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Thais tending to avoid exercise during pandemic are vulnerable to NCDs

More Thai people are tending to be less physically active during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many spending up to...

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฿200 m fee for appearances of world-class artists Lisa, Bocelli at New Year for worth spending – ATTA

The 200-million-baht price tag for the appearances of Thai-born rapper Lalisa Manoban, commonly known as “Lisa”, of South Korea’s...

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Business News

Thai household economy improves but remains fragile for rest of the year

Thailand’s household economy has improved but will remain fragile for the rest of the year, due to a combination...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Thailand’s night-time curfew shortened as country’s COVID restrictions eased

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has announced an adjustment to the list of COVID-19 “dark red” provinces,...

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International News World

Norway bow-and-arrow suspect was flagged for radicalization

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish man who is in custody in Norway suspected of a bow-and-arrow attack on...

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Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

The Ambassador: H.E. Jyri Järviaho of Finland

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Asean News

Philippines president congratulates journalist Ressa on Nobel Prize

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s office on Monday congratulated journalist Maria Ressa for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, calling...

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Taiwan won’t be forced to bow to China, president says

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan will keep bolstering its defences to ensure nobody can force them to accept the path China...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

UK to remove Thailand from its COVID-19 Red List from Monday

Fully-vaccinated people travelling from Thailand to the UK from Monday will not be required to enter quarantine after Thailand...

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Highlight News Politics

Police prevent ‘Talugas’ protesters from gathering in Din Daeng after officer got shot in the head

The metropolitan police will remain on the offense in dealing with hard core “Talugas” protesters at Bangkok’s Din Daeng...

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International News World

Americans agree misinformation is a problem, poll shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all Americans agree that the rampant spread of misinformation is a problem. Most also think...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Thai health officials hint at reimposition of restrictions in Deep South

Lockdown restrictions will be reintroduced in Thailand’s four southern border provinces of Songkhla, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat, possibly in...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Thai netizens fierily debate Pfizer vaccine for students as anti-vaxxers emerge

The Thai hashtag #PfizerForStudents became the top-trending hashtag on Twitter in Thailand for two consecutive days, which resulted in...

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International News World

Tesla moving headquarters to Texas from California

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Thursday the electric carmaker plans to move its headquarters...

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News Politics

Police say 47 million baht to repair five water cannon trucks not expensive

The Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) has described the estimated 47 million baht price tag for repairs to five water...

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Asean International News

Philippine dictator son’s presidential run triggers protests

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The son and namesake of Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, who was toppled in a 1986...

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Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

The Ambassador : H.E. Dato’ Jojie Samuel Ambassador of Malaysia to Thailand

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Around Thailand News Thailand Floods

Rescue workers try to save hundreds of pigs from drowning in flood water

Many pigs have drowned while some were saved by rescue workers after water from the swollen Chi River swept...

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News Politics

Activists, politicians commemorate 45th anniversary of October 6 Thammasat massacre

The commemoration of the October 6th massacre took place today at the Tha Phra Jan campus of Thammasat University...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Thailand to import 200,000 courses of Molnupiravir anti-viral drug from USA

The Ministry of Public Health is to seek approval from the Thai cabinet for the procurement of 200,000 courses...

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Bodies of 4 suspected insurgents found in forest swamp in Narathiwat after six-day siege

The bodies of four people, thought to be insurgents, have been found shot to death in a forest peat...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

First batch of Moderna vaccine expected to arrive in Thailand in November

The first lot of the Moderna mRNA vaccine is expected to arrive in Thailand in November, according to a...

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International News World

Myanmar’s economic crisis fuels underground currency trading

(Reuters) As Myanmar’s economic slump deepens after February’s military coup and parts of its financial system freeze up, many in the...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Lifting of some COVID restrictions takes effect Friday, more people travel

Today (Friday) is the first on which many businesses in Thailand’s 29 COVID-19 “dark red” provinces have seen some...

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News Politics

Suspect in shooting of protester at Din Daeng intersection in police custody

A man, who is suspected of shooting a young protester at Din Daeng intersection on August 14th, is being...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Antigen tests kits can now be sold in shops and online

Secretary-General of Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA), Dr. Paisal Dankhum, says that the Public Health Ministry is now...

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Around Thailand News Thailand Floods

Riverside residents in Bangkok not protected by a flood wall should move valuables to higher ground

People in over 200 riverside dwellings and businesses in 7 districts of Bangkok (Dusit, Phra Nakhon, Samphanthawong, Bang Kho...

