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Phuket eases travel restrictions

Phuket has announced it will ease travelling restrictions and allow visitors that have not received the Covid-19 vaccine to enter the province by land, but such visitors will have to self-quarantine.

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Phuket eases travel restrictions
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Two Thai workers killed in rocket attack on Israel

Two Thai workers were killed in southern Israel by rocket fire from Gaza on Tuesday, police said, raising to 12 the death toll in the Jewish state since the conflict broke out.

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Two Thai workers killed in rocket attack on Israel
19:20

Bangkok school term delayed again to June 14

City Hall has delayed the opening of the new school term in the capital to June 14 as the Covid-19 situation is still worrisome.

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Bangkok school term delayed again to June 14
18:25

Prasit denied bail, last fraud scam suspect held

Prasit Jeawkok, accused of being the leader of a fraudulent investment ring, is taken to Bangkok Remand Prison after his bail request was denied.

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Bail denied
17:05

1,480 more prison Covid infections raise total to 11,670

The Corrections Department on Tuesday reported detecting 1,408 more Covid-19 infections at seven prisons, raising the number of infected detainees at 13 prisons nationwide to 11,670.

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1,480 more prison Covid infections raise total to 11,670
16:14

Govt considers releasing 50,000 inmates as Covid hits prisons

Government considers releasing 16% of Thai inmates -- overwhelmingly locked up for drugs offences -- as Covid-19 sweeps overcrowded jails.

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Mass release?
15:48

Warnings for 21 Covid clusters in Bangkok

People in 16 districts of Bangkok where a total of 21 Covid-19 clusters remain uncontrolled are warned to be extra careful, to avoid infection.

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Protect yourself
14:49

Censorship, surveillance and profits: hard bargain for Apple in China

Internal Apple documents and multiple interviews reveal the compromises over freedom and privacy Apple CEO Tim Cook has made to do business in China.

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chiPhone?
14:12

Korat drug busts point to Bangkok

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Four suspects were arrested and 132,505 methamphetamine pills and 32 grammes of crystal meth seized in two recent drug cases, Provincial Police Region 3 commissioner Pol Lt Gen Panurat Lakboon said on Tuesday.

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Korat drug busts point to Bangkok
14:00

Covid vaccine candidate shows immune response in mice - China's Clover

Chinese biotechnology company Clover Biopharmaceuticals said on Tuesday the modified version of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate showed a strong immune response against the original strain of the virus and some variants during animal testing.

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Covid vaccine candidate shows immune response in mice - China's Clover
13:49

Record 35 deaths, 2,473 new Covid cases

A two-month-old child among the 35 coronavirus-related fatalities reported on Tuesday, and 2,473 new infections.

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Record deaths
13:45

No new fossil fuel projects for net-zero: IEA

PARIS: All future fossil fuel projects must be scrapped if the world is to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and to stand any chance of limiting warming to 1.5C, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

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No new fossil fuel projects for net-zero: IEA
13:32

Singapore broker up 544% in a year eyes China for more gains

iFast Corp, an online brokerage that’s been Singapore’s best-performing stock over the past year, is betting on China and a retail-trading frenzy to help it grow assets by more than fivefold by 2028.

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Singapore broker up 544% in a year eyes China for more gains
13:09

Man rescued after jumping off bridge

SAMUT PRAKAN: A man who jumped into the Chao Phraya River in Phra Pradaeng district on Tuesday morning has been rescued.

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Man rescued after jumping off bridge
12:55

Builder accused of passing fake US bills

Police have arrested a 42-year-old building contractor who allegedly exchanged fake US dollar notes worth 1.2 million baht at a currency kiosk in Bangkok two years ago.

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Builder accused of passing fake US bills
12:16

Aussie held, suspected of involvement in transnational crime

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: An Australian man was arrested in Muang district of this southern province on Monday night by members of the Armed Forces Security Centre of the Royal Thai Armed Forces Command for suspected involvement in transnational crime in Phuket.

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Aussie held, suspected of involvement in transnational crime
11:45

No respite in Gaza from Israeli strikes, as diplomatic efforts intensify

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: The UN Security Council was due to hold an emergency meeting Tuesday amid a flurry of urgent diplomacy aimed at stemming hostilities between Israel and armed Palestinian groups that have left over 200 dead.

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No respite in Gaza from Israeli strikes, as diplomatic efforts intensify
11:45

Vatican's new Hong Kong bishop says religious freedom must stay

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's newly appointed Catholic bishop on Tuesday said he would need to tread carefully with Beijing as it cracks down on dissent -- but vowed to plead with authorities to defend religious freedoms.

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Vatican's new Hong Kong bishop says religious freedom must stay
11:02

Koh Samet reopens to visitors

RAYONG: Koh Samet was reopened to visitors on Tuesday after community testing found no new Covid-19 infections on the island.

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Koh Samet reopens to visitors
10:45

Monster cyclone batters Covid-stricken India's west coast

MAHUVA, India: A monster cyclone was lashing India Tuesday, with powerful winds and driving rain leaving at least 20 people dead, and interrupting the vaccine programme the country urgently needs to get its spiralling Covid-19 outbreak under control.

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Monster cyclone batters Covid-stricken India's west coast