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Thailand reports daily record of 34 Covid-19 deaths, 1,983 new infections
Bangkok, May 12 (IANS) Thailand on Wednesday reported a new daily record of 34 Covid-19 fatalities, taking the country's death toll to 486, with 1,983 new infections, according to the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-05-12
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Thailand reports 1,940 new Covid-19 cases, 21 more deaths
Bangkok, May 2 (IANS) Thailand on Sunday reported 1,940 new Covid-19 cases and 21 more fatalities, according to the country's Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-05-02
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Thailand reports 1,891 new Covid-19 cases, 21 more deaths
Bangkok, May 1 (IANS) Thailand on Saturday confirmed 1,891 new Covid-19 cases and 21 more fatalities, according to the country's Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-05-01
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Thailand reports 1,583 new Covid-19 cases, 15 more deaths
Bangkok, April 30 (IANS) Thailand reported fewer than 2,000 new Covid-19 cases for the second day in a row, as the country has toughened restrictions to curb the outbreak.
2021-04-30
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Asian-Pacific area lawmakers seek 'whole of society' approach against Covid
Bangkok, April 29 (IANS) Policymakers from 50 Asian and Pacific countries on Thursday called for a "whole-of-society" response to Covid-19.
2021-04-29
Category: International, Thailand,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Thailand reports single-day record of 15 Covid deaths
Bangkok, April 27 (IANS) Thailand registered 15 Covid-19 related deaths over the last 24 hours, the highest single-day number since the pandemic began, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Tuesday.
2021-04-27
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Thai PM fined for not wearing mask under new restrictions
Bangkok, April 26 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha was fined for not wearing a face mask at a meeting on Monday under new coronavirus restrictions amid a new wave of infections.
2021-04-26
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Thailand reports 2,438 new Covid cases, 11 more fatalities
Bangkok, April 25 (IANS) Thailand registered 2,438 Covid-19 cases and 11 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Sunday.
2021-04-25
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Thailand's daily Covid-19 cases hit record high, total surpasses 50K
Bangkok, April 23 (IANS) Thailand's total Covid-19 cases have surpassed 50,000 as a record of 2,070 new infections were recorded on Friday, according to the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-04-23
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Thailand logs highest single-day spike of 1,335 Covid cases
Bangkok, April 14 (IANS) Thailand on Wednesday recorded the highest single-day spike of 1,335 Covid cases, pushing the tally to 35,910,according to the Center for the COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-04-14
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Thailand reports Covid clusters in jail, nightclubs
Bangkok, April 5 (IANS) Thailand on Monday recorded a surge in coronavirus infection with 194 new cases, mainly due to clusters found in a prison in Narathiwat province as well as night entertainment venues, according to the Centre for the Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-04-05
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
5 people killed in Bangkok house blaze
Bangkok, April 4 (IANS) Five people were killed due to a blaze at a three-storey house in Bangkok, which led to the collapse of the structure, according to authorities in the Thai capital.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Thailand,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thailand seeks 40K doses of vaccine for aviation personnel
Bangkok, March 31 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has demanded a total of 40,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses for some 20,000 aviation personnel.
2021-03-31
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Phuket to lift quarantine measures for vaccinated tourists
Bangkok, March 27 (IANS) Thai authorities have approved a waiver to lift quarantine measures for vaccinated foreign travellers to enter Phuket, the country's largest island, effective from July 1, a Minister confirmed.
2021-03-27
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Asian poverty reduction stalls for 1st time in 20 yrs
Bangkok, March 26 (IANS) The World Bank said in a report on Friday that the "Covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions it provoked" sparked "domestic demand and supply shocks" across the East Asia and the Pacific region.
2021-03-26
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
11 injured after Thai police clash with protesters
Bangkok, March 21 (IANS) At least 11 people were injured after police in Thailand deployed water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets against pro-democracy protesters who rallied near the Grand Palace.
2021-03-21
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Thailand to cut quarantine period for arrivals
Bangkok, March 19 (IANS) Thai authorities announced on Friday that the mandatory quarantine period for people entering the country will now be reduced to 10 days from two weeks in its latest effort to support the ailing tourism sector and economic recovery.
