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Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at anti-Prayut protesters again

By Thai Newsroom Reporters POLICE FIRED TEAR GAS and rubber bullets at street protesters again today (August 7) in a Bangkok intersection area barely a kilometre from an army barracks in which an embattled Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was known to reside. The policemen in riot gear intermittently fired tear gas and rubber bullets at

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Covid tally climbs higher to 21,838 cases, Samut Prakan now the second hot spot

THAILAND’S daily Covid count again soared to 21,838 cases and 212 deaths this morning (August 7) with adjacent Samut Prakan province reporting that its total number cases has now topped 40,000 making it the second worst affected zone after Bangkok, Sanook.com said. Of today’s large number of new cases, 20,915 were among the general public

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