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News for Sunday, 24 October 2021

Thailand Easing Tourist Quarantine Rules in November

24 October 2021 - 03:18 am

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand is accelerating plans to reopen the country to foreign tourists, slashing mandatory quarantines beginning Nov. 1 for fully vaccinated visitors arriving by air from 46 countries and territories, officials announced Friday. The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration also announced a loosening of local restrictions, including cancellation of a curfew in some areas where risks have lessened and tourists can move freely.

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News for Saturday, 23 October 2021

Weather forecast for 24 October 2021

23 October 2021 - 12:07 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 24 October 2021 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Boys can get two Pfizer shot doses

23 October 2021 - 05:21 am

The Public Health Ministry has decided that boys aged 12-16 can get two doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Dr Opas Karnkawinpong, director-general of the Department of Communicable Disease, said there were concerns about potential myocarditis among boys aged 12-16 so at first, the ministry decided to give only one shot.

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Park ranger mauled by bear

23 October 2021 - 05:20 am

A park ranger was attacked and savaged by a bear while on patrol in Khao Yai National Park on Thursday. According to the "Tee Nee Khao Yai" Facebook page, Udomsak Phokrathok, a park ranger, suffered broken arms and a broken leg when he was attacked by an Asian black bear in the park in Nakhon Ratchasima's Pak Chong district.

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Price hikes hit over 200 goods items

23 October 2021 - 05:19 am

The prices of some 204 goods and services have risen during the past 12 months, according to the Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO). Ronnarong Poonphiphat, the office's director, yesterday unveiled price movements of goods and services during the past year, based on data used to put together the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

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Suspect nabbed in boy's torture-death

23 October 2021 - 05:18 am

A 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder after allegedly torturing his eight-year-old stepson and fatally assaulting him, police said. Wirat Sae Heng, a native of Songkhla who worked as a mechanic in Saraburi, was nabbed on Wednesday evening in Prachuap Khiri Khan's Kui Buri district while on the run.

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Cops net Red Line cable thief

23 October 2021 - 05:17 am

Police have arrested a thief who cut and stole copper cable wires from the Red Line suburban railway route. Sareh Taher, 34, was arrested on Wednesday evening after residents spotted him walking away from a railway fence in Chatuchak district. Mr Sareh was found to be carrying 2kg of copper wires.

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Conditions for no-quarantine arrivals

23 October 2021 - 05:16 am

The government on Friday outlined conditions for quarantine-free entry from Nov 1 for arrivals by air from 46 countries, which also apply to people who recently left Thailand for those countries. It also gave details for arrivals under other criteria.

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Flooded underpass sucks woman to death

23 October 2021 - 05:15 am

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A motorcyclist drowned, torn from the hands of her rescuers by the strong current, at a flooded railway underpass in Non Sung district on Thursday evening. She was trapped by floodwater at the railway underpass in Ban Don Plong of tambon Lum Khao about 5pm. She was identified later as Sumitra Siriwirote, a 30-year-old native of Non Thai district.

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Korat daily infections drop below 100

23 October 2021 - 05:14 am

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The rate of Covid-19 infections in the province has dropped below 100 a day for the first time in three months, with 93 new cases and no deaths reported on Friday. The provincial communicable disease control committee said the new cases brought the provincial total to 29,030, of which 26,507 have already recovered. Accumulated deaths stood at 218.

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