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Police chief to get full report on Vorayuth case

By The Nation

 

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Police will submit the full case report to the police commissioner on August 11 about the sudden change in the speed calculation of the car in Vorayuth Yoovidhya’s alleged hit-and-run case.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176925-police-chief-to-get-full-report-on-vorayuth-case/

 

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Thailand listed in US travel advisory as one of seven COVID-19 low risk locations

 

 

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Thailand is among only seven countries and territories categorized in the latest US travel advisory as being at low-risk for COVID-19 infection.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176930-thailand-listed-in-us-travel-advisory-as-one-of-seven-covid-19-low-risk-locations/

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Govt pushes greater investment, skill development in automation and robot tech

By THE NATION

 

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The Thai-German Institute has been tasked by the Ministry of Industry with promoting investment in automation and robotics technology in the industrial sector as well as developing manpower that is skilled in the production and maintenance of industrial automation systems and robots.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176978-govt-pushes-greater-investment-skill-development-in-automation-and-robot-tech/

 

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Plan to develop train transport to reduce energy bill and greenhouse gas

By The Nation

 

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The six mass rapid-transit lines will be developed to reduce energy and greenhouse gas emissions, while a survey found 59 per cent of city commuters don’t use the electric train due to lack of good feeder service.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176979-plan-to-develop-train-transport-to-reduce-energy-bill-and-greenhouse-gas/

 

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Schools tentatively set to reopen as normal on August 13th

 

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Students have their temperatures checked and receive hand sanitiser to disinfect their hands as they arrive at the Makkasan Phitthaya government secondary school in Bangkok on July 1, 2020, as schools reopened after being temporarily closed due to the threat of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. – Children across Thailand, some of whom have been kept at home under self-quarantine by their parents due to coronavirus fears, have now returned to their classrooms as all schools reopen in the country, though authorities recommended that class sizes be restricted to 20-25 students while doorknobs, desks and other areas at risk of spreading infection be sanitised frequently throughout the day. (Photo by Romeo GACAD / AFP)

 

A panel of the CCSA has agreed to allow schools to reopen as normal, tentatively on August 13th, without the need for social distancing, but students will be required to keep a daily record of where they go after school.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176980-schools-tentatively-set-to-reopen-as-normal-on-august-13th/

 

 

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Cliff fisherman rescued and brought back to life at Nai Harn

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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The Nai Harn lifeguard team help resuscitate the man at Ao Sane beach today (Aug 9). Photo: Phuket Surf Lifesaving at Naiharn beach

 

PHUKET: A Thai man who was swept into the sea by a wave this morning (Aug 9) whilst fishing on the rocks at Krathing Cape has been rescued and saved by lifeguards.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176981-cliff-fisherman-rescued-and-brought-back-to-life-at-nai-harn/

 

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Another turtle nest found at Khao Lampi - Hat Thai Mueang National Park

By The Phuket News

 

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Officers measure one of the eggs. Photo: National Park

 

PHUKET: Officers at the Khao Lampi - Hat Thai Mueang National Park have reported finding another nest of leatherback turtle eggs, the fourth such nest found in the area in recent weeks.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176982-another-turtle-nest-found-at-khao-lampi-hat-thai-mueang-national-park/

 

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TAT deputy governor dashes hopes of 2020 reopening for Thailand’s international borders

By Marissa Carruthers

 

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Thailand’s tourism players eye inbound tourism plan, in lieu of travel bubbles, to prop up tourism; tourists wearing face masks while visiting Wat Ratchabophit in Bangkok, Thailand pictured 

 

Thailand is unlikely to reopen its borders to international leisure visitors this year, predicted a deputy governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176983-tat-deputy-governor-dashes-hopes-of-2020-reopening-for-thailand’s-international-borders/

 

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FamilyMart looks to halt Asia losing streak after Thailand retreat

Japanese convenience store operator counts on trading house Itochu for comeback

SHIHO MIYAJIMA, KENTA ANDO and MARIMI KISHIMOTO, Nikkei staff writers

 

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FamilyMart has decided to withdraw from directly managing convenience stores in Thailand. (Photo by Marimi Kishimoto)

 

TOKYO/BANGKOK -- For convenience store operator FamilyMart, the sign of trouble in Thailand may be traced back to its fraught rollout of Japanese oden stew pots to unfamiliar customers. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176984-familymart-looks-to-halt-asia-losing-streak-after-thailand-retreat/

 

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Golf: Home favourite Sullivan cruises to victory at English Championship

 

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FILE PHOTO: Golf - Irish Open - Lahinch Golf Club, Lahinch, Ireland - July 6, 2019 England's Andy Sullivan in action during the third round Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra/File Photo

 

(Reuters) - Andy Sullivan held off a spirited challenge from Spain's Adrian Otaegui to lift his fourth European Tour title at the English Championship on Sunday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176985-golf-home-favourite-sullivan-cruises-to-victory-at-english-championship/

 

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Brawny DeChambeau shows silky skills with 95-foot putt at PGA Championship

 

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Aug 8, 2020; San Francisco, California, USA; Bryson DeChambeau tees off on the 13th hole during the third round of the 2020 PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

 

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A bulked-up Bryson DeChambeau's big hitting has been the talk of the golf world since the sport returned from its COVID-19 break, but the American showed at the PGA Championship on Saturday that he also had plenty of finesse by sinking a 95-foot putt.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176986-brawny-dechambeau-shows-silky-skills-with-95-foot-putt-at-pga-championship/

 

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Willian confirms Chelsea exit after seven years

 

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Chelsea v Norwich City - Stamford Bridge, London, Britain - July 14, 2020 Chelsea's Willian, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Adam Davy .

 

LONDON (Reuters) - Brazilian midfielder Willian has confirmed he will leave Chelsea after seven 'wonderful' years at Stamford Bridge.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176987-willian-confirms-chelsea-exit-after-seven-years/

 

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Gomes completes Lille move after leaving Man United

 

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League - Manchester United Training - Parc des Princes, Paris, France - March 5, 2019 Manchester United's Angel Gomes during training Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

 

(Reuters) - English youngster Angel Gomes has completed a move to Lille on a five-year contract following his departure from Manchester United, the French Ligue 1 club announced on Sunday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176988-gomes-completes-lille-move-after-leaving-man-united/

 

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Champions Flamengo begin 2020 campaign with home loss

 

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Soccer Football - Brasileiro Championship - Flamengo v Atletico Mineiro - Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - August 9, 2020 Flamengo's Giorgian De Arrascaeta in action with Atletico Mineiro's Guga, following the resumption of play behind closed doors after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

 

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Spanish coach Domenec Torrent got off to a losing start when his new club Flamengo were beaten 1-0 by Atletico Mineiro in the Brazilian league on Sunday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1176989-champions-flamengo-begin-2020-campaign-with-home-loss/

 

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