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42 provinces impose mask mandate

MANY provinces have imposed stricter measures as new cases of Covid-19 continue to grow exponentially. People in 42 provinces may face a fine of up to 20,000 baht for not wearing a mask in public, while Nonthaburi Province is now urging residents not to leave home from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., NNT said today

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Eastern fruits to drop in volume, to rise in value

By Thai Newsroom Reporters EASTERN FRUIT ORCHARDS are seeing a drop in harvest volume largely due to unfavorable weather conditions, thus prompting a rise in sales value this year. According to Department of Agricultural Extension Director-General Khemkhang Yutithamdamrong, durian, mangosteen, rambutan and longkong – all being viewed as cash crops of Chanthaburi, Rayong and Trat

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