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News for Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Weather forecast for 5 August 2020

4 August 2020 - 12:17 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 5 August 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Red Bull prosecution probe known Tuesday

4 August 2020 - 04:30 am

A seven-member panel of prosecutors set up to investigate the dismissal of charges against Red Bull scion Vorayuth Yoovidhya in an alleged hit-and-run case in 2012 is set to reveal its findings on Tuesday, Office of the Attorney General deputy spokesman Prayuth Phetkhun said on Monday.

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Suspected burglar shot dead by home owner

4 August 2020 - 04:29 am

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A man was shot dead after he and another man went into the grounds of a house in Nopphitam district in the small hours on Monday as the house owner thought they were burglars, police said.

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3 new Covid imports, but 10 weeks since last local transmission

4 August 2020 - 04:28 am

Thailand on Monday reported three new imported coronavirus cases, for an accumulated total of 3,320. The death toll remained at 58. Seventy days have elapsed since the last confirmed case of local transmission of the novel coronavirus. All the new cases were recently repatriated Thai nationals who tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.

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Ferry services suspended in Surat Thani

4 August 2020 - 04:27 am

Foreign divers join Raja 4 search

SURAT THANI: The provincial disaster prevention and mitigation office has suspended all evening and night ferry services to and from three major tourist islands because of stormy seas in the Gulf of Thailand.

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Storm Sinlaku pounds North, Northeast

4 August 2020 - 04:26 am

Flood alerts still in force

Chiang Mai and Loei provinces took a pounding from storm Sinlaku as it moved into Thailand, with heavy rain and flash-flood warnings still in force until at least Tuesday. The Kuang River overflowed its banks and flooded the municipality in San Sai district of Chiang Mai overnight. Residents escaped flash floods by moving to high ground.

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Wanted: Foreign Inmates Teaching English Lessons to Thai Prisoners

4 August 2020 - 04:25 am

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Thai Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin on Wednesday told the media that he had suggested the Corrections Department to lay out measures, using foreign inmates to teach English to fellow Thai prisoners to supplement their occupational training.

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Army confirms US training plans shelved after Covid outbreak

4 August 2020 - 04:24 am

The Defence Ministry has confirmed that Thailand has suspended plans for the army to undertake joint training with the US military after nine Thai soldiers tested positive for coronavirus upon returning from Hawaii.

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Boss Red Bull: Foul Play Not Ruled Out in Witness’ Death

4 August 2020 - 04:23 am

BANGKOK — Investigators have yet to rule out the possibility that a key witness in billionaire Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya’s hit-and-run case might have been murdered, police said Monday. Although initial reports suggested that Jaruchart Mardthong died in a motorcycle accident on Thursday in Chiang Mai city, regional police commander Prachuap Wongsuk said medical examiners will conduct a new autopsy to establish the exact circumstances of his death.

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Over 1,000 homes hit by floods in Loei

4 August 2020 - 04:22 am

The government is speeding up the provision of urgent assistance to more than 1,000 households in Loei which were affected by flash floods in the wake of Tropical Storm Sinlaku. Deputy government spokeswoman Traisuree Taisaranakul said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered authorities to provide urgent help to over 1,000 households in Muang, Chiang Khan and Pak Chom districts, which were worst hit by the floods.

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