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News for Thursday, 23 September 2021

Weather forecast for 24 September 2021

23 September 2021 - 12:37 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 24 September 2021 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Cyclist plunges into Chiang Mai ravine

23 September 2021 - 02:54 am

CHIANG MAI: A 34-year-old cyclist failed to negotiate a downhill road and plunged about 30 metres into an adjacent ravine to his death in Mae Rim district on Wednesday morning. Police were informed of the incident on a steep and winding stretch of the Mae Rim-Mae Sai tourist road in front of Pongyang Jungle Coaster & Zipline tourist site in tambon Pongyang at about 11am.

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Drug assets worth almost B60m seized in Isan

23 September 2021 - 02:53 am

Drug suppression units on Wednesday seized assets worth about 59 million baht believed to have been acquired through the drugs trade, an official said. Tanakrit Jit-aree-rat, secretary to Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin, said the seizures followed a drug suppression operation in the Northeast between July 12-Oct 27, 2020 that involved officials from the Office of Narcotic Control Board and provincial police.

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Bats with Covid-like viruses found in Laos: study

23 September 2021 - 02:52 am

Scientists have discovered another clue to the origins of the virus that causes Covid-19, with bats living in caves in Laos found to be carrying a similar pathogen that experts suggest could potentially infect humans directly. The virus has killed millions since it emerged in China in late 2019, and controversy continues to swirl around where it came from.

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Govt delays plan to re-open cities to tourists until Nov

23 September 2021 - 02:51 am

The government has pushed back plans to re-open Bangkok and some other major cities to foreign arrivals until November, due to vaccination rates falling short of targets, a senior official said on Wednesday. Officials earlier this month said they planned to welcome vaccinated tourists without quarantine to major cities including Bangkok, Hua Hin, Pattaya and Chiang Mai in October to revive the country’s crucial tourism sector.

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Temple drug rehab centre accused of torture

23 September 2021 - 02:50 am

A popular shaman and a lawyer on Wednesday asked Crime Suppression Division police to take action against a drug rehabilitation centre at a temple in Kanchanaburi for alleged torture and other human rights abuses.

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Pfizer spurs top response after Sinovac, Astra jab - study

23 September 2021 - 02:48 am

One of Thailand’s main Covid-19 vaccine regimes generates a lower immune response than inoculation combinations that include an mRNA-based dose, according to a study by the Siriraj Institute of Clinical Research.

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'Joe Ferrari' case lifts lid on police corruption

23 September 2021 - 02:47 am

BANGKOK: A flashy cop with a taste for fast cars falls from grace following the leak of spine-chilling footage of a brutal interrogation gone wrong. Not the plot of a blockbuster thriller, but the vivid reality of a story that has gripped the country in recent weeks and spotlighted police corruption that experts say infects almost every level of society in the kingdom.

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Phuket Covid-19 passes 60 deaths, 100 Sandboxers, 9,000 total cases

23 September 2021 - 02:46 am

Several milestones were passed in Phuket regarding Covid-19 in the past few days as the death toll hit 60 while Sandbox infections passed 100, daily infections were over 250, and the total number of Covid-19 infections since the beginning of the third wave passed 9,000. More than 5,000 people have been released from medical care or supervision though.

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11,252 new Covid cases, 141 more deaths

23 September 2021 - 02:45 am

Thailand logged 11,252 new Covid-19 cases and 141 more fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Wednesday morning. There were 11,224 cases in the general population, 28 among prison inmates and 17 imported from other countries.

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