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  • India Reports Global Record of 314k New Coronavirus Cases
    by Associated Press on April 22, 2021 at 5:20 am

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world’s second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a fragile health care system critically short of hospital beds and oxygen. The post India Reports Global Record of 314k New Coronavirus Cases appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Putin Vows a ‘Quick and Tough’ Russian Response for Its Foes
    by Associated Press on April 22, 2021 at 2:00 am

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sternly warned the West against encroaching further on Russia’s security interests, saying Moscow’s response will be “quick and tough” and make the culprits bitterly sorry for their action. The post Putin Vows a ‘Quick and Tough’ Russian Response for Its Foes appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Guilty Verdicts in Floyd’s Death Bring Joy — and Wariness
    by Associated Press on April 21, 2021 at 4:22 am

    London Williams stood in Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C., moments before the verdict was read in George Floyd’s murder trial Tuesday, wondering how he would cope if the white police officer who killed the Black man was acquitted. The post Guilty Verdicts in Floyd’s Death Bring Joy — and Wariness appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Gov’t Negotiating To Buy Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine
    by Associated Press on April 21, 2021 at 4:16 am

    BANGKOK (AP) — Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, under intense criticism for failing to secure adequate supplies of coronavirus vaccines, said Tuesday his government is negotiating to buy 5 million to 10 million doses from U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer. The post Gov’t Negotiating To Buy Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Japanese Businessmen Brighten Makeup Industry Amid Pandemic
    by Associated Press on April 20, 2021 at 4:36 am

    TOKYO (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has pushed many businesses in Japan to the edge of financial ruin, but Takumi Tezuka, who owns a makeup and hair salon for men in Tokyo, has seen his customer base expand. The post Japanese Businessmen Brighten Makeup Industry Amid Pandemic appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Older Korean-Americans in LA Fearful Amid Anti-Asian Attacks
    by Associated Press on April 20, 2021 at 4:32 am

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yong Sin Kim, an 85-year-old Korean immigrant living in a senior apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles, says he rarely leaves home these days. When he does, he carries a whistle with him; at least he could call for help if he’s attacked. The post Older Korean-Americans in LA Fearful Amid Anti-Asian Attacks appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Myanmar Junta Cracks Down on Celebrations of New Shadow Govt
    by Associated Press on April 20, 2021 at 4:26 am

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Security forces in Myanmar used violence on Monday against demonstrators who sought to celebrate last week’s formation of a shadow government to serve as an alternative to the military junta that has held power since a February coup. The post Myanmar Junta Cracks Down on Celebrations of New Shadow Govt appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Immigration Postpones Visa Decision of Outspoken American Academic
    by Khaosod English on April 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    KHON KAEN — The immigration bureau on Monday deferred the decision to extend the work permit and visa of an American academic who wrote about the country’s draconian lese majeste law. The post Immigration Postpones Visa Decision of Outspoken American Academic appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Half of Us Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot
    by Associated Press on April 19, 2021 at 3:44 am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves. The post Half of Us Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Police: FedEx Shooter Legally Bought Guns Used in Shooting
    by Associated Press on April 19, 2021 at 3:40 am

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally bought the two rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent such purchases, police said. The post Police: FedEx Shooter Legally Bought Guns Used in Shooting appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Queen Sits Alone at Funeral for Prince Philip To Set Example
    by Associated Press on April 17, 2021 at 2:38 pm

    WINDSOR, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is sitting alone in the quire of St. George’s Chapel during the funeral of Prince Philip, the man who had been by her side for 73 years. The post Queen Sits Alone at Funeral for Prince Philip To Set Example appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Actress Helen Mccrory Dies of Cancer at 52
    by Asaree Thaitrakulpanich, Staff Reporter on April 17, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    British actor Helen McCrory, who starred in the television show “Peaky Blinders” and the “Harry Potter” movies, has died, her husband said Friday. She was 52 and had been suffering from cancer. Her husband, fellow actor Damian Lewis, said McCrory died “peacefully at home” after a “heroic battle with cancer.” “She died as she lived. The post Actress Helen Mccrory Dies of Cancer at 52 appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Opinion: Try Not to Mix Politics With the Outbreak
    by Pravit Rojanaphruk, Senior Staff Writer on April 17, 2021 at 4:00 am

