The director of state-run Bangkruai Hospital in Nonthaburi has been arrested for allegedly demanding a 35% commission fee from a contractor of a 280,000-baht computer system.
NEW YORK: Moderna Inc said on Thursday its Covid-19 shot was about 93% effective through six months after the second dose, showing hardly any change from the 94% efficacy reported in its original clinical trial.
The Department of Disease Control has formed a team of “60 super riders" to deliver capsules of green chiretta and other essentials to people with Covid-19 in home isolation in Bangkok.
TOKYO: Jamaican sprint queen Elaine Thompson-Herah prompted a rare climbdown from social media giant Facebook after being banned for posting footage of her own victory at the Tokyo Olympics.
MéRIDA, Mexico: Long revered by the Maya people as sacred and today a magnet for tourists, local indigenous communities fear the water-filled sinkholes of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula are under threat from industrial pig farms.
WELLINGTON: Google co-founder Larry Page was allowed into New Zealand despite its closed border so his son could receive urgent medical attention, the government confirmed Thursday.
KALASIN: Two more Covid-19 deaths and 202 new cases were reported in this northeastern province, mostly quarantined arrivals from at-risk provinces.
Thailand's Sudaporn Seesondee loses to rival Kellie Harrington of Ireland by split decision in their semi-final, ending her Olympic campaign with a bronze - Thailand's first women's boxing medal.
CHON BURI: Seven more Covid-19 deaths and 1,312 new infections were reported in this eastern province on Thursday, with the spread of the disease showing no sign of abating.