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News for Monday, 8 March 2021

Weather forecast for 9 March 2021

8 March 2021 - 12:26 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 9 March 2021 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Marchers shrug off police warning, rally at Democracy Monument

8 March 2021 - 06:23 am

Hundreds of demonstrators rallied at Democracy Monument on Sunday in defiance of a police warning that the gathering would breach the emergency decree. Members of the People Go network converged at the political landmark on Ratchadamnoen Avenue to demand democracy and freedom for four protest leaders detained at Bangkok Remand Prison.

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Activist charged B6m for removing plants at Democracy Monument

8 March 2021 - 06:22 am

What is the price for removing decorative plants at Democracy Monument? Student activist Panusaya "Rung" Sithijirawattanakul found out in a police charge. The Thammasat University student said on Sunday she was ordered by Samran Rat police station to pay 5.9 million baht in compensation for damage caused by taking out plants placed to decorate the monument.

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18 detained protesters deny charges

8 March 2021 - 06:21 am

All 18 detained protesters have denied charges pressed against them in connection with fresh rallies against the government on Saturday. Thai Lawyers for Human Rights on Sunday posted a Facebook message saying the activists, including Piyarat "Toto" Chonthep, denied the charges after being informed by police.

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Thailand logs 65 new Covid cases Sunday

8 March 2021 - 06:20 am

Thailand added 65 new coronavirus cases, 60 local and five imported, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 26,370. No new deaths were reported, leaving the toll at 85. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said 20 local infections were found at hospitals and 40 through active case-finding in communities.

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Covid in Malaysia drives thousands of Thais home

8 March 2021 - 06:19 am

About 19,000 Thai workers in Malaysia have returned home due to the economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Malaysian ringgit, while 30,000 others have stayed on, according to Mongkol Sinsomboon, the Thai Consul-General to Kota Bharu. Figures show 38,487 Thai workers work legally in Malaysia with 30,000 others working illegally in the neighbouring country, said Mr Mongkol.

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Border sneak-ins get left stranded

8 March 2021 - 06:18 am

KANCHANABURI: Thirty-three Myanmar migrants, including nine Rohingya hoping to get to Malaysia, were rounded up overnight after they crossed the border illegally in Sangkhla Buri district. A joint military-police-civilian patrol spotted the group hiding in a forested area near the Hin Sam Kon natural crossing in tambon Nong Lu around 11.45pm on Friday.

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Engineer dies as uni lecturer's Mercedes-Benz hits him

8 March 2021 - 06:17 am

An engineer was killed when he was hit by a car driven by a woman who claims to be a university lecturer on Ratchadaphisek Road late on Friday in Bangkok. Pol Maj Kanpong Meesaimongkhol, inspector with Sutthisan police, said the incident occurred at the bridge crossing Klong Bang Sue on Ratchadapisek Road in Huai Khwang district.

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Murder-suicide as man kills wives, himself

8 March 2021 - 06:15 am

Chiang Mai: A man allegedly shot and killed his two wives before turning the gun on himself in a 40-hour siege at a condominium in downtown Muang district. The three had been charged by police with cheating 20 people of millions of baht by falsely claiming they had attractive vehicle number plates to sell.

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Arrests made as anti-government protests resume amid tight police security

8 March 2021 - 06:14 am

Anti-government protests resumed amid extra-tight security on Saturday at four locations in Bangkok and Nonthaburi, following last Sunday's clash between protesters led by Redem (Restart Democracy) and crowd-control police.

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