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  • Record high 15,335 new COVID-19 cases, 129 more deaths on Sunday
    by Mintra Adair on July 25, 2021 at 10:37 am

    COVID-19 infections in Thailand soared to a new high today (Sunday), logging 15,335 cases and 129 more deaths, according to the CCSA. Of the new infections, 11,759 are locally acquired… The post Record high 15,335 new COVID-19 cases, 129 more deaths on Sunday first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Zuellig Pharma says Thai Red Cross Society’s order for 5 million doses of Moderna vaccine is being processed
    by Mintra Adair on July 25, 2021 at 9:32 am

    Zuellig Pharma, the sole distributor of Moderna vaccine in Thailand, has informed the Thai Red Cross Society (TRCS) that the company has already notified the manufacturer of the order for… The post Zuellig Pharma says Thai Red Cross Society’s order for 5 million doses of Moderna vaccine is being processed first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 500,000 doses of US-donated Pfizer vaccine to be given to Thailand’s frontline medics
    by Mintra Adair on July 25, 2021 at 9:03 am

    No fewer than 500,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine, from the 1.5 million doses donated to Thailand by the United States, will be administered to frontline medical personnel, said Dr. Rungruang… The post 500,000 doses of US-donated Pfizer vaccine to be given to Thailand’s frontline medics first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Ubon Ratchathani’s Candle Festival goes virtual
    by Mintra Adair on July 25, 2021 at 7:16 am

    A couple of years ago, before the pandemic became part of our lives, anything online was considered a gimmick, something to enhance “modernity”. Today, though, online events are unavoidable, so… The post Ubon Ratchathani’s Candle Festival goes virtual first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Health official asks locals to be calm over the arrival of infected for isolation in their province
    by Mintra Adair on July 25, 2021 at 6:59 am

    The provincial health chief of Ubon Ratchathani province, Dr. Suvit Rojanasaksothorn, has appealed for public calm over the arrival by train on Monday of COVID-19 infected natives of the province,… The post Health official asks locals to be calm over the arrival of infected for isolation in their province first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 3 villages near poultry plant in Phetchabun locked down as 3,000 workers found infected with COVID-19
    by Mintra Adair on July 25, 2021 at 6:41 am

    Three villages around a frozen poultry plant in Bung Samphan district of Phetchabun province have been locked down after 19 villagers and more than half of the 6,500 plus workers… The post 3 villages near poultry plant in Phetchabun locked down as 3,000 workers found infected with COVID-19 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Temples in Thailand offering free cremation services for COVID-19 victims
    by Mintra Adair on July 25, 2021 at 5:16 am

    Over 590 temples throughout Thailand are offering free cremation services for those who die from COVID-19, as the national death toll steadily rises, said Prime Minister’s Office Minister Anucha Nakasai… The post Temples in Thailand offering free cremation services for COVID-19 victims first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Samut Sakhon governor offers to quit if he can’t solve communication problem with COVID-19 patients
    by Mintra Adair on July 25, 2021 at 4:37 am

    Samut Sakhon’s Governor Veerasak Vichitsangsri has volunteered to resign if his officials fail to contact COVID-19 patients, currently in community isolation facilities or pre-admission centres, within 24 hours of the… The post Samut Sakhon governor offers to quit if he can’t solve communication problem with COVID-19 patients first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Nuttaa Mahattana: the democracy icon who turned on the anti-govt movement
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 25, 2021 at 3:03 am

    Once a darling of the anti-establishment movement, Nuttaa “Bow” Mahattana is now being denounced as a traitor to the cause – though the human rights activist insists she is just… The post Nuttaa Mahattana: the democracy icon who turned on the anti-govt movement first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Undoing Reform: The Hidden Costs of the Coup in Myanmar
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 25, 2021 at 2:13 am

    Six months after the February 1st coup, Myanmar remains conflict-ridden as anti-coup protests continue and armed civilian militia proliferate. What is following the political crisis is an economic one, with… The post Undoing Reform: The Hidden Costs of the Coup in Myanmar first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Panipak wins taekwondo’s 49kG gold medal for Thailand
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 25, 2021 at 1:29 am

    On a day of many upsets, Thailand’s taekwondo flyweight queen Panipak Wongpattanakit did not disappoint in the end, winning her first Olympic gold by a hair on Saturday (July 24)… The post Panipak wins taekwondo’s 49kG gold medal for Thailand first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Home isolation volunteers hope to help the country survive the COVID-19 crisis
    by Nad Bunnag on July 24, 2021 at 9:38 am

