Thailand morning news for July 13

Thailand morning news for July 13

Poll shows most Thais still oppose foreign arrivals A recent survey carried out by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll, shows that a majority of Thais still oppose opening the country to foreigners, even if they’re not infected with Covid-19, saying the global coronavirus situation is still very serious. — The Thaiger […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 11 — Philippine spike helps push Asean fatalities through 5,000

• USA sees 71,000 new infection in 1 day | • Asean COVID-19 survivors top 100,000

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 11 — Philippine spike helps push Asean fatalities through 5,000

As of 00:38 GMT July 11 there was 77,695 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,435, or 1.88 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 339, or 0.44 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,449** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 10 — Philippines records no deaths for first time since March

• almost 1/4 mln new cases in last 24-hrs | • USA deaths top 135,000 | • about 0.16 per cent of the global population has been infected by SARS-CoV-2 in 168 days

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 10 — Philippines records no deaths for first time since March

As of 00:41 GMT July 10 there was 76,260 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 2,491, or 3.38 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 219, or 0.29 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,641** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia […]

Thailand morning news for July 10

Thailand morning news for July 10

Prayut on Tour: PM to ‘Gather Opinions’ in Visits to Newspapers PM Prayut Chan-o-cha is meeting three major media groups in an effort to gather public opinion on coronavirus social policies, his aides said. — Khaosod English Activists want Thailand to lead total ban on wildlife trade With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to sweep the […]

No fast return to Thailand says Australian ambassador (video)

Australian citizens married to Thais have been told to expect to spend weeks or even months gathering the permissions, documents and flight tickets needed to return to Thailand. In a video message posted to the Australian Embassy, Bangkok Facebook page, Ambassador Allan McKinnon describes the process required to return to Thailand as “involved” and “requiring […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 9 — new records in Philippines & Indonesia as global infections top 12 mln

• USA tops 60,000 new cases in 1 day | • American COVID-19 deaths nudge 135,000

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 9 — new records in Philippines & Indonesia as global infections top 12 mln

As of 00:38 GMT July 9 there was 73,769 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 3,108, or 4.40 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 219, or 0.30 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,340** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia […]

Thailand morning news for July 9

Thailand morning news for July 9

DCD says first wave of COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand has ended The first wave of the COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand has come to an end, after the country has not seen a case of local, or community infection for 44 consecutive… — Thai PBS News Volunteer ranger shot dead in Yala Police report that a […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 8 — Philippines tops Singapore for total cases and Indonesia for active cases

• USA tops 55,000 new cases in 1 day | • Active Asean cases break through 70,000

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 8 — Philippines tops Singapore for total cases and Indonesia for active cases

As of 00:38 GMT July 8 there was 70,661 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,539, or 2.23 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 172, or 0.24 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,358** people were discharged/ marked as recovered. Indonesia continued […]

Thailand morning news for July 8

Thailand morning news for July 8

Q1 household debt at 80% of GDP, highest in 4 years Thailand’s household debt level to gross domestic product (GDP) rose slightly to 80.1% in the first quarter, the highest level in four years. — Bangkok Post TNSC sees 10% export drop Thai shippers have downgraded the country’s export outlook to a 10% contraction, deeper […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 7 — Indonesia nudges 65,000 cases, USA tops 3 mln COVID-19 infections

• Brazil tops 65,000 dead • India tops 20,000 deaths | • USA tops 50,000 new cases in 1 day again | • Active Asean cases nudge 70,000

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 7 — Indonesia nudges 65,000 cases, USA tops 3 mln COVID-19 infections

As of 00:43 GMT July 7 there was 69,122 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 2,108, or 3.14 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 173, or 0.25 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,350** people were discharged/ marked as recovered. Indonesia continued […]

Thailand morning news for July 7

Thailand morning news for July 7

US delegation ‘will have to wear masks’ A delegation led by the United States’ army chief of staff won’t be quarantined at state facilities, but they will be required to wear face masks during their talks with the prime minister, according to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA). — Bangkok Post Central bank not […]