Four rallies go ahead despite new ban

Tensions high at the last of four political rallies staged in Bangkok on Saturday despite a fresh announcement by authorities banning gatherings.

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Protests proliferate

Three men caught for murder in Surat Thani

Three gang members who allegedly shot dead a 46-year-old man in Surat Thani over a drug conflict were caught in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Saturday.

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Three men caught for murder in Surat Thani

AirAsia aims to launch 'flying taxis'

KUALA LUMPUR: The regional budget airline AirAsia is seeking to launch an app-powered flying-taxi business as soon as next year, according to co-founder and chief executive Tony Fernandes.

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AirAsia aims to launch 'flying taxis'

Gold shop robbery suspect takes own life

A man being hunted for the one-million-baht robbery of a gold shop in Ratchaburi reportedly shot himself to death at a resort in Phetchaburi on Saturday.

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Gold shop robbery suspect takes own life

Grave of slain protester disturbed in Myanmar

Residents say authorities in Myanmar removed the body of a slain protester from a grave, apparently in an attempt to debunk claims she had been shot dead.

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Troubling claim

Monk killed after being struck by pickup

PRACHIN BURI: A 59-year-old Buddhist monk was killed after a pickup truck struck him while he was crossing the road to collect alms in Sri Maha Phot district on Saturday morning.

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Monk killed after being struck by pickup

33 Myanmar migrants found in forest

KANCHANABURI: Thirty-three Myanmar migrants, including nine Rohingya hoping to get to Malaysia, were rounded up overnight after they crossed the border illegally in Sangkhla Buri district.

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33 Myanmar migrants found in forest

Thailand downgraded to 'not free' in global survey

Thailand has been downgraded — again — to “not free” from “partly free” in the latest global rankings by Freedom House, a US-based democracy advocacy group.

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'Not free'

64 new Covid-19 cases

Sixty-four Covid-19 cases — 54 local infections and 10 imported — reported on Saturday, raising the total to 26,305 with no new deaths.

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+64 cases

Karen forest dwellers nabbed

Ten Karen villagers who returned to their land at Bang Kloi-Jai Paen Din inside Phetchaburi's Kaeng Krachan National Park have been arrested, according to a human rights lawyer.

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Elderly depression 'on rise'

Elderly people tend to take their own lives after they have lost self-respect, said Dr Sirinthorn Chansirikarn, a professor in geriatric medicine at Mahidol University's Ramathibodi Hospital.

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Elderly depression 'on rise'

Akara Resources to face DSI probe over alleged proxy use

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) will investigate Akara Resources Plc -- a gold mining company operating in the northeastern region -- after it was accused of using proxy shareholders by a civic group.

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Department sources 56,000 positions to help out jobless

The Department of Employment has sourced 56,138 full-time job vacancies to help the unemployed.

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Chapel, pagoda won't be razed for rail line

The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) on Friday came out to assure that the 237-year-old chapel and pagoda on the grounds of Wat Iam Woranuch in Bangkok's Phra Nakhon district will not be demolished by the Purple Line rail project.

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Chapel, pagoda won't be razed for rail line

Former Unctad chief makes case for debt spending

Thailand should implement fiscal stimulus to overcome the Covid-19 crisis, says Supachai Panitchpakdi.

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Making case for debt spending

Fuel tariff kept steady as oil prices increase

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has resolved to maintain the fuel tariff (Ft) at an average of -0.1532 baht per kilowatt-hour (unit) to control monthly power bills this year as the global oil price is on an uptrend.


BG bid for unbeaten T1 season

Newly-crowned Thai League 1 winners BG Pathum United will continue their bid for an undefeated season when they host dethroned champions Chiang Rai United on Sunday.

BG bid for unbeaten T1 season

Ministry working on third phase of co-payment subsidy

The Finance Ministry is in the process of designing the third phase of the co-payment subsidy scheme to maintain economic recovery momentum.


Phuket reopening up for discussion

The plan to open Phuket to international travellers on Oct 1 must win public consensus to avoid the snags of the previous Phuket model.

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Navy adds Peta award to kitty after ocean rescue mission

The navy has received an award from a leading animal rights group for rescuing cats from a sinking ship in the Andaman sea in Satun province.

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Award-winning mission