Seven arrested over vaccination registration scam

Bang Grand Station in Chatuchak, Bangkok. Photo: Poonpun2016. CC BY-SA 4.0.Seven suspects have been arrested for alleged involvement in the vaccination registration scam at Bang Sue central railway station in late July.The suspects were identified as Pakamon Hompak, her husband Wichayapong Teera-angkananont, Surinat Patamawichaiporn, Jumpol Sriyapai, Bundhita Roongsawang, Kantima

Patients evacuated after floods ravage Chaiyaphum hospital

Hospital beds (hospital cot) in Thailand. Photo: PxHere. CC0.Rescuers worked feverishly to evacuate forty patients as Bamnet Narong Hospital in Chaiyaphum was flooded on Sunday morning, seriously damaging the facility.The Hook 31 rescue unit reported on Sunday afternoon that 26 patients were successfully transferred from the hospital in Bamnet

More than 1 million COVID-19 vaccine jabs given yesterday alone

People queuing for COVID-19 vaccination at Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok. Photo: Mr.Ch. CC BY-SA 4.0.BANGKOK (NNT) – The Prime Minister has thanked the general public for their cooperation in the national inoculation campaign, with a record high of more than one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered yesterday alone.

First made-in-Thailand virtual influencer debuts

She poses. She chats. She inspires you to buy stuff you never knew you needed. And she asks for nothing in return. Meet AI Ailyn, Thailand’s first metaverse human created by SIA Bangkok, which describes itself a “virtual influencer agency”. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE REPORTERS Source link

Heavy rain and flooding expected to worsen in several provinces

Floods in Wang Tako, Lang Suan District, Chumphon. Photo: Mozhar. CC BY-SA 3.0.Several northern, north–eastern and central provinces of Thailand are partially under water today and the flooding is expected to get worse, as the Thai Meteorological Department warns of heavy rain tonight and tomorrow, as a direct result

BAAC sparks up cannabis farming loan scheme

Marijuana (Cannabis) leaves. Photo: pxfuel.The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has started offering loans this month to plant cannabis for community enterprises and agricultural cooperatives after parts of the plant were taken off the narcotics list.The bank’s senior executive vice-president Somkiat Kimawaha said the move supports farmers

Tourism industry rip reopening delay to November 1

Bangkok’s Chinatown Yaowarat, sits empty due the lack of foreigners during COVID-19. Photo: Chainwit. CC BY-SA 4.0.Confusion over reopening timelines has spoiled the chance for the tourism industry to rebound during the coming high season as inconsistent policies damage the country’s credibility and international tour operators refrain from planning