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June exports at 11 year high as global demand rebounds

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Exports in June grew at the highest level in 11 years as global demand increased, a trend which is expected to continue, Commerce minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Friday. [...] » More

Airlines relief hits Aerothai accounts

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Ltd (Aerothai) said on Thursday it has complied with relief measures for airlines affected by Covid-19 under a tight budget. It is now in [...] » More

Taxis and tuk-tuks come to a standstill after Thai virus surge

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Tuk-tuks and garishly coloured taxis that once weaved through chaotic Bangkok traffic are sitting idle in storage as a fresh coronavirus surge scuttles hopes of relief for [...] » More

Bangkok has 23 community isolation centres ready to open

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration plans to open 53 community isolation centres by early next month for Covid-19 cases waiting for hospital admission, city governor [...] » More

FTI upgrades production target on export prospects

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has increased its total car production target this year to 1.55-1.6 million units, fuelled by good export prospects, although the [...] » More

‘Break isolation rules’ if needed

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Samut Sakhon governor Veerasak Vichitsangsri has ordered his provincial staff to break Public health ministry regulations about isolating Covid-19 infected people when lives [...] » More

PPRP distances itself from ex-member’s complaint

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) has stepped away from an ex-member who filed a complaint to police against about 20 influencers for criticising the government on its handling [...] » More

Bangkok closes public spaces as virus surges in Thailand

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

Thailand’s already locked down capital shut parks and the few remaining public places available to residents Friday, as the country registered a new high of coronavirus [...] » More

Student fund extends loan lifespan

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The finance ministry’s Student Loans Fund has offered a relief measure to borrowers, extending the debt repayment period to up to 30 years from the current 15 years to [...] » More

Thailand reports new daily record of 14,575 coronavirus cases

23-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:22 PM

Thailand on Friday reported 14,575 coronavirus cases, a daily record for a third consecutive day and bringing the country’s total accumulated cases to 467,707. The [...] » More

Bodies in streets stun PM

23-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 10:27 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed concern about people who died of Covid-19 after not receiving timely treatment. He has instructed all agencies involved to [...] » More

Thailand to join COVAX, acknowledging low vaccine supply

23-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

The head of Thailand’s National Vaccine Institute apologised Wednesday for the country’s slow and inadequate rollout of coronavirus vaccines, promising it will [...] » More

‘Sorry’ for slow vaccine supply

23-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The National Vaccine Institute (NVI) has apologised for slow Covid-19 vaccine procurement and says it is prepared to hold talks to join the Covax global vaccine sharing [...] » More

2 people infected with Covid-19 rally in Bangkok to demand medical care

23-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Nation Thailand | 5:02 AM

A small group of people, including 2 who claimed they were infected with Covid-19, held a rally outside the government House in Bangkok yesterday evening, calling for the [...] » More

Unis told to cut fees by 50pct

23-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Universities and schools are being told to reduce their tuition fees by up to 50 percent to help families cope with the difficult situation during the Covid-19 pandemic. The [...] » More