials to pay 10.5 billion baht in infamous Klong Dan case

Thailand’s Central Administrative Court has ordered former Director-General of the Pollution Control Department, Pakit Kiravanich, and two former senior...

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Pheu Thai party’s U-turns to support reducing powers of senators

Thailand’s opposition Pheu Thai party now supports the proposal of the Kao Klai party to amend Section 272 of...

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DJ may have been infected at his work places by an asymptomatic case

The unidentified DJ, who became Thailand’s first locally transmitted COVID-19 case in more than 100 days, may have been...

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Seven new COVID-19 cases in quarantine recorded in Thailand today

Thailand today recorded seven new COVID-19 cases, all in alternative state quarantine (ASQ), and two new recoveries. According to...

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Demanding resignation of Education Minister if he doesn’t meet student demands is harassment – Nataphol

Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan said Saturday that the call, by the so-called “bad students”, that he should resign if...

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Messi will stay with Barcelona despite wanting to leave

Lionel Messi made it clear that it was time to move on, seek new challenges and be happy somewhere...

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Portland killing suspect and victim had guns, documents say

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — ‎Both the suspect in the slaying of the right-wing protester in Portland, Oregon last weekend...

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Kanye West files to run for president on Kentucky ballot

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Rapper and music producer Kanye West has filed to run for U.S. president on Kentucky’s...

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Trump targets ‘white privilege’ training as ‘anti-American’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed the Office of Management and Budget to crack down on federal...

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No more enforced social distancing on Thailand’s public rail networks

Thailand’s Department of Rail Transport has decided to ease social distancing measures, when travelling on all public rail transport...

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Thailand’s Finance Minister resigns

Thailand’s Finance Minister, Pridi Daochai, has quit his post, effective Wednesday, after only 25 days in the office. His...

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Official probe reveals conspiracy to help Red Bull heir evade justice

There was a conspiracy, involving police officers, prosecutors, lawyers, politicians and private individuals, to distort the course of Red...

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The Royal Thai Navy agrees to submarine budget reduction

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has agreed to cut the 3.925 billion baht budget, allocated for the 2021 fiscal...

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Thai Health Ministry to oppose resumption of the use of toxic farm chemicals

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) is up in arms against the possible resumption of the use of two...

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Thai Pakdee royalist group vows to oppose constitutional amendments

The royalist Thai Pakdee group has announced manifesto. Its policies include protection of the Thai Monarchy, no constitutional changes...

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India sets global record with single-day rise in coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India on Sunday reported the biggest single-day jump in coronavirus infections of any nation in...

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Classes for Myanmar students the border suspended to prevent spread of coronavirus

Thai officials have temporarily suspended classes for about 350 Myanmar students at a border school in the Sangkhla Buri...

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UDD leader hits back at critics, branding them a new breed of dictators

Thailand’s “red-shirt” movement leader, Jatuporn Promphan, has hit back at the Kao Klai party and its supporters, branding them...

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Protest rallies pose challenge for Thai mainstream media

Whatever the truth, the impression among anti-government protesters is that mainstream media are not doing the job they are...

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Student representatives to be included in panel to draft a new charter

Thailand’s students will be represented, for the first time, in the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA), under a proposal by...

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Thai protest leader nabbed in Rayong province

Protest leader Panupong Jaadnok, alias Mike Rayong, was taken into police custody when he was holding a poster questioning...

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Thai navy’s top brass accuse Pheu Thai of politicizing submarine procurement

The Royal Thai Navy’s top brass lined up on Monday to defend the 22.5 billion baht procurement of two...

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Thai Navy to explain its submarine procurement project on Monday

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) will explain its planned procurement of two Chinese-made submarines to the media on Monday....

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60 student leaders to join a forum on future roadmap of Thailand

Thailand’s Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovations (MHESRI) will hold a forum this Thursday where the first...

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Pop art icon’s works come to town

Had Andy Warhol not died prematurely in 1987, he would be turning 92 this August. He never came to...

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Showdown in Parliament between two controversial government MPs

Two government MPs nearly came to blows in Parliament today. While Mr. Mongkolkit Suksintaranont, leader of the Thai Civilized...

