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China Evergrande fears grip markets as Beijing stands back, for now

NEW YORK/BOSTON/HONG KONG, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The risks of China Evergrande Group (3333.HK) defaulting on its mountain of...

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Bangkok can only reopen with fewer new COVID infections, cases in hospital, 70%+ vaccination

With uncertainties over whether Bangkok will reopen to foreign tourists anytime soon, the city’s Governor has revealed guidelines for...

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Chinese astronauts return after 90 days aboard space station

BEIJING (AP) — A trio of Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Friday after a 90-day stay aboard their...

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China fumes over U.S. nuclear sub pact with Britain, Australia

WASHINGTON/CANBERRA, Sept 16 (Reuters) – China on Thursday denounced a new Indo-Pacific security alliance between the United States, Britain...

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Visitors to Hua Hin safari from Sep 4-11 asked to quarantine as staff found with COVID-19

The health office of Thailand’s southern province of Prachuap Khiri Khan has issued an announcement advising anyone who visited...

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Thailand’s education ministry to inoculate 4.5 million students with Pfizer starting October

Education minister Treenuch Thienthong has revealed a plan to start inoculation of students in all 29 of Thailand’s COVID-19...

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Cyber arms dealer exploits new iPhone software vulnerability, affecting most versions, say researchers

Sept 13 (Reuters) – A cyber surveillance company based in Israel developed a tool to break into Apple iPhones...

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Phuket sets up ten more community isolation facilities as COVID-19 infections spike

Ten more community isolation facilities are being set up on Thailand’s Phuket Island as COVID-19 infections surge. The province’s...

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15,191 new COVID-19 infections and 18,721 recoveries recorded in Thailand on Saturday

Thailand recorded 15,191 new COVID-19 cases, 18,721 new recoveries and 253 more deaths today (Saturday), according to the COVID-19...

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Health volunteers’ gruelling journey to vaccinate people in village near Myanmar border

A team of health volunteers from Sangkhla district, in Thailand’s western province of Kanchanaburi, spent six days and five...

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Disney to debut rest of 2021 films exclusively in theaters

LOS ANGELES, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co said on Friday it will release “Eternals,” “West Side Story”...

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COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, zoning maintained until end of September

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has decided to maintain the 9pm...

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‘Car mob’ demands release of 7 movement leaders – Anon, Pai denied bail

Anti-government protesters from five human rights advocacy groups rallied in a “car mob” today (Friday) to demand the release...

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8.5 million COVID test kits to be distributed for free across Thailand from Sep 16

8.5 million COVID rapid antigen test kits (ATKs) purchased from China will be distributed to members of the public...

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Parliament passes two-ballot electoral system by overwhelming majority

A joint parliamentary session on Friday passed the proposed two-ballot electoral system, by an overwhelming 472 votes to 33,...

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50,000 children aged 10-18 offered free Sinopharm vaccine from Sep 20th

Thailand’s Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA), currently the country’s sole importer and administrator of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, has announced...

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Combined use of AstraZeneca and Pfizer jabs starts in October in Thailand

Thailand is tentatively set to extend its “mix and match” approach to COVID-19 mass vaccination in October, using the...

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Health minister says all migrant restaurant workers will be vaccinated

Foreign migrant workers employed in the food and beverage (F&B) service sector in Thailand, who are not covered by...

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Universal Studios sets opening for first theme park in China

BEIJING (AP) — Universal Studios announced Monday that its first theme park in China will open in the country’s...

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The Ambassador: H.E. Allan McKinnon of Australia

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China donates medical devices worth 50 million baht

China has agreed to provide medical equipment, including oxygen generators and fingertip oximeters, valued at 10 million yuan (about...

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Thais urged to adopt “Smart Control and Living with COVID-19” concept

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha urged the public and private sectors and all Thais today (Saturday) to apply the 10-point...

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Bomb explodes on Bangkok bound freight train in Narathiwat province

A special train, bound for Bangkok from Su-ngai Kolok district of the southernmost province of Narathiwat, was hit by...

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Record number of COVID-19 vaccinations in single day on Friday in Thailand

915,738 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered in Thailand on Friday, the highest number of inoculations given in a...

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Field hospital gender separated after alleged sex scandal involving patients

Provincial health officials in Thailand’s Samut Prakan province have decided to separate a field hospital for COVID-19 patients, in...

