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Virus relief fraudsters con workers

Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana has vowed to crack down on people who demand a "commission" by offering to help informal workers applying for 5,000-baht financial aid granted by the government to relieve the Covid-19 impact.

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Princess undergoes surgery for bent finger

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn underwent surgery for a trigger finger at Phramongkutklao Hospital yesterday, according to the Royal Household Bureau.

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Chulalongkorn Hospital running out of N95 masks, pleads for more

Chulalongkorn Hospital is running low on N95 masks for its medical personnel at a time when novel coronavirus cases are rising, according to hospital director Suttipong Wacharasindhud.

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Europe becoming the new source of ecstasy pills

An anti-narcotics task force has seized 30,000 ecstasy pills being delivered from Germany, taking the total amount of drugs confiscated from the country and other European nations to more than 140,000 pills.

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And sew it has come to this...senior exec pitches in to tackle shortage

A senior executive at a Bangkok hospital has decided to roll up his sleeves and dedicate his free time to making face masks -- an essential item that is still in short supply -- for health personnel battling the coronavirus.

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Seven airlines to seek bailout to survive

Seven Thai airlines are likely to seek a 16-billion-baht bailout from the Finance Ministry so they can pay their employees while their services are suspended.

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28 Mar 2020

Aid registration website overwhelmed

Krungthai Bank has apologised after the website allowing self-employed people to register to receive financial aid did not work as planned.

28 Mar 2020
Aid registration website overwhelmed
28 Mar 2020

Fit-to-fly order challenged

A Thai man in Ireland has filed a petition with the Central Administrative Court seeking an order to stop the enforcement of two requirements for Thais flying home.

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Fit-to-fly order challenged
28 Mar 2020

Most new Phuket virus cases in Patong area

PHUKET: Patong has become a hotbed for coronavirus infections on the resort island as most new cases were found in the area in recent days.

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Most new Phuket virus cases in Patong area
28 Mar 2020

Doctor joins staff making face masks

A senior executive at a Bangkok hospital has rolled up his sleeves during his free time from treating patients to make face masks, essential items still in short supply for health personnel battling the coronavirus.

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Doctor joins staff making face masks