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Koh Samet reopens to visitors

RAYONG: Koh Samet was reopened to visitors on Tuesday after community testing found no new Covid-19 infections on the island.

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Koh Samet reopens to visitors
10:45

Monster cyclone batters Covid-stricken India's west coast

MAHUVA, India: A monster cyclone was lashing India Tuesday, with powerful winds and driving rain leaving at least 20 people dead, and interrupting the vaccine programme the country urgently needs to get its spiralling Covid-19 outbreak under control.

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Monster cyclone batters Covid-stricken India's west coast
10:28

'Chemsex' fears grow as Covid shuts Thailand's LGBT+ bars

Beam, a gay sex worker, used to go to a "chemsex" party about once a month before the coronavirus pandemic shut Thailand's bars and clubs. But since then, the drug-fuelled gatherings have become much more frequent.

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'Chemsex' fears grow as Covid shuts Thailand's LGBT+ bars
10:10

Record 35 deaths, 2,473 new Covid cases

The government on Tuesday reported the highest-yet daily Covid-19 related death toll, 35 fatalities, for an accumulated toll of 649, and 2,473 new cases, raising the total to 113,555 since the pandemic started early last year.

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Record 35 deaths, 2,473 new Covid cases
09:59

Tour bus overturns, 15 injured

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Fifteen passengers were injured, two seriously, when their tour bus overturned at a curve on the Mittraphap highway in Non Sung district early on Tuesday.

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Tour bus overturns, 15 injured
09:23

Under-60s to get to book jabs soon

Individuals aged between 18-59 will be able to start booking their vaccination appointments at the end of the month, deputy government spokeswoman Rachada Dhnadirek said on Monday.

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Under-60s to get to book jabs soon
08:22

Mall operators extend relief measures

Many shopping centre operators have extended their relief measures to help enable tenants to continue with their businesses amid the unabated Covid-19 crisis.

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Mall operators extend relief measures
07:45

Changing snowfall making Greenland darker and warmer: study

WASHINGTON: Greenland is becoming darker and warmer due to a weather pattern that is pushing fresh snowfall away from its ice sheet, a study said Monday.

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Changing snowfall making Greenland darker and warmer: study
07:32

Central posts B49bn for Q1 revenue

Central Retail Corporation Plc (CRC) reported revenue of 49 billion baht in the first quarter, dropping 9.7% year-on-year, mostly due to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on business operations.

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Central posts B49bn for Q1 revenue
06:34

BoT worried over possible rise in NPLs

Bank of Thailand is concerned with the expected higher number of non-performing loans of tourism-related businesses in the second quarter of this year.

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Possible rise in NPLs
06:00

Fear pushes patients to keep HIV status a secret

People with virus worry about backlash amid lack of awareness.

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HIV a secret
05:45

Brazil deforestation 94% illegal: report

RIO DE JANEIRO - The vast majority of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is illegal, and President Jair Bolsonaro's promise to eliminate it looks doubtful given a lack of transparency on authorized land use, researchers said Monday.

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Brazil deforestation 94% illegal: report
05:40

Line Man Wongnai eyes IPO in 2-3 years

Line Man Wongnai, the operator of a food delivery service, aims to launch an initial public offering (IPO) within the next 2-3 years.

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Line Man Wongnai eyes IPO
05:30

Thai economy shrinks by 2.6% in Q1

The Thai economy shrank by 2.6% in the first quarter of this year -- an improvement from a 4.2% contraction in the previous quarter.

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Thai economy shrinks
05:00

Mass jabs eyed in Hua Hin ahead of tourism return

A project has been proposed to achieve mass vaccination in Hua Hin ahead of Prachuap Khiri Khan's non-quarantine reopening to foreign tourists in October.

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Mass jabs in Hua Hin
04:38

Revenue Department eyes collection gap

The Revenue Department is concerned that its collection of corporate income tax in the fiscal year 2021 will fall short of its target.

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Collection gap
04:25

Key tourism scam suspect turns self in

A key suspect in an investment scam which included a well-known tourism project turned himself in to police on Monday.

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Tourism scam
04:00

Clusters surge across capital

As Covid-19 infections continue to surge in Bangkok with 28 clusters now detected across 19 districts, the Public Health Ministry is planning to inoculate at least 5 million people by the end of July.

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Capital clusters surge
03:45

Scrutiny increases of Gates after Microsoft affair surfaces

WASHINGTON - Bill Gates's tenure at Microsoft has come under fresh scrutiny amid revelations that the tech giant probed the billionaire founder's intimate relationship with a staffer before he left the board of directors.

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Scrutiny increases of Gates after Microsoft affair surfaces
17 May 2021

Singapore’s unlinked cases tied to Indian variant

The highly transmissible strain of Covid-19 that surfaced in India has become more prominent among Singapore’s growing number of unlinked cases, in a sign that hidden chains of transmission of the variant have existed for some time.

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Singapore’s unlinked cases tied to Indian variant