Omicron dominant

Omicron dominant

The Omicron variant is spreading rapidly and is likely to be cause of almost all local Covid-19 infections by the end of this month, a senior health official says.

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Community shattered

Families flee their homes as 25 houses collapse into a canal in Samut Prakan on Thursday night.

11:57 9
Community shattered

New home

Thamanat Prompow left people guessing after being booted out of Palang Pracharat, but a close aide says he and his expelled faction will move to the Thai Economic Party.

12:23 30
New home

+8,640 Covid cases

Coronavirus-related daily deaths are down, but infections are up with Bangkok still registering by far the largest number.

13:35
+8,640 Covid cases

No early election

Prime Minister Prayut has no plan to reshuffle the cabinet or call snap elections following the ouster of renegade MPs from the ruling Palang Pracharath Party.

04:00 31
No early election

Weathering the storm

Academics believe the prime minister still has an ace up his sleeve and will deal with pressure for political changes and steer the government forward.

05:00 19
Weathering the storm

Pork find spurs more cold storage checks

Livestock authorities on Thursday inspected a facility in Songkhla's Chana district, following the discovery of more than 200 tonnes of unverified pork in a refrigerated warehouse.

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Pork find spurs more cold storage checks

Last updated: Jan 21, 2022 at 14:22 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:2,361,702
  • Recovered:2,256,982
  • Daily New Cases:8,640
  • Deaths:22,003
  • Rank:26
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Defeating the odds

Defeating the odds

Thai-American director Pailin Wedel has raised the bar for local cinema with the Emmy success of Hope Frozen.

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Omicron-only by month's end

Omicron-only by month's end

The Omicron variant is spreading rapidly and is likely to be cause of almost all local Covid-19 infections by the end of this month, according to the Department of Medical Sciences.

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