Two more returnees infected

Two new cases of coronavirus infection detected, both quarantined returnees on the same flights as previous patients.

Two more

Somkid warns of economic storm ahead

Restrictions applied to control Covid-19 will cause economic hardship the second half of the year, and not only in Thailand, DPM Somkid Jatusripitak warned on Wednesday.

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Storm ahead

Spirit songs

A dead guy tries to get his band back together

Spirit songs

State agencies seek shore erosion fix

Experts surveying shoreline erosion near the Mrigadayavan Palace in Phetchaburi have attributed the problem to the construction of shoreline stabilisation structures.

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Shore erosion

Memorial Bridge to become major attraction

The government is floating an idea to make the 88-year-old Memorial Bridge, or Saphan Phut, into a new landmark for Bangkok to attract tourists from around the world.

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Major attraction

Ministers to push help for SMEs

A full meeting of economic ministers will be held on Friday to discuss ways to revitalise the economy battered by Covid-19, with measures to help SMEs high on the agenda.

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Help for SMEs

'Travel bubbles' plan tipped to be put on ice

Travel bubbles are likely to be delayed after several countries eyed for the scheme have seen a resurgence of Covid-19 cases.

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Bubble trouble
7 Jul 2020

B200m drugs, assets seized from 11 suspects

Police arrest 11 suspects and seize 1.5m meth pills, 2.4 tonnes of cannabis, 6kg of ketamine and B200m assets in 3 cases during long weekend.

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Weekend sweep
7 Jul 2020

No new Covid cases in Thailand Tuesday

No new cases of novel coronavirus, no additional deaths reported in Thailand on Tuesday; 43 days since last locally transmitted infection.

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No new Covid cases
7 Jul 2020

Doctor seeks plasma from ex-patients

One of Thailand's top virologist is asking recovered Covid-19 patients to donate more plasma in anticipation of a feared second wave of novel coronavirus infections.

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Doctor seeks plasma
7 Jul 2020

Taweesilp frets as survey shows Thais relaxed about virus risk

The government warned there was still a risk of new Covid-19 infections, citing more than 3,000 illegal migrant workers have been caught trying to sneak into Thailand.

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Virus risk
7 Jul 2020

Depa proposes 100 smart cities

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency has set a goal to turn 100 cities nationwide into smart cities in two years to improve the economy and quality of life.

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100 smart cities
7 Jul 2020

Jurin denies 'industrial' monkey use

Thailand does not use monkeys to harvest coconuts on an industrial scale for its export industry, insisted Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit.

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Monkey use
6 Jul 2020

India surges to No.3 in cases as virus chokes US hospitals: World update

India now has third-highest coronavirus caseload in world as US hospitals hammered; Covid surges in Latin America.

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Virus world update
6 Jul 2020

Another 5 Covid quarantine cases Monday

Government reports five new imported coronavirus cases, taking total in Thailand to 3,195; deaths still at 58.

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5 more Covid cases
6 Jul 2020

Priority boarding

To reopen or keep the borders shut to foreign tourists is a hotly debated topic, as the Thai tourism industry has yielded lucrative economic benefits for over two decades.

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Priority boarding
6 Jul 2020

Empower the leader within you to face change

Uncertainty has become part of the new normal, it seems. On the one hand, we know that the pandemic is easing. But on the other, we’re not certain if it’s going to pick up again and disrupt our lives once more. While we might be more prepared this time, another wave could do even more harm to us and our economy.

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Empower the leader within you to face change
6 Jul 2020

Govt backs 'monkey business'

The Commerce Ministry, coconut farmers and monkey school owners have dismissed claims by an animal rights group that monkeys trained to pick coconuts were maltreated.

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Monkey business
6 Jul 2020

Task force to be formed to track tourists

The Royal Thai Police is forming a special task force to track down tourists infected with Covid-19 as Thailand prepares to reopen its airspace to travellers.

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Tracking tourists
6 Jul 2020

Final curtain drops at Scala theatre

The final curtain has dropped at the Scala movie theatre, which closed on Sunday.

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Final curtain drops