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News for Sunday, 12 July 2020

Cash boost for virus-hit

12 July 2020 - 03:36 am

Social Security Fund (SSF) members were yesterday told that their unemployment payments should at least equal the 5,000 baht subsidy offered to those without jobs and not already covered by the scheme.

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Gov’t Urged to Reopen Checkpoints as Border Trade Falls in Pandemic

12 July 2020 - 03:35 am

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it is urging government leaders to allow nine border checkpoints to reopen, as border trade has fallen nearly 10 percent amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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News for Saturday, 11 July 2020

Weather forecast for 12 July 2020

11 July 2020 - 12:06 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 12 July 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Lost dog knocks on pet clinic door

11 July 2020 - 05:05 am

SAMUT PRAKAN: Knock, knock, knock on the animal clinic door. Khiew Ngern did just that -- the four-month-old dog was desperate for help finding its way home. The dog was first noticed by an assistant at Phuttaraksa Animal Clinic, in Muang district of Samut Prakan, pacing back and forth outside the glass door about 8 o'clock on Tuesday nght.

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No new Covid-19 cases

11 July 2020 - 05:04 am

The government on Friday reported no new cases of coronavirus disease, with the total remaining at 3,202 and the death toll unchanged at 58. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said there were no new cases of local infection or among quarantined returnees. The country had been free of local Covid-19 infection for 46 days.

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Taxi crashes, burns, passengers, driver rescued

11 July 2020 - 05:03 am

CHACHOENGSAO: A taxi crashed into a concrete guardrail and burst into flames, but passersby pulled the two badly injured passengers and driver to safety, in Bang Pakong district early on Friday morning. The accident occurred on the bridge over Samrong canal, near the 42 kilometre marker, on Theparat Road (Bang Na-Trat) in tambon Bang Wua and was reported to police at 4.35am.

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Sealed, santised zone for visiting US army delegation

11 July 2020 - 05:02 am

The army sealed and sanitized the areas where the United States army chief-of-staff will go during his visit to army headquarters on Friday. Army chief Gen Apirat Kongsompong ordered the entrance and corridor be santised and the floor covered at the Sri Sitthi Songkhram building, where he was to meet Gen James McConville and his delegation.

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US Army Chief Welcomed to Thailand With Coronavirus Test

11 July 2020 - 05:01 am

BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S. Army delegation led by chief of staff Gen. James McConville on Thursday became the first official visitors to Thailand since entry rules were eased as part of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions. A photo released by the Thai Army shows a medical team wearing hazmat suits taking a nose swab from McConville on his arrival from Singapore.

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Teacher apologises over 'ugly' haircut

11 July 2020 - 05:00 am

A teacher who forcibly gave a high school student an ugly haircut for a perceived infraction in Si Sa Ket has apologised after being reprimanded, according to the local education office. Chuchart Kaewnok, director of Secondary Educational Service Area Office 28, did not disclose the teacher's name but he said the incident took place at Yang Chum Noi Phitthayakhom School in Yang Chum Noi district on July 3.

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European Diplomats to Inspect Coconut Farms for Monkey Labor

11 July 2020 - 04:59 am

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Diplomats at the European embassies in Bangkok will visit plantations of short-stemmed coconut trees in southern Thailand where humans, and no monkeys, do the picking of coconuts, a government official said on Thursday.

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