23 July 2021
Many in Bangkok are anticipating a Covid19 lockdown as Thailand PM Prayut set to have a meeting July 9 on additional covid measures. To flatten the curve of rising infections April last year, government imposed a nightly curfew with suspended public transportation
CCSA are predicting 10,000 cases in 24 hours next week due to the rapid rise of the highly transmissible Delta variant. Today we topped 7,000 cases for the first time. Doctors said real number could be 3 times higher. The same with the 75 reported deaths today
2 week ago
This latest 2-storey factory on fire in Lat Krabang Bangkok is some 30 mins from 1st one that saw a major explosion early Monday morning. Firefighters are still dealing with periodic recurrence of explosions/fire re-igniting in 1st incident but now having to deal with 2nd one
Yet another factory seemed to have gone up in flames in Thailand Bangkok. Authorities say they have the situation under control. Cause of fire still unknown. This factory is about 20 minutes from Suvarnabhumi Airport
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has been self-isolating since returning from Phuket where he was pictured beside a business leader who later tested positive for Covid-19
More pictures by Thailand army @armypr_news of helicopters they're mobilising to put out the flames from an explosion that took place in a Samut Prakan factory. At least 1 firefighter is reported to have died and few others injured2 week ago
More pictures by Thailand army @armypr_news of helicopters they're mobilising to put out the flames from an explosion that took place in a Samut Prakan factory. At least 1 firefighter is reported to have died and few others injured
A fire and an explosion were still reported at the MingDih factory in Bang Phli district, Samut Prakan, around 11am.2 week ago
A fire and an explosion were still reported at the MingDih factory in Bang Phli district, Samut Prakan, around 11am.
13.07 hrs., very congested.. Eastern Ring Road (Thor Lor. 9) heading to Bang Phli, exit KM.64 000, very congested, at the end of the line accumulated 6 km. Traffic reports.2 week ago
13.07 hrs., very congested.. Eastern Ring Road (Thor Lor. 9) heading to Bang Phli, exit KM.64 000, very congested, at the end of the line accumulated 6 km. Traffic reports.
At least 70 houses and 15 vehicles were damaged from a Monday morning explosion in a foam factory in Samut Prakan's Bang Phli district, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation reported
Pouring rain now in Bangkok Thailand in midst of anti-government protest. But protesters staying put & continue to chant slogans insisting PM Prayut quit
Thailand police blockade greets anti-government protesters in front of government house
Thailand anti-government protesters have broken through police barricade continuing march to government house
Thailand key protest leader @paritchi who is on bail & faces 20 lesemajeste/112 charges insists PM Prayut must get out. Despite police warnings he can be re-arrested, he's determined to reiterate calls government must go as it has failed
Thailand authorities updated in Phuket, almost 80% or 367,000 residents there have received 1 dose of Covid19 vaccine, while another 63% fully vaccinated on island. In July, more than 4,400 rooms reserved with value of 50 million THB/US$1.6 million
Thailand PM Prayut had just given an impromptu presser saying that construction dormitories will come under a lockdown in several provinces like Bangkok & Deep South for a month from Monday. These sites are considered risky for Covid19 infection
Thailand: Activists plan to gather at Phan Fa Lilat Bridge in Bangkok from 16:00 June 26
Govt deputy COVID Centre spokeswoman says lockdown in Bangkok may be targeted at specific areas & industries & not the whole of Bangkok. Centre chaired by Prayut meeting at 2pm, however
Soldiers and police officers, including one dressed as Masked Rider, showed up near Narathiwat's Cho Airong market on Thursday to hand out vegetables to residents
Thailand protest leaders spoke briefly outside parliament on why the constitution must be changed so as to enable the citizens to have the highest authority, power & not a select group
Thailand key protest leaders out to resume demand for changes of changing constitution, asking PM Prayut to quit & reform monarchy. Today they're focusing on key demand of charter as they say changing charter key in reforming the rest
Thailand protesters focusing on a key demand today of wanting to change the constitution. They want to rewrite whole charter which pro-government MPs and supporters oppose strongly. Drastic change to charter will be hard in house
3rd police barricade so far after almost 2 hours of marching towards Thailand parliament house. Certain roads leading to key government buildings are where police don't want protesters to get near. But protesters continue on
Thailand police warned key protest leaders their bail may be revoked if they break their conditional release. Some have a string of lesemajeste/112 charter against them. But leaders are out believing they need to do this to bring change
Thailand protest expected to last throughout day as they want the MPs in parliament to do their job for the sake of the people. Protesters say they want to continue to push and break the ceiling for change in country
Parliament in session today and MPs suppose to vote for constitutional changes. But Thailand protesters say the changes are superficial and will not really change the system
Thailand protesters undeterred as they change route in march towards parliament house. They insist they want PM Prayut to get out as the system and government under him they Claim is a failure
Thailand police barricaded a road where protesters were going to March along towards parliament house
Protesters are gathering at the Democracy Monument as they prepare to march to the parliament. The 9-kilometer march will take Rama VI Road to avoid police blockade on Ratchadamnoen Avenue. #ม็อบ24มิถุนา #KE
Parliament passed the referendum law in its third reading on Tuesday. By doing so, a referendum can be held to determine whether or not the charter should be amended or rewritten
Thailand PM Prayut says rolling out a nationwide Covid19 vaccination programme for a population of almost 70 million people is "historic". The mass vaccination started June 7. So some glitches unavoidable he adds calling for everyone's understanding
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