Coronavirus

Warning of 5th Covid wave as daily count drops below 14,000 cases

  THE Thammasat field hospital today (Aug. 31) issued a warning to brace for the fifth coronavirus wave which will likely emerge after control measures are eased from tomorrow amid steady decline in the number of cases with today’s tally being 14,666, TV Channel 7 said. In a post published at its web page, the

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Local news

Thaksin downplays hearsay about royally-appointed premier

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PREMIER THAKSIN Shinawatra yesterday downplayed speculation that somebody will sooner or later be appointed as prime minister by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn to replace an embattled Prayut Chan-o-cha. Speaking online via Care Clubhouse channel, Thaksin dismissed rumours largely circulated on social media that a royally-appointed figure will replace Prayut

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Business

Spanish holiday rental bookings in August exceed pre-pandemic levels

  By Reuters Staff, published by Channel NewsAsia Madrid – Spanish holiday rentals for August are more heavily booked than before the Covid-19 pandemic, thanks to domestic tourism and a perception that rented properties are safer than hotels, Spain’s leading holiday booking website Rentalia said on today (July 21). The occupancy of apartments and houses

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Local news

Thaksin suggests Prayut talk with him via Zoom about pandemic situation

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PRIME MINISTER THAKSIN Shinawatra yesterday (July 13) suggested his successor Prayut Chan-o-cha talk with him via a Zoom cloud meeting about ways and means to address the pandemic situation. During a live online chat from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates with his staunch supporters calling themselves CARE Group in

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Coronavirus

Leaders of 23 countries back pandemic treaty idea for future emergencies

By Reuters Staff, published by US News & World Report Geneva/Brussels – Leaders of 23 countries and the World Health Organization today (March 30) backed an idea to create an international treaty that would help deal with future health emergencies like the coronavirus pandemic by tightening rules on sharing information. The idea of such a

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