Thai Authorities Arrest Pro-Democracy Protest Leader   

Authorities in Thailand arrested a student pro-democracy protest leader Friday after he led demonstrations last month calling for government reforms and an end to military influence on politics. The arrest of Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, 22, was documented in a video apparently shot by a friend and posted to Parit’s Facebook page. In the video, police […]

Protest student leader “Penquin” held in police custody

Student protest leader Prit “Penquin” [sic] Chivarak was today held in police custody, charged with inciting public unrest. Armed with an arrest warrant, issued by the Criminal Court, police took the Thammasat University student to Samranrat police station. Police sources said that the student leader violated Section 116 of the Criminal Code by allegedly inciting […]

Ex-police chief to present new evidence of Red Bull heir’s Ferrari speed

Former national police chief, Pol Gen Somyot Poompunmuang, accompanied by Associate Professor Dr. Saiprasit Kerdniyom, of King Mongkut Institute of Technology (KMIT), are to meet with Pol Lt-Gen Manoo Mekmok, Commissioner of the Police Forensic Science Office, to present new evidence about the speed of the Ferrari, being driven by Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya, […]

Rapid Gender Analysis for COVID-19: Gendered Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrants in Thailand – June 2020

Executive Summary A novel coronavirus was first identified based on a cluster of pneumonia cases reported in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in late December 2019. In January, the first officially recorded COVID-19 case identified outside China was in Thailand. Thailand stands with 3,085 cumulative confirmed cases, of which 2,968 cases have recovered and 58 have […]

Novavax and UK Government Announce Collaboration and Purchase Agreement for Novavax’ COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

UK government to purchase 60 million doses of NVX-CoV2373 Novavax to partner with FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies to manufacture antigen component of NVX-CoV2373 in the UK Novavax and UK government to collaborate on Phase 3 clinical trial in UK commencing in the third quarter of this year Novavax intends to make additional capacity available to global markets […]

Veteran Director Appointed Chairman of General Fusion

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, General Fusion announced the appointment of Klaas de Boer as Chairman of its Board of Directors. This appointment coincides with the arrival of new institutional investors backing the Company’s program to commercialize practical fusion energy. This program includes constructing a Fusion Demonstration Plant, which will […]