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Activist opposes Sorrayuth's news comeback bid

Activist Srisuwan Janya has petitioned the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) opposing former newscaster Sorrayuth Suthassanachinda’s plan to resume his role on Channel 3, saying it is against the news profession's ethical code to allow the former anchor to take a lead role in presenting news on air again.

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Activist opposes Sorrayuth's news comeback bid
19:57

Authorities to take advantage of early rainy season

The Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR) has been told to take advantage of the early arrival of the rainy season to stock up on water supply for next year's summer.

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20 crew missing after Philippine ship runs aground in typhoon

A search was under way Tuesday for 20 crew members missing in the Philippines after their cargo ship ran aground while seeking shelter from rough waters churned up by a typhoon, the coast guard said.

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20 crew missing after Philippine ship runs aground in typhoon
17:51

Drink-driving checkpoints suspended

Police have again suspended use of checkpoints to test motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol, citing the need to concentrate on stopping the spread of Covid-19.

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Drink-driving checkpoints suspended
17:49

Scores test positive for Covid-19 on India flight to Hong Kong

At least 53 passengers on a flight from New Delhi to Hong Kong have tested positive for coronavirus, authorities said Tuesday, as the Chinese financial hub introduced an emergency ban on arrivals from India over a new wave of cases.

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Scores test positive for Covid-19 on India flight to Hong Kong
17:45

Doctors denied access to jailed Navalny as health concerns grow

VLADIMIR, Russia: Alexei Navalny's doctors were again denied access Tuesday to the jailed Kremlin critic despite growing concern over the hunger-striking Russian opposition figure's failing health.

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Doctors denied access to jailed Navalny as health concerns grow
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Closure of infected market extended

AYUTTHAYA: The communicable disease committee on Tuesday extended the closure of the province's central farmers market for seven more days, until next Tuesday, so it can be disinfected.

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Closure of infected market extended
16:45

Prayut: Pfizer shots may be available in July

Thailand is waiting for price quotes from Pfizer before it can buy 5-10m Covid doses to be shipped from July to December this year, according to the prime minister.

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FIFA 'strongly disapproves' of Super League

MONTREUX, Switzerland: FIFA boss Gianni Infantino on Tuesday blasted the proposed European Super League and warned that the clubs involved could face "consequences".

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FIFA 'strongly disapproves' of Super League
15:45

Pakistan's parliament to debate whether to expel French ambassador

LAHORE, Pakistan: Pakistan's parliament will debate Tuesday whether the country should expel the French ambassador as the government bids to appease a radical party that has threatened more violent protests unless the envoy is kicked out.

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Pakistan's parliament to debate whether to expel French ambassador
15:28

Hospital space ‘sufficient’ amid new coronavirus wave - govt

Health authorities on Tuesday assured the public there were sufficient hospital beds for the rising number of coronavirus patients, amid a new wave of infections this month that has spread fast across the country.

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Hospital space ‘sufficient’ amid new coronavirus wave - govt
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PM Prayut confirms he won’t attend Asean summit on Myanmar

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday that he would not be attending a summit of leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) in Jakarta on April 24, where the crisis in army-ruled Myanmar is set to be discussed.

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PM Prayut confirms he won’t attend Asean summit on Myanmar
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India's crematoriums buckle as Covid dead pile up

NEW DELHI: A summer storm is buffeting New Delhi as Mohammed Shamim wearily pauses to glance at yet another ambulance arriving with a coronavirus victim to bury, just minutes after the last.

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India's crematoriums buckle as Covid dead pile up
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J&J and other drugmakers go on trial over US opioid crisis

SAN FRANCISCO: Four drugmakers, including Johnson & Johnson, went on trial Monday over claims they helped fuel the deadly opioid epidemic in the United States through deceptive marketing that downplayed the risks of addiction.

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J&J and other drugmakers go on trial over US opioid crisis
14:26

Cabinet approves B3bn more for Rao Chana subsidies

Cabinet approves another B3bn for Covid-19 relief handouts under the Rao Chana (We Win) programme, extending the subsidy to another 2.4 million people.

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Pubs, clubs spread Covid to 71 provinces

Covid-19 cases linked to bars, pubs or clubs have spread in 71 provinces so far this month, according to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration.

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Pubs, clubs spread Covid to 71 provinces
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CO2 emissions set to surge, IEA warns

PARIS: Climate-changing CO2 emissions are set to surge by the second-biggest amount in history this year as the global economy recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, the IEA warned Tuesday, days before a major climate summit.

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CO2 emissions set to surge, IEA warns
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China tech stampede into electric cars sparks auto sector buzz

SHANGHAI: Thought your smartphone was taking over your life? Your car may be next as Chinese firms lead a Big Tech stampede into auto manufacturing in their battle for more consumers.

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China tech stampede into electric cars sparks auto sector buzz
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Strong opposition in Australia's Byron Bay to planned Netflix reality show

SYDNEY: Surfers in the coastal Australian town of Byron Bay staged a "paddle out" protest Tuesday as locals rally against a planned Netflix reality show they say will damage their beachside paradise.

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Strong opposition in Australia's Byron Bay to planned Netflix reality show
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14 new cases in Ayutthaya, one American

AYUTTHAYA: Fourteen more coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Ayutthaya province, one an American who had contact with three previously confirmed cases, raising the total to 203.

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14 new cases in Ayutthaya, one American