Saturday, November 27, 2021

Bangkok

Blast at Thai factory shakes Bangkok airport, area evacuated

Authorities ordered the evacuation of an area 5 kilometres (3 miles) around the scene amid fears that thousands of liters of leaking chemicals may cause more explosions.

Thailand police use tear gas, rubber bullets to break up protest

The city's emergency medical service Erawan reported 33 people, including 13 police, were injured by rubber bullets, rocks and tear gas.

Thailand’s pro-democracy protesters clash with police

The protest movement campaigned last year for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and his government to step down.

Ashwini Ponnappa-Satwiksairaj break into top 20 in BWF rankings

Satwiksairaj and Ashwini have made a jump of 16 places and are placed at the 19th spot in the rankings which got updated on Tuesday.

World Tour Finals: Sindhu finishes campaign with win over Pornpawee

In the first game, the Olympic silver medallist faced a tough fight from the local player as both the players sweat it out for each point, but it was Sindhu who had the upper hand in the game.

Srikanth finishes dismal World Tour Finals campaign with 3 losses

In a Group B match that lasted more than an hour, Srikanth once again squandered the opening game lead to lose 21-12, 18-21, 19-21 against world number eight Long.

World Tour Finals: Srikanth, Sindhu suffer 2nd consecutive loss

While Kidambi lost 21-19, 9-21, 19-21 to Wang Tzu Wei of Chinese Taipei, Sindhu suffered a 18-21, 13-21 loss to Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon.

Thailand Open: Satwik-Ashwini enter mixed doubles semis

The unseeded Indian pair registered a 18-21, 24-22, 22-20 win over their world number six opponents in a nail-biting quarter-final clash which lasted for an hour and 15 minutes.

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj-Ashwini enter mixed doubles’ quarters

Satwiksairaj and Ashwini defeated their German opponents 22-20, 14-21, 21-16 in a match that lasted for 56 minutes.

Thailand Open: Prannoy battles chest, shoulder pain to stun Christie

Prannoy recovered from a game down to beat sixth seed Christie 18-21 21-16 23-21 in a match that lasted an hour and 15 minutes.

Saina, Prannoy test positive for Covid-19 in Thailand

Another Indian shuttler HS Prannoy also contracted the virus. Both tested for the virus and their reports came with positive results in their third test.

Scientists develop effective coating solution for smelly feet

Developed by the Royal Thai Airforce, the ZnO-NP-coated socks were trialled in a real-life setting by researchers at the Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, in Thailand.

Thai authorities seek to censor coverage of student protests

The monarchy has long been considered sacrosanct in Thailand, and is protected by a law that makes defaming senior royals punishable by a prison term of three to 15 years.

Thai democracy protesters defy ban for fourth day

The youth-led movement has suffered several blows this week, with scores arrested after demonstrators surrounded a royal motorcade and flashed a pro-democracy salute to Queen Suthida during a Wednesday protest.

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