How many more?

How many more?

Days after admitting it had found more than 2,800 Covid cases in prisons, Corrections Department reports another 1,200, but says it is getting things under control.

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+17 deaths

Another 877 infections found in prisons inflate daily Covid figure to 3,095, with 17 deaths, as cumulative national case total approaches 100,000.

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+17 deaths

Where's the money?

Cash shortage has become a pressing daily problem for Myanmar residents, who face hours-long queues at cash-short banks or visits to black-market brokers who charge high fees.

15 May 2021 10
Where's the money?

No financial support

PM Prayut denied reports that the government, through the Finance Ministry, would allocate 50 billion baht to recapitalise financially struggling Thai Airways.

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No financial support

'Far more deadly'

The World Health Organization issued a grim warning that the second year of Covid-19 was set to be "far more deadly".

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'Far more deadly'

Seeking justice

The family of an e-sports player who died of Covid is suing PM Prayut and others for B4.5 million, claiming his inability to get tested in time led to his death.

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Seeking justice

Retail loan repayment

The Bank of Thailand has added measures on retail loan restructuring as part of its third phase of debt relief for individual borrowers.

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Retail loan repayment

Last updated: May 15, 2021 at 14:49 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:99,145
  • Recovered:63,667
  • Daily New Cases:3,095
  • Deaths:565
  • Rank:92
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Fate of Thaicom satellites

Fate of Thaicom satellites

The Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry says a fair auction will be held to determine the operator of Thaicom's 4 and 6 satellites.

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