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