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News for Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Weather forecast for 2 December 2021

1 December 2021 - 12:34 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 2 December 2021 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Bengal tiger Vijit not yet found after leaving forests

1 December 2021 - 06:11 am

A Bengal tiger that went missing after leaving forests in the Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary in Uthai Thani on Nov 28 or 29 has not yet been found, but the latest signal from the animal’s collar was detected in a eucalyptus plantation in Kamphaeng Phet province.

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Govt racing to hit 100m jab target by Sunday

1 December 2021 - 06:10 am

The government is speeding up efforts to convince those who have not been vaccinated to get their Covid-19 jabs, while also making moves to source 120 million booster shots for next year. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is inviting all Thais and foreigners aged 12 and over who have yet to receive a vaccine to do so at vaccination sites and mobile vaccination units nationwide, [...]

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Cabinet approves new medical visa

1 December 2021 - 06:09 am

The cabinet on Tuesday approved in principle a one-year Medical Treatment Visa to attract foreigners with purchasing power. Deputy government spokeswoman Rachada Dhnadirek said the Medical Treatment Visa, or Non-MT visa, would be available for patients who needed medical services in Thailand and include up to three supporters per patient.

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Pattaya night venues beg for Christmas lifeline

1 December 2021 - 06:08 am

Entertainment venues in Pattaya have urged the government to ease Covid-related measures to allow them to resume operations and sell alcoholic drinks at open-air venues ahead of the New Year Festival in a bid to spur tourism.

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NACC takes Suthep to court in B5bn malfeasance case

1 December 2021 - 06:07 am

The National Anti-Corruption Commission on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to punish coalition supporter and former protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban for alleged malfeasance involving a government project to build 396 new police stations costing 5.84 billion baht about a decade ago.

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Man admits to killing own mother in Narathiwat

1 December 2021 - 06:06 am

NARATHIWAT: A man has confessed to killing his own mother, saying he did so while high on drugs, Rangae police chief Pol Col Piyapat Thongpanlertkul said. He identified the man as Mahama Buraheng, 36, who was intercepted at a checkpoint on Phetkasem highway near Moo 5 village in tambon Bare Nua, Bacho district, late on Monday night while fleeing on a motorcycle.

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Drug mules arrested, heroin, ketamine seized at airport

1 December 2021 - 06:05 am

Two Pakistani men were arrested after heroin and ketamine worth about 95 million baht were found hidden inside packets of powdered tea in their bags when they arrived at Suvarnabhumi airport. Customs Department director-general Patchara Anuntasilpa and representatives of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board and the Narcotics Suppression Bureau announced the arrests on Tuesday.

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4,306 new Covid cases, 37 more deaths

1 December 2021 - 06:04 am

There were 4,306 new Covid-19 cases and 37 more fatalities recorded during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Tuesday morning. There were 4,183 cases in the general population and 123 among prison inmates.

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Water, air quality checks after oil depot fire in Nakhon Pathom

1 December 2021 - 06:03 am

The quality of water in Khlong Om Yai canal is being carefully monitored after a fire at a depot storing lubricants and solvents in Sam Phran district of Nakhon Pathom province on Monday afternoon. The fire started about 12.30pm at the Prapakorn Oil Company depot, which stored about 100,000 litres of lubricants and solvents.

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