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All-girl Rajini school forbids students “improper” references to the Monarchy

The conservative all-girl Rajini School has announced that it will not allow students to refer to the Thai Monarchy...

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Student dies on campus after she was allegedly bullied by her senior

A complaint has been lodged with police in Phuket province by the family of a female student at Rajabhat...

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Local officials to monitor those leaving quarantine to ensure they are clear of COVID-19

All district offices and local administration organizations in Thailand have been instructed to monitor the health of people who...

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Two Thai women in hospital after COVID virus DNA found in their system

Two Thai women have been hospitalized for observation after traces of COVID-19 were found in their system, despite the...

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New royalist group formed to protect the Thai Monarchy

Former Democrat MP for Phitsanuloke province, Dr. Warong Dejkitvigrom, unveiled a new royalist group today (Wednesday), which is dedicated...

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One new COVID-19 case recorded as concern spreads over unconfirmed local infection

Thailand recorded one new COVID-19 case in state quarantine today (Wednesday), as a locally-transmitted case, the first for more...

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About 20 police officers mishandled Vorayuth’s hit and run case

About 20 police officers, including a police commissioner, have been found, by a police fact-finding panel, to be at...

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PM warns protesters of COVID-19 danger after report of a locally-acquired case

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today warned protesting students to be mindful of the risk of COVID-19 infection at...

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Thai PM’s security increased after a car chase on the expressway

Security for Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has been stepped up after an incident on Monday morning when his...

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Creditors object to THAI’s rehabilitation plan administrator appointment

A lawyer for some of Thai Airways International’s creditors has voiced reservations over the national flag carrier’s appointment of...

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Tracing underway after Malaysian found with COVID-19 on return from Thailand

Thai health investigators have been looking for an unknown number of people who were in close contact with a...

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Thailand’s PM asks police to not use force against Free People protesters

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed police to exercise restraint in response to any provocation by anti-government protesters,...

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Deputy Attorney-General in Red Bull Heir case quits

Deputy Attorney-General Nate Narksook, who endorsed the public prosecutors’ decision not to prosecute Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya on...

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Thailand’s PM to open a forum for students to air their political views

The Government is ready to hold a forum, tentatively in mid-August, to allow student activists to voice their political...

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Thailand’s schools to resume normal classes this Thursday

Starting this Thursday, all schools in Thailand, under the supervision of the Office of Basic Education Commission (OBEC), will...

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No new COVID-19 infections in Thailand for the second consecutive day

There were no new COVID-19 infections reported in Thailand for the second day today, as three new recoveries were...

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Transcript of the conversation seeking ฿5m kickback from Ground Water Resources Department

Thai PBS has obtained a transcript, purporting to be of a phone conversation between Mr. Sakda Wichiensilp, Director-General of...

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Prosecutors tell police to reinvestigate Ferrari’s speed in Vorayuth case

Police have been instructed, by public prosecutors, to question two automotive specialists who insist that the speed of the...

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Student protests in Chiang Mai, Phitsanuloke and Maha Sarakham provinces

Anti-government protests were held today by pro-democracy groups in Thailand’s northern provinces of Chiang Mai and Phitsanuloke and the...

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Masks in class? Many questions as Germans go back to school

BERLIN (AP) — Masks during class, masks only in the halls, no masks at all. Distance when possible, no...

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Student activists asked to be patient over their demands

Thailand’s Natural Resources and Environment Minister, Woravuth Silpa-archa, has urged student activists to be patient, pointing out that not...

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Police officer who gave conflicting accounts of Ferrari speed claims he miscalculated

The police forensic expert who gave conflicting statements about the speed of the Ferrari, driven by Red Bull heir...

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CCSA panel to allow sport spectators and entry of Chinese fruit traders

The CCSA’s panel considering the easing of lockdown restrictions has agreed to allow spectators to attend sports events and...

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Elderly drivers with driving licenses for life to undergo fit to drive tests

Thailand’s Land Transport Department is considering a recall programme requiring holders of driving licenses for life, aged over 70,...

