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News for Thursday, 30 July 2020

Army to Cancel Overseas Exercises After Troops Found Infected

30 July 2020 - 01:15 am

BANGKOK — The Thai army said Wednesday it will refrain from sending troops to further overseas joint exercises after nine troops were found with the coronavirus upon returning from one such exercise in Hawaii.

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News for Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Weather forecast for 30 July 2020

29 July 2020 - 12:33 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 30 July 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Red Bull case revision decision in 7 days

29 July 2020 - 04:26 am

A panel of public prosecutors will finish their review of the decision not to arraign Red Bull scion Vorayuth Yoovidhya in seven days, and the case has not been closed, according to the Office of the Attorney-General.

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Gunman kills Pattaya taxi-motorsai driver

29 July 2020 - 04:25 am

CHON BURI: A motorcycle taxi driver was killed by a gunman riding pillon on another motorcycle in Pattaya on Tuesday afternoon, police said. Prathum Sa-ardnak, 47, who worked from a queue at Bali Hai Bay in South Pattaya, was shot in the head about 1.30pm by a man with a handgun, in soi 17 at Moo 10 in tambon Nong Prue, Bang Lamung district.

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Two more soldiers found infected

29 July 2020 - 04:24 am

The government reported on Tuesday that two more soldiers who returned last week from a military exercise in the United States have tested positive for coronavirus disease. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration announcement said both men, aged 22 and 25 years, had been in state quarantine since their arrival back from Hawaii on July 22.

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Long holiday breathes new life into Surat Thani tourism

29 July 2020 - 04:23 am

SURAT THANI: The four-day weekend has attracted a large number of tourists to the province's three main resort islands - Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao - and mainland attractions, and put a reported 220 million baht into local circulation.

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Man dies in motorcycle crash

29 July 2020 - 04:22 am

SONGKHLA: A factory worker was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a power pole in Hat Yai district on Tuesday morning, police said. The accident was reported about 7am on Hat Yai-Rattaphum road near Moo 5 village in tambon Khuan Lang, Pol Sub-Lt Chanon Srisuwan, of Hat Yai police station, said.

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Police guard hospital after gangs brawl

29 July 2020 - 04:21 am

BURI RAM: Police were deployed to keep the peace at Nang Rong Hospital after three people injured during a fight between rival youth gangs were admitted for treatment late on Monday night. The fight began shortly before midnight at a restaurant in Nang Rong district, about 50 kilometres south of Buri Ram city.

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Hourly wage push poses 'abuse' risk

29 July 2020 - 04:19 am

Activists fear firms will exploit jobless

Authorities' push to encourage businesses to adopt hourly wages has prompted concerns among labour activists that employees in some industries will be further exploited, according to a recent seminar on the subject.

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Vorayuth 'had drugs in blood'

29 July 2020 - 04:18 am

Three activists claimed they have evidence to prove that Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya had illicit chemical substances, including cocaine, in his system during his Sept 3, 2012, fatal hit-and-run. Veera Somkwamkid, secretary-general of the People's Network Against Corruption; Anon Nampa, a human rights activist lawyer; and Taejing Siripanich, secretary-general of the Don't Drive Drunk Foundation, posted on their Facebook pages that the evidence was never included in the police investigation file.

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