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Thailand To Start First Coronavirus Vaccinations This Week

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Thailand To Start First Coronavirus Vaccinations This Week

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker takes a nasal swab sample from a migrant worker during proactive testing at their work place, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Samut Sakhon province, Thailand January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun   BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will start vaccinating priority groups including health workers against…

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Thai Govt Outlines 8-Step Process For People To Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

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Thai Govt Outlines 8-Step Process For People To Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

Image: Reuters   The Thai government on Tuesday outlined an eight-step process for registration and vaccination at hospitals in the country. The Ministry of Public Health (MOPHJ) said that by detailing what is required will help Thai people to “understand the process and be able to cooperate with medical personnel”.   Upon arrival at hospital,…

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Alcohol Sales To Be Banned On Makha Bucha Day

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Alcohol Sales To Be Banned On Makha Bucha Day

Image: The Phuket News / Graphics   The Buddhist religious day Makha Bucha thisFriday (Feb 26) will be observed as a public holiday bringing a long weekend for all government offices and many workers across the country.   Makha Bucha takes place annually on the night of the full moon during the third lunar month…

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ThailandPlus: Tracking App Now Mandatory For Foreign Tourists

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ThailandPlus: Tracking App Now Mandatory For Foreign Tourists

  Image: Thailand PRD Foreign tourists who have received the certificate of entry to Thailand are now required to download the ThailandPlus app, prior to their arrival, the Thai government has confirmed. The app, which works similar to GPS, will enable officials to know the whereabouts of foreign tourists during their stay in Thailand in…

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Expats In Thailand To Be Given COVID-19 Vaccine: CCSA

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Expats In Thailand To Be Given COVID-19 Vaccine: CCSA

  Thailand has repeated its commitment to give everyone in the country – including expats and migrant workers – vaccinations against COVID-19.   Speaking on Thursday, Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) deputy spokesperson Apisamai Srirangsan said that everyone living in Thailand, including foreigners, will be able to receive the vaccine.   “The distribution of…

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Over 2,000 Killed And 130,000 Injured On Thailand’s Roads in 2021

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Over 2,000 Killed And 130,000 Injured On Thailand’s Roads in 2021

REUTERS FILE PHOTO for reference only   The year might be less than 8 weeks old but data released on Tuesday reveals the shocking amount of people who have been injured or killed on Thailand’s roads already in 2021.   According to Thailand’s Road Safety Collaboration, a non-departmental body aimed at improving road safety in the country,…

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Thailand Records Its First Case Of South African Strain Of COVID-19

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Thailand Records Its First Case Of South African Strain Of COVID-19

A Thai gem trader has been found to be infected with the South African strain of COVID-19, the first such case in Thailand, said Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong, director-general of the Disease Control Department, on Sunday. He disclosed that the 41-year old worked in Tanzania for about two months and, on January 29th, he travelled to…

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New Report Gives Fascinating Insight Into Salary Levels In Thailand

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New Report Gives Fascinating Insight Into Salary Levels In Thailand

FILE PHOTO: A view of Chao Phraya river in Bangkok, Thailand August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom   A new report has explored the different salary levels of people working across various industries in Thailand.   The Salary Report 2021 carried out by Thailand’s leading recruitment website JobsDB, ranked the highest and lowest paying jobs by position –…

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No One Left Behind: Thailand Gives Biggest Hint Yet That Expats Will Be Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccines

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No One Left Behind: Thailand Gives Biggest Hint Yet That Expats Will Be Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccines

REUTERS FILE PHOTO for reference only   Thailand’s health minister on Monday gave the strongest indication yet that expats residing in the country will be included in the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccination.   Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul  said that all  residents in Thailand, including foreigners could even be given the vaccination free of charge….

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Batten Down The Hatches: Upper Thailand Braces For Storms, Hail And Drop In Temperature Amid Lightning Warnings

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Batten Down The Hatches: Upper Thailand Braces For Storms, Hail And Drop In Temperature Amid Lightning Warnings

Image: PPTV36   Thailand’s meterological office has warned of major storms coming to the upper reaches of the country starting tomorrow (Sunday 7th) and continuing until Tuesday.   The unseasonal storms will hit the north from Sunday then affect Isaan, the Central region including Bangkok and the surrounding metro area, and the eastern seaboard on…

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