VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories March 5
published : 5 Mar 2021 at 13:18
writer: Gary Boyle
A dead body, protests, pollution and Covid passports
Horrified holidaymakers found part of a human body caught under their car when they stopped at a petrol station in Trat last Friday.
Thai media reported there was a torso, arms and legs, but no head, caught under the car.
Thirty-three people were injured during an anti-government rally in Bangkok on Sunday night.
One police officer on duty died of a heart attack. He had heart disease.
Chiang Mai was ranked as the third most air-polluted city in the world on Wednesday, with high levels of PM2.5 dust.
An air quality monitoring station in Muang district reported PM2.5 of 102 µg/m3.
The prime minister ordered the Foreign Ministry to conduct a study into Covid-19 vaccine passports.
The passport includes certification that its owner has been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease.
- certification: an official document stating that someone has passed an examination or has achieved the qualifications necessary to do something - เอกสารการรับรอง
- heart attack (noun): a sudden serious medical condition in which the heart stops working normally, sometimes causing death - อาการหัวใจวาย
- horrified: very shocked or frightened - หวาดกลัว, ตกใจ
- injured (adj): hurt in an accident, natural disaster, attack, etc. - ได้รับบาดเจ็บ
- polluted: (of water, air, land) having dirty or harmful substances so that it is no longer pleasant or safe to use - ซึ่งเป็นมลพิษ
- study: a project that looks at some subject in great detail and produces a report to share the information - งานวิจัย
- torso: the main part of the body, not including the head, arms or legs - ลำตัว
- vaccinate: to give someone a vaccine, usually by injection (putting a liquid, especially a drug, into a person's body using a needle and a syringe), to prevent them from getting a disease - ฉีดวัคซีน