2021-03-19
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Thailand to cut quarantine period for arrivals
Bangkok, March 19 (IANS) Thai authorities announced on Friday that the mandatory quarantine period for people entering the country will now be reduced to 10 days from two weeks in its latest effort to support the ailing tourism sector and economic recovery.
2021-03-19
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Thailand's constitutional amendment bill aborted
Bangkok, March 18 (IANS) Thailand's legislation on constitutional amendment has been aborted by MPs and senators following a nine-hour debate.
2021-03-18
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Thailand mulls Covid-19 vax passports
Bangkok, March 6 (IANS) Thailand is considering Covid-19 vaccine passports and quarantine exemption amid efforts to boost the country's ailing tourism sector.
2021-03-06
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Thailand mulls Covid-19 vax passports
Bangkok, March 6 (IANS) Thailand is considering Covid-19 vaccine passports and quarantine exemption amid efforts to boost the country's ailing tourism sector.
2021-03-06
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Thailand reports 54 new Covid-19 cases, one more fatality
Bangkok, March 4 (IANS) Thailand on Thursday confirmed 54 new Covid-19 cases, mostly domestic, and one more fatality, according to a report from the Center for the Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-03-04
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Thailand preps for area quarantine to reboot tourism
Bangkok, March 2 (IANS) About 6,700 hotel rooms in five tourist hotspots of Thailand have been prepared for use as an area quarantine for inoculated foreigners in an aim to reboot tourism, a Minister has confirmed.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Thailand starts Covid-19 vaccination
Bangkok, Feb 28 (IANS) Thailand on Sunday started its Covid-19 vaccination roll-out, with the first shot, using China's Sinovac vaccine, going to Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul.
2021-02-28
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Thailand starts Covid-19 vaccination
Bangkok, Feb 28 (IANS) Thailand on Sunday started its Covid-19 vaccination roll-out, with the first shot, using China's Sinovac vaccine, going to Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul.
2021-02-28
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Health official among first Thai to get Covid jab
Bangkok, Feb 27 (IANS) Thai Permanent Secretary for Public Health Kiatiphum Wongrajit will become the first in the country to receive the Covid vaccine on Sunday.
2021-02-27
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Thailand reports 72 new Covid cases
Bangkok, Feb 27 (IANS) Thailand on Saturday logged 72 fresh Covid cases, according to a report of the Centre for the Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-02-27
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Thai court finds 3 ministers guilty of involving in anti-govt protests
Bangkok, Feb 25 (IANS) Three current Thai Cabinet ministers lost their posts on Wednesday due to their court verdicts for jail in relation to 2014's Bangkok shutdown and street protests which they had unlawfully orchestrated.
2021-02-25
Category: International, Thailand,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hotel staff in 5 Thai tourist spots among vax priority group
Bangkok, Feb 24 (IANS) The hotel employees in Thailand's five tourist destinations are among the first people in the Southeast Asian country to receive the Covid vaccine shots, Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Thailand receives first batch of Covid vaccines from China
Bangkok, Feb 24 (IANS) Thailand on Wednesday received the first batch of 200,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine from China's Sinovac Biotech, as the country gears up to kick start its immunisation drive soon.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Thailand approves China's Sinovac vaccine for emergency use
Bangkok, Feb 23 (IANS) Thailand approved Sinovac Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving the way for the country to receive its first vaccine shipment from the Chinese biopharmaceutical firm on Wednesday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Thailand confirms 89 fresh Covid cases
Bangkok, Feb 22 (IANS) Thailand on Monday reported 89 new Covid cases, pushing the tally to 25,504, health officials said.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Thailand confirms 92 new Covid-19 cases
Bangkok, Feb 21 (IANS) Thailand on Sunday confirmed 92 cases of Covid-19, mostly domestic, according to the Center for the Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)'s report.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Thailand to start clinical trials on homemade Covax
Bangkok, Feb 19 (IANS) The mRNA vaccine against the coronavirus developed by Chulalongkorn University of Thailand, is scheduled to enter the first stage of human trials soon, according to a university official.