    Thailand has begun to place asymptomatic COVID-19 patients in home isolation, to free up hospital beds for those in more need, as the country struggles to slow the spread of… The post Home isolation volunteers hope to help the country survive the COVID-19 crisis first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Growing need for help as the COVID-19 new infected rate is climbing
    by Nad Bunnag on July 24, 2021 at 9:37 am

    Tone used to come and go between Thailand and Myanmar. He is a documented worker with a passport and paperwork, all legal. He is one of the 37 immigrant workers… The post Growing need for help as the COVID-19 new infected rate is climbing first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 14,260 new COVID-19 infections, 119 more deaths in Thailand on Saturday
    by Nad Bunnag on July 24, 2021 at 9:30 am

    New COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours (Saturday) dropped slightly to 14,260, from yesterday’s 14,575, while the death toll increased to 119, from 114 on Friday, according to CCSA…. The post 14,260 new COVID-19 infections, 119 more deaths in Thailand on Saturday first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Poultry plant in Thailand’s Phetchabun closed after 1,600 workers infected with COVID-19
    by Nad Bunnag on July 24, 2021 at 8:09 am

    A frozen poultry processing factory in Thailand’s northern province of Phetchabun has been closed down after more than 1,600, of the 7,200, were found to be infected with COVID-19 during… The post Poultry plant in Thailand’s Phetchabun closed after 1,600 workers infected with COVID-19 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand Shifts Strategies, Joins COVAX, Strengthens Public Health to Battle Covid-19
    by Nad Bunnag on July 24, 2021 at 7:36 am

    With funding from the European Union (EU) and new strategies, Thailand hopes toget infections and mortality rates from the coronavirus down in the next couple of months To this end,… The post Thailand Shifts Strategies, Joins COVAX, Strengthens Public Health to Battle Covid-19 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • The Dos and Don’ts when Doing a COVID Test at Home
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 24, 2021 at 7:07 am

    You wouldn’t think about doing Covid-19 self-testing any time soon, but the day may have come. The news that the Food and Drug Administration hadapproved eight antigen Covid-19 test kits… The post The Dos and Don’ts when Doing a COVID Test at Home first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 13.35% of people in Bangkok’s 40 most crowded communities have COVID-19
    by Nad Bunnag on July 24, 2021 at 7:05 am

    5,086 of 31,518 people in 40 of Bangkok’s most crowded communities, who were given rapid antigen tests by members of the Rural Doctors Society (RDS) between July 21st and 23rd,… The post 13.35% of people in Bangkok’s 40 most crowded communities have COVID-19 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Man found dead near Bangkok’s Victory Monument tests positive for COVID-19
    by Nad Bunnag on July 24, 2021 at 6:36 am

    An 80-year man was found dead near the Victory Monument in Bangkok this morning (Saturday) and an initial examination, using an antigen test kit, found him infected with COVID-19. Sub-Lt… The post Man found dead near Bangkok’s Victory Monument tests positive for COVID-19 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 2.3 million more doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to be delivered to Thailand next week
    by Nad Bunnag on July 24, 2021 at 6:21 am

    AstraZeneca (AZ) Thailand will deliver another batch of 2.3 million doses of its viral vector vaccine to the Ministry of Public Health this coming week and is trying to secure… The post 2.3 million more doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to be delivered to Thailand next week first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • China’s Xi urges people in Tibet to ‘follow the party’ in first visit as president
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 23, 2021 at 2:11 pm

    BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s President Xi Jinping made his first visit to the Tibet Autonomous Region as national leader this week, and urged people there to “follow the party”, the official Xinhua news agency… The post China’s Xi urges people in Tibet to ‘follow the party’ in first visit as president first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • AstraZeneca and Pfizer to be used as booster doses for Thai medics – DDC
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 23, 2021 at 11:49 am

    The AstraZeneca vaccine will be used as a third, booster dose for medical personnel before the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine, after which both will be used, according to Thailand’s… The post AstraZeneca and Pfizer to be used as booster doses for Thai medics – DDC first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Amid fireworks, Tokyo’s opening ceremony begins
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 23, 2021 at 11:29 am

    With a blaze of indigo and white fireworks lighting the night sky, the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony has started. It began with a single female athlete at the center of… The post Amid fireworks, Tokyo’s opening ceremony begins first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Samut Sakhon governor spurns ministerial regulation for patient admission to triage facilities
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 23, 2021 at 9:34 am

