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PM orders autopsy after witness in Vorayuth hit-and-run case killed in 'accident'

By The Nation

 

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Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, has ordered an autopsy after Jaruchat Madthong, a key witness in the high-profile hit-and-run case allegedly involving Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, was killed in a motorcycle accident, Deputy Government Spokeswoman Traisuree Taisaranakul said on Sunday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175839-pm-prayut-orders-body-of-key-witness-in-“boss”-to-be-kept-for-further-examination/?do=findComment&comment=15676685

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Five Thais test positive for Covid-19 in state quarantine

By The Nation

 

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There were five new Covid-19 cases in state quarantine over a 24-hour period, the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced on Sunday (August 2).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175835-five-thais-test-positive-for-covid-19-in-state-quarantine/

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Rayong seeks Bt2.3 billion for wastewater treatment projects to cope with EEC

By The Nation

 

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The Rayong Provincial Administration Organisation has requested a budget from the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Policy Committee to enhance wastewater treatment in Pluak Daeng district and the province's pollution control area.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175876-rayong-seeks-bt23-billion-for-wastewater-treatment-projects-to-cope-with-eec/

 

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Foreign chambers pin faith in post-reshuffle team to revive economy

By THE NATION

 

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The foreign chambers of commerce in Thailand are hoping that the government’s new economic team will come up with measures to stimulate the economy after the Covid-19 situation improves.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175877-foreign-chambers-pin-faith-in-post-reshuffle-team-to-revive-economy/

 

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PM orders help to be sent to flood-hit areas in Thailand’s Loei province

 

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered relief and rescue units to the northeastern province of Loei, to help flood victims and evacuate those in hard-hit areas, as tropical storm Sinlakul, which made landfall in Vietnam this morning, lashes many parts of Thailand with heavy rain.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175879-pm-prayut-orders-help-to-be-sent-to-flood-hit-areas-in-thailand’s-loei-province/

 

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Thai army suspends U.S. training plans after soldiers contract COVID-19

 

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FILE PHOTO: Thai soldiers attend a morning training at military barracks in Prachin Buri outside Bangkok, Thailand, July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand has suspended plans for its army to undertake joint training with the U.S. military after nine Thai soldiers tested positive for coronavirus upon returning from Hawaii, the defence ministry said on Sunday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175880-thai-army-suspends-us-training-plans-after-soldiers-contract-covid-19/

 

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UPDATE:

 

Thai PM orders deeper look into death of witness in Red Bull hit-and-run case

 

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FILE PHOTO: Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attends the 2019 National Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day at a Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand, June 5, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's prime minister has ordered a second autopsy be conducted after the death of a key witness in a deadly hit-and-run case linked to the heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune, amid public anger that the charges were dropped.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175839-pm-prayut-orders-body-of-key-witness-in-“boss”-to-be-kept-for-further-examination/?do=findComment&comment=15677470

 

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Antwerp beat Club Brugge to win Belgian Cup

 

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Soccer Football - Belgian Cup Final - Club Brugge v Royal Antwerp - King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium - August 1, 2020 Royal Antwerp players celebrate with the trophy after winning the Belgian Cup Bart Vandenbroucke/Pool via REUTERS

 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Antwerp denied Club Brugge the double as they won the Belgian Cup final 1-0 on Saturday in the first football in the country since the COVID-19 lockdown began in March.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175882-antwerp-beat-club-brugge-to-win-belgian-cup/

 

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Ten-man Porto stun Benfica to clinch domestic double

 

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Soccer Football - Taca de Portugal Final - Benfica v FC Porto - Estadio Cidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal - August 1, 2020 Porto's Danilo Pereira, Iker Casillas and teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning the Taca de Portugal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

 

COIMBRA, Portugal (Reuters) - Portuguese champions Porto completed the domestic double in style on Saturday as a pair of second-half headers by defender Chancel Mbemba gave them a 2-1 win over Benfica in the Cup final despite having a man sent off.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175883-ten-man-porto-stun-benfica-to-clinch-domestic-double/

 

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Ajax Amsterdam must change style after Ziyech moves to Chelsea - ten Hag

 

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League - Group H - Lille v Ajax Amsterdam - Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France - November 27, 2019 Ajax coach Erik ten Hag REUTERS/Yves Herman

 

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Ajax Amsterdam will have to change their playing style after the sale of Hakim Ziyech to Chelsea and the possibility of up to six others leaving before the new season in the Netherlands starts, coach Erik ten Hag said as they began pre-season training.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175884-ajax-amsterdam-must-change-style-after-ziyech-moves-to-chelsea-ten-hag/

 

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Golf - Lewis rockets up Memphis leaderboard

 

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Aug 2, 2020; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Tom Lewis follows his shot from the 13th tee during the final round of the WGC - FedEx St. Jude Invitational golf tournament at TPC Southwind. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

 

(Reuters) - An electrifying performance from Tom Lewis helped the Englishman to surge up the leaderboard in early play on Sunday at the WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175885-golf -lewis-rockets-up-memphis-leaderboard/

 

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Golf - Horsfield wins English Open for first European Tour title

 

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FILE PHOTO: Golf - French Open - Le Golf National, Guyancourt, France - June 29, 2018 England's Sam Horsfield in action during the second round REUTERS/Charles Platiau

 

(Reuters) - Sam Horsfield sealed his maiden European Tour crown on home soil on Sunday, winning the English Open in Birmingham after a final round of 68 to finish ahead of Belgian Thomas Detry.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1175886-golf-horsfield-wins-english-open-for-first-european-tour-title/

 

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