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News for Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Surgery clinic whose client died lacks lifesaving gear

25 November 2020 - 04:21 am

Authorities have yet to find malpractice evidence against a cosmetic surgery clinic of which patient died after a breast augmentation visit, but they have found it lacks essential life-saving equipment.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Baby girl among 2 new quarantined Covid cases Tuesday

25 November 2020 - 04:20 am

The government on Tuesday recorded two new cases of the novel coronavirus, quarantined arrivals from India and Pakistan, raising the accumulated total to 3,922. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said the case from India was a five-month-old Indian baby girl who arrived on Nov 11 on the same flight as two previously confirmed cases.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Thailand may have to wait for vaccines

25 November 2020 - 04:19 am

Thailand may have to wait to acquire doses of Pfizer and Moderna's Covid-19 vaccines when they become available as batches are likely to be made available in the United States and Japan first before the rest of the world, according to a Thai doctor. However, the kingdom still has options to obtain other coronavirus vaccines.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

EC launches app to report PAO poll fraud

25 November 2020 - 04:18 am

The Election Commission (EC) on Monday launched an app the public can use to notify the poll watchdog of suspected fraudulent activities in the coming provincial administration organisation (PAO) elections. EC secretary-general Jarungvith Phumma said the "Ta Sapparod" (Pineapple Eyes) app will allow voters to inform the EC of suspected offences and encourage fair and transparent elections of PAOs nationwide on Dec 20.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com



PM rules out martial law

25 November 2020 - 04:17 am

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday rebutted speculation that there could be another military coup or the enforcement of martial law to quell the current spate of anti-government protests ahead of a planned mass event in front of the Crown Property Bureau on Wednesday.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

82 crash deaths over weekend

25 November 2020 - 04:16 am

More than 400 road accidents happened over long weekend, resulting in the deaths of 82 people and injuries to 466 others, according to figures announced by the Transport Ministry yesterday. The ministry's final transport and accident roundup for Thursday to Sunday, a period made into a long holiday by the government, showed that there were 452 incidents on the roads and three involving the nation's railway network.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Free rides boost new electric boat service

25 November 2020 - 04:15 am

City Hall is to replace petrol-powered passenger boats on Padung Krungkasem with electric vessels this week. The electric-powered boats will be introduced on the canal between Thewes and Hua Lamphong piers this Friday, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration said.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Catholics pray for the return of tourists

25 November 2020 - 04:14 am

A northeastern community hopes its unique Christmas festivities will ignite a return of much-needed tourism

Community leaders in the country's largest Catholics community are helping to revive a local tourism industry battered by Covid-19. The Tha Rae community has almost 13,000 Catholics and they live about 30 minutes away from Sakon Nakhon city in this northeastern province.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Latest Covid cases raise border fears

25 November 2020 - 04:13 am

Health officials have ramped up Covid19 testing at Ban Um Piam refugee camp in Tak's Phrop Phra district after a 48-year-old Myanmar man tested positive for the virus there on Saturday. This latest Covid-19 case was detected along with that of a 17-yearold female Thai-Burmese student who apparently contracted the virus in Myanmar, says Dr Opas Karnkawinpong, acting director-general at the Department of Disease Control (DDC).

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

NHSO to digitise patient referrals

25 November 2020 - 04:11 am

A new service aiming to reduce paperwork in patient transfers under the universal health coverage scheme is being piloted by the National Health Security Office (NHSO) in four select provinces. The service aims to reduce the paperwork burden faced by patients looking to be referred to a hospital for medical treatment.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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