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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of May 29, 2020

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of May 28, 2020

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Panthongtae Shinawatra free as Attorney General will not appeal his acquittal

Thailand’s Attorney General has decided to not appeal against the acquittal, by the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases, of Mr. Panthongtae Shinawatra, the only son of former Prime…

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Research shows 86% of parents worried about their kids returning to school

About 86% of parents are concerned about their children going back to school during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they want assurances that the schools will have taken steps to prevent…

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Thai doctor faces charges for involvement in cross-border surrogacy racket

Anti-human trafficking police have summoned a Thai doctor to acknowledge charges of involvement in a Chinese-funded cross-border surrogacy service, using Thai women to bear babies for Chinese couples. The police…

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Five students arriving from Saudi Arabia test positive for coronavirus

Five Thai students, returning from Saudi Arabia via Malaysia, have tested positive for COVID-19. They are among a group of 39 returning from Saudi Arabia, who arrived in Thailand via…

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Thai state to provide 3,000 baht cash subsidy to 13 million in a “fragile group”

Citing health security, the Thai Cabinet today approved the CCSA’s proposal for an extension to the nation-wide state of emergency for another month, to the end of June. Government spokesperson…

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Thai government extends state of emergency until end of June

Citing health security, the Thai Cabinet today approved the CCSA’s proposal for an extension to the nation-wide state of emergency for another month, to the end of June. Government spokesperson…

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Cabinet to be asked to let Finance Ministry proceed with THAI rehabilitation

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngarm will propose to the Cabinet on Tuesday an amendment to its May 19th resolution, to replace the Transport Ministry with the Finance Ministry as the…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of May 25, 2020

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2 children thought to have been poisoned by mother fed corrosive substance

The director of Thammasat Hospital confirmed today that two young children, admitted with bleeding in the digestive tract, vomiting of blood and stomach inflammation, were not suffering with a disease,…

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Transport Ministry backs down over administering THAI rehabilitation plan

The Ministry of Transport has backed down over its demand to have a role in the administration of the court-sanctioned rehabilitation plan for Thai Airways International, now that the ailing…

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New Zealand’s Ardern stays cool as earthquake strikes during live interview

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV interview, and…

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FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask walks at a business district amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, Japan, May 12, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

Japan looking to end Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh $930 billion stimulus

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is looking to lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and remaining areas still facing restrictions while also considering fresh stimulus worth almost $1 trillion to…

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FILE PHOTO: Students wait for a commuter ferry under the Sydney Harbour Bridge amidst the easing of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in Sydney, Australia, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Australia’s most populous state braces for travel chaos as schools, offices reopen

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s most populous state on Monday deployed hundreds of crowd control staff to enforce social distancing on public transport amid an expected commuter surge as schools and…

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Woman under investigation for allegedly poisoning two children

Thailand’s Crime Suppression Division (CSD) are investigating a 29-year old woman who allegedly poisoned two children and displayed their suffering on the social media, to solicit public donations for medical…

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Passengers attempt to observe social distancing as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus as they ride in a BTS commuter train during rush hour in Bangkok on May 8, 2020. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

Thailand tourism to contract by 1.69 trillion baht this year – Kasikorn Research

The Thai tourism sector is forecast to suffer a revenue reduction, estimated at 1.69 trillion baht this year, due to the COVID-10 pandemic and the weak purchasing power of tourists,…

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Hua Hin’s horses for hire to return to beaches next Friday

Life is gradually returning to Thailand’s Hua Hin seaside resort, after Prachuap Khiri Khan provincial administration eased lockdown restrictions on May 18th, allowing hotels, food shops, shopping malls, department stores,…

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People stand in line to enter the Siam Paragon shopping mall as it reopened after restrictions to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus were lifted in Bangkok on May 17, 2020.

Ten new normal behaviors of Thai people – Suan Dusit Poll

Most Thai people have changed their tourism behavior by visiting destinations and using transport which are safe, according to an opinion poll by Suan Dusit University. The Suan Dusit Poll…

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FILE PHOTO: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, wearing a face mask following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, attends a news conference with officers over Beijing’s plans to impose national security legislation in Hong Kong, China May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing politicians say national security law good for business

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing politicians sought to allay worries about the impact of China’s proposed national security legislation on the Asian financial hub’s business environment, saying it…

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Phatchadaporn Sallach of Nawarat Thai Masssage in Lippstadt prepares a massage bed in line with the new hygiene measures.

