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18:23

65 caught in Bangkok pub raid

Sixty-five Thais and foreign nationals were arrested early Saturday at a pub off Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok for violating the emergency decree and a City Hall closure order to contain the spread of Covid-19.

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65 caught in Bangkok pub raid
15:59

River Kwai bridge vendors bemoan lack of tourists

KANCHANABURI: Tourism in Kanchanaburi has gone quiet since provincial authorities suddenly ordered the closure of hotels and resorts to prevent the spread of Covid-19, leaving vendors bemoaning the plunge in their income.

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River Kwai bridge vendors bemoan lack of tourists
15:50

Two held during Victory Monument scuffle

At least two arrested after pro-democracy activists at Victory Monument encounter a large police presence and warnings against violating Covid emergency rules.

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Phayathai showdown
13:32

Father accused of raping teen daughter

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A 38-year-old man has been arrested in Tha Sala district in this southern province for allegedly using drugs and raping his 13-year-old daughter for more than two months.

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Father accused of raping teen daughter
13:12

One Covid-19 death, 230 new cases

A Bangkok man died and 230 people were infected with Covid-19, bringing the totals to 70 deaths and 11,680 cases, according to the Covid-19 centre's daily report on Saturday.

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One more death
11:00

City Hall dishes up aid for market vendors

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has cut rent rates at its 10 markets to ease the plight of vendors hit by the recent coronavirus outbreak.

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City Hall dishes up aid for market vendors
09:33

Transport officials consider a tunnel under Chao Phraya

Thailand and South Korea have signed an agreement to work together on solving inner-city traffic congestion, including the possibility of boring a tunnel under the Chao Phraya River and creating a bus lane down the middle of Rama IV Road.

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Transport officials consider  a tunnel under Chao Phraya
08:11

Police seek first warrants over outbreak

Police are seeking arrest warrants against eight civilians suspected of being involved in the smuggling of illegal Myanmar labourers into Samut Sakhon province where the reemergence of Covid-19 on Thai soil first struck, according to deputy national police chief Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittiprapas.

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08:00

Prayut to weigh in on legalising gambling

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says he will consider legalising gambling in Thailand, a contentious course of action that has been opposed for decades.

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Prayut to weigh in on legalising gambling
04:44

Deadly drug contained 20 times the safe amount of diazepam

The "k-powdered milk" drug, which has so far claimed nine lives, contains the tranquiliser diazepam but uses 20 times the safe amount, according to the justice minister.

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Deadly drug