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 to do with ideology and power play than genuine well-being…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 16, 2021

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188 new COVID-19 cases and 628 recoveries recorded in Thailand on Friday

Thailand recorded 188 new COVID-19 cases today, while 628 people have recovered from the disease, according to CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin. The new infections are 154 locally-acquired, including 73…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 15, 2021

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249 new COVID-19 cases today, increase in middle-aged women getting infected

Thailand today has recorded 249 new COVID-19 cases, raising the cumulative total to 10,547 since early last year, including 6,090 cases since December 15th, when the first infection of the…

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Pattaya is a ghost town, but a handful entrepreneurs persevere

It was often said that Thailand’s world famous seaside resort town of Pattaya never sleeps. That was broadly true, until late last month, when the country’s second wave of COVID-19…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 11, 2021

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 9, 2021

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 8, 2021

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 6, 2021

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COVID-19 Lockdown

Koh Larn under full lockdown

On the popular Larn Island off Pattaya, the local community resolved unanimously to lockdown the island until January 20th. Sorasak Thongbongpetch, secretary of the island’s community, said the decision has…

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Eateries in Bangkok can cater to dine-in customers up to 7pm only 

Starting Tuesday, restaurants, food shops and pavement food stalls in Bangkok can serve dine-in customers until 7pm only, after which only takeaway services are permissible, as the city’s administration tightens…

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Central shrimp market in Samut Sakhon province.

COVID-19 infections jump to record high with 745 new cases in a single day

Thailand recorded 745 new COVID-19 cases today (Monday), the most in a single day since the virus reached Thailand, with the majority of the new cases being migrant workers. One…

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US President-elect Joe Biden speaks at the Queen Theater after a COVID-19 briefing in Wilmington, Delaware./ AFP

Biden says Trump vaccine plan falling ‘far behind’

US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday vowed a relentless effort to fight Covid-19 the moment he takes office, as he warned that Donald Trump’s vaccination drive was falling dangerously short….

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144 new COVID-19 cases in Thailand, Deputy Minister complains about illegal gambling in Rayong

Thailand recorded 144 new COVID-19 cases today (Monday), including 115 locally-acquired cases involving Thais, 14 foreign migrant workers and 15 arrivals from abroad in state quarantine, according to CCSA spokesman…

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Thailand could manufacture COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2021

The Faculty of Medicine of Chulalongkorn University is expected to begin the first phase of candidate COVID-19 vaccine trials in humans next April. Should the vaccine candidate pass phase 1…

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81 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand today, 26 linked to Samut Sakhon

Thailand recorded 81 new COVID-19 cases today, including 37 Thais, of which 26 are related to a Samut Sakhon and 35 Myanmar migrant workers. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin said…

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Migrant workers stand in lines to get COVID-19 tests in Samut Sakhon

CCSA spokesman urges sympathy for migrant workers

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has called for understanding and sympathy for Myanmar migrant workers who are being affected by a new surge of the Covid-19 pandemic. “They…

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PM to chair special CCSA meeting tomorrow on measures to deal with COVID-19 outbreak

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has called a special meeting of the Centre of COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Thursday, to discuss measures needed to cope with the current COVID-19…

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Keep calm, Taiwan says after first local COVID-19 case in eight months

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on people on Wednesday to keep calm after the island confirmed its first locally transmitted case of COVID-19 since April 12, as the government announced…

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New COVID-19 outbreak to cost ฿45-60bn in economic damage if not contained in a month

It has been estimated that the current COVID-19 outbreak will cost the Thai economy about two billion baht a day, or as much as 60 billion baht a month, if…

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Seven-month old baby infected with COVID-19 in Suphan Buri province

A seven-month old girl, in Thailand’s central province of Suphan Buri, has become the youngest COVID-19 case since the start of the new outbreak, which originated in Samut Sakhon and…

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A worker carries a second-hand kitchen item at Tenpos Busters’ reuse center in Yokohama, Japan./ REUTERS

Kitchen equipment piles up as pandemic shutters Japan’s restaurants

A truck laden with kitchen sinks, cutlery, pots and pans pulls up to a warehouse in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, and workers begin to unload the goods taken from shuttered…

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Three more COVID-19 cases in Samut Sakhon as employers told not to hire illegal migrants

Employers in Thailand’s the coastal province of Samut Sakhon have been warned not to hire illegal migrant workers from Myanmar, or face harsh penalties, as health officials step up their…

