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Concern over workplace infections with 30% of clusters linked to it (source — www.thesundaily.my) 27/10/2020 15:22:30

PETALING JAYA: Concern over an increase in workplace infections was raised as the country recorded 835 Covid-19 cases today with the 410 coming from Sabah.Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisha...

Asia Today: Thailand: Woman probably infected in quarantine (source — www.independent.co.uk) 27/10/2020 14:59:19

Health officials in Thailand says it's likely that a French woman who earlier this month tested positive for the coronavirus became infected when she stayed under quarantine at a hotel near Bangkok

AirAsia Group records 85 pct fewer passengers in 3Q20 (source — www.thesundaily.my) 26/10/2020 15:30:24

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Bhd’s total passengers carried dropped by 85 per cent to 1.91 million during the third quarter of 2020 (3Q20) from 13 million in the same quarter last year.Against the back...

As a teacher in Thailand, I know Covid will stop my students going to UK universities | Sadie Hollins (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/10/2020 10:00:17

Students in east Asia are choosing to study at home rather than in a country mishandling the pandemicOverheard in my classroom, at an international school in Thailand: “My dad doesn’t think it’s a goo...

Thailand’s playboy king secretly rushed to hospital for 2am Covid test after bodyguard tests positive (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 23/10/2020 14:45:43

THAILAND’S playboy king has been secretly rushed to hospital at 2am for a coronavirus test after one of his bodyguards tested positive for the virus. King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 68, was treated at...

French woman in Thailand may have acquired virus locally (source — www.independent.co.uk) 23/10/2020 13:44:56

Health officials in Thailand say a French woman on the resort island of Samui has tested positive for the coronavirus and probably acquired it after arriving in Thailand in what could be one of few ca...

Coronavirus: Thailand opens borders to first international tourists in seven months (source — www.independent.co.uk) 21/10/2020 15:48:09

<p>The visitors flew in from Shanghai</p>

Covid-19: Thailand admits foreign tourists for the first time in seven months (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 20/10/2020 22:15:00

Country welcomes 39 visitors who flew in from Shanghai, the first such arrivals since regular travellers were banned almost seven months ago.

Thailand admits foreign tourists for first time in 7 months (source — www.independent.co.uk) 20/10/2020 20:52:09

Thailand’s tourist industry has taken a modest step toward reviving its coronavirus-battered fortunes by welcoming 39 visitors who flew in from Shanghai, the first such arrivals since regular tr...

Coronavirus live news: Czech Republic breaks cases record for second day in row; Italy has 'two weeks' to halt spread (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/10/2020 13:22:18

Czech Republic records 9,721 new infections; Italian health officials warn country at ‘acute phase’; France and Germany see record infection risesEurope’s daily Covid deaths ‘could reach five times Ap...

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