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Family Of Covid Victim Sues Prayut, CCSA For THB4.5m

14 May, 2021

The mother of Kulsub Watthanaphol, a well-known figure in Thailand’s e-sport industry, filed a case at Administrative Court on Friday to demand THB4.53 million in compensation for the death of her son.

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Blanket Vaccination Plan To Launch In June

14 May, 2021

Walk-in vaccination services will be part of a blanket, three-channel Covid-19 inoculation campaign to be launched by the government next month.

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Average 5% Infected In Bangkok Communities

14 May, 2021

Positive test results range up to 10%

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Charges Progress Against Phuket Mass Party Venue Operators

14 May, 2021

Patong Police Chief Col Sujin Nilabodi has confirmed that the managers of the three venues where the mass parties were held in Phuket last month, marking the beginning of the ‘Third Wave’ infections on the island, will face charges under the Emergency Decree.

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Thai FDA Approves Moderna Vaccine

14 May, 2021

Thailand's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given emergency use authorisation for the Covid-19 vaccine of Moderna, an FDA official said.

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TAT Slashes Goal For Local Tourism

14 May, 2021

Stimulus measures could start in June

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Foreigners Face Longer Wait For Jab

14 May, 2021

Foreigners in Thailand may have to wait until August before receiving vaccinations from the government, City Hall's top health official said yesterday.

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30 New Covid Deaths, 2,256 New Cases

14 May, 2021

There were 30 new local Covid-19 fatalities reported on Friday, for a toll of 548, and 2,256 new cases, raising the total to 96,050.

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Vaccination Walk-ins Delayed

14 May, 2021

Many let down, 1 day after announcement

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Ministry Plans To Vaccinate All Students

14 May, 2021

The government is working on a plan to vaccinate students at all levels as well as people who reside near universities, the Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, Anek Laothamatas, said on Thursday.

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NHSO Seeks B9.8bn Boost

14 May, 2021

Covid costs rise with increase in cases

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Elephant Limps Away After Collision With 10-wheel Truck

13 May, 2021

A 10-wheel truck smashed into a wild elephant on a dark road in a Buri Ram wildlife sanctuary early this morning, causing damage to both the vehicle and the animal.

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32 Covid Deaths, 4,887 New Cases

13 May, 2021

There were 32 new Covid-19 deaths over the past 24 hours, bringing the toll to 518, and 4,887 new cases, raising the total to 93,794, the Public Health Ministry reported on Thursday.

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Private Hospitals Target July Date For First Moderna Jabs

13 May, 2021

Private hospitals in Thailand are targeting July as the earliest date in which the Moderna vaccines might be made available in Thailand, sources told Thai Enquirer on Thursday.

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Ministry Promises ‘walk-in’ Virus Shots

13 May, 2021

Walk-in services for COVID-19 vaccination could be immediately taken to any province that is ready to provide free jabs to any person who has expressed a wish to get the vaccine, according to the Ministry of Public Health.

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34 Dead, 1,983 New Cases As Third Wave Continues Hitting Thailand

13 May, 2021

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported 34 deaths and 1,983 new cases, including nine returnees, over a 24-hour period on Wednesday.

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Thailand Eyes Travel Bubble Discussion With Vietnam

12 May, 2021

Thai authorities said they are considering travel bubbles with some Asian countries and territories, including Vietnam, so that international tourism could resume possibly in October.

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Creditors Vote Wednesday On THAI Rehab Plan

12 May, 2021

Some stakeholders reject debt haircuts

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PM Wants Covid-19 Vaccinations To Become Top Priority

12 May, 2021

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said he proposed to a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday that Covid-19 vaccinations should become a national agenda in which the government would prioritise procurement and distribution of vaccines, and he would therefore like to urge people to register to get the all-important jab.

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New Daily High, 34 Covid Deaths

12 May, 2021

The government on Wednesday reported a record daily high of 34 Covid-19 related deaths, lifting the total to 486, along with 1,983 new infections.

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Covid Infection Rate Could Delay Phuket's Reopening, Governor Warns

12 May, 2021

The planned reopening of the province to fully-vaccinated international tourists from July 1 may not materialise if the number of daily infections continues at the current rate.

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Bangkok Canal Commuters Get More Boats Amid Virus Fears

12 May, 2021

Saen Saep canal boat operators are adding more services amid concern that crowding from high passenger numbers could help spread Covid-19 in Bangkok.

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Up To 80% Of SMEs Hit By Lack Of Liquidity, 100,000 May Close For Good If Covid Crisis Persists

12 May, 2021

About 70 to 80 per cent of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are suffering from a lack of liquidity since the third Covid-19 wave hit Thailand in late March and 100,000 could close for good, warned Saengchai Theerakulwanich, president of the Federation of Thai SMEs, calling for urgent government help.

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5m Targeted For Jabs In City

12 May, 2021

Mass inoculation push over 2 months

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Thailand Inks Pre-Brexit Export Quota Deal With EU

11 May, 2021

Thailand and the European Union (EU) have signed a new tariff rate quota deal, under which a predetermined number of the kingdom's goods can be exported to the bloc at pre-Brexit tax rates.

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Thailand Still Plans To Attract Foreign Tourists In The Last Quarter Of 2021 Targeting 4 Million Visitors

11 May, 2021

New visitor charge for all incoming travellers from 2022 will be ?300 but will provide for automatic insurance cover for foreign tourists in Thailand.

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Major Hurdles Remain For Thailand’s Vaccine Drive

11 May, 2021

The government of Prayut Chan-ocha has finally prioritized vaccinations as a means to stop the pandemic but major hurdles remain to inoculate the population including production concerns and vaccination capacity.

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Overseas And Overlooked, Americans In Thailand Seek Vaccines

11 May, 2021

Americans in Thailand urge US to provide Covid-19 vaccines to citizens overseas

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Covid-19 Surge Stalls Flights

11 May, 2021

Aeronautical Radio of Thailand has lowered its estimates for domestic and international airline traffic in 2021 to 323,093 flights.

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31 Covid Deaths, 1,919 New Cases

11 May, 2021

The government reported another 31 Covid-19 fatalities on Tuesday, for an accumulated toll of 452, and 1,919 new infections raise the total caseload since the start of the pandemic to 86,924.

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