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Putin-Biden summit rewards Putin, some experts say

By CNBC WHEN US President Joe Biden meets Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in June, it will be one of the most closely watched summits of the year. But there are doubts whether the summit can achieve much, given the poor state of relations. And not everyone is happy about the summit even going ahead, particularly

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Coronavirus

Crisis in Bangkok – death rate 1%

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin this afternoon (May 26) revealed that the case fatality rate (CFR) in Bangkok is 1% which is higher than the rest of the country, TV Channel 7 said. Bangkok has the highest rate of infection with the latest cumulative confirmed total being 36,542

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Coronavirus

PM backs using medicinal plant for Covid amid 2,455 new cases, 41 deaths

  PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha supports the use of fah talai jone, a well-known medicinal plant in Thailand, in combination with the drug Favipiravir in the treatment of coronavirus, Thai Rath newspaper said today (May 26). Meanwhile the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said that there were 2,455 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24

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