Thailand plans to reopen borders to foreign workers amid shortage

  By Reuters staff, published by Channel NewsAsia THAILAND plans to reopen its borders to workers from neighbouring Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, a government official said today (Nov 9), in a bid to ease a labour shortage that is hurting its export and tourism-dependent economy. Pairote Chotikasathien, from the Ministry of Labour, said the rules

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Another 1 million doses of Covid vaccine donated by US arriving here soon

THE PUBLIC Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department is moving to get Cabinet approval for an additional donation by US of approximately one million doses of Covid vaccine with this believed to be Moderna, said today (Nov. 9) Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said  it is expected that this second lot of

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