Three new cases from Saudi Arabia, Indonesia

Three new Covid-19 cases reported on Saturday were Thais from Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, bringing the total to 3,348. The death toll remained unchanged at 58.

Two new cases

More storms forecast to hit North, Isan

The Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) is warning that the North and Northeast face a new round of floods as a low-pressure front passes across the South China Sea and a monsoon picks up over the Andaman Sea.

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More storms forecast to hit North, Isan

Schools, stadiums to open next

A panel under the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Friday approved proposals for a return to normalcy in the country by allowing schools, sports stadiums, public transport and meals on flights, National Security Council (NSC) secretary-general Gen Somsak Roongsita said.

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Schools, stadiums to open next

Foreigners cry racism over race ban

The organiser of the Bangkok Midnight Marathon 2020 was blasted online after its "new normal race" policy was perceived to be barring foreigners from entering the race.

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New normal race

Policeman U-turns in Boss case

A forensic police officer who recently changed his mind and said Red Bull scion Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya was driving below 80km per hour during his deadly crash in 2012 has done another U-turn. He has now returned to his original testimony and declared the actual speed was indeed 177kph, according to a police source.

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Cops find missing gambling den cameras

CCTV cameras removed from the scene of a deadly shootout in a Bangkok gambling den on Rama III Road have been found in a building opposite the illegal casino.

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Private firms urged to give 120 days of maternity leave

The House women's empowerment committee yesterday agreed to push for extending maternity leave from 98 to 120 days, and for 15 days of paternal leave in private companies.


Govt lauds rating agency's faith in nation

The Japan Credit Rating Agency has described Thailand's economic outlook as "stable" despite the current downturn amid the coronavirus pandemic.


New rules to boost image of monks

The National Office of Buddhism (NOB) is formulating new rules to regulate the conducts of monks receiving alms from the public and promote a positive image in line with Vinaya Pitaka teachings.

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Clinics closed over fraudulent claims

The Department of Health Service Support yesterday ordered the temporary closure of two Bangkok medical clinics for allegedly defrauding the kingdom's universal health care service.

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