Local news

Police warn protesters against rallying tomorrow

  THE METROPOLITAN Police this evening (July 24) warned a group of protesters who call themselves “Harley Sportster Inc.” from holding a protest tomorrow to pressure Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to resign as they risk being prosecuted on multiple charges, Sanook.com said. Pol. Maj. Gen. Piya Tawichai, deputy chief and spokesman of Metropolitan Police, said

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Coronavirus

Door opened for foreigners to pre-register for Covid jabs

THE FOREIGN Ministry’s Consular Affairs Department has opened a pre-registration system for foreigners in Thailand who are 60 years and older to sign up for coronavirus shots, Sanook.com said this afternoon (July 24). Recently 2,661 foreigners in this category had pre-registered for shots at Bang Sue Central Station. Very soon they will be informed of

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Coronavirus

From rags to riches with fingerroot

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters FARMER WICHIAN Suacharoen’s economic status has virtually turned from rags to riches with the cultivation of fingerroot, the medicinal plant scientifically proven to ward off Covid-19 infection. The farmer has grown fingerroot plants, known as krachai khao in Thai, in his quiet backyard in Baan Maklua subdistrict of the capital

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