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Bangkok to conduct mass screenings at 29 large wet markets in the capital

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will launch mass COVID-19 screening, using rapid antigen test kits (ATKs), targeting about 19,000...

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CCSA eases some lockdown restrictions in 29 COVID-19 “dark red” provinces

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has decided to ease lockdown restrictions...

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Businesses in Thai border town mulls “sandbox” scheme to lure Malaysian tourists back

The private sector, in Thailand’s border district of Sadao in Songkhla province, is to propose the “Dan Nok Sandbox”...

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Cabinet U-turns on COVID-19 antigen test kits’ WHO standards

The cabinet, with the agreement of the Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, withdrew his instruction, issued a week ago, that...

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Father of Thai teenager shot on Monday files complaint with police

The father of a teenager, shot on Monday near Din Daeng Police Station, filed a complaint with the police...

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Thammasat Uni to procure mRNA, protein subunit vaccines from overseas

Amid a sluggish state COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Thailand’s Thammasat University is ready to procure additional COVID-19 vaccines from abroad,...

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Recovered COVID-19 patients must be vaccinated to reduce risk of getting infected again

COVID-19 patients, who have recovered from the disease after completing 14-days of treatment or isolation, may get infected again...

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Thailand records 22,086 new COVID-19 cases and 217 more deaths on Saturday

COVID-19 infections in Thailand continue their relentless surge, logging 22,086 new cases in the past 24 hours, including 5,088...

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Former Thai prime minister’s widow Thanpuying Boonruen Choonhavan dies of COVID-19

Thanpuying Boonruen Choonhavan, the widow of former prime minister Chatichai, died early this morning (Saturday) of a COVID-19 related...

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Police say enhanced crowd control measures needed during Tuesday’s clash, 48 arrested

The Thai police claim that their use of enhanced crowd control measures, including water cannons, tear gas and rubber...

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Protest leader Anon Nampa denied bail on Tuesday, 10 others detained

Anti-establishment protest leader Anon Nampa’s bail request with the police was rejected today (Tuesday), with police saying his temporary...

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Thousands of police mobilised to handle protesters in Bangkok on Saturday

The Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) plans to deploy more than 5,000 officers at 14 locations at and near the...

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Rural doctors help Bangkok authorities with proactive COVID screening

A caravan of 40 teams of rural doctors from across the country have begun their first day of COVID-19...

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Two executives of Hua Hin pub blamed for COVID-19 cluster get 3 months in prison

Two executives of the Maya pub, in Thailand’s Hua Hin resort town, which was the epicenter of cluster of...

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New daily COVID-19 infection and death toll highs in Thailand on Saturday

Thailand’s new COVID-19 infections (18,912) and deaths (178) both reached new 24 hour highs on Saturday, according to the...

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People pack Bang Sue Grand Station to get inoculated on final day of the walk-in service

Bang Sue Grand Station in Bangkok was packed with people today (Saturday), queuing in multiple lines to get vaccinated...

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Thai Public Health Ministry model predicts 40,000 COVID cases and 500 deaths per day soon if restrictions not obeyed

Thailand may see over 40,000 new COVID-19 infections and 500 deaths per day, peaking mid-September, if the current lockdown...

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Insured in Thailand can now claim medical expenses during home or community isolation

People with appropriate insurance cover can now claim medical expenses incurred while they are in home or community isolation,...

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Thai-Myanmar border in Kanchanaburi province closed to reduce risk of infected people crossing

The governor of Thailand’s western province of Kanchanaburi has ordered the closure of the border with Myanmar, effective Monday...

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36,861 people in 518 factories in Thailand hit by COVID-19 cluster infections

Cluster infections have been found in 518 factories, located in 49 provinces of Thailand, affecting 36,861 workers who tested...

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Thai backhoe and truck owners seek debt moratorium from Finance Ministry

Owners of six-wheel trucks and backhoe excavators are seeking help from the Finance Ministry, by negotiating with commercial banks...

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Bangkok’s Chinatown street food stalls, gold shops see worst trade in years

The Thai capital’s once bustling Chinatown is now uncharacteristically quiet, with many businesses suffering from the impacts of the...

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Seven volunteers in Bangkok under probe over vaccination registration scam

Seven volunteers, helping people at the Bang Sue Grand Station vaccination to register for COVID-19 inoculation appointments, are under...

