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Foodpanda Faces Boycott After Calling Anti-Gov’t Protester ‘Terrorist’

BANGKOK — A major food delivery service is facing a boycott after it said on Twitter that an anti-government demonstrator dressed as a food delivery man was captured on video trying to set fire on a large image of the King as committing an act of “terrorism.”

Police Use Tear Gas Against Anti-Government Protesters

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Thai police used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons Sunday to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters who held a rally in Bangkok despite coronavirus restrictions banning gatherings of more than five people.

Thailand Tightens Measures as Daily Cases Cross 10,000

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has tightened coronavirus restrictions and warned of further measures as daily cases surpassed 10,000 and the death toll hit a record 141 on Saturday despite an overnight curfew in Bangkok and several other provinces.

Thailand Preparing to Limit Exports of Its COVID-19 Vaccine

BANGKOK (AP) — Health authorities in Thailand said Wednesday they will seek to impose limits on exports of locally produced AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine because the country doesn't have enough for its own needs.

Activists Slam Labor Ministry Cancelling COVID Tests for 30,000 Migrant Workers

BANGKOK — Migrant workers rights activists slammed a decision by the Ministry of Labour Wednesday to end a project to carry out active COVID-19 testing on 30,000 high-risk migrant workers from Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia in Metropolitan Bangkok. 

Sinovac-Dosed Thai Health Workers to Get Astrazeneca Booster

BANGKOK (AP) — A nighttime curfew and other new coronavirus restrictions began Monday in Thailand’s capital and several other provinces, as health officials announced that medical workers will given booster shots of AstraZeneca vaccine after already receiving two doses of China's Sinovac vaccine.

Defense Spokesman Denies Soldiers Fly to US for mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

BANGKOK — Defense Ministry spokesman Maj Gen Kongcheep Tantravanich denies the ministry has any policy or privilege to fly soldiers to the United States to be vaccinated with mRNA vaccines.

Thailand Sets Curfew for Capital to Combat Coronavirus Surge

BANGKOK (AP) — Officials in Thailand on Friday announced a seven-hour curfew and other restrictions for the capital and nine other provinces to try to slow a growing number of cases and deaths in a coronavirus surge that began in early April.

Police Expect to Extradite 2 German Drug Suspects

KOH PHANGAN — Two German men arrested in Thailand are expected to be extradited to Germany on suspicion of being part of a European drug trafficking gang, immigration police said Wednesday.

2nd Chemical Fire at Bangkok Factory Highlights Health Risks

BANGKOK (AP) — Chemicals at a factory just outside the Thai capital burst back into flames briefly Tuesday, sending up another cloud of toxic black smoke and highlighting the continuing health danger from an industrial accident that killed one and injured dozens more.



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