BANGKOK: It should take about three years from the emergence of COVID-19 for it to infect most of Thailand’s population, a virologist said yesterday (Aug 11) citing past surveillance of the coronavirus.
PHUKET: Entertainment venues on Bangla Rd, Patong, will take part in fire evacuation drills next week as a safety measure and to help instill confidence among tourists to keep visiting the popular nightlife businesses.
China’s ex-COVID patients live under ‘dark shadow’ of stigma
SHANGHAI: When Zuo tested positive for COVID-19 while working as a cleaner in one of Shanghai’s largest quarantine centres, she hoped it wouldn’t be long before she could pick up the mop and start earning again.
500,000 baby shrimp released for Queen Sirikit’s birthday
PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Fisheries Office together with Wichit Municipality held an event yesterday (Aug 11) to release 500,000 baby shrimp in honour of the 90th birthday of Queen Sirikit, The Queen Mother, today (Aug 12).
Phuket proving successful in combating human trafficking
PHUKET: A specialist sub-committee which ensures the most robust measures to combating human trafficking in Phuket are in place and adhered to is paying dividends as no cases have so far been detected, officals say.