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Three new COVID-19 cases linked to Thachilek recorded today in Chiang Rai

Three more Thai returnees from Myanmar’s Thachilek Township, in local quarantine facilities in the northern province of Chiang Rai, have tested positive for COVID-19, raising the number of infections linked…

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28 new COVID-19 cases, including one medic, are recorded in Thailand today

Thailand today recorded 28 new COVID-19 cases, including a medic infected in an alternative state quarantine facility and six Thai returnees from Myanmar’s Thachilek Township and in local quarantine. CCSA…

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25 new COVID cases recorded today, including seven more in Chiang Rai

Thailand recorded 25 new COVID-19 cases today (Wednesday), the biggest single day jump in several months. The infections are among arrivals from abroad in state quarantine, including seven Thai returnees…

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90 year old Margaret Keenan, the first patient in the UK to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, administered by nurse May Parsons at University Hospital, Coventry, England, Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020./ AP

Turning point’: UK giving 1st doses of COVID-19 vaccine

British health authorities rolled out the first doses of a widely tested and independently reviewed COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, starting a global immunization program that is expected to gain momentum as…

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Four medics working in quarantine facility infected with COVID-19

Four medical personnel, working at an alternative state quarantine facility in Bangkok, are among 19 new COVID-19 cases recorded today (Tuesday). Dr. Chakkarath Pittayawong-anon, director of the Strategy and Planning…

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People line up to have their temperatures taken as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus at the Ministry of Transport at the border crossing over the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot in Tak province on October 29, 2020. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

We must develop a conscience to prevent a second wave of COVID-19

Thailand has been praised on the international stage for the way it is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. But the recent cases, discovered in several provinces, resulting from a group…

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Everyone in Chiang Rai to wear face masks as six new COVID-19 cases are reported

A province-wide campaign will be launched in Thailand’s northern border province of Chiang Rai to encourage everyone there to wear a face mask while they are outdoors, after six more…

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Betong residents told stay alert after Thai woman in quarantine diagnosed with COVID-19

People in the border district of Betong, Yala province, have been warned not to lower their guard and to wear face masks every time they are outdoors after a Thai…

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Dry ice will be used to help transport the Covid-19 vaccine, but hackers are targeting the supply chain involved, IBM has warned./ AFP

Hackers targeting Covid-19 vaccine supply chain, IBM warns

With multiple vaccines close to becoming available in a world gripped by the coronavirus pandemic, manufacturers have become the target of hackers trying to steal trade secrets or disrupt supply…

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16 Thais among 18 new COVID-19 cases recorded today in Thailand

Thailand today (Wednesday) recorded 18 new COVID-19 cases, including 16 Thais returning from abroad and a bar worker, who slipped into Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province from Myanmar’s…

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COVID-19 scare in Chiang Rai as everyone returning from Myanmar last month to be screened 

All people who travelled between Myanmar and Thailand’s Chiang Rai province in November have been told to report to health officials or village heads for COVID-19 screening, as the provincial…

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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of World Health Organization (WHO)/ REUTERS

‘Pandemic’ chosen as Word of the Year

The 2020 prize for Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year went to an obvious choice: pandemic. The term had the most online dictionary lookups of any word, Merriam-Webster said on its…

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Los Angeles orders more restrictions as coronavirus surges

Los Angeles County announced a new stay-home order Friday as coronavirus cases surged out of control in the nation’s most populous county, banning most gatherings but stopping short of a…

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A man has his temperature taken as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus at the Ministry of Transport at the border crossing over the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot in Tak province.

Three border camps, for 70,000 displaced people from Myanmar, locked down

About 70,000 displaced people from Myanmar, who have taken refuge in three border camps in Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak, have been barred from leaving after one of them was…

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Pandemic respite for Thai ‘sea gypsies’ threatened by mass tourism

Coronavirus has wrought havoc across the world, but for Thailand’s “sea gypsies” it has brought welcome respite from the threat of mass tourism. Since the pandemic began, life has been…

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CCSA postpones public health ministry’s plan to shorten mandatory quarantine

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, withheld approval today for the Public Health Ministry’s proposal to partially replace the 14-day mandatory quarantine with…

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South Korea to tighten social distancing, warns of new COVID-19 crisis

South Korea will impose stricter social distancing rules for the greater Seoul area a month after easing them, officials said on Tuesday, warning of an even bigger crisis if anti-COVID-19…

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In new breakthrough, Moderna’s Covid vaccine nearly 95% effective

US biotech firm Moderna on Monday announced its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was almost 95 percent effective, a result hailed by the country’s top infectious disease scientist as “stunningly impressive.”…

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US adds 1 million Covid cases in less than a week

The US surpassed 11 million coronavirus cases Sunday, adding one million new cases in less than a week, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The dizzying rise came…

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British PM Johnson self-isolating after COVID-19 contact

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, a fresh setback after infighting among his top advisers plunged Downing Street…

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Dr. Walairat Chaifoo, director of the Epidemiology Division of the Diseases Control Department.

