Archive for September 6th, 2021

Summit to tackle factory outbreaks

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The government plans to adopt a proactive approach to containing the spread of Covid-19 in the manufacturing sector as new infections continue to climb, with 61,919 workers [...] » More

Bangkok, Pattaya, and other destinations still planned to reopen in October

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Nation Thailand | 5:02 AM

Despite Bangkok still classified as a “dark red” zone, and the Covid-19 epicentre with thousands of new infections reported each day, the capital is one of the [...] » More

SEC rejigs IPO rules related to advisers

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revised the initial public offering (IPO) criteria for shares issued by foreign companies to shorten the required service [...] » More

Mass jab rollout for staff at restaurants

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The government has geared up a mass vaccination plan for restaurant staff following the easing of Covid-19 curbs and the resumption of dining in at restaurants. Public Health [...] » More

Thailand may reopen for tourists after Phuket’s vacation model

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | News AZ | 5:02 AM

With less than 0.3 percent of foreign visitors testing positive for the coronavirus under Thailand’s strict “Sandbox” programme on the island Phuket, [...] » More

Covid-19 deaths still high, infections falling, provincial totals

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | National News Bureau of Thailand | 5:02 AM

The daily numbers of Covid-19 infections in Thailand have remained steady around the 15,000 mark, a drop from the peak and recent daily totals well above 20,000 infections. [...] » More

Association of Domestic Travel eyes 75m domestic trips in 2021

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Association of Domestic Travel (ADT) hopes to tally 75 million domestic trips this year, using the government’s stimulus package in the final quarter to spur [...] » More

Thailand issues ‘Bubble and Seal’ measures to prevent and contain COVID-19 outbreaks at factories

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 5:02 AM

The Industry Ministry, the Public health ministry, the Labour Ministry, the Interior Ministry and the private sector organised a brainstorming session to discuss measures to [...] » More

SPAC Rout Erases $75 Billion in Startup Value

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The blank-check boom has turned into a rout. More than six months after the SPAC craze crested, a broad selloff has wiped about $75 billion off the value of companies that [...] » More

Thai protesters hit the streets as PM clings to power

Thai protesters hit the streets as PM clings to power

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Pro-democracy protesters vented their anger in Bangkok’s heavy rain Saturday after Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-O-cha survived a no-confidence vote in parliament. [...] » More

PM Prayut, 5 ministers win votes to beat no-confidence charge

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Thai PBS World | 5:02 AM

After 4 days of intense debates in the censure proceedings that called for a vote of no-confidence for PM Prayut Chan-o-cha and 5 top ministers in his cabinet, the group all [...] » More

Murder rap cop denies intent to kill

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The former chief of Muang police station in Nakhon Sawan accused of ordering the fatal torture of a drug suspect says he just “assaulted” the victim, and did not [...] » More

Phuket Covid-19 passes 5,000 infections, bed occupancy up 5pct

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 5:02 AM

Covid-19 data for Phuket was fairly stable yesterday with no new deaths, no new international Sandbox travellers infected, and the total daily cases today were 242, just 7 [...] » More

Thailand relaxes COVID-19 measures to help revive economy

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Thailand | 5:02 AM

Thailand relaxed more virus related social curbs on September 1st, in dozens of cities including Bangkok, in a move that may indicate that the country’s economy, hit [...] » More

Public spending after easing restrictions will determine Thailand’s economic state of affairs

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 5:02 AM

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) says that public confidence will be a key factor in boosting the economy, after the government eased some of its strictest COVID-19 pandemic [...] » More