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Street lights switched off at Ratchaprasong intersection

THE CONFRONTATION between the demonstrators and the security force at Ratchaprasong intersection turned quite tense this evening (Oct. 15) with the authorities having switched off street lights but the protesters succeeding in retaking the skywalk from which they had been earlier evicted, Thai Rath newspaper reported. The demonstrators cried with joy when the skywalk was

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Coronavirus

Ruamrudee Alumnus Creates Novel Full-Face Respirator

A TEAM of UBC (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada) engineering students, led by Faheem Saeed, a fourth-year UBC Mechanical Engineering student specializing in Biomedical Engineering, have created an affordable, breathable, full-face N99+ respirator that is reusable and completely transparent – possibly the first of its kind. Made of optical-grade polycarbonate, it provides a complete

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Police strongly warn protesters to not gather at Ratchaprasong

AFTER the declaration of serious emergency in Bangkok by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha before dawn today (Oct. 15) police issued a stern warning to protesters to not assemble at Ratchaprasong intersection this afternoon, Thai Rath and Sanook.com reported. Pol. Col. Krisana Pattanacharoen, deputy spokesman of the Royal Thai Police, and Pol. Lt. Gen. Piya Thawichai,

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