Local news

Yingluck’s lawyer: More battles loom after court annulled B35bn fine order

FORMER prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s lawyer is gearing up for further legal battles after the Central Administrative Court today (April 2) overturned an order by the Finance Ministry to fine her 35.7 billion baht over her loss-ridden rice-subsidy scheme, Thai Rath newspaper said. The court said the order, issued in 2016, lacked legal standing. Yingluck’s

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World news

Myanmar protesters urge ‘guerrilla strikes’ as internet blackout widens

By Reuters Staff, published by US News & World Report PEOPLE IN Myanmar opposed to the military junta marched, observed strikes and scrambled to overcome a shutdown of the internet today (April 2), undaunted by the generals’ bloody suppression of protests during the past two months. Hundreds of people have been killed protesting since the

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Coronavirus

10 Thai returnees infected with South African Covid variant

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) revealed today (April 2) that 10 Thai nationals returning from Tanzania, United Arab Emirates and Mozambique have been found to be infected with the South African variant of Covid-19, Sanook.com said. Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, CCSA’s spokesman, said half of the 10 returnees showed symptoms but the other half

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