Coronavirus

Senior Thais and expats will receive AstraZeneca vaccine shipped from Japan

THAILAND’S Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) says that senior Thais and foreigners based in Thailand will be given priority for the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, which arrived in the country from Japan on July 9, NNT said. CCSA assistant spokeswoman Dr Apisamai Srirangsan said Thais and foreigners aged 60 or over and those with any

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Biden stresses US commitment to defend Japan

President Joe Biden has reaffirmed that the United States’ commitment to defend Japan in his first phone call with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, striking a note of reassurance after the Trump era. During Donald Trump’s administration, America’s Asian allies often questioned whether Washington would uphold long-standing promises to defend them in the event of attack.

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