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 2021-06-20 11:58 

Bangkok Post

Vietnam receives 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donation from China...

HANOI: Vietnam has received a shipment of 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donated by China, the health ministry said on Sunday, as the country is ramping up inoculations to battle against a more widespread outbreak....

 2021-06-20 10:17 

Bangkok Post

Alcohol allowed but no condom distribution in Tokyo Olympic village...

TOKYO: The organising committee of this summer's Tokyo Olympics said on Sunday that participants will be allowed to bring alcoholic beverages into the athletes' village for consumption in their rooms, as part of efforts to ensure the safety of the...

 2021-06-20 10:07 

Bangkok Post

China gives 1-billionth Covid shot as Brazil toll tops 0.5m...

China on Sunday announced it had administered its one-billionth shot in the world's biggest coronavirus inoculation drive as Brazil's death toll from the pandemic passed 500,000....

 2021-06-20 09:54 

Bangkok Post

Myanmar footballer to seek asylum in Japan on Tuesday...

A subsititute goalkeeper for the national Myanmar football team will apply for refugee status in Japan on Tuesday, his lawyer said Sunday after the goalie expressed fear for his life for making a three-finger salute during a recent match in protest agains...

 2021-06-20 08:45 

Bangkok Post

'Dawn of new era': Iran's conservative press hails Raisi win...

TEHRAN: Iran's conservative press on Sunday celebrated the presidential election win of ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi while the marginalised reformist camp engaged in deep soul-searching....

 2021-06-20 08:41 

Bangkok Post

Philippines signs deal for 40m Pfizer Covid vaccine doses...

MANILA: The Philippine government has signed a supply agreement for 40 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, the head of the government's Covid-19 vaccine procurement said on Sunday....

 2021-06-20 08:32 

Bangkok Post

5 arrested in crackdowns on drugs, online gambling...

KHON KAEN: Police arrested five suspects -- one for possessing drugs with intent to sell and five for operating online gambling -- in two separate raids in Muang district of this northeastern province on Sunday....

 2021-06-20 06:45 

Bangkok Post

Fever clinic and Covid kits: Tokyo 2020 shows off Olympic Village...

TOKYO: Tokyo 2020 organisers threw open the doors of the Olympic Village to the media on Sunday, showcasing virus upgrades including a fever clinic just over a month before the Games begin....

 2021-06-20 05:50 

Bangkok Post

Japan's refusal to sanction Myanmar undermines US strategy...

When hundreds of protesters gathered outside Japan's embassy in Yangon during the height of nationwide anti-coup protests in February, Ambassador Ichiro Maruyama emerged from the gates with a firm warning for the junta: Release the detained civilian l...

 2021-06-20 05:38 

Bangkok Post

Myanmar cigarette smuggler arrested off Ranong...

RANONG: A Myanmar national was arrested with a large quantity of foreign cigarettes by customs officials on patrol to prevent smuggling on Sunday morning, 3 Naval Area commander V/Adm Choengchai Chomchoengpaet said....

 2021-06-20 04:45 

Bangkok Post

Behind Airbus-Boeing truce lies a common rival: China...

PARIS: While the United States and Europe waged a 17-year trade battle over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus, China poured money into its own commercial aircraft to take on the Western aviation duopoly....

 2021-06-20 04:01 

Bangkok Post

Prayut still leading in popularity rating: Nida Poll...

Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha is still leading in the latest popularity rating on a number of potential candidates for the post of prime minister conducted by the National Institute of Development Administration....

 2021-06-20 04:01 

Bangkok Post

'Nobody' suitable to be PM, Prayut second choice: poll...

"Nobody" is by far the most suitable choice to lead the country, with Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha coming in a distant second, according to the latest quarterly poll of the most popular candidates for prime minister conducted by the National Institute of...

 2021-06-20 03:45 

Bangkok Post

Huge changes for internet and Big Tech under US antitrust proposal...

WASHINGTON: The antitrust overhaul package unveiled in Congress targeting Big Tech, if enacted, could have far-reaching effects on how people use the internet and on America's biggest and most successful companies....

 2021-06-20 03:45 

Bangkok Post

The scholar speaking out on China's crackdown on intellectuals...

BEIJING: In a small, book-strewn apartment in Beijing's outskirts lives one of the last Chinese academics who refuses to be silenced by the ruling Communist Party's relentless crackdown on intellectuals....

 2021-06-20 03:45 

Bangkok Post

'Cooped up' Indians throng markets weeks after Covid surge...

