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Two new coronavirus cases recorded among soldiers returning from Hawaii

Thailand recorded two new COVID-19 cases today (Tuesday) among Thai troops who returned from a training course in Hawaii last week. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin said that the new infections are among 151 Thai troops who arrived in Thailand on July 22nd, adding that ten of them were classified as PUIs (patients under investigation) […]Read More

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10 Soldiers Returning from Hawaii Have Fever

BANGKOK, July 23 (TNA) – Ten of 151 soldiers, who returned from a military exercise in Hawaii have fever and are under medical surveillance while the rest are being quarantined in Chonburi. The soldiers arrived at Suvarnabhumi Airport on a Thai Airways charter flight on Wednesday evening. They participated in a joint exercise with US […]Read More

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Japan seeks urgent relief for affected companies in Thailand

Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba has requested three urgent relief measures to help Japanese companies in Thailand recover from the severe flooding. During his meeting with his counterpart Surapong Towichakchaikul at the 23rd Apec Summit in Hawaii, Gemba asked the government to provide electricity and water to Japanese factories, waive import duties on equipment brought […]Read More

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Thai PM Yingluck cancels plan to attend APEC summit

BANGKOK, Nov 8 — Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday said she has cancelled her plan to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit Nov 12-15, saying she is obliged to focus on the flood crisis response at home. Deputy Prime Minister Kittirat Na Ranong has been assigned to represent her at the Hawaii meeting, […]Read More

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Six Hawaii Farms Sued For Discrimination Against Trafficked Thai Laborers

A federal agency that enforces equal employment laws has sued six Hawaii farms and a California-based labor contracting company, alleging they discriminated against Thai farm workers and forced them to endure more deplorable working conditions than other non-Thai workers. Hawaii farms named in the civil lawsuit, filed Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]Read More

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Massive Debris Patch From Japanese Tsunami Floating to America

University of Hawaii researchers are projecting that the first batch of debris, including construction material, cars, trees, roof tops and household items, could hit Hawaii in about two years U.S. researches say a huge amount of debris from remnants of Japan’s coastal towns swept away in last month’s tsunami is moving across the Pacific Ocean […]Read More

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8.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan, causes tsunami

A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Japan early on Friday. The earthquake’s epicenter is 130 km (81 miles) east of Sendai, in the Honshu island of Japan. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter was at a depth of 24.4 km (15.2 miles). The earthquake triggered tsunamis in various parts of the […]Read More

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Hawaii brothers guilty of ill-treating Thai workers

HONOLULU – Two prominent brothers who operate the second-largest vegetable farm in Hawaii will be sentenced in federal court this week on human-trafficking charges. But two former state governors, community groups, fellow farmers and other supporters are trying to keep them out of prison. The brothers were convicted of shipping 44 labourers from Thailand and […]Read More