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No excuse for gel shortage

No excuse for gel shortage

Apart from face masks, another item which may prove to be crucial in our fight against the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is alcohol-based hand sanitisers.

6 Apr 2020 11

Bad judgement is risking lives

Yet another mistake. And, again, it involves an army officer. A specialist attached to the Office of the Defence Permanent Secretary let arriving Thai passengers go home.

6 Apr 2020 34
Anti-virus measures hurting migrants

Anti-virus measures hurting migrants

In this time of Covid-19, the migrant and refugee population living along the Thai-Myanmar border have encountered an ordeal.

6 Apr 2020 1
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Bad judgement is risking lives

Yet another mistake. And, again, it involves an army officer. A specialist attached to the Office of the Defence Permanent Secretary let arriving Thai passengers go home.

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No excuse for gel shortage

Apart from face masks, another item which may prove to be crucial in our fight against the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is alcohol-based hand sanitisers.

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No excuse for gel shortage
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Face masks are waste masks

Travelling to environmentally-aware countries inspired singer and actor Phakin "Tono" Khamwilaisak to improve his motherland. In January, he launched a project titled "Kebrak" (translated as collecting love) encouraging people and students to collect garbage. After working with many people, the star learned more about waste pollution and how it affects all creatures, including marine animals.

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Anti-virus measures hurting migrants

In this time of Covid-19, the migrant and refugee population living along the Thai-Myanmar border have encountered an ordeal.

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Anti-virus measures hurting migrants
5 Apr 2020

Rash edicts spur chaos at airport

The chaos at Suvarnabhumi Airport on the night of April 3 could have been avoided had the authorities integrated their work to contain the spread of Covid-19. In addition, the legal framework being counted upon is archaic and irrelevant in the face of this rapidly changing pandemic.

5 Apr 2020 45
Rash edicts spur chaos at airport
5 Apr 2020

From Billy the goat to William Windsor

An unexpected outcome of the coronavirus is that around the world wildlife is taking advantage of empty towns and visiting the deserted streets. One such example is in Llandudno, a resort town on the Irish Sea in northern Wales. During the past week spotted strolling around the town centre was a herd of Kashmir (Cashmere) Goats, which have been enjoying themselves dining on the town's tasty hedgerows.

5 Apr 2020 13
4 Apr 2020

Will Hungary be outbreak's first casualty?

'Hello, dictator!" said Jean-Claude Juncker cheerily to Hungary's leader, Victor Orban, at a European Union summit meeting a couple of years ago. The president of the European Commission was only joking, of course, but it was gallows humour. Dictatorship was clearly where Mr Orban was heading -- and now he has arrived.

4 Apr 2020 14
4 Apr 2020

Pandemic offers chance for real change

Seeing how Covid-19 has transformed the way we live, it's tempting to say life will not go back to the way it was after this is all over.

4 Apr 2020 8
Pandemic offers chance for real change
4 Apr 2020

Invest in tests to beat virus

A week after the Emergency Decree was invoked, Thailand imposed a curfew last night. These harsh measures alone will not help break the transmission chain of Covid-19 as the government has not moved to ramp up testing, prevention, treatment, or further quarantine measures.

4 Apr 2020 6
Invest in tests to beat virus
4 Apr 2020

Leaders needed for disruptive world of the future

The coronavirus crisis is a true leadership test. It's the time for leaders best suited to a disruptive, unpredictable future to emerge. For these are the kinds of people who will be able to lead their organisations and our society through uncertain times.

4 Apr 2020 15