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 2021-09-27 02:46 

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Myanmar migrants arrested for illegal entry...

KANCHANABURI: Twelve Myanmar job seekers were arrested near a border village in Muang district for illegal entry on Sunday afternoon, police said....

 2021-09-27 02:45 

Bangkok Post

Australian PM says may not join global climate summit...

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, under pressure to adopt a 2050 net-zero carbon emissions target, said in an interview published Monday that he may not join this year's landmark UN climate summit in Glasgow....

 2021-09-27 01:00 

Bangkok Post

10,288 new Covid cases, 101 more deaths...

Thailand logged 10,288 new Covid-19 cases and 101 more fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Monday morning....

 2021-09-27 00:30 

Bangkok Post

FTI helps with waste projects...

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is preparing to help reduce plastic waste under a new public-private collaboration that sees 68 municipalities countrywide serve as a model for sustainable plastic management....

 2021-09-26 23:30 

Bangkok Post

Brand partnerships become flavour of the month...

After a year and a half of Covid-19 outbreaks and lockdown restrictions, the pandemic has dramatically affected the way people buy groceries and consumer staples, as well as their work and travel behaviour....

 2021-09-26 23:30 

Bangkok Post

TAT eager to lure neighbours...

The Indonesian and Malaysian markets are being excluded from the approval list to visit the Phuket sandbox, though there is demand to visit Thailand in those countries, says the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)....

 2021-09-26 23:13 

Bangkok Post

Making the best out of Sino-Thai ties...

As the president of the Thai-Chinese Cultural Relationship Council (TCCRC), Pinit Jarusombat knows only too well how cultural exchanges can tie countries together. In an interview with MONGKOL BANGPRAPA, the former deputy prime minister shares his thought...

 2021-09-26 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Reopening faces more hurdles...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's vow on June 16 to reopen Thailand by mid-October can be deemed a failure as only a few islands are welcoming vaccinated foreigners....

 2021-09-26 22:46 

Bangkok Post

5.7-magnitude quake shakes Philippines' main island...

MANILA: A strong earthquake hit off the Philippines' main island Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage, the US Geological Survey and local officials said....

 2021-09-26 22:30 

Bangkok Post

Floods ruin public holiday...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has admitted the government is unable to completely solve the country's annual flood problems, but he pledged speedy compensation for its victims....

 2021-09-26 22:30 

Bangkok Post

Suphanburi deal 10-man Port heavy blow...

Hosts Suphanburi rallied to hand 10-man Port a 2-1 defeat last night that could prove costly for the Khlong Toey-based visitors in their quest for the Thai League 1 title this season....

 2021-09-26 22:30 

Bangkok Post

Exporters told to equip for weapons rule...

Exporters are being urged to prepare for the implementation of the catch-all control (CAC) measure in the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2019 this year....

 2021-09-26 22:25 

Bangkok Post

GSB preps B5bn for jobless...

Government Savings Bank (GSB) plans to launch a soft loan package worth 5 billion baht next month to help the unemployed, aiming to create 100,000 jobs, says president and chief executive Vitai Ratanakorn....

 2021-09-26 21:30 

Bangkok Post

Pink Line's completion pushed back nearly a year...

The board of the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) has approved an extension of the deadline for the construction of the Pink Line electric rail project for another 290 days....

 2021-09-26 21:30 

Bangkok Post

Thailand trounce India in first Sudirman Cup tussle...

Thailand began their Sudirman Cup campaign with a 4-1 victory over India in the BWF mixed team world championship in Vantaa, Finland, on Sunday....

 2021-09-26 21:30 

Bangkok Post

CCSA to mull limited reopening, shorter curfew...

A proposal to shorten the nighttime curfew by an hour and resume 11 types of businesses, such as cinemas and spas, will be considered by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Monday....

 2021-09-26 16:45 

Bangkok Post

Swiss voters say big 'yes' to same-sex marriage...

GENEVA: Nearly two-thirds of Swiss voters backed the introduction of same-sex marriage in a referendum held Sunday, with campaigners calling it a historic moment for gay rights in Switzerland....

 2021-09-26 12:42 

Bangkok Post

Myanmar junta blames internet blackouts on anti-coup fighters...

Myanmar's junta has denied suspending the internet in conflict-wracked regions, blaming a recent spate of data blackouts on anti-coup protesters who had destroyed military-owned communications towers....

