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Man held for stealing top-up machines to feed drug habit

A DRUG addict desperate for cash to fund his habit confessed to stealing three top-up machines, two in Khon Kaen city and one at a Kalasin district, getting several thousand baht from each of them, Khaosod newsapaper reported this evening (Sept. 24, 2020). Pol. Col. Anusak Sakdawatcharanon, head of Nam Phong station at Khon Kaen,

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Myanmar’s ‘maximum containment’ Covid plan pushed to brink as virus surges

By Reuters, published by Yahoo News Yangon – Myanmar has quarantined tens of thousands of people to prevent a coronavirus outbreak from overwhelming its fragile healthcare system but public health experts and doctors say the strategy is on the brink of collapse as infections surge. The Southeast Asian nation is housing more than 45,000 people,

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