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Thailand starts vaccination drive in crowded Bangkok district

Thailand launched a campaign on Tuesday to vaccinate 50,000 people living in a crowded river-side district of the capital Bangkok, as the country tries to contain a third wave of coronavirus infections.Authorities aim to vaccinate about 70% of people in Khlong Toei, an area that ...

Thailand floats hydro-solar projects for its dams as fossil fuel supplement

Thailand is close to completing one the world’s biggest floating hydro-solar hybrid projects on the surface of a dam, a step toward boosting renewable energy production after years of criticism for reliance on fossil fuels.About 144,417 solar panels are being installed on a reservoir in ...

Thailand's capital plans 10,000 field-hospital beds as COVID-19 spikes

Thailand plans to install 10,000 field-hospital beds in Bangkok, a health official said on Saturday, as the country strains to cope with a third wave of COVID-19 infections.At least a dozen hospitals in the capital said they had stopped testing for the coronavirus as of ...

Thai economy may grow less than forecast after new outbreak-c.bank

Thailand’s economy may expand less than forecast this year, a central bank official said on Friday, after a third wave of coronavirus infections and concerns about the presence of a highly contagious variant.The tourism-reliant economy suffered the deepest slump in over two decades last year, ...

Thailand says Bangkok COVID-19 outbreak may take months to contain

A coronavirus outbreak in Thailand’s capital may take more than two months to control, a health official said on Thursday, as authorities announced a broad ban on nightlife to tackle a new wave of infections and a highly contagious variant.Authorities expect to arrest the outbreak ...

Thailand loses 1.45 million tourism jobs from pandemic: tourism group

Thailand has lost about 1.45 million tourism jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, including 400,000 in the first quarter, a private tourism group said on Monday, as the country gets ready to reopen to visitors to try to rescue the struggling sector,Tourism is a key driver ...

Thailand enlists industry groups in slavery blacklist effort

Thailand stepped up efforts to tackle modern slavery on Monday, with a dozen industry associations signing pacts to rid their supply chains of child and forced labour as part of a government drive to get several key exports taken off a U.S. blacklist.The businesses pledged ...

Thai-developed COVID-19 vaccine starts human trials

Thailand started human trials on Monday of a domestically developed coronavirus vaccine and expects to deploy it next year, which its health minister said could give the country more freedom with its vaccine policy.Thailand’s vaccination drive is targeting the inoculation of half of its adult ...

Thailand sticks with AstraZeneca vaccine after safety scare

Thailand will start using the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday after a brief delay over safety concerns, officials said, with Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and cabinet members due to be first in line to get shots.Thailand was on Friday the first country outside of Europe ...

Thailand in a green rush as government pushes cannabis as cash crop

The government held a convention in Buriram province in northeastern Thailand over the weekend to educate the public on cannabis use and promote businesses. People were able to taste hemp-based noodles, ice-cream and drinks.Hemp plants are a variety of cannabis that have higher concentrations of ...

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