 2021-09-26 11:09 

Bangkok Post

Patients evacuated after floods ravage Chaiyaphum hospital...

Rescuers worked feverishly to evacuate forty patients as Bamnet Narong Hospital in Chaiyaphum was flooded on Sunday morning, seriously damaging the facility....

 2021-09-26 10:07 

Bangkok Post

China's Xi warns of 'grim' Taiwan situation in letter to opposition...

TAIPEI: The situation in the Taiwan Strait is "complex and grim", Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote in a congratulatory letter on Sunday to the newly elected leader of Taiwan's main opposition party, who has pledged to renew talks with Beijin...

 2021-09-26 09:47 

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Japan's Princess Mako to give up one-off payment in controversial marriage...

TOKYO: Japan's Princess Mako is set to forego a one-off million-dollar payment for giving up her royal status to wed a college classmate, media said on Saturday, clearing the way for a marriage delayed for years by controversy over her fiance....

 2021-09-26 09:23 

Bangkok Post

Hong Kong denies work visas to dozens of Cathay Pacific pilots seeking to relocate to city...

HONG KONG: Immigration officials in Hong Kong have denied work visas to dozens of overseas Cathay Pacific pilots seeking to relocate to the city, prompting the airline to terminate their employment....

 2021-09-26 08:44 

Bangkok Post

Rafting in Nam Khek stream postponed by overflow...

PHITSANULOK: This year's launch of rafting in the Nam Khek, tentatively scheduled for Monday in this central northern province, has been postponed indefinitely as the stream has burst its banks....

 2021-09-26 08:44 

Bangkok Post

Rafting in Nam Khek river postponed by overflow...

PHITSANULOK: This year's launch of rafting in the Nam Khek, tentatively scheduled for Monday in this central northern province, has been postponed indefinitely as the stream has burst its banks....

 2021-09-26 07:38 

Bangkok Post

Mitsubishi invests in Laos wind farm project, biggest in SE Asia...

Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp has invested in a massive wind power plant project in Laos to deliver electricity to Vietnam, in what would be the biggest onshore wind farm in Southeast Asia....

 2021-09-26 07:06 

Bangkok Post

10 Myanmar migrants arrested in Songkhla...

SONGKHLA: Ten Myanmar migrants were arrested on Sunday morning at a rubber plantation near the border with Malaysia in Sadao district while seven others escaped, police said....

 2021-09-26 07:01 

Bangkok Post

Downpours cut off Phetchabun, at least 10 provinces submerged...

A main road to Phetchabun was impassible for traffic on Sunday due to flooding from Dianmu, a tropical storm that unleashed heavy rain in this and other provinces....

 2021-09-26 04:46 

Bangkok Post

Khao Yai gaur dies from electrocution...

PRACHINBURI: A male gaur was found dead by Highway 304 near Wang Khon Daen village in tambon Buphram of Nadi district in this eastern province on Sunday morning....

 2021-09-26 04:11 

Bangkok Post

Less security in life, property in Covid-19 era: poll...

A majority of people say they are experiencing less security in life and property in the Covid-19 era, according to the result of an opinion survey by the Suan Dusit Rajabaht University, or Suan Dusit Poll....

 2021-09-26 04:11 

Bangkok Post

Less security in life, property in Covid-19 era: Suan Dusit Poll...

A majority of people say they are experiencing less security in life and property in the Covid-19 era, according to the result of an opinion survey by the Suan Dusit Rajabaht University, or Suan Dusit Poll....

 2021-09-26 03:37 

Bangkok Post

Another new park in Bangkok ready to welcome visitors...

Vibhaphirom Park, Bangkok's newest public park located on Soi Vibhavadi 18 in Chatuchak district, is now open to visitors under the Green Bangkok 2030 campaign. Photos | Apichart Jinakul...

 2021-09-26 02:51 

Bangkok Post

Most people still see no-one suitable for PM post: poll...

While most people still see no-one suitable for the post of prime minister in the current situation, Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha continues to lead potential candidates for the post in a quarterly political popularity survey by the National Institute of Developm...

 2021-09-26 02:51 

Bangkok Post

Most people still see no one suitable for prime minister's post: Nida Poll...

While most people still see no-one suitable for the post of prime minister in the current situation, Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha is still on top of potential candidates for the post in a quarterly political popularity survey by the National Institute of Develop...

 2021-09-26 02:00 

Bangkok Post

Govt lays out plan to tackle B1.4tn teachers' debt...

