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Thailand starts COVID-19 vaccination campaign

 

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A woman receives the Sinovac coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the Samut Sakhon hospital in Samut Sakhon province, Thailand, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand kicked off its COVID-19 inoculation campaign on Sunday, with cabinet ministers, health officials and medical professionals among the first in the queue to receive vaccinations.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207797-thailand starts-covid-19-vaccination-campaign/

 

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Health Minister Anutin becomes the first Thai to be given COVID-19 vaccination

 

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Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul became the first Thai to be inoculated with the Sinovac vaccine on Sunday morning, at the Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Institute.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207797-thailand starts-covid-19-vaccination-campaign/?do=findComment&comment=16287406

 

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Police clash with protesters, rubber bullets, tear-gas fired

 

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Police fired teargas and rubber bullets as they clashed with anti-government protesters in front of an army unit on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road which houses the residence of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207799-police-clash-with-protesters-rubber-bullets-tear-gas-fired/

 

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PM follows up on water management development

Praphorn Praphornkul

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The government has resolved to construct more dams to help farmers contending with droughts and flooding and is to launch the “1 Tambon 1 New Theory Farm” program, aimed at attracting the new generation to agriculture.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207802-pm-prayut-follows-up-on-water-management-development/

 

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Commerce Ministry sets Thailand’s export growth target at 4% for 2021

Suwit Rattiwan

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - Thailand has seen export growth of 0.35 percent in the first month of the year. The Commerce Minister has ordered the Department of International Trade Promotion to advance an action plan to accelerate growth, which is set at 4 percent this year.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207803-commerce-ministry-sets-thailand’s-export-growth-target-at-4-for-2021/

 

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BoT points to business sector as key to economic recovery

Praphorn Praphornkul

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The Bank of Thailand (BoT) is pressing the government to address impact on liquidity from the COVID-19 situation in the business sector, arguing it will speed up economic recovery.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207805-bot-points-to-business-sector-as-key-to-economic-recovery/

 

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Wearing Thai silk while offering food to monks on elephant back, promotes Surin’s tourism

Supawadee Wangsri

 

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SURIN (NNT) - Surin residents and tourists are preserving beautiful Thai culture by wearing Thai garments while offering food to monks on elephant back, and helping the elephants affected by COVID-19 constraints.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207806-wearing-thai-silk-while-offering-food-to-monks-on-elephant-back-promotes-surin’s-tourism/

 

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Road collapses into Chalong reservoir

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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A large section of the road has collapsed into the lake. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: Local residents have been warned to beware travelling on the road around the Khlong Krata reservoir in Chalong after a large section of road collapsed into the water.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207807-phuket-road-collapses-into-chalong-reservoir/

 

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Dust haze settles over Phuket

By The Phuket News

 

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The Air4Thai air pollution for Phuket earlier today. Image: Air4Thai

 

PHUKET: The Regional Environment Office 15, based in Phuket, has issued an advisory for people to monitor their ease of breathing following a dust haze from Bangladesh and Myanmar settling over Phuket.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207808-dust-haze-settles-over-phuket/

 

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Phuket Opinion: Gunning for a duty of care

By The Phuket News

 

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Cpl Pornthep Channarong during his re-enactment of his actions that led to the shooting of noodle vendor Aroon Thongplab early Tuesday morning. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: The shooting of 25-year-old noodle vendor Aroon Thongplab on Bangla Rd by a drunken off-duty police officer this week has again cast into the spotlight the need to prevent any police officers from carrying firearms in public while not on active duty.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207809-phuket-opinion-gunning-for-a-duty-of-care/

 

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Thailand’s Phuket aims to become ‘immunity island’ for tourists as it seeks post-coronavirus bounce-back

 

• With 80 per cent of tourism businesses on the island having gone bust, the island’s tourism authorities have hatched a plan to fully reopen by October 1

 

• But the plan depends on whether Phuket can bypass the national government’s vaccine roll-out schedule and obtain its own jabs earlier

 

Vijitra Duangdee

 

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Anchored unused tour boats at Phuket’s Chalong pier. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee

 

At Phuket’s Chalong pier, boat driver Mang is in rare, high spirits...

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207810-thailand’s-phuket-aims-to-become-‘immunity-island’-for-tourists-as-it-seeks-post-coronavirus-bounce-back/

 

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In Thailand, death of a ‘pretty’ underscores dangers of life as a hostess

 

•Model-for-hire who appeared at ‘VIP’ party in Bangkok dies after being dropped off at hospital

 

•An activist lawyer says she died of heart failure after consuming ketamine and Ecstasy, but no charges have been filed in the case

 

Vijitra Duangdee

 

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Soi Cowboy street in the Sukhumvit district of Bangkok, where much of the city’s nightlife is concentrated. File Photo: Wikipedia

 

The death of a woman from a suspected drug overdose after a Bangkok party has underscored the risks...

