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12 fishing boats capsize amid strong winds, high waves

  THE SOUTHERN region is being hit by strong winds and high waves with 12 fishing boats having capsized in Nakhon Si Thammarat this morning (Apr. 16) and many fishermen missing while a ferry in Surat Thani sank halfway at noon, TV Channel 7 said. The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department received a report that

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Koh Samui tourism body asks for more flights during high season

  AMID fears of losing business opportunity during the high season that starts next month, Koh Samui Tourism Promotion Association called for increased local and international flights to meet the needs of foreign tourists eager to travel to the resort island, Matichon newspaper said this afternoon (Nov. 23). Mr. Ratchaporn Poolsawat, the association’s president, said

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UK Covid deaths surpass Great Plague, Aids pandemic and every terror attack and war since 1945 combined

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the UK has surpassed the combined death toll of the Great Plague, the Aids pandemic and every single terror attack and war since 1945. The UK recorded a further 1,631 deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the official tally above 100,000. The actual number is expected to be much higher when all excess

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