South Korean soldier found with COVID-19 after return from Thailand

A South Korean military officer, who participated in the planning of the Cobra Gold military exercise in Thailand’s eastern province of Rayong, was found to be infected with COVID-19 upon…

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US hits record COVID-19 hospitalizations amid virus surge

The U.S. hit a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations Tuesday and surpassed 1 million new confirmed cases in just the first 10 days of November amid a nationwide surge of…

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Thailand records four new COVID-19 infections, including a Hungarian diplomat

A Hungarian diplomat in Thailand is among four new COVID-19 cases recorded in the country today, according to the CCSA. The 53-year old unidentified diplomat is reported to have been…

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Vaccine ‘milestone’ hailed as global Covid cases soar

One of the teams racing to develop a coronavirus vaccine announced Monday its drug had shown 90 percent effectiveness, sending markets soaring and raising hopes of an end to the…

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Global coronavirus cases exceed 50 million after 30-day spike

Global coronavirus infections exceeded 50 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, with a second wave of the virus in the past 30 days accounting for a quarter of…

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People line up to sanitise their hands as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus at the Ministry of Transport at the border crossing over the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot in Tak province.

Thailand records seven new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Seven new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Thailand today (Sunday). Six of them arrived from abroad and are in state quarantine and one is a Myanmar truck driver, who has…

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Thailand records one death and eight new COVID-19 cases on Friday

Thailand reported its latest death from COVID-19, the 60th since the outbreak of the contagion, as eight new infections were also recorded today, according to the CCSA. The fatality was…

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attending a press briefing on COVID-19 at the WHO headquarters in Geneva.. / AFP

WHO chief in quarantine after contact tests positive for Covid-19

The World Health Organization chief said late Sunday that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for Covid-19, but stressed he had no symptoms….

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People wearing face mask walk by an empty cafe in Berlin, Germany / REUTERS

France and Germany thrust into lockdown as second COVID-19 wave sweeps Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe before…

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Seven new COVID-19 cases are recorded in Thailand on Monday

Thailand today recorded seven new COVID-19 cases, all of them are Thais returning from abroad and in state quarantine, according to the CCSA. The seven new infections include two men…

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Spain orders nationwide curfew to stem worsening outbreak

Buckling under the resurgence of the coronavirus in Europe, the Spanish government on Sunday declared a national state of emergency that includes an overnight curfew in hopes of not repeating…

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Thailand records five new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Five new COVID-19 cases, all in state quarantine, were recorded in Thailand today (Sunday), according to the CCSA, including four Thai women returning from abroad and one 60-year old French…

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Three illegal immigrants caught at Thai-Myanmar border with ฿8m cash

Thai security officials seized about 8 million baht in cash from three Chinese nationals today. They had slipped across the porous Thai-Myanmar border, in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s northwestern…

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Medical staff wait for people wishing to perform a free test in a mobile Covid-19 novel coronavirus swab testing site on Khao San Road in the famous backpacker district of Bangkok on October 12, 2020.

Four new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Saturday

Thailand today recorded four new COVID-19 cases, including a French woman on Samui Island and three Thais returning from abroad, according to the CCSA. One of the three Thais is…

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial Brazil volunteer dies, trial to continue

Brazilian health authority Anvisa said on Wednesday that a volunteer in a clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University had died but added that the…

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Hong Kong, Singapore agree ‘travel bubble’

Hong Kong and Singapore on Thursday said they had agreed “in principle” to set up a bubble allowing residents to travel freely between the two financial hubs as long as…

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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for Covid-19: Portuguese FA

Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website. The 35-year-old Juventus forward, who has been voted the world’s top…

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China to test whole city of 9m as Europe rolls out new virus rules

All nine million people in a major Chinese port city will be tested for Covid-19 following a tiny outbreak, health officials said Monday, as surging infection numbers in Europe force…

