Protest leader Anon catches COVID-19, while Penguin is returned to prison

Anti-establishment Ratsadon group leader Anon Nampa, currently being held on remand at Bangkok Remand Prison awaiting trial on lèse majesté and other charges, has been found to be infected with COVID-19 and is now being treated at the Corrections Department’s hospital. Today (Thursday), Thawatchai Chaiwat, deputy director-general and spokesperson of the Corrections Department, confirmed earlier […]

New Center for Operations against COVID-19 in Bangkok and Its Vicinity

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on 5 May 2021 issued an order establishing a special center for integrated operations to handle the COVID-19 situation in Bangkok and its vicinity. The order stated that the special center aims to manage the emergency situation with greater efficiency and appropriately in line with the changing situation. The center, […]

Cabinet Approves a Fund to Buy More COVID-19 Vaccine

The Cabinet has approved a budget of 321.6 million baht from the 2021 national budget to buy 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Sinovac Biotech, so that the people in Thailand can have equitable access to vaccination against COVID-19.   Out of the budget, 290.24 million baht will be paid for the vaccine and 31.26 […]