    Samut Sakhon governor Veerasak Vichitsangsri has decided to bypass ministerial red tape to speed up the admission of asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients to pre-admission centres, to prevent the… The post Samut Sakhon governor spurns ministerial regulation for patient admission to triage facilities first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thammasat hospital introduces ‘Withhold Intubation’ rule in severe aging COVID-19 cases
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 23, 2021 at 8:47 am

    Due to the severe shortage of life-saving medical equipment, such as ventilators, the management of Thammasat University hospital has decided to apply a “Withhold Intubation Rule” for severe COVID-19 patients… The post Thammasat hospital introduces ‘Withhold Intubation’ rule in severe aging COVID-19 cases first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 13 million AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccine doses to be administered in Thailand by end of August
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 23, 2021 at 8:25 am

    8 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine and 5 million doses of Sinovac vaccine are being administered through to the end of August 2021, while 15.38 million doses, mainly of the… The post 13 million AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccine doses to be administered in Thailand by end of August first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand reports one VITT case in 5 million people given AstraZeneca vaccine
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 23, 2021 at 7:05 am

    Only one case of Vaccine-induced immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (VITT), or clogged arteries, has been reported among more than five million people in Thailand who have received the AstraZeneca viral vector… The post Thailand reports one VITT case in 5 million people given AstraZeneca vaccine first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Students and Teachers Struggle with Online Learning
    by Nad Bunnag on July 23, 2021 at 6:10 am

    Every day, these children gather and hang out together at this spot several kilometers from their village. With smartphones in their hands, it may appear they are hunting Pokémons on… The post Students and Teachers Struggle with Online Learning first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand continues to break COVID record each day, as 14,575 infections logged on Friday
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 23, 2021 at 6:09 am

    Thailand’s daily new COVID-19 infection record has been broken each day since last Friday, except for Tuesday July 20th. Today (Friday) sees 14,575 new cases and 114 more deaths, according… The post Thailand continues to break COVID record each day, as 14,575 infections logged on Friday first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai health officers travel by boat to COVID-19 patients in remote communities
    by Nad Bunnag on July 23, 2021 at 6:08 am

    These two health workers are zipping up their PPE suits, putting on masks and face shields and slowly climbing into a boat on the banks of a countryside canal. This… The post Thai health officers travel by boat to COVID-19 patients in remote communities first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Philippines to bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta’s spread
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 23, 2021 at 4:57 am

    MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines will ban travellers coming from Malaysia and Thailand, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area, in a bid to prevent the spread of the contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus, the presidential… The post Philippines to bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta’s spread first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Is Thailand’s bid to join global vaccine-sharing initiative too little, too late?
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 23, 2021 at 4:12 am

    Thailand is finally bidding to join the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) initiative after being hit by a critical shortage of effective vaccines at the height of its contagion crisis…. The post Is Thailand’s bid to join global vaccine-sharing initiative too little, too late? first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Spacing Pfizer COVID shots boosts antibody levels after initial drop -study
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 23, 2021 at 2:30 am

    LONDON (Reuters) – A longer gap between doses of Pfizer‘s COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a British study found on Friday, but there is a sharp drop in antibody levels after the first dose. The study might help… The post Spacing Pfizer COVID shots boosts antibody levels after initial drop -study first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 10% of people in Bangkok given COVID-19 antigen tests since July 12 infected
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 23, 2021 at 1:37 am

    About 10% of over 50,000 people in Bangkok checked using antigen test kits (ATK) since July 12th, under an active screening campaign, have tested positive for COVID-19, according to  the National… The post 10% of people in Bangkok given COVID-19 antigen tests since July 12 infected first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Chinese city picks through the debris after record rains kill 33
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 2:37 pm

    Zhengzhou, China (AFP) – Piles of cars were strewn across a central Chinese city Thursday as shocked residents picked through the debris of a historic deluge that claimed at least 33 lives,… The post Chinese city picks through the debris after record rains kill 33 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Backlash over new regulation classifying tampons as a cosmetic product
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 1:56 pm

