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Police asked to probe Move Forward MP over army’s ‘IO’ allegation

Thailand’s Second Army Region has filed a complaint with the police in Muang district of the northeastern province of Nakhon Sawan against an MP of the Move Forward Party, for allegedly using false information to discredit the Thai military.During the …

Internal Affairs

House Speaker orders probe into bribery allegation ahead of no confidence vote

Thailand’s House Speaker Chuan Leekpai has ordered a formal investigation into the allegation, made by Pheu Thai MP Visarn Techateerawat, that a group of MPs each received a five-million-baht bribe in exchange for voting for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-…

Medical & Health

About 2.9 Billion Baht Set Aside to Strengthen Local Economy in 10 Provinces

The Cabinet has approved for the third time the proposal to develop and strengthen the local economy, as part of the Government’s loan decree for COVID-19 relief purposes.The proposal involves a budget of 2,909 million baht to be used for 1,766 project…

Medical & Health

Health minister says all migrant restaurant workers will be vaccinated

Foreign migrant workers employed in the food and beverage (F&B) service sector in Thailand, who are not covered by the social security scheme, will be vaccinated. The Public Health and Labour ministries, as well as security agencies, have been …

Medical & Health

Combined use of AstraZeneca and Pfizer jabs starts in October in Thailand

Thailand is tentatively set to extend its “mix and match” approach to COVID-19 mass vaccination in October, using the AstraZeneca viral vector vaccine as the first dose, followed by a dose of the Pfizer mRNA vaccine 4-12 weeks later. About 10 million d…

Internal Affairs

PM denies opposition MP’s accusation he bribed a group of MPs in Parliament

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha hit back at Pheu Thai MP Visarn Techateerawat, of Chiang Rai province, for accusing him of giving five million baht in cash each to a group of MPs in Parliament during the third day of the censure debate today (Thursday…

Medical & Health

Thai PM defends government’s handling of pandemic 3rd day of censure debate

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha defended his government’s performance in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic today (Thursday), the third day of the no confidence debate against him and five other ministers, claiming that cumulative infections and …

Medical & Health

Moderna says tainted Covid vaccines sent to Japan contained steel

Washington (AFP) – Moderna said Wednesday that tainted batches of its Covid-19 vaccine sent to Japan were contaminated with stainless steel particles, but the company did not expect it posed “an undue risk to patient safety.”The US biotech firm is faci…