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News for Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Weather forecast for 13 August 2020

12 August 2020 - 12:27 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 13 August 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Ex-policeman faces action for departure gate outburst

12 August 2020 - 07:30 am

Airports of Thailand (AoT) has lodged a complaint with police against a former policeman who blasted airline workers and destroyed their gate-controlling computer after missing a flight on Saturday. AoT on Monday assigned its representatives to file the lawsuit with Don Muang police even though the man later apologised and admitted he had been too late to board the flight.

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Outbreak 'likely' if public drops guard

12 August 2020 - 07:29 am

Thailand is likely to report new cases of local Covid-19 transmission as the global pandemic continues, but the likelihood of a large-scale outbreak in Thailand can be reduced if the public keeps up their guard, the Ministry of Public Health said on Monday.

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Animal torture complaint filed against online gourmet

12 August 2020 - 07:28 am

Representatives of the Livestock Development Department on Tuesday filed an animal torture complaint against an online gourmet who allegedly filmed a chicken buried up to its neck being force-fed with coconut milk before being cooked.

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Court upholds jail term without suspension for tycoon Premchai

12 August 2020 - 07:27 am

The Appeal Court on Tuesday upheld the lower court's six-month prison sentence for construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta, without suspension, for illegal possession of guns. Mr Premchai's lawyers said they would appeal to the Supreme Court, which later approved his continued release on unconditional bail, with 500,000 baht cash placed as surety.

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Senator: Thammasat rally hurt feelings of millions of people

12 August 2020 - 07:26 am

Comments made by speakers at the anti-government rally at Thammasat University on Monday night hurt the rights and feelings of "tens of millions of people", according to the head of the senate committee on the protection of the royal institution. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said the university should act responsibly.

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1 killed, 10 hurt as van plunges into ditch in Surat Thani

12 August 2020 - 07:25 am

SURAT THANI: One woman was killed and 10 others injured when a van taking them to a popular temple in Nakhon Si Thammarat plunged into a ditch dividing a road in Kanchanadit district of Surat Thani before dawn on Tuesday.

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Elderly woman hit, killed by pickup

12 August 2020 - 07:24 am

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: An 80-year-old woman died after she was hit by a pickup truck while crossing a busy road in Muang district late on Monday night. Police and emergency services rushed to the outbound side of Suranarai road in tambon Cho Ho after the accident was reported.

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Zero new Covid cases in Thailand for second day

12 August 2020 - 07:23 am

For the second consecutive day, Thailand on Tuesday reported no new coronavirus cases, domestic or imported. The total number of cases remains 3,351. No new deaths were reported, leaving the accumulated death toll at 58. 130 patients were being treated at hospitals.

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Need for Speed: ‘Experts’ Disagree on ‘Boss Red Bull’ Wreck

12 August 2020 - 07:21 am

BANGKOK — Testimonies to prosecutors wildly differ in what speed a billionaire scion was driving when he killed a policeman with his Ferrari back in 2012. Speaking today to a committee set up by the prosecutors, a physics professor from Chulalongkorn University said Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya was driving at 177 kilometers per hour when he crashed into the policeman – disputing claims made by the forensic police and another witness.

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