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Military ordered to boost border security to keep illegal aliens out

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER/DEFENSE Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (July 31) ordered tighter security measures in Thailand’s border areas to effectively keep out illegal border-crossing aliens. During a meeting of military commanders at the Defense Ministry headquarters, Prayut called for the reinforcement of the security measures in Thai territory along the border, especially natural

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Coronavirus

12 nabbed for posting fake news on Covid-19

THE ANTI-FAKE News Centre has rounded up 12 suspects on the charges of posting fake news and misinformation about quack treatments for Covid-19, INN News this afternoon (July 31, 2020). Pol. Maj. Gen. Phanthana Nucharod, head of this centre at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, said the 12 suspects were arrested under Computer

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Local news

Prayut sets up panel while Prawit denies knowing Red Bull heir

PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha this morning (July 29) appointed a committee to investigate the facts and the legal issues surrounding the  order to withdraw criminal charges against Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya in a hit-and-run incident that led to a policeman’s death in Bangkok on September 3, 2012, INN News reported. Under Prime Minister’s order number 225/2563

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Local news

Young man miraculously survives truck smash

EMERGING with only minor injuries was a young man who was asleep in his parked pickup truck in Phisanulok province early this morning (July 28) when a 22-wheel trailer truck rear-ended and crushed his vehicle against the bridge railing,  Sanook.com reported. Police and rescuers rushed to the foot of Khodkod bridge on Highway 117, the

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Local news

Students stage another demonstration in Phayao

AROUND 300 students and some members of the public staged a rally in northern Phayao province at 5 p.m. last evening to voice their demands, chiefly dissolution of the Parliament, stop intimidation of the people and the amendment of the Constitution, Naewna newspaper and Sanook.com reported this morning (July 28, 2020). The gathering took place

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Business

Gold eyes US$2,000 mark in speedy record-breaking run

By Reuters, published by Channel NewsAsia London/Bengaluru: Gold’s record rally is moving tantalisingly close to the psychologically key US$2,000 level, powered by investors seeking cover from Covid-19’s global economic toll, as reflected in dollar weakness, faltering stocks and US-China trade tensions. Spot gold prices have surged 53% in the last 14 months, blowing past 2011’s

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