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Carmakers face electric reality as combustion engine outlook dims

By Laurence Frost and Edward Taylor

 

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European car bosses gathering for the Frankfurt auto show are beginning to address the realities of mass vehicle electrification, and its consequences for jobs and profit, their minds focused by government pledges to outlaw the combustion engine.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001806-carmakers-face-electric-reality-as-combustion-engine-outlook-dims/

 

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U.N. says 370,000 flee Myanmar, exodus continuing

 

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GENEVA (Reuters) - Violence in Myanmar has prompted 370,000 people belonging to the Muslim Rohingya minority to flee to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, up from a previous estimate of 313,000, the U.N. International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001807-un-says-370000-flee-myanmar-exodus-continuing/

 

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Macau's unused billions: booming casino taxes sit in government coffers

By Farah Master

 

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MACAU (Reuters) - Over the past five years, Macau has raked in $70 billion in taxes from the casinos that have made the territory the largest gambling center in the world.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001808-macaus-unused-billions-booming-casino-taxes-sit-in-government-coffers/

 

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Interpol publishes Red Notice for arrest of Red Bull heir

 

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The Interpol has published a Red Notice for the arrest of Red Bull scion Vorayuth Yoovidhya, a suspect in a hit-and-run case, at the request of the Royal Thai Police’s Foreign Affairs Division.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001775-latest-int’l-sighting-of-fugitive-red-bull-heir-is-on-interpol-wanted-notice…finally/?tab=comments#comment-12264097

 

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Bewildering Wild Mushrooms are Available in the Markets

by CityNews

 

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CityNews – Bewildering wild mushrooms and bamboo shoots continue to be sold in the local markets due to the recent continuous rains, increasing daily income for local vendors up to a thousand baht.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001828-bewildering-wild-mushrooms-are-available-in-the-markets/

 

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Army medical team gives free artificial limbs to disabled in deep South

By The Nation

 

A 13-member team from the Royal Thai Army Medical Department's Phramongkutklao Hospital is preparing to provide free artificial limbs to 100 disabled persons and has repaired another 99 artificial limbs in the deep South, as a merit for HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001832-army-medical-team-gives-free-artificial-limbs-to-disabled-in-deep-south/

 

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Good Samaritan returns lost wallet containing Bt31,000

By The Nation

 

A farmer and scavenger in Maha Sarakham's Muang district has returned a wallet containing Bt31,000 to a PhD student who lost it on a night out with friends and who needs the money to pay his tuition. 

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001833-good-samaritan-returns-lost-wallet-containing-bt31000/

 

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Student activists put Abhisit on the spot over 2010 crackdown

By The Nation 

 

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Former PM and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva was confronted on Tuesday by student activists questioning him about the deadly crackdown in 2010, as he was giving a lecture at Thammasat University.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001834-student-activists-put-abhisit-on-the-spot-over-2010-crackdown/

 

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Seven tour companies hit in Tourist Police Bureau crackdown

By Khanathit Srihirandej 
The Nation

 

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The newly-appointed deputy chief of the Tourist Police Bureau (TPB), Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpan, has led a crackdown on seven tour companies that allegedly used unlicensed tour guides and red licence plate vehicles on their commercial services.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001837-seven-tour-companies-hit-in-tourist-police-bureau-crackdown/

 

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Apple set to unveil anniversary iPhone in major product launch

BY REUTERS

 

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CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – A decade after then-CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, Apple Inc on Tuesday is set to introduce a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone along with two other new phones, as well as a big upgrade to the Apple Watch and a higher-definition Apple TV.

 

Full Story: http://tech.thaivisa.com/apple-set-unveil-anniversary-iphone-major-product-launch/24214/

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Dell ramps up sales push with new products

BY THE NATION

 

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DELL CORPORATION (Thailand) yesterday announced a plan to further expand its sales channel network coverage nationwide, boost online sales growth, and tap more provincial markets as part of its consumer business group’s growth strategy in the second half of this year.

 

Full Story: http://tech.thaivisa.com/dell-ramps-sales-push-new-products/24217/

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PM urged to stop Temple of Dawn renovation

By Chakkawan Salethu 
The Nation

 

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A petition has been presented to Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha urging him to halt the renovation of the stupa of the Temple of Dawn, also known as Phra Prang Wat Arun.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1001841-pm-urged-to-stop-temple-of-dawn-renovation/

 

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