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Leaked letters show AstraZeneca vaccine commitment not as Thailand claimed

Jul 19 2021

BANGKOK (Reuters) -AstraZeneca Plc has told Thailand it should be able to supply around 6 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine per month, leaked correspondence showed, contradicting assertions by Thai officials that the government is owed 10 million.

Leaked letters show AstraZeneca vaccine commitment not as Thailand claimed

Jul 19 2021

BANGKOK, July 19 AstraZeneca Plc has told Thailand it should be able to supply around 6 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine per month, leaked correspondence showed, contradicting assertions by Thai officials that the government had been promised 10 million.

Thailand warns daily COVID-19 cases could hit 30,000 in worst case

Jul 19 2021

Thailand's COVID-19 task force on Monday called on people to follow stricter containment measures, warning that without cooperation record daily infection rates could roughly treble to reach 30,000 under a worst-case scenario.

UPDATE 3-Thailand says AstraZeneca asked to delay delivery of 61 mln vaccine doses

Jul 15 2021

BANGKOK, July 15 AstraZeneca has asked Thailand to extend the timeline for the delivery of 61 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine by five months, a deputy minister said on Thursday, a move likely to further disrupt the country's sluggish vaccine rollout.

Thailand considering limits on AstraZeneca vaccine exports

Jul 14 2021

BANGKOK (Reuters) -Thailand is considering imposing limits on exports of locally manufactured AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to fight its own crisis, an official said on Wednesday, a move likely to impact neighbours and stir concerns of vaccine protectionism.

In first, Thailand to mix Sinovac, AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Jul 12 2021

BANGKOK (Reuters) -Thailand will use AstraZeneca Plc's COVID-19 vaccine as a second dose for those who received Sinovac's shot as their first dose in a bid to increase protection, it said on Monday. | Video

Thailand imposes stricter measures to slow virus spread

Jul 09 2021

BANGKOK Thailand announced tighter restrictions in the capital Bangkok and nine provinces on Friday in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, including travel curbs, mall closures, a curfew and limits on the size of gatherings.

Thailand weighs new transaction tax on securities trades-sources

Jul 05 2021

BANGKOK (Reuters) -Thailand is considering introducing a tax on share sales by individual investors on its stock exchange to generate additional revenue, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Thailand weighs new transaction tax on securities trades-sources

Jul 05 2021

BANGKOK, July 5 Thailand is considering introducing a tax on share sales by individual investors on its stock exchange to generate additional revenue, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Google takes down maps targeting hundreds of Thais accused of opposing king

Jun 29 2021

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK (Reuters) -Google took down two Google Maps documents on Monday that had listed the names and addresses of hundreds of Thai activists who were accused by royalists of opposing the monarchy, the technology company said.

World News

'Pingdemic' puts Britain's food supply under strain

LONDON (Reuters) -British supermarkets said on Thursday that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close after the official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate following contact with someone with COVID-19.