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Nigerians, Thais busted for cocaine ring

Three Nigerians and Two Thais have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in transnational cocaine trafficking.

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Nigerians, Thais busted for cocaine ring
19:54

Frenchman faces deportation for Facebook posts

A 49-year-old Frenchman known for making fun of the Thai junta said on Saturday he was denied re-entry when he landed in Phuket and faces deportation.

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Frenchman faces deportation for Facebook posts
19:31

Woman held at airport with cocaine from Dubai

A 26-year-old Thai woman has been arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport for allegedly smuggling 4 kilogrammes of cocaine worth about 12 million baht from Dubai.

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Woman held at airport with cocaine from Dubai
19:00

Omicron worries mount worldwide

European countries start seeing first suspected Omicron coronavirus variant cases as the gates close worldwide to travel from southern Africa.

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Omicron alert
18:36

Candidate dies a day before local election

The only candidate for chairman of a tambon administration in Prachuap Khiri Khan province has died, a day before the first local election in eight years takes place.

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Candidate dies a day before local election
16:54

Jobless pub worker and wife caught with tonne of ganja

NAKHON PHANOM: A former pub employee and his wife were arrested and more than one tonne of compressed marijuana seized from their vehicle on the bank of the Mekong River in That Phanom district late Friday night.

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Jobless pub worker and wife caught with tonne of ganja
15:40

Hong Kong wants 80% jab rate before reopening

HONG KONG: Hong Kong will have to achieve a vaccination rate of at least 80% before it will consider reopening its borders to mainland China and the international community thereafter, The Standard reported, citing a top government official.

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Hong Kong wants 80% jab rate before reopening
14:46

Thailand bans travel from 8 African countries

Thailand will ban entry of people travelling from eight African countries it designated as high-risk for the new omicron coronavirus variant, a senior health official said on Saturday.

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Thailand bans travel from 8 African countries
14:15

Eight rescued, one missing after boat sinks off Songkhla

SONGKHLA: One person is missing and eight others were rescued when a speedboat carrying a team of divers capsized off Koh Noo, about one kilometre from Laem Samila beach, in Muang district on Saturday morning.

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Eight rescued, one missing after boat sinks off Songkhla
12:29

Witness says ranger went berserk before stabbing colleague

KANCHANABURI: A witness in an attack involving two forest rangers in a deep forest in Thong Pha Phum district told police that the attacker went berserk and suddenly used a knife to stab a colleague on Thursday before fatally shooting himself.

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Witness says ranger went berserk before stabbing colleague
10:00

City floods to worsen: study

Climate change and unplanned urbanisation will result in a decrease in groundwater resources and intensified flood risk in Bangkok, a study by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has found.

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City floods to worsen: study
09:33

EEC touts prudence of PPP projects

Four key infrastructure projects in the flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) are saving the state significant amounts of money because of their public-private partnership (PPP) funding, in addition to offering a net return of more than 200 billion baht for the government, according to the EEC Office.

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EEC touts prudence of PPP projects
08:11

New Covid alarm sounds

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has warned Thais to avoid travelling to countries where a new Covid-19 variant first detected in South Africa has been found.

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New Covid alarm sounds
08:02

6,073 new Covid cases, 32 new deaths

Covid case total falls by 486 but four provinces still saw large increases. Latest vaccination figures show 61.1% of the population has received at least two jabs.

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Small drop in cases
07:33

Leaders Bangkok United aim to maintain fine run

True Bangkok United look set to become the halfway leaders of the Thai League 1 season when they travel to Suphanburi on Sunday.

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Leaders Bangkok United aim to maintain fine run
07:11

Excise tax on salty foods proposed

The government is inching towards the introduction of an excise tax on salty, processed foods, says Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith.

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Excise tax on salty foods proposed
07:00

Markets plunge on new variant fears

Thai and global stock markets slumped yesterday after the emergence of a new and likely more contagious Covid-19 variant called B.1.1.529 that triggered a risk-off sentiment.

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Markets plunge on new variant fears
06:22

PM backs new vaccine drive

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed public health agencies to step up efforts to encourage those who remain unvaccinated to get the jab as a week-long vaccination campaign begins today.

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PM backs new vaccine drive
06:09

B.1.1.529 declared Covid 'variant of concern', renamed Omicron

The World Health Organization declared the recently-discovered B.1.1.529 strain of Covid-19, first detected in southern Africa, to be a variant of concern and renamed it Omicron.

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'Variant of concern'
06:00

IEAT mulls new Songkhla power plant

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) plans to conduct a joint study on a gas and renewable fuel-fired power generation facility in Songkhla to relieve concerns over insufficient electricity among factories in the South.

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IEAT mulls new Songkhla power plant