Novavax and Canada Reach Agreement in Principle to Acquire Novavax’ COVID-19 Vaccine

•  Canadian government to purchase up to 76 million doses of NVX-CoV2373 GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced it has reached an agreement in principle with the Government of Canada to supply up to 76 million […]

PM asks Navy to postpone submarine procurement for one year

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has asked the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) to postpone the procurement of two Chinese-made submarines, worth about 22.5 billion baht, for about one year, Government Spokesman Mr. Anucha Burapachaisri said Monday. He said the RTN will, at a later date, clarify the progress of its negotiations with the Chinese supplier […]

Thai royalist group demands action by Japanese govt against exiled critic of the Monarchy

Members of the Thai Pakdee royalist group went to the Japanese embassy on Monday morning to demand that the Japanese government take action against exiled anti-Monarchy lecturer, Pavin Chachavalpongpun. The lecturer, at the Southeast Asian Study Institute of Kyoto University in Japan, has been accused by the royalist group of spreading distorted information about the […]

The Royal Thai Navy agrees to submarine budget reduction

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has agreed to cut the 3.925 billion baht budget, allocated for the 2021 fiscal year’s instalment for its purchase of submarines, so that the money can be used by the Government to address other pressing problems of more immediate interest to the people. The agreement on the cutback was formally […]

PM to publish Vicha panel’s report on Red Bull heir’s case on Tuesday

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will make public tomorrow the details of the investigation of the alleged mishandling of the Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya’s fatal hit-and-run case. Former election commissioner Vicha Mahakhun, who heads an ad hoc fact-finding panel, set up by the Prime Minister to probe alleged mishandling of the controversial case by both […]

Thai Economy Continues to Improve

The Thai economy has continued to improve driven by public spending and the relaxation of lockdown measures, both in Thailand and abroad. According to the release on Thailand’s economic and monetary conditions for July 2020, issued by the Bank of Thailand on 31 August 2020, private consumption indicators, merchandise exports value, and manufacturing production exhibited […]