    The third COVID-19 outbreak is upon us. As the number of the newly infected rose above 1,000 mark for the four consecutive days on Saturday, it would do well for Thais to try not to mix COVID-19 with politics. The post Opinion: Try Not to Mix Politics With the Outbreak appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Myanmar Coup Foes Tout Minority-Backed Shadow Government
    by Associated Press on April 16, 2021 at 11:30 am

    YANGON (AP) — Opponents of Myanmar’s ruling junta went on the political offensive Friday, declaring they have formed an interim national unity government with members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ousted cabinet and major ethnic minority groups. The post Myanmar Coup Foes Tout Minority-Backed Shadow Government appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • List of Guests Attending the Funeral of Prince Philip
    by Associated Press on April 16, 2021 at 7:26 am

    LONDON (AP) — Here is the full list of guests who will attend the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. The post List of Guests Attending the Funeral of Prince Philip appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • SKorean Steelmaker to End Partnership With Myanmar Military
    by Associated Press on April 16, 2021 at 6:01 am

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean steelmaker on Friday said it plans to end a joint venture with a military-controlled firm in Myanmar following criticism that its business has benefited military leaders who have violently suppressed pro-democracy protests there. The post SKorean Steelmaker to End Partnership With Myanmar Military appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Myanmar Charges Doctors Over Civil Disobedience Protests
    by Associated Press on April 15, 2021 at 5:15 am

    YANGON (AP) — Myanmar’s ruling junta has charged at least 19 medical doctors for participating in civil disobedience protests against the military’s Feb. 1 coup, a state-run newspaper reported Wednesday. The post Myanmar Charges Doctors Over Civil Disobedience Protests appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Bangkok Nightlife Clusters Expose Thailand’s Virus Stumbles
    by Associated Press on April 15, 2021 at 5:00 am

    BANGKOK (AP) — When Thailand’s transport minister was recently diagnosed with COVID-19, it was Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha who got a headache. The post Bangkok Nightlife Clusters Expose Thailand’s Virus Stumbles appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Japan To Start Releasing Fukushima Water Into Sea in 2 Years
    by Associated Press on April 13, 2021 at 5:00 am

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government decided Tuesday to start releasing massive amounts of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean in two years — an option fiercely opposed by local fishermen and residents. The post Japan To Start Releasing Fukushima Water Into Sea in 2 Years appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Muslims Open Ramadan With Social Distanced Prayers, Vaccines
    by Associated Press on April 13, 2021 at 4:00 am

    JAKARTA (AP) — Muslims began marking Ramadan with communal prayers Tuesday in a socially distanced contrast to the empty mosques of a year ago when Islam’s holiest month coincided with the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The post Muslims Open Ramadan With Social Distanced Prayers, Vaccines appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Reports: Myanmar Forces Kill 82 in Single Day in City
    by Associated Press on April 11, 2021 at 6:15 am

    YANGON (AP) — At least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters, according to reports Saturday from independent local media and an organization that keeps track of casualties since the February coup. The post Reports: Myanmar Forces Kill 82 in Single Day in City appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Chinese Officials Say Chinese Vaccines’ Effectiveness Low
    by Associated Press on April 11, 2021 at 6:00 am

    BEIJING (AP) — In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost. The post Chinese Officials Say Chinese Vaccines’ Effectiveness Low appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Opinion: Why Jatuporn Reappearance May No Bode Well for Progressive Change?
    by Pravit Rojanaphruk, Senior Staff Writer on April 10, 2021 at 4:00 am

    The reappearance of an alliance by some former Red and Yellow shirts to push for the ouster of Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-ocha got many people deciphering. The post Opinion: Why Jatuporn Reappearance May No Bode Well for Progressive Change? appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Dies Aged 99
    by Associated Press on April 9, 2021 at 11:29 am

    LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. The post Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Dies Aged 99 appeared first on Khaosod English.

  • Thailand Faces Growing Outbreak Ahead of New Year Travel
    by Associated Press on April 9, 2021 at 8:30 am

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities were struggling Friday to contain a growing coronavirus outbreak just days before the country’s traditional Songkran New Year’s holiday, when millions of people travel around the country. The post Thailand Faces Growing Outbreak Ahead of New Year Travel appeared first on Khaosod English.

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