Local news

F-5 Super Tigris fighter’s crash-landing caused by stray big bird

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters FRIDAY’S INCIDENT IN WHICH an Air Force F-5 TH Super Tigris fighter crash-landed with the lone pilot jettisoning to safety in Lopburi was evidently caused by a stray big bird hitting the aircraft mid-air, said Air Force spokesman AVM Prapat Sonjaidee today (Dec. 5). The unspecified, large-sized type of bird

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Local news

DSI rescues Myanmar women forced to work like a slave for 13 years

  THE Department of Special Investigation yesterday (Dec. 4) rescued a Myanmar woman who was locked up at a house in Suan Luang district where she had worked for 13 years without receiving any salary, TV Channel 7 said today. Mr. Traiyarit Temhiwong, DSI’s director-general, said his department was notified by the Labour Protection Network

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Coronavirus

Ministry: African patient infected with Delta not Omicron variant

THE Public Health Ministry’s Science Department today (Dec. 5) denied a rumour circulating widely that an African patient has been found to be infected with Omicron variant of coronavirus in this country, verifying that this patient has been infected with the Delta strain, Siam Rath newspaper said. Dr. Supakit Sirilak, the department’s director-general, said it

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Coronavirus

Thousands march against Covid restrictions in northwest Europe

  By Reuters Staff, published by Cyprus Mail TENS of thousands of protesters marched through several northwest European cities Saturday (Dec. 4) to demonstrate against coronavirus restrictions imposed amid a surge in infections. Austria last month became the first country in Western Europe to reimpose a lockdown, which is set to last 20 days, and

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