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27 Feb 2021

Ranger hurt in clash with Chiang Rai drug gang

CHIANG RAI: Three suspected drug couriers were arrested and 1.6 million speed pills seized following a clash in Mae Chan district on Friday night in which one ranger was wounded.

27 Feb 2021
Ranger hurt in clash with Chiang Rai drug gang
27 Feb 2021

Jabs rollout on course, Prayut won't be first

Covid vaccinations will start Sunday as planned but PM Prayut won’t be the first person jabbed, as AstraZeneca vaccine needs more quality checks.

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PM must wait
27 Feb 2021

14 rail services resume Monday as virus curbs ease

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will resume 14 local train services, starting on Monday in line with the easing of Covid-19 prevention measures throughout most of the country.

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14 rail services resume Monday as virus curbs ease
27 Feb 2021

Four protest leaders denied bail again

The Court of Appeal has again rejected a request to temporarily release four pro-democracy protest leaders facing royal insult charges, saying there was no reason to change the previous ruling.

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Four protest leaders denied bail again
27 Feb 2021

72 new Covid cases, no deaths

A total of 72 new Covid-19 cases — 63 local infections and nine imported — are reported, raising the total to 25,881 with no new deaths.

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+72 cases
27 Feb 2021

Shots pass testing, rollout on the way

The first batch of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines that arrived Thailand on Wednesday has passed the Department of Medical Sciences' quality tests and are ready for delivery to state hospitals, according to Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul.

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27 Feb 2021

Govt presses ahead with speed limit hike

The Ministry of Transport is preparing to raise the maximum speed allowed for passenger cars on highways from 90kph to 120kph.

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27 Feb 2021

Man held for 'sextortion'

A motorcycle taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly luring women to pose for nude online videos, then blackmailing and raping them, in Nonthaburi.

27 Feb 2021
27 Feb 2021

House raided after 'pretty' party death

Police raided a house in Chatuchak district of Bangkok yesterday morning as part of an investigation into the death on Tuesday of a pretty model hired as a hostess along with several other women at the residence that evening.

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27 Feb 2021

Chaiwat rips PACC 'armchair' probe

Chaiwat Limlikhit-aksorn, an official in hot water over his alleged involvement in the forceful removal of Karen villagers a decade ago, on Friday cried foul over a PACC board recommendation to have him barred from civil service.

27 Feb 2021