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THG chairman accused for vaccine deal talks

Boon Vanasin, chairman of Thonburi Healthcare Group, is accused of spreading fake news and stock manipulation involving his talks about buying 20m doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

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Boon in hot seat
18:35

Moderna says its Covid-19 shot 93% effective 6 months after second dose

NEW YORK: Moderna Inc said on Thursday its Covid-19 shot was about 93% effective through six months after the second dose, showing hardly any change from the 94% efficacy reported in its original clinical trial.

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Moderna says its Covid-19 shot 93% effective 6 months after second dose
17:09

'Super riders' delivering home-isolation kits to Covid patients in Bangkok

The Department of Disease Control has formed a team of “60 super riders" to deliver capsules of green chiretta and other essentials to people with Covid-19 in home isolation in Bangkok.

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'Super riders' delivering home-isolation kits to Covid patients in Bangkok
15:47

Tokyo logs record 5,042 Covid cases

Daily coronavirus cases confirmed in Tokyo reached a record 5,042 on Thursday, topping the 5,000 mark for the first time, the metropolitan government said, as a resurgence of the virus places a strain on the medical system in Japan.

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Tokyo logs record 5,042 Covid cases
15:15

20,920 new Covid cases, 160 more deaths

Another 20,920 new Covid-19 cases and 160 more deaths - two-thirds of the latest fatalities people aged 60 years or more.

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Record caseload
14:45

Facebook bans Olympic sprint champ for posting footage of her own win

TOKYO: Jamaican sprint queen Elaine Thompson-Herah prompted a rare climbdown from social media giant Facebook after being banned for posting footage of her own victory at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Facebook bans Olympic sprint champ for posting footage of her own win
14:45

Giant pig farms accused of defiling Mexico's 'sacred wells'

MéRIDA, Mexico: Long revered by the Maya people as sacred and today a magnet for tourists, local indigenous communities fear the water-filled sinkholes of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula are under threat from industrial pig farms.

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Giant pig farms accused of defiling Mexico's 'sacred wells'
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Google mogul Larry Page allowed into New Zealand despite closed border

WELLINGTON: Google co-founder Larry Page was allowed into New Zealand despite its closed border so his son could receive urgent medical attention, the government confirmed Thursday.

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Google mogul Larry Page allowed into New Zealand despite closed border
14:41

Couple ran child-porn chat line group

A married couple accused of running an online group where members can view child porn videos at 100-500 baht a time have been arrested in Suphan Buri.

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Couple ran child-porn chat line group
13:09

Crystal meth in exported monastic goods

More than a kilogramme of crystal methamphetamine was found hidden in monastic apparel and a box of pain-killing patches at Suvarnabhumi airport on Wednesday, the Office of the Narcotics Control Board said.

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Crystal meth in exported monastic goods
13:02

Kalasin reports another 2 Covid deaths, 202 new cases

KALASIN: Two more Covid-19 deaths and 202 new cases were reported in this northeastern province, mostly quarantined arrivals from at-risk provinces.

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Kalasin reports another 2 Covid deaths, 202 new cases
13:02

Boxer Sudaporn loses on split vote, earns bronze medal

Thailand's Sudaporn Seesondee loses to rival Kellie Harrington of Ireland by split decision in their semi-final, ending her Olympic campaign with a bronze - Thailand's first women's boxing medal.

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Impressive loss
11:13

Chon Buri reports 7 more Covid deaths, 1,312 new infections

CHON BURI: Seven more Covid-19 deaths and 1,312 new infections were reported in this eastern province on Thursday, with the spread of the disease showing no sign of abating.

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Chon Buri reports 7 more Covid deaths, 1,312 new infections
10:31

Fines waived for govt contract partners

The cabinet has waived fines on businesses that fall behind on government contracts during the Covid-19 state of emergency.

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Fines waived for govt contract partners
09:40

BMA opens care centre for children with virus

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has opened a care centre for children with Covid-19 who must be temporarily separated from their families.

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BMA opens care centre for children with virus
08:35

Coral-damaging sunscreens banned in marine parks

Sunscreen products with chemical compounds that are harmful to coral are now prohibited from being used in Thai marine national parks, the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation said on Wednesday.

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08:09

MPI forecast revised up to 4-5% on export growth

Thailand's manufacturing production index (MPI) is expected to grow by 4-5% this year, up from an earlier forecast of 2-3% made by the Office of Industrial Economics (OIE), due mainly to fast-growing exports.

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MPI forecast revised up to 4-5% on export growth
08:00

AAT urges state to speed up soft loans

As soft loans for airlines go through the approval process under the Thai Credit Guarantee Corporation (TCG), the Airlines Association of Thailand (AAT) is urging the government to help clear the loan conditions as soon as possible.

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AAT urges state to speed up soft loans
07:55

Rihanna 'worth $1.7bn': Forbes

LOS ANGELES: Singer and businesswoman Rihanna is worth a whopping $1.7 billion, Forbes said Wednesday, making her one of the richest woman musicians on the planet.

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Rihanna 'worth $1.7bn': Forbes
07:45

Facebook sparks row by cutting off researchers

WASHINGTON: Facebook has cut off some academic researchers for "scraping" data from the platform, sparking a fresh controversy about the leading social network's transparency to outside experts studying misinformation and abusive content.

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Facebook sparks row by cutting off researchers