Business

Six years a slave: Indian farm workers exploited in Italy

  By AFP, published by The Straits Times Sabaudia, Italy  – When Mr Balbir Singh refers to his ordeal, he uses the Italian word “macello”, which roughly translates as “mess” – but it is hardly enough to convey what the migrant Indian farm worker has endured. For six years, he lived in what can only

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Local news

Two elderly widowers fight over young woman – one gets shot

A 72-year-old widower is being investigated for allegedly shooting another elderly widower as both competed to win the heart of a 31-year-old woman in northeastern Buriram province, Sanook.com said this evening (July 11). Pol. Col. Pongsakorn Onsaluay, deputy inspector of Satuek police station, Satuek district, rushed to investigate after being informed at 7 p.m. yesterday

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Coronavirus

Daily Covid count jumps to 9,539 as Anutin helps centenarian 

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) revealed more dismal figures today (July 11) with daily coronavirus cases rising non-stop to 9,539 amid 86 more fatalities while almost 1,000 patients now require ventilators, TV Channel 7 said. Meanwhile the Department of Medical Services said in its Facebook page that Deputy Prime Minister and Public

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