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Thai FDA warns against use of disinfectant spray gun

Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) is warning against the use of alcohol spray guns, as their tiny droplets...

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Hackers stealing vaccination appointments for sale to face stiff legal action

Thailand’s Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob has promised stiff legal action against hackers who allegedly stole information, from the computer...

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US plans to donate 2.5 million doses of vaccine to Thailand

US Senator Tammy Duckworth revealed last night that the US government planned to provide 2.5 million doses of vaccine...

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Two girls told by mother to go to orphanage as they watch her die of COVID at home

Two girls, aged 7 and 9, who later tested positive for COVID-19, were rescued from their home in Samut...

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More field hospitals and community isolation programs set up in Pathum Thani

More field hospitals and community isolation programs are being set up in Pathum Thani, to help accommodate the rising...

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Three men found dead on Bangkok’s streets, one tests positive for COVID-19

Three men were found dead on the street in Bangkok yesterday (Tuesday), one of them posthumously tested positive for...

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Thai PM’s 3-month salary to be turned into COVID-19 ‘survival boxes’

Three months of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s salary, and those of some the government spokesperson’s team, will be...

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Protest against PM in Pattaya by Thai Mai Thon group

Anti-government Thai Mai Thon (Impatient Thais) protesters rallied in the resort town of Pattaya this afternoon (Saturday), to repeat...

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New daily high COVID-19 infections and deaths recorded in Thailand on Saturday 

Thailand’s single-day COVID-19 death toll soared to a new high of 141 as new infections reached 10,082 in the...

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Supreme commander warns against public gatherings ahead of anti-government protest on Sunday

An announcement was issued on Friday by Thailand’s Supreme Commander General Chalermpol Srisawat, in his capacity as chief of...

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Ramathibodi Hospital suspends some services as 300 medics infected with COVID-19

Ramathibodi Hospital has announced the suspension of all elective surgery appointments and some ward services, with the exception of...

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Up to 100 people in Bangkok pose as elderly in attempt to get vaccinated

Up to 100 people have been caught posing as the elderly in an attempt to get vaccinated at Bang...

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Protester arrested after demanding mRNA vaccines, two including police officer injured

One protest leader was arrested, while another and a police officer were injured in a scuffle between anti-government protesters...

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Health department issues guidelines to follow in ‘home isolation’

The Department of Health has issued guidelines for home isolation, especially for those living with COVID-19 patients. Director-General Dr....

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Thai banks offer 2-month debt moratorium for SMEs hit by semi-lockdown

Small and medium-sized businesses in areas of Thailand under semi-lockdown and control measures will be granted a debt and...

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14 protest leaders indicted over last year’s rally at Democracy Monument

Public prosecutors in Thailand have decided to indict 14 core members of the anti-establishment Ratsadon group, in connection with...

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Another free public walk-in COVID-19 testing facility opens Thursday

Thailand’s National Health Security Office (NHSO) has opened another facility to provide free COVID-19 testing, with Rapid Antigen Test...

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Man faces charges for adding ‘Sinovac salesman’ to Thai virologist’s Wikipedia entry

A Thai man is facing charges for criminal defamation, and possibly computer crimes, for allegedly adding, to the Thai...

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Thailand’s renowned Sriracha Tiger Zoo is to close after 24 years in operation

After 24 years, one of Thailand’s famous tourist attractions, for both Thais and foreigners, is to close for the...

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COVID-19 antigen self-test kits can now be purchased for home use

COVID-19 antigen self-test kits can now be purchased for home use, according to Thailand’s Public Health Ministry’s announcement yesterday...

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Thai doctors’ group submits petition to Parliament calling for mRNA vaccines

A group of doctors, who call themselves “Mor Mai Thon” (Doctors won’t take it anymore) submitted its petition, bearing...

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5,000 bed field hospital to be set up at Suvarnabhumi Airport

A 5,000 bed field hospital is to be set up in the compound of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport and...

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Three protest groups rally in Bangkok to demand PM’s resignation

Three groups of anti-government protesters rallied around Thailand’s Government House late Saturday afternoon, to demand the resignation of Prime...

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Thailand’s daily COVID-19 infection rate soars to 6,230 on Saturday

COVID-19 infections in Thailand surged 6,230 cases today (Saturday), as Bangkok logged 1,971 cases, still the highest of all...

