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Covid-19 cases at record high around world

By Reuters staff, published by Channel NewsAsia Sydney – Global Covid-19 infections hit a record high over the past seven-day period, Reuters data showed on Wednesday (Dec. 29), as the new Omicron variant raced out of control, keeping workers at home and overwhelming testing centres. Almost 900,000 cases were detected on average each day around

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No privileges for tycoon-turned-inmate behind bars: Justice minister

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters JUSTICE MINISTER Somsak Thepsuthin confirmed today (Dec. 29) construction tycoon-turned-inmate Premchai Karnasuta will be given no privileges behind bars. Somsak made his comments in response to a leniency petition lodged by Kanita Karnasuta, the spouse of Premchai, the former president of Italian-Thai Development Plc who was earlier this month sentenced

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