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News for Monday, 14 September 2020

Majority do not believe coup rumour: Poll

14 September 2020 - 12:20 am

A majority of people do not believe a rumour that a coup is imminent -- but they think it's possible in the current situation, according to the result of an opinion survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.

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Protesters watching govt closely

14 September 2020 - 12:19 am

After Sept 19 rally, plans afoot to scrutinise progress on charter rewrite

Students will converge on parliament on Sept 23 and 24 to closely monitor whether MPs will accept in principle a motion to set up a constitution drafting committee. They also insisted their planned protest on Saturday will not be violent.

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Rafts on standby as province gears for more tourism

14 September 2020 - 12:18 am

KANCHANABURI: Deputy Transport Minister Atirat Ratanasate has issued an order to keep some rafts on standby in the province's waterways to anticipate the return of visitors after construction of a tourist centre near Ko Rattanakan ends.

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Covid surge sees Sadao border checkpoint shut

14 September 2020 - 12:17 am

SONGKHLA: The Sadao border checkpoint in the southern province of Songkhla was closed yesterday and will remain so until Sept 25. Earlier, a Malaysian checkpoint across the border, the Bukit Kayu Hitam checkpoint in Malaysia, was closed after a Covid-19 spike.

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News for Sunday, 13 September 2020

Weather forecast for 14 September 2020

13 September 2020 - 12:22 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 14 September 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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PEA begins removing power poles in Korat

13 September 2020 - 07:00 am

Electrical lines and cables going underground in 'wireless city' project

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Workers on Saturday began removing power poles from some main roads in Nakhon Ratchasima as part of a project to move electrical wires and cables underground. Chumphon and Ratchadamnoen roads are the first two locations chosen by the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) for the “wireless city” project in the Northeast’s largest municipality.

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Five more imported cases from 4 countries

13 September 2020 - 06:59 am

Five more coronavirus cases reported on Saturday were three Thais and two foreigners in quarantine after arriving from four countries, raising the total to 3,446 cases. raising the total number of cases to 3,446. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said the infected people came from Uzbekistan (1), Japan (1), India (2) and the United Arab Emirates (1).

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Education Ministry aims to recruit native English teachers

13 September 2020 - 06:58 am

The Education Ministry plans to recruit 10,000 native English-speaking teachers to improve Thai students' proficiency in the language as soon as the situation is safe to do so. Speaking at a meeting held by the International Schools Association of Thailand on Friday, Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan said he has asked the embassies of several English-speaking countries to find teachers who can teach English and other subjects in the language to Thai students, as part of government-to-government cooperation programmes.

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PCD chief says plastic import ban could be delayed

13 September 2020 - 06:57 am

The Pollution Control Department (PCD) has hinted it could postpone the ban on the import of plastic waste for recycling, with its chief saying the domestic supply of plastic waste is not enough to feed the kingdom's industrial needs.

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Scandal-hit Wirachai is replaced

13 September 2020 - 06:56 am

Assistant police chief Pol Lt Gen Piya Uthayo has been appointed a deputy police chief, replacing Pol Gen Wirachai Songmetta who was removed over a controversial leaked audio clip. His removal was disclosed early this week.

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