Thailand’s arms purchase plans get the chop World

Thailand’s arms purchase plans get the chop

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who also serves as Defence Minister, has ordered the suspension of a plan by the armed forces to procure arms, including the Royal Thai Navy's plan to buy two submarines, according to a government source.
Thai finance ministry mulls handouts for farmers World

Thai finance ministry mulls handouts for farmers

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance met on April 9 to hash out details of a planned cash handout for almost 9 million farmers to inject liquidity into the economy amid the slowdown brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19: lack of vigilance remains in HCM City Health

COVID-19: lack of vigilance remains in HCM City

Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem on April 9 pointed out that some units and people are failing to remain vigilant during the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thailand: Bangkok offers SARS-CoV-2 testing at home World

Thailand: Bangkok offers SARS-CoV-2 testing at home

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is offering testing at home for people who suspect they may have caught the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes the acute respiratory disease (COVID-19).