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Anti-lockdown protesters clash with Sydney police

SYDNEY: Thousands of anti-lockdown protesters gathered in Australia's two largest cities on Saturday, with several arrested in Sydney after violent clashes with police.

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Anti-lockdown protesters clash with Sydney police
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Samut Sakhon considers lockdown, closures

SAMUT SAKHON: Authorities are considering a lockdown and temporary factory closures in this central province after the Covid-19 situation worsened over the past few days.

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Samut Sakhon considers lockdown, closures
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India rescuers hunt for survivors as landslide toll hits 45

MUMBAI: Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from multiple monsoon-triggered landslides climbed to 45, according to officials.

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India rescuers hunt for survivors as landslide toll hits 45
11:00

53 isolation centres on way

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration plans to open 53 community isolation centres by early next month for Covid-infected people awaiting hospital admission, city governor Aswin Kwanmuang said on Friday.

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53 isolation centres on way
10:45

Colombia authorises export of dried cannabis flowers

BOGOTA: Colombia gave the green light Friday to export dried cannabis flowers for use in medical products in addition to allowing manufacturers to produce goods such as textiles or food containing the plant.

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Colombia authorises export of dried cannabis flowers
10:45

Charles and Diana's 'wedding of the century'

PARIS: Their fairy-tale marriage 40 years ago this month was dubbed the "wedding of the century".

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Charles and Diana's 'wedding of the century'
10:33

TAT plans to lure French market

Though the current restrictions in Thailand are hindering travel decisions, pent-up demand from the French market might lead to a surge in tourism at the end of this year until February, says the Paris office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

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TAT plans to lure French market
10:00

US sending vaccine help

US Senator Tammy Duckworth has announced that the United States has committed to sending at least 1.5 million American Covid-19 vaccine doses to Thailand.

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US sending vaccine help
08:55

History beckons for favourite taekwondo exponent Panipak

Five years after her "heartbreaking" finish at Rio where she settled for bronze, taekwondo exponent Panipak Wongpattanakit gets another chance to win a historic gold medal for Thailand on Saturday.

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History beckons for favourite taekwondo exponent Panipak
08:44

No Thailand travel, says Philippines

MANILA: The Philippines will suspend travel from Thailand and Malaysia, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area, in a bid to prevent the spread of the contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus, the presidential spokesman said on Friday.

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No Thailand travel, says Philippines
08:33

Prayut orders stimulus rejig

PM Prayut has ordered responsible agencies to re-evaluate existing consumption stimulus packages, particularly "Ying Chai Ying Dai", which has attracted fewer participants than expected.

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Stimulus rejig
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119 Covid deaths, 14,260 new cases reported Saturday

The country had 119 new Covid-19 fatalities and 14,269 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Saturday morning.

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119 Covid deaths, 14,260 new cases reported Saturday
08:11

New Thai League 1 season postponed to September

The new Thai League 1 season has been postponed again due to the Covid-19 pandemic and will now kick off on Sept 3, organisers said on Friday.

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New Thai League 1 season postponed to September
07:33

IEAT asks for 8,000 jabs for foreigners

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) plans to ask the government to provide more Covid-19 vaccines to 8,000 foreign investors and business people to protect them against the virus that has spread to the industrial sector.

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IEAT asks for 8,000 jabs for foreigners
07:00

Export growth provides ray of light

Despite the country facing its worst outbreak of Covid-19, exports are continuing to maintain growth momentum, surging by 43.8% year-on-year in June, representing the highest uptick in 11 years.

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Ray of light
06:00

Nakorn says not joining Covax wasn't a mistake

Nakorn Premsri, director of the National Vaccine Institute (NVI), has insisted that it was not a mistake for Thailand to skip joining the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (Covax) programme when it was first introduced.

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Nakorn says not joining Covax wasn't a mistake
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Govt was floored by variants, says WHO

The government's reaction to new variants was ill-advised and has contributed to the soaring number of cases sweeping across the country, according to the World Health Organization.

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Floored by variants
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Needy to get US vaccine, as promised

The first batch of 1.5 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, donated by the United States, will be administered to four groups as planned, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Friday.

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Needy to get  US vaccine, as promised
23 Jul 2021

Pandemic-hit Tokyo Olympics open in low-key ceremony without fans

The Tokyo Olympics were declared open in an eerily empty stadium after defying a year's pandemic delay and lingering coronavirus threats that will make them perhaps the most unusual Games in history.

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The Games begin
23 Jul 2021

Crematorium needs to be rebuilt due to heavy use

A Bangkok temple began demolishing its crematorium after it started cracking early this month due to heavy use during the Covid-19 epidemic.

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Crematorium needs to be rebuilt due to heavy use