Archive for September 10th, 2021

Thailand averages a 20pct Covid-19 infection rate over 40 days

10-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 5:02 AM

Following trends over the last 40 days, Thailand has seen an average of about a 20 percent infection rate for those tested for Covid-19. Looking at data from 288 authorised [...] » More

FDA considering Sinopharm vaccine for children over age 3

10-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PattayaMail | 5:02 AM

The Food and Drug Administration said that it will consider a request by Sinopharm’s local representatives in Thailand to use their vaccine for children age 3 and [...] » More

Thais lobby to ease UK ‘red’ travel list ban

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

A British deputy minister is preparing to visit Phuket under its Sandbox tourism scheme, raising hopes Britain may soon remove Thailand from its travel “red [...] » More

Foreign Ministry denies it wouldn’t work with other countries to get vaccines

10-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 5:02 AM

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson has denied claims that officials wouldn’t cooperate with other countries in the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines. According to a Nation [...] » More

Digital Health Pass for domestic flights

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

A so-called Digital Health Pass will become part of the Mor Prom vaccine app so it can be used by domestic flight passengers. Previously, people used the Public health [...] » More

Downpours upset locals in Pattaya

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

Chon buri: An overnight downpour left Pattaya City’s roads inundated yesterday, and residents fed up with repeated flooding used social media to complain about the [...] » More

Court rejects protester warrants

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

The Bangkok South Municipal Court on Wednesday rejected a police request for arrest warrants against two anti-government protest leaders after news of their imminent arrests [...] » More

Smart farming in the offing

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

Banpu Next Co, an energy technology arm of the Banpu Group, plans to use its smart farming solutions to support farmers, including those interested in developing cannabis [...] » More

FDA mulls jab for 3-year-olds

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

Children aged three years and above might be able to receive the Covid-19 jab, the Food and Drug (FDA) Administration announced on Wednesday. Paisarn Dankum, FDA secretary [...] » More

Thailand sets aside over 4 billion baht for 12 million more doses of Sinovac vaccine

10-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PattayaMail | 5:02 AM

Thailand’s Cabinet has approved 4.25 billion baht to procure 12 million more doses of Sinovac vaccine, intended for the inoculation of four target groups. Government [...] » More

Bangkok court denies request for arrest warrants for anti-government protesters

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

A Bangkok court has rejected a request to issue arrests warrants for 2 anti-government protesters. News of the activists’ potential arrest led to a planned rally being [...] » More

Covid outbreak stymies Thailand’s SDG prospects

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

The ongoing spread of Covid-19 has become a major challenge for Thailand in trying to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030, warns the government’s [...] » More

Food exports set to rise 7.1pct

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

The Industry Ministry expects food exports in 2021 will increase by 7.1 percent to 1.05 trillion baht in value despite the impact of Covid-19, thanks to growing demand from [...] » More

Opposition mulls legal action in wake of censure debate

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

The opposition is planning to pursue legal action against prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and some cabinet ministers in connection with the no-confidence debate last week, [...] » More

Pattaya rocked by heavy rains and floods with more predicted

10-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 5:02 AM

Pattaya has been pummelled by heavy rains over the past few days causing local flooding in roads and neighbourhoods around the area. And weather forecast calls for more [...] » More