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Many will skip Songkran activities: Suan Dusit Poll

Many people say they would skip acitivities to celebrate this year's Songkran festival or are not certain whether to join them while the number of Covid-19 infections is on the rise, according the result of an opinion survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.

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Ayutthaya cancels Songkran festivities

AYUTTHAYA: All activities to mark the Songkran festival in this former capital city during April 13-15 have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Infected politicians 'should face probe'

A corruption watchdog has called on state agencies to investigate politicians who became infected with Covid-19 after attending bars in the Thong Lor area which is the epicentre of the new surge of infections.

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'Should face probe'
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Governor confident Bangkok has enough beds

The capital has sufficient beds to cope with the recent spike in Covid-19 linked to the Thong Lor area cluster, according to Bangkok governor Aswin Khwanmuang.

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Enough beds
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Pheu Thai urges haste on its bill

The main opposition Pheu Thai Party is calling on the public to pressure the government and the Senate to push through the referendum bill that remains stalled in parliament.

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Jatuporn's best days may be behind him

There is a lot riding on veteran activist Jatuporn Prompan kick-starting a mass protest targeting Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's ouster.

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Best days may be behind him
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Beetles favourites in high-stakes duel

Chiang Rai United are favourites to lift the FA Cup trophy when they meet fellow Thai League 1 side Chonburi in the final on Sunday.

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Beetles favourites in high-stakes duel
10 Apr 2021

Leeds stall Man City's title march, last-gasp Liverpool up to fourth

LONDON: Manchester City's march to the Premier League title stalled on Saturday as 10-man Leeds beat the runaway leaders 2-1, while Liverpool climbed into fourth place after Trent Alexander-Arnold's late strike sealed a 2-1 win against Aston Villa.

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Leeds stall Man City's title march, last-gasp Liverpool up to fourth
10 Apr 2021

Authorities defend vaccine policy

Authorities insist they’ve never stopped the private sector from importing Covid vaccines, while health minister says timing of deliveries is a critical factor.

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Jab plans defended
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Myanmar forces gun down at least 80 near Yangon

Myanmar security forces have killed more than 80 anti-coup protesters in a town near Yangon, a monitoring group and a domestic news outlet said on Saturday.

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Myanmar forces gun down at least 80 near Yangon
10 Apr 2021

59 more Myanmar migrants caught

KANCHANABURI: Fifty-nine Myanmar nationals, including two boys, were arrested for illegal entry in Sangkhla Buri district on Saturday, while a compatriot who guided them across the border fled.

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59 more Myanmar migrants caught
10 Apr 2021

Green dream features atomic superyacht

SINGAPORE: A nuclear-powered ship full of scientists, activists and billionaires, sailing the world and examining the state of the oceans. That’s the dream of entrepreneur Aaron Olivera, who believes the novel vessel will help raise environmental awareness.

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Green dream features atomic superyacht
10 Apr 2021

Hun Sen threatens to jail Covid rule-breakers

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened quarantine-breakers with jail time on Saturday and warned civil servants they could lose their jobs if they go unvaccinated, as the country grapples with a growing coronavirus caseload.

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Hun Sen threatens to jail Covid rule-breakers
10 Apr 2021

Chiang Mai reports 186 new Covid cases

CHIANG MAI: Authorities have confirmed 186 new Covid-19 cases in this northern province, raising the total from the recent outbreak this month to 381.

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Chiang Mai reports 186 new Covid cases
10 Apr 2021

UK moves closer to 'herd immunity'

LONDON: Increased Covid-19 immunity in the United Kingdom raises prospects of moving on from the worst of the pandemic, with some scientists saying the country could cross a key threshold as soon as Monday.

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UK moves closer to 'herd immunity'
10 Apr 2021

Tourists flock to Koh Chang

Tourists flock to Koh Chang at the start of a long Songkran break despite the surge in Covid cases that has dampened the festive mood across the country.

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Island escape
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One new Covid-19 death, 789 new cases

One new Covid death and 789 new cases were reported on Saturday, as authorities prepared to make as many as 10,000 field-hospital beds available in Bangkok.

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One death
10 Apr 2021

Lockdowns worldwide as vaccine efforts stumble

MUMBAI: Fresh lockdowns and curfews were imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina on Saturday, as Covid-19 infections surged again and vaccine roll-outs were hampered by shortages and scares over side effects.

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Lockdowns worldwide as vaccine efforts stumble
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Heavy traffic in Korat as Songkran trips begin

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Traffic on Mittraphap Highway to Nakhon Ratchasima province has been congested in Pak Chong and Sikhiu districts as people begin trips to their hometowns.

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Heavy traffic in Korat as Songkran trips begin
10 Apr 2021

China hits Alibaba with record $2.78bn fine

SHANGHAI: Chinese regulators hit the e-commerce giant Alibaba with a record 18.2 billion yuan (US$2.78 billion) fine on Saturday over practices deemed to be an abuse of the company's dominant market position.

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China hits Alibaba with record $2.78bn fine