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Soldiers leaving for training in US

and has trained them on Covid-19 precautions before departure.

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Soldiers leaving for training in US
14:18

First engines arrive for Pink, Yellow monorail train lines

The first engines for two monorail train lines in Bangkok have arrived from China at Laem Chabang port in Chon Buri province.

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First engines arrive for Pink, Yellow monorail train lines
13:00

Trump's Proud Boys: US chauvinists who refuse to apologise

NEW YORK: When hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump gathered for a Labor Day rally in Oregon, a man in the signature black-and-gold shirt of the Proud Boys approached the crowd with a welcoming smile.

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Trump's Proud Boys: US chauvinists who refuse to apologise
12:34

Five imported Covid-19 cases

The latest coronavirus cases include a Brazilian volleyball player and his wife, and a trader from India.

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12:15

Hunters search swamp for wounded croc

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Hunters were searching for a wounded crocodile that was shot after escaping from a breeding farm in Kham Sakae Saeng district.

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Hunters search swamp for wounded croc
10:45

Turkey applies strict new social media rules

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Thursday enters a new era of tight social media restrictions that threaten to erase the local presence of Facebook and Twitter should they fail to take down contentious posts.

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Turkey applies strict new social media rules
10:02

BJC cuts back on investment into 2023

In keeping with projections that the economy will take about three years to fully recover, Berli Jucker (BJC) has lowered its retail investment for the next three years.

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BJC lowers investment
09:45

Glitch halts all trade on Tokyo stock exchange

TOKYO: A technical problem forced a halt to all trading on Tokyo's stock exchanges on Thursday, with no information on when activity would resume, the bourse's operator said.

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Glitch halts all trade on Tokyo stock exchange
09:07

Manufacturing ticks up again in August

Thailand's manufacturing production index (MPI) in August rose for the fourth consecutive month, increasing by 4.8% from July to 91.43 points.

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Manufacturing ticks up
08:05

Hotel on Koh Chang 'ready to settle' in libel saga with guest

Sea View Koh Chang, a hotel on Koh Chang in Trat that is pursuing a defamation suit against an American teacher based in Thailand over his allegedly unfair reviews of the hotel, said on Wednesday it is ready to negotiate a settlement.

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08:04

Deal struck to reduce plastics use

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) is collaborating with food delivery service providers to reduce the use of single-use plastics.

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08:00

Court sentences ex-meteorological chief to 3 years

The Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases on Wednesday sentenced a former chief of the Meteorological Department to three years and four months in prison for causing the department a hefty loss of more than 300 million baht resulting from a failed computer procurement project.

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07:55

Thailand tries to get Efta pact in place

Thailand has kick-started efforts to forge a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Free Trade Association (Efta), a regional trade bloc consisting of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

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Thailand tries to get Efta pact in place
07:45

Hong Kong marks China anniversary as Beijing tightens grip

HONG KONG: Thousands of riot police were stationed across Hong Kong on Thursday to stamp out any large democracy rallies as the restless financial hub marked China's National Day under the shadow of a growing crackdown on dissent.

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Hong Kong marks China anniversary as Beijing tightens grip
07:45

UN bodies including UNICEF, WHO probe DR Congo sex abuse reports

GENEVA: UNICEF on Wednesday became the third UN agency to launch an internal inquiry into sexual abuse of women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), promising "serious consequences" for any culprits.

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UN bodies including UNICEF, WHO probe DR Congo sex abuse reports
07:45

DNA from Neanderthals can make Covid more severe

PARIS: Covid-19 patients with a snippet of Neanderthal DNA that crossed into the human genome some 60,000 years ago run a higher risk of severe complications from the disease, researchers have reported.

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DNA from Neanderthals can make Covid more severe
07:40

New evidence submitted in push to clear Vatana

Firebrand activist Srisuwan Janya has submitted new evidence related to a case in which former deputy interior minister Vatana Asavahame was sentenced by the Supreme Court in 2008 for abuse of power in a case linked with the Klong Dan wastewater treatment scandal.

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New evidence submitted in push to clear Vatana
07:22

Lower power bills to continue

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has decided to continue charging medium-sized and large businesses based on their actual electricity usage for the three months to Dec 31 as a relief measure, instead of applying the more expensive "minimum charge" rate.

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06:29

Prospect of another charter rewrite delay raised by PPRP

A senior member of the ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) is proposing a new step be taken that could see the charter amendment process drag on even longer.

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Prospect of another charter rewrite delay raised by PPRP
06:00

Khao San set to reopen for locals, expats

Khao San Road will reopen to trade at the end of next month with more vendors and promotional events lined up to pull in local crowds.

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Khao San to reopen