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PM says sorry over Covid-infected Egyptian soldier

By THE NATION

 

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

 

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today came out to apologise over the case of a visiting Egyptian soldier who was allowed to roam Rayong city before being found to be infected with Covid-19 virus.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172821-pm-says-sorry-over-covid-infected-egyptian-soldier/

 

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Thailand changes entry rules after new COVID-19 cases spark second wave fear

By Panu Wongcha-um and Panarat Thepgumpanat

 

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's government tightened regulations for the entry of foreigners on Tuesday, after two new imported coronavirus cases with possible exposure to the public raised concern about a second wave of infections.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172769-thailand-changes-entry-rules-after-new-covid-19-cases-spark-second-wave-fear/

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Govt condemned for putting people’s lives at risk for comfort of ‘privileged’ foreigners

By The Nation

 

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Thai social media on Tuesday (July 14) was filled with messages slamming the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), the Army and the government for allowing Covid-19 patients to enter the country just because they are privileged.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172761-govt-condemned-for-putting-people’s-lives-at-risk-for-comfort-of-‘privileged’-foreigners/

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CCSA spokesman apologises over case of infected Egyptian soldier, reports full timeline

By The Nation

 

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With the case of an infected Egyptian soldier in Rayong causing consternation and criticism, Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, the spokesman of the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), apologised today (July 14) for the “flaw” and “mistake” regarding who should be quarantined, as he reported the full timeline of the case:

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172742-ccsa-spokesman-apologises-over-case-of-infected-egyptian-soldier-reports-full-timeline/

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President Xi stresses economic cooperation with Thailand

 

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Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during a conference to commemorate the 40th anniversary of China’s Reform and Opening Up policy at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Tuesday.

 

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed deepening economic and trade cooperation with Thailand and Singapore while continuing to jointly fight the pandemic with the two countries.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172824-president-xi-stresses-economic-cooperation-with-thailand/

 

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Deputy Minister of Public Health visits Rayong

 

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RAYONG (NNT) - Because a visiting Egyptian soldier who tested positive to COVID-19 is known to have visited places in Rayong province in the company of other soldiers, the hotel where they stayed and some venues have now been closed.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172825-deputy-minister-of-public-health-visits-rayong/

 

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Most schools in Rayong close as teachers went to places Egyptian soldier did

By The Nation

 

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As many as 274 schools in Rayong have had to close because their teachers visited venues where they may have been at risk of contracting Covid-19, while the Education Ministry said it will restart online classes.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172826-most-schools-in-rayong-close-as-teachers-went-to-places-egyptian-soldier-did/

 

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Wigan hammer struggling Hull 8-0, West Brom draw with Fulham

 

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Soccer Football - Championship - Wigan Athletic v Hull City - DW Stadium, Wigan, Britain - July 14, 2020 Wigan Athletic's Kieran Dowell celebrates scoring their eighth goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Action Images/Molly Darlington

 

(Reuters) - Wigan Athletic recorded their biggest ever league victory as they beat Hull City 8-0 in the Championship on Tuesday, hitting seven past their beleaguered opponents in the first half.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172827-wigan-hammer-struggling-hull-8-0-west-brom-draw-with-fulham/

 

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Champions League fate still in our hands, says Leicester boss Rodgers

 

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Arsenal v Leicester City - Emirates Stadium, London, Britain - July 7, 2020 Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Shaun Botterill/Pool via REUTERS

 

(Reuters) - Manager Brendan Rodgers says Leicester City are in a first-class position in their pursuit of Champions League qualification, despite their shock Premier League defeat by Bournemouth at the weekend.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172828-champions-league-fate-still-in-our-hands-says-leicester-boss-rodgers/

 

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Brighton boss Potter warns against complacency in fight for survival

 

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Leicester City v Brighton & Hove Albion - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - June 23, 2020 Brighton & Hove Albion manager Graham Potter as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS / Andrew Boyers / Pool

 

(Reuters) - Brighton & Hove Albion are not taking results for granted as they inch towards securing a fourth consecutive season in the Premier League, manager Graham Potter said on Tuesday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172829-brighton-boss-potter-warns-against-complacency-in-fight-for-survival/

 

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Singapore and Malaysia to reopen business travel next month

 

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FILE PHOTO: A view of the empty Woodlands Causeway between Singapore and Malaysia after Malaysia imposed a lockdown on travel due to the coronavirus outbreak March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su

 

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore and Malaysia are to resume essential business and official travel between their countries, they said on Tuesday, letting people cross their border for the first time since most movements were suspended because of the coronavirus in March.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172831-singapore and-malaysia-to-reopen-business-travel-next-month/

 

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Maxwell denied bail on charges of luring girls for Epstein; accusers denounce her

By Jonathan Stempel, Karen Freifeld and Brendan Pierson

 

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FILE PHOTO: Audrey Strauss, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York speaks alongside William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office, at a news conference announcing charges against Ghislaine Maxwell for her role in the sexual exploitation and abuse of minor girls by Jeffrey Epstein in New York City, New York, U.S., July 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday denied bail for Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate charged with luring young girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them, after she pleaded not guilty at a hearing in which two women decried her actions as heinous.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172833-maxwell-denied-bail-on-charges-of-luring-girls-for-epstein-accusers-denounce-her/

 

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Grant Imahara, Former ‘Mythbusters’ Host, Dies at 49

Liz Lane

 

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File photo:  Imahara at w00tstock in 2012

 

Grant Imahara, the engineer and roboticist who helped test some of the world’s most famous rumors on the iconic Discovery Channel series “Mythbusters,” has died. He was 49.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1172835-grant-imahara-former-‘mythbusters’-host-dies-at-49/

 

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