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SRT marks longest tunnel breakthrough

A tunnel boring machine working on the country's longest rail tunnel at Ban Hin Lab, in Saraburi's Muak Lek district, has reported its first breakthrough, the State Railway of Thailand said.

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SRT marks longest tunnel breakthrough
08:07

29 Covid deaths, 3,175 new cases Monday

Health authorities reported 29 more Covid-19 fatalities on Saturday and another 3,175 new transmissions, bringing the accumulated toll to 1,658 deaths and the number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 221,306.

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29 Covid deaths, 3,175 new cases Monday
07:45

Norway decides against Qatar World Cup boycott

OSLO: Norway's football community on Sunday voted against boycotting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar despite pressure from its grassroots over alleged human rights abuses of migrant workers in the Gulf state.

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Norway decides against Qatar World Cup boycott
06:50

Government to increase budget by B90bn in 2022

The government plans to increase its investment budget by 90 billion baht in fiscal 2022, in compliance with a law related to state financial and fiscal discipline, says Dechapiwat Na Songkhla, director of the Budget Bureau.

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06:44

Restaurateurs insist on state relief package

Restaurant operators have reiterated their calls for the government to provide relief, noting they have yet to receive any state aid via measures despite the launch of several schemes recently, including the popular Khon La Khrueng (half-half) co-payment subsidy.

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Restaurateurs insist on state relief package
06:30

Govt defends decision not to back UN Myanmar motion

Thailand abstained on a vote to adopt the UN resolution on the situation in Myanmar as the resolution did not take into account several essential factors, the Foreign Ministry says. spokesman.

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Behind the decision
06:03

Swiss coach confident of last-16 spot despite tough travel

BAKU: Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic is confident his side have done enough to reach the last 16 at Euro 2020 after a 3-1 win over Turkey on Sunday but he criticised the long distances his side have had to travel during the tournament.

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Swiss coach confident of last-16 spot despite tough travel
05:57

Page hails fighting spirit as Wales scrape into last 16

ROME: Wales showed great resolve and fighting spirit in defeat as they withstood relentless Italian pressure to scrape through to the European Championship knockout stages, manager Rob Page said on Sunday.

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Page hails fighting spirit as Wales scrape into last 16
05:30

Charter change 'all or nothing' for MFP

The Move Forward Party (MFP) will have its work cut out pushing for a new constitution.

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Charter change 'all or nothing' for MFP
04:55

Creating travel appetite

National tourism organisations must maintain an appetite for travel while abiding by each country's public health requirements, even if the market might take a year to take shape.

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Creating travel appetite
04:30

'No benefit' in charter rewrite

A fresh charter amendment bid that is seen as crucial to defusing political tensions was set in motion last week, as parties in the government coalition and the opposition camp submitted 14 charter amendment bills to parliament.

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'No benefit' in charter rewrite
04:30

Ministry defends decision to grant ThaiBev jab support

A senior Interior Ministry official is insisting that his approval to provide free Covid-19 vaccine doses to over 70,000 ThaiBev employees and their families is lawful.

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'Same standard'
04:30

Dine-in curbs lifted; pools, libraries open

City Hall is lifting restrictions on dining at non-air-conditioned restaurants and increases the maximum seating limit at air conditioned venues from Monday.

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More curbs eased
04:30

Thais finish bottom in Volleyball Nations League after Italy loss

The Thai women's volleyball team ended their 2021 FIVB Nations League campaign with a battling 3-1 defeat against hosts Italy in the fifth and final week of the preliminary round in Rimini on Sunday.

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Thais finish bottom in Volleyball Nations League after Italy loss
04:30

State pledges fresh steps to assist SMEs

The government has pledged to introduce new measures to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) cope with the impact of the pandemic.

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20 Jun 2021

Myanmar junta leader departs for Moscow security conference

YANGON: Myanmar's junta chief left the country Sunday for Moscow, where he will attend a security conference, state media said, marking only his second known trip abroad since he seized power in a coup.

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Myanmar junta leader departs for Moscow security conference
20 Jun 2021

Vietnam receives 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donation from China

HANOI: Vietnam has received a shipment of 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donated by China, the health ministry said on Sunday, as the country is ramping up inoculations to battle against a more widespread outbreak.

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Vietnam receives 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donation from China
20 Jun 2021

Alcohol allowed but no condom distribution in Tokyo Olympic village

TOKYO: The organising committee of this summer's Tokyo Olympics said on Sunday that participants will be allowed to bring alcoholic beverages into the athletes' village for consumption in their rooms, as part of efforts to ensure the safety of the games amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Alcohol allowed but no condom distribution in Tokyo Olympic village
20 Jun 2021

China gives 1-billionth Covid shot as Brazil toll tops 0.5m

China on Sunday announced it had administered its one-billionth shot in the world's biggest coronavirus inoculation drive as Brazil's death toll from the pandemic passed 500,000.

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China gives 1-billionth Covid shot as Brazil toll tops 0.5m
20 Jun 2021

Myanmar footballer to seek asylum in Japan on Tuesday

A subsititute goalkeeper for the national Myanmar football team will apply for refugee status in Japan on Tuesday after expressing fear for his life for making a three-finger salute in protest at the military coup in his country during a recent World Cup qualifier near Tokyo, according to his lawyer.

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Myanmar footballer to seek asylum in Japan on Tuesday