Authorities deny political motivation in cancellation of work permit for David Streckfuss

Immigration Police and Khon Kaen University have denied that the termination of the employment contract, work permit and visa of David Streckfuss are related to his political activism in Thailand. Khon Kaen University’s International Affairs Division also denied allegations of police pressure, telling ThaiPBS World that the termination was due to his failure to fulfill […]

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Thai PM says no lockdowns or curfews yet

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha assured today (Friday) that the government will not yet impose lockdowns or curfews in order to contain the COVID-19 spread, adding that he felt the pain every time such restrictions were imposed in the past, because they hurt a lot of people, especially low income, grassroots people. Speaking to the media, […]

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KKU sets a field hospital for Covid-19 patients and helping the country to successfully undergo this crisis

April 15, 2021 – Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University, with Assoc. Prof. Piansak Pakdee, Vice President for Student Development and Alumni Relation; Asst. Prof. Arwut Yimtae, Vice President for Infrastructure and Environment; Assoc. Prof. Somsak Tiiamkao, Deputy Director of Srinagarind Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University; Asst. Prof. Dr. […]

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COVID: No Nationwide Lockdown Or Curfew In Thailand Amidst Surge In Cases

BANGKOK, April 16 (NNN-Bernama) — Thailand will not impose a nationwide lockdown or curfew amidst number of new COVID-19 cases hitting another record high Friday. Over the last 24 hours, Thailand recorded 1,582 new COVID-19 cases marking a rising tide of cases over the week bringing the total number of infections in the kingdom to […]

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Parallel Myanmar Government Launched to Challenge Military Junta

Myanmar civilian politicians and activists launched a “National Unity Government” on Friday, centered on ousted national leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other lawmakers elected last November, to marshal domestic and international support for ending the bloody rule of the military junta. The launch of the parallel government by the Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH), […]

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COVID Vaccine Will Likely Be Annual Shot

The COVID-19 vaccine could become an annual injection, like the flu shot, according to the head of a pharmaceutical giant and the chief science officer of the U.S. pandemic response. Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said during a pre-recorded conversation hosted by CVS Heath Corporation that “The Covid virus looks more like the influenza virus than […]

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Global COVID-19 Infection Rate Approaches Record High, WHO Warns

The World Health Organization said Friday that COVID-19 cases are increasing globally at a worrying rate, with the number of new cases doubling each week, a pace approaching the highest rate of infection since the pandemic began. The WHO said Friday there were 541,960 new cases in the past week. On February 22 — the […]

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