Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development World

Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and US Ambassador to Thailand Michael George DeSombre have agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two nations in COVID-19 vaccine development in Thailand.
Thailand warns risk of increasing jobless amid economic woes World

Thailand warns risk of increasing jobless amid economic woes

The number of unemployed workers in Thailand reached 2.5 million in the first half of 2020, and will keep growing next year if state stimulus packages are not strong enough to battle economic woes, according to the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) of Thailand.
Thailand tightens border security to prevent COVID-19 World

Thailand tightens border security to prevent COVID-19

The Interior Ministry of Thailand on August 28 asked the governors of the 10 provinces bordering Myanmar to tighten security along the border to prevent illegal immigration because of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the neighbouring country.
Thai police to form special task force on COVID-19 ASEAN

Thai police to form special task force on COVID-19

The Royal Thai Police is planning the establishment of a special task force to trace tourists infected with the SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 as the country is about to reopen its airspace to travellers.
Thailand plans to recover agriculture World

Thailand plans to recover agriculture

Thailand is set to launch an agricultural rehabilitation scheme worth 310 billion baht (about 10 billion USD) in June to help 2 million people who lost jobs and returned to their hometowns.
Thai Prime Minister to attend 36th ASEAN Summit World

Thai Prime Minister to attend 36th ASEAN Summit

Thai Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is scheduled to attend the 36th ASEAN Summit and relevant meetings chaired by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 26.