Imprisoned Thai protest leader continues 50-day hunger strike

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Imprisoned Thai protest leader continues 50-day hunger strike” – below is their description. One of the main pro-reform protest leaders in Thailand has been on a hunger strike now for 50 days. Parit Chiwarak has been imprisoned since February on charges of insulting the monarchy, and judges … Read more Imprisoned Thai protest leader continues 50-day hunger strike

Thailand turns Bangkok airport check-in into coronavirus vaccination centre

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Thailand turns Bangkok airport check-in into coronavirus vaccination centre” – below is their description. To speed up vaccine roll-out, Thailand has converted a section of Bangkok’s international airport into a Covid-19 vaccination centre. More than 1,000 doses are administered to immigration officers, airport staff and airline … Read more Thailand turns Bangkok airport check-in into coronavirus vaccination centre

Bangkok closes parks and gyms, introduces fine for not wearing mask in public amid 3rd COVID-19 wave

Global News published this video item, entitled “Bangkok closes parks and gyms, introduces fine for not wearing mask in public amid 3rd COVID-19 wave” – below is their description. Thailand’s capital Bangkok closed more than 30 types of businesses and services on Monday, including cinemas, parks, zoos, bars, pools and massage parlors as authorities try … Read more Bangkok closes parks and gyms, introduces fine for not wearing mask in public amid 3rd COVID-19 wave

Asian leaders call for end to Myanmar violence as protest crackdown continues

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Asian leaders call for end to Myanmar violence as protest crackdown continues” – below is their description. Leaders from across South East Asia have urged the head of Myanmar’s military junta to bring an end to the bloody crackdown on protestors and will appoint an envoy to … Read more Asian leaders call for end to Myanmar violence as protest crackdown continues

ASEAN urged to consider Myanmar’s expulsion over coup abuses

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “ASEAN urged to consider Myanmar’s expulsion over coup abuses” – below is their description. The protesters are angered by the decision to invite Myanmar’s army chief to the ASEAN leaders’ summit in Jakarta. The coup and the brutal crackdown that followed are top of the agenda. But … Read more ASEAN urged to consider Myanmar’s expulsion over coup abuses

Cardboard beds set up in Thai hospital ahead of third wave of Covid-19 cases involving new variant

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Cardboard beds set up in Thai hospital ahead of third wave of Covid-19 cases involving new variant” – below is their description. A field hospital filled with cardboard beds was opened in the Thai capital Bangkok on April 21, 2021, as the country prepares for a … Read more Cardboard beds set up in Thai hospital ahead of third wave of Covid-19 cases involving new variant

Thai government trying to balance health and economy

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Thai government trying to balance health and economy” – below is their description. Thailand is facing a record rise in new cases of COVID-19, with more than 1,500 new infections reported on Saturday. But the Thai government appears reluctant to order a third lockdown, as Al Jazeera’s … Read more Thai government trying to balance health and economy

The Chairman Hong Kong: Inside Asia’s Best Restaurant of 2021

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “The Chairman Hong Kong: Inside Asia’s Best Restaurant of 2021” – below is their description. The Chairman in Hong Kong was named the No. 1 restaurant in the region by World’s 50 Best Restaurants, which is owned by William Reed Business Media Ltd. It’s the first establishment … Read more The Chairman Hong Kong: Inside Asia’s Best Restaurant of 2021

Thailand faces worst COVID-19 outbreak

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Thailand faces worst COVID-19 outbreak” – below is their description. Thailand is facing what appears to be its worst outbreak of COVID-19 so far. This is a blow for the tourism-dependent nation, which was hoping to reopen in time to celebrate its New Year holiday. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Thailand faces worst COVID-19 outbreak

Thailand’s capital plans COVID-19 field-hospital

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Thailand’s capital plans COVID-19 field-hospital” – below is their description. Thailand plans to install 10,000 field-hospital beds in Bangkok, a health official said as the country strains to cope with a third wave of COVID-19 infections. #News #Reuters #COVID #Thailand Reuters YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts … Read more Thailand’s capital plans COVID-19 field-hospital

3rd batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine arrives in Thailand

CGTN published this video item, entitled “3rd batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine arrives in Thailand” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-10/3rd-batch-of-China-s-Sinovac-vaccine-arrives-in-Thailand-ZlRcHNe1ag/index.html The third batch of Chinese-made Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine arrived at #Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport on April 10. The doses from this batch are scheduled to be administered after mid-April. CGTN YouTube Channel … Read more 3rd batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine arrives in Thailand

Third batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine arrives in Thailand

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Third batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine arrives in Thailand” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-10/Third-batch-of-China-s-Sinovac-vaccine-arrives-in-Thailand-ZldgXuiEgg/index.html The third batch of one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines ordered by Thailand from China’s Sinovac arrived in Bangkok on Saturday. The first and second batches were delivered to the country on … Read more Third batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine arrives in Thailand

Myanmar, Mine Action, Mozambique & other topics – Daily Briefing (8 April 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Myanmar, Mine Action, Mozambique & other topics – Daily Briefing (8 April 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Myanmar/Special Envoy – Myanmar/Humanitarian – Mine Action – Mozambique – Côte D’ivoire – Central African Republic – Yemen – … Read more Myanmar, Mine Action, Mozambique & other topics – Daily Briefing (8 April 2021)

Giant lizard climbs shelves of Thai supermarket in search of food

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Giant lizard climbs shelves of Thai supermarket in search of food” – below is their description. A giant monitor lizard climbs up a fully-stacked wall unit at a supermarket on the outskirts of Bangkok, unperturbed at the cartons and packages it knocks to the ground as it searches … Read more Giant lizard climbs shelves of Thai supermarket in search of food

LIVE: Myanmar’s Beauty Queen Asks For International Help | Top News

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “LIVE: Myanmar’s Beauty Queen Asks For International Help | Top News” – below is their description. (Apr. 7) Han Lay, a beauty pageant contestant from Myanmar, made international headlines when she spoke out against the country’s military at the Miss Grand International event in Thailand. As she … Read more LIVE: Myanmar’s Beauty Queen Asks For International Help | Top News