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13:21

Anutin has Covid, absent from cabinet meeting

Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul tests positive for Covid-19 on returning from Europe. He was the first person in Thailand to be vaccinated against the virus and has reportedly received six doses.

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Infected
07:46

Fewest daily Covid deaths since Feb 7, cases stay below 2,000

Tuesday Covid bulletin: 13 coronavirus-related deaths during the previous 24 hours, the fewest since Feb 7, and 1,761 confirmed new infections.

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Lowest toll since Feb 7
06:43

JD, Central rift could herald end of tie-up

A difference in culture and working styles is causing a rift between Central Group and Chinese internet giant JD.com regarding their e-marketplace joint venture JD Central.

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JD, Central rift could herald end of tie-up
06:21

Young oppose elitist rule: Somkid

Former deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak says young Thais want a democracy involving public participation, not one that follows representatives from just a few elite families.

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Young oppose elitist rule: Somkid
05:41

Household debt crisis looms as rates hike

With interest rates set to rise in the second half of the year, increased household debt could deal a heavy blow to the Thai economy.

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Crisis looms
05:00

Power safety eyed after fire

The Bangkok governor will ask the Metropolitan Electricity Authority to inspect the safety of some 400 power transformers and power lines across Bangkok after a fire in the busy Sampeng market.

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Power safety eyed after fire
05:00

BoT predicts global recession evaded

The Bank of Thailand estimates the global economy will slow down next year, but not dip into recession amid attempts by central banks worldwide to contain higher inflation rates.

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BoT prediction
04:47

TNSC sticks with export growth projection of 5-8%

Thai exports are projected to eke out growth this year as expected, despite emerging signs of an economic slowdown in the US and EU.

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TNSC sticks with export growth projection of 5-8%
04:33

Victims seek bogus voucher case progress

Victims of a fake travel voucher programme on Monday submitted a letter to the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) commissioner asking him to follow up on their complaints about their invalid bookings in Pattaya.

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Victims seek bogus voucher case progress
04:00

'Post-pandemic Day' edges near

The Public Health Ministry is ready to usher in the post-pandemic era on Friday, permanent secretary for public health Kiattiphum Wongrajit said on Monday.

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Post pandemic
27 Jun 2022

Hearings for 3-digit lottery draw 'next month'

Hearings will be held next month to gauge opinion on the government's plan to launch its own three-digit draw to bring down lottery ticket prices.

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Hearings 'in July'
27 Jun 2022

Prayut: Poll is just a poll

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says his actions speak louder than the opinion survey that placed him third behind two young opposition politicians, including Thaksin Shinawatra's daughter.

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'Just a poll'
27 Jun 2022

Cause of B30m Sampheng fire still unclear

So far, no-one is admitting responsibility for a major fire that killed two people and injured 11 others in Bangkok's Sampheng area on Sunday.

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Transformer or cables?
27 Jun 2022

1,735 new Covid cases, 15 more deaths

A slight drop in coronavirus-related deaths, from 17 to 15, but confirmed new cases were down 27% on Sunday, from 2,378 on Saturday.

27 Jun 2022
+1,735 Covid
27 Jun 2022

Chadchart calls for end to park spat

City governor Chadchart Sittipunt has urged all sides involved in a conflict concerning a spate of accidents caused by speeding cyclists in Benchakitti Park in Klong Toey district to find a way to reconcile their differences.

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Chadchart calls for end to park spat
27 Jun 2022

Football clubs deny ticket claim

Premier League giants Manchester United and Liverpool have spoken out against the unauthorised resale of tickets for an upcoming exhibition match in Bangkok, saying the tickets do not include special perks as claimed by a popular influencer.

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27 Jun 2022

The hybrid leadership challenge

I've noticed an increasing interest in hybrid workplace leadership approaches, both in the media and in conversations I have been part of.

27 Jun 2022
The hybrid leadership challenge
27 Jun 2022

Biodiversity 'under threat'

Experts warned Thailand will lose many of its unique freshwater species during the government's crusade against water issues.

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Biodiversity 'under threat'
27 Jun 2022

The long road to recovery

Tourism operators are calling for more government action to revive their battered industry, with many still struggling to rebound despite Thailand's reopening and rising visitor numbers.

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The long road to recovery
27 Jun 2022

All for pride, pride for all

Pride Month in Thailand saw both advocates and opportunists waving rainbow flags, while a bill that can pave the way for same-sex marriage moved forward.

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All for pride, pride for all