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  • Asia's only dog-racing track closes July 21, 2018
    BEIJING: Macau authorities have taken in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure on Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track.
  • Body of ex-Muay Thai star found July 21, 2018
    SUKHOTHAI: The body of a former Muay Thai star was found floating in front of a riverside temple on Saturday after he was swept away by strong currents in the Yom River early on Friday.
  • Trang River bridge closing July 23-24 July 21, 2018
    TRANG: A temporary bridge over the Trang River in Kantang district will be closed on Monday and Tuesday to make way for the laying of foundation piles for a new bridge.
  • Writing of civil partnership bill to be finished in September July 21, 2018
    The civil partnership bill for same-sex couples is in the final stages of drafting, which will be completed by September, according to the Justice Ministry.
  • Kobsak quits Myanmar panel on Rohingya July 21, 2018
    YANGON: Former foreign minister Kobsak Chutikul has quit an international advisory panel on strife-torn Rakhine state, saying the body risks becoming "part of the problem" in the conflict that has forced 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee.
  • 10 hurt in Germany bus knife attacks July 21, 2018
    BERLIN: A man armed with a kitchen knife attacked passengers Friday on a crowded city bus in northern Germany before being overpowered and arrested, authorities said. Ten people were injured, three of them seriously.
  • Fire guts school building in Nakhon Sawan July 21, 2018
    NAKHON SAWAN: A fire ravaged a school building in Kao Lieo district in the early hours of Saturday, completely burning it down. No injuries were reported.
  • Gold prices up B100 to B19,500 July 21, 2018
    The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 19,056.12 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments, and 19,400 baht per baht-weight for gold bars.
  • Smartcard VAT repayment set for August July 21, 2018
    Repayment of VAT to the government's welfare smartcard holders is scheduled to start in August, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.
  • NACC still seeking 'crucial' details in luxury watch case July 21, 2018
    The national anti-graft body says it is still seeking crucial information from companies abroad that sold the luxury watches worn by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon before it can conclude its investigation into the months-old affair.