Govt extends lockdown

Govt extends lockdown

The government has extended lockdown and curfew measures for two more weeks starting on Tuesday with 16 more provinces added to the list of areas hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Weekend city jab shutdown

A shortage in supplies of Covid-19 vaccines led to the weekend closure of 25 vaccination centres in Bangkok.

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Weekend city jab shutdown

Problems for shippers

A lingering container shortage and steep freight costs are threatening Thai shipment growth prospects, in addition to a dearth of migrant workers.

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Problems for shippers

Road rage

Anti-government protesters took to the streets in cars and motorcycles in Bangkok and other provinces on Sunday.

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Road rage

A glimpse into the future

To mark its 75th anniversary, the Bangkok Post has invited several visionary leaders to tell us how they imagine the Thailand of 2031 in all its potential guises, from the economic and political to the technological, environmental and social.

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A glimpse into the future

Under pressure

After months of failed talks, Asean is under pressure to appoint a special envoy to Myanmar this week.

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Under pressure

Another 18,000

Thailand on Sunday reported 133 new Covid-19 fatalities and 18,027 new cases over the previous 24 hours.

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Another 18,000

Last updated: Aug 02, 2021 at 12:20 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:633,284
  • Recovered:419,241
  • Daily New Cases:17,970
  • Deaths:5,168
  • Rank:42
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Ready to assist

Ready to assist

Monks decked in full protective gear from Wat Suthi Wararam in Bangkok help authorities to contain the latest outbreak of the highly transmissable Delta variant.

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Lockdown extended

Lockdown extended

The government has extended lockdown measures for two more weeks from Tuesday, with another 16 provinces added to the dark red zone of maximum restrictions.

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