The new normal: FRANCE 24 reports from Kenya to Thailand

In our show “The New Normal”, which examines the consequences of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, FRANCE 24 brings you four reports from our correspondents around the globe. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English … Read more The new normal: FRANCE 24 reports from Kenya to Thailand

Aussie scientists leading global effort to tackle pollution in the world’s biggest rivers | ABC News

The CSIRO has discovered how plastic is getting into major water systems. 90 per cent of ocean plastic pollution comes from ten rivers, eight of them in Asia, including the Mekong which runs through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Please note: This story was recorded earlier this year, before coronavirus restrictions For more … Read more Aussie scientists leading global effort to tackle pollution in the world’s biggest rivers | ABC News

Exclusive: Towie’s James Argent On His Cocaine Addiction That Nearly Killed Him | This Morning

After seven years of struggling, Arg is opening up about the true extent of his cocaine addiction for the first time. Having suffered two near-fatal overdoses in October and December last year, Arg admits he hit ‘rock bottom’. But it wasn’t his overdoses that sparked his latest bid to get clean – it was spending … Read more Exclusive: Towie’s James Argent On His Cocaine Addiction That Nearly Killed Him | This Morning

Hope in Thailand for a ‘cheaper’ coronavirus vaccine

Scientists in Thailand say they may have found a cheaper vaccine for COVID-19 that is currently undergoing further testing. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 … Read more Hope in Thailand for a ‘cheaper’ coronavirus vaccine

Elephants flee to survive coronavirus starvation – BBC News

With the collapse of the tourism industry due to coronavirus, many of Thailand’s captive elephants are now at risk of starvation. BBC Thai follows one group of elephant keepers journeying into the mountains to find food. Produced and edited by Charlotte Pamment Filmed by Rachaphon Riansiri Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

Hundreds of migrant workers return to Myanmar from Thailand

After weeks of waiting at the closed border, hundreds of Myanmar migrant workers returned home from Thailand. The #COVID-19 pandemic shuttered factories across Southeast Asia, leaving tens of thousands without jobs. Southeast Asia has reported 194,072 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of May 24. #India has the highest number of cases in Asia with 131,868. … Read more Hundreds of migrant workers return to Myanmar from Thailand

Thai scientists test COVID-19 vaccine on monkeys

Scientists in Thailand began testing a COVID-19 vaccine on monkeys as part of an independent study. 13 long-tailed macaques were injected with the vaccine and their antibody levels will then be measured after exposure to the virus. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on … Read more Thai scientists test COVID-19 vaccine on monkeys

Basic supplies running low for Thai orphanages as donations dry up, visitors disappear

Orphanages across Southeast Asia are running out of food and basic supplies with donations practically disappearing during the pandemic. CGTN’s Martin Lowe visits one in Thailand. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ … Read more Basic supplies running low for Thai orphanages as donations dry up, visitors disappear

Thailand lockdown: Jobless and trapped migrant workers in limbo

Thailand’s four million migrant workers are more vulnerable than ever after recent layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With most borders closed, thousands are stranded and relying on handouts. And there are fears their situation could get even worse once the country fully returns to work. Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Samut Sakhon in … Read more Thailand lockdown: Jobless and trapped migrant workers in limbo

COVID-19 dashes Olympic dream of Thai boxer

Chatchai-decha Butdee had his sights set on the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo before the #coronavirus pandemic delayed the games to 2021. As an elite boxer, Chatchai-decha is one of the country’s best chances for a medal at #Olympic games. But a year delay means his prime fighting days may be over as he struggles … Read more COVID-19 dashes Olympic dream of Thai boxer

Thailand restaurant uses panda toys to help customers practice social distancing

A restaurant in Bangkok is using panda toys to help customers practice social distancing and provide companionship for those who eat alone. Under Thailand’s new social distancing rules, diners can only sit diagonally. The restaurant also uses transparent partitions to further ensure safety during the meal. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Thailand restaurant uses panda toys to help customers practice social distancing

Mental Health services & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Mental Health – COVID-19/Vaccine – COVID-19/Social Protection – Security Council/Yemen – Libya – COVID-19/Peacekeeping – COVID-19/Myanmar – COVID-19/Thailand – COVID-19/Ghana – Burundi – Philippines – Lesotho – Amazon – COVID-19/Ceasefires – UN Contributions MENTAL HEALTH In a new policy brief, titled “COVID-19 and the … Read more Mental Health services & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 May 2020)

Free food pantries help residents in Thailand during coronavirus crisis | The World

Communities across Thailand have turned to helping neighbours left jobless during the coronavirus lockdown by creating local food banks. As Kirsty Johansen reports, the initiative that began in Bangkok has since spread across the country. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to … Read more Free food pantries help residents in Thailand during coronavirus crisis | The World

Tourism Slump Hits Thailand’s City of Monkeys

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Epidemic taking a toll on Thai people’s mental health

In Thailand, people are fighting the coronavirus pandemic on two fronts. Many are losing their jobs and are asked to stay indoors as part of quarantine measures. This is taking a toll on people’s mental health. The country has the highest rate of suicide in Southeast Asia and there are growing concerns that COVID-19 could … Read more Epidemic taking a toll on Thai people’s mental health