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News for Friday, 5 March 2021

Thailand plans to allow foreign tourists to quarantine in resorts

5 March 2021 - 02:36 am

The tourism minister said on Thursday he will propose a plan for foreigners to undertake COVID-19 quarantine in popular tourist areas, including beach resorts, in a bid to help revive the country's struggling tourism sector.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Drug courier motorcyclist caught on border with crystal meth

5 March 2021 - 02:35 am

KANCHANABURI: A motorcyclist was arrested making a drug delivery and 50 kilogammes of crystal methamphetamine seized at a border village in Sangkhla Buri district. A village security team stopped the man at Jokhiphue forest village around 6pm on Wednesday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

New Covid-19 death, 54 more cases

5 March 2021 - 02:34 am

The government on Thursday reported one new Covid-19 death, raising the toll to 85, as 54 new cases, 44 local infections and 10 imported, lifted the total to 26,162. The Department of Disease Control said the fatality was a 63-year-old man, a native of Bangkok, who had diabetes and hypertension.

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Experienced diver found dead after deep dive

5 March 2021 - 02:33 am

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: An experienced diver was found dead in the water at Talay Songhong park, a popular cave diving site in Thung Yai district, on Wednesday afternoon. Tosak Warinchaikamon, 47, of Samut Prakan’s Bang Bo district, was wearing diving gear.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com



'Pinky' charged over role in 'Forex-3D' scam

5 March 2021 - 02:32 am

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has summoned actress Sawika "Pinky" Chaidet, along with her mother Sarinya and brother Sarayut, to hear charges brought against them over their alleged role in a Ponzi scheme.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Facebook removes military-linked information influencing accounts

5 March 2021 - 02:31 am

Accounts targeted audiences in southern provinces

Facebook Inc has taken down 185 accounts and groups engaged in an information-influencing operation in Thailand run by the military, the company said on Wednesday, the first time it has removed Thai accounts with ties to the government.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

PM urges talks in city rail dispute

5 March 2021 - 02:30 am

Bidders want MRTA to scrap changes

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is urging parties who are disputing cancellation of the bidding for the MRT's Orange Line western extension to come together for talks. "Although I have no authority to intervene in these matters, I want all state agencies involved in the process to figure out a way out of these problems without causing any negative legal repercussions," the prime minister said on Wednesday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Bill can still proceed if court rejects constitution drafting assembly

5 March 2021 - 02:29 am

Parliament can still proceed with the third reading of a charter amendment bill even if the Constitutional Court rules against a proposed amendment aimed at setting up a charter writing body, Ramate Rattanachaweng, a secretary to the parliament president said on Wednesday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Chiang Mai '3rd most polluted city'

5 March 2021 - 02:28 am

PM2.5 dust levels higher than 200

Chiang Mai was ranked as the third most air-polluted city in the world on Wednesday, with an average PM2.5 dust level higher than 200. The northern province is battling with a critical level of air pollution due to wildfire smoke, with the average amount of PM2.5 exceeding the safe level at all four air quality monitoring stations in the municipal area on Wednesday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Prawit reveals reshuffle plan

5 March 2021 - 02:27 am

PM set to consider cabinet nominations

Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) Prawit Wongsuwon said he has submitted nominations of candidates for cabinet posts to the prime minister for consideration. Gen Prawit said he has named two candidates for ministerial posts under the party's quota, a reference to the vacancies for education minister and digital economy and society (DES) minister.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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