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VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories Feb 19

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A quick video round-up of the week's biggest stories on Learning

Everyone in Thailand - including expats and migrant workers - will have access to Covid-19 vaccines.

The government statement did not give details of the timing or cost of the vaccines.


The American clothing brand Supreme has used a monk's image without permission.

The National Office of Buddhism will send a letter to Supreme to protest against its use of the image.


A British man faces jail after meeting his fiancée during quarantine in Singapore.

The man left his room three times to meet his partner who was not in quarantine but had booked a room in the same hotel.


Police are under fire for attacking a volunteer medic during a pro-democracy protest.

A video clip online showed officers chasing a man with at least one beating him as he fell to the ground.


           
       

Vocabulary:

attack (verb): to use violence to try to hurt or kill somebody - โจมตี

beat : to hit someone violently several times - ตี, เคาะ, หวด, ตบ, เฆี่ยน

expatriate (expat) : a person living in a country that is not their own - คนที่อาศัยอยู่ต่างประเทศ (เป็นเวลานาน)

fiancée : the woman that a man is engaged to, i.e., the woman he has promised to marry - คู่หมั้นหญิง

image : a photograph, painting, or other work of art that represents a person or thing - รูปภาพ

medic (noun): a doctor or medical student; a person in an emergency situation who gives people medical treatment - แพทย์,นักศึกษาแพทย์,เจ้าหน้าที่แพทย์

migrant worker : someone who travels to another place or country in order to find work - คนงานต่างถิ่น

permission : allowing someone to do something - การอนุญาต,การอนุมัติ,การยินยอม

under fire : being criticised strongly - ถูกวิจารณ์, โดนว่า

vaccine : a substance which contains a form that is not harmful of a virus and which is given to a person or animal to prevent them from getting the disease which the virus causes - วัคซีน

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