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News for Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Protesters face action over damage to Din Daeng police station

2 March 2021 - 05:13 am

Police are assessing damage caused at Ding Daeng police station for future legal action against protesters who rallied there early on Monday morning, after the demonstration outside the army barracks where Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha lives.

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Suspect in schoolgirl's rape-murder arrested

2 March 2021 - 05:11 am

SONGKHLA: Police have arrested the prime suspect in the rape and murder of a 15-year-old schoolgirl in Hat Yai district early on Saturday morning. Provincial Police Region 9 commissioner Pol Lt Gen Ronnasilp Poosara said that Prathom Iadkhao, alias "Bangmad Kongra", 49, was arrested on Monday at his home at Moo 6 villlage in tamong Khlong Sai Khao of Kongra district in adjoining Phatthalung province.

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500kg ganja seized in Nakhon Phanom

2 March 2021 - 05:10 am

NAKHON PHANOM: A man was arrested with 500 kilogrammes of dried marijuana in packages in the back of his pickup in Na Kae district early on Monday. Pol Col Sippanan Sornkhunkaew, commander of 23rd Border Patrol Police Unit, said the action was a joint operation by local government agencies in the province.

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Samut Sakhon central shrimp market reopens

2 March 2021 - 05:09 am

SAMUT SAKHON: The Central Shrimp Market of this coastal province reopened on Monday after being closed since Dec 19, when the second wave of Covid-19 began spreading from there. The market was bustling before dawn, crowded with traders, buyers and migrant workers.

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Thailand adds 80 Covid cases Monday

2 March 2021 - 05:08 am

Thailand added 80 new coronavirus cases on Monday, 36 of them from active testing, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 26,031. No new deaths were reported, leaving the toll at 83. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said the new cases included 36 found during active testing and 28 from hospital reports. The country also imported 16 cases, it added.

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33 people hurt, 22 detained during rally against Prayut

2 March 2021 - 05:07 am

Thirty-three people were confirmed injured during the pro-democracy rally outside the 1st Infantry Regiment barracks in Bangkok on Sunday night, and 22 protesters were detained by police. Sunday night 's rally, organised by Restart Democracy (Redem) on Vibhavadi-Rangsit Road, was called off shortly after midnight. Redem is the lastest recarnation of the Free Youth group.

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Injuries as city rally clash erupts

2 March 2021 - 05:06 am

A confrontation between police and pro-democracy protesters turned ugly on Sunday, with several injuries and arrests following a protest in front of the 1st Infantry Regiment barracks, King's Guard. About 1,500 young protesters under of the REDEM (Restart Democracy) banner, began converging at Victory Monument at 3pm [...]

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BMA to give Green Bridge a revamp

2 March 2021 - 05:05 am

Buoyed by the warm public response for Bangkok's first skypark across the Chao Phraya River that opened last year, the city's administration is planning to develop a similar elevated park in Bangkok's central business district.

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Anutin among first to get Covid shot

2 March 2021 - 05:04 am

Priority groups in 18 provinces will receive the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine today, according to the Department of Disease Control (DDC). They are Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Samut Songkhram, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani, Tak, Ratchaburi, Chon Buri, Phuket, Koh Samui district of Surat Thani, Chiang Mai, Rayong, Chanthaburi, Trat, Phetchaburi and Krabi.

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Thai Marchers Link Democracy Cause To Myanmar Protests

2 March 2021 - 05:03 am

BANGKOK (AP) — A new faction of Thailand’s pro-democracy movement staged a protest march Sunday, linking their cause with that of demonstrators in Myanmar battling that neighboring country’s coup-installed military government. Marchers sought but failed to go to Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s house, which is on an army base in Bangkok.

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