2021-02-19
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Thailand reports 150 new Covid-19 cases
Bangkok, Feb 18 (IANS) Thailand on Thursday confirmed 150 new cases of coronavirus infection, with the pandemic situation in eight provinces, including Bangkok, having apparently improved, said the Center for the Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-02-18
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
'High uncertainty weighs on Thailand's economic outlook'
Bangkok, Feb 17 (IANS) Thailand's economic outlook remained highly uncertain with considerable downside risks, the Bank of Thailand, the country's central bank, said Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Thailand,Business/Economy,Politics
Thai Deputy PM: Sinovac vaccines to arrive starting next week
Bangkok, Feb 17 (IANS) Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Wednesday reassured the delivery of Sinovac vaccines from China to Thailand, beginning next week.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Thailand reports 175 fresh Covid infections
Bangkok, Feb 17 (IANS) Thailand on Wednesday reported 175 new Covid cases, taking the tally to 24,961, according to the Centre for the Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-02-17
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ashwini-Sairaj break into Top 20 in mixed doubles rankings
Bangkok, Feb 2 (IANS) The mixed doubles Indian duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa have entered the top 20 in the latest BWF rankings.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Badminton World Tour Finals: Tai Tzu Ying to face Carolina in final
Bangkok, Jan 30 (IANS) Chinese Taipei world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying will face Spanish Olympic champion Carolina Marin in the women's singles final of the BWF World Tour Finals in Bangkok on Sunday.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
World Tour Finals: Consolation win for Sindhu, Srikanth loses
Bangkok, Jan 29 (IANS) Reigning badminton world champion P.V. Sindhu ended her campaign at the BWF World Tour Finals with a consolation win on Friday, but Kidambi Srikanth, the only other Indian to have qualified for the competition, ended at the bottom of his group with a third consecutive defeat and crashed out.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Srikanth finishes dismal World Tour Finals campaign with 3 losses
Bangkok, Jan 29 (IANS) India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth's World Tour Finals campaign came to a disappointing end after he lost all three matches in the tournament, the latest being against Thailand's Angus Ng Ka Long here on Friday.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
World Tour Finals: Srikanth, Sindhu suffer 2nd consecutive loss
Bangkok, Jan 28 (IANS) Star Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu suffered contrasting defeats in their respective second group 'B' matches at the BWF World Tour Finals here on Thursday.
2021-01-28
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
World Tour Finals: Sindhu, Srikanth lose opening matches
Bangkok, Jan 27 (IANS) Reigning world badminton champion P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday went down fighting to world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in her first group match of the women's singles of the World Tour Finals. In the men's category, India's former world No.1 Kidambi Srikanth also lost his first match to Denmark's Anders Antonsen.
2021-01-27
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
World Tour Finals: Sindhu loses to Tzu Ying in 1st group game
Bangkok, Jan 27 (IANS) Ace India shuttler PV Sindhu on Wednesday went down fighting against world number one Tai Tzu Ying in her first group match of the women's singles event at the World Tour Finals.
2021-01-27
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Carolina Marin, Viktor Axelson win singles titles at Thailand Open
Bangkok, Jan 24 (IANS) Reigning Olympic badminton champion Carolina Marin and Denmark's Viktor Axelsen on Sunday came out with dominant performances to win the respective women's and men's singles titles at the Toyota Thailand Open tournament.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Thailand Open: Sameer Verma goes down fighting in quarter-finals
Bangkok, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Sameer Verma was on Friday knocked out of the Thailand Open in the quarter-finals, losing 13-21, 21-19, 22-20 to third seed Anders Antonsen of Denmark in a see-saw match that lasted an hour and 21 minutes.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Thailand Open: Satwik-Ashwini enter mixed doubles semis
Bangkok, Jan 22 (IANS) The Indian duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa on Friday entered the mixed doubles semi-finals of the Toyota Thailand Open after securing a hard-fought win over fifth seeds Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goh of Malaysia.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Thailand Open: Sindhu through to quarter-final (3rd lead)
Bangkok, Jan 21 (IANS) Reigning badminton world champion PV Sindhu on Thursday entered the quarter-final of the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament with a straight-game win over Malaysia's Kisona Selvaduray.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Thailand Open: Verma eases into quarters, Prannoy crashes out (2nd lead)
Bangkok, Jan 21 (IANS) India shuttler Sameer Verma on Thursday continued his stellar run at the Toyota Thailand Open as he eased past Denmark's Rasmus Gemke in straight games to enter the quarterfinals of the men's singles event. However, there was disappointment for HS Prannoy who crashed out of the Super 1000 tournament after facing defeat at the hands of Malaysia's Liew Daren.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton