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No Chao Phraya express boats weekends, holidays

Chao Phraya express ferry services have been temporarily suspended on weekends and public holidays, with the operator citing a 90% drop in passengers.

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No Chao Phraya express boats weekends, holidays
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Nishino keen on improving national team's fitness level

The Thai national team continued training for next month's World Cup qualifiers despite a heavy downpour on Thursday.

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Nishino keen on improving  national team's fitness level
09:56

27 Covid deaths, 2,044 new cases

The Public Health Ministry on Friday reported 27 more Covid-related deaths, for a toll of 363, and 2,044 new cases, raising the total to 78,855.

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27 Covid deaths, 2,044 new cases
09:45

US braces for billions of cicadas to emerge after 17 years underground

WASHINGTON: Some are waiting for their arrival with trepidation, others are curious what they might taste like: Americans are swapping tips on how best to weather the storm when billions of cicadas soon emerge after 17 years underground.

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US braces for billions of cicadas to emerge after 17 years underground
09:12

Talks held with UN to help fleeing Karen

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has held talks with authorities in Mae Hong Son to find ways to help more than 2,000 Karen refugees who crossed the Salaween River into Thailand to flee fighting between the KNU (Karen National Union) and Myanmar military.

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Talks held with UN to help fleeing Karen
08:45

Big Pharma says vaccine patent waiver sets dangerous precedent

NEW YORK: Waiving patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines is fiercely opposed by Big Pharma because they say it would set a precedent that could threaten future innovations, and insist the move would not speed up production.

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Big Pharma says vaccine patent waiver sets dangerous precedent
08:38

Chiang Mai wants return of dine-in service

Chiang Mai: The provincial governor has asked the authorities to allow restaurants and food shops to provide dine-in services until 9pm following an easing of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Chiang Mai's demand
07:45

Nature's GPS: Sharks read magnetic fields for directions

WASHINGTON: Forget Google Maps -- sharks can read the Earth's magnetic field like a GPS navigator to find their way, a study in Current Biology showed Thursday.

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Nature's GPS: Sharks read magnetic fields for directions
07:35

Girl shoots three at US school: police

LOS ANGELES:A girl opened fire at a school in the northwestern US state of Idaho on Thursday, injuring three people before being disarmed by a teacher, police said.

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Girl shoots three at US school: police
06:33

Patty, Atthaya go low on sizzling day

CHON BURI: Young home stars Patty Tavatanakit and Atthaya Thitikul shot sizzling eight-under-par 64s in sweltering conditions to share the first-round lead at the Honda LPGA Thailand on Thursday.

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Patty, Atthaya go low on sizzling day
06:11

Thai shippers upbeat about 6-7% growth

Thai shippers upgraded their export growth forecast to 6-7% this year from a 3-4% projection in December, helped by the global economic recovery, economic growth in major trading partners and healthy exports of industrial products such as automobiles, electrical appliances, equipment and parts, and oil-related products such as plastic pellets and chemicals.

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Thai shippers upbeat about 6-7% growth
06:00

SET scraps calculation method revision

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has decided not to revise its calculation method regarding free-float adjusted market capitalisation for the SET50, SET100 and SETHD indices after a survey revealed most market participants disagreed with the change.

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SET scraps calculation method revision
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FTI supports inoculation plan

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is planning to provide full support for the state-private inoculation programme, which aims to achieve a target of 100 million doses before the year-end deadline.

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Relatives of Mexico metro crash victims demand justice

MEXICO CITY - Demands for justice mounted Thursday as relatives buried the victims of Mexico City's metro disaster, accusing the authorities of negligence that cost the lives of 25 people.

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Relatives of Mexico metro crash victims demand justice
05:44

Cases must drop for sandbox scheme

The number of Covid-19 cases in Phuket must reach zero before it reopens to foreign tourists on July 1 as scheduled under the sandbox scheme.

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Phuket reopening
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GPO cleared to make its own Favipiravir tablets

The path has been cleared for the Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) to produce one million tablets a month of the antiviral medicine Favipiravir after the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) rejected a request by a company to patent the drug here.

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Wissanu defends court decision on Thamanat

The controversy surrounding key Palang Pracharath Party figure Thamanat Prompow, also deputy minister for agriculture and cooperatives, has been put to rest, said a deputy prime minister.

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No doubts
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25 killed in police raid on Rio slum

RIO DE JANEIRO - A massive police operation against drug traffickers in a Brazilian favela Thursday left 25 people dead, turning the impoverished Rio de Janeiro neighborhood into a battlefield and drawing condemnation from rights groups.

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25 killed in police raid on Rio slum
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Phuket launches rapid antigen test drive

Phuket has announced it will launch rapid Covid-19 antigen testing from Friday until May 15 to speed up the detection of cases and control the spread of the virus.

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Stimulus scheme 'not a free lunch'

People must spend between 46,000 baht and 70,000 baht each before they can get e-vouchers worth 7,000 baht under a fresh economic stimulus scheme.

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'Not a free lunch'