COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 6 — record deaths in Indonesia/ new cases in Philippines

• India approaches 20,000 deaths | • USA approaches 3 mln cases

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 6 — record deaths in Indonesia/ new cases in Philippines

As of 00:45 GMT July 6 there was 67,014 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 2,343, or 3.62 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 173, or 0.26 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,709** people were discharged/ marked as recovered. Indonesia continued […]

Thailand morning news for July 6

Thailand morning news for July 6

Thai Airways to offer partial rehab plan in August Thai Airways International (THAI) will speed up the drafting of its rehabilitation plan to submit it to the Central Bankruptcy Court on Aug 17, when the court is scheduled to begin examining the airline’s rehabilitation request, acting THAI president Chansin Treenuchagron said on Friday. — Bangkok […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 4 — Indonesia tops 3,000 dead, 60,000 cases; 30,000 active

• Global infections breach 11 million | • New Asean cases top 3,000 in 24 hrs | • Phillippines records record new cases | • 1.5 mln active US cases | • Asean deaths top 4,500

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 4 — Indonesia tops 3,000 dead, 60,000 cases; 30,000 active

As of 00:45 GMT July 4 there was 62,983 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,286, or 2.08 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 172, or 0.27 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,671** people were discharged. Indonesia continued to record the […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 3 — Indonesia sets another daily record for new infections, nears 3,000 dead

• New cases top 200,000 per day | • Global infections to breach 11 million today | • US infections top 55,000 in one day | • Asean cases top 155,000

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 3 — Indonesia sets another daily record for new infections, nears 3,000 dead

As of 00:46 GMT July 3 there was 61,700 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 266, or 0.43 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 176, or 0.29 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,793** people were discharged. Indonesia continued to record the […]

Thailand morning news for July 3

Thailand morning news for July 3

Tourism in Thailand to lose up to $47bn from Covid-19: UN study Global tourism revenues are expected to fall by up to US$3.3 trillion due to Covid-19 restrictions, with Thailand standing to lose $47 billion, according to a UN study published on Wednesday. — Bangkok Post BAAC offers 1 year debt moratorium to 3.3 million […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 2 — new cases increase by almost 200,000 per day

• New US COVID-19 infections top 50,000 in one day | • American COVID-19 deaths top 130,000 | • Brazil deaths top 60,000

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 2 — new cases increase by almost 200,000 per day

As of 00:43 GMT July 2 there was 61,434 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,012, or 1.67 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 175, or 0.28 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,530** people were discharged. Indonesia continued to record the […]

Thailand morning news for July 2

Thailand morning news for July 2

8.3 million Thai workers will lose employment or income in 2020 says World Bank Thailand’s economy is expected to be impacted severely by the COVID-19 pandemic, shrinking by at least 5 percent in 2020 and taking more than two years to return to pre-COVID-19 GDP output levels, according to the World Bank’s latest Thailand Economic […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 1 — Indonesia sets new record for daily deaths

• Regional cases top 150,000 -- 60,000 active | • Philippines tops 10,000 recoveries

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 1 — Indonesia sets new record for daily deaths

As of 00:50 GMT July 1 there was 60,422 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 715, or 1.20 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 156, or 0.26 per cent, are regarded as serious or critical. An additional 1,822** people were discharged. Indonesia continued to record the […]

Thailand morning news for July 1

Thailand morning news for July 1

Thai economy will shrink at least 5% this year: World Bank Thailand’s economy is expected to be severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, shrinking by at least 5% this year and taking more than two years to return to pre-pandemic GDP output levels, the World Bank said on Tuesday. — Bangkok Post Daily-wage health workers […]

Thailand morning news for June 30

Thailand morning news for June 30

Airport usage less than half Fewer than 5 million passengers have passed through the country’s 28 airports since the beginning of the year. — Bangkok Post Thailand to allow limited number of foreigners into the country again Thailand’s CCSA has agreed to reopen the country’s borders gradually, initially for six groups of foreigners and citizens […]