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General News

First Thai military officer in 15 years passes U.S. Navy SEAL training course

Lieutenant Junior Grade Aniroot Tongsrima has become the first Thai military officer to graduate from the United States Special...

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Around Thailand Highlight News Thailand Floods

Flood alert along river-sides and in low-lying areas in Bangkok and 8 central provinces

People living along river banks and in low-lying areas in Bangkok and Chainat, Sing Buri, Ang Thong, Lop Buri,...

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Highlight News Politics

Police to charge naked protester for indecent exposure in public

Bangkok police will summon woman to acknowledge a charge of indecent exposure for undressing in public, during a protest...

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9,100 Japanese turtles and star tortoises seized at border checkpoint in Tak province

Thai customs officials and army personnel arrested a Thai man at a border checkpoint in Mae Sot district of...

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5 central provinces bracing for floodwater from swollen Pasak River

The Department of Public Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has issued an urgent warning to the governors of Thailand’s central...

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Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

The Ambassador – H.E. Georg Schmidt Ambassador of Germany to Thailand

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

2m doses of Pfizer vaccine arrive today, student vaccinations start next week

Two million doses of the Pfizer mRNA vaccine arrived in Bangkok this morning from the United States. Thailand’s Public...

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International News World

WHO employees took part in Congo sex abuse during Ebola crisis, report says

GENEVA (Reuters) More than 80 aid workers including some employed by the World Health Organization (WHO) were involved in sexual abuse...

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International News World

China Evergrande to sell $1.5 bln stake in Shengjing Bank to state firm

HONG KONG (Reuters)  Cash-strapped China Evergrande said on Wednesday it plans to sell a 9.99 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) stake it...

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Home Away Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

Home Away: Salva Valero Garcia

In the next couple of years, we will probably see Thailand’s national football team play in the U-20 World...

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News Politics

Two students nabbed for allegedly torching King’s portrait in Khon Kaen, bail granted

Two Khon Kaen University students were separately arrested on Monday morning by provincial police this morning (Friday) for allegedly...

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Asean Highlight Opinion

“More assertive role, long-term foreign policy needed”

Thailand needs to play a more “assertive role” in order to make its presence in regional and international diplomacy...

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Around Thailand Highlight News

Thai “Lalisa” style headdresses sell like hot cakes, as Buri Ram’s meatballs come under spotlight

Following the highly successful solo debut of K-pop sensation Lalisa Manoban, better known as Lisa, the headdress she wore...

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International News World

‘Ghost kitchens’ boom in Asia as pandemic sparks huge demand

In an industrial unit on the outskirts of Taipei chefs are plating meals that will never be served in...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Booster jabs for those who got two Sinovac doses to begin in October or sooner – Anutin

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said today (Wednesday) that people already inoculated with two doses of the China’s Sinovac...

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Highlight News Politics

87 people, including government chief whip, indicted over futsal court scandal

The Thai government’s chief whip and Palang Pracharat MP, Wirat Rattanaseth, and 86 other people, including school directors, local...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Krabi imposes partial lockdown from Sep 15, Phi Phi Island closure extended

Thailand’s Krabi province has imposed a lockdown, effective from tomorrow (September 15th), after a cluster of COVID-19 infections was...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Official survey underway among people who have recovered from COVID-19

Thailand’s Medical Sciences Department has set up a survey to collect information from those who have recovered from COVID-19,...

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News Politics

Thai police deny hit-and-run accusation by anti-government protesters

Bangkok’s Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) denied today (Monday) an accusation by anti-government protesters that a police truck had hit...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

COVID-19 alert in Thai parliament after senator, 2 officials found infected

All of Thailand’s senators, MPs and parliamentary officials are being subjected to COVID-19 screening, with rapid antigen test kits...

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News Sport

Motor racing-Albon returns to F1 with Williams, Latifi confirmed

(Reuters) – Red Bull-backed Thai racer Alex Albon will return to Formula One next season as a Williams driver alongside Canadian...

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Around Thailand General News

Rescued toddler in Chiang Mai is improving but needs counselling

Gina, the young kidnap victim, is recuperating satisfactorily in a hospital, in Chiang Mai province, and has allowed her...

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Around Thailand News

Hunt on for tiger killing 2 buffaloes near Thailand’s Pang Sida national park

The Pang Sida national park, in Thailand’s eastern province of Sa Kaeo, has launched a hunt for a tiger...

