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Pheu Thai charter bill may be shelved

Two opposition parties have voiced concerns after an adviser to the Parliament president said the charter amendment bill proposed by the Pheu Thai Party may not be put on the meeting agenda this coming week.

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Pheu Thai charter bill may be shelved
20:30

Hun Sen in quarantine, 20 Covid deaths in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen went into 14-day quarantine on Saturday, as the country reported a one-day record of 20 deaths from Covid-19.

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Hun Sen in quarantine, 20 Covid deaths in Cambodia
20:10

Pak Nam market closed after 100 positive tests

SAMUT PRAKAN: The Pak Nam fresh market in Muang district has been closed for 14 days until July 2 after more than 100 Covid-19 infections were discovered there.

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Pak Nam market closed after 100 positive tests
19:01

Shenzhen airport on heightened virus alert

The airport in the southern Chinese megacity of Shenzhen cancelled hundreds of flights and tightened entry controls on Saturday after a restaurant employee tested positive for the Delta coronavirus variant.

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Shenzhen airport on heightened virus alert
18:46

Covid cases at Hua Hin pineapple plant pass 400

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Forty-five new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Prachuap Khiri Khan, 34 of them from a cluster at a canned pineapple factory in Hua Hin district, raising the total in the factory past 400.

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Covid cases at Hua Hin pineapple plant pass 400
16:09

300kg of ganja seized in Kalasin

KALASIN: A suspected drug courier has been arrested with 300 kilogrammes of compressed marijuana following a police chase in Na Khun district in the early hours of Saturday.

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300kg of ganja seized in Kalasin
15:51

Britain a test case for Covid endgame

As Britain counts down to a full reopening a month from today, the public debate is over how much Covid suffering and death a society is prepared to live with.

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Cautious countdown
14:23

Hong Kong media execs denied bail

HONG KONG: Two executives from Apple Daily were denied bail on Saturday after authorities deployed the sweeping national security law imposed by Beijing to target the pro-democracy newspaper.

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Hong Kong media execs denied bail
14:04

Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine

SINGAPORE: Offering Sinovac Biotech Covid-19 vaccines to the public in Singapore for the first time since Friday, several private clinics reported overwhelming demand for the Chinese-made shot, despite already available rival vaccines having far higher efficacy.

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Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine
12:50

145 new Covid-19 cases in Chon Buri

CHON BURI: Another 145 new coronavirus infections have been reported in Chon Buri, many linked to a cluster at Talad Mai market and a migrant workers’ camp.

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145 new Covid-19 cases in Chon Buri
12:35

Saen Saep boat service suspended until Sunday

The boat service along Khlong Saen Saep canal has been suspended during the weekend as more than 250 staff members will receive their second shots of Covid-19 vaccine.

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Saen Saep boat service suspended until Sunday
11:00

State agencies pressured to upgrade

Thailand needs to accelerate digitalisation among its state agencies to facilitate ease of doing business, while workers need better technical skills to improve the country's competitiveness on the global stage, according to the state planning unit chief.

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State agencies pressured to upgrade
10:00

New clinic for trans healthcare

Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital is trumpeting the work being done at its new Gender Health Clinic (GHC), one of the first to focus specifically on catering to the needs of the transgender community.

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New clinic for trans healthcare
09:45

Hong Kong pro-democracy media executives appear in court

HONG KONG: Two executives from Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily appeared in court on Saturday charged with collusion after authorities deployed a sweeping security law to target the newspaper, a scathing critic of Beijing.

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Hong Kong pro-democracy media executives appear in court
08:11

E-voucher scheme opens Monday

The Finance Ministry is planning to open registration for the "Ying Chai Ying Dai" (the more you spend, the more you get) e-voucher cashback scheme on Monday.

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E-voucher scheme opens
08:00

New conditions set for reopening

The plan to reopen the country comes with conditions, with a major requirement that only provinces that have vaccinated 70% of their population will be allowed to open completely.

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New conditions
07:57

32 Covid deaths, 3,667 new cases

Thirty-two Covid-19 fatalities and 3,667 new cases were reported, bringing the accumulated toll since the start of the pandemic to 1,609 deaths and 214,449 cases.

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+32 deaths
07:45

UN calls for member states to 'prevent the flow of arms' into Myanmar

The UN General Assembly took the rare step of calling on member states to "prevent the flow of arms" into Myanmar, as Thailand was among 36 countries abstaining.

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Pressure on Myanmar
06:44

Thousands to get Sinopharm vaccine

More than 5,000 organisations will be allocated the Chinese vaccine Sinopharm in the first phase of registrations.

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Thousands to get Sinopharm vaccine
06:06

England given reality check by gutsy Scotland in stalemate

LONDON: England's ambitions to be crowned kings of Europe got a cold dose of reality as they were held to a 0-0 draw by a gutsy Scotland side in a Euro 2020 'Battle of Britain' on Friday.

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England given reality check by gutsy Scotland in stalemate