Business

Finance Minister says expected 2.8% growth not satisfactory

By Reuters Staff, published by Todayonline.com THAILAND’S economy may grow 2.8% this year but is still not satisfactory, but fiscal measures will continue to support economic recovery as tourism remains weak, the country’s finance minister said today (March 3) Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, which is heavily reliant on tourism and exports, contracted 6.1% last year,

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Coronavirus

10 groups of people are prohibited from receiving Sinovac vaccine

THE Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has received 66,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine allotted by the government and had started inoculating the target groups since Monday, NNT said today (March 3). Deputy Bangkok governor Sophon Phisutthiwong said medical professionals will be the first group to receive the vaccine. The second group will be public health volunteers,

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Coronavirus

First case of severe Covid vaccine side effects emerges here

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said at 11.30 a.m. this morning (March 3) that a medical personnel became the first person in Thailand to suffer severe effects from coronavirus vaccine injection but he was given timely treatment while the daily Covid count dropped to 35, Siam Rath newspaper said. CCSA’s spokesman Dr. Taweesilp

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