Jump to content

Thailand Live Thursday 2 Apr 2020

Recommended Posts

China logs fewer coronavirus infections but tightens some curbs on movement

By Huizhong Wu, Andrew Galbraith



People with masks are seen at the side of a building, amid the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the central business district in Beijing, China, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY


BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China, where the coronavirus outbreak first erupted in December, logged fewer new infections on Thursday, but measures restricting movement have been tightened in some parts of the country due to a fear of more imported cases.


Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1157383-china-logs-fewer-coronavirus-infections-but-tightens-some-curbs-on-movement/

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 71
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

Electricity bills cut by 3% to ease virus burden By THE NATION     The Energy Regulatory Committee has ordered three state electricity authorities to cut electricity bills by

U.S. Navy does not rule out punishing captain who criticized coronavirus response By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart   FILE PHOTO: The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is seen while ent

UPDATE:   14 arrested in Phuket for partying By The Nation     Nine foreigners and five Thais were arrested in Phuket province on Wednesday (April 1) for allegedly u

Posted Images

PM announces 10pm to 4am nationwide curfew





In a more stringent move to curb new Covid-19 infections, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced a nationwide 10pm to 4am curfew effective from tomorrow (April 3).


Full Story: 
https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1157354-thailand to-announce-nationwide-curfew-starting-friday/?do=findComment&comment=15244992wAAACH5BAEKAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAICRAEAOw==


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thai rice prices hit seven-year high on anticipated sales as coronavirus troubles rivals - exporters

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat




BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's rice prices have reached the highest in seven years due to Thai exporters anticipating more sales, as their main competitors battle domestic coronavirus outbreaks.


Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1157385-thai-rice-prices-hit-seven-year-high-on-anticipated-sales-as-coronavirus-troubles-rivals-exporters/

Link to post
Share on other sites

Why is New Orleans' coronavirus death rate seven times New York's? Obesity is a factor

By Brad Brooks



FILE PHOTO: A view of Bourbon Street amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman/File Photo


(Reuters) - The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate much higher than in New York City. Doctors, public health officials and available data say the Big Easy’s high levels of obesity and related ailments may be part of the problem.


Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1157386-why-is-new-orleans-coronavirus-death-rate-seven-times-new-yorks-obesity-is-a-factor/


Link to post
Share on other sites

What Thomas Hardy's wife thought of their 40-year age gap

By Craig Simpson



Thomas Hardy and his second wife Florence 


There was “genuine love” between Thomas Hardy and his second wife despite a 40-year age gap, newly discovered letters reveal.


Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1157389-what-thomas-hardys-wife-thought-of-their-40-year-age-gap/


Link to post
Share on other sites

Dolly Parton pledges $1m to coronavirus vaccine research

By Ben Beaumont-Thomas



Dolly Parton performing at the 2019 Grammy awards. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images


Dolly Parton has donated $1m (£800,000) to research into a coronavirus vaccine, as she begins a new storytelling series for children in lockdown.


Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1157390-dolly-parton-pledges-1m-to-coronavirus-vaccine-research/


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Beatles at 60: In times of trouble, listening to their music is like returning to the Bible

By Lucy Jones



The Beatles celebrate the completion of their new album, 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band', in 1967 ( Getty Images )


The Beatles formed nearer in time to the Spanish Flu (1918 -1920) than our current Covid-19 pandemic.


Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1157391-the-beatles-at-60-in-times-of-trouble-listening-to-their-music-is-like-returning-to-the-bible/


  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

PTT to sell 70% alcohol at all its Bangkok petrol stations from April 4

By The Nation




PTT Oil and Retail Business (PTTOR) will sell 100,000 bottles of 70 per cent alcohol through all PTT petrol stations in Bangkok at a special price as of April 4 before expanding sales to its petrol stations nationwide.


Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1157400-ptt-to-sell-70-alcohol-at-all-its-bangkok-petrol-stations-from-april-4/


Link to post
Share on other sites

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 2,921, up 24% in a day



Medical staff prepare a ambulance at NHS Nightingale hospital as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley


LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom’s death toll from the coronavirus rose 24 percent to 2,921 as of April 1.


Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1157414-uk-coronavirus-death-toll-rises-to-2921-up-24-in-a-day/


Link to post
Share on other sites
This topic is now closed to further replies.
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Create New...