Thai hospital raided after Covid patients 'have drug-fuelled orgies'

Coronavirus patients have been accused of taking illegal drugs, having orgies and getting into fights at a Thai hospital. Officers raided the hospital in Samut Prakan, southwest of Bangkok, following complaints from staff. They found 23 cartons of cigarettes and some E-cigarettes, which are illegal in Thailand, but they did not find any drugs. Nevertheless, doctors and nurses suspect some

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Winning starts for Tai, Marin

BANGKOK • World No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying came from behind to beat Indian star P. V. Sindhu in three games as badminton’s World Tour Finals began in Bangkok yesterday. The 26-year-old Taiwanese lost the first game 19-21 against the Rio Olympics silver medallist before regrouping to win 21-12, 21-17 in 59 minutes. “It was a good match, there were no

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Protestors take to Bangkok streets after Prime Minister didn't resign

Thousands of protestors take to the streets in Bangkok after Thai Prime Minister ignored deadline to resign The rally attended by several thousand took place at Rajprasong intersetion, Bankgkok, Thailand, on Sunday   They say constitution, written and enacted under military rule, is undemocratic and want to reform monarchy Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha called a Parliamentary session to  diffuse weeks of

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Thousands rally in Thailand’s capital, call for democratic reform

Thousands of demonstrators defied police warnings and occupied a historic field in Thailand’s capital on Saturday to support the demands of a student-led protest movement for new elections and reform of the monarchy. Organizers predicted that as many as 50,000 people would take part in the two-day protest in an area of Bangkok historically associated with political protests. A march

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‘We want to get rid of them’: Thailand protesters plan biggest anti-government rally yet

Protesters rallied in Bangkok on Saturday for what organisers hope will be the biggest demonstration in years to demand the removal of former junta leader and now military-backed Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a new constitution and elections. Some Thai protest leaders have also demanded reforms to curb the power of King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s monarchy and have vowed to keep up

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