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Five more returnees infected

Five new cases of coronavirus disease reported, all quarantined returnees - from the UAE, US and Singapore.

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A few more
12:34

Soldiers returning from Hawaii to be quarantined in Bangkok

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Soldiers returning home next week from a military exercise in Hawaii will be placed in state quarantine at a hotel in Bangkok, not in Nakhon Ratchasima as earlier planned, provincial governor Wichian Chantaranothai said on Wednesday.

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Soldiers returning from Hawaii to be quarantined in Bangkok
11:20

Organiser of HK pro-democracy primaries steps down amid Beijing pressure

HONG KONG: A key organiser of primary elections for Hong Kong's pro-democracy camp said on Wednesday he was stepping down after Beijing said the vote may violate the new national security law and could amount to subversion.

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Organiser of HK pro-democracy primaries steps down amid Beijing pressure
10:45

Asia's garment workers say virus used as cover to smash unions

From factory floors in India to the warehouses of Cambodia, garment workers for global brands say the collapse in demand triggered by the coronavirus is being used as a cover to break their unions.

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Asia's garment workers say virus used as cover to smash unions
10:45

Chilean police train dogs to sniff out Covid-19

SANTIAGO: Police in Chile are training dogs to detect people who may be infected with the novel coronavirus by sniffing their sweat.

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Chilean police train dogs to sniff out Covid-19
10:26

Driver killed in expressway pile-up

SAMUT PRAKAN: The driver of a pickup truck was killed and his passenger injured in a pile-up involving four vehicles on the Kanchanapisek (Bang Phli-Suksawat) expressway in Bang Phli district on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

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Driver killed in expressway pile-up
10:25

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine enters final stage trial this month

WASHINGTON: US biotech firm Moderna said on Tuesday it would enter the final stage of human trials for its Covid-19 vaccine on July 27, after promising early results were published in an influential journal.

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Moderna Covid-19 vaccine enters final stage trial this month
09:48

Firm converts Arabian Desert air into bottled water

Dubai: The Arabian Desert scarcely seems like an ideal place to source drinking water.

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Firm converts Arabian Desert air into bottled water
09:00

Dim view for second-half rice exports

Thailand's rice export prospects look murky in the second half of the year amid sluggish global demand caused by the coronavirus crisis.

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Dim view for second-half rice exports
08:25

World population in 2100 could be 2 billion below UN projections

PARIS: Earth will be home to 8.8 billion souls in 2100, 2 billion fewer than current UN projections, according to a major study published Wednesday that foresees new global power alignments shaped by declining fertility rates and greying populations.

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World population in 2100 could be 2 billion below UN projections
08:15

Boeing reports cancellation of another 60 737 MAX planes

NEW YORK: Boeing reported cancellation of 60 more 737 MAX planes in June, according to data released Tuesday, taking the total to 355 so far this year.

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Boeing reports cancellation of another 60 737 MAX planes
08:08

2021 Ford Bronco eyes hardcore 4x4 market

Iconic nameplate to return to showrooms after 25-year hiatus eyeing the Jeep Wrangler and Land Rover Defender.

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2021 Ford Bronco eyes hardcore 4x4 market
08:00

Palm oil prices on the agenda

The cabinet on Tuesday ordered working panels be set up to tackle oil palm prices in five southern provinces while instructing the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) and the Energy Ministry to accelerate purchasing additional crude palm oil to help boost domestic palm oil prices.

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Palm oil prices on the agenda
07:45

US rescinds order denying visas for foreign students

NEW YORK: The United States government rescinded its controversial decision to revoke foreign student visas whose courses move online due to coronavirus, a federal judge said Tuesday.

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US rescinds order denying visas for foreign students
07:00

Labour Ministry resumes migrant permit services

The Labour Ministry has resumed services nationwide by adopting social-distancing measures in order to complete the legalisation process for migrant labourers who registered online by March 30.

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06:55

Thailand's football league season in balance

The 2020 domestic league season is hanging in the balance as the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) has asked clubs whether they want to play the remainder of the campaign.

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Thailand's football league season in balance
06:45

Trump ends Hong Kong trade preferences, backs banking sanctions

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he was ending trade preferences for Hong Kong and signed into law an act that authorizes sanctions on banks over China's clampdown in the international finance hub.

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Trump ends Hong Kong trade preferences, backs banking sanctions
06:29

Two schools close in city because of virus scares

Two schools in Bangkok, Samsenwittayalai and Sainampeung, will be closed on Wednesday as a result of coronavirus scares.

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Two schools close in city because of virus scares
06:00

Khon Kaen set to become transport hub

The second phase of the Sino-Thai high-speed railway (HSR) will help Khon Kaen realise its potential as a transport hub in the Northeast.

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Transport hub
05:24

BoT predicts two-year recovery path

Thailand's economy is expected to take two years to fully recuperate, assuming there is widespread administration of a coronavirus vaccine.

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2-year recovery