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11 schools in Mae Sot closed as health officials conduct random COVID-19 tests

Eleven municipal schools, in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak, are closed today as health workers spray them with disinfectant. Meanwhile, health officials are conducting random COVID-19…

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Thailand records 15 new COVID-19 cases in quarantine

Fifteen new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in state quarantine, including six Thai soldiers returning from South Sudan, have been recorded in Thailand today, according to the CCSA. In addition to the…

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Border security with Malaysia increased to prevent spread of COVID-19

Security at the Thai-Malaysian border, especially along the Kolok River, has been increased, with more frequent patrols by troops and police aimed at preventing illegal migrants from slipping into Thailand,…

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Back to basics: how Covid-19 has changed our relationship with food

COVID-19’s appetite for swallowing up businesses has made everyone struggle and those who are escaping virtually unscathed are mainly new-generation food entrepreneurs who are taking advantage of what their predecessors…

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French-Japanese designer Kenzo Takada dies from COVID-19

Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81. The family said in a statement…

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Supporters of President Donald Trump gather outside of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after the President was admitted for treatment of COVID-19 on October 4, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. The President announced via Twitter early Friday morning that he had tested positive. Numerous other prominent GOP figures and members of Congress have also tested positive in the last few days. AFP

Trump criticized for leaving hospital to greet supporters

US President Donald Trump sparked an angry backlash from the medical community Sunday with a protocol-breaking visit to his supporters outside the hospital where he is being treated for the…

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Five new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand

Thailand has recorded five new COVID-19 cases among foreign arrivals and Thai returnees in state quarantine today. According to the CCSA, one is a 26-year old Filipino, who arrived in…

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Thailand records five new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine

Thailand has recorded five new COVID-19 cases today (Wednesday), including one Thai soldier returning from South Sudan and another Thai arriving from Kuwait, who had been infected by the virus…

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Signs prohibiting entry to the Royal Hotel, currently used as an alternative state quarantine (ASQ) hotel for people returning to the country from abroad in an attempt to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, are seen displayed at the entrance of the building in Bangkok on September 28, 2020.

Thailand records 14 new COVID-19 cases today, including 7 Thai soldiers returning from South Sudan

Seven more Thai soldiers, returning from South Sudan, are among 14 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand today (Tuesday). According to the CCSA, the new infections, confirmed by tests conducted…

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File photo, workers from “Hevra Kadisha,” Israel’s official Jewish burial society, prepare a body before a funeral procession at a special morgue for COVID-19 victims in the central Israeli city of Holon, near Tel Aviv. The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

Joginder Chaudhary was his parents’ greatest pride, raised with the little they earned farming a half-acre plot in central India to become the first doctor from their village. For the…

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Yin Weidong, CEO of the Chinese pharmaceutical company SinoVac, speaks to journalists during a tour of a vaccine factory in Beijing on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. SinoVac, one of China’s pharmaceutical companies behind a leading COVID-19 vaccine candidate says its vaccine will be ready by early 2021 for distribution worldwide, including the U.S.

Chinese company says coronavirus vaccine ready by early 2021

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese pharmaceutical company said Thursday the coronavirus vaccine it is developing should be ready by early 2021 for distribution worldwide, including the United States.   Yin…

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Covid-19 and the world: It’s “death” versus “new life”

In the view of Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, the coronavirus pandemic has presented humanity with an opportunity to build a new world. “It’s a…

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Three new COVID-19 cases in quarantine recorded in Thailand

Thailand today recorded three new COVID-19 cases, all among Thais returning from abroad and isolated in state quarantine. According to the CCSA, two new infections are a 39-year old female…

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A waiter wearing a face mask or covering due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cleans a table outside a restaurant in Covent Garden, London on September 22, 2020.