Thai massage parlours in Germany battered by ‘new normal’

Owners of traditional Thai massage parlours in Germany are cautiously preparing for life in the “new normal” now that the lockdown has been relaxed. Chutima Altheim, owner of Nalin Massage…

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First group of stranded Myanmar migrant workers due to return home Saturday

Thai officials, in the western border province of Tak, held a special meeting today in preparation for the repatriation of about 50,000 migrant workers from Myanmar. Between 1,500 and 2,000…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of May 22, 2020

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Transport Ministry to nominate 4 professionals to sit on THAI’s new board

Thailand’s Ministry of Transport will nominate four professionals to the new board of Thai Airways International, tasked with managing the financially-strapped national flag carrier under the court-sanctioned rehabilitation plan. Transport…

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A plume of smoke is seen after the crash of a PIA aircraft in Karachi, Pakistan May 22, 2020. TWITTER/SHAHABNAFEES via REUTERS

Plane crashes in Pakistan with around 100 on board

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with around 100 passengers and crew crashed on Friday in a residential area of the southern city of Karachi, with…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of May 21, 2020

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Former National Office of Buddhism officials given heavy prison terms 

Former director of the National Office of Buddhism (NoB), Panom Sornsilp, and three other former senior officials were yesterday handed heavy prison sentences, after they were found guilty of corruption…

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COVID-19 strands 3 Nigerians at Suvarnabhumi airport for 2 months

Like a rerun of “The Terminal”, a 2004 American comedy-drama film starring Tom Hanks based on the true story of an Iranian refugee stuck at Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport…

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Top virologist warns school reopening must not be a political decision

The right timing for the opening of the first school semester of this year should not be a political decision, but should be based on scientific reasoning, with the physical…

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Second forensic probe finds evidence of assault on body of abducted child

Thailand’s Institute of Forensic Medicine has found signs of assault on the body of the three-year old girl, who went missing from her home in a village in Dong Luang…

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A Rohingya refugee boy runs at Kutupalong camp in Ukhia, Bangladesh last week.

Severe weather warning as Cyclone Amphan heads toward Bangladesh

Packed with winds measuring 195kph, Cyclone Amphan is moving through the upper part of the Bay of Bengal towards Bangladesh at a speed of 10kph. This will bring heavy rain…

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Shoppers queue up at the entrance of Central World shopping complex on Sunday as shutdown restrictions ease.

Thais adopt ‘new normal’ as malls reopen after shutdown eases

Thais woke up on Sunday to find malls open for the first time since March 22, as the government’s second phase of easing lockdown measures unveiled the “new normal” of…

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Thailand’s rainy season officially begins May 18th

Thailand officially enters the rainy season tomorrow (Monday), said Meteorological Department director-general Squadron Leader Somsak Khaosuwan today. Citing a meteorological model, he said that the rainy season this year will…

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Cyclone to bring heavy rain to Thailand’s southern provinces

Thailand’s six southern provinces, on the western coast, are forecast to experience heavy rain, from tomorrow until May 20th, due to the influence of Cyclone Amphan. The Thai Meteorological Department…

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Thailand’s in-bound flight ban extended until end of June

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has extended the ban on all flights into Thailand, except diplomatic, technical, medical and emergency landings, until June 30th, or until there is…

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Thailand’s PM thanks billionaires for their help

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed his heartfelt thanks to the 20 Thai billionaires from whom he sought help during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. In…

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BTS to extend operating hours to 10.30pm

The BTS skytrain system is to extend its operating hours to 10.30pm from Sunday night, to conform to the 11pm to 4am revised curfew. BTS managing director Mr. Surapong Laoha-anya…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of May 15, 2020

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PM supports court-sanctioned rehabilitation programme for THAI

Beleaguered Thai Airways International is likely to file for bankruptcy protection and have to enter a court sanctioned restructuring and rehabilitation process, Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said today.  …

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Police investigating murder of a 3-year old girl in Muk Dahan

A special team of detectives has been assembled to investigate the murder of a three-year old girl, whose body was found in a forest on Thursday night, after being missing…

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School owner gets death penalty for fatally beating one of his students

27-year old Natthaphol Thavornpibul, the owner of the Ban Phi Nath military cadet tutorial boarding school in Nakhon Sawan province, was sentenced to death today, by the Nakhon Sawan provincial…

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Elderly cabbie who pocketed 8m baht of public donations has vanished

A 72-year old taxi driver, who became an overnight millionaire after he told the media of his hardship, indebtedness and complete lack of family support, has vanished without a trace,…

