Mask mandate to be lifted

Mask mandate to be lifted

Mandatory mask-wearing will be lifted in mid-June, and the government's plan to declare Covid-19 an endemic disease on July 1 is on track, says the health permanent secretary.

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Party coup

Turmoil in the Settakij Thai Party as a majority of the executive board resign, forcing an election for a new leader, as secretary-general Thamanat Prompow (right) manoeuvres to take control.

24 May 2022 14
Party coup

Swing 'localised'

Academics say the victory of independent candidate Chadchart Sittipunt in Bangkok's gubernatorial election and the gains made by the Pheu Thai and Move Forward parties in the capital's councillor polls only reflect the political sentiment in major cities.

24 May 2022 83
Swing 'localised'

Covid spread steady

Tuesday Covid bulletin: 4,144 new cases, under 5,000 for the third day, and another 36 deaths, 15 of them in the Northeast.

24 May 2022
Covid spread steady

Chadchart's win omen of 'democracy', says Thaksin

Chadchart Sittipunt's landslide win to become Bangkok governor was the product of strategic voting by pro-democracy supporters and will be repeated in the next general election, according to former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

24 May 2022 76
Chadchart's win omen of 'democracy', says Thaksin

The best protection

Two experts discuss why the child car seat law should not be seen as a burden but an investment into safety.

24 May 2022 15
The best protection

DDC ramps up anti-monkeypox measures

The Department of Disease Control has introduced strict rules for screening visitors travelling from countries where monkeypox has been found.

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DDC ramps up anti-monkeypox measures

Last updated: May 24, 2022 at 17:20 hrs.
  • Daily New Cases:4,144
  • Deaths:29,814

China and Covid: The cost of infallibility

Even the pope claims to be infallible only on matters of faith and doctrine.

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The best protection

The best protection

Two experts discuss why the child car seat law should not be seen as a burden but an investment into safety.

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EUR
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1,022.94
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Source: settrade.com (24 May 2022)
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50.86
GASOHOL 95
42.34
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