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Big business heiress slams sedan into wedding dress rental shop during curfew

THE heiress of a big Thai business slammed her Mercedes Benz sedan into a wedding dress rental shop in Sukhumvit Soi 71 in the midst of curfew 1 a.m. this morning (Sept. 25) and was found lying in pain next to her vehicle after the accident, Sanook.com said. Upon receiving a report of this accident 

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Business

Reopening of Bangkok to vaccinated tourists being put off to Nov. 1

  THE Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to propose to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) smaller committee today (Sept. 22) that the reopening of Bangkok and four provinces to fully vaccinated tourists be postponed to November 1, Siam Rath newspaper said. The earlier target was to reopen Bangkok and Chiang Mai’s Mueang,

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Coronavirus

Covid tally climbs to 16,031 cases with 3,736 being in Bangkok

THAILAND’S daily Covid count rose again today (Sept. 9) to 16,031 cases, up from 14,176  yesterday, amid 220 deaths, down from 228 yesterday, while Bangkok continued to have the highest number of cases with the 24-hour total being 3,736 plus 44 fatalities, TV Channel 7 and Sanook.com said, The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)

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Coronavirus

‘Pantries of sharing’ being set up in Bangkok to ease pandemic pain

THE Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has started setting up “pantries of sharing” at various locations in all 50 districts of the metropolis with these to be stocked with non-perishable food items to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic, TV Channel 7 said today (Sept. 6). BMA Governor Pol. Gen. Asawin Kwanmuang also invited companies,

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Coronavirus

Bangkok Administration launches Line account to provide Covid-19 treatment

  THE Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has launched a Line account to provide initial medical treatment to Covid-19 patients, NNT said today (Aug. 30). Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang said the BMA has set up a system to notify Covid patients regarding hospitalisation via LINE@ account “@BKKCOVID19CONNECT,” which can be added via the LINE application or

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Local news

Processions of automobiles resume in prolonged street protests against Prayut

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THOUSANDS OF AUTOMOBILE-RIDING PROTESTERS took to the streets of Bangkok again today (Aug 15) in prolonged, concerted moves against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha whom they have continually pressed to step down. Three processions of sedans, pickup trucks and motorcycles separately passed major areas of the capital city, including one taking on

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Local news

Clashes at Din Daeng junction as ‘car park’ protest gets underway 

  ANOTHER round of clashes broke out between protesters and riot police at Din Daeng junction at 5 p.m. today (August 15) as some protest groups launched their processions from differing points of Bangkok and neighbouring provinces to piled more pressure on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to step down, Sanook.com and Thai Rath newspaper said.

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Local news

‘Renegade’ upper-middle-class demonstrators join anti-Prayut street protest

By Thai Newsroom Reporters ”RENEGADE” UPPER-MIDDLE-CLASS street demonstrators today (August 8th) joined a ”car mob” procession in the heart of Bangkok in a concerted move to press Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to step down. The upper-middle-class protesters who rode on luxury sedans and joined the ”car mob” procession were led by political activist Thanat ”Hiso

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Coronavirus

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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