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- Once Asia's top performer, the Thai baht is now becoming the region's worst-hit currency
baht, once the strongest-performing Asian currency before the pandemic hit, has been steadily falling and is 9.9% lower against the dollar this year.
CNBC. Monday, 26 Jul 2021.
- Couple transform their Yorkshire new-build home into tropical paradise with plants from travels
Chris Ensell (right), 32, and his wife, Anneka (left), 31, moved into their house with a barren garden. They recreated a Thai
oasis so that stepping into their garden would feel like they were on holiday.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 24 Jul 2021.
- First death from Bitcoin mining: Man is electrocuted while trying to power up faulty computer
Danai Makmek, 26, died on Tuesday in Thailand's central Chonburi province while attempting to fix his sprawling cryptocurrency mining machine, worried out the loss of income of it being out of commission.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 22 Jul 2021.
- Covid: Is China's vaccine success waning in Asia?
and Indonesia's switch to other Covid jabs has raised questions about Chinese vaccines.
BBC News. Sunday, 18 Jul 2021.
- The Open 2021: Jazz Janewattananond hits creative bunker shot
Thailand's Jazz Janewattananond hits a creative bunker shot on his knees on the third day at The Open 2021 at Royal St. George's.
BBC News. Saturday, 17 Jul 2021.
- Goldman Sachs says Covid delta variant could 'significantly' hit growth in Southeast Asia
The spread of the more transmissible delta variant has pushed daily Covid-19 cases to record highs in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand
in recent weeks.
CNBC. Friday, 16 Jul 2021.
- Thailand Will Give Health Workers a Mix of Chinese and Western Vaccines
The move comes after more than 600 medical employees who had received two doses of the Sinovac vaccine became infected.
New York Times. Monday, 12 Jul 2021.
- Thailand To Mix Sinovac And AstraZeneca Shots As Concerns Over Chinese Vaccine Escalate
Those already fully vaccinated with Sinovac will be offered a booster dose of an mRNA vaccine, which includes Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna shots.
Forbes. Monday, 12 Jul 2021.
- Rising Orders For Medical Gloves Earns Rubber Tycoons A Debut Spot Among Thailand's Richest
As the pandemic shredded tire sales, Thai
rubber producer Sri Trang Group switched gears to make more medical gloves. The timely move landed cofounders Somwang and Viyavood Sincharoenkul on the list for the first time.
Forbes. Wednesday, 7 Jul 2021.
- Thailand factory explosion leads to fires; 60 hurt, 1 killed near main Bangkok airport
At least 60 were hurt and 1 was killed this week after an explosion led to fires at a Thai
ABC News. Tuesday, 6 Jul 2021.
- AmEx (AXP) Teams Up With Bangkok Bank, Boosts Thailand Footprint
American Express (AXP) ties up with Bangkok Bank, which is expected to add merchants for AmEx across Thailand
. Its Card Members will be aided with increased card locations.
Zacks. Monday, 5 Jul 2021.
- Thousands evacuated after deadly Thailand factory explosion shakes airport and nearby homes
Thousands of people have been evacuated after an explosion near Thailand's international airport left one dead and another 29 injured, officials said.
Sky News. Monday, 5 Jul 2021.
- No Injures Reported During Fire at Thai Restaurant in Dallas
No one was injured after a fire at a Thai
restaurant in Dallas on Tuesday morning.
NBC. Tuesday, Jun 29 2021.
- Family finds elephant poking its head through kitchen wall in Thailand
ELEPHANT IN THE KITCHEN! A woman in Thailand
found an unexpected visitor in her house in the middle of the night and it's not the first time a hungry elephant has stopped by.
ABC News. Tuesday, 22 Jun 2021.
- 'Ghost town' Phuket steps up vaccinations to reopen to tourists
COVID-19 hit Phuket's Tiger Muaythai camp hard.
Sky News. Sunday, 20 Jun 2021.
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