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News for Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Weather forecast for 2 December 2020

1 December 2020 - 12:43 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 2 December 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Army worried illegal border crossers are spreading Covid-19

1 December 2020 - 04:08 am

Thais in Myanmar asked to return only via official crossings

PHITSANULOK: Thais working in Myanmar who wish to return home should do so only through two permanent border checkpoints, in Tak's Mae Sot district and Chiang Rai's Mae Sai, and go immediately into state quarantine to stem the spread of Covid-19, 3rd Army commander Lt Gen Apichet Suesat said on Monday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Prayut has a plan to move house, just in case

1 December 2020 - 04:06 am

PM says he will respect court ruling

Prime Minister Prayut Cha-o-cha said on Monday he will return to live in his own house if the Constitutional Court rules against his present use of a house inside an army barracks. The court will on Wednesday rule on the Pheu Thai Party's petition challenging the legality of the prime minister's continued occupancy of an army residence since his retirement from the military.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

2 new Covid cases linked to Myanmar nightspot

1 December 2020 - 04:05 am

CHIANG RAI: Thailand has recorded two new coronavirus cases in this northern province, both women who crossed the border illegally and worked at the same entertainment venue -- on the Myanmar side of the border -- as the infected woman feared to be a superspreader in Chiang Mai.

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Thailand adds 21 virus imports, 17 of them returnees

1 December 2020 - 04:04 am

Thailand on Monday added 21 new imported coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 3,998. No new deaths were reported. Seventeen of the 21 new cases were Thais, including two women who sneaked into Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai late on Thursday night. One of the women showed symptoms before she slipped across the border from Myanmar, while the other developed a fever on Sunday.

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Cop shoots ex-wife, kills 2 others in restaurant shooting

1 December 2020 - 04:03 am

BURI RAM: A 44-year-old policeman stormed into a restaurant and opened fire with a handgun, severely wounding his ex-wife and killing a married couple, in Non Suwan district on Sunday night. Pol Capt Somchit Chumsena, deputy chief investigator of Non Suwan police station, said the shooting occurred about 8pm at the Kin Khao Ban Phuan restaurant in tambon Non Suwan.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Twitter suspends royalist account linked to influence campaign

1 December 2020 - 04:02 am

Twitter has suspended a pro-royalist account linked to the palace that a Reuters analysis found was connected to thousands of others created in recent weeks spreading posts in favour of His Majesty the King and the monarchy.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Border security beefed up

1 December 2020 - 04:01 am

The authorities are strengthening security along the Myanmar border to block illegal entry -- and vowing to prosecute anyone who helps to sneak people in -- after a Thai woman tested positive for Covid-19 after returning home.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Pro-Reform Protesters Rally Outside King’s Army Unit

1 December 2020 - 04:00 am

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s indefatigable pro-democracy activists took to Bangkok’s streets again Sunday, this time to protest the army as they push forward with their campaign for sweeping reforms, including to the nation’s monarchy.

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Narathiwat soaking to go on

1 December 2020 - 03:59 am

Narathiwat, the latest province in the South to be hit by floods, was yesterday subject to further warnings by the Meteorological Department with residents in the region told to brace for continued heavy rain and likely damage from flash floods and runoff over the next few days.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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