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Tourism and Sports Min to boost sports industry

BANGKOK - The Ministry of Tourism and Sports has organized a 4.0 sports event to encourage people to exercise while planning to implement its...

Thailand-Malaysia collaboration against bird flu tightened

BANGKOK - Thailand and Malaysia have strengthened their cooperation in fighting potential outbreaks of bird flu along the border between the two countries. More than...

Hawaii allows first lab to begin testing medical marijuana

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii approved its first laboratory to begin testing samples of medical marijuana 17 years after use of the drug was legalized...

Public health offices prepare for medical emergencies during flooding

BANGKOK - The Ministry of Public Health has instructed its provincial offices and hospitals nationwide to prepare for possible flooding, as a tropical storm...

Senator John McCain has brain tumor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee with a well-known maverick streak that often vexes his GOP colleagues, has...

Red Cross provides anti-HIV drugs for free

BANGKOK - The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center is providing anti-HIV drugs or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for free at the Thai Red Cross...

UK court sets new hearing in case of terminally ill baby

LONDON (AP) — A British court on Monday gave the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard a chance to present fresh evidence that their terminally...

Prime Minister concerned on Thais’ high alcohol consumption

BANGKOK – The Prime Minister is concerned about the high consumption of alcohol among the Thai people, urging the public to use the Buddhist...

Blood donation activity to be organized at schools every 3 months

CHIANG MAI - The National Blood Service Center, the Thai Red Cross Society, the Chiang Mai Red Cross Society along with Charoen Pokphand Group...

Canada expands safe injection sites as overdose deaths rise

MONTREAL (AP) — Canada is attacking its expanding opioid crisis with an unusual measure: It's giving addicts a safe place to shoot up. The government...

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Pattaya focuses on HIV prevention for Valentine’s event

Pattaya will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a parade and public-relations campaign focused on preventing HIV infections. Deputy Mayor Vichien Pongpanit chaired a Jan. 4 meeting...

Thailand, Myanmar build 17-kilometer fire barrier

Chiang Rai - Thai and Myanmar authorities on Saturday built a 17-kilometer long barrier in the northern province of Chiang Rai as a precautionary...

PM accepts invitation to attend forthcoming ASEAN-India Summit

Bangkok – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha will take part in the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in India on January 25-26. The summit celebrates...

1st mangrove forest in city opened in Rayong

Rayong - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has opened a mangrove forest in Rayong province--the first mangrove forest of the ministry’s “Forest...
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Govt steps up piracy fight in Thailand

Bangkok - The government has vowed to continue its effort to solve the problem of intellectual properties infringement in Thailand. Government spokesman Lt Gen Sansern...

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