NEW DELHI: A few weeks ago, New Delhi's crematoriums were operating around the clock dealing with Covid-19 victims. Now the Indian capital's shopping malls and markets are buzzing again....

 2021-06-20 03:03 

Bangkok Post

Majority say online learning will affect education quality: Suan Dusit Poll...

A large majority of people think online learning will worsen the quality of Thai education and the kindergarten level will be most affected, according to the result of an opinion survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll....

 2021-06-20 03:03 

Bangkok Post

Most say online learning will lower education quality: poll...

A large majority of people think online learning will worsen the quality of Thai education and the kindergarten level will be most affected, according to the result of an opinion survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll....

 2021-06-20 01:33 

Bangkok Post

20 Covid deaths, 3,682 new cases...

There were 20 more Covid-19 fatalities and 3,682 new cases in the country over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Sunday morning....

 2021-06-20 01:33 

Bangkok Post

20 Covid deaths, 3,682 new cases Sunday...

There were 20 more Covid-19 fatalities and 3,682 new cases in the country over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Sunday morning....

 2021-06-20 01:33 

Bangkok Post

20 Covid deaths, 3,682 new cases Sunday as new vaccines arrive...

There were 20 more Covid-19 fatalities and 3,682 new cases in the country over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Sunday morning....

 2021-06-20 00:15 

Bangkok Post

Mercurial Mbappe saves blushes as French attack falters again...

BUDAPEST: France had to rely on the persistence of Kylian Mbappe to snatch a 1-1 draw against Hungary in a pulsating Euro 2020 group clash at the Puskas Stadium on Saturday as their attack once again failed to fire in front of an fervent crowd of 65,000....

 2021-06-19 23:50 

Bangkok Post

Covid mixed doses study gets big response...

One million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine will arrive in Thailand on Sunday, says the Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA)....

 2021-06-19 23:40 

Bangkok Post

Phuket 'Sandbox' to draw 600,000...

The Phuket reopening planned for July 1 is expected to draw more than 600,000 foreign and local tourists to the resort island and generate a cash flow of about 15 billion baht in the next three months, tourist authorities say....

 2021-06-19 23:31 

Bangkok Post

Wasteful Spain held by Poland, face crunch final group game...

SEVILLE, Spain: Spain were again haunted by their inability to finish off chances as they drew 1-1 with Poland on Saturday after missing a second-half penalty to leave their hopes of making the Euro 2020 knockout stage hanging in the balance....

 2021-06-19 23:16 

Bangkok Post

Germany complete incredible comeback to beat Portugal 4-2...

MUNICH: Germany benefitted from two first-half own goals as they came from behind to beat defending champions Portugal 4-2 in their Group F match on Saturday, getting their European Championship last 16 qualification hopes back on track....

 2021-06-19 22:45 

Bangkok Post

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil surpasses half million covid deaths...

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil on Saturday became the second country after the United States to surpass 500,000 Covid-19 deaths as the South American giant grapples with a third wave of the pandemic....

 2021-06-19 22:22 

Bangkok Post

Rift denied as PPRP revamps senior line-up...

Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) leader Prawit Wongsuwon has downplayed a feared rift in the ruling party after an internal shake-up, saying he has everything under control....

 2021-06-19 22:00 

Bangkok Post

Senator breaks ranks on PM vote...

Senator Wanchai Sornsiri on Saturday expressed support for moves to strip the Senate's power to take part in the selection of a prime minister....

 2021-06-19 21:00 

Bangkok Post

PPTV, Channel 3 step in to ensure full live coverage...

Channel 3HD (33) and PPTV HD (36) have joined NBT2HD in showing live Euro 2020 matches, PM's Office Minister Anucha Nakasai said on Saturday....

 2021-06-19 21:00 

Bangkok Post

Tour bodies present big Pattaya plan...

Eight major tourism associations in Pattaya have proposed a plan to reopen Pattaya on Aug 1 to Chon Buri governor to restore travel and the tourism-focused economy....

 2021-06-19 13:30 

Bangkok Post

Pheu Thai charter bill may be shelved...

Two opposition parties have voiced concerns after an adviser to the Parliament president said the charter amendment bill proposed by the Pheu Thai Party may not be put on the meeting agenda....

 2021-06-19 13:30 

Bangkok Post

Hun Sen in quarantine, 20 Covid deaths in Cambodia...

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen went into 14-day quarantine on Saturday, as the country reported a one-day record of 20 deaths from Covid-19....

