10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 21, 2021
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  • A guide to Thailand’s largest ever vaccination programme

    Prioritising both safety and speed as it faces a new wave of COVID-19 infections, Thailand is poised to launch its largest ever inoculation programme when the first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine arrives next month. Contrary to recent reports, China’s CoronaVac is unlikely to be the first COVID-19 vaccine rolled out...
  • CCSA spokesman to quarantine after NBT anchor tests positive for COVID-19

    CCSA spokesman, Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin, revealed today that he will be tested for COVID-19 and will self-quarantine, after a news anchor from Thailand’s state broadcaster NBT tested positive for the virus. Dr. Taweesin explained that people at high-risk are those who work with the news anchor, including an assistant at...
  • Thailand finds 309 new COVID-19 cases today, mostly by proactive screening

    Thailand recorded 309 new COVID-19 cases today (Friday), with no more fatalities, bringing the country’s total to 13,104 cases. There are 2,809 people currently receiving treatment, including 10 in a severe condition. Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin, the CCSA spokesperson, said the high number of new cases resulted from proactive screening, which...
  • Efficacy of vaccines may reduce after mass inoculation – Dr. Yong

    The efficacy of any vaccine, including COVID-19 vaccines, tends to be lower when used in the field to inoculate millions of people, when compared to the results produced during clinical trials, said Thai virologist Dr. Yong Poovorawan in his Facebook post on Friday. He cited the case of a Hepatitis...
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    Thai PM vows to work closely with the new US administration

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said Thursday that he is ready to work closely with US President Joe Biden and the US government, to bolster the long relationship between the two countries, which dates back over 200 years, and to promote cooperation in all aspects and at all levels. As Thailand...
Excessive dust covers Bangkok and its suburbs on Friday

Excessive dust covers Bangkok and its suburbs on Friday

Chonburi province extends lockdown to prevent further spread of COVID-19

Chonburi province extends lockdown to prevent further spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 infected Thai actor and DJ discloses his timeline in the public interest

COVID-19 infected Thai actor and DJ discloses his timeline in the public interest

Biden signs burst of virus orders, vows ‘Help is on the way’

Biden signs burst of virus orders, vows ‘Help is on the way’

Thai League soccer tournament to resume in February

Thai League soccer tournament to resume in February

10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 21, 2021
Excessive dust covers Bangkok and its suburbs on Friday

Excessive dust covers Bangkok and its suburbs on Friday

Chonburi province extends lockdown to prevent further spread of COVID-19

Chonburi province extends lockdown to prevent further spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 infected Thai actor and DJ discloses his timeline in the public interest

COVID-19 infected Thai actor and DJ discloses his timeline in the public interest

Biden signs burst of virus orders, vows ‘Help is on the way’

Biden signs burst of virus orders, vows ‘Help is on the way’

Thai League soccer tournament to resume in February

Thai League soccer tournament to resume in February

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Prayut’s moment of truth arrives

The prime minister can be forgiven if he assumes that his previous problems were “political”, albeit ones that had more...
Corrupted immigration authorities and illegal gambling houses have combined to allow the coronavirus to wreak havoc in Thailand again.

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Profiles

From beauty queen to TV anchor to psychiatrist – meet the latest ‘face’ of Thailand’s virus battle    

Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan has become the second former beauty queen to join the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)’s spokesperson...
“Every society has good and bad people. A few Thai women are bad, but perhaps that is due to economic and social problems. Open your mind a bit, and you may be able to sympathise...

Around Thailand

Thailand army COVID-19

Thai Army uses special task forces to disinfect schools in and around Bangkok

The Thai army has deployed special task forces to clean and disinfect schools in Bangkok and its suburbs, before onsite...

Asean

Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie makes surprise Thailand Open exit

Indonesia's seventh seed badminton player Jonatan Christie has been knocked out of the Thailand Open in a mesmerising high-intensity upset...

Opinions

A guide to Thailand’s largest ever vaccination programme

Prioritising both safety and speed as it faces a new wave of COVID-19 infections, Thailand is poised to launch its...

Food, Travel and Lifestyle

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Losing weight in a healthy way to fight Covid-19

Experts say eating less but healthily and being more active is one of the keys to losing weight safely and...

Business

Covid-19, economic impact are top global threats: WEF

Business and government leaders currently see the loss of life from Covid-19 and related economic effects as the world's greatest...

Highlights of the week

Prayut’s moment of truth arrives

The prime minister can be forgiven if he assumes that his previous problems were “political”, albeit ones that had more...
Corrupted immigration authorities and illegal gambling houses have combined to allow the coronavirus to wreak havoc in Thailand again.

Political Pulse

Seven or more Cabinet members to be grilled

January 22, 2021: The opposition is expected to make a final decision in the next two days on who will...
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