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207811-in-thailand-death-of-a-‘pretty’-underscores-dangers-of-life-as-a-hostess/

 

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At least 18 protesters killed in Myanmar in worst violence since coup

 

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Protesters take cover as they clash with riot police officers during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

 

(Reuters) - Myanmar police fired on protesters around the country on Sunday and at least 18 people were killed in the worst violence since a Feb. 1 military coup, the United Nations said, calling on the international community to act to stop the repression.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207812-at-least-18-protesters-killed-in-myanmar-in-worst-violence-since-coup/

 

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McIlroy, Thomas to dress in red and black in honour of Woods

 

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(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas are among the golfers set to don Tiger Woods' signature Sunday red and black during the final round of the World Golf Championships (WGC) event in Florida to honour the 15-time major winner, who suffered a car accident.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207816-mcilroy-thomas-to-dress-in-red-and-black-in-honour-of-woods/

 

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Cuomo under pressure to refer probe of his alleged sexual misconduct to state prosecutor

By Gabriella Borter

 

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FILE PHOTO: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at a vaccination site in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., February 22, 2021. Seth Wenig/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

 

(Reuters) - New York's top prosecutor rejected a proposal by Governor Andrew Cuomo for her to pick a lawyer to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against him, after Cuomo's office backtracked on Sunday on a plan to choose its own investigator.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207818-cuomo-under-pressure-to-refer-probe-of-his-alleged-sexual-misconduct-to-state-prosecutor/

 

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More than 20 million in Britain get first COVID-19 vaccine dose

 

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FILE PHOTO: A woman receives a dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine inside a bus modified into a mobile vaccination centre for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Thamesmead, London, Britain, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo

 

LONDON (Reuters) - More than 20 million people across the United Kingdom have now received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, data showed on Sunday as the country made more progress with Europe's fastest vaccination programme.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207820-more-than-20-million-in-britain-get-first-covid-19-vaccine-dose/

 

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Bitcoin extends retreat from record high to hit lowest in 20 days

 

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FILE PHOTO: Representation of the virtual currency Bitcoin is seen on a motherboard in this picture illustration taken April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

 

(Reuters) - Bitcoin dropped 6.39% to $43,165.78 on Sunday, losing $2,944.20 from its previous close.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207822-bitcoin-extends-retreat-from-record-high-to-hit-lowest-in-20-days/

 

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Iran dismisses idea of talks with EU and U.S. to revive 2015 nuclear deal

By Parisa Hafezi

 

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Sunday ruled out holding an informal meeting with the United States and European powers to discuss ways to salvage the unravelling 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, insisting that Washington must first lift all its unilateral sanctions.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207823-iran-dismisses-idea-of-talks-with-eu-and-us-to-revive-2015-nuclear-deal/

 

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Up to six cases of Manaus variant of coronavirus detected in UK

 

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FILE PHOTO: Two women walk past a closed tea room, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Buckingham, Britain, February 23, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

 

LONDON (Reuters) - Up to six cases of a highly transmissible variant of coronavirus first identified in the Brazilian city of Manaus have been detected in Britain for the first time, English health officials said on Sunday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207824-up-to-six-cases-of-manaus-variant-of-coronavirus-detected-in-uk/

 

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Fauci urges Americans to get any of the three COVID-19 vaccines available

By Andy Sullivan

 

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FILE PHOTO: NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci addresses the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 21, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, said on Sunday he would take the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, as he encouraged Americans to accept any of the three approved shots.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207825-fauci-urges-americans-to-get-any-of-the-three-covid-19-vaccines-available/

 

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Dozens of leading Hong Kong democrats charged with subversion in major national security crackdown

By Jessie Pang and James Pomfret

 

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Pro-democracy activist Sam Cheung hugs his wife as he arrives to report to the police station over national security law charges, in Hong Kong, China February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Jessie Pang

 

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Forty-seven Hong Kong democrats and activists were charged on Sunday with conspiracy to commit subversion, in the largest single crackdown on the democratic opposition under a China-imposed national security law.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207826-dozens-of-leading-hong-kong-democrats-charged-with-subversion-in-major-national-security-crackdown/

 

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Tiger thanks golfers for red shirt tribute

By Rory Carroll

 

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(Reuters) - Tiger Woods offered a heartfelt thanks to his fellow golfers for their tribute on Sunday, where many donned the 15-time major champion's signature Sunday red and black for the final round.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207835-tiger-thanks-golfers-for-red-shirt-tribute/

 

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33 injured in clashes between police, anti-government protesters

 

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A least 33 people, including 23 policemen and 10 anti-government protesters, were injured  in clashes in front of the 1st Infantry Regiment barracks on Vibhavadi Rangsit Sunday night,  according to Erawan emergency center.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207799-police-clash-with-protesters-rubber-bullets-tear-gas-fired/?do=findComment&comment=16287772

 

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Tourism Ministry Plans to Offer Subsidies to Tour Firms

Paphamon Arayasukawat

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The Tourism and Sports Ministry wants to directly offer subsidies to tour companies that sell packages to the elderly to help inject liquidity faster while the international market remains uncertain.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207850-tourism-ministry-plans-to-offer-subsidies-to-tour-firms/

 

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Finance Ministry Prepares Financial Relief for Government Employees

Paphamon Arayasukawat

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The Finance Ministry is preparing to provide a financial remedy to 137,000 government contract employees to help with the cost of living.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1207852-finance-ministry-prepares-financial-relief-for-government-employees/

 

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