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Follow the latest news and headlines from Thailand on Udon news. In order to provide our visitors a fast and easy overview of what's happening in Thailand, we take the headlines and the news of the English portals and show a brief extract. The full story from the original source can be accessed by clicking on the link below the extract.

News for Friday, 22 October 2021

Lampang woman dies after getting vaccine shot

22 October 2021 - 06:56 am

A 26-year-old woman in Lampang died after receiving her first shot of vaccine. Kanyarat Saengsawang, 26, died on Monday in Muang district after getting her first shot of the Sinovac vaccine on Sept 24 and has had constant critical allergic reactions. Metikan Insang, 50, her mother, said Ms Kanyarat had a fever, exhaustion and tight chest after her vaccination and her symptoms grew worse.

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PM urges focus on economy

22 October 2021 - 06:54 am

Says poll theories can wait as Nov 1 nears

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday he was confident of meeting all the challenges on his plate and was unfazed by any rumours of political conflict. Speaking after chairing a meeting of the Defence Council, however, he asked reporters to switch to other topics beside the next election, such as the economy. He had enough to deal with handling the Covid-19 crisis, Thailand's imminent reopening, trade conflicts and other concerns.

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Health product crackdown nets B1.6bn

22 October 2021 - 06:53 am

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) have taken joint legal action against 255 suspects in cases involving the illegal distribution of medical and health products in the past year, worth over 1.6 billion baht in total.

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Bangkok Airways to resume Phuket-Hat Yai direct service flights

22 October 2021 - 06:52 am

Bangkok Airways is resuming its direct service flights between Phuket and Hat Yai starting October 31. According to The Phuket News, the service will be operated by an ATR72-600 aircraft, starting with 1 flight daily. The outbound flight PG298 departs Phuket airport at 9:45am and arrives at Hat Yai airport at 10:50am. The inbound flight PG299 departs Hat Yai at 11:20am and arrives at Phuket airport at 12:25pm.

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Flooded hospital has plan for patients

22 October 2021 - 06:51 am

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Flood-stricken Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima, the largest hospital in this northeastern province, plans to transfer its patients to other facilities nearby if its main operations become unworkable. The hospital was flooded yesterday morning after Lam Takhon canal overflowed.

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Governor says income distribution essential to Phuket recovery

22 October 2021 - 06:50 am

The Governor of Phuket announced in a speech yesterday that his goal was to maximize income distribution as the island begins to open up more. Phuket is expecting an influx of tourists to arrive after the November 1 reopening, and a campaign is being launched to make sure that the benefit from the increased tourism can be shared by all.

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Gov’t Rules Hint at More Quarantine After Nov. 1 Reopening

22 October 2021 - 06:49 am

BANGKOK — The upcoming launch of the “quarantine-free” reopening for tourists on Nov. 1 may still require travelers to quarantine at least for a night after all, according to a guideline published by a public health agency. There are only 10 days to go before the date where fully vaccinated tourists from 10 countries designated as “low risk” would be allowed to enter the country without any quarantine, as announced by PM Prayut Chan-o-cha.

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News for Thursday, 21 October 2021

Weather forecast for 22 October 2021

21 October 2021 - 12:11 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 22 October 2021 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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New Covid cases dip below 9,000, 79 deaths

21 October 2021 - 06:01 am

Thailand logged 8,918 new Covid-19 cases and 79 new fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Wednesday morning. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Wednesday afternoon expressed concern about a case surge in Chiang Mai that would prompt authorities to keep monitoring the situation in the northern province -- and other provinces planning to reopen for foreign tourists at the end of this month.

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Flood warning for riverside areas

21 October 2021 - 06:00 am

Chao Phraya level to rise until Oct 30

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has warned people who live outside floodgates near the Chao Phraya River of possible floods due to rising water levels between Saturday and Dec 30. Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang on Tuesday said the National Water Command Centre and the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) have estimated that the water level of the river will rise by 20cm-40cm due to water overflow from the Ping River.

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