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16:24

Government urged to reimpose strict measures against Covid

Physicians at Siriraj Hospital say the government should reimpose strict measures, including mandatory face masks, to cope with the highly transmissible BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants, as the number of available hospital beds falls.

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Hospital warning
13:46

1,917 new Covid cases, 18 more deaths

Tuesday Covid bulletin: Deaths remain unchanged at 18 while new cases drop to 1,917.

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+1,917 Covid cases
13:40

Health system prepares for rising Covid cases

Officials nationwide have been told to prepare for rising numbers of coronavirus cases, but health chiefs say there's no need to increase the Covid-19 alert level.

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Precautionary alert
09:53

June inflation near 14-year high as rate hike looms

Headline inflation outstripped forecasts to hit a near 14-year high in June, reinforcing expectations of an interest rate hike as early as next month.

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Prices soar
06:17

40 tonnes of drugs to go up in smoke this week

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and narcotics suppression authorities on Monday inspected more than 40 tonnes of confiscated illegal drugs worth over 34.6 billion baht before they are incinerated at a designated facility this week.

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40 tonnes of drugs to go up in smoke this week
05:33

GH Bank promises only small increases in mortgage rates

Interest rates on mortgages are expected to rise this year but will not surge to the levels they reached during the 1990s real estate boom, said Government Housing Bank.

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GH Bank promises only small increases in mortgage rates
05:23

PM orders upgrade work on Benjakitti Park sped up

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed relevant agencies to expedite the further development of Benjakitti Forest Park ahead of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit the Queen Mother's birthday celebrations on Aug 12.

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PM orders upgrade work on Benjakitti Park sped up
05:11

Domestic market to reach a peak in Q3

Domestic tourism is expected to record the highest level of travel sentiment in the third quarter since the pandemic.

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Domestic market to peak
04:55

Party-list voting to face fresh scrutiny

A fierce debate is expected in parliament on Tuesday as MPs and senators hold a joint session to examine proposed amendments to two organic laws aiming to accommodate a dual-ballot election system following second and third readings.

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Party-list voting to face fresh scrutiny
04:44

BMA says 'no' to pot hub at Khao San Rd

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has firmly rejected calls from business owners to turn Khao San Road into Thailand's cannabis hub.

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BMA says 'no' to pot hub
04:33

AIS preparing deal to acquire TTTBB, JASIF

AIS has announced its plan to acquire fixed broadband provider Triple T Broadband and Jasmine Broadband Internet Infrastructure Fund for 32.4 billion baht.

04:33
AIS preparing deal to acquire TTTBB, JASIF
04:00

Reopening spike 'no surprise'

The number of new Covid-19 infections has picked up and is expected to continue rising in the next 10 weeks particularly in Bangkok, but it was not unexpected.

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No surprise
04:00

Food as rebellion

In the years following the Siamese Revolution, the new government took steps to improve Thais' eating habits.

04:00 7
Food as rebellion
4 Jul 2022

'Sell premium' - Thailand discourages discounts, wants high value tourists

Hotels, businesses and private hospitals should refrain from offering big discounts to lure tourists and focus instead on attracting the rich, says Anutin.

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Only rich welcome
4 Jul 2022

1,995 new Covid cases, 18 more deaths

New case numbers continue to seesaw around 2,000 a day and coronavirus-related deaths remain consistent in the high teens.

4 Jul 2022
+1,995 Covid
4 Jul 2022

Thai spikers make history, advance to world finals

Thai spikers into the FIVB Volleyball Women's Nations League finals after USA eliminates Germany in the last match of the round.

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Making history
4 Jul 2022

BA.4, BA.5 sub-variants becoming dominant Covid strain

BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of Covid-19 are fast becoming dominant in Thailand, but have so far not been shown to cause severe illness, a senior health official said.

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Spreading steadily
4 Jul 2022

Economic worries trump Covid

The highly transmissible BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of Omicron are keeping people alert to a possible outbreak, but Covid-19 may not be the most serious concern as the economy ambles forward.

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Economy paramount
4 Jul 2022

Refugees head for border

Tak: Local authorities visited and extended moral support to about 250 Myanmar villagers taking shelter at an evacuation centre in Ban Wao Lay Nua village in Tak's Phop Phra district on Sunday.

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Refugees head for border
4 Jul 2022

Lack of flights, rising fuel costs mar revival

Insufficient inbound international flights and surging airfares are challenging the recovery arc for the Thai tourism industry.

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Lack of flights, rising fuel costs mar revival