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Progress made in salvaging cargo ship, tugboat beached at Phang Nga island

  A LARGE crane vessel managed to slightly shift a cargo ship that ran aground in the shallow part of a beach at Koh Phra Thong island off Phang Nga coast on June 7 after removing 30 containers with a tugboat that came to its rescue also stuck there, Amarin TV said this morning (June

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Sports

Canadian boxer’s action turns into a big issue

STEPS are being taken to resolve the issue of Canadian boxer Dave Leduc, a Lethwei fighter who is the current WLC Cruiserweight World Champion, continuously challenging and provoking Thai middleweight kickboxer Sombat Banchamek, more commonly known as Buakaw Banchamek, to a match, Sanook.com said today (May 9). The 29-year-old Canadian boxer tried to provoke Sombat

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Local news

Karens: Fighting still raging despite Myanmar junta extending ceasefire

WHILE Myanmar’s military government has extended its unilateral monthlong ceasefire by another another month till May 31, 2011, the Karen insurgents said today (May 2) that fighting between the two sides is still continuing, TV Channel 7 said On Friday Myanmar’s Supreme Command announced the extension of the ceasefire so that the State Administration Council

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Coronavirus

Another 15 Covid deaths, majority in Bangkok

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) this afternoon (April 28) revealed details of the 15 coronavirus fatalities that occurred over the past 24 hours with nine patients having died in Bangkok, Sanook.com said. Earlier the Public Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department said there were 2,012 new Covid cases over the past day, a little

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World news

Medical supplies flow into India as Covid deaths near 200,000

By Reuters Staff, published by Swissinfo.ch New Delhi – Vital medical supplies poured into India today as hospitals starved of life-saving oxygen and beds turned away coronavirus patients, while a surge in infections pushed the death toll towards 200,000. A shipment from Britain, including 100 ventilators and 95 oxygen concentrators, arrived in Delhi, said Reuters

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