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Plea to find missing Brit last seen in Phuket

By The Phuket News

 

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Peter Murray’s last known location was The Metropole Hotel in Phuket Town on July 27. Photo: Courtesy of Shannon Murray

 

PHUKET:-- A niece in England has made a plea to find her missing uncle, Peter Murray, 60, who was last reported to be in Phuket.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176707-plea-to-find-missing-brit-last-seen-in-phuket/

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Thai e-commerce goes global as CP’s Ascend acquires Chinese auction site

By The Nation

 

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Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) has announced its subsidiary Ascend Commerce is paying Bt558 million to acquire Chilindo, a foreign e-commerce business headquartered in Hong Kong

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176732-thai-e-commerce-goes-global-as-cp’s-ascend-acquires-chinese-auction-site/

 

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SET dips again due to lack of new upbeat factors

By The Nation

 

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The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index fell for a second day today (August 7) closing at 1,324.40, down 8.82 points or 0.66 per cent. Total transactions stood at Bt44.367 billion with an index high of 1,333.21 and a low of 1,321.16.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176734-set-dips-again-due-to-lack-of-new-upbeat-factors/

 

 

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Trump to try going it alone on coronavirus aid after talks with Congress break down

By Richard Cowan

 

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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) depart together after a news conference about their coronavirus relief negotiations with the Trump administration on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House officials trying to broker a deal on new coronavirus legislation will advise President Donald Trump to act on his own to deliver relief to Americans suffering from the pandemic, after talks with top Democrats in Congress broke down on Friday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176736-trump-to-try-going-it-alone-on-coronavirus-aid-after-talks-with-congress-break-down/

 

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City eliminate Real from Champions League after Varane nightmare

By Simon Evans

 

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Soccer Football - Champions League - Round of 16 Second Leg - Manchester City v Real Madrid - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - August 7, 2020 Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne in action with Real Madrid's Lucas Vazquez, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Oli Scarff

 

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester City marched into the Champions League quarter-finals by beating visitors Real Madrid 2-1 for a 4-2 aggregate triumph on Friday, with scorers Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus taking advantage of two dreadful errors by Raphael Varane.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176737-city-eliminate-real-from-champions-league-after-varane-nightmare/

 

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Thai govt must protect right to peaceful protest, says global watchdog

By The Nation

 

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Thai authorities are using the police force to suppress peaceful demonstrators in “what appears to be a new crackdown on freedom of expression”, said Amnesty International today (August 7).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176738-thai-govt-must-protect-right-to-peaceful-protest-says-global-watchdog/

 

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THAI commits to U-Tapao MRO project with Navy

By THE NATION

 

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Thai Airways International (THAI) has reassured the Royal Thai Navy that it remains committed to their joint maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) project at U-Tapao Airport despite changes to the airline’s circumstances.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176739-thai-commits-to-u-tapao-mro-project-with-navy/

 

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Job scene changes in post-Covid era

By The Nation

 

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The Government Public Relations Department on Friday (August 7) revealed the top 10 skills needed the most in the labour market during the post-Covid era based on data collected from three employment websites, namely JobsDM, JobBKK, and JobThai.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176741-job-scene-changes-in-post-covid-era/

 

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Hordes cash in as gold price rockets past Bt30,000

By The Nation

 

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Photos of people flocking to sell their gold at shops in Bangkok's Yaowarat went viral on social media on Friday after the price of the precious metal skyrocketed past Bt30,000 per baht weight.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176742-hordes-cash-in-as-gold-price-rockets-past-bt30000/

 

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Consumers remain sunk in worry over Covid-19, politics

By The Nation

 

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Pro-democracy activists launch a petition for 50,000 signatures needed for a motion to rewrite the Constitution at Thammasat University on Friday (August 7). Meanwhile consumers are worried about emerging political instability and the persisting impact of Covid-19.

 

Consumer confidence rose for a third consecutive month in July, but the index remains at a record low.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176743-consumers-remain-sunk-in-worry-over-covid-19-politics/

 

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Kiatnakin Bank shifts loan strategy as virus takes business toll

By The Nation

 

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Kiatnakin Bank (KKP) is cutting the number of unsecured loans it grants so as to reduce risks from the economic slowdown amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176745-kiatnakin-bank-shifts-loan-strategy-as-virus-takes-business-toll/

 

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Air India repatriation flight crash-lands, at least 17 killed

By Favas Jalla

 

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Rescue workers look for survivors after a passenger plane crashed when it overshot the runway at the Calicut International Airport in Karipur, in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

 

KOZHIKODE, India (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Air India Express passenger plane repatriating Indians stranded by the COVID-19 pandemic overshot the runway in heavy rain near the southern city of Kozhikode on Friday, officials said.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176746-air-india-repatriation-flight-crash-lands-at-least-17-killed/

 

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U.S. counterspy chief warns Russia, China, Iran trying to meddle in 2020 election

By Mark Hosenball

 

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FILE PHOTO: Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center William Evanina speaks during the Reuters Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, U.S., October 31, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. counterintelligence official on Friday warned that Russia, China and Iran will all try to interfere in the 2020 presidential election, with Russia already trying to undercut presumptive Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176747-us-counterspy-chief-warns-russia-china-iran-trying-to-meddle-in-2020-election/

 

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