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Phone of key ‘Boss’ case witness destroyed, say police

By The Nation

 

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Police say the phone of a key witness in the hit-and-run case involving Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya was stolen and destroyed after the witness died in a Chiang Mai traffic incident last week.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176515-phone-of-key-‘boss’-case-witness-destroyed-say-police/

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Tourism-reliant Thailand shelves 'travel bubble' plan as Asia virus cases rise

By Chayut Setboonsarng

 

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FILE PHOTO: Boards with information about canceled flights are seen at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International airport amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Thailand, June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File photo

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand has delayed plans for a "travel bubble" agreement with select countries as new daily coronavirus cases rise in parts of Asia, putting pressure on its vital tourism industry and complicating efforts to revive its battered economy.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176448-tourism-reliant thailand shelves-travel-bubble-plan-as-asia-virus-cases-rise/

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Phuket people petition for debt relief for COVID-affected businesses

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew meets the crowd outside Provincial Hall this afternoon (Aug 6). Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET:-- About 100 people gathered at Phuket Provincial Hall this afternoon (aug 6) to file a petition calling for debt relief for businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176518-phuket-people-petition-for-debt-relief-for-covid-affected-businesses/

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Thai chicken industry cuts production as global demand drops

By The Nation

 

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Thai chicken exports rose less than expected in the first half of this year, due to the Covid-19 fallout, the Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association said.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176541-thai-chicken-industry-cuts-production-as-global-demand-drops/

 

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PM predicts economy will shrink less than 10% in 2020

By The Nation

 

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PM Prayut Chan-o-cha (File photo)

 

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has predicted the Thai economy will contract less than 10 per cent this year, thanks to its strong economic fundamentals and effective handling of the Covid-19 outbreak.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176544-pm-prayut-predicts-economy-will-shrink-less-than-10-in-2020/

 

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New Cabinet economics team faces huge challenges: experts

By Wichit Chaitrong
The Nation

 

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From left: Finance Minister Predee Daochai, Labour Minister Suchart Chomklin and Deputy Labour Minister Narumon Pinyosinwat.

 

Newly appointed economic ministers will find it severely difficult to rescue the economy from the Covid-19 fallout, given dwindling financial resources, rising unemployment and the global threat of a second-wave contagion, warn economists.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176545-new-cabinet-economics-team-faces-huge-challenges-experts/

 

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Bale did not wish to play for Real against City, says Zidane

 

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 22, 2019 Real Madrid's Gareth Bale REUTERS/Juan Medina/File Photo

 

MANCHESTER (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has revealed Gareth Bale chose not to travel to his side's Champions League decider against Manchester City because he did not want to play, signalling the latest rift between the club and their joint-record signing.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176546-bale-did-not-wish-to-play-for-real-against-city-says-zidane/

 

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Premier League clubs vote against use of five substitutes next season

 

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Chelsea - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - July 22, 2020 Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi comes on as a substitute to replace Chelsea's Mason Mount, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Paul Ellis

 

(Reuters) - English Premier League clubs voted against continuing to allow the use of five substitutes in each game next season at their annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176547-premier-league-clubs-vote-against-use-of-five-substitutes-next-season/

 

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Sevilla, Leverkusen cruise into Europa League quarter-finals

 

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Soccer Football - Europa League - Round of 16 - AS Roma v Sevilla - MSV-Arena, Duisburg, Germany - August 6, 2020 Sevilla's Sergio Reguilon scores their first goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

 

(Reuters) - Sevilla made light work of AS Roma when first half goals from Sergio Reguilon and Youssef En-Nesyri gave them a 2-0 win over AS Roma and sent them into the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176548-sevilla-leverkusen-cruise-into-europa-league-quarter-finals/

 

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Germany fights virus uptick with mandatory testing for travellers

By Thomas Escritt

 

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German Health Minister Jens Spahn holds a news conference on the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Germany, in Berlin, Germany August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

 

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany announced mandatory tests for travellers returning from high-risk regions after new coronavirus cases breached the 1,000-a-day threshold for the first time since May, fuelling fears of a return to an economically disruptive lockdown.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176551-germany fights-virus-uptick-with-mandatory-testing-for-travellers/

 

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Teens with AK-47 arrested after fleeing onto Trump's Mar-a-Lago

 

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort is seen after local authorities restricted the activities of restaurants, bars, gyms, movie theaters and other similar businesses and asked residents to practice 'social distancing' for precaution due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread, in Palm Beach, Florida U.S., March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

 

(Reuters) - Police in Florida said three teenage boys were arrested after they entered U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort with an AK-47 in a backpack.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176552-teens-with-ak-47-arrested-after-fleeing-onto-trumps-mar-a-lago/

 

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