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PM thanks Thais for making zero new infections today a reality

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has thanked the Thai people for their collective efforts in making it possible for Thailand to achieve no new COVID-19 infections today. In the meantime, he…

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“Pantry of Sharing” campaign unlocks Thais’ spirit of generosity

The Pantry of Sharing initiative has spurred Thais’ willingness to help out those in need. It remains to be seen, though, whether this new spirit of giving will last amid…

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People eat lunch at a street food restaurant implementing social distancing measures with plastic dividers on the tables after the Thai government relaxed measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, in Bangkok on May 7, 2020. – Thailand began easing restrictions related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus on May 3 by allowing various businesses to reopen, but warned that the stricter measures would be re-imposed should cases increase again. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

Thailand sees proliferation of food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

Food banks have become a new fad, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where anonymous philanthropic people, who want to help their fellow countrymen affected by business closures, can…

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BMA to extend operating hours of Chatuchak market to 7pm

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will extend the operating hours of Chatuchak weekend market, from 6pm to 7pm, to accommodate shoppers who prefer to visit the market in the evening,…

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International tourists, predominantly Russian nationals, enjoy the beach despite concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and restrictions for travellers at a resort in Phuket on March 20, 2020. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

Provincial governors ordered to screen everyone arriving from Phuket

All Thailand’s provincial governors have been instructed, by the country’s Interior Ministry, to screen everyone arriving from the southern resort province of Phuket and to quarantine anyone suspected of being…

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29 Thais arrested in an attempt to cross the border from Malaysia illegally

Twenty-nine Thai nationals were arrested for illegal entry today, as they attempted to sneak over the border from Malaysia into Sabayoi district of Thailand’s Songkhla province. The group of 18…

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Chatuchak market reopens as City Hall considers waiving shop rental fees

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will negotiate with the State Railway of Thailand over the waiving of rental fees at Chatuchak weekend market from next month until November. The famous…

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Britain to introduce two-week quarantine for arrivals

Britain plans to introduce a 14-day mandatory quarantine for most international arrivals, reports said Saturday, despite growing pressure on the government to relax virus lockdown measures. It comes as the…

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Summer storm warning for Thailand

Thailand’s Meteorological Department is warning people to be prepared for summer storms, expected between 10th and 13th May, bringing thunderstorms, lightning, strong winds and hail to many areas. This will…

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Thailand’s national parks may be closed for three months each year

Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is considering closing the country’s 157 national parks for three months each year, to allow the environment there to regenerate naturally and without…

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Workers of ABS-CBN and members of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines rally to show support for the broadcaster in Manila on May 5, 2020. – The Philippines’ top broadcaster ABS-CBN on May 5 was ordered off the air over a stalled operating licence renewal, drawing fresh charges that authorities were cracking down on press freedom. (Photo by Maria TAN / AFP)

Philippine top TV broadcaster critical of Duterte ordered shut

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ telecoms body ordered the country’s leading broadcaster ABS-CBN Corp to cease operations on Tuesday, as a parliament dominated by President Rodrigo Duterte’s loyalists dragged its…

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One COVID-19 patient left at Bamrasnaradura Institute of Infectious Diseases

Thailand’s Bamrasnaradura Institute of Infectious Diseases, which has been at the forefront of treating people suspected of contracting COVID-19, and was accepting up to 800 cases a day during the…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of May 4, 2020

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New classroom arrangements in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak in Tak-based Ban Huuai Nok Kok School.

Will impoverished children lose out on education in new normal?

The wide education gap dividing the haves and the have nots threatens to become a chasm now that schools have been closed as part of measures to contain the Covid-19…

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Medical staff wearing protective clothing conduct test on residents for COVID-19 coronavirus in Benan Setar Hospital, in Thailand’s southern province of Yala due to high incidence of cases in the area. (Photo by Tuwaedaniya MERINGING / AFP)

Yala province awaiting results of tests on 40 possible COVID-19 cases

A second set of swabs, taken from 40 asymptomatic in-patients at a hospital in Thailand’s Yala province, have been sent to a laboratory in Songkhla for analysis. This comes after…

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Krabi’s deputy governor apologizes for derogatory comment about Phuket

The deputy governor of Thailand’s Krabi province has offered a public apology to the people of Phuket for his derogatory and unproven claim that they had spread coronavirus to his…

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Air passengers should check destination restrictions prior to travel

As Nok Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Air and Thai VietJet have resumed domestic services from Lampang, Mae Sot, Phitsanuloke, Buriram, Sakhon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Roi-Et, Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani,…

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Governor Chaiwat Chuenkosum leading a campaign to clean up the streets of Ratchaburi when he was its governor.