    There has been some online backlash today (Thursday), soon after the government passed a new regulation which categorises tampons as a cosmetic product, causing the widespread belief that the product,… The post Backlash over new regulation classifying tampons as a cosmetic product first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • China rebuffs WHO’s terms for further COVID-19 origins study
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    BEIJING (AP) — China cannot accept the World Health Organization’s plan for the second phase of a study into the origins of COVID-19, a senior Chinese health official said Thursday…. The post China rebuffs WHO’s terms for further COVID-19 origins study first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 25 Thai celebs investigated over criticism of government, PM, one rapper ‘Milli’ fined
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    As many as 25 Thai celebrities have been or are being investigated over their criticism of the government and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, especially concerning the currently inadequate national vaccine… The post 25 Thai celebs investigated over criticism of government, PM, one rapper ‘Milli’ fined first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Six million more doses of Sinopharm to be procured for Thailand by August
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 11:19 am

    A total of nine million doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine are being procured by the Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA), to make up for the fewer doses than expected being delivered… The post Six million more doses of Sinopharm to be procured for Thailand by August first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Four modular ICUs at Bangkok field hospital open this month
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 9:52 am

    Four modular ICUs at a field hospital in Bangkok are opening this month. One was opened on July 12th, another opened today (Thursday) and two more are expected to become… The post Four modular ICUs at Bangkok field hospital open this month first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 3 months of semi-lockdown required to bring pandemic under control – KKP Research
    by Mintra Adair on July 22, 2021 at 9:13 am

    KKP Research, of Kiatnakin Phatra Bank, has predicted that the latest COVID-19 outbreak will be longer than expected, due to the Delta variant, the slow imposition of lockdown measures and… The post 3 months of semi-lockdown required to bring pandemic under control – KKP Research first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 13 protesters from October rally at German embassy indicted for lèse majesté, sedition
    by Mintra Adair on July 22, 2021 at 8:08 am

    Thirteen anti-establishment protesters were formally indicted by public prosecutors this morning (Thursday) on lèse majesté and sedition charges, in accordance with Sections 112 and 116 of the Thai Criminal Code,… The post 13 protesters from October rally at German embassy indicted for lèse majesté, sedition first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand’s COVID-19 infections continue record-breaking pace with 13,655 logged Thursday
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 6:38 am

    Thailand recorded another new daily high of COVID-19 infections today (Thursday) with 13,655 cases and 87 more deaths, bringing total infections to 424,269 and deaths to 3,603 since April 2021,… The post Thailand’s COVID-19 infections continue record-breaking pace with 13,655 logged Thursday first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Homeless but not friendless at Ban Poonsuk
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 5:36 am

    “Being homeless does not necessarily means being friendless.” This is the philosophy of Ban Poonsuk, a communal refuge for the homeless and stigmatized asymptomatic COVID-19 patients in Pathum Thani province… The post Homeless but not friendless at Ban Poonsuk first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand’s 40 CEOs reject ‘Wuhan’ model, call on PM to control pandemic, provide compensations
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 5:03 am

    40 of Thailand’s leading CEOs have called on the government to get the COVID-19 pandemic under control, compensate people who have been adversely impacted by it, boost the economy and… The post Thailand’s 40 CEOs reject ‘Wuhan’ model, call on PM to control pandemic, provide compensations first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Two COVID-infected people on their way home for treatment killed in road accident
    by Nad Bunnag on July 22, 2021 at 4:12 am

    Two people were killed and four others injured in a road accident in Thailand’s central province of Suphan Buri yesterday (Wednesday), as they were heading for home to the northern… The post Two COVID-infected people on their way home for treatment killed in road accident first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • US virus cases nearly triple in 2 weeks amid misinformation
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 3:19 am

    MISSION, Kan. (AP) — COVID-19 cases nearly tripled in the U.S. over two weeks amid an onslaught of vaccine misinformation that is straining hospitals, exhausting doctors and pushing clergy into… The post US virus cases nearly triple in 2 weeks amid misinformation first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Two doses of Pfizer, AstraZeneca shots effective against Delta variant: study
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 22, 2021 at 1:48 am

    LONDON (Reuters) – Two doses of Pfizer or AstraZeneca‘s COVID-19 vaccine are nearly as effective against the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant as they are against the previously dominant Alpha variant, a study published on Wednesday showed. Officials say vaccines are highly effective against the Delta variant, now the dominant variant worldwide, though the study reiterated that… The post Two doses of Pfizer, AstraZeneca shots effective against Delta variant: study first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Tuition fee cuts for Thailand’s state and private university students
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 21, 2021 at 2:29 pm

    The Thai cabinet has decided to cut tuition fees at state universities by between 10% and 50% and by 5,000 baht per head for private universities to ease the financial… The post Tuition fee cuts for Thailand’s state and private university students first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand’s vaccine director apologises for ‘slow, inadequate’ vaccine rollout, promises to join COVAX
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 21, 2021 at 1:22 pm