Britain to impose new virus curbs as WHO issues grim warning

The British government announced fresh steps on Tuesday to try to stop a coronavirus surge in England, as the World Health Organization warned that new cases worldwide soared to record…

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England to require earlier 10 p.m. closing time for pubs, eateries after virus spike

All pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality venues across the whole of England must start closing at 10 p.m. from Thursday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson tackles a second wave…

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Six new COVID-19 cases recorded in quarantine in Thailand

Thailand recorded six new COVID-19 infections today, all among Thais who have returned from abroad and are in state quarantine. According to the CCSA, two new cases are an 8-year…

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New grand plan to bring tourists back to Thailand in fallout of COVID-19

Thailand is preparing to welcome back foreign tourists – at least, those with deep pockets – from next month, with a strategy that seeks to restore its battered tourism sector…

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A health worker wearing protective gear collects a swab sample from a resident during a medical screening for the Covid-19 coronavirus at a police colony in Mumbai on September 16, 2020. – India’s total coronavirus cases passed five million on September 16, health ministry data showed, as the pandemic extends its grip on the vast country at an ever-faster rate. (Photo by Punit PARANJPE / AFP)

India virus cases cross 5 million in ‘worse than sci-fi’ pandemic

Coronavirus infections in India soared past five million on Wednesday, as a WHO envoy warned the pandemic was “still at the beginning”. Global cases are rapidly approaching 30 million, with…

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Ten new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine recorded in Thailand

Thailand today reports ten new COVID-19 cases, most are Thai arrivals from abroad in state quarantine, including a one-year old girl. According to the CCSA, the ten new infections arrived…

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Conflict over trucks operating between Thailand and Myanmar

Thai and Myanmar officials are in conflict over the operation of cargo trucks travelling between Thailand’s Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province and the Thachilek township in Myanmar. The…

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This photo taken on January 11, 2019 shows the river separating the town of Muse in Myanmar (foreground) and Ruili in China (background), as seen from Muse in Shan State [File: Ye Aung Thu/AFP]

China locks down city on Myanmar border over coronavirus

China has locked down a city on the border with Myanmar and will launch a mass coronavirus testing programme, officials said Tuesday, after a handful of infections were detected there….

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Two new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine recorded in Thailand

Thailand today has recorded two new COVID-19 cases among Thais returning from abroad and in state quarantine. According to the CCSA, the they are a 23-year old man and a…

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Chinese investment in Australia plunges as tensions mount

Chinese investment in Australia almost halved in 2019, new data released Monday showed, as relations between the two countries deteriorated. Researchers from the Australian National University said Chinese investment Down…

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A Japanese film producer is the only new COVID-19 infection in Thailand today

Thailand recorded one new COVID-19 case today (Wednesday), among returnees from abroad currently in state quarantine. According to the CCSA, the new case is a 38-year old Japanese film producer…

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Four French tourists allowed into Phuket as part of a trial reopening

Four French tourists recently arrived in Phuket on a private jet and were approved to enter Thailand by the CCSA, to test the readiness of COVID-19 preventive measures on the…

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Covid-19 vaccine trial paused after unexplained illness

Clinical trials of one of the most advanced experimental Covid-19 vaccines, which is being developed by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Oxford University, were “paused” Tuesday after a volunteer developed an…

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One new COVID-19 case recorded in Thailand

Thailand recorded one new COVID-19 case in state quarantine today, according to the CCSA. The new infection is a 46-year old Indian man, who arrived from India on September 1st…

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City Hall opens hotlines for people to seek advice on COVID-19 infection

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has opened hot lines for people in Bangkok infected with COVID-19, or who are at risk of becoming infected, so they can seek consultations with…

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Five new COVID-19 cases recorded today among those in quarantine

Thailand today recorded five new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine (SQ) in Bangkok. According to the CCSA, two of the new cases are French citizens, one is a three-year old…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of August 31, 2020

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People walk in front of a child playing music on her electric keyboard in central Bangkok on July 24, 2020. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

No new COVID-19 infections recorded in Thailand today 

Thailand is free of new COVID-19 infections today, while three more people have recovered. According to the CCSA, cumulative infections remain at 3,411 whereas total recoveries have risen to 3,252…

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

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Thailand records one new COVID-19 case in state quarantine

Thailand today recorded one new COVID-19 infection among returnees in state quarantine, while eight more people have recovered from the disease and returned home. According to the CCSA, the new…

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Five new COVID-19 infections reported in quarantine

Thailand today recorded five new COVID-19 cases among those who have returned from abroad and are in state quarantine. According to the CCSA’s daily briefing on the COVID-19 situation in…

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

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A nurse shows a COVID-19 vaccine produced by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech at the Sao Lucas Hospital, in Porto Alegre, southern Brazil on August 08, 2020.

China to prioritize Mekong countries for COVID-19 vaccine

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Monday promised five Southeast Asian partners priority access to a coronavirus vaccine and pledged to share water control information for flood-hit nations along the…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of August 24, 2020

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