Australia donates 68 million baht to Thailand to support vaccinations

PHOTO: Thairath Thailand- Yesterday, April 30th, 2021, the Australian Embassy announced that Australia had given Thailand 68 million baht (About 2.8 million USD) to support Thailand’s vaccine program and to help Thailand vaccinate the country faster. According to the Australian Embassy, this was to overall support the Australian government’s plans to provide

As restaurants close for at least two weeks in dark red zones for dine-in, restaurant associations warn it could cost hundreds of thousands of jobs

Thailand- Earlier this week, the Thai Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) made the decision to shut dine-in at restaurants in six areas, including Chonburi (Pattaya) and Bangkok, labeling these areas “deep red” zones which have had an average of over a hundred infections daily over the past several weeks. According

US pushed to join call for patent-free Covid vaccines

You hate them. We hate them. We all hate wearing them. You hate endless reporting on them. We hate writing over and over about it. But… Face masks. They are no longer optional anywhere in Thailand. First face masks became compulsory in a few places, then 31 provinces.

Nowhere to hide: Face masks required in all 77 Thai provinces

You hate them. We hate them. We all hate wearing them. You hate endless reporting on them. We hate writing over and over about it. But… Face masks. They are no longer optional anywhere in Thailand. First face masks became compulsory in a few places, then 31 provinces.

Thailand’s Southern Insurgency – who’s fighting who?

Trouble in the ‘south’. Attacks against civilians and rangers. Insurgents attack Thai soldiers – the sorts of headlines that people have read about Thailand’s southern conflict for the past 70 years or so. Thaiger readers may wonder who’s fighting who, and why. The area has been coined the

Japanese man who ran 12 million baht scam arrested in Pattaya

A former Norweigan justice minister is calling on the country to boycott holiday trips to Thailand due to reports that a man wanted for allegedly killing a Norwegian woman in Laos is now living in Thailand. The former minister, Per-Willy Amundsen, calls the situation of the murder suspect

BMA Aims to Vaccinate 70% of Bangkok Residents

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is aiming to vaccinate some 70 per cent of Bangkok residents, aged 18 and over, in order to curb the spread of Covid-19. Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang announced the plan on Friday, saying this measure is part of the second phase of