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Mercurial Mbappe saves blushes as French attack falters again

BUDAPEST: France had to rely on the persistence of Kylian Mbappe to snatch a 1-1 draw against Hungary in a pulsating Euro 2020 group clash at the Puskas Stadium on Saturday as their attack once again failed to fire in front of an fervent crowd of 65,000.

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Mercurial Mbappe saves blushes as French attack falters again
06:50

Covid mixed doses study gets big response

One million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine will arrive in Thailand on Sunday, says the Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA).

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Covid mixed doses study gets big response
06:40

Phuket 'Sandbox' to draw 600,000

The Phuket reopening planned for July 1 is expected to draw more than 600,000 foreign and local tourists to the resort island and generate a cash flow of about 15 billion baht in the next three months, tourist authorities say.

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Magic 'sandbox'?
06:31

Wasteful Spain held by Poland, face crunch final group game

SEVILLE, Spain: Spain were again haunted by their inability to finish off chances as they drew 1-1 with Poland on Saturday after missing a second-half penalty to leave their hopes of making the Euro 2020 knockout stage hanging in the balance.

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Wasteful Spain held by Poland, face crunch final group game
06:16

Germany complete incredible comeback to beat Portugal 4-2

MUNICH: Germany benefitted from two first-half own goals as they came from behind to beat defending champions Portugal 4-2 in their Group F match on Saturday, getting their European Championship last 16 qualification hopes back on track.

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Germany complete incredible comeback to beat Portugal 4-2
05:45

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil surpasses half million covid deaths

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil on Saturday became the second country after the United States to surpass 500,000 Covid-19 deaths as the South American giant grapples with a third wave of the pandemic.

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Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil surpasses half million covid deaths
05:22

Rift denied as PPRP revamps senior line-up

Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) leader Prawit Wongsuwon has downplayed a feared rift in the ruling party after an internal shake-up, saying he has everything under control.

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Rift denied as PPRP revamps senior line-up
05:00

Senator breaks ranks on PM vote

Senator Wanchai Sornsiri on Saturday expressed support for moves to strip the Senate's power to take part in the selection of a prime minister.

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Senator breaks ranks on PM vote
04:00

Tour bodies present big Pattaya plan

Eight major tourism associations in Pattaya have proposed a plan to reopen Pattaya on Aug 1 to Chon Buri governor to restore travel and the tourism-focused economy.

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Tour bodies present big Pattaya plan
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PPTV, Channel 3 step in to ensure full live coverage

Channel 3HD (33) and PPTV HD (36) have joined NBT2HD in showing live Euro 2020 matches, PM's Office Minister Anucha Nakasai said on Saturday.

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PPTV, Channel 3 step in to ensure full live coverage
19 Jun 2021

Pheu Thai charter bill may be shelved

Two opposition parties have voiced concerns after an adviser to the Parliament president said the charter amendment bill proposed by the Pheu Thai Party may not be put on the meeting agenda this coming week.

19 Jun 2021 5
Pheu Thai charter bill may be shelved
19 Jun 2021

Hun Sen in quarantine, 20 Covid deaths in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen went into 14-day quarantine on Saturday, as the country reported a one-day record of 20 deaths from Covid-19.

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Hun Sen in quarantine, 20 Covid deaths in Cambodia
19 Jun 2021

Pak Nam market closed after 100 positive tests

SAMUT PRAKAN: The Pak Nam fresh market in Muang district has been closed for 14 days until July 2 after more than 100 Covid-19 infections were discovered there.

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Pak Nam market closed after 100 positive tests
19 Jun 2021

Shenzhen airport on heightened virus alert

The airport in the southern Chinese megacity of Shenzhen cancelled hundreds of flights and tightened entry controls on Saturday after a restaurant employee tested positive for the Delta coronavirus variant.

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Shenzhen airport on heightened virus alert
19 Jun 2021

Covid cases at Hua Hin pineapple plant pass 400

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Forty-five new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Prachuap Khiri Khan, 34 of them from a cluster at a canned pineapple factory in Hua Hin district, raising the total in the factory past 400.

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Covid cases at Hua Hin pineapple plant pass 400
19 Jun 2021

300kg of ganja seized in Kalasin

KALASIN: A suspected drug courier has been arrested with 300 kilogrammes of compressed marijuana following a police chase in Na Khun district in the early hours of Saturday.

19 Jun 2021 7
300kg of ganja seized in Kalasin
19 Jun 2021

Britain a test case for Covid endgame

As Britain counts down to a full reopening a month from today, the public debate is over how much Covid suffering and death a society is prepared to live with.

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Cautious countdown
19 Jun 2021

Hong Kong media execs denied bail

HONG KONG: Two executives from Apple Daily were denied bail on Saturday after authorities deployed the sweeping national security law imposed by Beijing to target the pro-democracy newspaper.

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Hong Kong media execs denied bail
19 Jun 2021

Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine

SINGAPORE: Offering Sinovac Biotech Covid-19 vaccines to the public in Singapore for the first time since Friday, several private clinics reported overwhelming demand for the Chinese-made shot, despite already available rival vaccines having far higher efficacy.

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Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine
19 Jun 2021

145 new Covid-19 cases in Chon Buri

CHON BURI: Another 145 new coronavirus infections have been reported in Chon Buri, many linked to a cluster at Talad Mai market and a migrant workers’ camp.

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145 new Covid-19 cases in Chon Buri