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Covid express to continue, despite low ridership

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will continue to provide special trains for Covid-19 patients returning home, despite the small number of passengers to date.

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Covid express to continue, despite low ridership
18:35

Could display drones snuff out fireworks?

FROME, England: Concerns about pollution and the environment could see drone displays, such as the one featured in the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, replace fireworks as the light show of choice in the night sky.

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Could display drones snuff out fireworks?
17:54

Covid: Global developments

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus epidemic:

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Covid: Global developments
17:38

Covid patient waiting centres being set up in Kanchanaburi

KANCHANABURI: A total of 64 centres for Covid patients waiting for hospital beds are being set up in the 13 districts of this western border province to cope with the growing number of infections, the provincial communicable disease committee said on Wednesday.

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Covid patient waiting centres being set up in Kanchanaburi
16:46

Olympics Games organisers admit to wasting about 4,000 boxes of food

TOKYO: Tokyo Games organisers on Wednesday admitted to throwing away approximately 4,000 of the 10,000 pre-ordered bento boxes full of food that was to be fed to volunteers on the day of the opening ceremony.

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Olympics Games organisers admit to wasting about 4,000 boxes of food
16:17

Panipak made 'sport and tourism' ambassador

PHUKET: Panipak "Nong Tennis" Wongpattanakit, Thailand's taekwondo gold medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, has been made an ambassador for sport and tourism.

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Panipak made 'sport and tourism' ambassador
15:06

Man found dead in Buri Ram hotel

BURI RAM: A 40-year-old man from Samut Prakan province was found dead in a room at a hotel in Nang Rong district on Wednesday morning. The cause of death was being investigated.

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Man found dead in Buri Ram hotel
14:45

Iberian lynx claws back from brink of extinction

DOñANA NATIONAL PARK, Spain: At a nature reserve in southern Spain, four baby Iberian lynxes sleep peacefully beside their mother, part of a captive breeding programme that has brought the species back from the brink of extinction.

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Iberian lynx claws back from brink of extinction
14:25

Record 16,533 new Covid cases, 133 deaths

The coronavirus disease infection rate sets yet another daily record, along with 133 fatalities.

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16,533 new cases
13:54

Online booking for Bang Sue jabs starts Thursday

The vaccination centre at Bang Sue Grand Station will take online bookings from Thursday for inoculations throughout August. The walk-in service will end on Saturday.

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Online booking for Bang Sue jabs starts Thursday
12:54

First 'Covid Express' departs

Special train No.971 to Ubon Ratchathani departed from Rangsit railway station on Tuesday morning, taking 135 Covid-19 patients with mild-to-moderate symptoms back to their homes in the lower Northeast.

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First 'Covid Express' departs
12:06

Olympics: Shuttler Ratchanok wins, but mixed doubles lose

Ratchanok Intanon’s quest for an Olympic badminton medal continued on Wednesday as she entered the final eight, but it ended for mixed doubles team Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai, at Musahino Forest Plaza in Tokyo.

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Olympics: Shuttler Ratchanok wins, but mixed doubles lose
10:32

Covid-19 closes Phetchabun sugar factory

PHETCHABUN: A sugar factory in Si Thep district has been ordered closed for seven days after about 90 workers there were found to be infected with Covid-19, the provincial communicable disease committee announced.

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Covid-19 closes Phetchabun sugar factory
10:15

New York's $200 french fries offer escape from reality

NEW YORK: Jerome Powell, this story's for you.

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New York's $200 french fries offer escape from reality
09:45

Earth's 'vital signs' worsening as humanity's impact deepens

PARIS: The global economy's business-as-usual approach to climate change has seen Earth's "vital signs" deteriorate to record levels, an influential group of scientists said on Wednesday, warning that several climate tipping points were now imminent.

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Earth's 'vital signs' worsening as humanity's impact deepens
09:45

Sydney lockdown extended by four weeks as virus outbreak grows

SYDNEY: Millions of Sydney residents will spend another month in lockdown, authorities announced Wednesday, citing a still-growing coronavirus outbreak and low vaccination rates.

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Sydney lockdown extended by four weeks as virus outbreak grows
08:11

Fate of two subs in balance

The fate of two of three submarines hangs in the balance now that next year's instalment payment for them has been shelved.

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Fate of two subs in balance
07:45

Man robs iconic Parisian jeweller using stand-up scooter as getaway

PARIS: An armed man using a stand-up scooter Tuesday robbed famed Parisian jeweller Chaumet of up to three million euros worth of jewellery in an audacious evening heist, a source close to the case said.

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Man robs iconic Parisian jeweller using stand-up scooter as getaway
07:33

Prolonged lockdowns to cause GDP drop

The economic impact from lockdowns may cause Thai GDP to drop by 300 billion baht or 1.7 percentage points, while listed companies' earnings price per share are expected to decline by 4% this year, as reflected in recent decreases in share prices, according to Kasikorn Securities.

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Prolonged lockdowns to cause GDP drop
06:00

PM gauges virus review

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha believes the current intense Covid-19 situation will last another two to three weeks, or four at the most.

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PM's estimate