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News for Wednesday, 25 November 2020

NHSO to digitise patient referrals

25 November 2020 - 04:11 am

A new service aiming to reduce paperwork in patient transfers under the universal health coverage scheme is being piloted by the National Health Security Office (NHSO) in four select provinces. The service aims to reduce the paperwork burden faced by patients looking to be referred to a hospital for medical treatment.

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Outcry over ketamine bust claim

25 November 2020 - 04:10 am

Doubts have been cast over the country's largest ever ketamine bust on Nov 12, after test results revealed that part of the 11.5-tonne haul — supposedly worth 27.8 billion baht — was in fact the food additive, sodium triphosphate.

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New national haze forecast site goes live

25 November 2020 - 04:09 am

Service offers 3-day dust predictions The Pollution Control Department (PCD) on Monday unveiled a new website providing accessible three-day haze forecasts to businesses and the public across Thailand.

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Phuket’s Soi Dog Foundation opens Humane Education Centre at Mai Khao shelter

25 November 2020 - 04:08 am

The Soi Dog Foundation has officially opened its Humane Education Centre, the first of its kind in Thailand dedicated to the welfare of stray animals. The centre, located at the Soi Dog shelter in northern Phuket, forms part of the foundation’s Humane Education program.

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Gov’t Lawmakers Attack Student for Speaking Up About Abuse

25 November 2020 - 04:07 am

BANGKOK — Conservative lawmakers allied to PM Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday lashed out at a university student who publicly identified herself as the victim of sexual harassment in her high school years.

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News for Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Weather forecast for 25 November 2020

24 November 2020 - 12:12 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 25 November 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Fitness warning after tourist dies climbing Phu Kradueng

24 November 2020 - 01:21 am

Visitors to Phu Kradueng and other mountains should ensure they are fit enough to make the climb, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa said on Monday, after a tourist had a fatal heart attack on his way to top of the national park.

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Police asked to hunt suspect in ketamine case

24 November 2020 - 01:20 am

Authorities have been asked to find a man who rented a warehouse where "ketamine" was seized, only for tests to show it was actually a compound used as a food additive and stain remover. The Office of the Narcotic Control Board (ONCB) has filed a complaint with the Narcotic Suppression Bureau (NSB),[...]

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Electric boats to link Chao Phraya with train, MRT

24 November 2020 - 01:18 am

Bangkok City Hall will introduce electric boats to replace diesel-powered ferries on Padung Krungkasem canal on Friday. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration announced it will relaunch a ferry service this Friday on Phadung Krungkasem canal, between Thewes and Hua Lamphong piers.

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Motorcyclist shot, another man found dead, in Pattani

24 November 2020 - 01:17 am

PATTANI: A villager was shot by a motorcycle gunman in Sai Buri district and a man was found shot dead in a coconut plantation Nong Chik district on Monday morning. The first incident occurred about 6.35am, Pol Capt Aniwat Khopphet, a Sai Buri police investigator, said.

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