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Tue, 11 May 2021 15:20:00 +0700
9 Myanmar migrants caught in Surat Thani
SURAT THANI: Nine Myanmar nationals, including a child, were arrested at a resort in Phun Phin district on Monday night, according to a police report submitted to governor Wichawut Jinto.

Tue, 11 May 2021 15:09:00 +0700
Vietnam seeks mRNA tech transfer amid Covid vaccine supply issues
HANOI: Vietnam is seeking the transfer of mRNA technology to domestically manufacture Covid-19 vaccines, state media reported on Tuesday, as officials warned of supply issues until the end of the year.

Tue, 11 May 2021 15:06:00 +0700
PM wants disease controls eased in red zones
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday he wants businesses in Covid-19 red zones to reopen as soon as possible and has ordered provincial governors to give daily consideration to easing disease control restrictions.

Tue, 11 May 2021 13:49:00 +0700
SE Asian economies languish as virus challenges persist
The Philippine and Malaysian economies continued contracting in the first three months of the year, adding to signs that some of Southeast Asia’s biggest nations are struggling amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases.

Tue, 11 May 2021 13:45:00 +0700
Growing movement for 'fair share' climate commitments
PARIS: When US President Joe Biden pledged last month to cut his country's carbon emissions in half by 2030, Japan and Canada quickly followed suit. But many green groups and scientists say that this is still not good enough.

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Tue, 11 May 2021 10:17:00 +0700
Govt seeking 'humanitarian' solution for detained Myanmar journalists
Three reporters and two activists from Myanmar have been arrested in Chiang Mai for illegal entry and face possible deportation, the reporters' news organisation and local police said on Tuesday.

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:52:00 +0700
31 Covid deaths, 1,919 new cases
The government reported another 31 Covid-19 fatalities on Tuesday, for an accumulated toll of 452, and 1,919 new infections raise the total caseload since the start of the pandemic to 86,924.

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:31:00 +0700
Value of BoI tax perk submissions   jumps 80%
The value of investment projects submitted under the Board of Investment (BoI) tax incentive programmes skyrocketed by 80% year-on-year to 123.36 billion baht in the first quarter, driven mainly by the pandemic and subsequent measures to curb the spr...

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:00:00 +0700
Sinovac jabs safe for over 60s: study
Senior citizens have no need to worry about getting inoculated with Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine, as a study carried out in China has confirmed its suitability for use in adults over the age 60, said Sophon Mekhton, assistant to the Public Health Minis...

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:00:00 +0700
More surveillance to curb illegal crossings
National police chief Pol Gen Suwat Jangyodsuk has ordered all police units to ramp up surveillance in order to prevent the entry of illegal migrants, as the country continues to struggle to combat its third wave of Covid-19 infections.