The Education Ministry has unveiled plans to tackle debts owed by about 900,000 teachers nationwide, worth about 1.4 trillion baht....

 2021-09-26 01:47 

Bangkok Post

12,353 new Covid cases, 125 more deaths...

Thailand logged 12,353 new Covid-19 cases and 125 more fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Sunday morning....

 2021-09-26 01:22 

Bangkok Post

Harry, Meghan lend voices to world-spanning concert for climate, vaccines...

NEW YORK: A "once-in-a-generation" music event circled the world on Saturday, with a slew of megastars taking the stage in New York for Global Citizen Live -- 24 hours of shows across the planet to raise awareness on climate change, vaccine equali...

 2021-09-26 00:55 

Bangkok Post

UK to offer 10,500 post-Brexit visas to counter growing worker crisis...

LONDON: Britain will issue up to 10,500 temporary work visas to lorry drivers and poultry workers to ease chronic staff shortages, the government announced Saturday, in a U-turn on post-Brexit immigration policy....

 2021-09-26 00:45 

Bangkok Post

Man City end Chelsea hex as Man Utd pay penalty...

LONDON: Manchester City ended their Chelsea hoodoo on Saturday, beating the European champions 1-0 while Bruno Fernandes missed a last-gasp penalty in Manchester United's shock 1-0 Premier League defeat by Aston Villa....

 2021-09-26 00:45 

Bangkok Post

France to double Covid vaccine doses for poorer countries...

PARIS: France will double the number of vaccine doses it will send to poorer countries to 120 million, President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Saturday, in a video broadcast during the Global Citizen concert in Paris....

 2021-09-26 00:00 

Bangkok Post

Phuket boss eases road pass checks...

Phuket has revamped its health surveillance measures to attract more domestic tourists and ease the workload on healthcare workers screening incoming visitors by road, says the provincial office....

 2021-09-25 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Dams fail but still vital...

Large irrigation dams fail to prevent floods and droughts and ensure water security for local farmers as impacts of climate change intensify, data analysis on the performance of irrigation projects in the northeastern region show....

 2021-09-25 21:00 

Bangkok Post

Bangkok United stun Buriram, Sharks fire 7 goals...

Two second-half goals gave True Bangkok United a convincing 2-0 victory over former champions Buriram United and put their campaign back on track in Thai League 1 on Saturday night....

 2021-09-25 21:00 

Bangkok Post

Donated Pfizer jabs head for talks...

The United States will invite Thai authorities to discuss a plan to deliver another one million Pfizer vaccine doses donated by the US government next week....

 2021-09-25 13:52 

Bangkok Post

Mixed fortunes for Manchester clubs...

Bruno Fernandes blazed a stoppage-time penalty over the crossbar as visiting Aston Villa earned a shock 1-0 victory at a below-par Manchester United in Premier League action on Saturday....

 2021-09-25 13:14 

Bangkok Post

First made-in-Thailand virtual influencer debuts...

She poses. She chats. She inspires you to buy stuff you never knew you needed. And she asks for nothing in return....

 2021-09-25 13:11 

Bangkok Post

72-year-old jumbo goes home...

Stolen 18 years ago, the 72-year-old elephant Pang Yo was reunited with her overjoyed owner in their native Surin province on Saturday....

 2021-09-25 11:31 

Bangkok Post

11 more Myanmar border-crossers caught...

KANCHANABURI: Authorities on Saturday arrested 11 Myanmar nationals for illegal entry, including two women who had spent two nights lost in a forest after getting separated from a larger group that was caught on Thursday....

 2021-09-25 11:00 

Bangkok Post

Vaccinations hit 50m doses after record 1.4m on Friday...

Covid-19 vaccinations in Thailand have surpassed 50 million doses after a record 1.44 million were administered on Friday....

 2021-09-25 10:52 

Bangkok Post

Two Myanmar women held for illegal entry...

KANCHANABURI: Two women from Myanmar were arrested for illegal entry on Saturday, having spent two nights lost in a forest after getting separated from a larger group that was caught earlier....

 2021-09-25 10:32 

Bangkok Post

Tiananmen vigil organiser disbands in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG: The pro-democracy group that for three decades organised vigils in Hong Kong commemorating the victims of Beijing's Tiananmen Square crackdown voted to disband on Saturday in the face of China's sweeping crackdown on dissent....

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