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Thai lawmakers debate long-awaited legislation on torture, abductions

 

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FILE PHOTO: Activists hold up pictures of abducted Thai activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit as people gather in support of him during a protest calling for an investigation, in front of the Government house in Bangkok, Thailand, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's parliament on Wednesday started debating draft legislation outlawing torture and enforced disappearance, following years of delay and civil society outrage over alleged abuses and impunity among law enforcement personnel.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231708-thai-lawmakers-debate-long-awaited-legislation-on-torture-abductions/
 

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Ukrainian woman killed as ice delivery pickup wipes out

 

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The scene of the accident this morning (Sept 15). Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: A Ukrainian woman was killed and three other people were injured after an ice delivery truck spun out of control on Thepkrasattri Rd this morning (Sept 15). The truck, a converted pickup truck with a ‘cold box’ fitted on the back, crossed the central reservation and ploughed head-on into oncoming traffic on the other side of  the road.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231688-ukrainian-woman-killed-as-ice-delivery-pickup-wipes-out/

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Mass vaccination of Thai students being prepared for reopening of schools in November

 

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Thailand’s Ministry of Education has been making preparations for the mass inoculation of millions of students, aged 12-18, before the planned resumption of on-site classes at the start of the second semester, tentatively in November.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231685-mass-vaccination-of-thai-students-being-prepared-for-reopening-of-schools-in-november/

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Vegetables grown on abandoned taxis help drivers survive

 

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Staple vegetables, such as chili, eggplant and cucumber, are now being grown on the roofs, in the tires and in the trunks of abandoned taxis and you probably don’t need to travel far to see this unusual sight.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231710-vegetables-grown-on-abandoned-taxis-help-drivers-survive/

 

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Thailand’s Constitutional Court to be petitioned over constitutionality of charter amendments

 

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Thailand’s smaller political parties, most of which have just one seat in the House of Representatives, are set to petition the Constitutional Court this Friday to seek a ruling on the constitutionality of the constitutional amendment draft, which recently passed its third and final reading in parliament.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231711-thailand’s-constitutional-court-to-be-petitioned-over-constitutionality-of-charter-amendments/

 

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Long Covid found to affect 10-20 per cent of Thai patients

By Pear Maneechote

 

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Around 10-20 per cent of recovered Covid-19 patients in Thailand will likely develop post-syndrome, or long-term Covid-19 symptoms, even after their initial recovery, the latest statistics from the Department of Medical Services (DMS) found.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231712-long-covid-found-to-affect-10-20-per-cent-of-thai-patients/

 

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PTT and Foxconn sign deal to make electric vehicles in Thailand

By Panithan Onthaworn

 

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Analysts on Wednesday voiced optimism on a joint deal to produce electric vehicles in Thailand between the kingdom’s largest energy firm PTT and Taiwanese leading electronics contract maker Foxconn.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231713-ptt-and-foxconn-sign-deal-to-make-electric-vehicles-in-thailand/

 

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Government Will Purchase 1 Million Doses of Moderna Vaccine for Thai Red Cross Society

By Subhabhong Rarueysong

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The Thai Cabinet has approved a budget of 946.31 million baht for the Thai Red Cross Society to purchase 1 million doses of Moderna vaccine to distribute free of charge.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231714-government-will-purchase-1-million-doses-of-moderna-vaccine-for-thai-red-cross-society/

 

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Missing Austrian expat, General Manager of a resort on Phi Phi Island, found dead

By Goong Nang(GN)

 

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Koh Phi Phi, Ao Nang, Krabi – An Austrian General Manager of a resort on Phi Phi Island in the Ao Nang Sub-district who had gone missing a total of four days was found dead yesterday afternoon (September 15th).

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231556-search-for-missing-expat-phi-phi-resort-gm-continues/?do=findComment&comment=16826698

 

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‘Big Joke’ visits Pattaya to follow up on ‘Smart Safety Zone 4.0’ project

By Goong Nang(GN)

 

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Pattaya – Police Lieutenant General Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn visited Pattaya this afternoon (September 15th) to follow up on the ‘Smart Safety Zone 4.0’ project.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231715-‘big-joke’-visits-pattaya-to-follow-up-on-‘smart-safety-zone-40’-project/

 

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Thailand reports 13,897 new COVID-19 cases, 13,527 recoveries and 188 deaths

 

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Thailand on Thursday (September 16) reported 13,897 new COVID-19 cases, 13,527 recoveries and 188 additional deaths over the past 24 hours.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231722-thailand-reports-13897-new-covid-19-cases-13527-recoveries-and-188-deaths/

 

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Despite COVID-19, Hua Hin will definitely reopen on Oct 1, tourism minister confirms

By Paul Andrews

 

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Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn has confirmed that Hua Hin’s proposed reopening on October 1 will go ahead as planned, regardless of the COVID-19 situation in the province.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231726-despite-covid-19-hua-hin-will-definitely-reopen-on-oct-1-tourism-minister-confirms/

 

