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News for Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Muslims in peace talks urge Fridays be made holidays

15 September 2020 - 04:11 am

The head of a government team negotiating peace in the South will consider a proposal by local Muslim representatives to make every Friday a state holiday across the kingdom. Gen Wallop Raksanoh, chief of the team, said on Sunday the representative asked for the government to declare Friday, already a holy day for Muslims, as a public holiday and rewrite village signs in Thai, Malay and English to open doors to Asean.

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Officials Can’t Confirm Origins of 2nd Domestic Virus Case

15 September 2020 - 04:10 am

BANGKOK — Health officials on Monday said they have yet to find coronavirus infection among those in close contact with the country’s second domestic patient in a single month, but they can’t establish how he contracted the virus either.

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News for Monday, 14 September 2020

Weather forecast for 15 September 2020

14 September 2020 - 12:03 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 15 September 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Anutin asks protesters to wear face masks

14 September 2020 - 12:28 am

Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has asked students who take part in the planned demonstration at Thammasat University on Sept 19 to wear face masks to avoid spreading or contracting Covid-19. "Wear your face masks. Don't cough in each others' faces. You can talk with masks on without spraying saliva. With everyone wearing a face mask, there will be no spread of the virus," [...]

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With travel limited, plane cafes take off in Thailand

14 September 2020 - 12:27 am

With millions around the world stuck at home due to the pandemic, "plane cafes" in Thailand are offering customers the chance to pretend they are in the sky -- and the idea seems to have taken off. On board a retired commercial airplane in the coastal city of Pattaya, coffee drinkers make themselves comfy on first-class-style seats and pose for photos by the overhead lockers.

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2 Nigerians arrested over romance scam

14 September 2020 - 12:26 am

PHUKET: Two Nigerian men have been arrested in this southern island province for suspected involvement in a so-called romance scam. Pol Col Akanit Danpitaksat, the Patong police chief, identified the two Nigerians as Nkemakolam Benson Ugonna, 21, and Osuchukwu Chukwuemeka Malachy, 19.

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270kg marijuana seized from Mekong riverbank

14 September 2020 - 12:25 am

NAKHON PHANOM: Border control police on Saturday night seized 270 kilogrammes of premium-grade dried marijuana on the Mekong river bank in Tha Uthen district, company commander Pol Lt Col Apisit Rodnoy said at a press conference on Sunday.

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All 7 new virus cases imported, Buriram team quarantined

14 September 2020 - 12:23 am

BANGKOK/BURI RAM: The country has added seven more coronavirus infections, raising the total tally to 3,473. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Sunday announced seven new cases imported from Bahrain, India and Australia. Fatalities remain unchanged at 58. The new cases were four Thai and three Indian nationals.

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14 Lao migrants arrested in Ubon

14 September 2020 - 12:22 am

UBON RATCHATHANI: Fourteen Lao migrants travelling in a van bound for Bangkok were arrested in the small hours on Sunday in Muang district of this northeastern province. Pol Capt Pakin Purithadawatana, a Muang traffic police officer, said the van was stopped for a search on a ring road near Big C superstore at about 1am while it was heading out of the town.

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Huge majority think senators should not vote for PM: Poll

14 September 2020 - 12:21 am

A large majority of people say they agree with a proposal to abolish Section 272 of the present constitution, which gives senators the power to vote in the election of the prime minister, according to a survey by National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll.

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