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International News World

Taliban interim government agrees to let foreigners leave Afghanistan

(Reuters) – Two hundred Americans and other foreigners who remain in Afghanistan are set to depart the war-ravaged country...

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The Ambassador: Jon Åström Gröndahl Swedish Ambassador

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Two ‘celebrity’ monks face House committee over controversial livestream session

Two well-known monks reported to the parliamentary committee on religious, art and cultural affairs today (Thursday), to defend themselves...

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Asean International News World

Fire kills 41 inmates, 80 hurt at crowded Indonesian prison

(AP) — A massive fire raged through an overcrowded prison near Indonesia’s capital early Wednesday, killing at least 41...

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General News

About 10,000 patients’ data hacked, not millions, says Thailand’s Digital Ministry

In a recent cyber attack on medical facilities in Thailand, only 10,095 patients’ records were leaked, not 16 million,...

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Speedy passage of law against torture and enforced disappearance urged

Relatives of victims of enforced disappearance and a network of human rights organisations in Thailand rallied in front of...

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News

Missing toddler in Chiang Mai found safe and sound after almost 3-day search

After a massive 60-hour search, a missing child has been found alone in a jungle cottage, about a kilometre...

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International News World

Powerful quake shakes southwest Mexico, one dead

(Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, killing at least...

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International News World

Taliban claim total control over Afghanistan

The Taliban on Monday claimed total control over Afghanistan, saying they had won the key battle for the Panjshir...

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News Politics

Police asked to probe Move Forward MP over army’s ‘IO’ allegation

Thailand’s Second Army Region has filed a complaint with the police in Muang district of the northeastern province of...

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PM accuses Opposition of distorting facts, bent on discrediting government

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha hit back at opposition MPs today, accusing them of distorting facts to discredit his government,...

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Australia aims to ‘live with virus’ instead of eliminating it

Australian authorities on Wednesday extended the COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne for another three weeks, as they shift their focus...

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Parks, malls and eateries gradually reopening on first day of eased restrictions

A semblance of normality has started to return in Bangkok’s two popular public parks, Lumpini and Rodfai (railway), in...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Health minister defends Sinovac vaccine, as MPs question its efficacy, price

The government’s alleged COVID-19 vaccine mismanagement, from the procurement initially relying on just the Chinese-made Sinovac and the UK’s...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

WHO monitoring new coronavirus variant named ‘Mu’

The World Health Organization has said it is monitoring a new coronavirus variant known as “Mu”, which was first...

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Home Away Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

Home Away: Greg Lange (Part 2)

Despite the fact that Greg’s business was also impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it hasn’t affected his desire to...

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Mass screening in four villages conducted in Nan after 1 infects 23 with COVID

An asymptomatic COVID-19 patient, who returned to his hometown in Wiang Sa District of Thailand’s northern province of Nan...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Japan stops use of 1.63 million Moderna doses over contamination

Japan will halt the use of 1.63 million doses of Moderna’s Covid vaccine after reports of contamination in several...

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General News

Urgent call for blood donations as Thai hospitals face critical shortage

The Thai Red Cross Society is beseeching the public to donate blood urgently, saying that the country’s hospitals are...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

“Mix & Match” with Sinovac then AstraZeneca implemented for those 18+

Director of the Emergency Health Hazard Division of Thailand’s Disease Control Department, Dr. Chawetsan Namwat, has announced new vaccination...

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4 policemen arrested for allegedly killing suspect in viral video, manhunt for others underway

The already tainted reputation of the Thai police has been dealt another devastating blow by the release of a...

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The Ambassador: Helene Budliger Artieda of Switzerland

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Home Away Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

Home Away: Greg Lange (Part 1)

Meet an American businessman and a founder of the Bangkok Community Help Foundation, Greg Lange, who has become a...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Elderly woman in Buriram mistakenly given two vaccine jabs in a day

A 70-year-old woman in Thailand’s northeastern province of Buriram was mistakenly given two shots of AstraZeneca vaccine on the...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Food supply reduced amid COVID spread at processing plants

Food supplies at markets and supermarkets are reducing amid partial closures and subsequent reduced production capacity at almost 100...

