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News for Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Critics Suspect Power Grab in Virus Decree Extension

1 July 2020 - 06:40 am

BANGKOK — The government on Tuesday extended the Emergency Decree to another month through July with a stated aim of combating the coronavirus, though critics of the authorities call it a coup in disguise.

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News for Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Weather forecast for 1 July 2020

30 June 2020 - 12:22 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 1 July 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Nightlife to resume, some foreigners allowed in

30 June 2020 - 01:50 am

Tourists still banned due to virus worries

All night entertainment venues, including wet massage parlours, will open their doors again on Wednesday and some foreigners will be allowed into the country, but not tourists, as virus lockdown restrictions are further eased.

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250kg 'ice' seized, 3 arrested in South

30 June 2020 - 01:49 am

PATTANI: A combined goverment force has arrested three suspects following the seizure of 250 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine in a drug suppression operation, Narcotic Suppression Bureau chief Pol Lt Gen Chinapat Sarasin said at a press conference at the forward headquarters of the Internal Security Operations Command Region 4 in Yarang district on Monday.

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Stinging jellyfish at Songkhla beaches

30 June 2020 - 01:48 am

SONGKHLA: Blue bottle jellyfish have invaded Samila and Chalathat beaches on the southern coast of the Gulf of Thailand, with many swimmers having been stung. Local residents warn visitors that the jellyfish can inflict a nasty, burning rash.

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Govt logs 7 new Covid cases, extends emergency

30 June 2020 - 01:47 am

The government reported seven new coronavirus cases and no new deaths on Monday, taking the total number of infections in Thailand to 3,169 with 58 deaths since January. All the new cases were Thai nationals in quarantine after recently returning from India and the US. There have been no local transmissions in the kingdom for 35 days.

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Nephew kills married aunty's monk lover

30 June 2020 - 01:46 am

BURI RAM: A man has allegedly confessed to killing a man who had only recently left the monkhood, after catching him having sex with his married aunt in the bathroom. Sanguan Damthong, 46, who was until recently a monk at a temple in Krasang district, was hacked and stabbed to death in the bathroom of a house at Ban Lak Khet in adjacent Muang district on Saturday night.

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NokScoot Shuts Down Amid Losses in Coronavirus Pandemic

30 June 2020 - 01:45 am

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s low-cost carrier NokScoot, which is partly owned by Singapore Airlines, said its board of directors decided to liquidate the company as the coronavirus pandemic dimmed prospects for its recovery. The airline, a joint venture between Singapore-based Scoot and Nok Airlines Plc., has not recorded a full-year profit since its inception in 2014.

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'Influencer' takes more flak

30 June 2020 - 01:44 am

Popular social media influencer Sean Buranahiran who came under fire last week over his video clip describing Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon as "kind of sweet" is now being accused of misspending donations raised for a wildfire protection project.

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Gov’t to Admit 50,000 More Travelers into Thailand

30 June 2020 - 01:42 am

BANGKOK — The government on Monday said 50,000 foreigners are expected to begin flying to Thailand starting Wednesday as part of the partial border reopening in the coronavirus pandemic. The travelers who registered for the journeys include about 30,000 people visiting for medical and wellness purposes.

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