Loei governor rises as “savior” in Covid-19 struggle

Given his humble background and inspirational rise to the top, Loei governor Chaiwat Chuenkosum knows exactly where to find people in dire need. Hence, his destination one day recently was…

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Their Majesties’ Royal project photos revealed on their first wedding anniversary

Today marks the first anniversary of the Royal Wedding of Their Majesties the King and Queen of Thailand. A website for the Royal court has released a set of pictures,…

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Activist Srisuwan cries foul over plan to fell Yang trees in Yasothon province

Thailand’s renowned social activist, Srisuwan Janya, has voiced his strong objection to the planned felling of several Yang trees, some of which are thought to be over 100 years old,…

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Three suspected insurgents killed in Pattani province

Three suspected insurgents were shot dead and a member of the Government’s security forces was injured in a firefight in Nong Chik district of Thailand’s southernmost province of Pattani this…

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Cabinet endorses aid package for disabled people

The Thai cabinet has approved a package of financial support, which includes a one-time 1,000 baht subsidy for each of Thailand’s 2.03 million registered disabled people. The support is to…

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Civil society network opposes delay to ban on toxic farm substances

Members of the civil society network opposed to hazardous farm chemicals submitted a letter to Thailand’s Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit today, protesting against a move by the Thai Chamber of…

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People wear masks as they commute during the morning rush hour Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Chuo district in Tokyo. A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 75,000 people globally. More than 1,000 cases have been confirmed outside mainland China. Most of the cases outside China involve people from a cruise ship quarantined at a Japanese port. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Thais in Japan advised to register to return home on 2 flights in May

Thai citizens in Japan, who wish to return home, have been advised to register via the Thai embassy’s website, if they want seats on two repatriation flights in May. The…

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Thailand now ready for cautious easing of lockdown restrictions – Dr. Prasit

The COVID-19 situation in Thailand is now entering the phase where lockdown restrictions can be eased, but social distancing and the wearing of face masks are still essential, said Professor…

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A general view shows an empty street in Bangkok on April 3, 2020, ahead of a nationwide night curfew aimed at stemming the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

CCSA to propose extension of state of emergency and curfew until end of May

The CCSA, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has decided to extend the current state of emergency, due to expire on April 30th, until the end of May and to…

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Government whips reject Opposition call for debate on executive decrees

Opposition demands for the convening of a special parliamentary meeting, to debate the Thai government’s three executive decrees, related to the acquisition of massive loans to cushion the economic impacts…

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New COVID-19 infections fall to 9, lowest since January

Thailand today reported 9 new COVID-19 infections, which is the lowest daily increase since January 27th, when eight cases were recorded. The new infections have increased accumulated cases to 2,931….

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Johnson, 55, was admitted to hospital on April 5 suffering from “persistent symptoms” of coronavirus. (AFP/File/Ben STANSALL)

PM Johnson back to work as UK virus problems mount

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to work on Monday more than three weeks after being hospitalised for the coronavirus and spending three days in intensive care. Johnson, one of…

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168 Thais from New Zealand to arrive in Bangkok tonight

168 Thai nationals, many of them students, who have been stuck in New Zealand during the coronavirus lockdown, will return home tonight (27th April). The Royal Thai Embassy in Wellington…

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Immigration officials negotiating with Thai returnees at Suvarnabhumi airport yesterday.

Visitors to orthopedic clinic in Yala must report to health officials immediately

Those who visited an orthopedic clinic on April 23rd, in Muang district of Thailand’s southern border province of Yala, were told today to report immediately to their nearest health office,…

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Wildlife species stage a comeback in a peaceful environment

One of the more positive aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand is that, with people staying at home and tourism all but ceased, the environment has an opportunity to…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of April 25, 2020

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Report says Thailand’s suicide rate increasing during coronavirus pandemic

Driven to desperation by the unprecedented economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of Thais taking their own lives to escape their hardship has increased, according to a research…

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PM mourns death of 72-year old health volunteer in road accident

Thailand’s Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, has offered his condolences to the family of a 72-year old public health volunteer who died in a recent road accident, as he was on…

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New procedures for airline operations during COVID-19 pandemic

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) recently held a meeting with 20 airline operators to discuss compulsory operating procedures to be used when they resume their domestic services on…