    Thailand’s National Vaccine Institute (NVI) Director Nakorn Premsri offered an apology to the public on Wednesday for the slow and insufficient national COVID-19 vaccine rollout, saying mutations of the virus… The post Thailand’s vaccine director apologises for ‘slow, inadequate’ vaccine rollout, promises to join COVAX first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai MotoGP cancelled again due to COVID concerns
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 21, 2021 at 11:24 am

    (AFP) – MotoGP announced on Wednesday that this year’s Thai Grand Prix has been cancelled, for a second straight season, because of the coronavirus pandemic. The race was scheduled for… The post Thai MotoGP cancelled again due to COVID concerns first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand’s household debt in Q1 at 90.5% of GDP and increasing – BoT
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 21, 2021 at 10:57 am

    Thailand’s household debt, for the first quarter of this year, soared to 14.1 trillion baht, accounting for 90.5% of gross domestic product (GDP), and is increasing due to a fall… The post Thailand’s household debt in Q1 at 90.5% of GDP and increasing – BoT first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Lessons from Washington’s 20-year mission in Afghanistan 
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 21, 2021 at 8:57 am

    President Joe Biden has ordered American troops to pull out from Afghanistan by the end of August. His order effectively ended Washington’s longest war but left behind a country in… The post Lessons from Washington’s 20-year mission in Afghanistan  first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 2,700 COVID-19 patients wait for pre-admission in Bangkok – Erawan Centre
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 21, 2021 at 8:51 am

    Bangkok is currently seeing a backlog of about 2,700 people infected with COVID-19 who are waiting at home to be sent to pre-admission centres, according to Director of Bangkok Emergency… The post 2,700 COVID-19 patients wait for pre-admission in Bangkok – Erawan Centre first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand records another new daily COVID-19 infection high of 13,002, more closures mulled
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 21, 2021 at 8:32 am

    Thailand recorded yet another new daily COVID-19 infection high of 13,002 today (Wednesday), after a slight drop yesterday to 11,305, while logging 108 deaths in the last 24 hours, according… The post Thailand records another new daily COVID-19 infection high of 13,002, more closures mulled first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Interprovincial travel restrictions for ‘Dark Red’ zone begin Wednesday
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 21, 2021 at 7:22 am

    Thailand’s Department of Land Transport announced today (Wednesday) that all interprovincial public transport services have been suspended for the 13 provinces under maximum control and restrictions, in accordance with the… The post Interprovincial travel restrictions for ‘Dark Red’ zone begin Wednesday first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • The myth about America and COVID-19
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 21, 2021 at 6:55 am

    Simple math and the almost-worldwide belief that good coronavirus vaccines are in the United States make its current situation mind-boggling. Its population is roughly 4.7 times that of Thailand, but… The post The myth about America and COVID-19 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 604 Thai medics demand mRNA vaccines for frontline medical personnel
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 21, 2021 at 6:16 am

    A group of 604 medical personnel, at Ramathibodi Chakri Naruebodindra Hospital of Mahidol University, have signed a joint statement demanding that the Thai government procure mRNA or Protein Subunit vaccines… The post 604 Thai medics demand mRNA vaccines for frontline medical personnel first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • More field hospitals and community isolation programs set up in Pathum Thani
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on July 21, 2021 at 5:31 am

    More field hospitals and community isolation programs are being set up in Pathum Thani, to help accommodate the rising number of COVID-19 patients, as many field hospitals in the province… The post More field hospitals and community isolation programs set up in Pathum Thani first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Three men found dead on Bangkok’s streets, one tests positive for COVID-19
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on July 21, 2021 at 5:15 am

    Three men were found dead on the street in Bangkok yesterday (Tuesday), one of them posthumously tested positive for COVID-19, according to rescue workers. The first victim, a man about… The post Three men found dead on Bangkok’s streets, one tests positive for COVID-19 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand’s submarine plan torpedoed again as govt takes flak for COVID battle
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 21, 2021 at 4:17 am

    Thailand’s Navy has once again shelved plans to buy Chinese submarines, following growing pressure on the government to divert the budget for their purchase to tackle the worsening COVID-19 crisis…. The post Thailand’s submarine plan torpedoed again as govt takes flak for COVID battle first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Central Chinese province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 21, 2021 at 3:49 am

