VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories November 19

This week: bar ban, rally shooting, vax warnings and a family tragedy.

VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories November 19
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VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories November 19

published : 19 Nov 2021 at 12:11

writer: Gary Boyle

This week: bar ban, rally shooting, vax warnings and a family tragedy.

Night entertainment venues and bars nationwide remain closed until at least mid-January, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said.

However, more Bangkok restaurants will be allowed to serve alcohol until 9pm.

A man was shot in the chest during a rally after protest leaders were accused of trying to bring down the constitutional monarchy .

Police denied using live rounds against demonstrators .

The Ministry of Public Health asked unvaccinated people to get their shots against Covid-19 or they may face restrictions .

The CCSA may impose a rule requiring people to show they have received at least one dose when attending activities in public places.

A man shot dead his two-year-old daughter after a firing at his wife during a drunken argument at a house in Nakhon Si Thammarat.

He fired a shot at his wife, but missed. He then shot his young daughter, killing her. Next, he shot himself in the head.

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Vocabulary

  • argument : a conversation or discussion in which two or more people disagree, often angrily - การโต้แย้ง, การแย้ง, การโต้เถียง
  • constitutional monarchy : a monarchy in which the ruler’s powers are defined and limited by a constitution - ระบบการปกครองที่มีพระมหากษัตริย์เป็นประมุข
  • demonstrators : people who march with other people in public to show that they support or oppose something - ผู้ชุมนุมประท้วง
  • denied (verb) : said that something is not true or did not happen - ปฏิเสธ
  • impose : to force someone to accept something - กำหนด,บังคับ
  • live round : a real bullet fired from a gun, rather than a blank round which is not real -
  • rally : a large public gathering of people to support someone or to protest against something - การชุมนุม
  • remain : to still be present after the other parts have been removed, used, etc; to continue to exist - ยังเหลืออยู่
  • restriction : a rule, action or situation that limits or controls someone or something - การจำกัด, การควบคุม
  • shot : putting a liquid, especially a drug, into a person's body using a needle and a syringe; an injection - การฉีดยา
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