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Summer storms to affect most parts of Thailand today and tomorrow

Thailand’s Meteorological Department has warned people in most parts of the country to brace for summer storms, bringing with them strong winds, lightning and isolated hail, today and tomorrow. The…

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Nan province eases lockdown restrictions today

Thailand’s northern border province of Nan eased its anti-COVID-19 lockdown restrictions today, by allowing electrical appliance stores to reopen, claiming that electrical equipment is necessary for daily life. Customers are…

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Opposition wants special parliamentary meeting over executive decrees

Thailand’s opposition parties have asked Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to consult the cabinet about the opening of an extraordinary session of parliament, to allow all parties to debate the Government’s…

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Cabinet approves power bill cuts for 22 million Thai households for 3 months

The cabinet has approved an Energy Ministry proposal for the Government to help shoulder the electricity bills of 22 million households for three months, back dated to March, to cushion…

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One million people disqualified from 5,000-baht subsidy lodge appeals

Over the past two days, about one million people, who were disqualified from receiving the Government’s monthly 5,000 baht hardship subsidy, have submitted their appeals, Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, secretary to…

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City Hall extends liquor sale ban until end of April

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has extended the ban on the wholesale and retail sale of liquor, from April 20th until end of the month, in line with the ban…

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Doctors caution against early relaxation of lockdown restrictions

A group of 14 doctors is cautioning the Thai Government against the premature easing of lockdown restrictions, as pressure mounts from people and businesses to reopen. The doctors submitted a…

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3 COVID-19 related economic support executive decrees now in effect

An Executive Decree, which empowers the Thai government to secure loans of up to 1.9 trillion baht to help cushion the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and…

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Anti-coronavirus candidate vaccine being tested on animals in Thailand

Thailand’s National Vaccines Institute, in cooperation with the Medical Science and Science faculties of Mahidol University and the Faculty of Pharmacy of Chulalongkorn University, is now testing a candidate COVID-19…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of April 18, 2020

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Thai Female trio “Super Valentine” releases new song “Super Spreader” to warn people about the coronavirus. Image Credit: TOPLINE Music Official

Thais find new harmony in songs to beat virus

“This is no joke, the super spreader can hurt everyone,” warn the lyrics of a new Thai YouTube hit. “Covid comes with cough and fever. Step out of your house…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of April 15, 2020

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Nonthaburi governor backtracks over decision to ease lockdown restrictions

In a sudden volte-face, Nonthaburi Governor Suchin Chakchumsak has rescinded an order he issued yesterday, to ease lockdown restrictions from tomorrow (Wednesday), on several retail businesses, which have all been…

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Thai government warned 10 million may lose their jobs in next three months

As many as ten million workers in Thailand may lose their jobs in the next three months, if the COVID-19 pandemic drags on and if the Government does not provide…

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Thailand’s new daily COVID-19 infection rate falls to 28, the lowest for 3 weeks

Thailand has reported a steady drop in new COVID-19 infections for 5 consecutive days, from last Thursday’s 54 to 28 today – the lowest rate for three weeks. According to…

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Orange growers had to dump their fruit due to lack of buyers during lockdown. Image Credit: Manager Online

Lockdown forces orange growers to dump their fruit due to lack of buyers

A number of orange growers in Thailand’s Sukhothai province have been forced to dispose of their fruit, because of a lack of customers, due to the inter-provincial travel restrictions imposed…

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660,000 COVID-19 “high-risk” people under watch of health volunteers

Over the past two months, health volunteers have visited more than 11.8 million households around Thailand and have identified about 660,000 people who are thought to be at high-risk of…

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3,500 hotel rooms readied as quarantine facilities for Thai returning from abroad

The Government is preparing about 3,500 private hotel rooms, in Bangkok and in the provinces, to house returning Thais in quarantine once the ban on incoming international flights, imposed by…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of April 11, 2020

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Thailand sees further fall in daily new coronavirus cases with 45 today

New COVID-19 infections in Thailand have fallen for the third consecutive day, from Thursday’s 54 to yesterday’s 50 and 45 today, with many cases related to people returning from abroad,…

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Thailand’s new COVID-19 infection rate continues to fall

Today (Saturday), 45 new coronavirus infections were reported, 5 fewer than yesterday. 2 more fatalities were also recorded. According to the CCSA, today’s confirmed cases bring the country’s total to…

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PM asks public to cancel all Songkran-related activities

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged the Thai public not to take part in any Songkran-related activities next week, in a bid to prevent further spread of COVID-19.   In…

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