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Repeat Testing for Migrants Ahead of Market Reopening

 

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SAMUT SAKHON, Jan 22 (TNA) – Samut Sakhon has launched a new round of mass Covid-19 testing for migrant workers at the Central Shrimp Market ahead of the planned market reopening next week.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202818-repeat-testing-for-migrants-ahead-of-market-reopening/

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Joint efforts see help provided for Phuket people in financial distress

By The Phuket News

 

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Chinese company One World One Home, through the Phuket Red Cross, held a food-donation campaign at the offices of the Cherng Talay Tambon Administration Organisation (OrBorTor) on Wednesday (Jan 20) where hundreds of bags of rice were handed out to people in need. Photo: Cherng Talay OrBorTor

 

PHUKET: Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew yesterday stepped up to announce more help being provided to help those suffering financial difficulties from the COVID-19 crisis.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202838-joint-efforts-see-help-provided-for-phuket-people-in-financial-distress/

 

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Phuket air quality still good, assures health official

By The Phuket News

 

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A light haze settled over the island today (Jan 22). Photo: The Phuket News

 

PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Public Health (PPHO) Office has maintained that the air quality across the island is “healthy”, despite a light haze covering the island and a government agency under the Pollution Control Department reporting a red ‘Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups’ warning with PM2.5 reading of 149 at Chalong Circle this morning (Jan 22)

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202840-phuket-air-quality-still-good-assures-health-official/

 

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Ratchanok hands world champion a lesson to reach first Super 1000 semi

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Fourth-seeded Ratchanok Intanon produced a masterclass to ease past reigning world champion Pusarla Venkata Sindhu of India 21-13 21-9 and reach her first Super 1000 semi-final at the $1-million Thailand Open II on Friday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202841-ratchanok-hands-world-champion-a-lesson-to-reach-first-super-1000-semi/

 

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SET sinks below 1,500 points after bank sell-offs, drop in foreign inflows

By The Nation

 

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The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index closed at 1,497.88 on Friday, down 15.63 points or 1.03 per cent. Total transactions amounted to Bt96.69 billion with an index high of 1,518.05 and a low of 1,494.45.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202842-set-sinks-below-1500-points-after-bank-sell-offs-drop-in-foreign-inflows/

 

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Thai auto industry bracing for impact of Philippines duties

By The Nation

 

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The Thai automotive industry is bracing for impact after the Philippines imposed temporary import duties on cars and pickup trucks to protect its own automotive sector.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202843-thai-auto-industry-bracing-for-impact-of-philippines-duties/

 

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British PM says new variant may carry higher risk of death

By Andy Bruce and Alistair Smout

 

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leads a coronavirus news conference at 10 Downing Street, London, Britain January 22, 2021. The prime minister announced that the new variant of SARS-CoV-2, which was first discovered in the south of England, appears to be linked with an increase in the mortality rate. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS

 

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday the new English variant of COVID-19 may be associated with a higher level of mortality although he said evidence showed that both vaccines being used in the country are effective against it.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202844-british-pm-says-new-variant-may-carry-higher-risk-of-death/

 

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Hatton takes five-shot lead in Abu Dhabi as fading light stops play

 

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FILE PHOTO: Golf - The Masters - Augusta National Golf Club - Augusta, Georgia, U.S. - November 12, 2020 England's Tyrrell Hatton hits his tee shot on the 7th hole during the first round REUTERS/Mike Segar

 

(Reuters) - England's Tyrrell Hatton put on a show in the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, going 12-under overall after 13 holes to take a five-shot lead before fading light stopped play on Friday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202846-hatton-takes-five-shot-lead-in-abu-dhabi-as-fading-light-stops-play/

 

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China says 10 workers trapped in gold mine are searching for others

By Emily Chow

 

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Rescuers work at the Hushan gold mine where workers were trapped underground after the Jauary 10 explosion, in Qixia, Shandong province, China January 22, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

 

QIXIA, China (Reuters) - The 10 known survivors trapped since a deadly Jan. 10 gold mine explosion in northern China have been using laser pointers and loudspeakers to try to find their missing colleagues, state media reported on Friday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202848-china-says-10-workers-trapped-in-gold-mine-are-searching-for-others/

 

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Lengthy jail terms given to men involved in Vietnamese truck deaths

 

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Locals and relatives of Anna Bui Thi Nhung, one of the 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a truck near London on October, prepare bury her coffin during her funeral at a cemetery in Nghe An province, Vietnam December 1, 2019. REUTERS/Kham/Files

 

LONDON (Reuters) - Four men were given long jail sentences on Friday for the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese men, women and children who suffocated to death in a stifling, airtight shipping container in October 2019 as they were being smuggled into Britain.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202849-lengthy-jail-terms-given-to-men-involved-in-vietnamese-truck-deaths/

 

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World Athletics chief Coe confident Tokyo will go ahead

By Mitch Phillips and and Tim Hart

 

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LONDON (Reuters) - World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said there is a "cast-iron determination" to deliver the Tokyo Olympics, with COVID-19 vaccines and ability of athletes to train meaning the situation is better than when the Games were postponed last year.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202850-world-athletics-chief-coe-confident-tokyo-will-go-ahead/

 

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Toothless Wolves edge Chorley thanks to Vitinha stunner

 

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Soccer Football - FA Cup - Fourth Round - Chorley v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Victory Park, Chorley, Britain - January 22, 2021 Wolverhampton Wanderers' Joao Moutinho in action with Chorley's Connor Hall Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

 

CHORLEY, England (Reuters) - A stunning long-range goal by Vitinha proved the difference as Wolverhampton Wanderers endured an uncomfortable night to edge out sixth-tier Chorley 1-0 in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202851-toothless-wolves-edge-chorley-thanks-to-vitinha-stunner/

 

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‘Mother dolphin’ taken into care, ‘son dolphin’ now missing

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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The ‘mother dolphin’ was brought ashore and taken to the Phuket Marine Biological Centre (PMBC) at Cape Panwa. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: Marine life experts took one of the dolphins found stranded on mud in Pha Khlok yesterday into care today (Jan 22), while the search continued for the smaller male dolphin believed to be the dolphin’s offspring.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1202856-‘mother-dolphin’-taken-into-care-‘son-dolphin’-now-missing/

 

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