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From nasal sprays to sniffer dogs: Thai researchers develop unique weapons to fight COVID-19

By Thai PBS World’s General Desk

 

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Researcher prepare samples of human sweat for a Labrador Retriever, to detect the COVID-19 coronavirus at a mobile canine unit in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

 

When Thailand began its battle against COVID-19 early last year, local scientists were quick to launch research programs on innovative weapons to contain the virus. So far, their hard work has yielded a small but effective armory, ranging from vaccine prototypes to groundbreaking test kits and more.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231732-from-nasal-sprays-to-sniffer-dogs-thai-researchers-develop-unique-weapons-to-fight-covid-19/

 

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Online fraudster pretended to be DJ Poom soliciting Covid donations - took a million baht for himself

 

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Thailand's immigration Bureau headed by Lt-Gen Sompong Chingduang investigated after complaints from two banks and famous disc jockey Poomjai Tangsanga - well known as DJ Poom.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231734-online-fraudster-pretended-to-be-dj-poom-soliciting-covid-donations-took-a-million-baht-for-himself/

 

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Phuket marks 244 news cases, three more deaths

By The Phuket News

 

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PHUKET: The latest Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) daily COVID situation report has marked 244 new local infections confirmed across the island yesterday (Sept 15) bringing the total number of people recognised as infected with COVID-19 in Phuket since Apr 3 to 7,826.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231735-phuket-marks-244-news-cases-three-more-deaths/

 

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Thai high school students to start getting Pfizer jabs on Oct 4th - hope to open schools Nov 1st

 

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Thailand's education authorities have produced a timeline for the vaccination of students using the Pfizer vaccine, reported Channel 7.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231738-thai-high-school-students-to-start-getting-pfizer-jabs-on-oct-4th-hope-to-open-schools-nov-1st/

 

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Save our Sandbox! MoPH send crisis team to Phuket as migrants blamed for infections

 

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Ministry of Public Health official Kiatphoom Wongjarit admitted that a special team had been sent to Phuket after infections on the sandbox island hit 200 a day. 

 

Full storyhttps://aseannow.com/topic/1231742-save-our-sandbox-moph-send-crisis-team-to-phuket-as-migrants-blamed-for-infections/

 

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Illegal migrants arrested at holding house in Pranburi were on their way to work in Phuket

 

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Thailand's immigration Bureau reported the work of Prachuap Khiri Khan immigration against illegal migrants.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231743-illegal-migrants-arrested-at-holding-house-in-pranburi-were-on-their-way-to-work-in-phuket/

 

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Malaysians on way to work at online casino in Cambodia nabbed at border

 

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Thailand's Immigration Bureau announced at a press conference yesterday that they had arrested three Malaysian nationals in Chanthaburi.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231745-malaysians-on-way-to-work-at-online-casino-in-cambodia-nabbed-at-border/

 

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Female cat burglar evaded capture for nine years - she even turned to online fraud during the pandemic

 

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When it comes to theft and fraud, twenty nine year old Monchanok had it all, reported Daily News yesterday.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231750-female-cat-burglar-evaded-capture-for-nine-years-she-even-turned-to-online-fraud-during-the-pandemic/

 

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Noise reduction barriers to be installed on Red Line after complaints from residents

 

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Daily News said that the PR office of the Department of Rail Transport had been inspecting operations of the recently opened R

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231752-noise-reduction-barriers-to-be-installed-on-red-line-after-complaints-from-residents/

 

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Thai Government Speeds up Preparations to Boost Tourism

By Subhabhong Rarueysong

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The Thai government has sped up preparations for the reopening of the country, to boost the tourism industry, as early as October 1st, while keeping in mind pandemic restrictions.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231753-thai-government-speeds-up-preparations-to-boost-tourism/

 

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All Employees in Thailand’s Malls and At-risk Businesses Must Be Vaccinated by October 1st

By Subhabhong Rarueysong

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - Thailand’s Department of Health has announced that all employees in malls and other at-risk businesses will need to be vaccinated by October 1st, when the “COVID-Free Settings” (CFS) measure rolls out.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231754-all-employees-in-thailand’s-malls-and-at-risk-businesses-must-be-vaccinated-by-october-1st/

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Airports of Thailand Will Take over 3 Airports to Boost Tourism

By Subhabhong Rarueysong

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - Thailand’s Transport Ministry has revealed that 3 airports, currently run by the Department of Airports (DoA), will soon come under the control of Airports of Thailand (AoT) to help drive tourism growth.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231758-airports-of-thailand-will-take-over-3-airports-to-boost-tourism/

 

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Phuket hospital claims success with subcutaneous injection of AZ as booster

 

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The Vachira Phuket hospital has claimed successful experimentation with subcutaneous injection of AstraZeneca vaccine, as a third booster dose for people already inoculated with two doses of Sinovac vaccine. Used subcutaneously, a single dose of vaccine can be given to five times as many people as an intramuscular injection, and with slightly higher antibody levels.

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1231801-phuket-hospital-claims-success-with-subcutaneous-injection-of-az-as-booster/

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