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Schools tentatively set to reopen as normal on August 13th

A panel of the CCSA has agreed to allow schools to reopen as normal, tentatively on August 13th, without...

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Supporters of Free People movement to protest arrest of three activists

Anti-government activists have threatened to hold a demonstration this evening, in front of Bang Khen police station in a...

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Thailand’s PM voices support for constitutional amendments

The Thai Government is supportive of attempts, by the House of Representatives, to amend the Constitution, and the Government...

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Thai senator questions the necessity of US troops in joint exercise now

Senator Kamnoon Stthisamarn has questioned the necessity of the arrival of US troops in Thailand, for joint exercises with...

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Autopsy confirms death of key witness in Red Bull heir’s case was accidental

A second autopsy, conducted on the body of Julachart Mardthong, a key defence witness in Red Bull heir’s hit-and-run...

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Thai PM assures no interference in justice process, insists doubts over Red Bull heir case be cleared

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha assured today that he will not interfere with process of justice, but reiterated that...

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Thai Navy SEALs to join search for missing crew of sunken ferry off Samui Island

Members of the Thai Navy SEALs will be sent to Samui Island to help in the search for four...

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Two Samui Island ferry survivors rescued but the skipper dies

Rescue teams plucked two survivors of the capsized ferry from rough seas around Samui Island today and recovered the...

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PM orders help to be sent to flood-hit areas in Thailand’s Loei province

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered relief and rescue units to the northeastern province of Loei, to help flood...

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Nok Air determined to carry on after filing court rehabilitation plan

Nok Air chairman Prasert Boonsamphan has assured that the Thai airline is determined to carry on operating, after the...

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Thailand records six new COVID-19 infections in state quarantine

Thailand today recorded six new COVID-19 cases today, all in state quarantine, as the CCSA repeated its appeal to...

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Is there more to fresh Yingluck case than meets the eye?

In her Facebook post, former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra asked the National Anti-Corruption Commission to focus on the future...

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Huawei overtakes Samsung as top smartphone seller: report

LONDON (AP) — A technology research firm says Huawei has overtaken Samsung to become the world’s biggest smartphone seller,...

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Asia Today: Chinese city tightens rules, Victoria might, too

BEIJING (AP) — China is tightening travel restrictions in the Xinjiang capital amid a COVID-19 outbreak in the northwestern...

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Australia to make Google and Facebook pay for news content

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said on Friday it plans to give Google and Facebook three months...

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Twitter says spear-phishing attack on employees led to breach

July 30 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc, whose internal systems were breached about two weeks ago, said on Thursday the...

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Election results may be delayed — but not because of fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner...

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Thaksin gets 5 years for illegal shareholding and excise cut for mobile operators

Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty, by...

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Charter Court judge seeks probe into handling of the Red Bull heir case

A Constitutional Court judge has urged Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to investigate alleged mishandling, by the police and...

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Law professor demands explanation from prosecutors over Red Bull heir’s case

Thammasat University Vice Rector, Prinya Thaewanarumitkul, has questioned the decision, by the Office of the Attorney-General (OAG), to drop...

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Thailand’s Health Minister vows to fight NESDB health volunteer reward cuts

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has cried foul over Thailand’s National Economic and Social Development Board’s (NESDB) plan to...

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COVID-19 vaccines expected next year at about 620 baht per dose

The first anti-COVID-19 vaccines are expected to be available for use in humans next year, at an estimated cost...

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Thailand records 3 new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine on Saturday

Three new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Thailand today (Saturday), all in state quarantine. According to the CCSA’s Facebook...

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Rare leopard frog found beyond its known range in Southwest

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A rare frog has been found beyond its known range in the Southwest. A U.S....

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Court: Judge wrong to dismiss complaint against Facebook

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Friday that a judge was wrong to dismiss a...

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Vietnam bans wildlife imports, markets amid new health fears

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam announced Friday that it was banning wildlife imports and would close wildlife markets in...

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Gov’t: New foreign students can’t enter US if courses online

A week after revoking sweeping new restrictions on international students, federal immigration officials on Friday announced that new foreign...

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