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    NGO helps epileptic boy realize racing dream in Zhejiang

    By Shi Xiaofeng in Shaoxing and Wang Keju in Beijing | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-12-11 18:49 An NGO helped an epileptic boy from eastern China realize his dream to ride a race car on an international circuit on Monday. Yang Tao, 14, from Nantong, Jiangsu province, has had convulsions almost every four days since he…

    Young Elephants aim to surprise Vietnam in final

    Daunting task: Thailand head coach Mano Polking. Thai men's team coach Mano Polking said yesterday the Young Elephants will enter Sunday's SEA Games football final as the "underdogs" against "a better prepared" Vietnam side.Polking told a pre-match news conference that he was expecting a tough game against the hosts and defending champions who would be…

    No quarantine for Covid high-risk people

    No quarantine for Covid high-risk people published : 20 May 2022 at 13:25 A medical worker takes a nasal swab during an antigen rapid test. (Photo: Nutthawat Wicheanbut) The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Friday lifted the five-day quarantine requirement for people in close contact with Covid-19 cases.CCSA spokesman Taweesilp Visanuyothin said high-risk contact…

    Record-breaking Puripol, 16, wins SEA Games sprint double

    published : 18 May 2022 at 21:02 Thailand's Puripol Boonson celebrates winning gold in the men's 100m final at the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on May 18, 2022. (AFP photo) Thai teenager Puripol Boonson destroyed the opposition to win the men's 100m in 10.44secs at the…

    Cabinet approves B3.18tn draft budget bill

    Cabinet approves B3.18tn draft budget bill published : 17 May 2022 at 21:28 Heavy traffic builds up on Phra Pinklao Bridge, Bangkok, on Tuesday. (Photo: Somchai Poomlard) The cabinet on Tuesday approved a 3.185-trillion-baht draft budget bill for the 2023 fiscal year starting in October, a government spokesperson said.The budget, which projects spending 2.74% higher…

    EEC Office banking on Japanese investors

    EEC Office banking on Japanese investors Focus to be on high tech and BCG model EEC Automation Park at Burapha University in Chon Buri opened last October. The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Office is keen to draw Japanese investment in electric vehicles, smart electronics, semiconductors, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, digital, smart farms, the bio-, circular…

    Spain debates ‘period leave’ for women

    Spain debates ‘period leave’ for women Some fear plan could backfire by prompting firms to hire more men published : 14 May 2022 at 13:21 Office workers gather around a fountain during lunchtime in the AZCA financial district of Madrid. (Reuters Photo) MADRID: Spain’s plan to become the first European country to allow women to…

    Pencak silat athletes allowed to use designer ‘Thailand’ logo

    published : 13 May 2022 at 16:15 The designer “Thailand” lettering seen on the uniform of Thai pencak silat athletes on Wednesday. (Photo: Screen capture from Thai PBS via Buk Bador Facebook account) Thai Pencak silat competitors have been given permission to continue wearing a previously copyrighted “Thailand” logo at the SEA Games, after settling…

    Holidaymakers flock to Pattaya’s Koh Lan

    Holidaymakers flock to Pattaya’s Koh Lan published : 13 May 2022 at 15:33 Holidaymakers arrive at a pier on Koh Lan, just 8 kilometres offshore from Pattaya, on the first day of the four-day weekend. (Photo: Chaiyot Pupattanapong) CHON BURI: Holidaymakers flocked to Koh Lan, offshore from Pattaya beach, on Friday – the first day…

    Astronomers reveal first image of black hole at Milky Way’s centre

    published : 12 May 2022 at 20:34 A view of the active galaxy Messier 77, and in the right panel, a blow-up view of the very inner region of this galaxy, its active galactic nucleus. For the first time, astronomers have a detailed image of an active galactic nucleus, the structure of dust and gas…

    US Democrats throw down gauntlet with symbolic abortion vote

    published : 11 May 2022 at 20:45 The US Supreme Court is seen through a banner reading ‘Safe Abortion’ in Washington on May 10, 2022. WASHINGTON: Democrats in the US Senate were due to lead a vote Wednesday to codify the right to abortion into federal law in a bid to pin down Republicans on…

    Sri Lanka’s economy on brink of collapse as troops quell unrest

    Sri Lankan police have been ordered to go on the offensive and use live ammunition to stop rioting, a top official told AFP. COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s economy will “collapse” unless a new government is urgently appointed, the central bank chief warned Wednesday, as security forces fanned out on the streets to restore order after spasms…

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