Business

Bank of Thailand keeps key interest rate at record low

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has kept its key interest rate unchanged, keeping it at a record low of 0.5% yesterday (May 5), as the economy struggles with a third wave of Covid-19, NNT said today. The central bank said in a statement that economic growth is likely to slow sharply due to the third

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Coronavirus

Covid vaccine ‘won’t prevent infection but is a weapon to fight it’

By Thai Newsroom Reporters QUESTIONS have arisen about the effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine in protecting people against the “double mutant” coronavirus variant that emerged in India. This issue came to the limelight after Dr Rajendra Kapila, an infectious disease expert at Rutgers University in US, died upon getting infected with the Indian strain during

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