 2021-06-19 13:10 

Bangkok Post

Pak Nam market closed after 100 positive tests...

SAMUT PRAKAN: The Pak Nam fresh market in Muang district has been closed for 14 days until July 2 after more than 100 Covid-19 infections were discovered there....

 2021-06-19 12:01 

Bangkok Post

Shenzhen airport on heightened virus alert...

The airport in the southern Chinese megacity of Shenzhen cancelled hundreds of flights and tightened entry controls on Saturday after a restaurant employee tested positive for the Delta coronavirus variant....

 2021-06-19 11:46 

Bangkok Post

Covid cases at Hua Hin pineapple plant pass 400...

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Forty-five new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Prachuap Khiri Khan, 34 of them from a cluster at a canned pineapple factory in Hua Hin district, raising the total in the factory past 400....

 2021-06-19 09:09 

Bangkok Post

300kg of ganja seized in Kalasin...

KALASIN: A suspected drug courier has been arrested with 300 kilogrammes of compressed marijuana following a police chase in Na Khun district in the early hours of Saturday....

 2021-06-19 08:51 

Bangkok Post

Britain a test case for Covid endgame...

LONDON: At the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March last year, Boris Johnson stood gravely in front of television cameras and told Britain the harsh reality. "Many more families are going to lose loved ones before their time," he said....

 2021-06-19 07:23 

Bangkok Post

Hong Kong media execs denied bail...

HONG KONG: Two executives from Apple Daily were denied bail on Saturday after authorities deployed the sweeping national security law imposed by Beijing to target the pro-democracy newspaper....

 2021-06-19 07:04 

Bangkok Post

Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine...

SINGAPORE: Offering Sinovac Biotech Covid-19 vaccines to the public in Singapore for the first time since Friday, several private clinics reported overwhelming demand for the Chinese-made shot, despite already available rival vaccines having far higher ef...

 2021-06-19 07:00 

Bangkok Post

Cambodia reports record 20 Covid deaths...

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia reported 20 deaths from Covid-19 on Saturday, a record for a single day, as the country detected its first Delta variant cases and authorities urged people to be vigilant....

 2021-06-19 05:50 

Bangkok Post

145 new Covid-19 cases in Chon Buri...

CHON BURI: Another 145 new coronavirus infections have been reported in Chon Buri, many linked to a cluster at Talad Mai market and a migrant workers' camp....

 2021-06-19 05:35 

Bangkok Post

Saen Saep boat service suspended until Sunday...

The boat service along Khlong Saen Saep canal has been suspended during the weekend as more than 250 staff members will receive their second shots of Covid-19 vaccine....

 2021-06-19 04:00 

Bangkok Post

State agencies pressured to upgrade...

Thailand needs to accelerate digitalisation among its state agencies to facilitate ease of doing business, while workers need better technical skills to improve the country's competitiveness on the global stage, according to the state planning unit ch...

 2021-06-19 03:00 

Bangkok Post

New clinic for trans healthcare...

Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital is trumpeting the work being done at its new Gender Health Clinic (GHC), one of the first to focus specifically on catering to the needs of the transgender community....

 2021-06-19 02:45 

Bangkok Post

Hong Kong pro-democracy media executives appear in court...

HONG KONG: Two executives from Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily appeared in court on Saturday charged with collusion after authorities deployed a sweeping security law to target the newspaper, a scathing critic of Beijing....

 2021-06-19 01:11 

Bangkok Post

E-voucher scheme opens Monday...

The Finance Ministry is planning to open registration for the "Ying Chai Ying Dai" (the more you spend, the more you get) e-voucher cashback scheme on Monday, says Fiscal Policy Office director-general Kulaya Tantitemit....

 2021-06-19 01:00 

Bangkok Post

New conditions set for reopening...

The plan to reopen the country comes with conditions, with a major requirement that only provinces that have vaccinated 70% of their population will be allowed to open completely, according to a Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) meeting....

 2021-06-19 00:57 

Bangkok Post

32 Covid deaths, 3,667 new cases...

Health authorities reported 32 more Covid-19 fatalities on Saturday and another 3,667 new transmissions, bringing the accumulated toll to 1,609 deaths and the number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 214,449....

 2021-06-19 00:45 

Bangkok Post

UN calls for member states to 'prevent the flow of arms' into Myanmar...

UNITED NATIONS: The UN General Assembly on Friday took the rare step of calling on member states to "prevent the flow of arms" into Myanmar, part of a non-binding resolution condemning the military coup in the violence-wracked country....

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