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Home Away Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

Home Away: Amit Lal Singh

Amit Lal Singh is a big fan of the Thai people. He started his recruitment company in Thailand ten...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Thailand’s newly developed Favipiravir syrup to be given to children, elderly from Friday

The new syrup form of Favipiravir antiviral COVID-19 medication, developed by Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA), Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of...

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Environment News

Thailand’s ban on sunscreens with chemicals harmful to corals begins Wednesday

Thailand’s ban on the use of sunscreen, containing any of four chemicals deemed to be harmful to coral reefs...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Challenges of online learning mount as schools in many Thai provinces closed

The challenges of online learning persist in Thailand as schools in several provinces are ordered closed during the COVID-19...

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SEC demands THG clarify claim of Pfizer procurement deal with Defence Ministry

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has demanded that Thonburi Healthcare Group’s (THG) chairman and CEO clarifies a press...

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10 million vaccine doses to be distributed in Thailand in August

10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, mainly AstraZeneca and Sinovac, will be distributed across Thailand in August, with Bangkok...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Semi-lockdown begins in 16 more provinces, interprovincial bus services suspended

Semi-lockdown measures begin today (Tuesday) in the 16 Thai provinces newly included in the COVID-19 “Dark Red” category. The...

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International News World

Huawei exec due back in Canada court over US extradition request

(AFP) The chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei will be back in a Canadian court on Wednesday...

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News Politics

‘Pai Dao Din’ arrested while leading protest to demand release of other protesters

Thailand’s anti-government “Talu Fah” group leader Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, aka “Pai Dao Din”, and other protesters were arrested this afternoon...

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News Politics

Thai digital minister to meet media representatives over much opposed gag order

Digital Economy and Society Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn said today (Monday) that he will invite media representatives for talks, to resolve...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Donated Pfizer vaccine passed to Thai government on Monday, some medics eligible for shots

1.5 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, donated by the US government and which arrived in Thailand last Friday,...

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News Politics

Protesters led by “Pai Dao Din” call for parties to leave government coalition

Anti-government protesters, who call themselves the “Talu Fah” group, gathered in front of Bhumjaithai party’s head office in Bangkok...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

39,500 COVID-infected people are in home or community isolation

Altogether 39,500 asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients have, so far, registered to remain in home or community isolation,...

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PM says ‘sorry’ over COVID losses, hints at semi-lockdown extension in ‘Dark Red’ zone

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said “sorry” over COVID-19 losses and that he is sympathizing with a lot of people...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Samut Sakhon governor spurns ministerial regulation for patient admission to triage facilities

Samut Sakhon governor Veerasak Vichitsangsri has decided to bypass ministerial red tape to speed up the admission of asymptomatic...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Thammasat hospital introduces ‘Withhold Intubation’ rule in severe aging COVID-19 cases

Due to the severe shortage of life-saving medical equipment, such as ventilators, the management of Thammasat University hospital has...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

13 million AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccine doses to be administered in Thailand by end of August

8 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine and 5 million doses of Sinovac vaccine are being administered through to the...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

2,700 COVID-19 patients wait for pre-admission in Bangkok – Erawan Centre

Bangkok is currently seeing a backlog of about 2,700 people infected with COVID-19 who are waiting at home to...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Thailand records another new daily COVID-19 infection high of 13,002, more closures mulled

Thailand recorded yet another new daily COVID-19 infection high of 13,002 today (Wednesday), after a slight drop yesterday to...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

604 Thai medics demand mRNA vaccines for frontline medical personnel

A group of 604 medical personnel, at Ramathibodi Chakri Naruebodindra Hospital of Mahidol University, have signed a joint statement...

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Business Highlight News

GSB to help 750,000 financially-troubled debtors with debt moratoria

Thailand’s state-owned Government Savings Bank (GSB) will help ease financial the burden for more than 750,000 mostly small debtors,...

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Business Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Private sector skeptical over lockdown success, without mass screening, vaccinations

Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) chairman Supant Mongkolsuthree has expressed doubt that the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)’s...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Thai FDA warns against buying S Korean COVID-19 home test kits online

The Thai Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) is warning people against ordering South Korean-made COVID-19 home test kits, being...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Contract signed for Thailand’s 20 million doses of Pfizer vaccine, delivery in Q4 this year

Thailand’s purchase contract for 20 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been signed, with delivery expected in the fourth...

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Bangkok City Hall tightens COVID-19 lockdown restrictions until August 2nd

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has imposed additional lockdown restrictions on businesses, public venues and activities in line with...

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