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  • Thailand News Today | PM tells the media to ‘chill’, Large hospital flooded, Woman dies after Vax | Oct. 21
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    Jett goes through all the main headlines across thailand that include:  officials prepare to prosecute a woman accused of cutting a repairman’s rope from the 21st floor, A 26 year old Thai woman dies after her first shot of Sinovac, Bangkok Airways will resume its flights between Phuket and Hat Yai. The Thai Prime Minister says he can cope with everything he has to deal with and is not bothered by rumours of political disagreements. The story Thailand News Today | PM tells the media to ‘chill’, Large hospital flooded, Woman dies after Vax | Oct. 21 as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Vatican launches Click to Pray 2.0 app to encourage prayer
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    The Vatican is updating it tech in an attempt to modernise religion. But don’t expect Pope Francis to be dancing on TikTok anytime soon. The Click to Pray mobile app has a new update that just rolled out, hoping to help keep prayer in modern busy lifestyles. Click to Pray 2.0 is the first update to the Vatican’s prayer app launched in 2016. In a relaunch ceremony, 7 church officials including a cardinal held a news conference to showcase the updated app and show off the new features. The press conference included a flashy video about the new version of The story Vatican launches Click to Pray 2.0 app to encourage prayer as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Full Moon Party attempt Saturday muted by Covid-19 restrictions
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    A cautious step at restarting Koh Phangan’s famous Full Moon Party has met with some hurdles in the interest of Covid-19 safety. The world-renowned monthly party has been on hiatus since the onset of Covid-19 with many questioning if the party, and Haad Rin, the town that hosts the massive event, will be able to bounce back after the pandemic. Organisers decided to dip a toe in this month by hosting a small Full Moon Party on Haad Rin Beach, planned for this Saturday. After getting initial clearance from the local police last week, and a meeting with Surat Thani The story Full Moon Party attempt Saturday muted by Covid-19 restrictions as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Court rules “Jo Ferrari” suspect died of deliberate suffocation
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    In the wake of the Jo Ferrari scandal that uncovered police brutality and opulence in a painfully public way, a court just ruled that the suspect – who died after having his hands tied and plastic bags placed over his head – was the victim of deliberate suffocation. Pol Col Thitisan “Jo Ferrari” Utthanaphon was captured on video in a violent interrogation of a suspect in a drug case, during which the superintendent with his subordinates placed 6 plastic bags over the man’s head and tied his hands behind his back which led to his suffocation until he died. The The story Court rules “Jo Ferrari” suspect died of deliberate suffocation as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Thai Comedy shows, Lost in Translation, Thai embassy | Thaiger Bites | Ep. 43
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    Jay and Tim go through viewer comments from our Youtube shows, Facebook, Instagram and the Thaiger talk forum as they get lost in translation and Jay learns to speak Portuguese. The story Thai Comedy shows, Lost in Translation, Thai embassy | Thaiger Bites | Ep. 43 as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Governor says income distribution essential to Phuket recovery
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    The Governor of Phuket announced in a speech yesterday that his goal was to maximize income distribution as the island begins to open up more. Phuket is expecting an influx of tourists to arrive after the November 1 reopening, and a campaign is being launched to make sure that the benefit from the increased tourism can be shared by all. The campaign is called “Together Phuket Stepping Forward,” and is intended to unite business leaders and Phuket officials in preparing and promoting the island for tourism. Governor Narong Woonciew commented on the success of the Phuket sandbox scheme, and described The story Governor says income distribution essential to Phuket recovery as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Woman arrested for alleged social media accounts hack scam
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    A 21 year old Thai woman was arrested by the Economic Crime Division for fraud, accused of hacking Facebook and Line accounts. The woman was arrested at Nornee Apartment building in Minburi in northern Bangkok after an arrest warrant was issued. Police from the Economic Crime Division took the woman into custody at her apartment, accused of gaining access to people’s LINE app and Facebook accounts and using the accounts to borrow money from the victim’s friends. The case alleges that she used the accounts to ask each contact from the hacking victims accounts to borrow 20,000 baht and gave The story Woman arrested for alleged social media accounts hack scam as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Covid-19 Thursday: 73 deaths, Medical care, vax data fudged
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    Today, the CCSA reported 9,727 new Covid-19 infections, up 809 since yesterday, and 73 Coronavirus-related deaths, down 6 from yesterday. Since April 1, in the latest wave of the virus in Thailand, a total of 1,792,716 confirmed Covid-19 infections have been reported. In the 24 hour period since the last count, the CCSA has reported 10,075 recoveries, up 803 from yesterday. There are now 103,086 people currently receiving treatment for Covid-19, down 421 from yesterday, including 2,687 in the ICU and 603 on ventilators. A strange anomaly today – the DDC reported that, while yesterday there were 41,138 people in The story Covid-19 Thursday: 73 deaths, Medical care, vax data fudged as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Global Covid-19 recovery efforts will have lasting impact on climate
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    A comprehensive environmental assessment has warned that the global Covid-19 recovery efforts will have a long lasting impact on the climate. The assessment highlighted countries’ heightened use of fossil fuels as a part of their recoveries, and explained the risk that this poses to the environment and human health. The Lancet Countdown is the largest annual assessment on what impacts climate change is having on human health. The report explained that the biggest environmental risks to people right now are food and water insecurity, increasing temperatures and infectious diseases.  The report found that in 2020, 19% of the world’s land The story Global Covid-19 recovery efforts will have lasting impact on climate as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Police say they have enough evidence to try woman who cut rope
    on October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    In an update to the shocking story of a worker in Nonthaburi whose rope was cut leaving him dangling 26 floors above the street below, police now say that they have enough evidence to prosecute the woman accused of cutting the rope from the 21st floor, 5 stories below. Thai media reported that the culprit is allegedly a 34 year old woman who owns a room in the condo building where the workers have been repairing what is now said to be a leak on the outside of the 32-story building. She had been taken to the police station for The story Police say they have enough evidence to try woman who cut rope as seen on Thaiger News.