    BEIJING (Reuters) – Large swathes of China’s central Henan province were under water on Wednesday, with its capital Zhengzhou hardest-hit after being drenched by what weather forecasters said was the heaviest rain in 1,000 years. In Zhengzhou, a city of over… The post Central Chinese province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai athletes enter Tokyo Olympic ‘bubble’ with 3 gold medals in sight
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 21, 2021 at 3:47 am

    Thailand is targeting at least one gold medal as 41 Thai athletes launch their campaigns at the Tokyo Olympics, which start on Friday (July 23) under a sealed COVID-19 “bubble”. A Thai… The post Thai athletes enter Tokyo Olympic ‘bubble’ with 3 gold medals in sight first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai PM’s 3-month salary to be turned into COVID-19 ‘survival boxes’
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on July 21, 2021 at 3:38 am

    Three months of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s salary, and those of some the government spokesperson’s team, will be spent on COVID-19 “survival boxes”, to be distributed to people in… The post Thai PM’s 3-month salary to be turned into COVID-19 ‘survival boxes’ first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Quote of the Week
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on July 21, 2021 at 3:20 am
  • Japan tops Australia in softball as delayed Olympic Games open
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 21, 2021 at 2:35 am

    FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Host Japan got off to a winning start when the Tokyo Olympics got underway after a one-year delay, beating Australia 8-1 Wednesday in softball behind 39-year-old… The post Japan tops Australia in softball as delayed Olympic Games open first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Trump inaugural committee head accused of being UAE agent
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 21, 2021 at 2:21 am

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chair of former President Donald Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he secretly conspired to influence U.S. policy to benefit the… The post Trump inaugural committee head accused of being UAE agent first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Netflix confirms move into video games as its growth slows
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 21, 2021 at 1:59 am

    SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Netflix reported its worst slowdown in subscriber growth in eight years as people emerge from their pandemic cocoons. So it’s adding a new attraction to… The post Netflix confirms move into video games as its growth slows first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • COVID-hit businesses in 3 new “Dark Red” provinces, employees to get help
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on July 20, 2021 at 2:17 pm

    The Thai Cabinet today (Tuesday) agreed to extend financial support to certain types of businesses and their employees in Chachoengsao, Chon Buri and Ayutthaya provinces, which were recently added to… The post COVID-hit businesses in 3 new “Dark Red” provinces, employees to get help first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Jeff Bezos, world’s richest man, lifts off on inaugural space voyage
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 20, 2021 at 1:34 pm

    VAN HORN, Texas (Reuters) – Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, and three crewmates blasted off from the West Texas desert on Tuesday aboard his company Blue Origin’s New Shepard launch vehicle for a suborbital flight – another… The post Jeff Bezos, world’s richest man, lifts off on inaugural space voyage first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Adoption matters most in crypto trade, with giant techs expected to join the craze – Bitkub.com CEO
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 20, 2021 at 12:38 pm

    Adoption matters most in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industries, while giant techs “of the caliber of Google, Amazon, and Apple” are expected to diversify their assets into cryptocurrency, said Bitkub.com… The post Adoption matters most in crypto trade, with giant techs expected to join the craze – Bitkub.com CEO first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Europe becomes first region to cross 50 million COVID-19 cases
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 20, 2021 at 11:27 am

    (Reuters) – Europe became the first region worldwide to cross 50 million coronavirus cases on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the more contagious Delta variant spurred a record surge in daily new infections. The region is seeing a million new infections about every eight days… The post Europe becomes first region to cross 50 million COVID-19 cases first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Suspected Lumpy Skin Disease found near Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on July 20, 2021 at 11:05 am

    At least nine banteng, or Bali Cattle in Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary in Thailand’s Uthai Thani province are thought to be infected with Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) and a… The post Suspected Lumpy Skin Disease found near Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Confidante of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi dies after contracting COVID in junta jail
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 20, 2021 at 9:46 am

    Yangon (AFP) – A confidante of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and stalwart democracy campaigner died Tuesday after becoming infected with Covid-19 in prison, authorities said.  Nyan Win,… The post Confidante of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi dies after contracting COVID in junta jail first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • GSB to help 750,000 financially-troubled debtors with debt moratoria
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 20, 2021 at 8:52 am

    Thailand’s state-owned Government Savings Bank (GSB) will help ease financial the burden for more than 750,000 mostly small debtors, through debt a moratorium scheme, said GSB Director Withai Rattanakorn today… The post GSB to help 750,000 financially-troubled debtors with debt moratoria first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Private sector skeptical over lockdown success, without mass screening, vaccinations
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 20, 2021 at 8:39 am

    Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) chairman Supant Mongkolsuthree has expressed doubt that the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)’s decision to tighten lockdown measures in 13 “Dark Red” provinces will… The post Private sector skeptical over lockdown success, without mass screening, vaccinations first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai FDA warns against buying S Korean COVID-19 home test kits online
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 20, 2021 at 7:05 am

    The Thai Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) is warning people against ordering South Korean-made COVID-19 home test kits, being offered by an online trader, saying that it has not yet… The post Thai FDA warns against buying S Korean COVID-19 home test kits online first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Contract signed for Thailand’s 20 million doses of Pfizer vaccine, delivery in Q4 this year
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 20, 2021 at 5:54 am

    Thailand’s purchase contract for 20 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been signed, with delivery expected in the fourth quarter of this year, according to Pfizer and BioNTech today (Tuesday)…. The post Contract signed for Thailand’s 20 million doses of Pfizer vaccine, delivery in Q4 this year first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Bangkok City Hall tightens COVID-19 lockdown restrictions until August 2nd
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 20, 2021 at 5:36 am

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has imposed additional lockdown restrictions on businesses, public venues and activities in line with the CCSA’s latest efforts to curb the relentless surge of COVID-19… The post Bangkok City Hall tightens COVID-19 lockdown restrictions until August 2nd first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Covid-19 pandemic highlights the importance of financial literacy
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 20, 2021 at 4:32 am

    Financial misery has engulfed both individuals and small businesses as a result of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdowns and restrictions that have accompanied it. SMEs,… The post Covid-19 pandemic highlights the importance of financial literacy first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • China denies Microsoft hack, condemns US allies
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 20, 2021 at 4:28 am

    (AFP) China on Tuesday sharply denied US allegations it carried out a massive Microsoft hack, countering that Washington was the “world champion” of cyber attacks while raging at American allies… The post China denies Microsoft hack, condemns US allies first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Food delivery rider arrested for trying to set fire to royal portrait
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 20, 2021 at 4:09 am

    A rider working for a food delivery app was arrested last night (Monday) at his home in Pathum Thani’s Rangsit area, after an alleged attempt to set fire to a… The post Food delivery rider arrested for trying to set fire to royal portrait first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Klong Toey, Bang Khae, Ratchathewi, Din Daeng, Laksi top Bangkok’s districts with most infections
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on July 20, 2021 at 3:01 am

    Klong Toey, Bang Khae, Ratchathewi, Din Daeng, and Laksi are Bangkok districts with the highest number of COVID-19 infections since April 2021, according to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). As… The post Klong Toey, Bang Khae, Ratchathewi, Din Daeng, Laksi top Bangkok’s districts with most infections first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Revelations about AstraZeneca contract inject more controversy into Thai vaccine saga
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 20, 2021 at 1:58 am

    Despite being Southeast Asia’s manufacturing hub of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, Thailand is struggling with a severe shortage of jabs for its own population. The situation is so serious that the… The post Revelations about AstraZeneca contract inject more controversy into Thai vaccine saga first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Amazon magnate Bezos ready to ride his own rocket to space
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 20, 2021 at 1:47 am

    Washington (AFP) – The wealthiest man on the planet Jeff Bezos will ride his own rocket to outer space on Tuesday, a key moment for a fledgling industry seeking to make the… The post Amazon magnate Bezos ready to ride his own rocket to space first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Listen to yourself and what you really want to do – Jareerat Petchsom
    by Nad Bunnag on July 20, 2021 at 12:00 am

    “When I went back home, and I walked along the beach, the beach was changing. Before it used to be really beautiful, with really white sand, but now it’s full… The post Listen to yourself and what you really want to do – Jareerat Petchsom first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Myanmar marks 74th anniversary of killing of Suu Kyi’s father hailed as independence hero
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 19, 2021 at 1:38 pm

    (AP) — Myanmar’s military-installed government and those seeking to topple it on Monday marked the 74th anniversary of the assassination of independence hero Gen. Aung San, the father of the… The post Myanmar marks 74th anniversary of killing of Suu Kyi’s father hailed as independence hero first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Germany defends preparation for floods, as over 190 dead reported in Western Europe
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 19, 2021 at 1:08 pm

