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More Covid cases in Ayutthaya

AYUTTHAYA: Nineteen more coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Ayutthaya province, with most catching the virus from other confirmed cases, lifting the provincial total to 454.

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More Covid cases in Ayutthaya
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US backs vaccine patent waiver

WASHINGTON: The United States threw its weight behind a waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines as India Thursday posted record deaths and infections from a catastrophic wave swamping the country.

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US backs vaccine patent waiver
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Official assures foreigners they will get vaccines

A high-ranking official has confirmed that authorities plan to include 3 million foreigners living in the country in its mass vaccination programme to protect the entire population, amid concerns over the scope of vaccine access.

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Official assures foreigners they will get vaccines
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April consumer mood hit record low

Consumer confidence hit a record low in April, dented by a new wave of COVID-19 infections, which could cost the economy as much as 600 billion baht if it cannot be contained this month, the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTTC) said on Thursday.

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April consumer mood hit record low
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New Covid clusters in Bangkok's Bang Kae district

Bangkok's Bang Kae district again the centre of a Covid-19 scare, with 160 infections found and testing continuing.

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New clusters
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Arnon contracts Covid in custody

Arnon Nampa, jailed without bail since February on charges of insulting the monarchy, has contracted the coronavirus in custody, a corrections department official said on Thursday.

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Arnon contracts Covid in custody
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18 Covid deaths, 1,911 new cases

A majority of the latest Covid-19 related deaths attributed to close contact with infected relatives, with victims aged from 45 to 100 years.

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+18 Covid deaths
11:52

Storm pounds Buri Ram

BURI RAM: A fierce storm with gusting winds battered much of Buri Ram province on Wednesday night, damaging houses and other buildings and bringing down many power poles and trees.

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Storm pounds Buri Ram
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Gambling diners arrested in restaurant

PATHUM THANI: Twelve people were caught gambling when police raided a restaurant in Lam Luk Ka district of Pathum Thani late on Wednesday night.

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Gambling diners arrested in restaurant
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Hong Kong's Joshua Wong gets extra jail time for Tiananmen vigil

HONG KONG: Jailed Hong Kong dissident Joshua Wong was handed an additional 10-month sentence on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to taking part in an "unlawful" protest last year over the Tiananmen Square crackdown.

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Hong Kong's Joshua Wong gets extra jail time for Tiananmen vigil
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China suspends economic accord with Australia

BEIJING: China said on Thursday it had suspended an economic agreement with Australia, in an apparent tit-for-tat response to Canberra's scrapping a Belt and Road infrastructure pact and threat to undo a deal leasing Darwin Port to a Chinese company.

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China suspends economic accord with Australia
09:50

BoT slashes its GDP forecast again

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) slashed Thailand's economic growth forecast for 2021 on Wednesday for the second time this year to 1-2%.

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GDP forecast
08:40

Court accepts BTS suit against MRTA

The Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases on Wednesday accepted a lawsuit filed by BTS Group Holdings against the governor of the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) for "illegally" amending the bidding terms and cancelling bidding for the construction of the western extension of the Orange Line.

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Court accepts BTS suit against MRTA
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Funeral services shortened due to Covid-19 deaths

Funeral rites can last several days but with a disease like Covid-19, everything has changed.

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Funeral services shortened due to Covid-19 deaths
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WeVo protest leader 'Toto' gets bail

Piyarat "Toto" Chongthep, leader of the We Volunteer (WeVo) guards for the pro-democracy protests, has been released on bail on the condition he wears an electronic monitoring bracelet.

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Fuel consumption drops by 7.7% in first quarter

Average fuel consumption contracted by 7.7% to 138.9 million litres per day in the first quarter due mainly to the recurrence of Covid-19, says the Department of Energy Business (DOEB).

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Chevron pledges smooth transfer of Erawan gas field

Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production Co's recently-appointed president Chatit Huayhongtong pledges to ensure a smooth transfer of its Erawan gas field, now facing a legal dispute, to new concessionaire PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP).

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Chevron pledges smooth transfer of Erawan gas field
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Hotel sector wants to extend domestic stimulus schemes

The hotel sector is urging the government to extend domestic stimulus programmes to cover the high season in the final quarter, after those projects were interrupted by the third outbreak.

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Hotel sector's demand
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'Different' Patty ready for Thai LPGA

CHON BURI: ANA Inspiration champion Patty Tavatanakit will play alongside last week's winner Kim Hyo-Joo and world No.6 Danielle Kang in the opening round of the Honda LPGA Thailand today.

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'Different' Patty ready for Thai LPGA
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Event organisers urge PM to provide aid

Operators in the event management industry are calling on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to help salvage the industry which has been hit hard by the new coronavirus outbreak.

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