Coronavirus

930 new Covid cases today, one additional fatality

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) assistant spokeswoman Dr. Phanprapha Yongtrakul said at 11.30 a.m. this morning (Jan. 30) that there were 930 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours and one additional death taking the toll to 77, Sanook.com reported. This raises the cumulative confirmed cases to 17,953 with 11,505 patients having

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China’s ‘wolf-warrior’ diplomacy backfires

Even neutral nations are hitting back at Beijing’s “wolf warrior” tactics but China’s doubling down and has threatened Australia’s “peace and stability”. .Jamie Seidel reports.  Duelling diplomats on Twitter. Fisticuffs in Fiji. “Xi thought” dominated policy. It’s all backfiring for Beijing, with previously neutral nations being driven into an alliance against it. India has been

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Coronavirus Local news

Covid19 restrictions to relax from Monday

                    Covid-19 restrictions are being relaxed in most areas throughout Thailand, allowing some closed businesses and activities to resume on Monday. However, substantial controls remain in place throughout red-zoned provinces in the greater Bangkok cluster. Details were announced on Friday by  Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration

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Business

Economy improving but recovery is slow

(Reuters) – The Thai economy continued to improve in December but recovery remained patchy with a second wave of coronavirus infections also starting to impact some economic activity, the central bank said yesterday. Exports, a key growth driver, and private investment improved, but the coronavirus outbreak that emerged late last month hurt domestic travel while

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Local news Sports

Sports fans rejoice as football and golf to resume

Sports tournaments and beauty contests will resume in Thailand this year after a ruling by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. However, disease control measures will be applied, including 14-day quarantine. CCSA spokesman Taweesilp Visanuyothin said authorities have proved efficient at Covid-19 control at three international badminton tournaments this month. The CCSA decided on Friday

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Myanmar coup threat rocks S.E. Asia

YANGON: More than a dozen embassies, including the Thai, US and EU delegations, yesterday (Friday) urged Myanmar to “adhere to democratic norms”, joining the United Nations in a chorus of international concern about a possible military coup. Political tensions eased slightly on Friday when the Supreme Court postponed considering allegations of electoral misconduct by President

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Life Technology

Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart

Something profound is changing our concept of trust, says Rachel Botsman. While we used to place our trust in institutions like governments and banks, today we increasingly rely on others, often strangers, on platforms like Airbnb and Uber and through technologies like the blockchain. This new era of trust could bring with it a more

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Business

Business Insight: Employee communication drives outcomes

This Business Advice resource looks at how some of the best organizations bring their people with them on their change journey to achieve business outcomes –  at a time when constant change is everyday business. C-suite advisor and communications leader Zora Artis explores real-life examples of the role employee communications plays in: Strategic alignment –

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