    BERLIN (AP) — German officials are defending their preparations for flooding in the face of the raging torrents that caught many people by surprise and left over 190 people dead… The post Germany defends preparation for floods, as over 190 dead reported in Western Europe first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Worst case is nearly 32,000 COVID-19 infections daily – Thai research indicates
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on July 19, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    Thailand’s COVID-19 infections could reach nearly 32,000 cases per day in October, in a worst case scenario in which people do not comply with lockdown measures, said the spokesperson for… The post Worst case is nearly 32,000 COVID-19 infections daily – Thai research indicates first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Senior Thai lung expert defends Sinovac vaccine against “biased” criticism
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on July 19, 2021 at 10:51 am

    Secretary-General of “Action on Smoking” and Health Foundation Professor Dr. Prakit Vathesatogkit has come to the defence of the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine, saying that the negative criticism of the vaccine… The post Senior Thai lung expert defends Sinovac vaccine against “biased” criticism first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Delta variant overtakes Alpha strain in Thailand
    by Mintra Adair on July 19, 2021 at 9:06 am

    The rapidly spreading Delta variant of COVID-19 has already overtaken the Alpha variant as the dominant strain in Thailand, with Delta accounting for 62.6% of 3,340 samples examined by the… The post Delta variant overtakes Alpha strain in Thailand first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Is ‘economics tsar’ Somkid Jatusripitak preparing to make a comeback?
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on July 19, 2021 at 8:26 am

    Famed as Thailand’s top “economics tsar”, former deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak has served both elected governments and a junta regime during his long and colorful career. Somkid, 68, abruptly quit… The post Is ‘economics tsar’ Somkid Jatusripitak preparing to make a comeback? first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Complete lockdown in two months possible if COVID-19 figures do not improve – DDC
    by Mintra Adair on July 19, 2021 at 8:17 am

    More intense COVID-19 measures may be imposed in Thailand the next two weeks, with a complete lockdown of cities a possibility in the next two months, if the rate of… The post Complete lockdown in two months possible if COVID-19 figures do not improve – DDC first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Sixteen protesters arrested after end of protest Sunday night in Bangkok
    by Mintra Adair on July 19, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Sixteen anti-government protesters, who were involved in the protest near Bangkok’s Government House on Sunday, were arrested by the police last night for allegedly violating the Emergency Decree and the… The post Sixteen protesters arrested after end of protest Sunday night in Bangkok first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • ‘I want to dance’: London clubbers cheer end of COVID restrictions
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on July 19, 2021 at 6:43 am

    LONDON (Reuters) – London clubbers on Monday flocked to one of the first rule-free live music events since the pandemic began last year, dancing through the night and rejoicing in human interaction as England… The post ‘I want to dance’: London clubbers cheer end of COVID restrictions first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • State-run banks to suspend services at branches in 13 ‘Dark Red’ provinces
    by Nad Bunnag on July 19, 2021 at 5:04 am

    Branch offices of state-owned banks, which are located in malls or department stores in the 13 “Dark Red” provinces, including Bangkok, will suspend their services, starting tomorrow (Tuesday July 20th)… The post State-run banks to suspend services at branches in 13 ‘Dark Red’ provinces first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Domestic flights into and out of ‘Dark Red’ zones suspended from Wednesday
    by Nad Bunnag on July 19, 2021 at 4:33 am

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has been instructed by the Transport Ministry to suspend all domestic flights into and out of the 13 provinces declared as “maximum controlled and… The post Domestic flights into and out of ‘Dark Red’ zones suspended from Wednesday first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • New record COVID-19 infections each day as Thailand’s cases reach 11,784 on Monday
    by Nad Bunnag on July 19, 2021 at 4:16 am

    Thailand’s daily COVID-19 infection rate has risen continuously over the past week, with records being broken each day since Friday July 16th, including today’s (Monday) new high of 11,784. Friday’s… The post New record COVID-19 infections each day as Thailand’s cases reach 11,784 on Monday first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 50 million more doses of Pfizer vaccine, more Moderna expected to be purchased
    by Nad Bunnag on July 19, 2021 at 3:18 am

    50 million more doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and an unspecified amount of Moderna vaccine are likely to be purchased by Thailand, to address the continual surge in infections and… The post 50 million more doses of Pfizer vaccine, more Moderna expected to be purchased first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Protesters end Sunday’s rally in Bangkok, but vow to return
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on July 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    An anti-government protest leader announced an end to the protest near the Government House at about 6.30pm this evening (Sunday) after several hours facing-off against crowd control police, who fired… The post Protesters end Sunday’s rally in Bangkok, but vow to return first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

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