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Trade-reliant Thailand plans to launch a national shipping company next year to bolster its trade capabilities, reduce transport costs and become a bigger player in global logistics as the Malacca bypass opens.

A 42-year-old drug suspect was found hanged in his cell at Bang Khen prison in Bangkok on Thursday after he was caught with 180 speed pills and a small amount of crystal methamphetamine on Tuesday night.

The Department of Land Transport has begun installing acrylic partitions inside taxis to prevent the spread of droplets during the Covid-19 pandemic under a pilot project to install this device in 3,000 taxis within October.

Domestic car sales tumbled 38.8% in August from a year earlier as stricter coronavirus containment measures hit economic activity, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) said on Thursday.

NONTHABURI: The National Communicable Disease Committee will propose shorter quarantine periods for some groups of visitors, from 14 days to 7-10 days, to stimulate the economy.

HANOI: Vietnam has launched an investigation into allegations that sugar originating from Thailand is being imported via neighbouring countries to avoid anti-dumping taxes, its trade ministry said.

Four traffic police booths in Bangkok were set on fire and another was damaged in the early hours of Thursday. No injuries were reported.

KANCHANABURI: Fourteen illegal Myanmar migrants have been arrested in a border area in Muang district on Thursday morning.

Siam Commercial Bank saw its share price reach a 25-month high after markets opened on Thursday, following its announcement of a major restructuring plan and new venture capital fund with Charoen Pokphand Group.

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The Lam Takhong and Lam Chiang Krai rivers burst their banks, sending a huge volume of water to flood many houses in Nong Sung and Muang districts on Thursday.


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