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  • Siriraj Hospital’s Messenger Has COVID-19
    A messenger of Siriraj Hospital contracted COVID-19 but the infection had nothing to do with its medical treatment system, said its chief.

    BANGKOK, Jan 19 (TNA) – A messenger of Siriraj Hospital contracted COVID-19 but the infection had nothing to do with its medical treatment system, said its chief. Dr Prasit Watanapa, dean of the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital at Mahidol University, said the infected person was a messenger at Adulyadejvikrom Building and had contracted the disease outside the hospital.

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    19 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=620661
  • Almost 10 Police Officers Involving in Labour Smuggling
    Almost 10 police officers were allegedly involved in smuggling migrant workers across the Thai-Myanmar border and the investigation is underway, said National Police Chief, Pol Gen Suwat Jangyodsuk.

    BANGKOK, Dec 19 (TNA) – Almost 10 police officers were allegedly involved in smuggling migrant workers across the Thai-Myanmar border and the investigation is underway, said National Police Chief, Pol Gen Suwat Jangyodsuk. He said the initial investigation on labour smuggling in Kanchanaburi’s Sangkhlaburi district found that state officials and almost ten police officers to be involved in aiding...

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    19 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=620623
  • Thailand’s 1st Marijuana Testing Lab
    The Ministry of Industry is about to certify the first marijuana testing laboratory of the country.

    BANGKOK, Jan 19 (TNA) – The Ministry of Industry is about to certify the first marijuana testing laboratory of the country. Suchart Traisangrujira, adviser to the industry minister, and executives of the ministry inspected the laboratory of the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA). The facility was ready for the certification of the internationally recognized ISO/

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    19 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=620466
  • China’s 1st Green Light for Thai Snapper
    China for the first time allows Thailand to seek permission to export snapper to its market, according to the Department of Fisheries.

    BANGKOK, Jan 19 (TNA) – China for the first time allows Thailand to seek permission to export snapper to its market, according to the Department of Fisheries. Vicharn Ingsrisawang, deputy director-general of the department, said the department already filed its request for snapper export and Chinese customs authorities would consider it. The Department of Fisheries had negotiated for snapper...

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    19 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=620379
  • COVID-19 Brings AOT’s First-ever Loss
    Airports of Thailand Plc recorded a loss of over 10 billion in fiscal 2021, the first loss in its history.

    BANGKOK, Jan 18 (TNA) – Airports of Thailand Plc recorded a loss of over 10 billion in fiscal 2021, the first loss in its history. AOT president Nitinai Sirismatthakarn said that since the COVID-19 pandemic started last year, it had heavily affected AOT’s business and AOT posted its first-ever operating loss, of over 10 billion baht, in its 40-year history. AOT’s operations had always been...

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    19 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=620217
  • Chamchuri Square Explosion Similar to Previous Incidents
    Evidence from the explosion in front of Chamchuri Square building on Saturday was similar to that collected from several previous explosions, said the commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Bureau.

    BANGKOK, Jan 18 (TNA) – Evidence from the explosion in front of Chamchuri Square building on Saturday was similar to that collected from several previous explosions, said the commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Bureau. Referring to the explosion on Jan 16 when four people were injured, Pol Lt Gen Pakapong Phongpetra said that on Jan 16 police arrested six demonstrators comprising two from the...

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    18 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=619865
  • Two More Returnees from Malaysia Have Covid-19
    Songkhla province has tightened border control at Thai-Malaysian border after two more Thai returnees were found to be infected with Covid-18.

    SONGKHLA, Jan 18 (TNA) – Songkhla province has tightened border control at Thai-Malaysian border after two more Thai returnees were found to be infected with Covid-18. The two new cases brought the total cases in the province to seven. Out of all cases, two were local infections and five others arrived from abroad. Officials have strictly checked travelling in and out of the country...

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    18 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=619861
  • PM’s Video Conference on COVID-19 Situation
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha had a video conference with a deputy governor, disease control team and officials of Samut Sakhon to follow up the COVID-19 situation in the province as the number of infected people was rising there.

    BANGKOK, Jan 18 (TNA) – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha had a video conference with a deputy governor, disease control team and officials of Samut Sakhon to follow up the COVID-19 situation in the province as the number of infected people was rising there. In the video conference, Gen Prayut met Samut Sakhon deputy governor Theerapat Katchamat, the public health chief of Samut Sakhon and...

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    18 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=619686
  • Ko Kra, Ko Losin Island Declared Protected Areas
    The government has approved a ministerial regulation to declare Ko Kra islands in Pak Phanang district of Nakhon Si Thammarat and Ko Losin island in Panare district of Pattani marine and coastal protected areas.

    BANGKOK, Jan 18 (TNA) – The government has approved a ministerial regulation to declare Ko Kra islands in Pak Phanang district of Nakhon Si Thammarat and Ko Losin island in Panare district of Pattani marine and coastal protected areas. Consequently, authorities ban the disposal of garbage, waste, wastewater, suspended solids related to sea mining, exploration, excavation...

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    18 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=619628
  • PM: Thailand Won’t Be Vaccine Guinea Pig
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that he would not let Thai people be a guinea pig for any COVID-19 vaccine that had not been completely tested for safety.

    BANGKOK, Jan 18 (TNA) – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that he would not let Thai people be a guinea pig for any COVID-19 vaccine that had not been completely tested for safety. The prime minister posted his message on his Facebook page, writing that he was aware of reports on the adverse impacts of some COVID-19 vaccines in some countries and the government was waiting for investigations...

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    18 January 2021
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    https://tna.mcot.net/?p=619597