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Talks on Monday could see school term postponed

The new school term, which is scheduled to begin next month, may be deferred to June due to the worsening Covid-19 situation.

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School term talks
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CAAT wants late-night flights scrapped to curb Covid spread

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand is calling for the suspension of all domestic flights between 10pm and 4am, after all people in high-risk "red zones" are urged to stay at home from 11pm to 4am.

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Late-night flights
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Pheu Thai pushes for 2 charter edits

The main opposition Pheu Thai Party is working on two charter amendment drafts including one seeking to revise Section 256 to pave the way for a charter drafting assembly (CDA).

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Land sales down in FY21

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) has seen land sales and leases decrease by 66.1% in the first six months of fiscal 2021, attributed to the impact of Covid-19, though investment value is still on the rise.

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Work at home, urges govt

The government is appealing to all sectors to comply with the new Covid-19 restrictions by supporting work-from-home schemes where possible, as the number of daily new infections reached a new record with 1,767 new cases on Sunday.

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Demand for office space remains robust

Though the pandemic has affected many tenants, demand for office space in Bangkok in the first quarter remained strong, driven by the growth of e-commerce, tech and logistics businesses.

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Hospital shuts wards after barman dies from Covid

Prakhon Chai Hospital in Buri Ram on Sunday suspended non-urgent treatment for two days after a patient died and was found to be infected with Covid-19.

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Govt defends Chinese vaccine amid social media concern

The Ministry of Public Health on Sunday insisted that CoronaVac, the vaccine developed by Chinese company Sinovac, could protect people against Covid-19, despite a claim on social media that a man who received the jab had not developed any immunity.

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Wearables segment sees steady growth

Thailand's shipments of wearables grew 47.3% year-on-year to 3.46 million units in 2020 despite the pandemic as Chinese smartphone vendors made forays into this segment, according to International Data Corporation (IDC), a tech market research firm.

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Ex-Channel 3 head picked for NT board

Ariya Banomyong, former president of Channel 3 operator BEC World, has been chosen as one of five additional board members at National Telecom (NT), says a source at the company who requested anonymity.

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Ex-Channel 3 head picked for NT board
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Stock beneficiaries in private healthcare

The stock prices of private hospitals are likely to increase given the new outbreak, say analysts from Capital Nomura Securities (CNS) and Trinity Securities, citing a 200-300% increase in people seeking Covid-19 tests per day.

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Stock beneficiaries in private healthcare
18 Apr 2021

Myanmar shadow government wants Asean crisis talks invite

Myanmar's shadow government on Sunday urged Southeast Asian leaders to give it a seat at the table during crisis talks next week, and not to recognise the military regime that seized power in a February coup.

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Myanmar shadow government wants Asean crisis talks invite
18 Apr 2021

Chiang Mai logs most new Covid cases in 3 days

CHIANG MAI registered 196 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases in the third wave of the coronavirus outbreak to 2,233.

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Chiang Mai logs most new Covid cases in 3 days
18 Apr 2021

Germany mourns its 80,000 Covid dead at memorial

BERLIN: Germany held a national memorial service on Sunday for its nearly 80,000 victims of the coronavirus pandemic, putting aside deep divisions over Covid restrictions to share the pain of grieving families.

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Germany mourns its 80,000 Covid dead at memorial
18 Apr 2021

Navy deserter nabbed for gold robbery

SONGKHLA: A navy deserter has been arrested for robbing a gold shop at the Big C superstore, Khlong Hae branch, in Hat Yai district and making off with 1.1 million baht worth of gold necklaces on Saturday, police said.

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Navy deserter nabbed for gold robbery
18 Apr 2021

BTS' Dynamite music video tops 1 billion views on YouTube

HONG KONG: BTS have made history again.

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BTS' <i>Dynamite</i> music video tops 1 billion views on YouTube
18 Apr 2021

Man found dead in temple well

NAKHON PHANOM: A man missing for four or five days was found dead at the bottom of a well at a temple in Muang district on Sunday morning, police said.

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Man found dead in temple well
18 Apr 2021

US, China commit to climate cooperation ahead of key summit

WASHINGTON: The United States and China are "committed to cooperating" on the pressing issue of climate change, the two sides said Saturday, issuing the pledge days ahead of a key summit hosted by President Joe Biden.

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US, China commit to climate cooperation ahead of key summit
18 Apr 2021

Death toll tops 100 as Thailand logs 1,767 Covid cases, new record

Accumulated death toll in Thailand tops 100 on Sunday as government logs 1,767 new cases, yet another new record, for total of 42,352.

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Relentless rise
18 Apr 2021

Most support govt's plan to create special holiday: poll

A majority of people agree with the government's intention to create a special, long holiday similar to Songkran to help stimulate the country's sagging economy, according to a survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.

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Most support govt's plan to create special holiday: poll