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70% of new COVID-19 cases in Thailand are Delta variant – Dr. Yong

About 70% of all new COVID-19 infections in Thailand are of the Delta (Indian) variant, which is 1.4 times...

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Fisheries Department bans 13 alien aquatic species in Thailand

Thailand’s Fisheries Department has decided to ban the breeding and farming of 13 alien aquatic species, defined as non-indigenous...

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‘Walk-in’ vaccinations of those aged 75+ begin today at Bang Sue Grand Station

People aged 75 and over can get vaccinated at Bang Sue Grand Station in Bangkok, from today until July...

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Samut Sakhon governor complains of too few vaccines as “Give Back Vaccines to Samut Sakhon” hashtag goes viral

Samut Sakhon Governor Veerasak Vichitsangsri is publicly complaining that his province will be getting fewer vaccines than requested, as...

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8.3% of Thailand’s population receive first vaccine dose, 3.3% fully vaccinated

8.3% of the entire population of Thailand, or 5,526,039 people, have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while...

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Pheu Thai Party insists Thai Charter Court does not ban writing of a new charter

Thailand’s opposition Pheu Thai Party has challenged the decision, of the parliament president’s legal advisory committee, rejecting the party’s...

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Thailand records 3,667 new COVID-19 cases and 32 more deaths on Saturday

New COVID-19 infections in Thailand today (Saturday) surged by 3,667 cases, including 435 cases among prisoners and 32 more...

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Over 700 volunteers join mixed vaccine use research project in Thailand

More than 700 people have volunteered to join a research project, initiated by Thailand’s well known virologist Dr. Yong...

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Hundreds of vaccinated Indonesian health workers get Covid-19, dozens in hospital

More than 350 doctors and medical workers have caught COVID-19 in Indonesia despite being vaccinated with Sinovac and dozens...

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More funding for NHSO to compensate for serious vaccine side effects

The government has allocated an additional 30 million baht to the National Health Security Office to be used to...

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Artificial Intelligence to Boost State Transparency

A civil society group in Khonkaen was fighting to get the railway construction that had troubled their community right....

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Data leak on thailandintervac.com was an error caused by system maintenance

Thai government released a statement apologising for the “temporary glitch” on the thailandintervac.com vaccination booking website, explaining the error...

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Thailand reports 3,000 new COVID-19 cases today, new cluster found in Bangkok Noi

3,000 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Thailand today (Tuesday), according to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)....

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Actions vowed over killing of three blacktip reef sharks off Krabi, shooter arrested

One man has been arrested for killing endangered sharks off the coast in the southern province of Krabi, as...

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3,000 restaurants apply for loans over past week in new government scheme

About 3,000 restaurants in Thailand have applied for loans over the past week, under a new scheme co-initiated by...

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Thailand’s House speaker assures debate on Referendum Bill will be held next Tuesday

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai has given an assurance that parliament will proceed with the debate on the Referendum Bill...

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UK study finds vaccines offer high protection against hospitalisation from Delta variant

COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer (PFE.N) and AstraZeneca (AZN.L) offer high protection of more than 90% against hospitalisation from...

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Registration for third phase of Thai Govt. co-payment stimulus starts Monday

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance will launch the third phase of the 50:50 co-payment economic stimulus scheme on July 1st,...

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Thailand’s state funded quarantine option may be withdrawn from July 1st

The Thai government is considering withdrawing the state funded quarantine option for international arrivals by air from July 1st,...

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Social Security Office’s 45 vaccination sites in Bangkok temporarily closed

The Social Security Office has suspended vaccination services at 45 centres in Bangkok, from today (Friday) until June 27th,...

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2,290 new COVID-19 cases nationally and 3 more clusters in Bangkok reported today

More clusters of COVID-19 infections have emerged in Bangkok and elsewhere, as new infections in Thailand increased by 2,290...

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Most patients infected by Delta variant in Udon Thani recover

Twelve of the 17 people in Thailand’s northeastern province of Udon Thani, who were found to be infected with...

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Thai woman dies hours after receiving AstraZeneca vaccine

A 46-year-old Thai woman died last night (Tuesday), just hours after receiving an AstraZeneca vaccine shot. According to the...

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Samui welcomes fully vaccinated domestic tourists without quarantine

Samui Island is now welcoming fully vaccinated tourists, from within Thailand, without the need to go through a 14-day...

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