COVID-19 Vaccine Sharing from the United States

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on 2 August 2021 at Government House presided over a handover of 1,503,450 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from the Government of the United States of America.   Mr. Michael Heath, Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Thailand, represented the U.S. Government in the ceremony. Also present were Mr. […]

South Korea on alert for new Delta Plus COVID-19 variant

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has detected its first two cases of the new Delta Plus COVID–19 variant, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Tuesday, as the country battles with its fourth wave of infections. The Delta Plus variant is a sub-lineage of the Delta variant first identified in India, and has acquired the spike protein mutation called K417N, which is also found […]

More financial help approved for businesses, employees in “Dark Red” provinces

The Thai cabinet, today (Tuesday) approved the allocation of another 30 billion baht to help businesses and employees in the 16 provinces recently added to the COVID-19 “Dark Red” category affected by the partial-lockdown restrictions, said Government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri. This support, now a total of 60 billion baht for 29 Dark Red provinces, is […]

United Kingdom to Grant AstraZeneca Vaccine to Thailand

The Government of the United Kingdom will grant 415,040 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Thailand, as part of the UK’s assistance to friends in the region who are facing challenges in the vaccine roll-out.   Mr. Evan Jones, Chargé d’Affaires, together with Mr. Mark Gooding, Ambassador-Designate of the United Kingdom to Thailand, on 29 July […]

Don’t miss Australia’s largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual art event

Digital DAAF, 2020 DARWIN, Australia, Aug. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) will open Friday 6 August via its cutting-edge digital platform, connecting audiences around the world with Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives. Presented by Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF), now in its 15th year, the DAAF […]

Don’t miss Australia’s largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual art event

Digital DAAF, 2020 DARWIN, Australia, Aug. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) will open Friday 6 August via its cutting-edge digital platform, connecting audiences around the world with Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives. Presented by Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF), now in its 15th year, the DAAF […]